Thursday, 07 February 2019 17:01

Rule of Law Training in Negombo

About 42 participants, including religious leaders, took part in a two day training on the rule of law in Negombo under NPC’s project Collective Engagement for Religious Freedom (CERF).

The training, facilitated by Jagath Liyana Arachchi, aimed to inform Local Inter Religious Committee (LIRC) members about the concepts of human rights, rule of law, fundamental rights and international and local legal provisions on religions rights.

The participants wanted to know about practical actions to take against violation of religions rights. They discussed right to life, economic freedom, equal rights for all the religions and right of religious leaders to contest in elections. They said that the training helped them to learn not only at a theoretical level but also at a practical level that was helpful in day-to-day life.