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Retributive justice or restorative justice? Challenges to reconciliation:

By Neville Ladduwahetty   In general, the two recognized approaches to reconciliation are: Retributive justice and Restorative justice. While retributivejustice involves the perpetrator and the victim, restorative justice involves the perpetrator, the victim, and the community. Furthermore, while retributive justice is punitive, meaning that by punishing the perpetrator the victim...


Attention – Bar Association of Sri Lanka

By Rear Admiral SarathWeerasekera VSV RWP USP The Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL), under the chairmanship of U R De Silva PC, has made some important decisions regarding attacks on the SL Judiciary by websites, social media and tabloids. According to the news Upul Jayasuriya PC, a former president...


Terror attacks in Europe, and the relevance of LTTE

By  K. Jayasinghe Regrettably, when these horrors were being orchestrated, the UK allowed the LTTE headquarters to be situated in Eelam House located at 202, Long Lane, London SE1. Even now, European governments continue to pressure Sri Lanka to prosecute some segments of the armed forces for excesses, little realizing that...