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Sri Lanka: Judges must be left alone to make their own independent decisions relating to restrictive COVID measures

The ICJ today expressed its concern regarding the recent seminar convened by the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) at which magistrates and other judicial officers were reportedly instructed to use certain sections of the Criminal Procedure Code to control protests and other public gatherings from taking place in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. (more…)

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