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17th Sep, 2021

Request for a transparent process with adequate time period to provide information on military occupation of private land in the Jaffna District [Letter by PARL Northern Regional Network]

17th September, 2021 Mr. Kanapathypillai Mahesan, Government Agent, District Secretariat, Jaffna Rgrd: Request for a more transparent process with adequate time perio...

16th Sep, 2021

[Part1 -Dispossession ] - People's Land Commission report summary

From today, a summary of the People's Land Commission Report will be published daily in as a series of articles in English, Sinhala and Tamil. This is the first article of the series.  What...

15th Sep, 2021

The People’s Land Commission: An Introduction

The People’s Land Commission: An Introduction  Motive Access and control of land not only reinforces economic stability, but is also a symbolic representation of a person’s dignity a...

9th Aug, 2021

The People’s Land Commission Report is now online

The People’s Land Commission was initiated with the objective of studying the many problems and consequential impacts faced by communities as a result of existing land policies, land la...

24th Jun, 2020

BRIEF NOTE & COMMENTARY- Presidential Task Force for Archaeological Heritage Management in the Eastern Province

Image Credit-  Tamil Guardian  The President of Sri Lanka established the ‘Presidential Task Force for Archaeological Heritage Management in the Eastern Province’ by Gazette Extra...

15th Jun, 2020

Statement on the Presidential Task Forces

Image Credit- News Wire  We, the undersigned from civil society express grave concern regarding the establishment of a spate of Presidential Task Forces in the last few months....

20th May, 2020

PARL Statement on recent developments in Pottuvil Muhudu Maha Viharaya

20th May, 2020 PARL Statement on recent developments in Pottuvil Muhudu Maha Viharaya:  Misuse of land acquisition laws and the military The People’s Alliance for Right to Land (PARL...

11th Feb, 2020

PARL Statement in Solidarity with Panama land struggle

Image Credit : Vikalpa.org Five years following Cabinet Decision to return – Panama people still not home PARL Statement in Solidarity with Panama land struggle Today marks five ye...

16th Oct, 2019

Letter to HRCSL intervention on Sencholai Model Village land dispute

  16th October, 2019 Mr. Thangavel Kanagaraj, Regional Coordinator, Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka, Regional Office, Jaffna Dear Mr. Kanagaraj, Rgrd: HRCSL i...

30th Jan, 2019

Statement on the ongoing struggle by the villagers of Keppapulavu to reclaim their lands

Image Credit : Vikalpa.org/ Sampath Samarakoon 30th January, 2019 Statement on the ongoing struggle by the villagers of Keppapulavu to reclaim their lands We, the People’s Allia...

15th Jan, 2019

Release Keppapulavu ( Letter to President)

Image Credit : Unframed.org/ Ishara Danasekara  15th January, 2019 Dear President, On the 4th of October 2018, the Presidential Media Division reported that “President Mait...

27th Dec, 2018

Keep the Presidential Promise - release land by 31st December 2018

Image Credit : Marisa De Silva To: President Maithripala Sirisena Cc. Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe & Leaders of Political Parties Keep the Presidential Promis...

29th Aug, 2018

Land Struggle of the people in North and East- PARL Land Brief

29 August 2018 To: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) From: The Peoples’ Alliance for the Right to Land (PARL)*   This brief highlights the dilemma faced by war-affected peopl...