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Sri Lanka: Resolution 30/1 Implementation Monitor: Statistical & Analytical Review No. 6

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 Lanka informed of its decision to withdraw from co-sponsoring Resolution 40/1 of 2019, and its preceding Resolutions 34/1 of March 2017, and 30/1 of October 2015.

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Sri Lanka: Online Child Sexual Exploitation Legal Gap Analysis

The study provides a legal gap analysis by examining the legislative and policy framework pertaining to online child sexual exploitation (OCSE) in Sri Lanka. It provides an overview of OCSE globally and in Sri Lanka.

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Condemned but not Deterred: Torture in Sri Lanka

‘Condemned but not Deterred: Torture in Sri Lanka’ is the latest study by Verité Research on the issue of systemic torture and deaths in custody in Sri Lanka. The Briefing Note focuses on four of the latest judgments on torture and deaths in custody of the Supreme Court with emphasis on key observations made by the court in condemning the State’s inaction in preventing such acts by law enforcement authorities. It then goes on to identify three crucial issues emanating from the Supreme Court’s jurisprudence, and analyses how these issues impede deterrence and ultimately serve to hinder the meaningful elimination of torture in Sri Lanka.

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CSO Sustainability Index 2019 : Sri Lanka Country Report

The Civil Society Organization Sustainability Index (CSOSI) assesses the sustainability of the CSO sector across several countries in different regions around the world. Since its inception in 1997, it has expanded from covering 18 countries in the Europe and Eurasia Region, to covering a total of 73 countries in 2019, in regions including the Middle East, sub-Saharan Africa and Asia

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Inaction and Impunity: Incidents of Religious Violence Targeting Christians, Muslims and Hindus (2015-2019)

Ethno-religious violence in Sri Lanka is a chronic and systemic problem that has continued despite successive changes in government. This study examines the key trends of incidents of violence faced by minority Christian, Muslim and Hindu groups in Sri Lanka between 2015 and 2019

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Information Disorder and Mainstream Media in Sri Lanka: A Case Study

A considerable amount of research on ‘fake news’ or information disorder tends to to focus on social media as the producer and distributor of false content. Within this discourse on information disorder, mainstream media is often positioned as an inadvertent distributor of false and harmful content – not as a producer of such content. Therefore, limited attention is paid to the role of mainstream media as both a producer and distributor of information disorder.

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Sri Lanka: Resolution 30/1 Implementation Monitor: Statistical & Analytical Review No. 5

This is Verité Research’s latest study on the Sri Lankan government’s commitments on reconciliation and accountability. The 43rd UNHRC Session began in February 2020, and Sri Lanka’s progress in implementing Resolution 30/1 was taken up on 27 February 2020.

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CSO Sustainability Index 2018 : Asia Report

The Civil Society Organization Sustainability Index (CSOSI) assesses the sustainability of the CSO sector across several countries in different regions around the world. Since its inception in 1997, it has expanded from covering 18 countries in the Europe and Eurasia Region, to covering a total of 72 countries in 2018, in regions including the Middle East, sub-Saharan Africa and Asia.

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CSO Sustainability Index 2018 : Sri Lanka Country Report

The Civil Society Organization Sustainability Index (CSOSI) assesses the sustainability of the CSO sector across several countries in different regions around the world. Since its inception in 1997, it has expanded from covering 18 countries in the Europe and Eurasia Region, to covering a total of 72 countries in 2018, in regions including the Middle East, sub-Saharan Africa and Asia.

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Hill Country Tamils of Sri Lanka – Towards Meaningful Citizenship

Statelessness is a phenomenon that has deprived numerous individuals of their dignity, rights and sustainable development. In Sri Lanka, a large population of Tamils residing in the Hill Country was deprived of their citizenship in 1948. Between the 1960s and early 2000s members of the Hill Country Tamil community had their citizenship restored. The study aims to contribute towards a deeper understanding of the developmental challenges faced by the community, and the importance of ensuring that the granting of citizenship is effective, and meaningful.

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