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Report biased says Army

by Easwaran Rutnam   Army Commander Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya has rejected the ‘Darusman report’ compiled by the panel of experts appointed by UN Secretary...

UN Report: Way Forward

International pressure should be brought on the Government of Sri Lanka to withdraw the entire Army from the North and the East. The people...

Union says 90 per cent of academics have handed in their resignations

By Lakna ParanamannaMore than 90 per cent of those in university administration countrywide have tendered their resignation letters to the authorities resulting in administrative...

It is wrong to review the expert committee report from a racist angle

5 May 2011, 6:04 amAn Interview with Nimalka Fernando published in the Sunday RAVAYA dated 24/4/2011Q1:What are the issues contained in the report prepared...

Panel report will hamper the progress of UN – Champika Ranawaka

As a result they may try to revitalize the LTTE and other disgruntled military and political elements in South in the form of...

Blake should not mislead Tamils again: Mano Ganesan

“Those who supported the war efforts unconditionally do have the moral responsibility towards the Tamil community. US and UN failed to act ...

US wants dialogue between SL and UN

05 May 2011 01:42By Shakuntala PereraRobert O. Blake, the US Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia, said yesterday that the UN report on...

Signature campaign seeks prosecution of Rajapaksa

Staff ReporterCommunist Party of India leader R. Nallakannu here on Wednesday inaugurated a signature campaign demanding the prosecution of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa...

‘Maximum support needed to defeat panel report’

UNP Provincial Council member, Shrilal Lakthilaka said the UN does not have legal right to interfere in the matters of a sovereign nation. ...

US urges Sri Lanka to address abuse allegations

APBy KRISHAN FRANCIS,  A U.S. diplomat Wednesday asked Sri Lanka to address allegations of possible war crimes toward the end of the country's civil...

President’s fund spends Rs.1.52 bn without Board consent

May 3, 2011,By Ajith AlahakoonThe President’s Fund has spent a sum of Rs. 1,520 million, during the years 2008 and 2009, without obtaining the...

SL GOVT WILL NOT RESPOND TO THE UN EXPERTS’ REPORT: G.L

04 May 2011 Q: Will the Government respond to the UN Panel report? If so, what will be contained in this response?No, the government...

On Sri Lanka, Araud of France Says Accountability Is Up to Locals, Unlike in Libya

By Matthew Russell LeeUNITED NATIONS, May 3 -- After the UN belated published its Panel of Experts' report on war crimes in Sri Lanka,...

Govt. to write to Ban- GL to visit India, China

 04 May 2011By Kelum Bandara and Yohan PereraThe government has decided to write to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon notifying him of the accomplishments...

SPEECH MADE BY HON. RANIL WICKREMESINGHE – LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION, IN PARLIAMENT

2011-05-03Mr Speaker,The UNP wishes to place its views on the Advisory Report of the Secretary-General’s Panel of Experts on Accountability in Sri Lanka, before...

Abduction of Two School Boys in Mannar (Sri Lanka)

On 17th January 2011, at around 2 pm, two students of St. Xavier’s College, Mannar were abducted by a group of unidentified persons in...

Nationalism,politics of humiliation and the Geopolitics of Emotion – Notes on Possibilities after the UN Report

The UN report has returned us to that moment, and if intelligently and constructively used may help us explore roads not taken, toward...

A multicultural national vision for peace in Sri Lanka

A Citizens’ initiative based on consultations in the various regions of the countryby Dr. Darini Rajasingham-Senanayake, Dr. Fara Haniffa, Dr. Devenesan NesiahPreamblePublish PostSri Lanka...

Govt ordered to amend Pension Bill

The Court has ordered the AG to amend the Bill as per the union requestsThe Supreme Courts in Sri Lanka has ordered the Attorney...

More child abuse complaints

 By Olindhi JayasundereThe National Child Protection Authority (NCPA) hotline 1929 for public complaints on child abuse has received 21,507 complaints up until April 30...

UN chief asks member states to take Expert Panel report on Sri Lanka seriously and act

02 May 2011Martin Nesirky, the Spokesperson for the UN chief said Friday the United Nations has not seen an official response from the Government...

ITAK urges internationally supervised negotiations with GoSL

02 May 2011,Two veteran Ilangkai Thamizh Arasuk Kadchi (ITAK) politicians, C.V.K Sivagnanam and Mavai Senthirajah, on Sunday urged international supervision of a process that...

External forces trying to destabilize SL, says MR

02 May 2011 By Sandun A. JayaekeraPresident Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday charged that external forces were trying to destabilize Sri Lanka by throwing allegations of...

Tamil Nadu pressure over UN report

BY TN GopalanIndia is urged to mobilise international support for a war crimes tribunalPolitical parties in Tamil Nadu are seeking to mount pressure on...

Anti-Darusman patriotic yathra advances domestic political agenda of Rajapaksa siblings

The regime continues to castigate the Darusman Report as a pro-Tiger document and a Diaspora conspiracy. And yet the full Report contains ...

Govt urged to end talks with TNA

May 1, 2011, The Federation of National Organisations has requested the government to terminate its talks with the TNA, as the TNA had sided...

UNSG report prejudiced, says OPA

The Organization of Professional Associations (OPA) says that the UN Report of the Advisory panel of Experts on Sri Lanka commissioned by the UN...

Govt. stalls TNA request for power-sharing

Tamil group also demands detainees’ list, as media awaits joint statementBy Chris KamalendranThe Tamil National Alliance (TNA) met a team of government delegates on...

UNITE TO DEFEAT IMPERIALIST CONSPIRACY – LSSP

The LSSP calls upon the government to respond effectively and with dignity on the lines outlined here so that we can effectively defeat...

CPI (M): probe war crimes by Sri Lankan armed forces

Demonstrations in first week of May demanding detailed enquiryThe Communist Party of India (Marxist) will organise demonstrations in major cities of the State, demanding...
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