Monthly Archive: August 2017


Petition against the establishment of a separate state

By Neville Ladduwahetty   A petition (SC SPL 03/2014) was filed in the Supreme Court claiming that the “aims” and “objects” of the Illankai Thamil Arasu Kachchi (ITAK) was to establish a separate state under terms of Article 157A (4) of the Constitution. Since the petition has to be judged...


The On Going Constitution Making…………..

By  Dharshan Weerasekera, Attorney-at-Law [Author’s Note:  A version of the present paper has been handed over to the President of the Human Rights Council] In September 2015, the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted resolution 30/1 on Sri Lanka which called among other things for constitutional reform in this country. ...


Yahapalanya & India

By Kamalika Pieris India sees itself as a future world power. But unfortunately, the world does not see India in the same way. The world considers India to be a badly run, badly divided country. India appears to be a country that is unable to fulfill the just demand of...