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US quits UNHRC: TNA to work with other countries on UN Resolution

US quits UNHRC: TNA to work with other countries on UN Resolution

Commenting on the decision by the United States to quit from the UNHRC, Tamil National Alliance (TNA) MP M. A. Sumanthiran said his party would Read more…

“Do Not Jeopardize The Lives Of Web Journalists Under The Pretext Of National Security”- National Movement of web Journalists

“Do Not Jeopardize The Lives Of Web Journalists Under The Pretext Of National Security”- National Movement of web Journalists

The national movement for web journalists strongly urges the president, prime minister and the responsible stakeholders in the government to immediately cease the effort taken Read more…

30 trade unions extend support for Postal Strike

30 trade unions extend support for Postal Strike

The Joint Postal Trade Union Collective says, trade unions from more than 30 different sectors have extended their support to the Postal strike.

Its Convenor, Read more…

Sri Lankan civil society oppose Dayan’s nomination to Russia

Sri Lankan civil society oppose Dayan’s nomination to Russia

Sri Lankan civil society activists have raised strong objections to the nomination of Dr Dayan Jayatilleke to the post of Sri Lankan Ambassador Read more…

Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission organizes film festival to mark International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission organizes film festival to mark International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

The UN General Assembly in 1997 proclaimed 26 June as the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture with the ultimate aim of total Read more…

France sees signs of communal tensions in northern Sri Lanka
17 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

France sees signs of communal tensions in northern Sri Lanka »

France said Thursday that there are signs of communal tensions in northern Sri Lanka, particularly in the town of Mannar.French Ambassador to Sri Read more…

Mannar journalist​s threatened by “Siyadh movement”
15 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Mannar journalist​s threatened by “Siyadh movement” »

Three provincial journalists reported news on Mannar court attack received letter of death threats from “Siyadh movement” today.This letter has been sent to Read more…

Undermining judiciary would impact foreign investment in Sri Lanka, US warns
15 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Undermining judiciary would impact foreign investment in Sri Lanka, US warns »

The United States warned Sri Lanka today that undermining the independence of judiciary would impact the country’s ability to attract foreign investment.Responding to Read more…

Sri Lankan President swears in former Attorney General as 44th Chief Justice
15 Jan
2013
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Sri Lankan President swears in former Attorney General as 44th Chief Justice »

Sri Lanka’s 44th Chief Justice, former Attorney General and a legal adviser to the Cabinet, Mohan Peiris took oaths Tuesday before Sri Lankan Read more…

Sri Lanka constitutional crisis deepens as lawyers refuse to accept a new Chief Justice
14 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Sri Lanka constitutional crisis deepens as lawyers refuse to accept a new Chief Justice »

The constitutional crisis created by the controversial dismissal of the Chief Justice in Sri Lanka by the President deepened today as the country’s Read more…

Canada condemns dismissal of Sri Lankan Chief Justice, urges Commonwealth action
14 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Canada condemns dismissal of Sri Lankan Chief Justice, urges Commonwealth action »

Canada has called on the Sri Lankan government to respect the country’s constitution and the independence of its judiciary. While expressing deep concern Read more…

Sri Lanka President removes Chief Justice
14 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Sri Lanka President removes Chief Justice »

Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapakse Sunday removed the country’s first female Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake by ratifying Friday’s parliamentary vote to impeach Read more…

US deeply concerned
11 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

US deeply concerned »

The US embassy in a statement said it remains deeply concerned by the Impeachment Proceedings against Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake.

The Read more…

Sri Lanka parliament impeaches Chief Justice
11 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

Sri Lanka parliament impeaches Chief Justice »

Sri Lanka parliament following a two-day debate voted today to impeach the country’s first female Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayke who has been Read more…

Fail to provide solution Tamils expect: Jaffna bishop informs French delegates
9 Jan
2013
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Fail to provide solution Tamils expect: Jaffna bishop informs French delegates »

Jaffna Bishop Rev.Thomas Saundranayakam informed French representatives that Lankan government which achieved war victory has failed to grant solution expect by Tamils of Read more…