September 30 2021 0 Comments

We the undersigned human rights organizations strongly condemn the ongoing persecution and reprisals by Sri Lankan authorities against student leaders, labour union leaders, teachers, academics, and others involved in recent protests against education

July 28 2021 0 Comments

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR), a regional network of Human Rights Defenders, expresses its heartfelt condolences on the demise of Mrs Manouri Muttetuwegama, a Sri Lankan Attorney-at-law, and Activist who has been

June 11 2021 0 Comments

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR), a regional network of human rights defenders, condemns the recent deaths of five individuals while in police custody or killed due to police negligence and demands an

May 18 2021 0 Comments

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR), a regional network of human rights defenders, expresses deep concern over the year-long detention of Sri Lankan poet and teacher Ahnaf Jazeem. Sunday marks one year since his arbitrary detention with authorities failing

November 13 2020 0 Comments

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR), a regional network of Human Rights Defenders, expresses its concern over Sri Lankan authorities insisting on mandatory cremation for Muslims who die of or are suspected to have

July 29 2020 0 Comments

Lawyers, Human Rights Defenders and Journalists Arrested, Threatened, Intimidated 29 July 2020: The Sri Lankan government should end the targeted arrests, intimidation and threats against the lives and physical security of lawyers, activists,