Asia/Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka should be suspended from the Councils of the Commonwealth after being linked to serious breaches of the rule of law and judicial independence, the representative of lawyers in England and Wales has claimed. | 10yrs

The Sri Lankan Bar Association has taken action against the speaker of the parliament and an 11-member select committee in opposition to an investigation into Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake involving allegations of abuse of power. | 10yrs

Lawyers in Sri Lanka have protested over the last few days against a government minister who allegedly intimidated a magistrate in the Tamil dominated district of Mannar. | 10yrs