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Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka marks the World Human Rights Day
Dec 10, Colombo: The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka today held several events to celebrate the International Human Rights Day across the country.
Charity accuses Sri Lankan authorities of coverup
A report by French aid group Action Contra la Faim says Sri Lankan security forces killed 17 of its aid workers in 2006 and the charity is demanding an international inquiry into the massacre.
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Sri Lanka: SL Justice System incapable of investigating Moothoor massacre: ACF
However, deliberate subversion of the investigative process over the past 7 years and continuous harassment of witnesses and journalists who have raised the case have demonstrated that no effective legal action can be taken in today's Sri Lanka in relation to the Muttur massacre,' said France-based NGO Action Contre la Faim , whose 17 humanitarian ... (more)
Sri Lanka: Violent Buddhist monk defies civil administration, steps up Sinhalicisation in Batticaloa
Ampitiye Sumanarathana Thera, who behaved violently at Ma'nmunai South-West Divisional Secretariat, threatening the Tamil Divisional Secretary Ms Vilvaratnam continues the Sinhalicisation project at Batticaloa - Ampaa'rai border village, Kevu'liyaamadu, with the backing of the occupying Sri Lankan military.
Sri Lanka: Tamils in East observe Heroes Day amidst heavy SL military presence
In Ampaa'rai, Sinhala soldiers were deployed in Tamil areas in bicycle patrol. However, temple bells were tolled exactly 6:05 p.m. People lit candle lights in Ampaa'rai as the SL military switched off electricity in the Tamil areas of the district, news sources in Ampaa'rai said.
Sri Lanka: Uprooted Tamils in Trincomalee demand justice for genocide
On Friday, a day before the protest, the occupying Sri Lankan military intelligence operatives, went on a house-to-house and camp-to-camp round instructing the Tamils not to take part in any protest during the 'Sri Lanka CHOGM'.