The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka has released a set of General Recommendations on Elections to be followed by the Commissioner of Elections in regard to the upcoming Uva Provincial Council Election – 2014.
The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka has released set of election monitoring recommendations to be followed by the Commissioner of Elections in regard to the forthcoming Uva Provincial election.
A sadistic school principal has ordered students to administer knocks on the head of a 10 year old student at Bakamuna Diyabeduma Vidyalaya Pollonnaruwa.
HRCSL Chairman emphasised the necessity to abolish the death penalty forthwith at a Publication launching ceremony held at HRCSL auditorium on 10.07.2014. The Publication contains the HRCSL recommendations and it was formally handed over to the Secretary Ministry of Justice, Ms. Kamalini de Silva and to the other officials who represented the other relevant authorities.
The working session held in Colombo on 22 – 23 May, brought together the Chairman, Justice Priyantha R.P. Perera, Commissioners Dr. Mahanamahewa, Mr. Anandarajah, and Ms. Ismail and the staff of the Commission, with 14 of the 44 HRCSL participants traveling from the regional offices outside of Colombo.
The Commonwealth Secretariat hosted a four day capacity development intervention for the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka which took place from 10-13 March 2014 in Geneva.
The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka is pleased to note that the Authorities have taken measures to release the two HRD’s from the TID custody.
The HRCSL recommends that all institutions should adopt a policy relating eradicating sexual harassment in work places and should take measures to provide a remedy to victims of sexual harassment. Sri Lanka also has ratified the convention on elimination of discrimination against women (CEDAW) which emphasizes the eradication of gender based violence and sexual harassment.
The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka recognizes the right of every citizen to vote, to freely engage in political activities and the right to free and fair elections enshrined in the (1978) Constitution of Sri Lanka and recognizes by other relevant legislative enactments passed by the Parliament of Sri Lanka.