Human Rights and Civil Society Dialogue in Sri Lanka
This event was held on Zoom on 27th January, 14:30– 15:30 (GMT).
This event features policy-relevant contributions by Fionnuala Ní Aoláin and Mario Gomez on the human rights and civil society implications of the use of extensive counter-terrorism measures in Sri Lanka and the impact of the recent 20th amendment to the Sri Lankan constitution on democracy, power-sharing and ethnic relations. Invited Sri Lankan civil society actors will give a short reaction or commentary on the contributions before a broader discussion with the audience.
- Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, Co-Director, Transformation and Empowerment
- Mario Gomez, Co-Investigator, Livelihoods, Land and Rights
- Dr Gehan Gunatilleke , Visiting Fellow, Harvard Law School
- Dr Dinesha Samararatne, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo