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Ampara civil society organisation’s report launched blocked by Election Commission

October 18, 2019

The Law and Society Trust (LST) is deeply concerned with the decision that impeded the launch event of a report published by the Human Elevation Organisation (HEO) in Addalachchenai, Ampara on October 12th, 2019. HEO, a partner organisation of the People’s Alliance for Right to Land (PARL), compiled a report …

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Responding to Easter Attacks: Role of New Social Imaginaries

May 24, 2019

  Panel discussion and launch of the publication “Islamic Extremism: Clash of Civilizations or Clash within Civilization” by Vidura Prabath Munasinghe and Kaushalya Ariyarathne. Discussion Panel Malathei de Alwis Sivagnanam Jeyasanker Sharmila Seyyid Nirmal Ranjith Devasiri Date – May 28, 2019 Time – 3 pm Venue – ICES Auditorium, Kynsey …

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Summer school in decolonising thought

April 3, 2019

Social Media Declaration 2019

March 20, 2019

The Law and Society Trust was among 16 organisation  that developed a code of conduct for Responsible Social Media use in Sri Lanka, that has now been published as the Social Media Declaration Colombo 2019. The Declaration recognises the inviolable importance of the freedom of expression on or over social media, …

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LST requests President to convene the Parliament

November 1, 2018

The Law and Society Trust is deeply concerned with the current developments in Sri Lanka and we urge the President to resolve this impasse by speedily re-convening Parliament and enabling Parliament to determine which member of Parliament has the support to lead the government.The Law and Society Trust is deeply …

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