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Sri Lanka Killings: Channel 4 Reports ‘Unlikely to be Faked’ – Paranagama Report

After years of Sri Lankan government denials, Channel 4's evidence of war crimes and extra-judicial killings in Sri Lanka's civil war is vindicated by...

“No Fire Zone,” Wins One of Five BRITDOC Impact Awards

[ From the No Fire Zone} "No Fire Zone," a Pulitzer Center-supported film wins one of five BRITDOC Impact Awards. "No Fire Zone" reveals the shocking...

Dr. Veerakanthipillai Shanmugarajah’s Affidavit on conditions in the Vanni

Dr. Veerakanthipillai Shanmugarajah,refugee Medical Superintendent , Mullaitivu General Hospital, being a Hindu, honestly , sincerely and solemnly swear and MAKE OATH as follows:1. I ...

Panelists discuss ‘Sri Lanka’s unfinished war’ at FrontLine Club; GoSL refused to attend

A preview screening of the BBC World documentary ‘Sri Lanka’s unfinished war’, which outlines several cases of rape and torture against...

A film of alleged war crimes … how I became Sri Lanka’s most hated man

Callum Macrae The reaction of the people I met in Sri Lanka is at odds with the intimidation against me engineered by a despotic government...

CHOGM 2013/Sri Lanka : Investigations into journalist approaching President

Minister of Mass Media and Information Keheliya Rambukwella today stated that an investigation was underway as to how journalists belonging to United Kingdom's Channel-4...

No private air travel to Jaffna for CHOGM

FITS Aviation Ground Handling Officer, Siriwansa, told Ceylon Today that the Civil Air Services Authority had informed them (FITS) to suspend all air travel...

Sri Lanka No fire Zone : Commonwealth secretariat disturbed

The Commonwealth Secretariat says it is “disturbed” by scenes and testimonies in the ‘No Fire Zone’ video on Sri Lanka.Commonwealth Secretariat spokesman Richard Uku...

Police in search for Channel 4 Jounalists in Sri Lanka

The Sunday Leader learns that defence authorities were placed on high alert last week after information was received that a Channel 4 journalist was...

Sri Lanka dictates what Nepal should watch

Scene form Broken directed by Kannan Arunasalam Dilrukshi Handunnetti An ongoing regional film festival showcasing documentaries focusing on South Asia suffered a severe setback...

Sri Lankan Government try to ban No Fire Zone in Nepal

Once again the government of Sri Lanka has tried to prevent an international screening of No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka,...

Govt. willing to probe Channel 4 allegations

The Ministry of External Affairs said yesterday the Sri Lankan Government is willing to probe war crime allegations made by Channel 4 in the...

NO FIRE ZONE: Do you have hopes of such an investigation ever happening? Yes, I do – Callum Macrae

Peter Splinter of AI ( left) Callum Macrae (right) discussing g the film at UNHRC side event on 1st March 2013 After the screening...

Sri Lanka film on war crimes makes debut at U.N.

By Stephanie Nebehay | Reuters  GENEVA (Reuters) - A documentary purporting to show the execution of civilians and other war crimes committed by...

Motorcycle gunmen kill Kelaniya PS member who opposed Minister Mervyn

Supporters of the slain politician demand justice and blame police. Pic by Indika HanduwelaGunmen who came on a motorcycle shot dead a Kelaniya Pradeshiya...

Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields Tourism:” Come dance at place where thousands of war heroes, terrorists and others died”

Come dance at "place where thousands of war heroes, terrorists and others died"HuffingtonPost, Frances Harrison, The Sri Lankan military is advertising a newly...

Skeletons of the past… Editorial , Ceylon Today

The trail of dead bodies might lead to anywhere or nowhere. Speculations are endemic that they might lead to either the ‘71 April insurrection...

“Nothing to call our own…” – The plight of the recently returned, resettled and landless IDPs in Sri Lanka’s North

Photo by authorMarisa de Silva  Recently returned to Puthumathalan“As you drive past pile upon pile of corroding vehicles stacked one above the other, past pots,...

US Lawmakers write to Secretary Clinton urging continued engagement with Sri Lanka on UNHRC resolution

Full Text of Letter, Signed by 31 US Legislators: The Honorable Hillary Rodham ClintonSecretary of StateU.S. Department of StateWashington, DC 20520Dear Madam Secretary:September 21, 2012We...

Chairman SriLankan Airlines Caught With Huge Haul Of Foreign Currency

brother of president's wife A massive cover up is underway to conceal and shield Chairman SriLankan Airlines Nishantha Wickramasinghe  from being prosecuted for having...

Journalists failed to tell the story of war crimes in Sri Lanka’

By: Frances HarrisonToday marks three years since the end of the fighting in Sri Lanka. I would like to mourn the dead but still...

‘India’s stance towards Eelam War IV changed in Oct. 2008’

India stance towards the Eelam War IV changed from ‘negotiations’ and ‘peace talks’ between the Sri Lankan government and the Tamil Tigers to ‘terrorism...

Headline Today’s “I witnessed Genocide” wins journalism award in New Delhi

Indian television Headlines Today journalist Priyamvatha's investigative reports from Vanni last year titled "I Witnessed Genocide: Inside Sri Lanka's killing fields," has won the...

Full and honest acknowledgement of the past required in Sri Lanka – UK

UK Foreign Office Minister for North America and the Middle East & North Africa, Alistair Burt has stated that to achieve lasting peace Sri...

Sri Lankan government ‘executed civilians during war with Tamil Tigers’

By Claudia JosephA documentary showing graphic new footage of executed civilians in Sri Lanka, including the son of the leader of the Tamil Tigers,...

Sri Lanka: A child is summarily executed

Footage of atrocity committed at the end of the government's war with the Tamil Tigers is revealedIt is a chilling piece of footage that...

Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields: War Crimes Unpunished – Channel 4

Last year Channel 4 broadcast Sri Lanka's Killing Fields, a critically-acclaimed and RTS Award winning forensic investigation into the events of the last few...
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