Militarisation in Sri Lanka Part 1: The Military and the Economy

Sri Lanka Campaign would like to thank Risa Thevakumaran for her hard work researching for and designing the infographics used in this article. In recent months, Sri Lanka has been rocked by an economic, social, and political crisis. Whilst the situation on the ground...

Report – Disappearances in Sri Lanka: A Continuing Crime

Sri Lanka’s Accountability Crisis: Part 3 of 3 This is the final of a 3-part series of essays and reports which the Sri Lanka Campaign have published in recent weeks, ahead of the Office of the High Commissioner on Human Right’s statement on accountability in Sri...

Report – Cycles of Violence in Sri Lanka: A Crisis of Accountability

Sri Lanka’s Accountability Crisis: Part 2 of 3 This is the second of a 3-part series of essays and reports which the Sri Lanka Campaign will be publishing in the coming weeks, ahead of the Office of the High Commissioner on Human Right’s statement on accountability in...

Why Does Accountability Matter in Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka’s Accountability Crisis: Part 1 of 3 This is the first of a 3-part series of essays and reports which the Sri Lanka Campaign will be publishing in the coming weeks, ahead of the Office of the High Commissioner on Human Right’s statement on...

UK Atrocity Prevention Working Group Letter on Sri Lanka

The Sri Lanka Campaign, People for Equality and Relief in Lanka (PEARL) and members of the UK Atrocity Prevention Working Group have sent a letter to several members of the British government, including Secretary of State Liz Truss MP, expressing our concern at the...

Campaign Update: Hejaaz Hizbullah Released on Bail

On 7 February 2022, after more than 21 months in detention, the Colombo Court of Appeal granted bail to Hejaaz Hizbullah, a prominent human rights lawyer and activist. Hejaaz was initially arrested by Sri Lankan security forces on 14 April 2020 under the draconian...