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Visakesa Chandrasekaram

Researcher, Transformation and Empowerment and Methodological Innovation

Univeristy of Colombo

Visakesa Chandrasekaram works as a human rights lawyer, community peace worker, and an independent arts practitioner in Sri Lanka. He also worked as a community law practitioner, human resources consultant and an arts practitioner in Australia. He was a deputy director in the National Association of Community Legal Centres in Australia and held various human resources consultant positions in the NSW Government including in the NSW Attorney General’s Department. Visakesa has presented a range of human rights issues in Sri Lanka through several creative pieces such as novels, stage plays and films

Areas of interest

Filmmaking; human rights; law and confessionary evidence