UK government urged to stop deportations to Sri Lanka (VIDEO)

The largest British organisation treating torture victims from around the world took the unusual step of calling its government to stop all forced returns to Sri Lanka. London based  Freedom from Torture.........

Ongoing excavations find over 200 bodies in Sri Lanka mass grave

Investigators have unearthed 212 bodies in Sri Lanka's largest mass grave after  work of nearly hundred days. Forensic experts verify that 17 of the skeletons found in ongoing excavations belong to........

More human skeletons found in Sri Lanka’s war torn north

Workers digging pits along a highway in northern Sri Lanka have stumbled upon suspected human skeletal remains while ongoing excavations at a mass grave have unearthed at least 175 bodies. A Ceylon.........

Number of bodies in Sri Lanka mass grave go over 150

Experts who have unearthed more than 150 bodies from a mass grave in northern Sri Lanka believe the number could rise further. At least fourteen of them belong to children. The mass grave in Mannar is the......

Investigators to take human remains from Sri Lanka’s largest mass grave to USA (VIDEO)

Human skeletal remains recovered from Sri Lanka’s largest mass grave discovered to date, will be taken to the USA to determine their time of burial. A court in Sri Lanka authorized the lead..........

Sri Lanka: Real purpose of military occupying people’s land is profit-making

Contrary to claims that Sri Lanka’s military is holding to land in the war torn north and east for national security, a recent study reveals that the real interest is commercial gain. In its latest report, US........

Serious doubts over Sri Lanka’s political will to find its disappeared

Sri Lanka’s president handing over the task of determining the fate of thousands of forcibly disappeared Tamils, to a group of ruling party politicians has cast doubt on the government’s political commit......

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