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 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...

Systematic land grab “at its peak in Mullaitivu” amid military intimidations

Aiming to geographically divide the traditional homeland of the Tamil people, the Colombo government has engaged in a systematic land grab in full-scale in the North-Eastern Mullaitivu district under the guise......

Jittery Colombo blocks Channel 4 crew from visiting North

Despicably violating the core values of the Commonwealth, CHOGM-host Sri Lankan government on Wednesday led its goons and supporters to waylay a train that carried a television crew of the Channel 4 News to.....

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....

Details emerge of Sri Lanka's post CHOGM crackdown on dissent

There are reports that the Sri Lankan security forces have been detaining and questioning Tamils who gave interviews to the British media covering the Commonwealth meeting in the island last week. In other cases family members of those.......

Army Chief unwittingly admits committing war crimes

Inadvertently confirming that his troops have committed war crimes and crimes against humanity in the name of wiping out the Tamil Tiger rebels, Sri Lanka’s newly appointed Army Commander Lieutenant General Daya...................

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