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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka rally held for missing journalist Eknaligoda

PD Saranapala reports from the last battle for media freedom in Sri Lanka Read more...

Sri Lanka demonstration in defence of the Tamils

Vavuniya, May 24, Supporters of the Left Liberation Front, including the Socialist Party of Sri Lanka, are joined by relatives of the disappeared in a protest against government refusal to release even the names of the thousands of Tamils it still holds. Read more...

2010 Sri Lanka elections: There is no majority mandate for the government

Government claims to have won an increased mandate in the parliamentary elections are untrue. Read more...

Sri Lanka: Vote Socialist – and prepare to fight!

On April 8th Sri Lanka goes to the polls in a parliamentary General Election. The Socialist Party of Sri Lanka, the Sri Lankan section of the League for the Fifth International is standing in two districts, Ratnapura and Hambantota, as part of the Left Liberation Front electoral alliance which also includes the Nava Sama Samaj Party (section of the Fourth International) and the Tamil National Liberation Alliance. Each party is standing on its own programme. Read more...

Statement on the Sri Lanka 2009 Presidential Election

Statement on the Sri Lankan Presidential election by the Socialist Party of Sri Lanka Read more...

Whichever candidate wins will be a threat to democracy, let us fight for socialism!

Statement by the Socialist Party of Sri Lanka on the Presidential elections Read more...

Sri Lanka: victory divides the victors

Sri Lanka's Executive President, Mahinda Rajapakse has confirmed that there will be a presidential election on January 26, two years before the end of his present term. While it was always likely that Rajapakse would seek early re-election in the wake of the military victory over the Tamil Tigers, the emergence of a serious opponent has added urgency to the call. Read more...

Sri Lanka: Repeal the Prevention of terror Act! Release JS Tissainayagam!

A campaign has been launched in Sri Lanka to release a journalist imprisoned for criticising the Rajapakse government Read more...

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