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The Tamil National People Front (TNPF) was held a protest campaign yesterday in the North to bring to the attention of the international community what it terms the continuing injustices by the Sri Lankan government to grab lands belonging to Tamil people in the North, especially the detain Tamil civilians   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

This year 52 people have gone missing in the country’s south. Most who have disappeared since the end of the war are Tamils, but also at risk are moderate Sinhalese who speak out. In 2009 a prominent newspaper editor was shot and killed; in January 2010, a cartoonist and political   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi (DMK) yesterday (16) supported the Central Government’s decision to extend the ban on the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) for another two years. India has denied the presence of LTTE camps in the south after Sri Lanka said separatist rebels were training   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) is in the process of preparing a report over the abuse of several Tamil prisoners, and the death of one, in Vavuniya. This report is to be submitted to the UN Human Rights Council, according to TNA spokesman Suresh Premachandran. Premachandran explained that, “we are   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

The United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances examined cases of missing people including urgent cases in Sri Lanka during its 97th session in Geneva which ended today, the working group said in a statement. The working group said that it studied 13 reported cases of enforced disappearance   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

Sri Lanka has refuted reports that the country’s military presence in the Tamil-dominated north represented five soldiers per civilian, with the army claiming that its current strength in Jaffna was about 10,000. “In Jaffna the population is around 500,000 and the current Army strength is about 10,000 soldiers. So the   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

The US government has expressed its displeasure regarding the failure of the government to implement recommendations of the LLRC as had been promised and not holding elections in the north state political sources. These sources also point out that Indian government too is concerned regarding the failure of the government   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

Sri Lanka has permitted a three member team to visit the country as part of the review of its human rights record to be done by the UNHRC, the Asian age reports. The UN Human Rights Council has adopted a resolution urging Sri Lanka to investigate alleged abuses during the   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

In the context of India’s losing patience, authoritative Indian sources say that last week’s visit by India’s national security advisor Shiv Shankar Menon was of added import. The Indians are also increasingly wary of the prolong delays associated with almost all major Indian development projects, barring the railway development project.   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

The SL government commenced a two-day workshop for all the heads of the Lanka’s diplomatic missions in Diyathalawa yesterday. Among other matters, the diplomats were briefed on steps taken to prevent war crime charges and implement recommendations made in the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission. Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]