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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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LST’s Response to the statement of His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith

September 26, 2018

The Law and Society Trust is committed to promoting human rights through advocacy and legal research. We are greatly disturbed to hear the statements made by His Eminence, The Most Reverend Malcolm Ranjith on Sunday 23 September 2018, dismissing and discrediting “human rights as the latest religion of the West” and cautioning Sri …

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Waiting for Mahinda mahaththaya: Part II

June 27, 2018

Reading the Result Law and Trust Society Review May 2018 says according to the election results, it is clear that – except in the area subject to the Weliweriya – Rathupaswala drinking water controversy and brutal attack on protestors – in Bandarawela, Beruwela and Lahugala, the SLPP has failed to …

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‘Waiting for Mahinda mahaththaya’: Part I

June 27, 2018

Law and Trust Society Review May 2018 says the local government election for 337 local government bodies in Sri Lanka (except Elpitiya Pradeshiya Sabha), was held on 10 February, 2018. This election and its results captured special attention due to two main reasons: This was the first election held under …

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PATHIKADA: Vidura Munasinghe

June 19, 2018

Vidura Munasighe, Senior Researcher – Law & Society Trust on Pathikada – 18/06/2018

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