Sri Lanka: “We handed over our babies and children” Tamil mothers tell UN (VIDEO)

Babies and children handed over to the Sri Lankan armed forces almost a decade ago have gone missing, Tamil mothers of the disappeared have told the UN human rights chief. In a moving appeal on the......

Sri Lanka urged to sack named security top brass for alleged torture of Tamils

An international human rights watchdog has called for the immediate sacking of several top officials of Sri Lanka’s security establishment for alleged ongoing torture and sexual violence. The country’s top.......

UN extension to Sri Lanka will be a “road map” for others to commit war crimes

Any extension granted to Sri Lanka to fulfil its undelivered commitments on accountability will serve as an example for other countries to commit war crimes “without any fear”, the diplomatic community.......

Sri Lanka: International rights experts start counting the dead

A group of award-winning scientists with experience in providing credible evidence to international criminal tribunals have launched an initiative to calculate the total number of casualties in Sri Lanka’s bloody.....

Report: Seventeen year old Tamils tortured in Sri Lanka

Damning details of ongoing torture including rape of Tamils allegedly at the hands of Sri Lankan state officials have resurfaced with calls for the government to prove its commitment to.....

UK propose extending UN lifeline to Sri Lanka on accountability

The United Kingdom will lead an international request to grant Sri Lanka more time to fulfil its undelivered commitments on ten years old wartime atrocities, despite protests by victims. Canada..............

Largest mass grave in Sri Lanka confirmed as a crime scene

Confirming the worst fears of many Tamils whose loved ones have disappeared, investigators have declared Sri Lanka’s largest mass grave as a scene of a crime. Excavations in the....

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