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1 hr ago | TamilNet Newswire
The article quoted Richard Dicker from Human Rights who countered Africa's arguments saying that African nations cannot deny access to victims just because it is not possible to provide victims in Sri Lanka justice, implying that while ICC has failed to go after war-criminals in Sri Lanka even after the UN's Petrie Report has accused Sri Lanka of ... (more)
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2 hrs ago | Newindpress
The Tamil community in Britain is mounting pressure on the British establishment to compel Sri Lanka to an early reconciliatory action.
6 hrs ago | Colombo Page
Dec 07, Colombo: A senior leader of Sri Lanka's of main opposition United National Party Parliamentarian Sajith Premadasa has called on the government to form an all-party process to defeat moves against the country at the next UN Human Rights Council sessions.
11 hrs ago | India Talkies
Chennai, Dec 7: In a coordinated sea-air operation, the Indian Coast Guard apprehended 16 Sri Lankans and three of their fishing boats, the coastal security agency said Saturday.
Dec 06, Colombo: Sri Lanka's new leftist Front Line Socialist Party , a splinter party of main Marxist party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna , announced that the party would hold a massive protest and a conference on Tuesday, December 10 to demand the government to release the two missing activists of the organization.
Colombo, Sri Lanka, Dec 6, 2013 / 04:03 pm .- The bishops, priests, and religious of Sri Lanka celebrated a Mass of thanksgiving Dec. 2 to show appreciation for their former apostolic nuncio, who has been appointed nuncio to Ivory Coast.
Dec 06, Colombo: Yasushi Akashi, the representative of the Government of Japan for Peace-Building, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction in Sri Lanka is to arrive in the island on Sunday for a six-day official visit.
Dec 06, Colombo: A trade union affiliated to Sri Lanka's education sector says that thousands of newly appointed principals are now working as teachers in schools island wide.
Discussions over the supply of Sri Lankan wheat-flour to Indonesia is set to continue, to mitigate recently implemented import safeguards.
Dec 06, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa said former South African President Nelson Mandela inspired the South African people with patriotism by courageously leading them to achieve independence with ethnic harmony.
Dec 06, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Marxist party, Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna has questioned the massive tax concessions granted to a casino project in Colombo by Australian gaming tycoon James Packer without parliamentary approval.
He was 95. He was stripped of his medals, and was convicted later in France. Allegations of rape and torture are also rampant in Sri Lanka under the rule of Rajapakse-family, with UK charity Freedom From Torture documenting more than 60 cases of torture by Sri Lanka security forces, and Human Rights Watch documented 62 cases of sexual violence ... (more)
Lanka while ONGC Videsh did not bid for any of the 13 blocks on offer in that country mainly due to poor prospectivity.
Sovereign Asian Art Prize winner Pala Pothupitiye of Sri Lanka is exhibiting his works for the first time in Hong Kong this week in "Serendipity Revealed,'' which also showcases prominent Sri Lankan contemporary art.
Dec 05, Colombo: The Sri Lanka Army said the recent allegation by a French charity that Sri Lankan security forces killed 17 of its aid workers in 2006, without providing the evidence they claimed to have, is a move to bring an independent international investigation against Sri Lanka.
Dec 05, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy has come to the rescue of three fishermen who were drowning after their boat capsized in rough sea conditions yesterday.
There is little point in delegates gathering at the forthcoming Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Sri Lanka unless rule of law issues in the South Asian nation are raised, a Sri Lankan human rights lawyer says.