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As 2013 begins to draw into itself for holiday season and the arrival of the coming new year, it is worth thinking about what human rights issues might be put onto our collective front-burners.
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It is disappointing that Sri Lanka, a country with such a serious democratic deficit, is chairing the Commonwealth for the next two years.
Most of the hubs that have flights to and from the Maldives are London, Paris and Frankfurt in Europe.
Dec 10, Colombo: The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka today held several events to celebrate the International Human Rights Day across the country.
Dec 10, Colombo: Front Line Socialist Party, a breakaway Marxist party of Sri Lanka marking the World Human Rights Day today held a protest and seminar to protest the disappearances and killings of activists.
Kyabram P-12 College student Ashleigh Hill flew out to Sri Lanka last Saturday for a two-week volunteering trip.
Dec 10, Johannesburg: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa now in South Africa to pay his last respects to the former South African President Nelson Mandela attended the State Memorial Service for the late President that took place at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg today .
Rob and Paul Forkan's parents died in the Boxing Day 2004 disaster in Sri Lanka as the family travelled around south-east Asia Two brothers whose parents were killed in the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami are raising money for other orphaned youngsters by selling flip flops.
Dec 10, Colombo: A Sri Lankan man has attempted to commit suicide at the office of Foreign Employment Bureau of Sri Lanka demanding the officials to bring back his wife who has gone to Saudi Arabia as a housemaid.
The Sri Lankan government never misses any opportunity to boast that it defeated Tiger terrorism.
A contentious issue in the Australian election was illegal migration, the party leaders competing for the harshest tactics to deal with it.
The university was reopened that day after several weeks of closure. All universities in Sri Lanka had been closed during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting to prevent them being used as organising centres for protests.
Dec 09, Colombo: The Prime Minister of Sri Lanka D. M. Jayaratne and the High Commissioner of India Y. K. Sinha inaugurated the Indian Gallery at the International Buddhist Museum in the Sri Dalada Maligawa in Kandy Sunday.
Sri Lanka would have a huge advantage if the sanctions on Tehran were eventually lifted, according to Sri Lankan Petroleum Minister Anura Priyadarshana Yapa.
Dec 09, Colombo: Streets of Sri Lanka's capital Colombo will become race tracks for car and motor cycle racers as the city is being prepared to hold the night motor races once again.
Dec 09, Colombo: Yasushi Akashi, the representative of the Government of Japan for Peace-Building, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction and Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa Monday held discussions on Sri Lanka's current developments.