Administration of Justice

Sri Lanka: Country of Origin Information Report
www.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/pdfs07/sri-lanka-151107.doc

Presents detailed summaries about Sri Lanka which have been compiled from material produced by a wide range of reliable external information sources. Especially, the report focuses on the main asylum and human rights issues in the country, but also provides background information on geography, economy and history.

World Factbook of Criminal Justice Systems, Sri Lanka
       bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov/content/pub/ascii/WFBCJSRI.TXT

Provides narrative descriptions of the criminal justice system of Sri Lanka. Forty-two other country descriptions are written with a common template so that comparisons of similar functions in different countries can be made easily.


Corrections

Statistics on the prison system in Sri Lanka
       www.prisons.gov.lk/Statistics/statistic.html

Includes various statistics related to the prison system in Sri Lanka 1998 and later.


Human Rights

Annual Reports to Congress on Human Rights Practices - Sri Lanka
These reports, produced by the U.S. Department of State, to the U.S. Congress. The law provides that the Secretary of State shall transmit a "full and complete report regarding the status of internationally recognized human rights, within the meaning of subsection (A) in countries that receive assistance under this part, and (B) in all other foreign countries which are members of the United Nations and which are not otherwise the subject of a human rights report under this Act." Reports on several countries are included that do not fall into the categories established by these statutes and that thus are not covered by the congressional requirement. The reports cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Univeral Declaration of Human Rights. (website).

Annual Reports to Congress on International Religious Freedom - Sri Lanka

These reports, produced by the U.S. Department of State, describe the status of religious freedom in Sri Lanka, government policies violating religious belief and practices of groups, religious denominations, and individuals, and U.S. policies to promote religious freedom around the world. It is submitted in compliance with the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998.