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Introduction and Recent News

Prison Fellowship Sri Lanka was chartered in 1985. Through Bible studies, education programmes, aftercare, mentoring, legal assistance, and Angel Tree, PF Sri Lanka shares the gospel with over 1,200 prisoners and their families. This Fellowship serves the Lord in 12 prisons across the nation.

Other News

It's Never Too Late

Thirty years after stealing a family heirloom, a former thief gets the chance to apologize to his victim.

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Learning New Creations

PF Sri Lanka is giving very young prisoners new hope for their lives through craft projects and some time and attention.

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Speaking for the Forgotten

The old adage, “children are to be seen and not heard,” was not supposed to apply to the justice system. Unfortunately, children can often become voiceless victims in an overburdened justice system that is lacking in resources. That is what Vijula Arulanantham, PF Sri Lanka Board chairperson, discovered when visiting a juvenile remand home recently. The children here were not all offenders. Many were victims— street children abandoned or neglected.

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Freeing Prisoners in Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka, prisoners held in remand indefinitely are called 'no date' prisoners. While the law requires that they be given the opportunity for bail within two years, many are serving as much as three or four years without trial or a bail hearing according to Vijula Aralanantham, board chairperson of PF Sri Lanka. Responding to many requests for assistance received by staff and volunteers visiting prison, the ministry started the Prison Fellowship Legal Aid Team (PFLAT).

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Mailing Address

c/o Back to the Bible
No 120
Dharmapala Mawatha
Colombo , 7 Sri Lanka

Affiliate Details

  • Executive Director: Jeyaraj Sivarajasingham
  • Board Chairperson: Roshan Peiris

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