Rakitha Abhayaratne on 1 August, 2022

Request for action on the attacks against peaceful protestors on 21st of July 2022 and other incidents of violence

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The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) has monitored recent incidents of violence including incidents that targeted peaceful protestors, media personnel and lawyers including the events of 21st/22nd July 2022 with grave concern. We issued a statement containing our initial concerns on 22nd July 2022.1 This letter raises several issues in relation to the inaction by the authorities and the need for action.

Read the full letter in English here.