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Livelihood of Northern Fishers is facing human challenges due to migrant fishermen – Melani Manel Perera

Image: “Also, there is no meaning when politicians and the top-level officials of related to the fisheries sector are using their power and misusing the law. If so, what...

North East Coordinating Committee writes to UNSG : UN’s participation is vital to establish rule of law and to protect the rights of...

TO THE ATTENTION OF HIS EXCELLENCY ANTONIO GUTERRES, SECRETARY GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS. UN’s Participation is Vital to Establish Rule of Law and to...

Sri Lankan parliament bans sleeveless blouses for Female staff

Image: 5th  century Sigigiya frescoes in Sri Lanka; Will the rulers put on a   blouse with sleeves on them ? By P K Balachandran Sri Lankan...

Wigneswaran Calls For People’s Movement To Strengthen The Hands Of elected Tamil Representatives

(“Ezhuga Tamizh” -Tamils Arise- rally at Jaffna, image by Tamil Guardian) By PK Balachandran. COLOMBO: The Chief Minister of Sri Lanka’s Tamil majority Northern Province, C.V.Wigneswaran,...

Sri Lanka: TNA Faces Acid Test Of Its Popularity In North

( BTF launched a booklet on Proliferating of Buddhist Structures in Tamil areas at HRC 33 yesterday) (SLB.23 Sep 2016) As number of Tamil political and...

LTTE Being Strengthened Locally And Internationally – Rajapaksa Fraction

( Rajapaksa and Ranatunga ) Parliamentarian  and leading member of the former president Rajapaksa led so-called Joint Opposition Prasanna Ranatunga has warned the government  that LTTE...

TPC Plans Mass Protest Against Installation of Buddha Statues in Tamil Areas

By P.K.Balachandran. COLOMBO: The Tamil Peoples’ Council (TPC) ,a non-partisan body floated by the Northern Province Chief Minister C.V.Wigneswaran, is inviting people to join a...

No original Sinhala Settlements in Mullaitivu

BY Mirudhula Thambiah. Northern Provincial Council Member representing the Mullaitivu District Thurairaja Raviharan said during the war period Mullaitivu and Kilinochchi Districts were totally cut-off...

Sri Lanka Govt is Pushing Sinhala Colonization In the North & East – Suresh Premachandran

(The newly-built Buddhist temple at Ilankaithurai - re-named Lanka Patuna by the government. A bridge is being constructed to improve access to the site...

Sinhale Only Flag Raised At UPFA Meeting; Journalist ‘Detained

Several Sinhale flags were raised at the site of UPFA rally in Yatinuwara this afternoon, prior to the begining of the rally. A report by...

Sri Lanka: Arrests at Protest Against Army-Built Buddhist Vihara

(Military at the site in Kokkilaay last week (@uthayarasashali)) Sri Lankan police arrested the owners of land which was grabbed by the army to build...

Beating the Communal Drum by Hardcore Sinhala Nationalists

by Achintaka - Yesterday’s rally in Nugegoda organised by the hard-core Sinhala nationalists, i.e. Weerawansa, Dinesh, Gammanpila and Vasudeva with the blessings of former...

Five Years After The War Land Problems Not Resolved In The East

By Waruni Karunarathne- The country has walked five years down the lane after the end of the war. Muslims in the Eastern Province still complain...

BBS’ Activities Can Trigger an Islamic Extremism in Sri Lanka – Prof. Tudor Silva

By Jenny Gao This Thursday, Tudor Silva, Senior Professor of Sociology from the University of Peradeniya, gave a talk about Bodu Bala Sena (BBS), an...

Rajapaksa Agrees to 12 NFF Demands: Drop SA Mediation and 13 A Negotiations

President Mahinda Rajapaksa has promised to implement 12 proposals presented by National Freedom Front (NFF), led by Wimal Weerawansa, reports Asian Mirror. 'The 12 proposals...

Sri Lanka: ‘Literary Award for Golden Book’ Threatened by Sinhala Buddhist Forces

By SLB- The Sinhala Buddhist extremists groups have now invaded the field of literature in Sri Lanka and have been able to force the organisers...

Report: Violations of Minority Religious Rights in Sri Lanka (March – August 2014)

Notwithstanding the local and international pressure, violations of the right to freedom of religion and attacks on religious minorities continued unabated in Sri Lanka....

Army builds mythical Sinhala statue in Tamil village

The Sri Lankan army is in the midst of constructing a statue of a mythical Sinhala giant, who fought against the Tamil Chola King...

Discrimination: The situation of Sri Lanka Tamils today

By R. Sampanthan MP -- Mr. Presiding Member, we are debating a Bill that deals with Prescription, a Bill that is being brought to bring...

Protected by police, monks led mob becomes violent

Buddhist monks led violent mob entered by force the Centre for Society for Religion in Colombo today ( 04 Aug 2014) and disrupted a...

Tamil Uni student attacked ; Tamil- Muslim students intimidated

Following the intimidation given to Tamil speaking students by posters which mentioning the names of Tamil and Muslim first year students, calling for them...

A ‘bigger project’ at work to cripple the Sri Lankan Muslim community economically and ‘put them in their place.’

Hakeem at AluthgamaNot even ‘sufficient remorse’ from Govt for Aluthgama riots says Hakeem Nearly a month after the worst religious violence Sri Lanka has...

Sri Lanka: Attack on Battaramulla inocent Muslim woman

A Muslim Lady was attack last sunday(29) 10.00pm at Battarmulla Junction Her Name Ms. Pathima has a small shop at Battramulla some elements thrown...

TNA appeals to CM Jayalalitha: Help us to achieve peace based on justice and equality

TNA leader Sampanthan ( The Hindu)TNA leader Sampanthan writes to TN Chief Minister JayalalithaDear Chief Minister, I write to you as the leader of...

A climate of fear and intimidation has been re-imposed and has now escalated in the North – C.V. Wigneswaran

C.V. Wigneswaran (photo: Nation.lk)Wiggie wants Mahinda to walk the talk“Going as part of President Rajapaksa’s entourage would give the impression that all is fine...

R. Sampanthan to Narendra Modi: Rajapaksa is violating all our rights

Excessively disproportionate, oppressive presence of the military (File photo) R. SampanthanI write to you as the leader of the Tamil National Alliance, the political...

Erasing Identities: Tracing Sri Lanka’s Post-war Journey through the Changing Realities of Trincomalee

Trinco by sunset (photo : Asia rooms) ''The experience of minorities in the beautiful eastern district of Trincomalee perfectly encapsulates the...

BBS insulting the Holy Quran could lead to worldwide response detrimental to the country

 National Shoora Council Press Release - on contempt of Quraan by BBSThe National Shoora Council (NSC) urges the government and its principal law enforcement...

How world media reported: UK tourist recounts ‘hellish’ time in Sri Lanka over Buddha tattoo

AFP A British tourist displays a tattoo of the Buddha on her upper arm, after she was arrested at Sri Lanka's main international airport....

Under which law did the Magistrate make the order to deport the lady tourist with the Tattoo of Lord Buddha?

Photo: Naomi Coleman, 37, was arrested  in Sri Lanka for 'hurting religious feelings' with her sleeve depicting Buddha on a lotus flower According to...
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