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ADB Water Policy, and Privatisation - A case study in Sri Lanka

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The Dispossession

ADB Water Policy, and Privatisation
A case study in Sri Lanka.

Hemantha Withanage
Executive Director/Senior Environmental Scientist
Environmental Foundation/Friends of the Earth Sri Lanka

“No we are not satisfied, and we will not be satisfied until justice pours down like water, and righteousness like a mighty stream”
Martin Luther King Jr.

Introduction

S.C. Special Determination Nos. 14, 15, 16/2003 (TRIPS and Intellectual Property Rights case)

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE DEMOCRATIC SOCIALIST REPUBLIC
OF SRI LANKA

A Bill bearing the title “Intellectual Property”

In the matter of petitions under Article 121(1) of the Constitution.

Present: Sarath N. Silva - Chief Justice
Shirani A. Bandaranayake - Judge of the Supreme Court
J.A.N. Silva - Judge of the Supreme Court

S.C. Special Determination
No.14/2003
Dr. Kamalika Abeyratne,
No.91A, Fifth Lane,
Colombo 03.
Petitioner
Counsel: Ms. I.R. Rajepakse with Ms. S. Daluwatte

Withanage Don Hemantha Ranjith Sisira Kumara Vs. Director Coast Conservation, CA no. 551/2005 (2005.03.29) (Original Petition)

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL OF THE DEMOCRATIC SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF SRI LANKA

In the matter of an application for orders in the nature of writ of mandamus under and in terms of the provisions of Article 140 of the Constitution

C.A. Application No: / 2005

Withanage Don Hemantha Ranjith Sisira Kumara,
Executive Director,
Centre for Environmental Justice,
59/14, Kuruppu Road,
Colombo 08.

PETITIONER

Vs.

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