Home Office mendacity

It has come to our attention that the UK Home Office has been using an extract from an interview our Campaign Director gave on 10th of March 2015 in order to justify the statement that the risk of persecution has reduced since the accession to power of President...

Cameron in the dock for failing to prevent torture reprisals

  Two years on and the legacy of David Cameron’s visit to the 2013 Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting remains a topic of debate. His historic visit to the North of Sri Lanka, though regarded by some as a powerful gesture of solidarity with members of the...

Thank you

It has been a great 24 hours. Firstly our “thunderclap” twitter campaign sent a powerful message about rape in Sri Lanka from hundreds of you to your combined millions of followers. Twitter celebrities MIA, and Cara Delevingne and activist Bianca Jagger...

William Hague: it’s #Timetoact

We think it is fantastic that William Hague is hosting the first ever Global Summit on Sexual Violence in London next week, but we are concerned that he does not seem to be taking sexual violence in Sri Lanka seriously. Hague’s Preventing Sexual Violence...

How the Foreign Office makes decisions

Britain’s Foreign Office has had a puzzling policy towards Sri Lanka in recent years. At times it has been downright terrible: selling arms to Sri Lanka and denying the clear evidence of torture by Sri Lankan security forces. At other times it has been a deal...