Judges around the world condemn impeachment of CJ

Senior judges and eminent jurists from around the world joined together on Wednesday, calling on the Government of Sri Lanka to reinstate the legal Chief Justice Dr Shirani Bandaranayake. An open.....

Sri Lanka: Impeachment & Injustice

It’s been frustrating to watch the international reporting of the story of the impeachment of Sri Lanka’s top judge. Some reports have got bogged down in the issue of whether or not she is guilty of corruption. That’s not the issue at stake...

'Don’t even dream of getting students released': SL Army

A top Sri Lankan Army Commander has told the Jaffna University dons on Friday that their efforts to get four university students, currently detained in the Welikanda military detention camp, to release....

Defence Secretary refuses plea by University dons to release students

Sri Lanka’s hawkish Defence Secretary, Gotabhaya Rajapaksa on Friday has “refused outright” a plea by the Jaffna University dons to release soon the four detained students and help resuming the academic.......

Jaffna terror targets Tamil political leaders

One month since the military attack on the Jaffna University, threatening notices have been issued accusing prominent Tamil politicians in the north for 'creating unrest among the students with the aim of reviving the......

Australian FM challenged on Sri Lanka visit amid rights abuses

Foreign Minister Bob Carr’s decision to strengthen Australia’s military and intelligence cooperation with the Sri Lankan government at a time when there are increasing reports of human rights abuses has been criticised by Australian Greens Senator...

Female Jaffna University student strangled to death, as TID summons three more

A female student of the Jaffna University has reportedly been found strangled to death at her house in Chunnakam under mysterious circumstances on Friday, as three more female students......

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