13 June 2013
The Sri Lankan government has appointed a Board of Intellectuals to investigate charges and allegations made against NGOs and their activities, reports the government's own news portal.
According to News.lk, this is to ‘thwart certain NGOs from hatching conspiracies to effect regime change by engaging in politics in the guise of doing social work in the country.'
See also 'Head of German NGO arrested in Colombo' (14 June 2013)
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