Recommendations

Case Recommendations

Recommendations Issued in 2024

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
HRC/3024/16 T. Sanjaya Vs. T. Silva - Sub Inspector Of Police, Lankathilaka 38478 Police Constable, Saman -51512 Police Constable And Police Security Assistant 343 R. Premakumara - Dodangoda Police Station. DOWNLOAD

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
HRC/AP/114/2019(1) D.M.W. Kumarihami Vs. Secretary - Provincial Public Service Commission - North Central Province DOWNLOAD
HRC/KND/48/23/W Professor M.W.C.N.K. Rambukwella Vs. Prof. A. Jayawickrama – Head of Department (Acting) Department of Archaeology, Dr. P. Ekanayake – Dean of Faculty of Arts – University of Peradeniya And Prof. M.D. Lamawansa- Vice-Chancellor of University of Peradeniya, Prof. T Madhujith – (Former Acting) Vice-Chancellor of University of Peradeniya DOWNLOAD
HRC/1584/23 K.R.I Krishanthi Vs. The Principal - Nalanda Collage Colombo & Secretary - Ministry of Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/2858/21 N.W.A.R.W. Nanayakkara Vs. Vice Chancellor - University of Sri Jayewardenepura & Chairman - University Grants Commission. DOWNLOAD
HRC/3704/23 Thiniyawala Palitha Thero Vs. Secretary - Ministry of Public Administration & Home Affairs, Secretary - Ministry of Buddhasasana Religious and Cultural Affairs, Commissioner General of Buddhist Affairs - Department of Buddhist Affairs & Secretary to the President- Presidential Secretariat Office, Secretary to the Prime Minister - Prime Minister's Office. DOWNLOAD

Recommendations Issued in 2023

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
HRC/3886/15 P.S.M. Fernando Vs. R.S Gunarathna 21837 Police Sergeant Police Station Marawila, H.A.J. Fernando 41425 Police Constable-Junior Officer’s Canteen Colombo, C.M.K Chandana 63244 Police Constable Police welfare Division & R.D. Amarasiri 41305 Police Constable Police Station Madampe. DOWNLOAD
HRC/825/18 D.W. Priyantha Vs. Officer In Charge of Police Station Ahungalla & Chithrasiri Inspector of Police - Police Station Ahungalla. DOWNLOAD
HRC/2819/17, HRC/2637/17 HRC/2602/20 J.S.N. Fernando On Behalf of R.G Vajira Kumara Vs. Dharmapriya Inspector of Police Special Task Force Rajagiriya. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AP/145/2014(W) B.M.D. Kumari Vs. U.K.N. Jayaweera Inspector of Police Officer In Charge of Police Station of Giribawa & Rambanda Sub Inspector- Police Station Giribawa. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AP/514/2014/(I) K. Premalatha On Behalf of H.H.S.H.M. Jayaratne Vs. W.N Wijerathne 45741 Police Sergeant, M.K Sirisomarathne 34718 Police Sergeant, K. Abewickrama 31733 Police Sergeant, H.A.C. Hettiarachchi 54301 Police Constable & Chaminda 63336 Police Constable – Police Station Mahavilachchiya. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AM/22/14/B/EM D.V.L. Gunasekara, D.V.A. Gunasekara Vs. P.N.B. Mahagedaragama Inspector of Police - Officer in Charge of Police Station of Iginiyagala & Sumarathna Sub Inspector & Thilakarathna 31362 Police Sergeant & Gunawardana 12882 Police Sergeant & Pathirana 26196 Police Sergeant – Police Station Iginiyagala. DOWNLOAD
HRC/BD/163/15 P.A.K.M. Nilaweera Vs. P.V.S.R. Pattividana Women Prison Guard & M.P.D.S Jayalath Women Prison Guard – Badulla Prison Department of Prison. DOWNLOAD
HRC/2919/20 D. Kuruppuge On Behalf of D.S. Kumara Vs. T.S. Perera 76300 Police Constable - Police Station Mattegoda. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AP/237/2016 (S) A. Seelawathi On Behalf of R.M.S.B. Thennakon Vs. K.M S. Karunathissa Inspector of Police Officer in Charge of Police Station Galenbidunuweva, W.D.B. Fonseka Inspector of Police & M.A.S Priyadarshana 38646 Police Constable - Police Station Galenbidunuweva. DOWNLOAD
HRC/2257/15 HRC/2606/15 P.L. Ramyalatha & W.A.D.G. Kumara Vs. Karunarathna Inspector of Police, Jayathissa 24449 Police Sergeant & C.K. Jayarathna 60295 Police Constable – Police Station Welipenna DOWNLOAD
HRC/1827/17 H.M Musammil Vs. Director of Education Western Province, M.R.A.S.M Bandara - Deputy Director of Education (School Administration) Kelaniya Education Zone & M.P.M Usman The Principal - Alhamud College Ulahitiwala Malwana. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AP/521/2016( S) K. Hemalatha On Behalf of T. Mahindapala Vs. M.G.A.I. Weerasingha Sub Inspector of Police, S. Wijekumara 59629 Police Sergeant, J.A.P. Amarasena 50508 Police Constable, H.M.M. Kaflan 86727 Police Constable & M.S Pramathilaka 86732 Police Constable – Police Station Habarana. DOWNLOAD
HRC/1604/15 W. Winson On Behalf Of W.C.S. Kumara Vs. Officer In Charge of Police Station Welikada (2015), K.G.S Priyantha Sub Inspector of Police Office in charge of Crime Branch Police Station Welikada, R.M.S.M Rathnayaka Sub Inspector of Police & B.T. Ranjith 38723 Police Constable - Police Station Welikada. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AM/52/20/S/PL G.V.P. Darshani On Behalf of D.M.U. Tharushika Vs. Manjula 9945 Police Sergeant, Chandana 63141 Police Sergeant, Wijewardana 67152 Police Constable & Kumara 81995 Police Constable – Police Station Ampara. DOWNLOAD

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
HRC/AM/ 68/14 S.M Heenmenika Vs. Residential Project Manager – Rambakanoya - Mahaweli Authority of Sri Lanka & Divisional Secretary - Divisional Secretariat Padiyathalawa DOWNLOAD
HRC/AN /279/2021 S. Anuradhanayaka Vs. Headquarters Chief Inspector of Police Headquarters Police Station Anuradhapura & Senior Deputy Inspector General Of Police – Anuradhapuraya. DOWNLOAD
HRC/4593/13 O.S.D. Perera Vs. Deputy Commissioner of Local Government - Department of Local Government Western Province DOWNLOAD
HRC/AM/96/18 M.A. Nurdeen Vs. Chief Executive Officer - Galoya Plantations Higurana & District Secretary - District Secretariat Ampara. DOWNLOAD
HRC/187/22 U.W. Senevirathna Vs. Chairman - Public Service Commission DOWNLOAD
HRC/755/20 P.D.N.W Gamage Vs. The Principle – C.W.W Kannangara National School Mathugama & The Principal - Thakshila National School Horana (Chairman Of Appeal Board) & Director (National School) - Ministry of Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/832/15 W.S.S. Lakshitha Vs. Director -Institute of Human Resource Advancement - University of Colombo. DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/ 133/22/A T.H.C.H. Fernando Vs. The Principal - Dharmaraja College Kandy DOWNLOAD
HRC/4574/75 J.S. Jayaweera Vs. S.M. Banduseena - Secretory - Ministry of Education DOWNLOAD
HRC/KND/131/22/A H.G.A. Madushanka Vs. The Principal - Mahamaya Girls College Kandy & Secretary - Ministory of Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/04/20/W S.M.P.A. Sanjeewani Vs. Grama Niladhari 221 Wasama Talwatta & Deputy Education Commissioner District Election Office Kandy & The Principal Dharmaraja College Kandy & Secretary Ministry Of Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/KND/160/22/I J.A.C. Jagath Vs. The Principal Dharmaraja College Kandy & Secretary DOWNLOAD
HRC/ AP/ 594/2016(S) M.K.L.W Samanmali Vs. A.M Piyathissa - Sub Inspector of Police Miscellaneous Complaints Division Headquarters Police Station Tambuttegama. DOWNLOAD
HRC/KND/399/22/ M G.M.M. Galappatty Vs. The Principal - Kingswood College Kandy. DOWNLOAD
HRC/2764/21 S.M.M. Ismail Vs. Vice Chancellor – South Eastern University of Sri Lanka – Oluvil. DOWNLOAD
HRC/2523/21 L.A.K. Siyabalagoda Vs. Inspector General Of Police – Sri Lanka Police And Director – Human Rights Division – Sri Lanka Police DOWNLOAD
HRC/2499/17 N.U. Liyanage Vs. Secretary – Ministry of Defence, Commander of the Sri Lanka Army & Director General - Department of Management Services. DOWNLOAD
HRC/2698/21 B.A. Upekshi Vs. The Principal – Royal College & Secretary –Ministry Of Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/575/17 K.A.D. Ananda Vs. Secretary – Ministry of Defence, Inspector General Of Police – Sri Lanka Police And Halangoda – Headquarters Inspector Of Police - Police Station Kandy (Current Police Station Police Headquarters Colombo) DOWNLOAD
HRC/1062/19 J.A. Sunil Vs. Municipal Commissioner - Colombo Municipal Council, Secretary of Local Government Western Province, Governor of Western Province And Secretary - Western Province. DOWNLOAD
HRC/1140/12 P.B.K. Gunasekera Vs. Commissioner General of Agrarian Development - Department of Agrarian Development, Headquarters Inspector Of Police – Police Stattion Horana And R.K.M.K. Karunathilaka -Agrarian Development Officer DOWNLOAD
HRC/1238/22 S.S. K. Gunawardhana Vs. Secretary- Ministry of Youth & Sports And Chairman - Sugathadasa National Sports Complex Authority DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/ 267/21/A A.M.I.K. Abekoon Vs. Officer In charge Of Police Station Peradeniya. DOWNLOAD
HRC/4325/16 A.M.C.S. Siriwardana Vs. Chairman- Regional Development Bank & Managing Director/Chief Executive officer Regional Development Bank Kelaniya. DOWNLOAD
HRC/KL/146/2021 A.L.M Aslam Vs. Vice Chancellor - South Eastern University of Sri Lanka Oluvil. DOWNLOAD
HRD/4765/22 A.N Katuawala Vs. Secretary - Provincial Public Service Commission - Western Province. DOWNLOAD
HRC/1126/22 M.R.P.M.R Bandara Vs. The Principal -Kegalu Vidyalaya – Kegalle. Director-National Schools – Ministry of Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/2650/18 M. Upasena On Behalf of L.N.N. Mapatuna Vs. The Principal -Mahinda Rajapaksha College Homagama & Deputy Principal Theja Weerakkodi - Mahinda Rajapaksha College Homagama DOWNLOAD
HRC/ME/SOU-MOTU/05/2022 M.G Gunarathna Vs. Municipal Commissioner - Municipal Council Kurunegala & Chairman - Urban Development Athority & Commissioner of Agrarian Development - Department of Agrarian Development District Office Kurunegala & Headquarters Inspector Of Police, Headquarters Police Station Kurunegala. DOWNLOAD
HRC/KND / 610/22/I A.B. Yatiwella Vs. The Principal - Kingswood College Kandy DOWNLOAD
HRC/1397/22 HRC/769/22 R. Weththasinghe Vs. Director General - Department of Wildlife Conservation. DOWNLOAD
HRC/3530/15, HRC/3531/15 HRC/3532/15 U.L Dharmalatha ,P.G W.L Ekanayaka & D.A Samarakoon Vs. Secretary - Ministry Of Higther Education & Director General - Sri Lanka Institute of Advanced Technological Education, & Director General - Department of Trade and Investment Policies. - Ministry of Finance & Director General – Department of Management Services. DOWNLOAD
HRC/BD/57/20 S.M Sumathipala Vs. Divisional Sectary - Divisional Secretariat Badulla. DOWNLOAD
HRC/2041/21 W.E.S.W.U.S.S. Zoysa & Others Vs. Vice Chancellor - Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/37/18/W K.G.N.P. Kapukotuwa Vs. The Principal - Mahamaya Girls College & The Principal - Dharmaraja College - Kandy ( Chainman - Appeals and Objections Investigation Board - Mahamaya Girls Collage Kandy) DOWNLOAD
HRC/2436/14 R.B Welangoda Vs. T.K.J. Dissanayake - Exercise Inspector Department of Excise DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/45/23 J.A.S.R Perera Vs. The Principal - Mahamaya Girls College Kandy DOWNLOAD
HRC/ 4227/15 S.A.M Nilam Vs. Surveyor General – Sri Lanka Survey Department, Secretary - Ministry of Lands & Director General of Pensions - Department of Pensions. DOWNLOAD
HRC/KND/76-23/I L.K. Kaluarachchi Vs. The Principal - Girls High School Kandy DOWNLOAD
HRC/KND/399/22/M R.W.A. Rambukwella Vs. Chairman Ududumbara Pradeshiya Sabhawa DOWNLOAD
HRC/1112/21 M.Y.R. Sawrij Vs. The Principal – Royal College & Secretary –Ministry of Education DOWNLOAD

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
HRC/1746/20/A W.M.P.M.B. Weerakkody Vs. Officer In Charge of Headquarters Police Station Matale & Ekanayaka Sub Police Inspector Headquarters Police Station Matale. DOWNLOAD
HRC/BD/215/22 J.M.A. Sampath On Behalf of T. Nimsara Vs. Officer In Charge of Police Station Ethimale, H.M. Chanrdadasa – Sub Inspector of Police, N.G.J.C. Sadakelum 61866 Police Sergeant, R.G.A. Rajapaksha 41827 Police Sergeant & D.M. Karunasena 69521 Police Constable - Police Station Ethimale. DOWNLOAD

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
HRC/BD/124/22 A. Jamaldeen Vs. M.L.L.N. Lakshika – Grama Niladhari Mahathenna Wasama 61C Welimada. DOWNLOAD

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
Follow up Order-HRC/KI/015/21 Rukshan Fernando v Sri Lanka Navy - Follow up Order sent Respondent on 18/01/2024 DOWNLOAD
HRC/K1/015/2021 Rukshan Fernando v Sri Lanka Navy DOWNLOAD

FINAL REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE OF
EXPERTS APPOINTED BY THE HUMAN
RIGHTS COMMISSION OF SRI LANKA
TO INVESTIGATE THE INCIDENTS THAT
TOOK PLACE IN RAMBUKKANA ON
19TH APRIL 2022

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
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HRC/1044/21 Tharindu Jayawardhana - Editor In Chief -MediaLK.com Vs. Secretary – Ministry Of Mass Media DOWNLOAD

Recommendations Issued in 2022

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
HRC/K/529/18/A R.G.N. Madhuwanthi Vs. Ganganath Inspector of Police-Officer in Charge of Crime Division Police Station Kurunegala DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/109/19 D. Alahapperuma Inspector of Police Vs. H.A.N.K.D. Vijaya Shri Senior Superintendent of Police / Director of Police Welfare Division. DOWNLOAD
HRC/1729/18 W.A.D.T.D. Jayaratne On Behalf of W.A.D. Jayarathana Vs. Galagedara 10836 Police Sergeant & Kamalsiri 50001 Police Constable - Police Station Homagama. DOWNLOAD
HRC/2453/18 W.M. Neelakanthi On Behalf of A.A.M D. Rajapaksha Vs. Officer in Charge of Police Station Malwathuhiripitiya & Officer in Charge - Crime Division Police Station Malwathuhiripitiya DOWNLOAD
HRC/AP/394/2018(I) R. Wimalasiri Vs. S.M.L.R. Bandara - Officer in Charge of Police Station Welikanda, Police Sergeant 23339 A. Ariyarathne, H.G.D.S. Hewage 74585 Police Constable & H.C.L. Kumara 029113 - Police Station Welikanda. DOWNLOAD
HRC/1239/16/I-23 W. Priyangika On Behalf of M.A.D. Kumara Vs. H.W. Udayanga-Watcher of School and The Principal - Warakagoada Central College Warakagoda & Zonal Director of Education, Horana. DOWNLOAD
HRC/3702/16, HRC/1582/16 D.U. Thabbru Vs. PushpaKumara Inspector of Police - Officer in Charge of Divisional Anti-Corruption Division Office of the Superintended of Police Panadura, N.J. Soysa Sub-Inspector of Police, J. Sampath 77780 Police Constable & Lakmal 88818 Police Constable - Police Station Panadura South. DOWNLOAD
HRC/ K/152/16-A G.G.C. Rajapaksha Vs. R.M.A. Rathnayake - Principal Sangabhodhi Central College Morayaya, Minipe. DOWNLOAD
HRC/SUO/MOTU/14/22 Lieutenant Colonel P.V. Kumarasinhe – Sri Lanka Army And Legal Director - Sri Lanka Army. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AP/408/2014(I) G.A. Srikantha On Behalf of G.A.Wimalasena Vs. A.M.U.R. Jayathissa Inspector of Police – Divisional Anti-Corruption Investigation Division Office of the Deputy Inspector of Police Anuradhapuraya, A.M.A. Premasiri 28138 Police Constable – Police Station Nochchiyagama, D.M.A.L. Disanyake 15901 Police Constable Police Station Mannar, S.E. Dhanapala 64992 Police Constable – Police Station Thabuththegama, D.D.S. Daramadasa 35889 Police Constable & D.D.D. Kumarasinaha 34659 Police Constable –Police Headquarters Anuradhapuraya, K.G.R.H. Senarathna 53585 Police Constable – Police Station Mihinthalaya, K.S.Podikumara 16127 Police Constable – Police Station Eppawala, D.M.P.A.Disanayake 48496 Police Constable - Police Headquarters Anuradhapuraya And D.M.R. Disanayake 1588 Women Police Constable – Police Station Mihinthalaya. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AP/269/2017 G. Harshajith Vs. S.D.A.B. Disanayake 47894 Police Constable – Police Station Nochchiyagama. DOWNLOAD
HRC/1144/18 O.A. Kanthi Vs. Principal-WP/PILI/ S De S Jayasinghe Central College (National School) Dehiwala. DOWNLOAD
HRC/1026/19 A Nadaraja Vs. Officer in Charge of Crime Division Police Station Bulathsinhala & Officer in Chaege of Police Station Bulathsinhala. DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/193/19/A W.A. A. Withanaarachchi Vs.Officer in Charge of Police Station Thalathuoya S.Kumara Inspector of Police,Punchirathna 21631 Police Sergeant, Jayakody 57746 Police Constable And Smarakon 73765 Police Constable, Bandara 78429 Police Constable - Police Station of Thalathuoya. DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/550/16 P. Jayanthi On Behalf of K. Wimalan Vs. N. Samansiri Sub Inspector of Police – Police Station Monaragala, Shiwayogaraja 73871 Police Constable – Police Station Nallathanniya & S. Kumar 55611 Police Sergeant – Police Station Kankesanthurai, Officer in Charge of Police Station Bagawanthalawa. DOWNLOAD

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
HRC/3859/16 P.R.J. Bandara & Others Vs. Secretary-Provincial Public Service Commission Sabaragamuwa Province, Chief Secretary - Chief Secretary Office And Secretary - Ministry of Local Government Sabaragmuwa Provincial Council. DOWNLOAD
HRC/4605/15 J. Ranasinghe Vs. Director General of Pensions -Department of Pensions, Divisional Secretary – Alipitiya Divisional Secretariat & Divisional Secretary - Baddegama Divisional Secretariat. DOWNLOAD
HRC/197/19 S.T.Naleer Vs. The Principal - Royal College Colombo DOWNLOAD
HRC/247/18 D.A.S. Karunathne Vs. The Principal - Royal College Colombo, President - Interview Panel of Royal College, Chairman- Appeal and Objection Board Royal College Colombo And Secretary - Ministry of Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AM/54/20/EM,HRC/AM/28/19/S/EM K.D.M.A. Podimanike Vs. Secretary - Ministry of Health Eastern Province, Secretary - Provincial Public Service Commission Eastern Province, Regional Director of Health Services Ampara, Superintendent of Medical - Base Hospital Dehiyathakandya. DOWNLOAD
HRC/169/19 K.N. Devshani Vs. The Principal of St. Mary's Girls School(Primary) Chilaw & Renuka Costa - Assistant Director of Education Zonal Education Office Chilaw. DOWNLOAD
HRC/1349/18 K.D.S. Wijerathne Vs. P. Wellikala Chief Inspector of Police - Police Station Horana, Director General - Central Environment Authority, Commissioner General of Labor - Department of Labor And Public Health Inspector - Madurawala. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AP/65/2016(W) K. Sumathipala Vs. Zonal Director of Education Galinbinthunuweva, Director of Education - Provincial Education Department – North Central Province And Secretary - Ministry of Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/844/17, HRC/231/18, HRC/1710/19 K.D. Kalyana Vs. Director - Department of Cultural Affairs Sethsiripaya. DOWNLOAD
HRC/RM/SUO-MOTU/01/2021 & HRC/HO/2781/21 T. Jayawardena And Secretary/ President - Sri Lanka Young-Journalists Association. Vs. Chairman - Litro Gas Lanka Company, Chairman -Consumer Affairs Authority, Secretary - State Ministry of Corporative Services Marketing Development and Consumer Protection, Director General - Sri Lanka Standard Institute, Chairman Public Utilities Commission, Inspector General of Police – Sri Lanka Police Responsibility Institute : Chairman - Ceylon Petroleum Corporation, Chairman - LAUGFS Gas PLC, Chairman - Institute of Industrial Technology, Chief Valuer - Government Valuation Department. DOWNLOAD
HRC/1106/21 H.A.L. Rasika Vs. Secretary- Ministry of Education And The Principal - Royal College Colombo. DOWNLOAD
HRC/MT/04/20/N M.K.K. Perera Vs. The Principal - Richmond College Galle. DOWNLOAD
HRC/1323/18 D.L.D. Nadeeka Vs. The Principal- Ferguson High School Ratnapura, Director (National School) And Secretary - Ministry of Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/175/16 K.A.T. Corey Vs. Commissioner General of Lands - Department of Commissioner General of Lands, Provisional Commissioner of Lands (Western Province) Provincial Land Department And Divisional Secretary - Hangwella Divisional Secretariat (Seethawaka). DOWNLOAD
HRC/71/21 S.A. Wijayakoon & Others Vs. Secretary And Director (National School) - Ministry of Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/1724/22 R.M.R. Prasanna Vs. S. Peththanthri Senior Superintended of Police, South Colombo & H.D.H.U. Jayasekara Superintended of Police – Department of Sri Lanka Police. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AM/53/19 K.L. Wannisinghe Vs. Chief Executive Officer - Galoya Plantation Company Hingurana, Director - Bureau of Geological Survey and Mines Matara, Divisional Secretary - Divisional Secretariat Sammanthuraia, K.Ravi Grama Nilidhari 891 Walathapitiya 01 And Irrigation Engineer - Office of Irrigation Engineer Samanthuraia DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/320/19/A W.A.P. Wickramasuriya Vs. Secretary - Ministry of Education And The Principal - Kegalu Balika Vidyalaya – Kegalla. DOWNLOAD
HRC/3297/19 K. Dharmasekara Vs. The Principle - St. Paul's Girls' School Milagiriya And Director- (National School) Ministry of Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/79/21 S. Perera Vs. The Principal - R/Eheliyagoda Central College Eheliyagoda. DOWNLOAD
HRC/3013/19 A. Shanthini Vs. The Principal - Nalanda College Colombo And Project Director - Urban Development Authority. DOWNLOAD
HRC/2964/15 R.P.B. B. Thilakasiri Vs. Secretary Ministry of Women,Child Affairs & Social Empowerment, Director-General Department of Samurdhi Development & R.A.K. Ranawaka - Director-General (Former) DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/717/16 W. Chaminda Vs. Secretary - Ministry of Education &The Principal - Dharmaraja College Kandy DOWNLOAD
HRC/958/12 A.K.M. Anwardeen Vs. C.L. Wickramasinghe Chief Inspector of Police- Police Station Bandaragama, A. Disanayake - Assistant Superintendent Of Police Office of the Assistant Superintended of Police Pandandura, M.A.E. Mahendra -Senior Superintended of Police-Office of the Superintended of Police Killinochi, Deputy Inspector General Of Police - Grievances Divisionn Police Headquarters & Director - Department of Muslim Religion & Cultural Affairs. DOWNLOAD
HRC/1288/19 N. Naseem Vs. The Principal - Vidyachandra Central College Kadawatha. DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/54/2019 M.K. Kulanthunga Vs. R. Jayasena Inspector of Police Office in Charge of Miscellaneous Complaints Division Police Headquarters Kandy. DOWNLOAD
HRC/3845/13 I.D. De Silva & A. S. Silva Vs. Director General of Irrigation -Department of Irrigation. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AP/631/2014(S) K.B. Jayawardena Vs. Director General of Agriculture Department of Agriculture And Deputy Director Farm Mechanics Training Centre Anuradhapura. DOWNLOAD
HRC/MT/66/2019 M.A.R. Ramsani Vs. The Principal - Richmond College Galle, Secretary - Interview Panel And Secretary - Appeal & Objection Inquiry Board - Richmond College Galle. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AM/56/19/T/AD A.L. Kahawattha Vs. Garden Keeper- Department of Wildlife Conservation Inginiyagala, Divisional Secretary - Divisional Secretariat Damana, P. Munasinghe - Garden Keeper Gal Oya Park - Department of Wildlife Conservation, Assistant Commissioner Department of Agrarian Development And Director-Central Environment Authority District Office Ampara, D.M.G.N. Priyantha - Hathpotha Site Assistant- Department of Wildlife Conservation Iniginiyagala. DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/651/18 R.M.S. Thilakasiri & R. Dharmasena Vs. Director General Establishments Division-Ministry of Public-Administration DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/396/19/A D.P. Kodagoda Vs. Secretary - Ministry of Education, R.D.Jaminda, -Senior Assistant Secretary Ministry of Education & H.Hewage Additional Secretarial (Controls) Ministry of Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AP/586/2017(w) A.H.M. Asanka Vs. Secretary- North-West Province Public Service Commission. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AP/234/2014(s) M.M. Anulavathi. Vs. Residential Project Manager Moragahakanda Zone Mahaweli Authority of Sri Lanka, Director General Mahaweli Authority of Sri Lanka, Divisional Manager Aththanakadawala Mahaweli Authority of Sri Lanka And Manager, Unit Manager AththanaKadawala - Mahaweli Authority of Sri Lanka. DOWNLOAD
HRC/19/21 Y.K Kuruppu Vs. The Principal - Ananda College Colombo. DOWNLOAD
HRC/3115/17 P.A. Shaymali Vs. Secretary- Ministry of Health, Director Postgraduate Institute of Medicine University of Colombo And Director- National Institute of Health Science. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AM/73/2019 R.M. S. Menike Vs. Divisional Secretary - Divisional Secretariat Uhana. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AP/201/2016(S) M.A.M.R. Perera Vs. Divisional Secretary Divisional Secretariat Thambuttegama, District Secretary District Secretariat – Anuradhapura, Secretary - Ministry of Home Affairs & Public Administration And Director General of Pension- Department of Pension. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AM/43/18 P.H. Abewikramasinha Vs. Divisional Secretary – Divisional Secretariat Alayadivembu, Grama Niladhari- Kolawill 01 Wasama, Officer In Charge Of Police Station Akkaraipattu & District Secretary-District Secretariat Ampara. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AP/278/18 S.M.M. Prasanna, K.A.R. Weerarathna – Secretary, A.D. Gunasena President And D.R. Gamini Member – Dahami Gowi Sanwidhanaya Diwulapathana Vs. Director General - Mahaweli Authority of Sri Lanka, Residential Project Manager B Zone Welikanada - Mahaweli Authority of Sri Lanka, District Forest Officer – Batticaloa And District Secretary - District Secretariat Batticaloa. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AM/96/16/B/LP HRC/AM/98/16/T/LP D.M. Arachchi & A.H.G. Silva Vs. Divisional Secretary- Divisional Secretariat Ampara, Deputy Land Commissioner- Ampara And Land Commissioner General - Land Commissioner General's Department DOWNLOAD
HRC/949/17 H.P.G. Sriyanthi Vs. General Manager & Manager-National Savings Bank. DOWNLOAD
HRC/74/18 R.P. Sirima Vs. Secretary Ministry of Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AM/59/18/B/LP T.T.W. Kumara Vs. Divisional Engineer-Geological Survey Office-Ampara, Executive Officer-Gal Oya Plantations, Divisional Secretary-Divisional Secretary Office-Sammanthurai, Director-Irrigation Office and Grama Niladhari Wlathapitiya 01 Sammanthurai. DOWNLOAD
HRC/BCO/042/2016 E. Niroshan Vs. Chief Minister Local Government & Rural Development, Deputy Secretary (Adminstration) Local Government & Rural Development And Assistant Commissioner of Regional Local Government. DOWNLOAD
HRC/2858/17 I.G.C. Kumara & Others Vs. Director General- Sri Lanka Mahaweli Authority & Residential Project Manager – Victoria & Kothmale Project Sri Lanka Mahaweli Authority. DOWNLOAD
HRC/KND/157/22/A K.G.T.B. Dilhan Vs. The Principle Dharmaraja College Kandy & Secretary-Ministry if Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/3649/11 H.K.R. Thushara Vs. Director General-National institute of Fisheries & Nautical Engineering - Colombo 15. DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/06/17-1 K.P.B. Nishshanka Vs. Secretary Public Service Commission- Central Province & Secretary-Central Provincial Ministry of Sports and Rural Development. DOWNLOAD
HRC/MT/25/21/V D.M. Edirisinghe Vs. The Principle & Chairmen- Appeal and Objection Board - Weeraketiya Primary School. DOWNLOAD
HRC/KND/172/22/1 D.A.G.G. Dissanayaka Vs. The Principle Dharmaraja College-Kandy DOWNLOAD
HRC/1777/17 W.M.R.P. Wijekoon Vs. Director General - Sri Lanka Customs DOWNLOAD
HRC/3908/16 M.M.D.G. Bandara Vs. Director General -Department of Management Services And Director-Development Project of Kalugaga- Moragahakanda. DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/377/20 R.M.N.N.S. Rathnayake Vs. The Principle - Kingswood College Kandy. DOWNLOAD
HRC/930/2017 N.A.M. P. Nammuniarachhci Vs. Chairman - University Grants Commission and The Principal -President's College Mahara Kadawatha. DOWNLOAD
HRC/369/21 K.T.D. Keerthinath Vs. The Principal - Dharmasoka College Ambalangoda, Secretary – Ministry Of Education And Director National Schools - Ministry Of Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/95/21/A H.M.P. Herath Vs. The Principal - Maliyadeva Balika Vidyalaya And Secretary – Ministry Of Education DOWNLOAD
HRC/1070/17 H.G.C. Jayalath Vs. Dr. S. Senarathna- Director And Dr. A. Kahandaliyanage Chairman - Sri Jayewardenepura General Hospital DOWNLOAD
HRC/1149/16 Rev. Wegama Kemasara Vs. Master of Education Course Coordinator And Coordinator - Faculty of Education University of Colombo. DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/67/21/W D.R.I.A.B. Dehigama Vs. K.W.D.U. Chandrakumara – The Principal Kingswood College Kandy And N. Alahakoon – Director of Education- Provincial Department of Education Central Province DOWNLOAD

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
HRC/3534/15/1-23 K. Hemamala Vs. Jayarathne - Inspector of Police, Silva - Inspector of Police And Shankar Sub Inspector of Police - Police Station Kuruduwatha. DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/54/2019 M.K. Kulanthunga Vs. R. Jayasena Inspector of Police Office in Charge of Miscellaneous Complaints Division Police Headquarters Kandy. DOWNLOAD
HRC/1288/19 DOWNLOAD

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
HRC/K/401/19 K.M.S. Rathna Banda Vs. K.S. Dharsana Chief Inspector of Police - Police Station Panadura. DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/529/18/A R.G.N. Madhuwanthi Vs. Ganganath Inspector of Police-Officer in Charge of Crime Division Police Station Kurunegala DOWNLOAD

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
HRC/830/17 S.A. Renuka Vs Officer In charge Of Police Station Boralla. DOWNLOAD
HRC/663/17 HRC/664/17 H.A.S. Damayanthi & I.C.K.A. Senevirathana Vs. Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AP/559/2016 P.G.M. Wijerathna Banda Vs. J.P.R.K. Jagodage - Inspector of Police Police Headquarters Polonnaruwa (Current Police Station Jaffna), D.M.P. Disanayake 50449 Police Sergeant, M.A.K. Jaya Kelum 89563 Police Constable, B.M.P.C. Rajarathna Police Constable - Police Headquarters Polonnaruwa And Gayan 80801 Sri Lanka Civil Security Force, R.G. Ashoka 50532 Police Constable (Not in Service) DOWNLOAD
HRC/1026/19 A Nadaraja Vs. Officer in Charge of Crime Division Police Station Bulathsinhala & Officer in Chaege of Police Station Bulathsinhala. DOWNLOAD

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
HRC/830/17 S.A. Renuka Vs. Officer In charge Of Police Station Boralla. DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/550/16 P. Jayanthi On Behalf of K. Wimalan Vs. N. Samansiri Sub Inspector of Police – Police Station Monaragala, Shiwayogaraja 73871 Police Constable – Police Station Nallathanniya & S. Kumar 55611 Police Sergeant – Police Station Kankesanthurai, Officer in Charge of Police Station Bagawanthalawa. DOWNLOAD

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
HRC/AM/53/19 K.L. Wannisinghe Vs. Chief Executive Officer - Galoya Plantation Company Hingurana, Director - Bureau of Geological Survey and Mines Matara, Divisional Secretary - Divisional Secretariat Sammanthuraia, K.Ravi Grama Nilidhari 891 Walathapitiya 01 And Irrigation Engineer - Office of Irrigation Engineer Samanthuraia DOWNLOAD

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
HRC/AM/43/18 P.H. Abewikramasinha Vs. Divisional Secretary – Divisional Secretariat Alayadivembu, Grama Niladhari- Kolawill 01 Wasama, Officer In Charge Of Police Station Akkaraipattu & District Secretary-District Secretariat Ampara. DOWNLOAD

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
HRC/943/90 A.M.N. Chaminda Vs. Vice-Chancellor -University of Kelaniya DOWNLOAD
HRC/225/16/I-23 K.A. Wijesekara Vs. Municipal Commissioner And Municipal Engineer - Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte-Municipal Council. DOWNLOAD
HRC/2694/19 D.S. Chandrasiri Vs. Chairman - Sri Lanka Land Development Corporation DOWNLOAD
HRC/819/17 S. S. Liyanagunawardana Vs. Secretary - Ministry of Education, And The Principal - Royal College Colombo. DOWNLOAD
HRC/370/16 M.P.M. Padamasiri Vs. Director General - Department of Management Services And Director General - Urban Development Authority. DOWNLOAD
HRC/2505/16 K.A.M. Methsarani Vs. Secretary - Ministry of Education, U. Amarathunga – Chairman - School Sports Council And A. Abeywickrama & Others Members of Selection Committee (Sports Division) – Ministry Of Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/3743/17 HRC/867/17 R.P.D.K. Rajapaksa Vs. General Manager and Manager - National Savings Bank. DOWNLOAD
HRC/3466/15 W.G.N.P. Wijesinghe Vs. Chairman And General Manager- Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment, Senior Manager - Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Agency. DOWNLOAD

Recommendations Issued in 2021

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
HRC/2901/19 Sacred Heart Convent Galle - Muslims Children's Parents Forum Vs. Education Secretary - Southern Provincial Ministry Of Education, Principal Sister- Sacred Heart Convent Galle And Assistant Director Of Education, Zonal Education Office, Galle. DOWNLOAD

Freedom from torture.
11. No person shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
HRC/3757/13 K.A. Nimal Vs. Kumarasingha Police Constable, U. Dewadasan Inspector Of Police, Bandara Inspector of Police & Sumathipala Police Sergeant 13503 - Police Station Kirulapone. DOWNLOAD
HRC/KL/84/17 S.M. Ishaq & Others Vs. A.M.M. Najeeb Officer In – Charge Police Station Chawalakadai, M.A. Faseel Police Sergeant 24908, H.W.R. Dharshana Sub –Inspector of Police & R.K.G.T.S. Thusara Police Constable 66116 - Police Station Chawalakadai. DOWNLOAD
HRC/1943/13, HRC/1942/14, HRC /K/171/13/S/T-S W.D.M.G.A. Wijesundara & S.C. Annathugoda Vs. Sanjeewa - 5068/13 Police Inspector, Hapugoda Chief Inspectorof Police, Mendis Police Sergeant, Menaka Police Constable - Crime Division Matara police Station & S. Abeywardena 17865 Police Constable – Thihagoda Police Station DOWNLOAD
HRC/415/18, HRC/812/18 H.M.C. Perera & M. Sanjeewani Perera Vs. W.A.S. Nandalal Inspector Of Police, K.C.H. Thabrew Police Constable 49979, W.R. Gammanpila Police Constable 61742, E.M.S.D.B. Ekanayake Police Constable 66757 & Nandana Police Constable 74081, R.M.D.P. Karunarathna Police Constable 77710 – Colombo South Anti-Corruption Unit Police Station Kirulapone. DOWNLOAD
HRC/2953/17 A. Premalatha Vs. On Behalf of M.G. Annada Athapaththu Sub-Inspector of Police - Police Station Eheliyagoda. DOWNLOAD
HRC/53/17 P. Wijesuriya Vs. Officer-In-Charge of Criminal Division Police Station Homagama. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AM/22/20/B/PL R.A.J. Ranawaka Vs. B.K.C. Weerasiri-Inspector of Police - Police Station Mahaoya. DOWNLOAD
HRC/4437/15 A.L. Wikrama Vs. Bimal Perera - Chief Inspector of Police - Police Station Kirulapone. DOWNLOAD
HRC/1040/15, HRC/2556/16 I.P.W.R. Jayaweera Vs. Officer- in Charge of Police Station Kiridiwela, A. Susantha - Police Constable 3997, M.S. Dhayawansa - Police Constable 26443, G.H.C. Herath - Police Constable 83997 And Pushpakumara - Police Constable 1324 - Police Station Kiridiwela. DOWNLOAD
HRC/1697/18 W.M.P. Wijayasundara Vs. Inspector of Police B.A.A.P. Bamunusinghe - Officer- In - Change Police Station Rakwana, P.W.S.M. Perera - Women Police Constable 9524, W.G.U Shamali - Women Police Constable 1833, N.H.G.U.C. Kumari - Women Police Constable 6985 - Police Station Rakwana And Sub-Inspector of Police H. Premananda Officer- In - Change Miscellaneous Complaints Section - Police Station Rakwana, N.A.H.W. Wasantha Kumara - Police Constable 60232 - Police Station Rakwana. DOWNLOAD
HRC/537/15 W.A.P. Wanniarachchi On Behalf of W.A.P. Wanniarachchi & N. Wanniarachchi Vs. Officer In Charge of Crime Division - Police Station Thanamalwila And Udayanga Inspector Of Police – Police Station Thanamalwila. DOWNLOAD
HRC/1459/17 D.P. Thissa Vs. Sunil Lorence Sub-Inspector - Police Station Samanala Wewa. DOWNLOAD
HRC/2557/16 W.H. Malani On Behalf of W.C.P.C. Fernando Vs. Suneth Shantha Chief Inspector of Police - District Crime Unit, Police Station Wadduwa. DOWNLOAD
HRC/1930/15 W.M. Abekoon Vs. R.P.U.A Rajapaksha Sub-Inspector of Police, H.T. G. Premathilaka Sub-Inspector of Police, Pushpakumara Police Constable 37324, B.A.A.P. Bamunusinghe Inspector of Police - Police Station Kuruwita & Officer –In – Charge of Police Station Kuruwita. DOWNLOAD
HRC/3447/16 W.I. Mihirani On Behalf of W. A. Dushantha & P.L.C. Krishanthi Vs. Mahinda Willoaraachchi Chief Inspector Of Police, Balendra Sub Inspector Of Police Officer-In-Charge - Crime Division Ambalangoda Police Station, Maduranga, Sub Inspector of Police, Tharanga Police Constable 72995 & Rangana Police Constable 3011, Sadaruwan Police Constable 69864 - Police Station Ambalangoda. DOWNLOAD
HRC/2112/17 J.L. Pathmasiri Vs. Asela Sub-Inspector of Police-Crime Division - Police Station Weliweriya & Officer- In-Charge of Police Station Weliweriya. DOWNLOAD
HRC/2600/16 M.D.S Amarasiri On Behalf of M. V Indrani Vs. Sapumal Ekanayaka Sub-Inspector of Police - Police Station-Polonnaruwa. DOWNLOAD
HRC/2793/15 R.B. Dipani Vs. P.D. Hapuarachchi - Former Assistant Divisional Secretary Horana. DOWNLOAD
HRC/359/14 S.A.D. Kanchana Vs. Commander of the Army - Sri Lanka Army & Staff Sergeant Dasanayaka - Corps of the 1st Engineer Service - Sri Lanka Corps of Military Police. DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/655/16 H.M.M.G.H. Wimalaweera Vs. Officer In Charge of Police Station Bulathkohupitiya & Premachandra Police Constable 8600 -Police Station Bulathkohupitiya. DOWNLOAD

Right to equality
12. (1) All persons are equal before the law and are entitled to equal protection of the law.

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
HRC/94/19 Mr. Z.T.M. Fazli Vs. The Principal And Chairman - Appeal Board of School Admissions - Royal College, Colombo 07. DOWNLOAD
HRC/1531/15 K.D. Suneetha, Vs Commissioner And Secretary Ministry Of Housing Construction And Cultural Affairs. DOWNLOAD
HRC/1631/15 K.U. Pushpakumara Vs. Prof. Mohan De Silva Chairman - University Grants Commission. DOWNLOAD
HRC/1144/15 K. Siwanandaselvam Vs. Secretary And Assistant Secretary – Ministry Of Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AP/147/2018/R Susantha Kumara Vs. Director - Board of Legal Service Sri Lanka Army. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AP/376/2015(S) Y. Sunetra Senarath Vs. Divisional Secretary - Nuwaragam Palatha Central Divisional Secretariat And Pension Officer – Pension Division Nuwaragam Palatha Central Divisional Secretariat. DOWNLOAD
HRC/2213/16 P.V.P Darshani Vs. Chairman - Coconut Development Authority DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/657/18/-A P.R. Lokugalappaththi Vs. The Principal - Kingswood College Kandy. DOWNLOAD
HRC/3620/17 B. Sriyawathi Vs. Director – Department of Education Western Province & Principal -Sri Sangamiththa Girl's College Colombo DOWNLOAD
HRC/Ap/476/2015/(W) T. D. Amugoda Vs. Divisional Secretary - Divisional Secretariat Rabewa DOWNLOAD
HRC/845/17 Y.G.A. Karunarathna, R.M.P.W.V. Kumara And A.G. Kariyawasam Vs. Director General – National Youth Service Council, Director General – Department of Management Service And Secretary - National Salaries and Cadre Commission. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AP/120/2018(S) G.A.T.M. De Silva Vs. B.D.G.S. Dharmakeerthi Inspector of Police – Officer In Charge of Crime Division at Headquarters Police Mathale, W.M.N. Wanigasekara Inspector of Police Suriyapura Police Station (Current), S.P.M. Thilakawardhana Sub Inspector Of Police – police station Mathale, N.G. Premasiri Police Sergeant 8804 - Headquarters Police Mathale, S.G.D. Anasly Reman Police Sergeant 59162 – Police Station Mankulam, W.G. Disanayake Police Sergeant 19259- Headquarters Police Mathale, And Munasinghe Police Constable 35966 – Police Station Puliyankulama. DOWNLOAD
HRC/2901/19 Sacred Heart Convent-Muslims Children's Parents Forum Vs. Education Secretary - Southern Provincial Ministry Of Education, Principal Sister- Sacred Heart Convent Galle And Assistant Director Of Education, Zonal Education Office, Galle. DOWNLOAD
HRC/2785/17 D.H.P. Kaushalya Vs. Officer In Charge of Meetiyagoda Police Station And Greshan Sub Inspector of Police – Police Station Meetiyagoda DOWNLOAD
HRC/KL/136, HRC/KL/1126/19 M.B.M. Siraj Vs. Director General – Department of Technical Education And Training DOWNLOAD
HRC/4625/12 W.S.M.L. Kumara Vs Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy - Sri Lanka Navy DOWNLOAD
HRC/2826/19 S. Wasantha De Silva Chairman – Sri Lanka Council of Visually Handicapped Graduates Vs. Governor - Central Bank of Sri Lanka, Chairman - National Savings Bank, Chairman - People’s Bank And DOWNLOAD
HRC/2499/19 V. Subramaniam Vs. Governor - Central Bank of Sri Lanka DOWNLOAD
HRC/AM/03/18 HRC/AM/03/18 H.M.P.N. Herath Vs. Postmaster General - Postal Head Quarters Colombo. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AP/446/2017(W) A.M. Bandamma Vs. Eastern District Engineer - Office of the District Engineer Sri Lanka Railways Trincomalee, General Manager of Railways (Control) Railway Headquarters And Director General – Department of Pension. DOWNLOAD
HRC/2011/12/I-19 W.P. Nilantha Vs. Commander of the Sri Lanka Army – Sri Lanka Army. DOWNLOAD
HRC/3852/14 M. Jayarathne Vs. Commissioner of Cooperative Development - Department Of Western Province Cooperative Development And Chairman - Si/S Kolonnawa Multi-Purpose Cooperative Society Ltd. DOWNLOAD
HRC/1004/14 K.G.P. Fernando Vs. Chairperson – Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AP/68/2018(S), HRC/AP/237/2018 C.U. Kappagoda & C.J. Vijayasundara Vs. The Principal Anuradhapura Central College And Director (National School) Ministry of Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/110/2020 B.H.S. Kumara Vs. The Principal - Richmond College Galle. DOWNLOAD
HRC/3220/16 U. D. Chathuranga Vs. The Principal - D.S. Senanayaka Collage Colombo And Secretary - Ministry Of Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/166/15 B.W.D.M.R. Dharmakeerthi Vs. Provincial Director Of Education - Central Provincial Education Department, Education Secretary of Central Provincial - Central Provincial Ministry Of Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/87/20 T.R.T. Samarathunga Vs. The Principal - Kegalu Vidyalaya Kegalle. DOWNLOAD
HRC/1321/15 K.K. W. L. Wimalasiri Vs. Sub Inspector of Police D.W. Sirimanna – Officer In Charge of Crime Division Police Station Ambalangoda And Mahinda Willowaarachchi Headquarters Inspector of Police – Officer In Charge Of Police Station Ambalangoda. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AP/515/2017 T.M.N.C. Piyarathna On Behalf of T.M.P.L. Piyarathna Vs. D. Deepal Officer in Charge of Police Station Giribawa, P. Aberathna - Sub Inspector Of Police - Police Station Giribawa & S.W. Senarathna Police Constable 5926 - Police Station Galgamuwa. DOWNLOAD
HRC/417/19 H.T. Tharanga Vs. The Principal – Visakha Balika Vidyalaya – Colombo, S.M. Keerthirathna – Chairman Appeal and Objection Board (Principal - Ananda College) & Director – National School Unit – Ministry of Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/5069/16 M.Sunil Abedheera Vs. Divisional Secretary-Divisional Secretariat Ruwanwella & Chairman Pradeshiya Sabhawa Ruwanwella. DOWNLOAD
HRC/3398/07 R. Karunanithy Vs. Registrar General - Registrar General’s Office Battaramulla. DOWNLOAD
HRC/76/18 D.N.S. De Silva Vs. W.F.U. Fernando Senior Deputy Inspector General Of Police - Office of the Senior Deputy Inspector General of Police Southern Province-Matara (Current Address Police Headquarters Colombo) Thilak Ranjith Inspector Of Police Senior Deputy Inspector General of Police Southern Province Matara. & Inspector General of Police Sri Lanka Police Department. DOWNLOAD
HRC/1565/18 L.M.A.M. Lankadhikara Vs. A.P D. Weerasekara Superintendent of Police Badulla, B.A.D. Balasuriya – Officer In Charge of Police Station Lunugala, Roshan Rajapaksha - Assistant Superintendent Of Police, District II – Badulla, Inspector Of Police G.D. Rathanapala Officer In Charge of Police Station Madolsima And Senior Deputy Inspector General Of Police Badulla. DOWNLOAD
HRC/KL/55/15 The Group Of Affected Employees - National Water Supply And Drainage Board Regional Office Akkaraipattu. Vs. The General Manager And The Additional General Manager - National Water Supply & Drainage Board, The Regional Manager- National Water Supply And Drainage Board Regional Office Akkaraipattu. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AM/60/11 K.M.Susantha Ranjith Vs. Lalith Gamage District Forest Officer - District Forest Office Anuradhapura And Director General of Department of Forests, Divisional Sectary of Damana. DOWNLOAD
HRC/3267/17 W.M.P.C. Warnasooriya & Others Vs. Sectary - Ministry Of Labour Professional Relations And Sabaragamuwa Development And Commissioner General of Labour - Department Of Labour. DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/462/19/A L.P.D.N.T. Dias Vs. Superintendent of Medical – Base Hospital Karawanella, District Medical Officer - Deraniyagala District Hospital, District Director of Health Service – Kegalle, Provincial Director of Health Service (Sabaragamuwa Province) And Secretary – Ministry of Health and Indigenous Medicine Sabaragamuwa Province. DOWNLOAD
HRC/97/19 M.R.L. Jinadasa Vs. The Principal,Chairman - Interview Board And Chairman - Appellate Review Committee Sirimavo Bandaranayaka College Colombo. DOWNLOAD
HRC/3346/16 B.H.A.H.G. Mathurata Vs. Secretary - Ministry of Finance, Inspector General of Police – Sri Lanka Police Departments & Secretary - Ministry of Defence. DOWNLOAD
HRC/4408/15 S.D.M. Priyantha Vs. Officer- in Charge of Police Station Payagala. DOWNLOAD
HRC/618/21 P.A.M. Wijesekara Vs. Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force, Director (Health Services) And Air Commodore Sureka Dias - Director (Legal) - Sri Lanka Air Force. DOWNLOAD
HRC/1642/18 S.G. Somawathi Vs. Director (Govi Vishrama Watup ගොවි විශ්‍රාම වැටුප්) And Director General / Secretary -Ministry of Agriculture. DOWNLOAD
HRC/1958/16 J.P. Hindil Vs. Officer –In – Charge of Police Station Mawathagama & Rajapaksha Sub Inspector of Police - Miscellaneous Complaints Section Police Station Mawathagama. DOWNLOAD
HRC/3447/16 W.I. Mihirani On Behalf of W. A. Dushantha & P.L.C. Krishanthi Vs. Mahinda Willoaraachchi Chief Inspector Of Police, Balendra Sub Inspector Of Police Officer-In-Charge - Crime Division Ambalangoda Police Station, Maduranga, Sub Inspector of Police, Tharanga Police Constable 72995 & Rangana Police Constable 3011, Sadaruwan Police Constable 69864 - Police Station Ambalangoda. DOWNLOAD
HRC/715/15 N.G.S.M. Rathnayaka Vs. Officer- In-Charge Of Police Station Moratumulla, Officer- In-Charge Of Crime Branch, N.J.T. Fernando Police Sergeant 31852 And S.B. Samarakoon Police Constable 84599 - Police Station Moratumulla. DOWNLOAD
HRC/3084/18 I.K.S. Karunanayaka, W.D.T. Ayesha & U.L.D. Chathurika Vs. The Principal - Royal College Horana, Director - National School & Secretary -Ministry Of Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AP/665/2013 R.N.T.A. Rathnayaka Vs. Registrar-Rajarata University of Sri Lanka. DOWNLOAD
HRC/195/18 R.A. Priyantha Vs. The Principal Ferguson National School – Rathnapura, Director of National School & Secretary - Ministry Of Education, Rohana Gamage (Appeals For Admission Of Children For The Year 2018 Chairman Of the Committee), Dehiowita National School. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AM/70/16 H.D. Premarathna Vs. Secretary - Provincial Ministry Of Education -Eastern Province, Zonal Education Director Ampara, Secretary - School Development Committee And Secretary - Alumni Association - Kawanthissa Maha Vidyalaya Ampara. DOWNLOAD
HRC/112/20 S.A.C.S. Gunarathna Vs. The Principal Ananda College Colombo & Director (Primary Section) - Ministry of Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/2953/16 T.A.A. Rajakaruna Vs. Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Commandant Volunteer Naval Force Headquarters Welisara And Commodore I.R. Premarathna - Navy Headquarters. DOWNLOAD
HRC/2927/17 H.M.G.N.K. Kaluhendiwela Vs. Commissioner General of Agrarian Development - Department of Agrarian Development, Agrarian Development Officer - Agrarian Service Centre Matale & Agri Research & Agri Production Assistant - E 327, Aluvihara Kottashaya –Agrarian Service Centre Mathale. DOWNLOAD
HRC/2927/17 H.M.G.N.K. Kaluhendiwela Vs. Commissioner General of Agrarian Development - Department of Agrarian Development, Agrarian Development Officer - Agrarian Service Centre Matale & Agri Research & Agri Production Assistant - E 327, Aluvihara Kottashaya –Agrarian Service Centre Mathale. DOWNLOAD
HRC/3794/19 P.G.R.C.A. Gamlath Vs. Inspector General Of Police – Sri Lanka Police & Director General - Department Of Trade And Investment Policies – Ministry Of Finance. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AP/412/2014 L.B. Rajakaruna Vs. Director General - Department of Pensions, District Secretariat - District Secretariat Anuradhapura, Divisional Secretariat Epalogama & Secretary - Ministry Of Public Administration & Home Affairs. DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/492/20/I H.P. Gunawardhana, S.K. Samarakooan & J. Wewagedara Vs. Director General - Department of Management Services And Director General - National Cooperative Development Institute. DOWNLOAD

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
HRC/2901/19 Sacred Heart Convent-Muslims Children's Parents Forum Vs. Education Secretary - Southern Provincial Ministry Of Education, Principal Sister- Sacred Heart Convent Galle And Assistant Director Of Education, Zonal Education Office Galle. DOWNLOAD
HRC/KL/136 And HRC/KL/1126/19 M.B.M. Siraj Vs. Director General – Department of Technical Education And Training DOWNLOAD
HRC/KL/55/15 The Group Of Affected Employees - National Water Supply And Drainage Board Regional Office Akkaraipattu. Vs. The General Manager -National Water Supply And Drainage Board, The Additional General Manager- National Water Supply And Drainage Board & The Regional Manager-National Water Supply And Drainage Board Regional Office Akkaraipattu. DOWNLOAD
HRC/1120/19 A.H.F. Hanifa Vs. Officer- in Charge of Police Station, Bandaragama. DOWNLOAD

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
HRC/MT/355/17 DOWNLOAD
HRC/284/15 W.S. Bandara On Behalf of W.T. Madhusnaka Vs. Premasiri Liyanagama- Sub-Inspector of Police Sampath 79111 Police Constable, Ajith- Police Constable & G.A.B.D. Bandara 13054 Police Constable - Police Station Ebilipitiya. DOWNLOAD
HRC/KL/84/17 S.M. Ishaq & Others Vs. A.M.M. Najeeb Officer In – Charge Police Station Chawalakadai, M.A. Faseel Police Sergeant 24908 H.W.R. Dharshana Sub –Inspector of Police & R.K.G.T.S. Thusara Police Constable 66116 - Police Station Chawalakadai. DOWNLOAD
HRC/1120/19 A.H.F. Hanifa Vs. Officer- in Charge of Police Station Bandaragama. DOWNLOAD
HRC/537/15 W.A.P. Wanniarachchi On Behalf of W.A.P. Wanniarachchi & N. Wanniarachchi Vs. Officer In Charge of Crime Division - Police Station Thanamalwila And Udayanga Inspector Of Police – Police Station Thanamalwila. DOWNLOAD
HRC/1930/15 W.M. Abekoon Vs. R.P.U.A Rajapaksha Sub-Inspector of Police, H.T. G. Premathilaka Sub-Inspector of Police, Pushpakumara Police Constable 37324, B.A.A.P. Bamunusinghe Inspector of Police - Police Station Kuruwita & Officer –In – Charge of Police Station Kuruwita. DOWNLOAD
HRC/1958/16 J.P. Hindil Vs. Officer –In – Charge of Police Station Mawathagama & Rajapaksha Sub Inspector - Miscellaneous Complaints Section Police Station Mawathagama. DOWNLOAD
HRC/3447/16 W.I. Mihirani On Behalf of W. A. Dushantha & P.L.C. Krishanthi Vs. Mahinda Willoaraachchi Chief Inspector Of Police, Balendra Sub Inspector Of Police Officer-In-Charge - Crime Division Ambalangoda Police Station, Maduranga, Sub Inspector of Police, Tharanga Police Constable 72995 & Rangana Police Constable 3011, Sadaruwan Police Constable 69864 - Police Station Ambalangoda. DOWNLOAD
HRC/2112/17 G.L. Pathmasiri Vs. Asela Sub-Inspector of Police Crime Branch & Officer- In-Charge Of Police Station Weliweriya. DOWNLOAD

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
HRC/2901/19 Sacred Heart Convent-Muslims Children's Parents Forum Vs. Education Secretary - Southern Provincial Ministry Of Education, Principal Sister- Sacred Heart Convent Galle And Assistant Director Of Education, Zonal Education Office, Galle. DOWNLOAD

Recommendations Issued in 2020

Freedom from torture.
11. No person shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
HRC/AP/535/17(S) D.P. Liyanage Vs. N.W.A. Jayantha – Principal Central College Rabeewa And P.H.B. Upuldeniya – Teacher – Central College Rabeewa. DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/130/SUOMOTU/18 W.D. Premalatha & B.D.H.I. Imasha Vs. Principal CP/Koth/Nayapana Maha Vidyalaya, Zonal Education Director - Zonal Education Office Kothmale And E. Naghawaththa Teacher (Physical Education) – CP/Koth /Nayapana Maha Vidayalaya. DOWNLOAD
HRC/2501/17 & HRC/2503/17 K.N. Wijesooriya & A.G.D.S.K. Wijesinha Vs. Atapatthu - Sub Inspector of Police And Officer in Charge – Police Station Eheliyagoda. DOWNLOAD
HRC/2304/18 K.P.K. De Silva Vs. Samarathunga - Police Constable 55271, Gamage - Sub Inspector of Police And Officer in Charge – Police Station Moronthuduwa. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AP/384/2016(S) E.P. Sriyani On Behalf of E.P.I.N Karunarathna Vs. Ananda - Inspector of Police And M.K.A. Bandara –Headquarters Police Station –Anuradhapura. DOWNLOAD
HRC/1925/13 R.A. L. Ranasinghe Vs. W.B. Wimalasena – Former Principal - Buthpitiya Maha Vidyalaya And Zonal Director of Education – Zonal Education Office Kelaniya. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AP/473/14 K.D.A.J. Chaminda & H.R. Premakumara Vs. Inspector of Police A.M.U.R.R. Jayatissa, Sub Inspector of Police A.W.M.N.R. Jayawaradhana – Police Station Anuradhapuraya , Police Sergeant 6956 W.A.S. Bandara – Police Station Thirappane Police Constable 35899 D.D.Dramadasa – Police Station Palali, Police Constable 34659 A.M. Kumarasinha-Police station Vavniya, Police Constable 16127 K.S. Podikumara – Police Station Murukkan, Police Constable 48496 D.M.A. Disanayaka Police Station- Anuradhapuraya Police Constable 53585 K.G.R.H. Senarathna Police Station Mihinthalaya And Police Constable 61992 D.E. Dhanapala Police Station Morawewa. DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/30/11 M.G.G. Wijekumara Vs. Officer in Charge - Police Station Wilgamuwa, Police Constable 86057 P.P.A.L.M. Perera And Civil Security Force 21567 Dissanayake – Police Station Wilagamuwa. DOWNLOAD
HRC/887/15 B. Renuka VS Inspector of Police Renuka, Inspector of Police Bandara, Police Constable 29561 Rupasinghe, Police Constable 69714 Jayathunga, Police Constable 81014 Sandaruwan And Police Constable Driver Rupasinghe - Police Station Maradana DOWNLOAD

Right to equality
12. (1) All persons are equal before the law and are entitled to the equal protection of the law.

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
HRC/2314/15 D.K.P. Dasanayaka VS Commander of The Sri Lanka Navy - Navy Headquarters And Secretary Ministry of Defence DOWNLOAD
HRC/2763/19 Z.K.F. Mafaza Vs. The Principal – Royal College Colombo DOWNLOAD
HRC/887/15 B. Renuka VS Inspector of Police Renuka, Inspector of Police Bandara, Police Constable 29561 Bandara, Police Constable 69714 Jayathunga, Police Constable 81014 Sandaruwan And Police Constable Driver 14572 Rupasinghe - Police Station Maradana DOWNLOAD

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
HRC/639/17 D.M. Gnanawathi VS Superintendent of Police S. Galagamage – Director of Supply - Police Headquarters, Chief Inspector of Police S.K.D. De Silva - Officer in Charge Police Station Mulathivu And Sub Inspector of Police Jinadasa – Police Station Galaha DOWNLOAD

Freedom from arbitrary arrest, detention and punishment, and prohibition of retroactive penal legislation.
13. (1) No person shall be arrested except according to procedure established by law. Any person arrested shall be informed of the reason for his arrest.

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
HRC/3767/15 R.M.S. Kumaran VS Sub Inspector of Police Liyanaarachchi , Police Constable 73036 Indika And Police Constable 75707 Bandara – Police Station Kohuwala DOWNLOAD
HRC/BD/52/15 H.M.A.S. Karunarathna Vs Assistant Superintendent of Police Y. Gamage , Inspector of Police Chaminda, Sub Inspector of Police Gunasekara And Police Constable 27576 Withanaarachchi – Police Station Kaluthara North DOWNLOAD
HRC/4347/16 M.S.M.Riyas, M.S.M.Ajmeer, M.S.M.Nawas Vs Inspector of police K.R.A.Priyantha, Police Station – Kuliyapitiya DOWNLOAD
HRC/V/025/2019 F.J. Sivaraj VS. Chief Inspector of Police S. Perera And Inspector of Police D.A.K. Dangalla - Headquarters Police Station Vavuniya DOWNLOAD

Freedom from arbitrary arrest, detention and punishment, and prohibition of retroactive penal legislation.
13 (2) Every person held in custody, detained or otherwise deprived of personal liberty shall be brought before the judge of the nearest competent court according to procedure established by law, and shall not be further held in custody, detained or deprived of personal liberty except upon and in terms of the order of such judge made in accordance with procedure established by law.

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
HRC/3651/11 HRC/3660/11 C. Nisansala & W. Kalpage On Behalf of B.P. Kottage Vs HQ Inspector of Police, Police Station Mirihana And Sub Inspector of Police Wickramasinghe – Officer In Charge Crime Division Police Station Mirihana DOWNLOAD
HRC/3767/15 R.M.S. Kumaran VS Sub Inspector of Police Liyanaarachchi , Police Constable 73036 Indika And Police Constable 75707 Bandara – Police Station Kohuwala DOWNLOAD
HRC/887/15 B. Renuka VS Inspector of Police Renuka, Inspector of Police Bandara, Police Constable 29561 Rupasinghe, Police Constable 69714 Jayathunga, Police Constable 81014 Sandaruwan And Police Constable Driver Rupasinghe - Police Station Maradana DOWNLOAD

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
HRC/2404/2018 Akhri Ameer Vs. Faiszer Mustapha – Minister of Sports (Former) And H.M.D.P. Herath – Director General Departments of Sports Development DOWNLOAD
HRC/2314/15 D.K.P. Dasanayaka VS Commander of Sri Lanka Navy - Navy Headquarters And Secretary Ministry of Defence DOWNLOAD

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
HRC/2314/15 D.K.P. Dasanayaka VS Commander of The Sri Lanka Navy - Navy Headquarters And Secretary Ministry of Defence DOWNLOAD

Recommendations Issued in 2019

Freedom of thought, conscience and religion.
10. Every person is entitled to freedom of thought, conscience and religion, including the freedom to have or to adopt a religion or belief of his choice.

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
HRC/TCO/27/18 Ms. F.F. Rameez, Ms. S.B.M. Fazal, Ms. S.M. Safeez And Ms. R. Roshan Vs. Principal – Tri/Sri Shanmugam Hindu Ladies College Tricomalee, Zonal Director of Education- Zonal Department of Education, Provincial Director of Education –Department of Provincial Education Trincomalee And Secretary – Ministry of Education DOWNLOAD

Freedom from torture.
11. No person shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
HRC/398/15 And HRC/1149/15 W. J. Anthony Vs. Police Constable 12222 Wasantha, Police Constable 46120 Chandana, Police Station Yatiyanthota And Officer-in-Charge of Police Station Yatiyanthota DOWNLOAD
HRC/AP/288/14 W.W.R.S.Jayawardena, On Behalf W.M.I.S. Kumara Vs. H.H.S.R.K. De Silva-Superintendent of Police - Police Headquarters Anuradhapura, Police Sergeant 57360 U. Dissanayaka – Police Station Galenbindunuwewa, Police Constable 51602 G.M.N. Hearth - Police Station Mihinthalaya, E.G.A.D. Kumara – Police Station Habarana, Police Constable 69016 A.M.A.K. Abesingha – Police Station Minneriya, Police Constable 48270 H.B.S.N. Kumara- Police Station Anuradapuraya, Police Constable 68494 T.M.R.S. Tennakoon-Police Station Welikanda, Police Constable 32236 K.M.W.B. Kirawella - Police Station Anuradhapura, Police Constable 32211 M.C.S. Dissanayaka -Police Station Anuradhapura, Police Constable 33913 P.B.U. Senarathna- Police Station Kahatagasdigiliya, Police Constable 34416 D.M.N.K. Dissanayaka – Police Station Kekirawa, Police Sergeant 48319 H.M.A. Hearth –Police Station Vavuniya And Police Sergeant 26852 S. Wijesingha - Police Check Point Mannar. DOWNLOAD
HRC/1317/15/I-iii M.C. Gamage Vs. Inspector General of Police – Police Headquarters-Colombo, Chief Inspector of Police Mandanayaka Officer-in-Charge of Police - Police Station Giriulla And Inspector Of Police Prasanna – Officer –In-Charge (Crime Division) Police Station Hikkaduwa. (Current Police Station Karandeniya ) DOWNLOAD
HRC/4339/15 S.K.C Kumarasiri, Vs. N.K.A.K.I Wickramasingha, Officer-In-Charge, Police Station, Migahawatta And Officer-In-Charge, Police Station, Migahawatta. DOWNLOAD
HRC/ AP/01/13 W.M.T.N. Wanninayaka Vs. P.D. Gunarathnna-Principal, R.D.C. Dias – Teacher And Indika Kumara –Teacher - Vilayaya Central College - Aralaganwila DOWNLOAD
HRC/AP/258/16 S.W.I.C. Silva Vs. Sub Inspector of Police Kariyawasam – Police Station Welikanda And Police Constable Sumith, Police Headquarters – Polonnaruwa DOWNLOAD
HRC/4715/13 S.H. Shareena On Behalf S.M. Siyam & K. Sadhikin Vs. Assistant Superintendent of Police – Kuliyapitiya, Sub Inspector of Police Palitha Herath OIC (Crime Division), Police Sergeant Gunawaradhana, Police Sergeant Daramapala, Police Sergeant Gunawaradhana, Police Constable Silva And Police Constable B.M. Nihal Rathanasuriya – Police Station Bingiriya. DOWNLOAD

Right to equality
12. (1) All persons are equal before the law and are entitled to the equal protection of the law.

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
HRC/81/18 Y. Kumarage Vs. Principal – Royal College Colombo, Secretary- Ministry of Education And President - Appeal Board and Principal-Lumbini College Colombo DOWNLOAD
HRC/1729/17 S. Dharmathilaka Vs. Principal – Royal College Colombo 07 DOWNLOAD
HRC/ 1983/17 D.M.K. Dissanayaka Vs. Secretary- Ministry of Education and Secretary of Education All Provincial Council Education Ministry DOWNLOAD
HRC/TCO/27/18 F.F. Rameez, S.B.M. Fazal, S.M. Safeez And R. Roshan Vs. Principal – Tri/Sri Shanmugam Hindu Ladies College Trincomalee, Zonal Director of Education- Zonal Department of Education, Provincial Director of Education –Department of Provincial Education Trincomalee And Secretary – Ministry of Education DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/105/17 K.K.J.S. De Alwis Vs. T.A.C. Thissakumara - Director General And A. Rajarathne - Additional Director General (Administration) - Department of Animal Product & Health-Peradeniya DOWNLOAD
HRC/368/18 W.P.P.N. Perera Vs. Principal – Royal College Colombo 07 DOWNLOAD
HRC/AM/150/15/S/ EM And HRC/AM/72/16/T/EM A.H.M. Ranjith Sisira Kumara Vs. Secretary - Department of Provincial Education Trincomalee And Zonal Director of Education – Zonal Education Office Ampara DOWNLOAD
HRC//3578/17 A.A.G. Upendra Vs. Secretary- Ministry of Education And Principal- Royal College Colombo DOWNLOAD
HRC/AP/475/17(S) And HRC/AP/498/17(I) R. Thajurdeen, H.M.S. Kumari, H.M.S.D. Herath And R.A. S. Hemarathna Vs. Secretary -Provincial Public Service Commission And Secretary - Governor's Secretariat Office - Northern Central Province Anuradhapura DOWNLOAD
HRC/237/17 V.M.R. D. Vendakoon Vs. H.M.G. Wathsala – Principal – GM/ Yasodara Devi Balika Vidyalaya Gampaha, W. Mallika - Zonal Director of Education – Zonal Education Office Gampaha And M.G. Rathnasena - President -Appeal Board Sunethra Devi Balika Vidyalaya Imbulgoda DOWNLOAD
HRC/BD/217/14 D.M.A. Dharmarathna Vs. Officer –in-Charge of 119 Emergency Unit Mirihana, H.M.C.C Herath –Officer-in-Charge of Police Station Kandakatiya, Sub Inspector of Police S. Bandara, Police Constable 35834 Bandara And Police Constable 85073 Hewasinghe Police Station Kandakatiya DOWNLOAD
HRC/AM/78/17/S/ED K.A.H.M. Wickramasiri Vs. S. K Samaranayaka – Principal - D. S. Senanayaka College Ampara And M. K. Perera - Education Director, School Administration Unit, Ministry of Education Isurupaya DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/64/18-A P. A W. Wickramasingha, P. M. S Wijerathna, H. M. E. D. Herath, A.M.D.K Atapattu, and A. B. T. M. V. J Bandaranayaka Vs. Secretary – Chief Ministry - North Western Province, Provincial Director of Education North Western Province, P.M. Nazeer Deputy Director of Education (Education Administration) – Provincial Department of Education North Western Province And Principal - Holy Family Convent, Kurunegala DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/661/16/I H. V. A Kumara Vs. Principal – Kingswood College Kandy DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/728/16 N. S. B Mallawarachchi Vs. Principal – Kingswood College Kandy DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/483/16 S. A. E. Rasak Vs. Principal – Kingswood College Kandy DOWNLOAD
HRC/AP/459/2017 A. M. Mafras Khan Vs. Secretary - Public Service Commission Northern Central Province Anuradhapura DOWNLOAD
HRC/3875/17 J.K.M.D. Jayasundara Vs. Principal – Anula College Nugegoda And Secretary – Ministry of Education Isurupaya DOWNLOAD
HRC/302/18 K.H.T. Wijerathna Vs. Principal – Royal College Colombo, Director (National Schools) And Secretary – Ministry of Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/667/16 N. M. Hussain Vs. Principal – Kingswood College Kandy DOWNLOAD
HRC/1576/16 U.S.S.K Rodrigo Vs. Chairman – Ceylon Petroleum Storage Terminals Ltd., Managerial Director- Ceylon Petroleum Storage Terminals Ltd. and Human Resource Manager - Ceylon Petroleum Storage Terminals Ltd. DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/385/15 T.H. Karunadasa Vs. Director – Salary & Documents And Commander of the Army - Army Headquarters Colombo 03 DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/31/18 I.K.D.M Siriwardhana Vs. Principal, Kingswood College, Kandy And M. Abegunawardhana, Principal, Girls High School, Kandy. DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/71/18(W) S.M.C Kumudumalee Vs. Principal, Mahamaya Girls College, Kandy And Principal Dharmaraja College, Kandy. DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/695/17 H.M.P.N Jayasundara Vs. Principal - Dharmaraja College, Kandy, President of Appeal board, Dharmaraja College, Kandy And Secretary- Ministry of Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/3990/17 G.S Maddumasuriya Vs. Secretary-Ministry of Education, C. Wickramathilaka, Senior Assistant Secretary (Discipline & Investigation)-Ministry of Education And Principal-Ananda College, Colombo 10 DOWNLOAD
HRC/AP/230/2016 (S) T.B Semasingha Vs. General Officer-Ministry of Provincial Road Development Anuradhapura And Administration Officer- Ministry of Provincial Road Development Anuradhapura DOWNLOAD
HRC/AM/95/14/B B.G.A Hemakumara Vs. M.H.K.B Mahagedara-Senior Police Minister, Office of Senior Police Ministry, Ampara, P. Dayarathna-Assistant Senior of Police Ministry-Office of Assistant Police Ministry Pothuwil, Officer-In-Charge, Police Station, Paanama And U.G Chandrakumara- Officer-In-Charge(Vehicle Division), Police Station Paanama DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/660/16 Y.K.B.K Wijesingha, Vs. Principal-Kingswood College, Kandy DOWNLOAD
HRC/AM/117/16 P.W Jagath Vs. Secretary - Eastern Province Public Service Commission Trincomalee, Secretary-Eastern Province Health Service Ministry, Director of Provincial Health Service Ministry And Director of Secretariat Health Service Ampara. DOWNLOAD
HRC/722/16 H.R.D. De Soyza Vs. Principal-Vishaka Vidyalaya Colombo And Secretary - Ministry of Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/5083/16 A.K.R. Chandrakanthi Vs. Director General- Institute of National Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/536/16 P. Guruge Vs. Principal - Kingswood College Kandy. DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/310/15 K.A.D.C Jayalath Vs. Secretary- Ministry of Education And Director of National Schools - Ministry of Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/4392/16 E.H.S. Hewa Adhikaram Vs. Principal- Kannangara Central College Mathugama And S.P. Wimalaweera President of Appeal Board, Divisional Educational Office Bandaragama. DOWNLOAD
HRC/123/19 K.B.K. Sanjeewa Vs. Principal-Ananda College Colombo, President-Interview Board, Ananda College, President- Appeal Board Ananda College Colombo And Secretary-Ministry of Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/2513/16 T. Kandambi Vs. President of the Public Timber Corporation, K. Siriniwansha-General Manager - Public Timber Cooperation, A. Thilakasiri And H.P.Perera - Public Timber Cooperation. DOWNLOAD
HRC/BD/04/19 M.. Tharidu Chamira Vs. Principal-Bandarawela Central College Bnadarewela, Principal (President of Appeal & Objection Investigation Board) Vishaka Girls High School Badulla And Director- National School Ministry of Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/2498/15 H.M.P. Padmini Vs. Chairman And Deputy General Manger – Peoples Bank Head Office Colombo. DOWNLOAD
HRC/4020/17 S.P. Kumara Vs. Principal – Sirimavo Bandaranaike Vidyalaya. DOWNLOAD
HRC/716/18 P.A. Peiris Vs. Principal – Royal College Panadura & Provincial Secretary of Education, Western Province Education Department. DOWNLOAD
HRC/2403/18 W.G.C.K. Athapattu Vs. Principal –Ananda College Colombo And Secretary – Ministry of Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/86/18 E.R.P. Erantha Vs. Principal – St. Aloycias National Vidayalaya Rathnapaura. DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/12/18 J.M.I. Nuwangani Vs. Principal -Mahamaya Girls' College Kandy, Principal-Dharmaraja College Kandy And President of Appeal & Objection Investigation Board-Mahamaya Girls' College Kandy. DOWNLOAD
HRC/1966/13/L-13 J.D. Dharmalatha Vs. Director General of Pension Department of Pension. DOWNLOAD
HRC/33/17 K.K.L.K. Kulathillaka Vs. W. Kulasekara Principal - CWW. Kannangara National School Mathugama, Secretary And Additional Secretary (Investigation Division) Ministry of Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AP/76/17(W) K.A. Jayathissa Vs. Commander of the Army- Sri Lanka Army DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/615/16 M.R.F. Rinosha Vs. Principal- Kingswood College Kandy DOWNLOAD
HRC/3467/16 N.P.S Seneviratne Vs. Chairman - National Housing Development Authority. DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/424/17-W M.C. Wijerathna Vs. Principal -Mahamaya Girls' College-Kandy And Secretary - Ministry of Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AM/105/17 K.K. Kusumawathi Vs. Inspector Of Police Sri Lanka Police And Director General of Pension - Department of Pension. DOWNLOAD
HRC/02/19 HRC/272/19 N.T. Ismath Sawal Vs. Principal – Royal College , Secretary –Ministry of Education, Secretary – Board of Selection Grade1 Admission And Chairman Appeal & Objection Investigation Board - Royal College Colombo. DOWNLOAD
HRC/3243/17 H.W.M.A. Prasanna Vs. Principal - Visakha Vidyalaya Colombo. DOWNLOAD
HRC/4499/14 W.P. Sarath Vs. Director General, Chief Administrative Officer – Central Cultural Fund And Secretary – Ministry of Housing, Construction and Cultural Affairs. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AM/25/13 C.M.B. Rambanda On Behalf C.M.B. Manjula Kumara Vs. Officer In Charge of Police Station Dehiaththakandiya, Sub Inspector of Police Ukkubanda – OIC Crime Division, Police Constable T.W.M. Kumarashinha, Police Constable T.M. Upasena And Police Constable S. Bandara – Police Station Dehiaththakandiya. DOWNLOAD
HRC/136/19 D.C. Jayangani Vs. Principal – Ananda College Colombo And Secretary - Ministry of Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/3297/18 C.S. Wickramarachchi Vs. Principal - Ananda College Colombo. DOWNLOAD
HRC/4446/12 P.M.D.S.N. Weerarathne And Others Vs. General Manager of Railways And Chief Engineer (Signal) – Department of Railways. DOWNLOAD
HRC/2750/14 D.N.R. Nandasiri Vs. Inspector of Police G. Gunarathna-Police Station Kadawatha, Assistant Superintendent of Police D.S. Wikramasinha Police Superintendent Office Panadura, Srilal Jayasundara Former OIC of Police Station Kadawatha And Sub Inspector of Police Jayathissa – (Administrative Division) Police Station Peliyagoda. DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/128/19 N.H. Mohomed And 4 Others Vs. Principal- Maliyadeva College, Chairman- Board of Selection Grade1 Admission And Chairman Board of Appeal Grade1 Admission - Maliyadeva College Kurunegala. DOWNLOAD
HRC/K/364/13, HRC/4682/13, HRC/4683/13, HRC/4684/13, HRC/4685/13, HRC/4586/13 And HRC/4687/13 Secretary – Kamkaru Sahayogitha Wrthiiya Samithiya (කම්කරු සහයෝගිතා වෘත්තීය සමිතිය) Vs. Chairman - Janatha Estate Development Board, Chairman - Sri Lanka State Plantations Coorperation, Director - Elkaduwa Plantation Ltd., Secretary - Ministry of Plantation Industries, Secretary – Ministry of Labour, Secretary - Ministry of Finance , Commissioner General of Labour – Department of Labour , Governor – Central Bank of Sri Lanka And Secretary - Ministry of Public Enterprise and Kandy Development. DOWNLOAD

Right to equality
12 (2) No citizen shall be discriminated against on the grounds of race, religion, language, caste, sex, political opinion, place of birth or any one of such grounds.

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
HRC/AM/150/15/S/EM And HRC/AM/72/16/T/EM E.H.M. Ranjith Sisira Kumara Vs. Secretary - Department of Provincial Education - Trincomalee And Zonal Director of Education – Zonal Education Office Ampara. DOWNLOAD
HRC/TCO/27/18 Ms. F.F. Rameez, Ms. S.B.M. Fazal, Ms. S.M. Safeez And Ms. R. Roshan Vs. Principal – Tri/Sri Shanmugam Hindu Ladies College Tricomalee, Zonal Director of Education- Zonal Department of Education, Provincial Director of Education –Department of Provincial Education Trincomalee And Secretary – Ministry of Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/AM/78/17/S/ED K.A.H.M. Wickramasiri Vs. S. K. Samaranayaka – Principal D. S. Senanayaka College Ampara And M. K. Perara - Education Director School Administration Unit - Ministry of Education. DOWNLOAD
HRC/5057/16 R.T.H. Hakmana Vs. Principal – Anula Vidyalaya Nugegoda. DOWNLOAD

Freedom from arbitrary arrest, detention and punishment, and prohibition of retroactive penal legislation.
13. (1) No person shall be arrested except according to procedure established by law. Any person arrested shall be informed of the reason for his arrest.

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
HRC/398/15 And HRC/1149/15 W. J. Anthony Vs. Police Constable 12222 Wasantha, Police Constable 46120 Chandana, Police Station Yatiyanthota And Officer-in-Charge of Police Station Yatiyanthota DOWNLOAD
HRC/AM/05/14 W.P. Hettigamage Vs. Police Inspector K. D. Perera– Police Station Waligepola, Police Sergeant 24156 K. A. H. Jayasundara Police Check Point- Mahanagapura And Police Constable 39937 R. M. Chandrarathna – Police Station Borella DOWNLOAD
HRC/3162/17 W. Wijayasundara Vs. Sub Inspector of Police I.G. Kirthipala And Inspector of Police G.P.D. Silva – Police Station Kosgoda DOWNLOAD
HRC/2753/15 S. Koralearachchi Vs. D. Fernando - Director General Hospital Chilaw, Inspector of Police (HQI) Police Station Chilaw, Sub Inspector of Police Amarasiri, Police Constable Priyankara And Police Constable Gunasekara – Police Station Chilaw. DOWNLOAD
HRC/2675/12 And HRC/3406/12 S.P. Patrick Vs. Inspector of Police H.W.S.C. Jayalath - Officer In Charge (Act.) of Police Station Walasmulla. DOWNLOAD

Case Number Complainant & Respondent Sinhala Tamil English
HRC/1936/16 And HRC/2018/16 A. Dharmasiri Vs. Sub Inspector of Police Jayamaha – Police Station Thalangama DOWNLOAD
HRC/3162/17 W. Wijayasundara Vs. Sub Inspector of Police I.G. Kirthipala And Inspector of Police G.P.D. Silva – Police Station Kosgoda DOWNLOAD
HRC/4715/13 S.H. Shareena Vs. On Behalf S.M. Siyam & K. Sadhikin Assistant Superintendent of Police – Kuliyapitiya , Sub Inspector of Police Palitha Herath OIC (Crime Division), Police Sergeant Gunawaradhana, Police Sergeant Daramapala, Police Sergeant Gunawaradhana, Police Constable Silva And Police Constable B.M. Nihal Rathanasuriya – Police Station Bingiriya. DOWNLOAD