Sri Lanka’s once robust health system nears collapse amid crisis – and pregnant women pay the price

When Ruchika found out she was pregnant with her second child, in October of 2021, she…

Sri Lanka: UN human rights experts condemn repeated use of emergency measures to crackdown on protests

GENEVA (8 August 2022) – UN human rights experts* today condemned the extensive, prolonged and repeated use…

Today’s Parliament burden on people

The post-independence legislature of Sri Lanka consisted of two houses – the House of Representatives (parliament)…

Govt engaged in debt restructuring program – first to bail out the country from crises favourable by Eran Wickramatatne

SJB Parliamentarian Eran Wickramaratne ensured that the Opposition SJB would support the government when they follow…

Sri Lanka protestors rebuff alternative ‘GoGama’ sites, call for change

By DULYA DE SILVA ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lankan protestors have rebuffed President Ranil Wickremesinghe’s suggestions for alternative…

Standing against State Repression

Activists from the North and East against state repression While there have been numerous attempts to…

Economy has collapsed – what’s the next step?

On May 20, Sri Lanka defaulted on international debt repayment. Defaults happen when governments are unable…

Aragalaya: Political leadership or disintegration?

Troops cleared the Galle Face protest site in a pre-dawn raid after the anti-government protesters occupied…

Sri Lanka cracking down on dissent, threats of violence, intimidation: HRW

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s government is crackdown on peaceful dissent is misguided and there is heightened…

End this witch-hunt now

In the famous dicta of Lord Hewart, a Lord Chief Justice of England, “Justice must not…