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.......

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...

UK let SAS veterans coach Sri Lanka in 1984

The British government had “no objection” to retired SAS officers training security forces in Sri Lanka three months after India's 1984 Golden Temple massacre, recently released government papers show. The disclosure comes days...

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.....

Sri Lanka guilty of continued crime of genocide : PPT

Ruling that Sri Lanka is guilty of the crime of genocide against the Eelam Tamils and that UK and USA, are guilty of complicity to this crime, the Rome-based Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal (PPT) Wednesday said in Geneva that the campaign......

UK’s Labour Party urges Cameron to ‘cut short’ Sri Lanka’s ultimatum

Calling for an independent international inquiry into wide-spread human rights abuses in Sri Lanka, the Britain’s main opposition Labour Party on Friday urged Prime Minister David Cameron to “cut short” his ultimatum....

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