Rakitha Abhayaratne on 7 May, 2022

Dr. Asanga Welikala on Advocata Conversations: FULL DISCUSSION | Ep.02 | Murtaza Jafferjee

CPA Research Fellow Asanga Welikala’s Advocata Conversation with Murtaza Jafferjee on the Sri Lankan Constitution. Issues discussed in this wide-ranging interview include the need for constitutional reform in addressing the current economic crisis, why the abolition of executive presidentialism is imperative for democratisation and the avoidance of future crises, and the design features of the […]

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Rakitha Abhayaratne on 7 May, 2022

CPA statement in regard to State of Emergency imposed by the President on the 6th of May 2022

7th May 2022, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) is deeply concerned by the President’s decision to declare a State of Emergency under section 2 of the Public Security Ordinance (PSO) with effect on the 6th of May 2022 as per Gazette Extraordinary No. 2278/22. This is the second time the President […]

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Rakitha Abhayaratne on 6 May, 2022

‘If Rajapaksas Don’t Go, There Could Be Violence in Lanka; Country Is Bankrupt; Poverty Over 50%’ (Video)

In a 30-minute interview with Karan Thapar for The Wire, Dr Saravanamuttu first speaks about the protests and the way they have united Sri Lanka’s buddhists, Hindus, Muslims and Christians. Although they are not as widespread in the north and east of the island, where the Tamils live, there are protests there as well. Dr […]

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Rakitha Abhayaratne on 3 May, 2022

Confidence in Democratic Governance Index (Wave 2): Summary of Findings and Overview (Tamil)

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Rakitha Abhayaratne on 2 May, 2022

Confidence in Democratic Governance Index (wave 2): Summary of Findings and Overview in Sinhala

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Rakitha Abhayaratne on 29 April, 2022

Confidence in Democratic Governance Index (2nd wave): Summary Findings and Overview

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 […]

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Rakitha Abhayaratne on 20 April, 2022

CPA Statement in Regard to Police Shooting and Killing Protesters in Rambukkana

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 regard to the […]

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