Triumphant Rajapaksa on warpath against Sri Lanka constitutional reforms

Making a resounding comeback in Sri Lanka’s local polls, Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa  fired a salvo against constitutional reforms aimed at curtailing powers of the executive..............

Sri Lanka: Trade unions give ultimatum to end victimisation of activists

Powerful trade unions in Sri Lanka's electricity sector have given an ultimatum of three weeks to the management for the reinstatement of six of their leaders who have been victimised for..................

UK failure allowed “slit-throat” Sri Lanka military diplomat to work in London

A top Sri Lanka military officer who issued a death threat in public to Tamil protestors in London had been allowed to work as a diplomat in the UK by the British government that failed to check his human rights ........

Sri Lanka president resorts to hate speech against rights activists

Bringing back chilling memories of a period when dissenting voices were shamed as traitors and hunted down, the president of Sri Lanka has accused rights activists of being 'supporters of Tamil Tigers', while admitting............

Sri Lanka: Text book case of impunity - ITJP & JDS

The International Truth and Justice Project (ITJP) and JDS condemn the reinstatement of the Sri Lanka military diplomat who threatened to slit the throats of protesting Tamils in London. Military attaché Priyanka Fernando..............

Sri Lanka PM pledges further Buddhistisation of Tamil areas

Tamils opposing years of militarisation, majority Sinhala colonisation and buddhistisation of northern and eastern Sri Lanka have been told of plans to build thousand Buddhist places of worship with government funding in..............

Sri Lanka president urged to release 16,000 acres of occupied land

Disputing the Sri Lanka president’s claim that a large area of land taken over by war had been returned, a Tamil legislator has called for the release of 16000 acres in the Tamil north still under military occupation. President................

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