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‘Is this a govt. of laws or a govt. of men?’

Mar 31st, 2014 | By

By Namini Wijedasa Lawyers, academics and activists hit out at the growing militarisation of every aspect of society at a forum organised by the BASL to analyse the implications of a gazette vesting police powers in the armed forces Speakers at a crammed public forum this week denounced increasing military encroachment into various aspects of

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Preface to Reconciliation

Mar 27th, 2014 | By

The Grand Finale of the interschool debating competition between the finalists Visakha Vidyalaya Colombo and Mahinda Vidyalaya Galle on LLRC recommendations and reconciliation process in Sri Lanka organized by “Rights Now” will be held today 27th of March at Lakshman Kadiragamer Institute for International Relations and Strategic Studies. Deshamanya Mr. Bradman Weerakoon will be delivering

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National Delegates Conference of Samabima readers circle – Kandy with Photos

Mar 5th, 2014 | By

By Rights Now National Conference of ‘Samabima’ readers’ circles was held on 14th and 15th of February at the Nation Builders’ Association Auditorium, Kundasale, and Kandy. Over 80 civil activists and opinion makers from readers’ circles in different districts attended to this conference. The conference titled “against development myth and the international conspiracy myth” was

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“Raise Your Voice through Women in Politics”- International Women’s Day Celebration 2014

Mar 5th, 2014 | By

By Chandima Dunuwila As you all know that International Women’s day will be celebrated in 8th March in many countries around the world. This has been marked as a global day celebrating the economical, political and social achievement of women past, present and future. In some places like China, Russia, Vietnam and Bulgeria International Women’s

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Thousands protest against government in Sri Lanka

Jan 30th, 2014 | By

 By BHARATHA MALLAWARACHI COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Thousands of protesters from opposition parties, human rights groups, trade unions and media groups marched Tuesday in Sri Lanka’s capital in a rare show of dissent against the government. They held separate marches in Colombo, shouting slogans which accused authorities of corruption and mismanagement, and later came together

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We are Change Makers: ‘Rights Now’ Youth Forum Concluded- with photos

Jan 27th, 2014 | By

Annual Conference of the ‘Rights Now’ Youth Forum organized by the Rights Now Former Interns Association was held on 24th, 25th and 26th at Chinthana Centre, Nainamadama. 40 Delegates representing 15 internship batches of former interns were attended this youth forum. Mr. Deepthi Kumara Gunarathna was invited by the Rights Now Former Interns Association to

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Certificate Awarding Ceremony- with photos

Jan 24th, 2014 | By

Certificates were awarded for the successful completion of 2nd Certificate Course on Human Rights on 23rd January at South Asia Partneship Auditorium, Rajagiriya. This certificate course lasted for three months was conducted by Rights Now Collective for Democracy for the benefit of selected members of the ‘Samabima’ readers circles in Colombo district. Sudarshana Gunawardana, Executive

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