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USNS Mercy arrives in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka

USNS Mercy arrives in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka

TRINCOMALEE, Sri Lanka – U.S and partner nation service members participating in Pacific Partnership 2018 arrived in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka aboard the U.S. Read more…

Exposing Sri Lanka’s Special Task Force By Taylor Dibbert

Exposing Sri Lanka’s Special Task Force By Taylor Dibbert

Security sector reform cannot come soon enough. The International Truth and Justice Project (ITJP) has recently released another valuable report. This time the Read more…

Unheard sounds and faint memories of ‘bloody’ white vans…

Unheard sounds and faint memories of ‘bloody’ white vans…

“All faults may be forgiven of him who has perfect candour”~Walt Whitman

In the questionable days of the Rajapaksa regime, the most dreadful sound, amongst Read more…

SLFP Ministers meet President after cabinet meeting

SLFP Ministers meet President after cabinet meeting

Sri Lanka Freedom Ministers (SLFP) Ministers met President Maithripala Sirisena today after the cabinet meeting.

The SLFP Ministers had discussed the future of the unity Read more…

EU Court rules tortured Sri Lankan rebel eligible for ‘subsidiary protection’

EU Court rules tortured Sri Lankan rebel eligible for ‘subsidiary protection’

Luxembourg: the Court of Justice of the European Union on Tuesday hearing a case involving a member of Sri Lanka’s terrorist group decided that a Read more…

UN report shows its failures to protect civilians in Sri Lanka
15 Nov
2012
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UN report shows its failures to protect civilians in Sri Lanka »

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he United Nations (UN) failed to protect civilians during Sri Lanka’s armed conflict according its own report, released yesterday, prompting Amnesty International to Read more…

UN will use internal review of activities in Sri Lanka to do better, vows senior official
15 Nov
2012
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UN will use internal review of activities in Sri Lanka to do better, vows senior official »

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The United Nations is committed to using an internal review that found that the world body failed to meet its responsibilities during the Read more…

Tamils seek probe after U.N. faults itself in Sri Lanka war report
15 Nov
2012
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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 Army to recruit 100 female Tamil soldiers
15 Nov
2012
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Sri Lanka Army to recruit 100 female Tamil soldiers »

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Sri Lanka Army spokesman Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasooriya said the Army has taken steps to recruit 100 female Tamil soldiers to the force.The Army Read more…

Sri Lanka Opposition Leader asks government to explain joint statements with the UN and India
15 Nov
2012
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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…

Pakistanis charged with kidnapping two Tamils in France
15 Nov
2012
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Pakistanis charged with kidnapping two Tamils in France »

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Four Pakistanis have been charged with kidnapping and beating up two Tamils after being stopped on the motorway heading south from Paris at Read more…

Sri Lankan govt. denies intimidating UN workers
15 Nov
2012
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Sri Lankan govt. denies intimidating UN workers »

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The Sri Lankan government has denied allegations in a leaked UN report that it had intimidated UN humanitarian workers during the final stages Read more…

UN independent expert concerned over reports of intimidation of judges in Sri Lanka
15 Nov
2012
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UN independent expert concerned over reports of intimidation of judges in Sri Lanka »

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A United Nations independent expert today voiced serious concerns about reported intimidation and attacks against judges and judicial officers in Sri Lanka, and Read more…

Sri Lanka: UN admits it failed to protect civilians
15 Nov
2012
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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…

Britain criticised for holding Commonwealth meeting in Sri Lanka
15 Nov
2012
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Britain criticised for holding Commonwealth meeting in Sri Lanka »

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The Commonwealth’s decision to hold a heads of government meeting in the Sri Lankan city of Colombo was wrong, according to a new Read more…