Tue, 02 Mar 2021 Today's Paper

post-war Sri Lanka: Re-imposing of death penalty

28 June 2019 06:49 am - 0     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

The Forum on Disarmament and Development (FDD) strongly condemns recent statements by His Excellency the President on re-imposing of the death penalty after 43 years in post-war Sri Lanka.The FDD vehemently condemns any measures taken in this regard and states that the Government should abolish the death penalty without delay.   
There are some important laws and systems relating to the national security and human security which have not been amended or new legislation being promulgated for more than two decades particularly since the end of war in 2009.   
The FDD recently advocated to the Government to amend such laws or promulgate new laws and putting new systems in place to improve law and order in the country and engage with the international community to increase national security and human security overall in Sri Lanka.   The FDD advocated amending or bringing new legislation for the following existing laws, systems and engaging with the international community;   

1. The Firearms (Amendment) Act No. 22 of 1996   
2. The Offensive Weapons (Amendment) Act No. 2 of 2011   
3. The Explosive (Amendment) Act No. 18 of 2005   
4. The Dangerous Knives (Amendment) Act No. 2 of 1979   
5. Re-establishment of the National Commission Against Proliferation of Illicit Small Arms (NCAPISA)   
6. Re-engage with the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent Combat and Eradicate Small Arms and Light Weapons in all their aspects (PoA)   
7. Accede to the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT)   

The FDD states that carrying out the above activities are of paramount importance for national security and human security in Sri Lanka as a post-war nation especially as successive governments have failed to reform the country’s security sector.  

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

  Comments - 0

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

 

Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment




42 trees felled; Ambagamuwa PS Chairman - a law unto himself ! Unjust enrichment via natural resources

Ambagamuwa Pradesha Sabha (PS) Chairman Jayasanka Perera was allegedly accuse

The Man Behind Moves to Form the “BJP” in Sri Lanka

The flower bud is the accredited electoral symbol of the Sri Lanka Podujana P

Is it a giant leap backwards in the name of patriarchy?

154 years after the Sri Lanka Police was established, an Acting Woman Deputy

DIG Bimshani talks about patriarchal beliefs and perceptions towards women

On September 21, 2020 The National Police Commission granted approval to prom

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.