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19th July 2018, Mount Lavinia
Last week the Daily Mirror published a sensationalist piece on abortion following a Family Health Bureau led event for World Population Day purportedly using UNFPA Sri Lanka data. For many years now the statistic of 1000 abortions a day has been the cause for much consternation among public health practitioners and the general public alike. The writer of the Daily Mirror piece appears to have heard this statistic for the first time, …

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Tuesday, 24th July 2018
By Sajani Ramanayake
In 2001, Jesudasan Rita a 17-year-old schoolchild was abducted by two men and raped in Sri Lanka’s Central Province. The rapists held Rita for four hours in their vehicle and then dumped her in an isolated area.
“The case was heard by nine High Court judges while the prosecution was led by 10 state counsels and more than 20 lawyers, from Caritas Kandy (SETIK) and also from the Kandy Diocese’s human rights …

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By Dedunie De Silva  
I was having a chat with a friend recently, whose only son had been critically ill over a year ago with a serious medical condition. He was explaining the feeling of total and utter desperation and helplessness as he watched his son in a vegetative state, where allopathy had done all it could and it was all up to his son to wake up or not. He had wondered at that moment, …

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Wednesday, 18th July 2018
By Hans Billimoria
In December 2017, a school boy tipped us off about a Sri Lankan porn site that included three of his friends. Three girls.  His plea – please take down this site. When we checked, the TRC had previously blocked this site but it had opened up seamlessly under a new URL. Subsequently this site has continued to change its URL regularly, making sure that visitors and subscribers have uninterrupted access …