No place for soldiers: the militarisation of Sri Lanka’s schools

We are pleased to announce the release of a short new report, ‘No Place for Soldiers’, examining the role of the Sri Lankan army in civilian schools across the country. In it, we analyse two years’ worth of army press releases to reveal the staggering extent of the...

Sri Lanka’s slide into authoritarianism

Last Tuesday, on 2 June, Sri Lanka entered a period of unconstitutional executive rule. Following its dissolution for elections on 2 March, the country’s Parliament has now been suspended for more than the three-month period specified by the Constitution. Although...

The True Cost of your Trip to Sri Lanka (new short video)

Visiting Sri Lanka but concerned about human rights? Then check out this fantastic new short video (below) by ’47 Roots’, a punchy round-up of some of the potential ethical pitfalls of your trip and how you can manage them. For further information about...