She also criticised recently passed emergency regulations on essential food supply.
Appointed governor later this week
“No one should be in any doubt that Sri Lanka’s human rights situation is deeply alarming and getting worse."
Sri Lanka was forced to stop importing Iranian light crude officially after sanctions were imposed
“We are waiting for the EU delegation. We are not scared. There is nothing to hide. We are quite open to them,” he s...
“This will polarise our society, as we experienced with Resolution 30/1,” the foreign minister said.
46 Sri Lankans have been evacuated, another 20 are being taken out on Saturday while the balance 20 have opted to stay
UN Human Right Council (UNHRC) session in September
Wickremesinghe said the world which is already facing a pandemic now has a new threat to contend with.
"We do not endorse the view that homosexuality is due to a disease of the mind or body."
This means that travelers have to be vaccinated and undergo quarantine for 21 days when they arrive in Hong Kong.
At least 43 Sri Lankans known to be in the country
The minister said the govt is obligated to protect the rights of the people as much as it must ensure media freedom.
This week saw 53 protestors arrested, 44 of whom have been released on bail so far.
However, the mosque did not remark on daily prayers.
“In China, there is no social media. We’re not like that."
The video circulated online showed a counsellor openly making homophobic remarks at a police training in Kandy.
The MP in question had allegedly sung a lewd song lyric directed at MP Athukorala.
However, existing limitations on unvaccinated passengers will remain, the CAA said in a circular.
As recently as October 2020, the SJB leader called it an “urgent need” of the hour.
The operation comes in the wake of the death of a 16-year-old domestic worker at MP Rishad Bathuideen's residence.
The victim's mother, R Ranjani, rejected speculation of possible suicide by the girl.
The victim’s mother said she had asked Bathiudeen’s wife to go easy on the child as she was still minor.
Prayer congregations are limited to just 100 people.
Vietnam had recently offered to share the country's experience in organic fertilizer
The postmortem report is to be presented to court on Monday.