Centre for Policy Alternatives on 15 November, 2021

A Constitutional Performance Assessment: National Poll

15th November, 2021: The 20th amendment to the Constitution that was passed into law on the 22nd of October 2020 provided wide sweeping powers to the executive that further endangered the crippling democratic space prevalent in the country. Furthermore, the pandemic and its limitations have enabled the government to continue with its autocratic rule and […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 9 May, 2020

The importance of testing in combatting Covid-19

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 9 July, 2019

The death penalty in Sri Lanka: Infographics

The Centre for Policy Alternatives released a set of infographics on the death penalty in Sri Lanka. There are 7 infographics in the series. They are available in English, Sinhala, and Tamil and can be downloaded here.

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 25 April, 2019

Understanding Emergency: Easter Sunday Attacks 2019

The Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka were the worst incidence of terrorism since the end of the war a decade ago. Four days after the main events, the aftershocks of the attack have still not subsided and the country has not returned to normalcy. In order to deal with the situation, the President proclaimed […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 3 February, 2017

RTI in Sri Lanka – 2017

The Right to Information Act comes into effect today – the 3rd of February 2017. Here are some key facts on the act’s purpose, the information accessible through it and how to get about filing a request for information. Access the act in English, Sinhala and Tamil.  

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 16 March, 2016

INFOGRAPHIC: Transitional Justice in Sri Lanka

Download as a PDF here or high-resolution JPG here. Download the high resolution images in Sinhala and Tamil.

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 28 January, 2016

FULL REPORT: Consumption and Perceptions of Mainstream and Social Media in the Western Province

28 January 2016, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) launched yesterday the top-line report of a survey on the consumption and perceptions of mainstream and social media in the Western Province. The full report, the Executive Summary in Tamil and Sinhala, detailed presentations made by renowned media critic Nalaka Gunawardene and award winning journalist Dilrukshi Handunetti who […]

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