Sri Lanka acknowledges 'massacre of Tamils'

More than five years after announcing the military defeat of  Tamil Tigers, Sri Lanka has publicly accepted that Tamil civilians were killed in the war. Addressing the public at an election rally held in the Tamil dominated north campaigning....

Taking just stand on national question is only way to sustainable democracy: TCSF

Highlighting the fact that the denial of democracy currently being experienced by the majority Sinhalese community "is a cumulative impact of the anti-Tamil politics of successive Sinhala Governments" an......

Tamils, their leaders should articulate their position on genocide: Civil Society

In bid to drive the Tamil national politics in the right path in terms of truth, justice and accountability, the Tamil Civil Society Forum (TCSF) said on Friday that the Tamils and their elected.......

India's complicity to Sri Lanka's war crime exposed in Geneva

Despite the merits and demerits of the binding resolution passed at UNHRC's 25 th Session, which mandated UNHRC High Commissioner to launch an international investigation into the.....

Jaffna University teacher, students under death threat

Head of Teachers' Association of Jaffna University and four students have received a public death threat from an unknown group in Jaffna on Monday, resulting in creating a panic wave among the university community in the north.

When the Fire Dies Down: The aftermath of Aluthgama violence

The watcher at the Al Humeisara Central College in China Fort is compulsive about keeping the tall gates padlocked at all times. He ushers authorised vehicles in and hurriedly shuts the gates behind them, casting furtive looks on.....

Sri Lanka army chief confirms military rule, land grabs in North

Sri Lanka's Army Chief Lt.Gen Daya Ratnayake has publicly admitted that the Northern Province has been under the military rule and that his troops in the name of ensuring the stability and security of the former northern war-zone...

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