Time to use human rights sanctions in Sri Lanka

Today, on International Human Rights Day, the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), announced that Furqan Bangalzai, a former commander of a Pakistani terrorist organisation, would be designated for sanctions under the Global Human Rights Regime....

Remembering the Disappeared

27th October is Day of Commemoration of Disappearances in Sri Lanka Sri Lankans have lived under the terrible shadow of enforced disappearances for decades: in the security forces’ campaign against the JVP leftists in the late 1980s and in the conflict between the...

Take action: ask Police Scotland to stop training police in Sri Lanka

Police Scotland’s training of Sri Lanka’s abusive police force is currently paused. Now we have an opportunity to cancel the training altogether. Our friends at Freedom From Torture are running a campaign asking Scottish supporters to write to their representative in...

In memory of Edward Mortimer (1943-2021)

Edward Mortimer, who recently passed away at the age of 77, was integral to the creation of the Sri Lanka Campaign, playing a key role in the campaigning activity that took place in the aftermath of the civil war in 2009 and serving as the organisation’s first chair...