Centre for Policy Alternatives on 11 October, 2012

The Centre for Policy Alternatives Vs. Attorney General (Divineguma Bill (2)) (SC SD 6/2012)

A Bill titled ‘Divineguma’ was placed on the Order Paper of the Parliament (for the second time) on 9th October 2012.On presenting the Bill to Parliament the Hon. Speaker informed Parliament that the Governors of all 9 Provincial Councils had informed H.E the President that the respective Provincial Councils had no objection to the enactment […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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