Sri Lanka Ignores Human Rights in Prevention of Terrorism Act Amendment

Sri Lanka Ignores Human Rights in Prevention of Terrorism Act Amendment

The parliament in Sri Lanka amended its controversial Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) early last week under pressure and threat from the European Union to revoke their favorable trade status. Then again, opposition legislators said this would not stop the abuses under the law. Sri Lanka’s rights data has drawn the wrath of the international […]

Sri Lanka Suffers Bombings on Easter Sunday

Sri Lanka Suffers Bombings on Easter Sunday

On April 21, 2019, Christians in Sri Lanka congregated to celebrate Easter Sunday. During this festival time, three churches were bombed, killing over 200 people and injuring approximately 450. Police say that the bombings were a result of a coordinated terrorist attack, specifically orchestrated by one group. In addition to the churches, three hotels where […]

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