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Naomi Michelle Cokeman v AG and Others

SCFR 136/2014 - Supreme Court

The petitioner had a a tattoo on her upper right arm of Lord Buddha seated on a lotus flower of Buddhist path.

Forced Cremation of Covid-19 Victims matter

S.C.F.R. No. 106/20 With (FR) No. 103/20, 104/20, 107/20, 109/20, 111/20, 116/20, 117/20, 118/20, 130/20, 140/20, & 151/20 - Supreme Court

Petitioners of all faithers challenged the Sri Lankan government’s forced cremation policy on the grounds of violation to their religious beliefs.

Ven. Ellawala Medananda Thero v District Secretary, Ampara and Others

[2009] 1 SLR 54 - Supreme Court

The petitioner alleged that the decision taken by the respondents to alienate about 60 Acres of land located 13 km to the South of the Deegavapi Raja Maha Viharaya (one of the 16 most venerated sites of Buddhists in Sri Lanka), to 500 Muslim famiies, infringes the rights guaranteed under article 10 and 12.

A Bill to incorporate the New Wine Harvest Ministries

S.C. Special Determination No. 2/2003 - Supreme Court

The petitioner’s alleged that the objective of the body sought to be incorporated although seemingly religious in nature transcends gospel meetings, Bible studies and making know the message and teachings of Jesus Christ to a socio-economic dimension encompassing persons of other religions, faiths or beliefs.

A Bill on ‘Provincial of the Teaching Sisters of the Holy Cross of the Third Order of Saint Francis in Menzingen of Sri Lanka (Incorporation)’

S.C. Special Determination No. 19/2003 - Supreme Court

The passing of a Bill titled ‘Provincial of the Teaching Sisters of the Holy Cross of the Third Order of Saint Francis in Menzingen of Sri Lanka (Incorporation)’

Karuwalagaswewa Vidanelage Swarna Manjula et al. v. C.I.V.P.J. Pushpakumara et al.

S.C.F.R. No. 241/14 - Supreme Court

The arrest of the petitioners on 01st March 2014 by the 1st respondent, was unlawful and that the 1st respondent has violated the petitioners‟ fundamental rights guaranteed by Article 13(1) of the Constitution.

A Bill on Prohibition of Forcible Conversion of Religion

SC Special Determination Nos. 2-22/2004 - Supreme Court

A bill titled ‘Prohibition of Forcible Conversion of Religion’ was tabled on Parliament in July 2004

A Bill to incorporate the Christian Sahanaye Doratuwa Prayer Centre

SC Determination No. 2/2001 - Supreme Court

Christian Sahanaye Doratuwa Prayer Centre (incorporation) bill was placed on the order paper of Parliament on 10th May 2001. The constitutionality of these papers was challenged.

M.J.M. Faril et al v. Bandaragama Pradeshiya Sabha et al.

S.C (FR) Application No.92/2016 - Supreme Court

An application was made to the 1st Respondent, Bandaragama Pradeshiya Sabha for a development plan to put up a two storeyed school building on a land owned by the 1st Petitioner (President of the Board of Trustees of the Wekada, Jumma Mosque).

R.M. Dayawathie v Principal of Girl’s High School Kandy and Others.

SC No.459/2019(FR) - Supreme Court of Sri Lanka

The Petitioner complained that her fundamental right to equality guaranteed has been infringed by the Principal, Girls’ High School Kandy by refusing admission of her daughter to Grade 01 of the school.