March 29 2020 0 Comments

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR), a regional network of human rights defenders, questions the Presidential pardon of former Army Sergeant Sunil Rathnayake, who was convicted for the killing of 8 unarmed civilians

June 27 2019 0 Comments

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR), a regional network of human rights defenders, vehemently condemns the measures taken by the Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena to execute four prisoners. Even though the details

April 5 2019 0 Comments

H. E Maithirpala SirisenaThe PresidentPresidential Secretariat,Colombo 01, Sri Lanka. Your Excellency, SAHR expresses concerns on your call for reviving the use of the death penalty for drug-related offenses On behalf of the South

March 12 2018 0 Comments

Families of the disappeared in north and east Sri Lanka - predominantly mothers and wives - marked a year of continuous protest in February. Roadside protests in Vavuniya, Kilinochchi, Maruthankery, Mannar, Trincomalee and

March 7 2018 0 Comments

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR), a regional network of human rights defenders, vehemently condemns the co-ordinated attacks on the Sri Lankan Muslim community in Kandy that has claimed a life, and caused

September 29 2017 0 Comments

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR), a regional network of human rights defenders vehemently condemns the assault on the Rohingya refugees by the extremist Sinhala nationalist force led by Buddhist monks in Colombo,