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Monthly Archives: December, 2015

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How Thajudeen was Murdered – More Details From the JMO Report

Colombo Chief JMO Ajith Tennakoon yesterday informed Colombo Additional Magistrate Nishantha Peiris that former Sri Lanka rugby star Wasim Thajudeen had not been driving...

The Issue of Political Prisoners is Clearly Not a Legal But a Political Issue – R. Sampanthan

I want to raise the question of the persons in custody - detainees. I was extremely happy to listen to the Statement of the...

Message of the Kokkuvil Suicide and The Reality that Prabhakaran Failed to Understand – M.S.M.Ayub

After May 2009 a youth from the Tamil Community has taken his life for a ‘cause,’ according to Tamil politicians and Tamil media. Rajeswaran...

Thajudeen’s Death:A Murder-Expert Board

The death of ruggerite Wasim Thajudeen, whose burnt body was found in a vehicle near the Shalika Grounds in Narahenpita, was pronounced a murder...

Tamil Political Detainee on Day Release Robbed by Police

( Subramaniam Nidikesan; Image - Radio Gagana) A Tamil political detainee, held in a rehabilitation camp under the Prevention of Terrorism Act, was robbed by...

Sri Lanka Doctors Slammed for Strike Demanding Tax-free Cars

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne strongly criticised a strike by doctors in state hospitals who are demanding they continue to get...

Time the People Said a Loud and a Firm “NO” to Medics without Ethics – Kusal Perera

“To develop a graduate who will contribute to fulfil the health requirements of the individual and of the community with competence, compassion and care” -Mission...

Rajapaksa Drawing Two Salaries as MP and Ex-Prez

Finance Minister Karunanayake yesterday took a swipe at former President and Kurunegala District MP Mahinda Rajapaksa, saying he was drawing two salaries. Speaking during the...

Sri Lankan Civil Society Calls on the Government to Save the Life of the Female House Maid in Saudi Arabia

(File photo) STATEMENT BY WOMEN’S ORGANISATIONS, CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS AND CONCERNED CITIZENS. Death Sentence Imposed on a Sri Lankan Migrant Worker in Saudi Arabia We the undersigned...

War Crimes Investigations with International Involvement: An Integrative Treatment for Healing Deep Rooted Wounds

By Australian Advocacy for Good Governance in Sri Lanka. A hard-hitting UN Human Rights Council report in September this year contained details of numerous allegations...

Sri Lanka to Launch Special Court to Probe War Crimes ; No Foreign Judges Only Assistance – CBK

AFP/ Former president Chandrika Kumaratunga, who heads the office of national unity and reconciliation, said her work cannot be done without justice for victims...

TABLE-Sri Lanka November Consumer Prices Rise to 10-month High

COLOMBO, Nov 30 Sri Lanka's consumer prices in November rose to 10-month high of 3.1 percent from a year earlier, the Department of Census and...
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HRC 46: International HR organisations call for international action & protection of HRDs in Sri Lanka

Image: Nada Al-Nashif, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights making concluding remarks at the ID on Sri Lanka report. Making interventions at the interactive dialogue at...
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LTTE atrocities and the report of the OHCHR investigation on Sri Lanka

Many reports of the United Nations and International Human Rights organisations such as Human Rights Watch have documented human rights violations by LTTE for...

The End of an Era of Extremism in Sri Lanka –  Victor Ivan

Image: Every leader commencing from Anagarika Dharmapala up to Gotabhaya who had led the country along this path have disrupted the country and carried...

In Sri Lanka there are clear warning signs that past patterns of violations could be repeated – Rights Commissioner 

Statement by Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. Madam President, This is a key juncture for the Council’s engagement with Sri Lanka. As my...