Job vacancy: Deputy Campaign Director

Job Description The Sri Lanka Campaign for Peace and Justice is a small but dynamic campaigning organisation that aims to bring about a just and lasting peace in Sri Lanka based upon accountability and respect for human rights. We are multi-ethnic and non-partisan in...

Militarisation in Sri Lanka Part 2: The COVID-19 Pandemic

To read the first part of this series on militarisation in Sri Lanka, click here. The power wielded by the armed forces has been in the spotlight in Sri Lanka in the last few months as the economic crisis continues, with the military playing a prominent role both in...

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...

Joint Statement: End Government Crackdown on Peaceful Protesters

We, the undersigned organizations, condemn the Sri Lankan authorities’ violent crackdown and increasing reprisals against peaceful protesters in Sri Lanka. This includes arrests, intimidation and the brutal attack on the protest camp in Colombo on 22 July 2022....

17 Organizations Request Investigation of Gotabaya Rajapaksa

The Sri Lanka Campaign has joined with People for Equality and Relief in Lanka (PEARL) and 15 other organizations in writing to Singapore’s Attorney-General’s Chambers, requesting that former Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa be investigated and, if...

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...