Sri Lanka's killing fields tourism

The Sri Lankan military is advertising a newly constructed hotel in the heart of the killing fields in the north of the island, where tens of thousands of minority Tamils were killed in 2009. The holiday resort, called Lagoon's Edge, caters for Sinhala war tourists....

Deporting Tamils: More UK complicity in torture

The UK Border Agency have planned another deportation charter flight to Sri Lanka for this Thursday 6th December 2012 at 1600 hrs. Despite public controversy, these mass expulsions to Sri Lanka are actually becoming more frequent.....

IDPs left to face harsh conditions in thick jungles

Although the government has hurriedly shut down the Menik Farm internment camp – described as the world's largest refugee camp – in the northern Vavuniya district, over 100 war displaced families are left to face harsh conditions without any....

Second political prisoner dies in Sri Lanka's prison attack

Another Tamil political prisoner who was brutally assaulted by the security forces and prison guards during an attack on Vavunia prison inmates in late June succumbed to his injuries Tuesday in a hospital in Colombo. Mariyadas Navis Dilrukshan.....

Sandya urges UN to deliver justice for the disappeared

Reminding the world of one thousand days since the disappearance of journalist Prageeth Ekneligoda, his wife Sandya has called upon the United Nations to intervene in bringing justice to all who have been forcibly disappeared in Sri Lanka. 

Tamil political prisoners live in danger of getting killed: MP Suresh

Holding the government of President Mahinda Rajapaksa responsible for the killing of two Tamil political prisoners, Jaffna District Parliamentarian of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Suresh K. Premachandran said......

Sri Lanka military to issue death certificates for disappeared

Relatives of the disappeared in northern Sri Lanka have been forced by the military to accept death certificates for Tamils  in state custody. Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Parliamentarian Suresh Premachandran informed....

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