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This report presents the latest findings of the Confidence in Democratic Governance Index (Wave 2) conducted by Social Indicator (SI), the survey research arm of the Centre for Policy Alternatives. This scientific opinion poll aims to capture a snapshot of public experiences under the current crisis situation. Further, the poll also examines the causes for […]
20th April 2022: (CPA) is deeply concerned by the violence witnessed on 19th April 2022 in Rambukkana, which has resulted in the death of one person and reports of dozens more injured, after law enforcement officers opened fire on protestors agitating on the recent increase on fuel prices. Read CPA official statement in re to the […]
19th April 2022, Colombo: In lieu of the political and economic crisis that has the country in a stranglehold and the island wide protests calling for the ousting of the Rajapaksa’s and their govt. The SJB has stated that they would present an NCM motion against the govt. and an impeachment motion against President Gotabhaya […]
CPA launches Report on Threats to Journalists, HR Defenders and Civil Society 2022, CPA and FMM jointly held an event April 7 2022 to launch the Report on the Analysis of HRD Cases and Articles, resulting from the recent project on Promoting Human Rights and Democratic Values in Sri Lanka. The Report, titled Human Rights […]
Official CPA statement in regard to the current state of crisis & public outcry for change in leadership
5th April 2022: As thousands of civilians flock to the streets across the Island in protest of the Rajapaksha regime’s mishandling and mismanagement of Sri Lanka’s economy and Government, CPA deems it of vital importance to clearly state its official standpoint in regard to the state of crisis in Sri Lanka and the public outcry […]
Rights of those arrested by Law enforcement [the Police or the Military] “The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) is gravely disturbed by news reports of the Police not providing information on citizens who have been arrested/ detained. In order to ensure all citizens are aware of their legal rights, CPA has prepared this short question […]