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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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 3 October, 2012

Basic Guide on the key provisions in the Divineguma Bill

3rd October 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) has prepared a Basic Guide on the key provisions in the Divineguma Bill (referred to here as the Bill) which also explains the impact of the Bill if enacted. While the provisions of the Bill impact several different areas this note will primarily […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 13 September, 2012

Language Equality in Information on Pharmaceuticals

13th September 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka: In light of the recent article carried by the Island newspaper dated 7/9/2012 and titled “All three languages compulsory to market drugs from next year” the Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) welcomes the stance taken by the Ministry of Health and the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL). […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 3 September, 2012

REMINDER: A range of content to combat growing surveillance and censorship of online content in Sri Lanka

3 September 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka: In late July 2012, the Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) released in Tamil, Sinhala and English, three short-form videos and informative posters on online freedom of expression in Sri Lanka. This content is now available on Flickr and YouTube, in addition to the other web repositories noted below. All […]

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