Legal

No Visit

Feb 02, 2013 (LBO) – The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHARI) said visas for a delegation to visit Sri Lanka had been …

Resolution

Jan 28, 2013 (AFP) – The US will bring a fresh resolution to the UN Human Rights Council in a bid to force Sri Lanka to deliver on promises to probe its …

Concerns

Jan 17, 2013 (LBO) – The International Commissions of Jurists, an international rights body promoting rule of law has raised concerns about Sri …

Missive

Jan 16, 2013 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s impeached Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake said she was leaving her residence and chambers fearing violence, …

Sworn In

Jan 15, 2013 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapaksa had sworn in Mohan Peiris, a former Attorney General as Chief Justice amid heavy …

No Quarter

Jan 13, 2013 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake has not asked for time to remain till April 30 which will be followed by a …

Ordered Out

Jan 13, 2013 (AFP) – Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse on Sunday sacked the chief justice by ratifying a controversial parliamentary vote, defying …

Voted

Jan 11, 2013 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s parliament has voted to oust chief justice Shirani Bandaranayake in on sharply partisan lines with courts and the …

Boycot Call

Jan 11, 2013 (AFP) – Sri Lankan lawyers Friday urged judges to refuse to accept the appointment of a new chief justice ahead of a vote that is expected …

Condemned

Jan 11, 2013 (LBO) – Britain, has condemned the beheading of a Sri Lankan maid who was sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia for the death of an infant in …

Sovereignty

Jan 10, 2013 (LBO) – The Employers’ Federation of Ceylon a grouping of large firms has called for rule of law to be respected ahead of an expected …

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