Tamil protest push back land grab attempt for Sri Lanka navy camp in Jaffna

Tamils in northern Sri Lanka have won yet another ‘Tug of war’ with the Sri Lankan security forces thwarting their attempt to grab civilian land for a navy base. In a repeated attempt, officials of the...........

Sri Lanka warned “not to play with the lives of Tamil political prisoners”

Amidst Corona virus infection in Sri Lankan prisons increasing, protests across North and East of Sri Lanka continue seeking the release of the Tamil Political prisoners. Religious leaders and Tamil Political...........

Sri Lanka: Unidentified mutilated body scare Tamils in Mullaitivu

A mutilated body found in an abandoned well in northeastern Sri Lanka has raised alarm bells among the locals who live under constant fear and intimidation. Based on a court order the body was..............

Confirmed: Guards opened fire in Sri Lanka prison massacre

The recent massacre in a Sri Lankan prison was perpetrated by shooting, the attorney general’s department informed the court, confirming claims by relatives of detainees and prison rights organisations......

Forensic experts confirm shooting caused Sri Lanka prison massacre

In a serious setback to the government, forensic experts in Sri Lanka have confirmed that eight out of eleven people who lost their lives in the Mahara prison massacre died of bullet injuries and......

Striking NEXT workers mark partial victory overcoming bosses thuggery

Amidst accusations of anti-social elements and thugs being used to quell protests in their Colombo factory, UK based fashion giant Next has come down in partially meeting the demands of the.......

Top level Sri Lanka hospital unable to handle autopsies of virus victims

A leading hospital in Sri Lanka, where the bodies of the latest prison massacre victims were taken, does not have the facilities to conduct autopsies on bodies of people who were infected with the virus.............

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