Sri Lanka's Ongoing Struggle for Democracy


Saliya Pieris

Asia Pacific Bulletin, No. 182


Washington, D.C.: East-West Center

Publication Date: October 10, 2012
Binding: electronic
Pages: 2
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Saliya Pieris, 2012 Eisenhower Fellow and Attorney-at-Law who represents cases in Sri Lanka's Supreme Court, discusses how "Civil society in Sri Lanka needs to take a more proactive role in challenging the barriers confronting democracy and to bring pressure to bear for change."

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