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What right does the government have to terrorize a community? – Tilvin Silva

Tilvin SilvaSpeaking further the General Secretary of the JVP said, “Today there is an arbitrary administration in the North. People in those areas...

The Sri Lankan army is essentially Sinhalese and it has an inherent hatred for Tamils

17 June 2011/ By P C Vinoj KumarNot all Sinhalese are evil. Neither is every Tamil a saint. But the fact remains that every...

SLA commanders of the assault could be identified: TNA

TNA press meet18 June 2011/ Convening a press conference at the Martin Road office on Friday, to brief about the blatant attack on...

Bring these thugs to justice!

It is alleged that not even a library association meeting takes place in that part of the country without the intimidating presence of...

Killing & State Intervention into a Funeral – A New Form of Suppressing Liberty

by JC WeliamunaLet me say in no uncertain terms that the use of firearms by law enforcement is a matter of International Law...

A report on 323 cases of police torture in Sri Lanka

by Basil Fernando,   The Asian Human Rights Commission which has documented over 1500 cases of torture and ill treatment by the Sri Lankan police...

Sri Lanka: Fears for Tamils deported from UK

Twenty-six Sri Lankans deported by the UK have arrived back in Colombo on an overnight charter flight.A BBC reporter outside the airport and sources...

Appoint a UN Country Rapporteur for Sri Lankan to address issues raised by UNSG’s Panel and to facilitate dialogue...

"All allegations of war crimes and human right violations require investigation, perpetrators must be punished as well as a reparation scheme be...

Vicious attack by Army in Alaveddy on TNA meeting with MPs present

16 June 2011by D.B.S. JeyarajA Tamil National Alliance meeting with 5 TNA MP’s present...

Sri Lanka Tamil party says military attacked its poll campaign

16 Jun 2011 / Source: reuters // ReutersJaffna, Sri Lanka, June 16 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's main ethnic minority Tamil party on Thursday said...

SL Army brutally attacks public meeting of politicians, journalists in Jaffna

16 June 2011In what is seen as retaliation for Channel 4 broadcast Tuesday, the genocidal SL Army occupying Jaffna brutally attacked TNA parliamentarians, journalists...

UK calls for Sri Lanka to probe ‘Killing Fields’ war crimes allegations

16 June 2011/By Andrew Buncombe, The British Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt said he was shocked after seeing footage of attacks on civilians shown...

J’pura undergrads taken to CID

16 June 2011 Three undergraduates who had been held under detention orders in the Mirihana Police for allegedly conspiring against the State had been...

Jayalalitha on Sri Lanka Issue – Memorandum to New Delhi

Political reforms should be urgently introduced with further possible delineation of powers to the Provinces by transferring some of the itemsfrom...

PSC on political solution a Govt. ploy

15 June 2011 /By Yohan PereraThe government decision to appoint a Parliamentary Select Committee to work out a political solution to the national question...

Responding to Sri Lanka war crimes evidence

The most pressing need is perhaps not to punish the offenders but to relieve the problems of the survivors and minimise the risk...

Fake, made for LTTE money: Gota

16 June 2011 /  By Duminda BalasuriyaWhile rejecting the contents of the video aired on the British Channel 4 news channel, Defence Ministry Secretary...

Channel 4 Sri Lanka Killing Fields: Where was the International community ?

Britain has renewed calls for Sri Lanka to investigate allegations of war crimes after video footage apparently showing the summary...

Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields, Channel 4, review

By Serena Davies Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields went out at 11.00pm but was a flagship news programme...

Last Night’s TV – Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields, Channel 4; Luther, BBC1

Innocents in the line of fireReviewed by Tom Sutcliffe This film contains very disturbing images," warned Jon Snow at the beginning of Sri Lanka's...

Exclusive: Syllabi and timetables from compulsory University ‘leadership’ training course

Great controversy and concern surrounds the ‘leadership’ training programme designed by the Ministry of Defence for under graduate students, conducted in around...

Months after the 18th Amendment: Is the Executive really more accountable to Parliament?

The 18th Amendment, we were told, would make the President more accountable to Parliament. The Editorial of the Sunday Observer noted back in the...

Sri Lanka is either not sensitive to the changing dynamics of New Delhi’s coalition politics, or it could not care less

14 June 2011/ By Col R HariharanRecently there had been a series of seemingly disconnected events in India, UK and the UN that have...

Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields – Guardian Editorial

‘Sri Lanka trying to pretend events of summarily executed prisoners are history, as the economy and tourism pick up. They are not’ Evidence that...

Sri Lanka War crimesAs individual soldiers left with trophy mobile phone videos, ‘war crimes’ was the last thing in the minds of Sri Lankan...

Other than the film by embedded “trusted” reporters and trophy mobile phone videos by the soldiers, the Sri Lankan authorities and the ...

Tamils in detention camps being harassed: WESL

15 June 2011 / By Lakna Paranamanna‘We are Sri Lankans (WESL)’ an organization agitating for the release of Tamil political prisoners said yesterday Tamils...

Tamils in detention camps being harassed: WESL

15 June 2011/ by Lakna Paranamanna‘We are Sri Lankans (WESL)’ an organization agitating for the release of Tamil political prisoners said yesterday Tamils held...

Sri Lanka war crimes:Gov rejects new ‘war crimes’ documentary

Tue Jun 14 Sri Lanka has dismissed as fake a new documentary to be shown on British television on Tuesday, alleging atrocities were committed in...

Sri Lanka war crimes: Foreign Office presses Sri Lanka on ‘war crimes’

Wednesday 15 June 2011 The Foreign Office says Sri Lanka must give a serious response after...
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