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Geneva : “No resolution against Sri Lanka”- Mangala responds to Mahinda

Geneva : “No resolution against Sri Lanka”- Mangala responds to Mahinda

With a new resolution being presented on Sri Lanka at the UNHRC sessions in Geneva, the political stages in the country have started Read more…

Heated Arguments Between Pro Military group and TELO Chairman Sivajilingam at side meeting in Geneva

Heated Arguments Between Pro Military group and TELO Chairman Sivajilingam at side meeting in Geneva

A heated argument occurred between pro-Sri Lanka military group of activists attending the side events relating to the 40th session of the United Nations Read more…

Sri Lanka media rights activists decry new anti-terror laws

Sri Lanka media rights activists decry new anti-terror laws

Media rights activists are urging the Sri Lankan government to withdraw proposed anti-terror legislation, calling it is a set of draconian laws aimed Read more…

The High Commissioner’s Report & The UNHRC Resolution: The Two Are Not One By Jehan Perera

The High Commissioner’s Report & The UNHRC Resolution: The Two Are Not One By Jehan Perera

The presentation of the Report of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on ‘Promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka’ Read more…

SL Army open to probe war crimes allegations – report

SL Army open to probe war crimes allegations – report

Sri Lanka is open to any investigation into alleged human rights violations in northeastern Sri Lanka during the civil war, the country’s top Read more…

‘Give Kalmunai or else!’ says SLMC
17 Feb
2013
Written by TELO Admin

‘Give Kalmunai or else!’ says SLMC »

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The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) has said it will not have second thoughts of quitting the government if it fails to establish Read more…

“Fonseka Killed Lasantha” President Told Lal Three Times: Uvindu Tells Navi Pillay
17 Feb
2013
Written by TELO Admin

“Fonseka Killed Lasantha” President Told Lal Three Times: Uvindu Tells Navi Pillay »

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President Mahinda Rajapaksa told Lal Wickrematunge three times that his brother Lasantha, the founding editor of The Sunday Leader newspaper who was assassinated Read more…

Thamilini exchanges camouflage for sari
17 Feb
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Thamilini exchanges camouflage for sari »

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Former LTTE Women’s Wing Political Leader, Thamilini, appeared as a bridesmaid at the wedding of an ex-LTTE woman cadre at the Poonthotam Rehabilitation Read more…

Sri Lanka Buddhist monks demand halal boycott
17 Feb
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka Buddhist monks demand halal boycott »

Sri Lanka’s nationalist Buddhist monks and their supporters launched a campaign Sunday to boycott Islamic halal-slaughtered meat amid mounting religious tensions in the Read more…

Handing over Norochcholai to China would jeopardize national security – Anura
17 Feb
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Handing over Norochcholai to China would jeopardize national security – Anura »

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The whole defence system of the country would be jeopardized with the handing over of the Norochcholai power station to a Chinese company Read more…

Shooting journalist of ‘Sunday Leader’ is another instance of media repression – JVP
17 Feb
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Shooting journalist of ‘Sunday Leader’ is another instance of media repression – JVP »

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The shooting of Sunday Leader journalist Faraz Shaukat Ally is another instance of media repression and what is distinct is that the arm Read more…

Sri Lankan government to acquire High Security Zones land in Northern Province
17 Feb
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lankan government to acquire High Security Zones land in Northern Province »

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Sri Lankan government has decided to acquire the land that is now being used as High Security Zones permanently, a local Sinhala newspaper Read more…

British Minister seriously concerned at the shooting of Sri Lanka journalist
17 Feb
2013
Written by TELO Admin

British Minister seriously concerned at the shooting of Sri Lanka journalist »

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Britain’s Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt has expressed shock and serious concern at the shooting of Sunday Leader journalist in Sri Lanka.Issuing a Read more…

Shooting of Sunday Leader journalist: Police run into a blank wall
17 Feb
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Shooting of Sunday Leader journalist: Police run into a blank wall »

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Police sleuths probing the shooting of Sunday Leader journalist Faraz Shauketaly have apparently run into a blank wall with neither the identity of Read more…

Military has retained its tight grip on north-Burt
16 Feb
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Military has retained its tight grip on north-Burt »

Alistair Burt the Parliamentary undersecretary of state at the foreign and the Commonwealth office in an opinion column on Sri Lanka said that Read more…