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Jaffna: 25 complaints on students’ arrests under PTA, Canada and Norway express concern

Tamils protest in London 4th Dec 2012Norwegian Ambassador serious concern towards university incidentsCanada is seriously concerned towards the detained studentsStudents arrest: Complaints increased to...

Sri Lanka: War is Over but Tensions Run High

Jaffna students walking past a destroyed building ( photo : Diplomat)Jaffna, the capital of Sri Lanka’s Northern Province and once the bastion of the...

The regime considers the youth as a force to be feared rather ...

FUTA press statement on Jaffna university problem While  expressing  concern  about  the  recent  beating,  harassment  and  arrests  of  students  in  Jaffna, FUTA reminds the...

Sri Lankans protest ruling against Chief Justice

Sri Lanka's Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake. File photoHundreds of Sri Lankans hit the streets on Monday to protest against a parliamentary committee that ruled...

Military rule behind the attacks against students -TNA to UN delegation

Poster demanding the release of Jaffna uni student leader   ( Vanni post)The attacks against the Jaffna university students arrest and threaten incidents which...

TID interrogators fabricate accusation against 14 students in Jaffna

Jaffna: demonstrators demand release of arrested students The ‘Terrorist’ Investigation Department operated by the Sri Lankan Defence Ministry is engaged in fabricating a false...

Ensure all citizens, including students, journalists and opposition politicians, are able to exercise their fundamental rights without impediment – EU

LOCAL EUROPEAN UNION (EU) STATEMENT ON THE RULE OF LAW IN SRI LANKAThe European Union Delegation issues the following statement in agreement with the...

Jaffna demonstration backing students demands IC action, appeals to Tamil youth outside

TNA MPs at the demonstration In an impressive show of solidarity on Tuesday, the TNPF-called demonstration in Jaffna condemning the attack on Jaffna university...

Another Example of Army Rule in Jaffna

Laksiri Fernando November has been an eventful month, not very good omen for the Rajapaksa regime. First it was their rush for the...

Jaffna university Students’ Union leader, four others arrested in midnight raid

27th Nov Jaffna: P. Darshananth explains their right to association Stepping up their terror campaign against the Jaffna students’ society, Sri Lankan police...

The death of Freedom of Assembly, Expression and Religion in the North of Sri Lanka

WATCHDOG   Every 26th and 27th of November since the end of the war (2009), we hear of people in the ...

Sri Lanka: State security forces obstruct peaceful assembly in Jaffna ; students and journalists assaulted and arrested

  NfR Sri Lanka, a net work of journalists and human rights defenders, dismayed and shocked...

Eye witness account: Unlawful behavior of military in Jaffna disrupting remembrance day

Military & police  assault (Photo: Uthayan)E.Saravanpavan, MP, Jaffna November 27th is the Tamil Eelam Liberation Tigers’ Heros Day on which day people offer their...

FSP complains of deliberate delays by police on burnt oil attack

Atygalla after the black oil attack JVP breakaway faction, the Frontline Socialist Party (FSP), yesterday claimed that the Jaffna police purposely delayed them when...
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Sri Lanka: President Rajapaksa threatens me with filthy language, says ruling party MP Wijeyadasa Rajapaksa

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