The 2015 Presidential election is due to take place on 8th January 2015 and propaganda activities in that connection are being conducted at present. It has been reported to the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka that some political party candidates have been denied the opportunity to use certain places, grounds and halls within the control of local government authorities.
Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) met Election Commissioner on 11th December 2014 at the head office of the Commission. The purpose of this meeting was to discuss the present situation relating to the Presidential Election – 2015 and to identify issues and challenges which arise in conducting a Free and Fair election.
The UN General Assembly proclaimed 10th December as the Human Rights day in 1950, to draw the attention of people of the world to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as the common standard of achievement for all people and all the nations. This year the UN theme for the human rights Day is “Human Rights 365”. “Human Rights 365” encompasses the idea that everyday is Human Rights Day. This Read More>>
The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) met the Secretary General of the Commonwealth Secretariat and his team on 28th October 2014 during his official visit to Sri Lanka.