Socialist Equality Party Gains Global Support Against Violent Attack at University of Moratuwa

Moratuwa, Sri Lanka – The Socialist Equality Party (SEP) in Sri Lanka has been garnering widespread support from workers, youth, and academics globally in response to a violent attack on its members at Moratuwa University by pro-government thugs. Dehin Wasantha and Lakshman Fernando were physically assaulted by the president and secretary of the university branch of Podujana Pragathishili Sevaka Sangamaya (PPSS) on November 30 near the rear gate of the university. The trade union is …

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Sri Lanka Socialist Equality Party’s Global Call To Action Against Violent Attack by Government Affiliates

COLOMBO, SRI LANKA – Following a violent attack on two members of the Socialist Equality Party (SEP) in Sri Lanka, the party has received an outpouring of support from workers, youth, academics, and organizations worldwide. Dehin Wasantha and Lakshman Fernando were physically assaulted at the University of Moratuwa on November 30 by members of the Moratuwa university branch of Podujana Pragathishili Sevaka Sangamaya (PPSS), which is affiliated with the ruling Sri Lankan Podujana Peramuna. Wasantha, …

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“Outrage” Ignored: Lack of Global Response to Hamas Attacks Reinforces Deeper Bias and Antisemitism

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In the wake of the Hamas attacks on October 7th, a disturbing and appalling series of sexual assaults and gang rapes were reported to have been carried out against Israeli women and girls, ranging from young children to the elderly. The slow response from international organizations, governments, and civil society to these horrific incidents has deeply troubled human rights advocates who fight against gender-based violence and antisemitism, sparking a call for attention …

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Socialist Equality Party Members Brutally Attacked in Sri Lanka by Pro-Government Thugs, Igniting Outrage from Global Solidarity

MORATUWA, SRI LANKA – The Socialist Equality Party (SEP) has received widespread support from workers, youths, and various organizations worldwide following a brutal attack on two members of the party in Sri Lanka. Dehin Wasantha, a veteran university worker and advocate for workers’ rights, and Lakshman Fernando, a full-time SEP party worker, were assaulted by pro-government thugs at the University of Moratuwa. Numerous letters have been sent to the Sri Lankan attorney general and the …

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