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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…

Lawyers given access to Lankans
24 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Lawyers given access to Lankans »

Australian Immigration Minister Brendan O’Connor has granted lawyers access to two Tamil asylum seekers who feared they would be sent back to Read more…

Indian police arrest 21 Sri Lankans in Kochi
24 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Indian police arrest 21 Sri Lankans in Kochi »

The Q branch of the Tamil Nadu police, with the assistance of the Ernakulam North police, took 21 Sri Lankans who were Read more…

K’nidhi wants citizenship for Lankans
24 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

K’nidhi wants citizenship for Lankans »

DMK President M Karunanidhi today requested the Centre (Indian government) to provide citizenship to over one lakh Sri Lankan Tamils living in Read more…

Tension over army ‘seizure’ of Sri Lanka Jaffna land
24 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Tension over army ‘seizure’ of Sri Lanka Jaffna land »

There are growing tensions in northern Sri Lanka as Tamil people try to prevent the Sinhalese-dominated army from taking over their land.

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Gota opposes  NPC polls
24 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Gota opposes NPC polls »

The Defence Secretary was responding to a statement attributed to Petroleum Minister Anura Priyadarshana Yapa, at Wednesday’s post-cabinet media briefing, that the Read more…

Govt. MPs also participated in Naumann workshops: UNP
23 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Govt. MPs also participated in Naumann workshops: UNP »

While condemning certain media reports labeling UNP MPs as traitors for cooperating with Friedrich Naumann Foundation (FNF), the UNP said earlier today Read more…

More than 20 disappearances last year
23 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

More than 20 disappearances last year »

More than 20 alleged enforced disappearances were reported in Sri Lanka last year, the annual human rights report released today by the Read more…

UN intervenes in land issue in North
23 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UN intervenes in land issue in North »

Head of the United Nations Office of the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Agnes Asekenye-Oonyu, on Tuesday flew to Palaly, where she Read more…

Govt. trying to arrest UNP MPs – Ranil
23 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Govt. trying to arrest UNP MPs – Ranil »

UNP and Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe said, in Parliament yesterday, that the government was getting ready to arrest a number of UNP Read more…

Ganeshan Nimalaruban Case: De Facto CJ Denies Petitioner’s Right To See Replies Filed By AG
23 May
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Ganeshan Nimalaruban Case: De Facto CJ Denies Petitioner’s Right To See Replies Filed By AG »

The Fundamental Rights case of Ganeshan Nimalaruban was taken before the Supreme Court yesterday. The Bench consisted of: Mohan Pieris CJ, P. A Read more…