Remembering the dead is not a crime

During the first two weeks of May 2017 he was visited six times by military intelligence. On several occasions, he received anonymous late-night phone calls. Between 16-20th May he was summoned by the police three times to provide statements. And yesterday, a court...

What just happened in Geneva (2.0)?

Last week, members of the UN Human Rights Council adopted another resolution on Sri Lanka – Resolution 34/1 – renewing the government’s pledges to deliver a meaningful process of justice and reconciliation.  In this post, we briefly explain how and why the resolution...

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...