Ex-Defence Secretary Gotabhaya's supporters fly altered national flag

Supporters and loyalists of former defence secretary Gotabhya Rajapaksa protesting against him being interrogated by the Bribery Commission, were seen Thursday (23) flying altered national flag in an outrageous bid to racially re-emphasise.....

Proof of secret camps Prime Minister Wickremesinghe denies exist

Despite Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's public denial, credible reports have emerged to prove beyond any reasonable doubt that the Sri Lankan military still operates secret camps in the north, where surrendered.......

Jaffna protest urges UN to release war crimes report in March

Urging the UN to stick to its original decision and release its war-crimes probe report as scheduled in March, a large number of Jaffna University students, teachers and members of the civil society organisations held a massive protest  rally in Jaffna today.......

Sri Lanka: NPC passes landmark resolution calling it a 'genocide against Tamils'

Sri Lanka's Northern Provincial Council (NPC) on Tuesday passed a landmark resolution, declaring that the successive Sri Lankan governments have carried out a campaign of genocide against......

Military top brass shuffle casts doubts on Sri Lanka ‘internal mechanism’

United Nations have called upon Sri Lanka's new government to address mistrust among Tamils while recent appointments to top military posts have heightened doubts on the effectiveness of the proposed 'internal mechanism.....

Sri Lanka IDP displeasure at 'release of land' on eve of president's India tour

Tamils chased away from their traditional homelands in northern Sri Lanka by military High Security Zones (HSZ) have expressed their displeasure at plans announced by the government to release an insignificant amount.....

Indian military academy welcomes war crime accused Sri Lankan commander

A senior commander of the Sri Lankan armed forces  accused of war crimes has been accepted by India to a leading defence academy in Delhi. Major General  Shavendra Silva who has been named for committing war crimes and crimes against.......

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