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CID queries journalist over drug dealer arrest article

22 June 2011 The CID has questioned the ‘Divaina’ journalist who had written an article for the newspaper’s June 13 issue regarding the arrest...

Military Registrations Continue in the Peninsula – Hathurusinghe Says One thing but Doing Another.

 registration documents22 June 2011 People Dissatisfied - GTN reporter Registration activities in the Jaffna peninsula continue without any changes, despite Jaffna. Commander Major General...

Uni lectures ready to go to jail for rights- public rally in Colombo

photos - http://vikalpa.org SB is ideally fit to be in charge of Pig sty not as Higher education Minister Dr. Prabhath Jayasinghe speaking at today’s...

Election Time in North: EPDP’s dreaded Charles resurfaces

Douglas and BasilAs Minister Douglas Devananda announced his candidature for the Chief Ministership of the Northern Province yesterday, the government intensified efforts at shutting...

Post-War Sri Lanka: Rethinking Reconciliation

by Amarnath AmarasingamDoctoral candidate, Wilfrid Laurier University   While the government response was predictable, another line of argument has recently gained some fanfare. This...

Army intrudes upon Matara Municipal administration: officers who rejected Army directives transferred

20.June.2011There had emerged another grave report from Matara today (20) about the Rajapakse regime’s militarization of the South in addition to the North. Early...

‘Channel 4 video, the work of asylum seekers’ – Army spokesperson

UN leaves war z one Chamikara WeerasingheThe Sri Lanka Army yesterday said the video of alleged extra judicial killings telecast by Channel 4 on...

CPI calls for all India solidarity with Tamils in the island of Sri Lanka

20 June 2011,The Communist Party of India (CPI) in its National Council Meeting at New Delhi on 18-19 June, passed a resolution, demanding the...

The Silence of Sri Lanka

will he act?By DAVID MILIBAND and BERNARD KOUCHNER  / Published: June 20, 2011In April 2009, we travelled together as foreign ministers to Sri Lanka,...

Sri Lanka killing fields: Defence secretary on killing of Ramesh

A multiple choice question for Gotabaya: Why do you wear clothes ? Defense Secretary Gotabaya Rajapakse referring to the channel 4 documentary which charges that...

Groundviews and Vikalpa blocked in Sri Lanka

A number of user reports from Sri Lanka indicate that Groundviews is now blocked on Sri Lanka Telecom ADSL broadband Internet connections. It also...

Issipriya a LTTE combatant

Channel 4 News revealed that one of the victims was a high profile member of the Tamil Tigers - but claimed she was just...

Sri Lanka’s “Novel way to kill tens of thousands”: The Times

20 June 2011,“In a grotesque perversion of humanity, the military had considered the mechanics of human grieving and come up with a novel way...

Military ‘training’ in the name of leadership

Lankan students have to undergo rigorous workout to get into varsitiesby Chandani KirindeSalvage a heavy vehicle stuck in mud, complete a 5-km march in...

Local NGO CTF, Puttaalam taken over by defense ministry, Brigadier heads interim committee.

Last week  the NGO secretariat took over the control of the Puttalam based non governmental organization, the Community Trust Fund (CTF) over alleged mismanagement...

Rajapaksa regime subjecting Sri Lanka to global ridicul

by Mangala Samaraweera The ineptitude of the present regime in the face of intensifying and relentless international pressure is driving Sri Lanka further and further...

Killing Fields: ‘Recognition that Tamil Tigers were prepared to use as pawns the civilians they claimed to represent is commendable’

War crimes: Tyrants are right to fear the new technology witnessesThere was much in the documentary to commend. Its recognition that Tamil Tigers...

Tamil Eelam is the solution: Loyola opinion poll in Tamil Nadu

19 June 201165 percent of the participants in an opinion poll conducted in Tamil Nadu this month by Centre for Public Studies of the...

Katunayake FTZ clashes reverberate overseas

ITUC to agitate membership protest, demands Govt. immediately withdraw Pension Fund BillAn international grouping of trade unions has vehemently hit out at the recent...

Troubled NGO taken over

By Hiran Priyankara JayasingheThe NGO Secretariat which comes under the Defence Ministry has named an interim body to take control of a non-governmental organisation...

The Rule Of Law In War

"Naked prisoners shot in the head; the dead bodies of women who had been raped, dumped on a truck; the immediate aftermath of...

Lanka seeks dialogue with UN rapporteur on Channel 4 allegations

Sri Lanka has accused Britain’s Channel 4 Television of not providing the government with a copy of the video titled ‘Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields’...

Withdraw army, put them in barracks – Anandasangaree

TAMILS TREATED AS ABOROGINES IN LANKA NOWVeerasingham Anandasangaree, the TULF president and  a long standing Tamil politician  was perhaps the most vocal critic of...

CID exposes stunning police con in FTZ probe

 By Gayan Kumara WeerasingheThe CID in its investigations have determined that when the police said that they had opened fire to save Senior DIG...

Attack continues against Tamil prisoners

2011-06-19 Several Tamil political prisoners in the Kandy Bogambara prison was severely attacked by the prison officials on 14.06.2011 and admitted in the prison hospital.According...

Sri Lanka Cricket Run Out

By Frederica JanszSri Lanka Cricket also known formerly as the Board of Control for Cricket in Sri Lanka is in a financial melt down...

US Federal Court summons SL leader

Govt. says not ruffled by decision18 June 2011/By Susitha R. FernandoA United States Federal Court has issued summons on President Mahinda Rajapaksa in connection...

TNA writes to MR over military attack

“We still live under military rule. Unless the President takes any action, we will seriously think about co-operating with the government on...

Forced Army census resumed in the North despite court order against it

15 June 2011 / Despite having a court order preventing civilians in the North from being forcefully registered, groups of Army men in civics...
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