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Bar boycotts Sri Lanka's new chief justice

Jan 23, 2013 - 9:44 PM

Sri Lanka s top lawyers boycotted a ceremony to welcome the new chief justice as international jurists said his predecessor s sacking had brought the country close to authoritarian rule

APPOINTED. President Mahinda Rajapakse (left) shakes hands with Mohan Peiris after appointing him chief justice on January 15. Photo from AFP

Sri Lanka president sacks chief justice

Jan 13, 2013 - 9:09 PM

Shirani Bandaranayake the first woman to hold the office of top judge had issued several decisions at odds with the government

SACKED. Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake, the first female chief justice of Sri Lanka. Photo from Wikimedia Commons

Sri Lanka president sacks chief justice: official

Jan 13, 2013 - 2:51 PM

The president this morning signed the letter removing Shirani Bandaranayake from the office of chief justice an official said