Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 14 May, 2011

Commentary on Returns, Resettlement and Land Issues in the North of Sri Lanka

The North and East of Sri Lanka were the worst affected provinces during the ethnic conflict. Both areas witnessed death, destruction and displacement and are presently going through phases of rebuilding, reconstruction and development. Although Sri Lanka has faced numerous disasters and crises, both man made and natural, and experienced several phases of return, resettlement, […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 14 May, 2011

Devolution in the Eastern Province: Implementation of the Thirteenth Amendment and Public Perceptions, 2008-2010

Foreword The challenge facing post–war Sri Lanka after the defeat of the LTTE is to move to a post –conflict situation defined as one in which at a basic minimum, the causes of conflict are not sustained and certainly not re-produced. This requires the prioritisation of establishing a democratic peace with governance and reconciliation between […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 18 November, 2009

Death Threat against Dr. Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu: A Clarification of Events

The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) wishes to correct and clarify media reportage of the death threat against its Executive Director, Dr. Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu.  CPA is both deeply concerned and appalled at the distortions of the chain of events in the media, particularly the state controlled media, in which it appears that exigencies of government […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 25 May, 2009

Press Release on the interim order issued by the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka on the eviction of Tamil persons from Colombo – 9th June 2007

Press Release on the interim order issued by the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka on the eviction of Tamil persons from Colombo. 9th June 2007 Download it here.

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 25 May, 2009

Press statement condemning military interference on Jaffna NGOs meetings with UN Under Secretary General on humanitarian affairs – 9th August 2007

Press statement condemning military interference on Jaffna NGOs meetings with UN Under Secretary General on humanitarian affairs – 9th August 2007. Press statement condemning military interference on Jaffna NGOs meetings with UN Under Secretary General on humanitarian affairs – 9th August 2007

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 25 May, 2009

Press Release on Supreme Court grants leave to proceed to case filed by CPA on the eviction of Tamils from Colombo – 26th July 2007

Press Release on Supreme Court grants leave to proceed to case filed by CPA on the eviction of Tamils from Colombo. 26th July 2007. Press Release on Supreme Court grants leave to proceed to case filed by CPA on the eviction of Tamils from Colombo – 26th July 2007

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 17 May, 2009

Checkpoints

Article written by Sanjana Hattotuwa, Senior Researcher, CPA published in The Sunday Leader, 3 May 2009. Checkpoints

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