Regulating social media in Sri Lanka: An Analysis of the Legal and Non-Legal Regulatory Frameworks in the Context of Hate Speech and Disinformation

Regulating social media in Sri Lanka: An Analysis of the Legal and Non-Legal Regulatory Frameworks in the Context of Hate Speech and Disinformation
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Regulation of social media in Sri Lanka encompasses both a formal and alternative non-legal framework. The study explores the existing legal and non-legal frameworks to regulate the spread of disinformation and hate speech on social media. Thereby, it presents potential implications of the spread of...
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Sri Lanka: Resolution 30/1 Implementation Monitor — August 2023
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This is Verité Research’s latest study on the Sri Lankan government’s progress in fulfilling the commitments on reconciliation and accountability in UNHRC Resolution 30/1. At the 51st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in September and October...
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Sri Lanka: Resolution 30/1 Implementation Monitor 2022
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This is Verité Research’s latest study on the Sri Lankan government’s progress in fulfilling the commitments on reconciliation and accountability in UNHRC Resolution 30/1. At the 46th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), Resolution 46/1 on Sri...
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Sri Lanka: Resolution 30/1 Implementation Monitor 2021
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This is Verité Research’s latest study on the Sri Lanka government’s progress in fulfilling the commitments on reconciliation and accountability in UNHRC Resolution 30/1. At the 43rd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in February 2020, Sri...
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ISSUE 2: 17 March 2023 – VERITÉ RESEARCH DEBT UPDATE
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This edition includes coverage and analysis on the usability of the IMF financing and the volatility of the exchange rate.  
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Religious violence against Christians: Disruptions and Distractions
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Ethno-religious violence is an enduring feature in Sri Lanka irrespective of the changes to the country’s socio-political and economic landscapes. This study offers insights into key patterns of violence directed against Christians between November 2021 and October 2022.  A total...
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Does Sri Lanka Need More Rules or Better Compliance?
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The government of Sri Lanka proposed introducing a new law to establish stronger rules on public finance management. The analysis shows that the core weakness in Sri Lanka is not the lack of rules but the lack of compliance. To...
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The Alternatives to Universal Tax Registration in Sri Lanka
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This note argues that the Sri Lankan government’s recent proposal to implement universal tax registration is neither a viable nor effective strategy to increase the country’s tax revenue. Instead, the note proposes four alternative measures that are more feasible, while...
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CSO Sustainability Index 2021: Asia Region Report
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The CSO Sustainability Index assesses the sustainability of the CSO sector across several countries in different regions around the world. The various regional editions of the 2021 CSO Sustainability Index assess the civil society sectors in seventy-three countries, including thirty-two...
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CSO Sustainability Index 2021: Sri Lanka Country Report
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The Civil Society Organization Sustainability Index (CSOSI) assesses the sustainability of the CSO sector across several countries from different regions. Since its beginning in 1997, it has expanded from covering 18 countries in Europe and Eurasia Region to 72 countries...
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