Sri Lanka: Fears grow over missing trade union leader

A trade union leader who has been in the forefront of industrial action for over a month against Sri Lanka's main telecommunications provider has gone missing following court orders banning protests led by his union protests led by his union.................

Sri Lanka FM has no excuse for sending spy chief to UN (Video)

Sri Lankan Foreign Minister was left with no excuse for including the country's intelligence chief in an official delegation to the UN to answer allegations of torture. Sisira Mendis, who was head of two special police units widely known..................

Sri Lanka state leaders snub event to receive reconciliation report

Prioritising foriegn investment over and above reconciliation efforts, Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe Tuesday (03) snubbed an official event to receive the first public consultation..............

Ex-military commander 'threatened to pulverise' schoolboy

Police in Sri Lanka have recieved a complaint of a serious threat to a schoolboy by an ex military commander who allegedly 'supervised the killing' of the Tamil Tiger leader's 12 year old son in May..............

UN rebut Sri Lanka allegation on agreement to drop foreign judges

The United Nations denied that it's top rights official had any agreement as claimed by Sri Lanka government to retain local judges only in a future war crimes probe. Applauding the first ever report................

Sri Lanka delivers shocking verdict on assassination of Tamil MP

A top court in Sri Lanka acquitted and released all accused in the killing of a Tamil lawmaker ten years ago. The release of three navy intelligence officials and two state paramilitary members came as a shock to many who had...........

Sri Lanka president reaches for Trump in bid to avoid war crimes probe (video)

Sri Lanka president promised party loyalists that he will garner the support of Donald Trump to stop the country’s soldiers and commanders from facing a war crimes probe, while Tamil masses in the........

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