Prima facie case for post-war crimes against humanity by Sri Lankan military: New Report

A new report based on investigation into worsening post-war human rights situation in Sri Lanka, has credibly found that the country’s military “is still waging a campaign of persecution using abduction, arbitrary detention, torture....

Sri Lanka arrests top rights activists, including Catholic priest under PTA

Despite coming under heavy criticisms at the ongoing UN Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva over its ever worsening rights record, Sri Lanka’s anti-terrorism unit on Sunday night has arrested two top human rights activists....

Missing Vavuniya teacher's skeletal remains found in Mankulam

A group of local people clearing a garden in Mankulam in the tightly-guarded Wanni on Tuesday (March 12) has found skeletal remains, which was later identified to be that of a science teacher of Vavuniya, Karthikesan Niruban, who went missing.....

TNA calls for international probe into Mannar Mass grave

Sri Lanka’s major Tamil party, Tamil National Alliance (TNA) on Wednesday called for an independent international probe into the Mannar mass grave as the skeletal remains of people dug out from the grave site has risen to 59....

Sri Lanka security forces intensify targeting Tamil women

Rights activists and politicians called for the immediate release of mother and teenage daughter held by Sri Lankan authorities, while fresh details emerge of the country's military continuing with its terror campaign targetting women in the Tamil areas.......

Sri Lankan army arrests mother, 13-year old sister of disappeared youth in Wanni

Openly unleashing its violent reprisals while facing an aggressive international condemnation at the UNHRC in Geneva for extra-judicial killings, enforced disappearances and sexual abuses while in custody even five years after the....

Tamil Lankan executed while Mahinda Rajapaksa in UAE

A Tamil youth was executed by a firing squad in Sharjah while the Sri Lankan President was in the United Arab Emirates. Ravindra Krishna Pillai, was convicted of murder following an unfair trial, said Amnesty International.....

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