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International call for immediate release of detained Tamil Journalist

International call for immediate release of detained Tamil Journalist

A Tamil Journalist in detention for nearly fifty days should be released immediately, Reporters without Borders (RSF) has demanded.

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Sri Lankan parliament has seen the unseating of top-notch personalities

Sri Lankan parliament has seen the unseating of top-notch personalities

The Gampaha District Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) Member of Parliament Ranjan Ramanayake, who was sentenced to four-years Rigorous Imprisonment on Tuesday (January 12), will lose Read more…

Sri Lanka reports four more COVID-19 deaths Friday, toll rises to 255

Sri Lanka reports four more COVID-19 deaths Friday, toll rises to 255

Sri Lanka confirmed four more deaths on Friday due to COVID -19 raising the death toll from the viral disease to 255, according to health Read more…

Pillaiyan’s acquittal emblematic of the State’s failure to ensure accountability : ICJ

Pillaiyan’s acquittal emblematic of the State’s failure to ensure accountability : ICJ

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) in a statement yesterday (14) deplored the comprehensive failure of the Sri Lankan authorities to ensure accountability for conflict-

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UN Urged to Refer Sri Lanka to International Criminal Court (ICC) by Tamil Families of the Disappeared – EINPresswire

UN Urged to Refer Sri Lanka to International Criminal Court (ICC) by Tamil Families of the Disappeared – EINPresswire

The Association for Relatives of Enforced Disappearances in the North and East Provinces of Sri Lanka, urged UN Human Rights Council to Refer Sri Lanka Read more…

Nathaniel Rothschild visits Sri Lanka Port City
14 Jan
2021
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Nathaniel Rothschild visits Sri Lanka Port City »

Nathaniel Rothschild, a member of a Europe-based investment banking family, had visited Sri Lanka’s Port City as part of a business tour to the island.

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South and Southeast Asia’s largest tyre manufacturing factory declared open
14 Jan
2021
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South and Southeast Asia’s largest tyre manufacturing factory declared open »

South and Southeast Asia’s largest tyre manufacturing factory – the Ferentino Tyre Corporation factory – has been declared open by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at Horana Read more…

Declassified Document states Sri Lanka listed in US strategic framework
14 Jan
2021
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Declassified Document states Sri Lanka listed in US strategic framework »

A declassified document mentions Sri Lanka in the US strategy for the Indo-pacific region.

The White House published the declassified United States Strategic Framework for Read more…

Explained: Why a demolition in Jaffna recalls Sri Lanka’s unaddressed Tamil question – The Indian Express
14 Jan
2021
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Explained: Why a demolition in Jaffna recalls Sri Lanka’s unaddressed Tamil question – The Indian Express »

The sudden demolition of a memorial in the Jaffna University Campus in northern Sri Lanka to remember Tamil civilians killed during the LTTE’s last stand Read more…

Sri Lanka revives port deal with India, Japan amid China concerns – Aljazeera
14 Jan
2021
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Sri Lanka revives port deal with India, Japan amid China concerns – Aljazeera »

Sri Lanka’s President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has announced the revival of an Indian and Japanese investment project to develop a deep-sea terminal in Colombo harbour, next Read more…

Dire need to understand how the world’s ports and shipping work By Rohan Maskarola/DailyFT
14 Jan
2021
Written by TELO Admin

Dire need to understand how the world’s ports and shipping work By Rohan Maskarola/DailyFT »

I have always maintained that shipping and ports businesses are truly global, networked with multiple parties. No country which wants to be in the global Read more…

Four more COVID-19 deaths reported; death toll reaches 251
14 Jan
2021
Written by TELO Admin

Four more COVID-19 deaths reported; death toll reaches 251 »

The Health Services Director General has today confirmed four more COVID-19 deaths, the government Information Department said.

Accordingly, the COVID-19 death toll reached 251 in Read more…

Human rights group says situation in Sri Lanka has seriously deteriorated
13 Jan
2021
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Human rights group says situation in Sri Lanka has seriously deteriorated »

Sri Lanka’s human rights situation has seriously deteriorated under the administration of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Human Rights Watch said in its World Report 2021.

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Sri Lanka: Collapse of Joseph Pararajasingham murder case a failure of justice
13 Jan
2021
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Sri Lanka: Collapse of Joseph Pararajasingham murder case a failure of justice »

Responding to the acquittal today of MP Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan and four others in the 2005 assassination of Tamil MP Joseph Pararajasingham, following an announcement by Read more…

Sri Lanka reports three more COVID-19 deaths Wednesday, toll rises to 247
13 Jan
2021
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka reports three more COVID-19 deaths Wednesday, toll rises to 247 »

Sri Lanka confirmed three more deaths on Wednesday due to COVID -19 raising the death toll from the viral disease to 244, according to health Read more…