Legal

Detention End

August 31, 2011 (AFP) - About 1,200 alleged Tamil Tiger rebels in Sri Lanka will be released, with the end of emergency rule imposed 28 years ago to deal with …

Compounded

Aug 30, 2011 (LBO) - Sri Lanka's securities watchdog has fined Environmental Resources Inc and several officers, over a disclosure related offence, market …

Another Step

Aug 25, 2011 (LBO) - Sri Lanka will end nearly three decades of emergency rule, President Mahinda Rajapaksa told the island's parliament, which has to renew …

Arrest

August 20, 2011 (AFP) - Sri Lankan police on Saturday arrested a top Buddhist monk on a charge of having sex with a 12-year-old girl in violation of strict …

Fraud Network

SYDNEY, August 15, 2011 (AFP) - Five men from Malaysia and Sri Lanka were charged Monday with being members of an international fraud syndicate responsible for …

Lawlessness

Aug 11, 2011 (LBO) - Friday Forum, a Sri Lankan citizens group fighting to re-establish rule of law and liberal democracy, has raised fresh concerns about …

Rights Activist

July 29, 2011 (AFP) - The body of a prominent Sri Lankan human rights activist missing since February last year has been found, the United Nations said Friday. …

Tied Hands

July 25, 2011 (LBO) - The chairman of Sri Lanka's state-run Ceylon Petroleum Corporation, Ashantha de Mel had "no choice" but to use zero costs derivatives to …

Lawlessness

July 16, 2011 (LBO) - Sri Lanka's lawlessness and injustice was systematically engineered by the best legal minds in the country over a long period and the …

Port Closed

WELLINGTON, July 11, 2011 (AFP) - New Zealand has refused entry to a boat load of Sri Lankan asylum seekers, saying it would only open the door to "millions of …

Legal Status

July 6, 2011 (LBO) - Sri Lanka's recent state land sales to investors have procedural flaws that could result in the contracts being challenged in courts and …

Watch List

WASHINGTON, June 28, 2011 (AFP) - The United States on Monday removed the Philippines and Singapore from a human trafficking watchlist that had drawn concerns …

Not Twice

June 26, 2011 (LBO) - Sri Lanka's and Bahrain has signed an agreement to stop double taxation of interest and dividends from investment made in each country, …

Lawlessness

June 25, 2011 (LBO) - Use of torture by police in Sri Lanka is "endemic" and lawlessness has gradually superseded rule of law in the island partly due a flawed …

Rule Making

June 18, 2011 (LBO) - Sri Lanka's securities regulator has finalized rules to allow exchange traded funds (ETFs) with Indian help, and the final document is …

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