English

BD

An election for the billionaires

By Patrick Martin There are two presidential elections taking place in the United States in 2024. The voting by the American population, which culminates on Election Day on November 5, will receive the bulk of the media attention. Far more…

Apr 9, 20241 week ago
Stf

The underworld, the fraud called ‘Operation Justice’, and public security

By Nandana Nannetti. “If they don’t stop drug trafficking, we have to go find them. If there is a conflict, they will have to be killed,” Public Security Minister Tiran Alas reiterated in a meeting held in Jaffna about the…

Apr 6, 20242 weeks ago
Cacps

The Colombo Action Committee against State Repression and the Practice of Socialist Equality Party of Sri Lanka

By Nandana Nannetti. On February 29, the Sinhala section of the World Socialist Web Site had published an article under the title, “Police claim one cannot be allowed to humiliate them through pamphlets, and pounce upon the Colombo Action Committee.”…

Mar 29, 20243 weeks ago
Yukthiya

Defeat the State Terror called “Operation Yukthiya” against oppressed youth and the masses

Statement of the Colombo Action Committee for People’s Struggles It is already clear that the state terror unleashed in the name of Operation Yukthiya is one way the government is intensifying its repression against the youth and the rest of…

Mar 11, 20241 month ago
Stop-Gaza-Genocide Petition calls on working people of Sri Lanka and internationaly to fight Zionism and Imperialism 

Stop-Gaza-Genocide Petition calls on working people of Sri Lanka and internationaly to fight Zionism and Imperialism 

By the Executive Committee of the CACPS and the Editorial Board of theSocialist.LK  “The death toll in Gaza is staggering. More than 30,000 Palestinians have reportedly been killed in just 150 days; 5% of the population is dead, injured or…

Mar 6, 20241 month ago
Police

Sri Lanka Police harass Colombo Action Committee members and seize campaign material 

By Sanjaya Jayasekera. Sri Lanka police today questioned one comrade of Colombo Action Committee (CACPS) and later in the day took into custody its campaign material upon a court order.  CACPS members were engaging in a leaflet distribution campaign today…

Feb 24, 20242 months ago
Rw

Sri Lanka government enacts social media crackdown law, tables new anti-terrorism law 

By Sanjaya Jayasekera.   Sri Lanka Speaker, Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena last Thursday (01) signed into law the Online Safety Act (No 09 of 2024) (OSA), a piece of legislation long prepared by the ruling class to crack down upon freedom of…

Feb 9, 20242 months ago
Genocide

Towards a Socialist United States of Sri Lanka and Eelam: A Response to the problem of Tamil Students of Jaffna

By Nandana Nanneththi. The Sinhala section of the World Socialist Web Site (WSWS) reported recently that a group of Jaffna University students raised the following question to the Socialist Equality Party (SEP) of Sri Lanka: “There is a widespread global…

Feb 4, 20242 months ago
President

Sri Lanka’s proposed anti-terrorism law does not meet the threshold of democratic quality, poet Ahnaf Jazeem petitions the Supreme Court 

By Sanjaya Jayasekera This week, poet Ahnaf Jazeem, a former victim of Sri Lanka’s draconian terrorism law, filed a petition in the Supreme Court challenging the government’s proposed new Anti-Terrorism Bill. This new law is to replace the existing Prevention…

Jan 25, 20243 months ago
Warship

The US/UK attack on Yemen and the global eruption of imperialist war

Statement of the WSWS International Editorial Board We post below the Statement of the World Socialist Web Site International Editorial Board, published in WSWS.org on January 13, 2024. We, theSocialist.LK endorse this statement in its entirety and invite our readers…

Jan 17, 20243 months ago
Gaza

The working class, the fight against capitalist barbarism, and the building of the World Party of Socialist Revolution

Statement of the WSWS International Editorial Board We post below the First Part of the Statement of the World Socialist Web Site International Editorial Board, published in WSWS.org on January 03, 2024. The statement contains four parts. Please access here…

Jan 8, 20243 months ago
Poster

Denounce the Trade Union leaders’ thuggery against the members of Sri Lanka Socialist Equality Party

Statement of the Colombo Action Committee The Colombo Action Committee (CACPS) vehemently denounces the physical attack unleashed on two members of the Socialist Equality Party (SEP), Dehin Wasantha and Lakshman Fernando,   by the President and Secretary of the Moratuwa…

Dec 20, 20234 months ago
Ahnaf

Poet and teacher Ahnaf Jazeem, victim of Sri Lanka government racist campaign, acquitted

By Sanjaya Jayasekera The High Court of Puttalam last Tuesday (12) acquitted poet and teacher Ahnaf Jazeem of the charge against him framed under draconian Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA), three and half years after his wrongful arrest. The acquittal…

Dec 17, 20234 months ago
Meeting

Public Meeting: Stop Zionist-Imperialist Genocide against the Palestinian Oppressed!

Colombo Action Committee & theSocialist.LK The Colombo Action Committee (CAC) and theSocialist.LK will hold a public meeting on November 19, at 19:15 hrs [Sri Lanka Time] to call upon and mobilize the working class in Sri Lanka, in Israel and…

Nov 7, 20235 months ago
Exodus

Defend the people of Palestine against Zionism!

For a United Socialist State of Jewish-Arabic working classes opposed to the dual state-ruse of the imperialists! Statement of the Colombo Action Committee We demand to immediately stop the Israel Emergency Unity Government’s genocide carried out by air and missile…

Oct 21, 20236 months ago
Palestine

Stop Israeli genocide!

By David North The following statement appeared originally on X/Twitter. A crime of monumental dimensions, comparable to those committed by the Nazis, is now unfolding before the eyes of the world. More than two million people are being deliberately subjected to…

Oct 15, 20236 months ago
Palitha

Caricature of Reporting: How the WSWS Sri Lanka correspondents reported the EPF protest in Colombo

By Nandana Nanneththi. “The report published on the World Socialist Web Site (WSWS) on September 1, under the title “Over 1000 workers protest in Colombo against Sri Lanka government’s attacks’, has yet again demonstrated the  gross negligence of the Sri…

Oct 5, 20237 months ago
books

In defence of SEP: The call to build on historical lessons of the Trotskyist movement for intra-party democracy

By Nihal Gikianage for SEP-SL Left Faction The letter posted below was sent on October 28, 2022 by the comrades of the Left Faction of Sri Lanka Socialist Equality Party (SEP), Chilaw branch, to its General Secretary Deepal Jayasekara, to…

Aug 23, 20238 months ago
amarathunga

In defence of SEP: Countering the purge of Comrade Amaratunga from Ambalangoda Local

By L.P. Udayaprema, for SEP-SL Left Faction  The letter posted below was sent on November 16, 2022 by Comrade Udayaprema of the Ambalangoda branch of the Sri Lanka Socialist Equality Party (SEP) to its General Secretary Deepal Jayasekara to defend…

Aug 23, 20238 months ago
amarathunga

In defence of SEP: Countering the purge of Comrade Amaratunga from Ambalangoda Local

By L.P. Udayaprema, for SEP-SL Left Faction  The letter posted below was sent on November 16, 2022 by Comrade Udayaprema of the Ambalangoda branch of the Sri Lanka Socialist Equality Party (SEP) to its General Secretary Deepal Jayasekara to defend…

Aug 23, 20238 months ago
Scroll to Top