Sri Lanka terror police arresting Jaffna mayor “nothing but Fascism”

The midnight arrest of the Jaffna mayor has sparked a huge furore in the Sri Lankan Parliament with Tamil lawmakers calling it as “nothing but fascism”. Mayor Viswalingam Manivannan detained.....

Fears of Sri Lanka turning into the new hub of international drugs trade

The continued seizure of Sri Lankan vessels with huge quantities of contraband has set alarm bells ringing among Indian security officials. This has been further intensified with the seizure of three........

Tamil Bishop who exposed the human cost of Sri Lanka’s bloody war, no more

He was more than a Bishop. A human rights crusader to the core and a saviour of Tamil people, and above all a down to earth human being. This holy man - a key witness to Sri Lanka’s alleged war.......

Teenage eco-warrior hounded for whistleblowing on TV Game Show

A Sri Lankan teenage girl has come under relentless harassment from politicians and state officials following her exposure of ongoing ecological damage to a UNESCO world heritage site caused by.....

Submit or suffer: P2P and muzzling peaceful protest

Sri Lanka is using the judiciary and the police to harass Tamil and Muslim politicians and activists who participated in a march protesting wartime mass atrocities, enforced cremations, and terror..........

Germany's decision to deport Tamils to Sri Lanka draws wide condemnation

Tamils in Germany have taken to streets protesting an appalling move of German authorities to deport nearly a hundred political refugees to Sri Lanka. The decision has shocked refugee rights groups in the country since it comes after Germany.....

Archaeology: latest ploy for grabbing Tamil lands in north Sri Lanka

War affected Tamils in Mullaitivu are facing an existential threat as fertile lands and rich fishing resources are allegedly being grabbed under the pretext of archaeological excavations by right...............

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