News tagged "Sri Lanka"

Statement from Pax Christi Asia-Pacific on the Sri Lanka bombings

Pax Christi Asia-Pacific grieves the lives lost in the multiple suicide bombing attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, 21 April 2019. Claimed to have been carried out by the National Thowheeth Jama’ath, with aid from international militants, the bombings have killed more than 250 innocent people including children, with roughly 500 others wounded. The attacks struck three Christian churches and four hotels in the cities of Colombo, Negombo and Batticaloa...

Sri Lanka: Fr. Nandana Manatunga, director of member organisation Human Rights Office-Kandy, receives prestigious 2018 Gwangju Human Rights Award

Father Nandana Manatunga, director of member organisation Human Rights Office-Kandy, is the winner of the 2018 Gwangju Prize for Human Rights, an annual dedication to the people’s spirit of the May 18 Democratization Movement hosted by the May 18 Memorial Foundation...

Sri Lanka: Human Rights Office-Kandy organises International Women's Day activities with families of the disappeared, prisoners

International Women's Day 2018 was organised by the Human Rights Office-Kandy in Sri Lanka with the participation of the families of the disappeared, the families of the prisoners, the support group and the staff...

Sri Lanka: Human Rights Office Kandy organises salutation with the theme, "Let's Stand Up for Equality, Justice and Human Dignity"

Celebrating International Human Rights Day 2017, the Human Rights Office in Kandy organised the Human Rights Salutation held at the Good Shepherd Convent Kandy on 10 December 2017 with the theme "Let's Stand Up for Equality, Justice and Human Dignity"...

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