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Presidential task forces ‘risk creating parallel state’ and further entrenches ‘nepotism, patronage and militarisation’ – ITJP

Presidential task forces ‘risk creating parallel state’ and further entrenches ‘nepotism, patronage and militarisation’ – ITJP

The International Truth and Justice Project (ITJP) have published a new infographic showcasing the authoritarian hold President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has imposed in Sri Lanka through Read more…

Sri Lanka is facing a massive economic crisis: UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe

Sri Lanka is facing a massive economic crisis: UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe

Sri Lanka is facing a massive economic crisis at present, Ranil Wickremesinghe – Leader of the United National Party said on Thursday (July 9).

According Read more…

Protect 19th amendment, civil society activists urge voters

Protect 19th amendment, civil society activists urge voters

A civil society collective yesterday called for an electoral defeat of attempts by Sri Lanka’s ruling party to repeal the 19th amendment to the constitution.

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Sri Lanka tells UN to respect principle of sovereign equality

Sri Lanka tells UN to respect principle of sovereign equality

Sri Lanka has called on the United Nations, as the largest global body that is committed to ensure the rights of every human being, to Read more…

Sri Lanka likely to ban some foreign organizations and individuals for LTTE links

Sri Lanka likely to ban some foreign organizations and individuals for LTTE links

Sri Lanka is likely to re-list some foreign organizations and individuals as “terrorist” under UN Security Council (UNSC) Resolution No: 1373 following intelligence reports that Read more…

UNP Raises Questions Over Death Of a Witness In Court Case Against UPFA Politico
3 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UNP Raises Questions Over Death Of a Witness In Court Case Against UPFA Politico »

The United National Party raised questions over the suspicious death of a key witness in the trial against a former ruling party Read more…

UNP slams Defence Ministry’s ‘blunder’
2 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UNP slams Defence Ministry’s ‘blunder’ »

The UNP charged that the “blunder” made by the Ministry of Defence, by posting a derogatory article on the Indian Prime Minister Read more…

Fishermen drop plans to leave for SL
2 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Fishermen drop plans to leave for SL »

Fishermen of coastal districts, boycotting fishing since July 24 over frequent arrest of their counterparts by Sri Lankan Navy, yesterday dropped their Read more…

Sri Lankan Minister’s walk for peace stopped by police
2 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lankan Minister’s walk for peace stopped by police »

A walk organized by the Ministry of National Languages and Social Integration was suspended by police today at Panadura.

Police stopped the Read more…

UN slams Sri Lanka over deportation of Pakistani, Afghan asylum seekers
2 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UN slams Sri Lanka over deportation of Pakistani, Afghan asylum seekers »

The UN refugee agency accused Sri Lanka on Saturday of failing to respect international law by deporting Afghan and Pakistan refugees before Read more…

Poster in Tamil Nadu Shows Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa Apologising to Jayalalithaa
2 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Poster in Tamil Nadu Shows Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa Apologising to Jayalalithaa »

A poster has come up in Coimbatore which shows Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa apologising to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa with Read more…

Action against those inciting violence: Army
2 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Action against those inciting violence: Army »

Army said today strict action would be taken against those who circulate false information with the malicious objective of creating social disharmony Read more…

Lawyer George Newhouse in dark over asylum seeker move
2 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lawyer George Newhouse in dark over asylum seeker move »

The lawyer representing 157 Tamil asylum seekers moved overnight on Friday to Nauru says a High Court case challenging the Australian government’s Read more…

India says it’s position on probe clear
2 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

India says it’s position on probe clear »

The Indian Government says its position on the probe by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on Sri Read more…

Lanka blames UN over asylum issue
2 Aug
2014
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lanka blames UN over asylum issue »

The Sri Lankan Government today blamed the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Sri Lanka over the issue surrounding Pakistani Read more…