Civil Society groups against President Maithripala Sirisena’s decision to execute by hanging four unnamed death row inmates has organized a protest against the move today. 

 

Date: 28 June 2019, Friday (Today)

Venue: In front of the Welikada Prison

Time: 4.00 pm 

The decision by the government will lift the four-decade-long moratorium on the death penalty in Sri Lanka heralding in a dark age. Rape, Murders and Drug menace will not be stopped through a few executions. The Collective Against the Death Penalty is calling on the public to join their protest today.