Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 22 January, 2013

Disinformation campaign against a Senior Researcher of CPA

21st January 2013, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) has been informed of a disinformation campaign against a Senior Researcher of the organisation and unequivocally condemns the generation and dissemination of this false and misleading information. The campaign, currently active over various online fora including blogs, Facebook and Twitter as well as […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 18 January, 2013

Launch of Republic at 40 website

18 January 2013, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) is pleased to announce the launch of a website complementing the print edition of The Sri Lankan Republic at 40: Reflections on Constitutional History, Theory and Practice, first published in December 2012. The website contains the complete contents of the two volume publication […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 11 January, 2013

Impeachment motion against the Chief Justice of Sri Lanka

11 January 2013, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) vehemently condemns the resolution passed by Parliament today to impeach Sri Lanka’s Chief Justice, Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake. This follows CPA’s statement issued on 8th January 2013 welcoming the judgment of the Court of Appeal and determination of the Supreme Court and calling for […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 8 January, 2013

Statement on judgements by Court of Appeal and Supreme Court on impeachment process of Chief Justice

8 January 2013, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) welcomes the judgment of the Court of Appeal quashing the decision of the majority of members of the Select Committee of Parliament delivered on 7th January 2011, and the determination of the Supreme Court issued last week in respect of the question of […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 13 November, 2012

Press Release on the impeachment proceedings against Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake

13 November 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) expresses grave concern over the initiation of impeachment proceedings against Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake. A number of reports in the press reveal that several charges against her have now been placed before Parliament in the form of a Resolution presented to the […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 16 October, 2012

STATEMENT ON THE POSTER ATTACKS AGAINST CPA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

16 October 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) views with very serious concern the appearance of posters in Sinhala on Monday, 15th October 2012 in the environs of Colombo, the English translation of the text of which states: “Let us save the pro-people Divineguma Act that builds the lives of fifteen […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 10 October, 2012

Statement on the assault of the Secretary of the Judicial Services Commission (JSC), Mr. Manjula Tillakeratne

10 October 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka: CPA strongly condemns the assault on the Secretary of the Judicial Services Commission (JSC), Mr. Manjula Tillakeratne on 7th October and demands an immediate end to intimidation and physical violence against the judiciary and all other dissenting voices. This attack is the latest episode in a series of intimidating […]

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