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Monday Aug 18 | Colombo Page

Excavations of Muslim mass grave site in eastern Sri Lanka postponed again

Aug 18, Colombo: Sri Lankan authorities have postponed the excavation of a suspected mass grave site in the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka for the second time, Police media Unit said.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

TamilNet Newswire

Sri Lanka: Tamil woman under SL military training dies in Jaffna, cause of death concealed

The victim, Ajantha Prasath, a mother of 6-year-old girl was from Chelvapuram in Oddu-chuddaan in Vanni.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

TamilNet Newswire

Sri Lanka: Alcohol becomes genocide weapon deployed by occupying Sinhala State

Responding to an incident that took place in the district this week, in which a poor, female-headed family, brewing country liquor was shot by raiding Sinhala police of a State that promotes its alcohol business, the social activists were coming out with the larger dimensions of the alcohol crisis in the district.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Colombo Page

Police attacked during illicit liquor raid in Sri Lanka's Eastern Province

Aug 13, Batticaloa: A group of police officers conducting a raid on an illicit liquor den in Batticaloa district had been attacked by the villagers, the police said.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

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Sri Lanka: SL police opens fire on Tamil villagers in Batticaloa, two women wounded

There is no independent verification of the police claim at the time of this reporting.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Colombo Page

United States support for Sri Lankan cultural preservation

Aug 08, Colombo: The United States Embassy in Colombo today announced the visit of Dr. Martin Perschler, Director of the State Department's Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation , to Sri Lanka this week.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

TamilNet Newswire

Sri Lanka: Occupation of grazing lands in Batticaloa is big scale Sinhalicisation: EPC Councillor

The area consists of more than 30 Tamil villages that come under the Koara'laip-pattu South and Ea'raavoor-pattu divisions.

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