Sri Lanka deploy Security officers within Tamil majority campus

Security forces and police have been deployed within a university in Sri Lanka with a majority Tamil undergraduate population, the country’s police chief has revealed. “In addition to officers in civvies, we have deployed a large number of.................

Story Map: Robbing off Tamil economy by military stealth

A military that controlled the Tamil north of Sri Lanka with menacing hardware is continuing its occupation with a seemingly 'harmless weaponry' along the main highway that runs across the terrain. It is................

Sri Lanka refuses complete return of military occupied land

Sri Lanka's top defence official refused to return the full amount of land under military occupation in the north and east back to their rightful owners. Attending a state sponsored event in the northern Jaffna.........

Sinhala population in east boosted by 888% due to state aided colonization

State sponsored colonization in Sri Lanka’s Tamil speaking east has drastically changed the demography, an all-party US congress alliance was told by a leading main opposition Tamil lawmaker visiting..............

UN ‘encouraged’ by progress made by Sri Lanka on human rights

The UN has congratulated the government of Sri Lanka on its human rights record during the past nine months despite ongoing abuses highlighted by local and international rights watchdogs. Releasing a special report on Sri Lanka since.............

Cluster bombs used in Sri Lanka's civil war, leaked photos suggest

A former employee of an international demining group has provided photographic evidence confirming that the banned cluster bombs were found inside the Sri Lankan government designated 'no fire zone' in the north of the island, reveals...............

US accused of turning a blind eye on Sri Lanka's 'back-pedalling'

The Obama administration failing to apply pressure on Sri Lanka to honour pledges made at the UN for a fair and international war crimes process has been described by a leading US based policy think tank as shocking. "At a time when...........

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