SRI LANKA: A system of governance based on a failed idea

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Article : If there is anyone who may have some illusion about this idea having some effectiveness, it is only the opposition leader Ranil Wickremasinghe, who was closely associated with President JR Jayawardene. Unfortunately, he is the opposition leader, and therefore he is the main obstacle in the way of mobilizing the mass disillusionment about this idea. Read More...

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SRI LANKA: Relevance of Freedom of Association in 1992 and today; Ratawawi Peramuna and its players

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Article : Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), are the popular punching bag of the Government of Sri Lanka (GOSL), when its actions are challenged by any individual and/or organization. Name-calling, brandishing circulars to warn NGOs and now a draconian law to prevent them from raising public issues has been the modus operandi of the regime to curb and crush dissent. The context of the sudden and heightened attack on NGOs is also relevant. Read More...

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NEPAL: Justice Denied

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Article : There are four basic components of transitional justice: right to know the truth, right to justice, reparations, and long-term necessary institutional and legal reform. The right to truth is a critically important aspect of transitional process. First, the truth needs to be established and all the facts should be recorded in an objective and transparent manner. Read More...

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