Sri Lankan adoptees in the Netherlands are to hold the Dutch government liable for knowing about the adoption racket during the latter part of the 20th century but not taking action against it at that time. Sanne Cohen, a Sri Lankan adoptee, who is to petition the Dutch Court, told Daily Mirror that her lawsuit […]Read more "Inter-country adoption racket: SL adoptees to sue Dutch Govt."
Over the past weeks female candidates contesting at the Local Governent elections have been subjected to attacks ranging from verbal abuse, psychological abuse to physical
Dikgang Moseneke, the former Deputy Chief Justice of South Africa speaks about his life as a political prisoner in his youth, and his journey as an unswerving judgeRead more "Mandela’s Comrade Recalls Life On The Bench"
Human Rights Activist Shreen Abdul Saroor is one of the fifteen activists who has been awarded the Franco-German Prize for Human Rights and the Rule of Law this year. The prize is awarded to dedicated Human Rights defenders from around the world who have done outstanding work in their respective countries to uphold human rights and the rule of law.Read more "Interview with Shreen Saroor, winner of Franco-German Prize for Human Rights and the Rule of Law"
Sri Lankan psychosocial counsellor Gnanatheepam (Gethsie) Shanmugam talks about winning the Ramon Magsaysay Award and her reconciliation work in the war-torn areasRead more "Interview with Gethsie Shanmugam,winner of the Ramon Magsaysay Award"
It is claimed that around 11 000 babies had been sold during this period. Children had been stolen from the arms of their biological mothers. One woman, who requested anonymity, said that her child was stolen at the Ratnapura Hospital. “This was during the JVP insurrection. The hospital didn’t give me my child. There was […]Read more "Sri Lanka’s Baby Farms: Inter-country Adoption Racket Exposed"
The mounting number of cases in areas previously unaffected and the fact that there is still so much of research needed in relation to consequences and treatment are serious concerns.Read more "Zika virus: How bad can it get? "