25th September 2022, (Colombo) The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) is gravely concerned by the Gazette published by President Ranil Wickremesinghe on the 23rd of September 2022, containing High Security Zone Order No. 1 of 2022. These orders/regulations designate several areas within the Colombo district as “high security zones” and impose a regime of strict regulation of activities within such areas and provide for penalties and harsher bail conditions.
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