For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya
(Human Rights Watch/IFEX) – December 11, 2012 – The European Union should enact new controls on internet surveillance technologies that have enabled human rights violations, Human Rights Watch and Reporters … Continue reading
The EU Heads of Mission based in Sri Lanka are deeply concerned by the pre-electoral violence in Sri Lanka which has already caused two deaths and numerous injured. A statement … Continue reading
Several Western Sri Lanka experts Ė academic, NGO and foreign ministry officials Ė argued against trying to use the “stick” of GSP+. In fact there is a widely held belief (excuse?) that “the West mustn’t push too much or we lose influence”.
Here are the 15 conditions spelt out by the European Commission for renewal of GSP+ and followed by response from the Ministry of External Affairs, Sri Lanka:
The European Union on Friday urged the Sri Lankan authorities to investigate reports of ďirregularitiesĒ during the country’s recent election and ensure the safety of his defeated opponent.
Statement made by Catherine Ashton on Sri Lanka’s, where pre-election violence is increasing. “The High Representative of the European Union is deeply concerned by mounting pre-electoral violence in Sri Lanka, … Continue reading