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DAWN: Ugandan Government Must Stop Trying to Pass Anti-Homosexuality Bill

Original post at http://www.dawnnet.org/advocacy-appeals.php?signon=267&id=267 “In the future, the laws that criminalise so many forms of human love and commitment will look the way apartheid laws do to us now – so obviously wrong.” (Archbishop Desmond Tutu, The Lancet, Volume 380, Issue 9839, 28 July 2012) Some Parliamentarians and religious groups in Uganda are once more attempting to push through...

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France confers National Honours on Anoma Rajakaruna

Originally from http://www.ambafrance-lk.org/France-confers-National-Honours-on On october 23rd 2012, at the residence of France, HE Christine Robichon, Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka and the Maldives, conferred on Mrs. Anoma Rajakaruna, the insignia of knight in the Ordre National du Mérite. Mrs. Rajakaruna is a photographer, a poet, a writer and a film maker as well as the...

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Address by Dr. Nimalka Fernando upon receiving the Citizens Peace Award 2011

Address by Dr. Nimalka Fernando upon receiving the Citizens Peace Award 2011

Originally published at http://www.peace-srilanka.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=512&Itemid= Address by Dr Nimalka Fernando on receiving the Citizens Peace Award 2011 of the National Peace Council of Sri Lanka at the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute for International Relations & Strategic Studies, Colombo, on June 26, 2012. Religious leaders, Your Excellencies, Honorable Ministers and Members of Parliament, Political activists and civil society...

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Civil Society Declaration: Women’s human rights must be at the centre of the Family Planning Summit

Civil Society Declaration: Women’s human rights must be at the centre of the Family Planning Summit

Women’s Human Rights must be at the centre of the Family Planning Summit, Civil Society Declaration June 19 2012 Center for Reproductive Rights issued a Civil Society Declaration, Women’s human rights must be at the centre of the Family Planning Summit. It was endoresed by a total of 327 signatures from over 80 countries including Sri...

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