Sri Lanka military caught red handed while misleading public inquiry

Military authorities in Sri Lanka have been providing incorrect information about sexual abuse by its soldiers and officers while on a UN peacekeeping mission. A joint press release issued.....

Catholic cardinal joins Buddhist leadership to bless state executions

Defying the Holy See, a Catholic cardinal has joined with Sri Lanka’s top Buddhist hierarchy to give blessings to the death penalty. Sri Lankan President has announced plans to end a four decades......

Sri Lanka: Army top brass accountable for violations further up the ladder

The Sri Lankan government, which continuously avoid probing military implicated in committing serious human rights violations, has once again rewarded them with plum posts. Brigadier Deshapriya.....

Sri Lanka: Ten bodies found in Tamil area mass grave

Skeletal remains of at least ten humans have been recovered from the most recently discovered mass grave in the war torn Tamil region of northern Sri Lanka. Forensic and archaeology experts...........

Sri Lanka: Excavations at mass grave with children risks closure

Experts investigating a mass grave in northern Sri Lanka fear that the excavations will be forced to a halt due to lack of state funds. Forensic officers and archaeologists confirm that skulls and.........

Sri Lanka activists protest against abduction of Pakistani peace campaigner

Activists in Sri Lanka gathered in the capital to protest the disappearance of Pakistani peace activist Raza Khan six months ago. Forty years old Raza Mahmood Khan, convener of the Aghaz-e-Dosti.......

Tamils launch boycott against 'Sri Lanka Bank of the Year'

Angered by Sri lanka’s largest private sector bank punishing two of its staff who held a memorial for loved ones killed in a massacre nine years ago, Tamils in northern Sri Lanka has launched a..............

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