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TNA leader Sampanthan wishes PM Rajapaksa ever more successful political future!

In his tribute to Prime Minister, Mahinda Rajapaksa on completion of fifty years in politics, the leader of the Tamil National Alliance R. Smnpanthan...

Sri Lanka elections: Unfair to attribute racist dimension to Tamil vote, says Sampanthan

People's democratic choices must be accepted, says the senior Tamil leader. Meera Srinivasan./The Hindu. It is unfair to attribute a “racist” dimension to the Tamil vote...

PTA Detainees : ‘Tamil politicians must pressurise government for solution’

Image: Political prisoner Thevathasan Kanagasabai . Early this week, Tamil political prisoner Thevathasan Kanagasabai (62) alias Nadan incarcerated in the high-security Welikada Prison agreed to...

Tamil political prisoners in Sri Lanka: Sampanthan sets the record straight

In a way of adjournment motion which will be presented tomorrow in Parliament, TNA leader R. Sampanthan  has responded to the state minister of defense Ruwan ...

Release Tamil political prisoners without any further delay – Sampanthan tells Sirisena

Sending a strongly worded letter  President Sirisena the leader of the TNA and paliamentry opposition R. Sampanthan says that " issues of political prisoners cases...

Sri Lanka: First Salvos fired towards intended new constitution

By Manekshaw. It was a few weeks ago Leader of the Opposition and Tamil National Alliance R. Sampanthan addressing participants at an event at the...

Ballot Vs Bullet; Our experience shows that the Choice is not that easy – R. Sampanthan.

The choice should not be difficult, looked at superficially But our experience shows that the Choice is not that easy It is quite difficult, why is...

Sri Lanka:: Can the lands of the southern civilian’s be held by the armed forces? Will it be tolerated?

R.Sampanthan. Image:  Keppapulavu families continue protest for get back their land. photos @shalin. Thanking  the people from outside the Northern Province, the Sinhalese people and the...

Sampanthan Slams Sri Lankan Govt Over Continuing Detentions; Govt Says PTA will be Repealed

( Protest in Jaffna; Image Tamil Guardian) T. Ramakrishnan. The TNA leader also urged the government not to let itself dictated by "slogans" from certain "parochial"...

Crisis in TNA as Wigneswaran Made Chief Minister by Sampanthan Tries to Go Separately

By D.B.S.Jeyaraj. “For Brutus, as you know, was Caesar’s angel.Judge, O you gods, how dearly Caesar lov’d him!This was the most unkindest cut of all;For...

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...

Budget Allocation for Northern Rehabilitation is Totally Inadequate – R.Sampanthan

"The devastation that has occurred in the North and the East, Mr. Speaker, consequent to the war over a long period of time, is...

To Promote Reconciliation and Accountability, We Need to Take All Our People on this Journey – R. Sampanthan

By R. Sampanthan, (MP,TNA). Mr. Deputy Chairman of Committees, we are discussing through this Adjournment Motion the Resolution adopted at the 30th Session of the...

Sampanthan Should Thank Mahinda for His New Post – M.S.M. Ayub

A Tamil becomes the Opposition leader after a 32-year minority vacuum. Recognising R. Sampanthan as the Opposition Leader of Parliament by Speaker Karu Jayasuriuya on...

I Am a Sri Lankan and Sri Lanka Belongs to Me – Sampanthan

Newly appointed Leader of the Opposition, and Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Parliamentary Group Leader Rajavarothayam Sampanthan said, in an interview with Ceylon Today, "I'm...

R Sampanthan Appointed Opposition Leader

(R Sampanthan) Speaker Karu Jayasuriya named TNA leader R. Sampanthan as the Opposition Leader of the Eighth Parliament of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri...

Sampanthan TNA’s Parliamentary Group Leader, Sumanthiran Spokesman

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Parliamentary Group convened today (1st Sep 2015). Hon. R. Sampanthan was elected as the TNA’s Parliamentary Group Leader at...
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Sri Lanka HR alert: Life threatening continued detention of Shani Abeysekara.

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The Office on Missing Persons (OMP) publishs a list of complaints and information regarding missing and disappeared persons

Image: from the remembrance wall at OMP office August 30. 2019. (c) Sunanda Deshapriya. The Office on Missing Persons (OMP) is publishing a List of...