This document provides a brief Q and A of the controversial Online Safety Bill. The version of the Bill that is examined contains the proposed Committee Stage amendments made by the Attorney-General, which were subsequently approved by the Supreme Court. For an explanation of the differences between the originally Gazetted Online Safety Bill and the […]
Supreme Court Decision in SC FR 91/2023 – Challenging the Prevention of Terrorism (De-radicalization from holding violent extremist religious ideology) Regulations No. 01 of 2021
On the 21st of March 2021, the Government published in the Gazette regulations purportedly made under the Prevention of Terrorism Act, namely the Prevention of Terrorism (De-radicalization from holding violent extremist religious ideology) Regulations No. 01 of 2021. Through these regulations, the Government attempted to set up a system of ‘rehabilitation’ for categories of persons […]
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Audited accounts for 2022. Click HERE to download full PDF.
The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) is a non-partisan, independent organization primarily dedicated to strengthening institutions and building capacity for good governance and conflict transformation in Sri Lanka. The CPA is committed to conducting research and advocacy programs that critically evaluate public policies, identify alternative solutions, and promote an improved political culture and social environment. […]
The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) has previously raised concerns with the Online Safety Bill (OSB) and challenged certain clauses in the Supreme Court.1 On the 18th of October, during the hearing on the constitutionality of the OSB,2 the Attorney General’s Department of Sri Lanka produced to the Supreme Court a series of amendments that […]
Audited accounts for 2021. Click HERE to download full PDF.