Guilty for screening a documentary. Help #DefendLena

[Update 27/2/17: a dedicated webpage with regular updates about Lena’s case has been set up here. You can also follow developments via @pusatkomas on Twitter] On Tuesday 21st February, Lena Hendry, a human rights defender in Malaysia, was convicted for her part...

2016 Christmas Appeal

Dear Friends, 2017 will be a critical year for Sri Lanka. In March, the UN Human Rights Council will decide whether to extend its monitoring of Sri Lanka’s justice and reconciliation process. Given the very limited progress to date, it is absolutely essential that...

EU: Don’t turn a blind eye to torture in Sri Lanka

The EU may be about to turn a blind eye to torture in Sri Lanka. Here’s how you can stop them. In just under a month’s time, the EU Commission will take a decision on whether to begin the process of restoring ‘GSP+’ preferential trade status to Sri Lanka, the scheme...