UN extension to Sri Lanka will be a “road map” for others to commit war crimes

Any extension granted to Sri Lanka to fulfil its undelivered commitments on accountability will serve as an example for other countries to commit war crimes “without any fear”, the diplomatic community.......

UK propose extending UN lifeline to Sri Lanka on accountability

The United Kingdom will lead an international request to grant Sri Lanka more time to fulfil its undelivered commitments on ten years old wartime atrocities, despite protests by victims. Canada..............

Largest mass grave in Sri Lanka confirmed as a crime scene

Confirming the worst fears of many Tamils whose loved ones have disappeared, investigators have declared Sri Lanka’s largest mass grave as a scene of a crime. Excavations in the....

Skeletal samples from Sri Lanka’s largest mass grave to USA in January

Investigators trying to identify over 250 bodies from Sri Lanka’s largest mass grave are to take samples of skeletal remains to USA in January. After 115 days of excavations at the SATHOSA mass burial...........

Sri Lanka: International rights experts start counting the dead

A group of award-winning scientists with experience in providing credible evidence to international criminal tribunals have launched an initiative to calculate the total number of casualties in Sri Lanka’s bloody.....

Sri Lanka urged to probe general for hundreds of disappearances

International rights watchdogs have highlighted the significance of questioning a top general to find the fate of hundreds of Tamils who disappeared in Sri Lanka army custody almost a decade ago....

Sri Lanka’s Admiral detained over war time abductions

Sri Lanka’s Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, has been remanded on  Wednesday by Colombo Magistrate Court over the shocking abduction and murder of at least 11 people......

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