Sri Lanka grab more Tamil land for permanent military occupation

Sri Lanka has revealed plans to install a massive military complex on hundreds of acres of traditional Tamil land already occupied by the armed forces instead of returning them to civilians. A senior government official has................

Sri Lanka military paid millions to hand back occupied Tamil land

Sri Lanka government has paid millions to its military for the release of a few acres of land forcibly taken over from Tamils eight years ago. The army returned 133.34 acres of occupied land in the heavily militarised............

Sri Lanka "not bound by” UN expert recommendations

Sri Lanka has announced its intention of not honouring  international commitments on accountability, shattering hopes of tens of thousands of victims who believe that UN intervention would help...............

Video shows Sri Lanka Buddhist monk rallying mob to burn UN safe house

Rohingya refugees sheltered in a UN safehouse were forced to evacuate after a Sinhala Buddhist monk led violent mob openly schemed to set fire to the building while police.............

Sri Lanka: Student leaders detained as racists granted bail

Free education campaigners slammed the judicial system in Sri Lanka for detaining student activists leading an ongoing protest against privatisation of higher education while a Buddhist monk who led a communal attack..............

US concludes bilateral war exercise in strategic Sri Lanka naval base (Video)

United States has concluded a weeklong military training of the Sri Lanka navy despite concerns about the human rights record of the Indian ocean nation. The first-ever Cooperation Afloat...............

Rohingya refugees held in Sri Lanka prison after Buddhist mob attack (Video)

Distressing videos have emerged showing Rohingya refugees with children held in a high security prison camp in the Sinhala dominated southern Sri Lanka after Buddhist mobs............

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