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  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Asia-Pacific

British MPs call for war crimes probes at Mu’l’livaaykkaal Remembrance

British MPs call for war crimes probes at Mu’l’livaaykkaal Remembrance [TamilNet, Thursday, 20 May 2010, 09:36 GMT] Parliamentarians from all three main British political parties addressed a rally Tuesday at Westminster to commemorate the forty thousand Tamil civilians massacred last year by the Sri Lankan government forces during the closing months of the island’s civil [...]

  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Asia-Pacific

Horrors on women in Sri Lanka’s internment camps – Egeland

Horrors on women in Sri Lanka’s internment camps – Egeland [TamilNet, Thursday, 25 June 2009, 10:59 GMT] Jan Egeland, the former UN Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Tuesday told the press that “Sri Lanka is one of the latest examples of the World community letting a government get away with denying access [...]

  • Jun 27 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Sri Lanka to become a leader in eco-civilization

Sri Lanka, Dec. 1 — President Maithripala Sirisena, addressing the Global Climate Change Summit (COP 21) in Paris, said Sri Lanka intended to emerge as a leader in eco-civilization. “To want to achieve this by protecting nature, by limiting the use of natural resources to be within the sustainable economical capacity of the country and [...]

  • Jan 06 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Plight Of Muslim IDPs In Puttalam

Plight Of Muslim IDPs In Puttalam mffcoexist 1662 words 19 October 2015 Forum for Peaceful Coexistence, Sri Lanka boardb English (c) 2015 By Mohamed Shareef Asees – It has been 25 years since the Muslims were forcibly evicted from their homes in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka. It is reported that around 15,000 Muslim [...]

  • Oct 15 / 2015
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‘Goes beyond levels of mechanism on war crime investigations’

‘Goes beyond levels of mechanism on war crime investigations’ Chamikara WEERASINGHE CHAMIKARA WEERASINGHE 316 words 15 October 2015 Daily News (Sri Lanka) DAINSL English Copyright 2015. The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd.   Sri Lanka, Oct. 15 — Criticizing the recently tabled resolution on Sri Lanka by the US, Sri Lanka and other partners at [...]

  • Dec 20 / 2014
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Africa

Election 2015: Our choice

Election 2015: Our choice 1552 words 20 December 2014 Daily FT DAFTSL English Copyright 2014 Wijeya Newspapers Limited   Given what we know of the Opposition’s declared strategy and policy at this stage, I am unconvinced that we should vote Mahinda Rajapaksa out. Change is necessary; even imperative. But what kind of change, where, when [...]

  • Mar 16 / 2014
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Asia-Pacific

West tries to de-stabilise the country – Minister Champika Ranawaka

West tries to de-stabilise the country – Minister Champika Ranawaka 2907 words 16 March 2014 Sunday Observer (Sri Lanka) SUNOSL English Copyright 2014. The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd.   Sri Lanka, March 16 — Technology, Research and Atomic Energy Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka said the US, West, Tamil Nadu and neo-nazi Tamil separatist movement are attempting [...]

  • Feb 18 / 2014
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Asia-Pacific

‘Lanka should win over three blocs’

‘Lanka should win over three blocs’ Manjula Fernando 1733 words 9 February 2014 Sunday Observer (Sri Lanka) SUNOSL English Copyright 2014. The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd.   Sri Lanka, Feb. 9 — Former Sri Lankan Ambassador and political scientist Dayan Jayatilleka who fought Sri Lanka’s interests at theUN Human Rights Council during the height of [...]

  • Sep 13 / 2013
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Attack on Syria needs to elicit a GLOBAL response

Attack on Syria needs to elicit a GLOBAL response Dr Kamal Wickremasinghe 2622 words 13 September 2013 Daily News (Sri Lanka) DAINSL English Copyright 2013. The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd.   Sri Lanka, Sept. 13 — The so-called “clear and compelling evidence” being presented by Barack Obama and his Secretary of State John Kerry to prove [...]

  • Aug 17 / 2013
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Can UN shoot at unarmed civilians in Haiti and get away?

Can UN shoot at unarmed civilians in Haiti and get away? Shenali D Waduge 2472 words 17 August 2013 Daily News (Sri Lanka) DAINSL English Copyright 2013. The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd.   Sri Lanka, Aug. 17 — It was in May 2009 that the Sri Lankan armed forces eliminated the terrorist movement known [...]

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