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US report notes limited progress, rights abuses in Sri Lanka

US report notes limited progress, rights abuses in Sri Lanka

The annual US human rights report noted that the Sri Lankan Government has made limited progress toward establishing additional transitional justice mechanisms.

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Sri Lanka PM calls for expansive private sector ties with Iran

Sri Lanka PM calls for expansive private sector ties with Iran

Sri Lanka Prime Minister has called for the private sectors in Sri Lanka and Iran to cooperate closely for the implementation of joint projects following Read more…

Parliament should be dissolved: MR

Parliament should be dissolved: MR

The President should dissolve parliament with immediate effect and pave way for a general election if he is confident of winning the election, former President Read more…

No-Confidence Motion against the Leader of the Opposition D.B.S. Jeyaraj

No-Confidence Motion against the Leader of the Opposition D.B.S. Jeyaraj

The ill-advised move failed miserably. Furthermore, instead of toppling the Prime Minister as intended, the NCM has only strengthened United National Party (UNP) Read more…

What’s ‘National’ in this National Government?

What’s ‘National’ in this National Government?

Just the other day, this Government appointed four new Provincial Governors. Almost immediately one of them, who used to be a Governor in a different Read more…

U.S. donates cricket bats in northern Sri Lanka to support demining
30 Jan
2013
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U.S. donates cricket bats in northern Sri Lanka to support demining »

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The United States has donated cricket bats to the youth in Sri Lanka’s conflict-affected North to raise awareness in mines and the demining Read more…

Tamils in Northern Sri Lanka protest against Muslim Minister
30 Jan
2013
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Tamils in Northern Sri Lanka protest against Muslim Minister »

Members of Sri Lanka’s major Tamil party Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and the Tamil community in the northern town Vavuniya have staged a Read more…

US senators call for independent investigation into alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka during war
30 Jan
2013
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US senators call for independent investigation into alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka during war »

Two U.S. Senators, Bob Casey and Patrick Leahy, have called for an independent, international investigation into potential war crimes committed by the Sri Read more…

US to bring another resolution against Sri Lanka
28 Jan
2013
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US to bring another resolution against Sri Lanka »

As a measure to force Sri Lanka to expedite the implementation of the pledges given on reconciliation, the United States will sponsor a Read more…

Stalin handed over TESO report to Indian president
28 Jan
2013
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Stalin handed over TESO report to Indian president »

Members of the revived TESO (Tamil Eelam supporters organization) led by DMK treasurer M. K. Stalin will go on a two-day tour to Read more…

Jaffna University students would be release next month: Jaffna Commander
28 Jan
2013
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Jaffna University students would be release next month: Jaffna Commander »

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Two Jaffna University students arrested under the TID act and receiving rehabilitation programmes at the Welikanda camp would be release next month, military Read more…

Catholic Bishop request US officials to open embassy in Jaffna peninsula
28 Jan
2013
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Catholic Bishop request US officials to open embassy in Jaffna peninsula »

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Bishop of the Jaffna District Rev.Thomas Saundranayakam requested US delegates to open a US embassy in Jaffna peninsula.Bishop pointed out government fail to Read more…

Sri Lanka is in grave crisis in Geneva. Lack of friendly countries, government tensed.
28 Jan
2013
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Sri Lanka is in grave crisis in Geneva. Lack of friendly countries, government tensed. »

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China, Russia, Cuba including Sri Lanka’s very close vital friendly countries have lost membership, by the United Nation Council’s Human Rights Assembly’s rotation Read more…

Mid-sea protest by fishermen planned
28 Jan
2013
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Mid-sea protest by fishermen planned »

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Sri Lanka’s Traditional Industries and Small Enterprises Development Minister Douglas Devananda said on Saturday that a mid-sea protest against Indian fishermen for poaching Read more…

Mahinda visit India before Geneva
28 Jan
2013
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Mahinda visit India before Geneva »

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President Mahinda Rajapakse is proposed to tour India before the UN Human Rights Council sessions held in Geneva in the month of  March.IANS Read more…