Ten FR petitions filed against dissolution of parliament

30 ViewsSeveral political parties have filed petitions at the Supreme Court today (12) against the arbitrary dissolution of the Parliament. Accordingly, 10 fundamental rights petitions have been submitted to the Supreme Court. Political parties including United National Party (UNP), Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) and the Tamil National Alliance (TNA), Tamil Progressive Alliance (TPA) and the […]

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Why does not Ranil try to go to Court?

41 Views  Why does not former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe go before the Supreme Court if his removal is illegal, asked Pivithuru Hela Urumaya General Secretary and Parliamentarian Udaya Gammanpila yesterday. The former Prime Minister and the United National Party (UNP) will not petition the Supreme Court because they know very well that removing the […]

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Amith Weerasinha and 9 others granted bail

36 ViewsLeader of the Mahashon Balakaya, Amith Weerasinghe and nine others who were remanded over the Digana unrest were granted bail by the Kandy High Court today. The suspects were arrested by the Terrorist Investigation Division (TID) in connection with the riots in Digana, Kandy earlier this year

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UN Asks Sri Lanka to Repatriate Commander in Mali

63 ViewsThe United Nations asked the government of Sri Lanka on Friday to immediately repatriate the commander of its 200-strong contingent assigned to the U.N. peacekeeping force in Mali following a review of his human rights background. U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric announced Friday that the request for Lt. Col. Kalana Amunupure to leave the troubled […]

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