Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka played an active role to ensure a free, fair and impartial election in the past presidential election hold on 8th January 2015. Human Rights Commission dealt with government officers, members of civil societies and Election Monitors to help the people of the country to choose their representative or first citizen of the country according to their own choice.
The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka decided to setup a special secretariat to prevent election related fundamental rights violations while casting votes. The secretariat will consist of a Commissioner, the Secretary and a few senior officers of the Commission. This special body will function until 4.00 p.m. of the Election Day – 8th January 2015.
Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) has taken steps to ensure the voting rights of all the private sector employees in Sri Lanka. This action was taken by the Commission based on a discussion held on 22nd December 2014 with the Commissioner of Elections, Secretary of the Ministry of Labour and Labour Relations and the Commissioner General of Labour. As a result of the discussion the Commissioner of Elections Read More>>
A directive has been issued to all public officers of Sri Lanka on the Presidential election 2015 by the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka. The main intention of this directive is to ensure that the upcoming presidential election of Sri Lanka 2015 will be free and fair and a reflection of the view of people of the country without any pressure being brought upon them. Human Rights Commission of Read More>>