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By giving a ‘war criminal’ the top Army post, Sri Lanka proves Tamil lives don’t matter By Taylor Dibbert

By giving a ‘war criminal’ the top Army post, Sri Lanka proves Tamil lives don’t matter By Taylor Dibbert

President Sirisena has made it abundantly clear that the Sri Lankan military will not be held accountable for wartime violations.

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TNA to get ‘formal say’ in N-E development

TNA to get ‘formal say’ in N-E development

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe agreed to introduce a mechanism to ensure a ‘formal say’ for the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) in the execution Read more…

Maithri, only qualified candidate – Piyadasa

Maithri, only qualified candidate – Piyadasa

Incumbent Maithripala Sirisena has been named as the SLFP’s candidate at the next presidential election as the entire country calls for a leadership Read more…

UK wants Sri Lanka to deliver on commitments made to UNHRC

UK wants Sri Lanka to deliver on commitments made to UNHRC

The United Kingdom (UK) wants Sri Lanka to deliver on the commitments it made to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva.

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President and PM informed to prepare for PC polls

President and PM informed to prepare for PC polls

The Elections Commission has called for President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to make the necessary arrangements to hold the Provincial 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…

A lesson in autonomy
4 Nov
2012
Written by TELO Admin

A lesson in autonomy »

The Chinese Government has extended an invitation to the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) to tour its Guangxi  Zhuang  autonomous region, to study autonomy Read more…

Chief Prelate’s stress that 13th amendment to constitution should be abolished
29 Oct
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Chief Prelate’s stress that 13th amendment to constitution should be abolished »

Chief Prelates of the Malwathu & Asgiri Chapters assert that the provincial council system which was established in the country by late President Read more…

Influence Lanka to protect citizens’ rights: Amnesty to India
28 Oct
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Influence Lanka to protect citizens’ rights: Amnesty to India »

Amnesty International India (AII) has appealed to Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh to influence Sri Lanka to protect the rights of its citizens Read more…

Sri Lanka must remain committed to devolution and the 13th Amendment
27 Oct
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka must remain committed to devolution and the 13th Amendment »

In a troubling development that can sour ties between New Delhi and Colombo, calls for repealing the 13th Amendment to the Sri Lankan Read more…

13th Amendment: SLMC will oppose for referendum
23 Oct
2012
Written by TELO Admin

13th Amendment: SLMC will oppose for referendum »

The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) will oppose any attempt by the government to hold a national referendum with a view to repealing Read more…

Sri Lanka has not honored commitments made to India and international community – TNA
22 Oct
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka has not honored commitments made to India and international community – TNA »

Sri Lanka’s major Tamil political party, the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) says the government has not honored its commitments to India and the Read more…

TNA briefs China on Tamils’ “concerns”
19 Oct
2012
Written by TELO Admin

TNA briefs China on Tamils’ “concerns” »

In an exercise aimed at reaching out to China, the Tamil National Alliance (TNA), which represents a majority of Sri Lankan Tamils in Read more…