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Next President Faces Major Rights Challenges

Next President Faces Major Rights Challenges

The winner of Sri Lanka’s presidential election on November 16, 2019 will face enormous challenges to deliver justice for past crimes and prevent future abuses, Read more…

The state of the race: A sprint to a close finish ahead

The state of the race: A sprint to a close finish ahead

The race appears to be closer this week with the principle candidates sprinting to the finish. Gotabaya Rajapaksa is said to be ahead and the Read more…

Staking hopes on the first-time voters

Staking hopes on the first-time voters

As campaigning enters the final stretch in Sri Lanka’s Nov. 16 presidential polls, Sajith Premadasa, the leading political moderate in the fray, is staking his Read more…

‘Ranil factor’ in presidential polls By N Sathiya Moorthy

‘Ranil factor’ in presidential polls By N Sathiya Moorthy

In what has begun as an ‘issue-less’ election, the upcoming weekend presidential poll is turning up with possibilities, as much on campaign-points as the possible Read more…

Trial-at-bar to hear abduction and disappearance of 11 Tamil youth case

Trial-at-bar to hear abduction and disappearance of 11 Tamil youth case

The Attorney General has requested the Chief Justice to appoint a Trial-at-Bar bench to hear the abduction and disappearance of 11 Tamil youth case.

The Read more…

Canada Welcomes UN Report on Sri Lanka
15 Nov
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Canada Welcomes UN Report on Sri Lanka »

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird speaks to the release of the UN Secretary General’s Internal Review Panel Report on Sri Lanka:“This report details Read more…

Tamils seek probe after U.N. faults itself in Sri Lanka war report
15 Nov
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Tamils seek probe after U.N. faults itself in Sri Lanka war report »

A major Tamil opposition party in Sri Lanka called Thursday for an international investigation after a U.N. report criticized the international body’s own Read more…

Sri Lanka Opposition Leader asks government to explain joint statements with the UN and India
15 Nov
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka Opposition Leader asks government to explain joint statements with the UN and India »

Opposition Leader of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremasinghe has called on the government to explain the joint statements issued with the UN in 2009 Read more…

Sri Lanka: UN admits it failed to protect civilians
15 Nov
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka: UN admits it failed to protect civilians »

A UN report on its failure to protect civilians in Sri Lanka’s civil war will have “profound implications” for the global body, UN Read more…

Ellalan Force of Tamil Eelam warns migrated Tamil organisations
12 Nov
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Ellalan Force of Tamil Eelam warns migrated Tamil organisations »

Ellalan Force of Tamil Eelam as sent special warning on email towards Tamil organisations operated by the migrated Tamil people.The Email says,This was Read more…

NFF withdraws petition against 13th amendment
12 Nov
2012
Written by TELO Admin

NFF withdraws petition against 13th amendment »

The petition due to be filed at the Supreme Court today by the National Freedom Front repealing the 13th amendment to the constitution Read more…

LTTE commander shot dead in France
10 Nov
2012
Written by TELO Admin

LTTE commander shot dead in France »

Nadarajah Mathinthiran alias Parithi, an ex-LTTE commander who had left the movement in the early 90’s and later coordinated LTTE political activities in Read more…

TESO decision handed over to Navanethem Pillay
8 Nov
2012
Written by TELO Admin

TESO decision handed over to Navanethem Pillay »

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navanethem Pillay had said that she would head a team to Sri Lanka in January next year Read more…

Spain urges Lanka to brief on rejecting 100 recommendations
6 Nov
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Spain urges Lanka to brief on rejecting 100 recommendations »

Sri Lanka has rejected 98 recommendations submitted by countries at the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in Geneva, the troika tasked with serving as Read more…

Karunanidhi requests for referendum in Sri Lanka’s North & East
4 Nov
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Karunanidhi requests for referendum in Sri Lanka’s North & East »

DMK president M. Karunanidhi said that India should prevail upon the United Nations to have a referendum under its supervision to enable Tamils Read more…