Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka's former Chief Justice invited to join international judicial organization
Mon, Jan 28, 2013, 10:34 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 28, Colombo: Former Chief Justice of Sri Lanka Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake has been invited to join an international judicial body.

Dr. Bandaranayake has reportedly been invited to join the World Judicial Commission (WJC) which is the legal arm of the World Government of World Citizens (WGWC).

Several attempts to get a confirmation on the invitation from Dr. Bandaranayake failed. However, members of the judiciary with close affiliations to the former Chief Justice said the WJC has extended an invitation to her.

Many international judicial organizations including the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) have condemned the impeachment of the former Chief Justice and have called for her re-instatement.

Dr. Bandaranayake's removal is also to be taken up at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) sessions in Geneva that is to commence next month.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Proposal to increase cigarette prices in cabinet within two weeks
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka to eliminate rabies by 2020
-- [5 hours ago]
Pakistan provincial government of Punjab to increase cooperation with Sri Lanka on education
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lankan government will not yield to extremism in the North - State Defense Minister
-- [6 hours ago]
Indian minister with a high-level delegation to arrive in Sri Lanka tomorrow
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Finance Minister seeks ideas from people to prepare next year's budget meeting their expectations
-- [7 hours ago]
BOI Chief to address the biz community Sri Lanka - Italy Business Council event
Sri Lanka police arrest former minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage's son for drunk driving
Sri Lanka Fisheries Ministry rescue fish from drought stricken reservoirs
Ven Omalpe Sobitha Thera steps down as chairman of JHU to pave way for new leadership

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.