PPT to release judgement on Sri Lanka’s genocide probe before tabling it at UNHRC

The Rome-based Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal (PPT), which has already ruled Sri Lanka guilty of the crime of genocide against the Eelam Tamils and found several other countries including UK and USA to be guilty of........

Sri Lanka guilty of genocide against Eelam Tamils with UK, US complicity: PPT

In a landmark judgement that sends shocking waves to many international busy bodies, a very eminent panel of international judges of the Rome-based Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal (PPT) Tuesday.....

Award-winning Tamil poet Jayapalan arrested in Sri Lanka’s North

An acclaimed Tamil writer Shanmugampillai Jayapalan has been arrested and detained by Sri Lankan police on Friday (Nov 22) while he was on his way to pay homage to his mother at her graveyard in the former....

BBC World News reveals recent allegations of rape and torture in Sri Lanka

As world leaders gather in Colombo for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, the BBC Our World team has gathered first-hand testimony that Sri Lankan government forces are raping and inflicting................

International tribunal in Germany to probe Sri Lanka’s genocide allegations

The wide-spread but credible allegations of genocide against the Sri Lankan State and charges of complicity with this crime against several other countries including the UK, the US and India are set to go before.....

Elite police stifle peaceful rally by families of disappeared as Cameron visits Jaffna

Showing sheer ignorance to mounting international pressure over alleged war crimes, hawkish Sri Lankan government on Friday deployed anti-riot elite police squads to violently stifle a peaceful demonstration by................

Lankan army destroys remaining LTTE graveyards a month ahead of ‘Heroes Week’

The politico-military leadership of Colombo has issued fresh orders to its armed forces in the former war-zone in the north to take control of the remaining Tamil Tiger graveyards, flatten them and occupy....

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