On September 8, 2010, Janasansadaya organized a press conference to discuss prison reform in Sri Lanka. The moderator was Janasansadaya director Chitral Perera, and the main invited speaker was Minister of Rehabilitation and Prison Reform, D.E.W. Gunasekara. The press conference provided a rare platform for the minister to discuss openly and publicly the problems facing the Sri Lankan prison system. He admitted that his department faces serous challenges. Over 100 people were in attendance.
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