Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 22 August, 2012

Commentary on the National Plan of Action to Implement the Recommendations of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission

22nd August 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) has produced a commentary on the National Plan of Action to Implement the Recommendations of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) that welcomes the initiative by the Government to move forward on the LLRC, while pointing out gaps and problems which need […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 22 August, 2012

Commentary on the National Plan of Action to Implement the Recommendations of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission

22nd August 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) has produced a commentary on the National Plan of Action to Implement the Recommendations of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) that welcomes the initiative by the Government to move forward on the LLRC, while pointing out gaps and problems which need […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 17 August, 2012

Press Release: Serious concerns over the ‘Divineguma Bill’

17th August 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) is concerned about the tabling of the “Divineguma Bill” in Parliament which if enacted will have serious implications for democracy, devolution and good governance in Sri Lanka. CPA and its Executive Director filed a Petition today in the Supreme Court (SC SD 3/2012) […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 17 August, 2012

Press Release: Serious concerns over the ‘Divineguma Bill’

17th August 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) is concerned about the tabling of the “Divineguma Bill” in Parliament which if enacted will have serious implications for democracy, devolution and good governance in Sri Lanka. CPA and its Executive Director filed a Petition today in the Supreme Court (SC SD 3/2012) […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 30 July, 2012

Statement on the Attack on the Mannar Magistrate’s Court

30th July 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) views with serious concern, and condemns in the strongest possible terms, the recent incident in which the Mannar courts premises was attacked by a mob, and the Mannar Magistrate and Additional District Judge was reportedly threatened verbally by the Minister of Industries and […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 15 June, 2012

Vinayagamoorthy Kohilampal Vs Basil Rajapaksa, Minister, Ministry of Economic Development (SC FR 309/2012)

On 15th June 2012, Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA), supported 7 Petitioners originally from Sampur to file a Fundamental Rights petition (SC FR 309/2012) challenging their continued inability to access private property in Sampur and Gazette Extraordinary No. 1758/26  (17 May 2012) which demarcated their properties in Sampur as a “Special Zone for Heavy Industries”. CPA […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 2 June, 2012

Tamil Language Rights in Sri Lanka

2 June 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) is pleased to release it’s latest tri-lingual publication, Tamil Language Rights in Sri Lanka. As noted in the Introduced penned by Dr. Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu, the Executive Director of CPA, “‘Tamil Language Rights in Sri Lanka’ is written by a distinguished former civil servant […]

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