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Tamil Political Prisoners Called off Hunger Strike

The hunger strike launched by the Tamil political prisoners has been temporarily called off until 15th December 2015. The prisoners have come to this...

No One To Post Bail; Tamil Political Prisoners Taken Back to Prison

( Campaign in Mannar) The 31 Tamil political prisoners who were granted bail by the Colombo Magistrate today were taken back to prison as there...

Sri Lanka: Government to Categorise of Tamil Prisoners before Releasing Them

A protest in Jaffna town calling for the immediate release of Tamil political prisoners; Tamil Guardian photo)While reiterating that there are no political prisoners...

Sri Lanka: Is Sirisena Ready to Release Tamil Political Prisoners?

Will Tamil political prisoners in Sri Lanka really be released? By Taylor Dibbert Sri Lanka recently witnessed a hunger strike by more than 200 Tamil political...

Sri Lanka Tamil Prisoners on Hunger Strike Demand Release

(Sri Lankan jails have seen violent rioting, sometimes fatal, for decades ; Original image-Getty) Tamil prisoners in Sri Lanka, some held without charge since...

Sri Lanka: No Political Prisoners – Justice Minister Wijeyadasa

Justice Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe says there are no political prisoners in Sri Lanka at present. Tamil parties like Tamil National Alliance (TNA) are referring...
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