Sri Lanka "not bound by” UN expert recommendations

Sri Lanka has announced its intention of not honouring  international commitments on accountability, shattering hopes of tens of thousands of victims who believe that UN intervention would help...............

US concludes bilateral war exercise in strategic Sri Lanka naval base (Video)

United States has concluded a weeklong military training of the Sri Lanka navy despite concerns about the human rights record of the Indian ocean nation. The first-ever Cooperation Afloat...............

Rohingya refugees held in Sri Lanka prison after Buddhist mob attack (Video)

Distressing videos have emerged showing Rohingya refugees with children held in a high security prison camp in the Sinhala dominated southern Sri Lanka after Buddhist mobs............

Sri Lanka: Ex army chief duo trade accusations over war crimes

Two of Sri Lanka's former military commanders have entered a war of words blaming each other of committing crimes during the country's bloody civil war, in the wake of international lawsuits against one of them for...............

Video shows Sri Lanka Buddhist monk rallying mob to burn UN safe house

Rohingya refugees sheltered in a UN safehouse were forced to evacuate after a Sinhala Buddhist monk led violent mob openly schemed to set fire to the building while police.............

More US military assistance to Sri Lanka

US has increased its military assistance to Sri Lanka despite the island nation government not delivering its commitments on war crimes justice. A US committee that scrutinize funds to foreign nations heard that military to...................

Former Sri Lanka army chief flees Latin America fearing war crimes lawsuit

A former army commander who oversaw the final phase that killed tens of thousands of Tamil civilians in Sri Lanka's civil war has fled Latin America following a war crimes lawsuit filed against him. The international Truth and................

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