Report on male sexual violence in Sri Lanka records over 100 cases (VIDEO)

Tamil women representing tens of thousands who disappeared during Sri Lanka’s war and its aftermath have been stopped from entering Switzerland. The Swiss embassy in Colombo has refused visa....

Sri Lanka: Two abductions reported every month

A survey of the Sri Lankan press reveals at least 50 abductions have been reported in the media in the past 26 months. Most of these incidents involved Tamil victims and  the security forces were......

Court restricts media coverage of Sri Lanka's mass grave

Restrictions have been placed on media coverage of a mass grave believed to be the largest discovered in Sri Lanka's war torn Tamil area. The recently appointed Magistrate for  Mannar has banned....

Bodies in Sri Lanka mass grave over 100 and counting

The number of bodies unearthed from a mass grave in war torn northern Sri Lanka has risen to 104. Experts investigating the site in the predominantly Tamil........

Swiss authorities stop Tamil war victims from coming to UN sessions

Tamil women representing tens of thousands who disappeared during Sri Lanka’s war and its aftermath have been stopped from entering Switzerland. The Swiss embassy in Colombo has refused visa....

Justice for Sri Lanka’s disappeared thousands further delayed

A report by legal experts containing urgent recommendations meant to address enforced disappearances in Sri Lanka will be passed over to yet another committee led by ruling party politicians, further delaying justice.......

Embedded journalist reveals how Sri Lanka army chief ordered a war crime

Details have emerged of Sri Lanka’s only Field Marshal allegedly commanding a war crime nine years ago during the final assault against Tamil rebels. Wartime army chief Sarath Fonseka, who is currently a government.....

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