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....

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...........

British opposition urges government to halt deportations to Sri Lanka

Britain’s opposition has called upon the government to stop sending Sri Lankans back to the country given the likelyhood of a Sinhala nationalist hardliner accused of grave human rights violation........

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........

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......

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.........

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..........

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