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 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.......

Can OMP deliver justice when Sri Lanka's President won't?

Confronted by vocal and combative family members of the disappeared – nearly all women – newly-appointed chairman of the Office of Missing Persons (OMP), parried, promised and stretched the truth to sell his organisation as.......

Sri Lanka’s Office of Missing Persons urged to probe star generals

Sri Lanka has been urged to probe two of its highly decorated commanders for the inaugaration of the much delayed Office of the Missing Persons (OMP). The OMP that plans to “address the...........

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...........

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..............

Tamils forced to wait half a day to lodge complaint on sexual abuse

Police in northern Sri Lanka failed to act on allegations of sexual harassment and racial hatred by a government officer, forcing two Tamils to spend almost half a day, without being able to lodge a.........

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