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Sri Lanka opens two new detention centres for foreigners

Aug 29, 2014

Sri Lanka opens two new detention centres for foreigners

Facing international flak for forcibly deporting Pakistani and Afghan nationals seeking refugee status in Sri Lanka, the government has established two more centres to detain foreigners who are overstaying. #Sri Lanka #Foreigners in Sri Lanka #Detention centres in Sri Lanka
Stop intimidating us, rights groups tell Lankan govt

Aug 27, 2014

Stop intimidating us, rights groups tell Lankan govt

Six global human rights groups have jointly asked the Sri Lankan government, President and member states of the Human Rights Council to stop intimidating them and ensure that nobody faced retaliation for cooperating withthe United Nations. #United Nations #Sri Lanka #UNHRC #tamils #lanka #rights groups
Thisara Perera's all-round heroics help Sri Lanka draw level against Pakistan

Aug 26, 2014

Thisara Perera's all-round heroics help Sri Lanka draw level against Pakistan

Thisara Perera smashed 65 off 36 balls and then grabbed three wickets as Sri Lanka thumped Pakistan by 77 runs in the second one-dayer on Tuesday to level the three-match series 1-1. #Sports #Cricket #Sri Lanka #Pakistan #Angelo Mathews #SportsTracker #Mohammad Hafeez #Thisara Perera #2nd ODI #Hambantota
Karunanidhi pats Modi, calls for political solution in Sri Lanka

Aug 26, 2014

Karunanidhi pats Modi, calls for political solution in Sri Lanka

Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation (TESO), headed by DMK president M Karunanidhi, on day lauded the Narendra Modi regime for coming forward to find a political solution for the Tamils issue in Sri Lanka and urged the Centre to expedite steps in that direction. #Karunanidhi #DMK #United Nations #Sri Lanka #Narendra Modi #Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation
Sri Lanka rejects BJP's call for temporary fishing permits for India

Aug 24, 2014

Sri Lanka rejects BJP's call for temporary fishing permits for India

Sri Lanka has rejected a call to allow Indian fishermen to fish in Lankan waters on a permit system for three years, days ahead of a meeting in Delhi to find an amicable solution to the contentious fishing issue. #Sri Lanka #Narendra Modi #Jayalalithaa #Mahinda Rajapaksa #Modi #Jaya #Tamil Fishermen

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Chennai ban on Lankan players in IPL: We are like this only

Mar 31, 2013

Chennai ban on Lankan players in IPL: We are like this only

We have no problem with punishing the entire race of Lankans for the actions of their government. And the truth is that we are consistent in this behaviour. #Sri Lanka #JustSaying #Chennai #IPL 6 #IPL6 War Room
Why plight of Lankan Tamils highlights the hypocrisy of nations

Mar 08, 2013

Why plight of Lankan Tamils highlights the hypocrisy of nations

Negotiation rarely if ever has stopped the massacre of people by their own nation. And other nations simply don't want to intervene, unless there's oil. . . and even then, it's usually long after there's no people left to save. #HowThisWorks #United Nations #Sri Lanka #Interventionism #UN Security Council

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Why plight of Lankan Tamils highlights the hypocrisy of nations

Aug 08, 2014

How an Extremist Buddhist Network Is Sowing Hatred Across Asia

Saffron-clad monks have been instrumental in anti-Muslim riots in Burma and Sri Lanka, and have their eyes on sowing discord further afiel... #Sri Lanka #Myanmar #Asia #Burma
Why plight of Lankan Tamils highlights the hypocrisy of nations

Aug 18, 2014

Mahela Jayawardene goes into Test retirement on back of victory as Sri Lanka rout Pakistan in Colombo

Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene was carried off the pitch in Colombo on the shoulders of his team-mates as his final Test ended in victory over Pakistan... #Pakistan #Sri Lanka #Mahela Jayawardene
Why plight of Lankan Tamils highlights the hypocrisy of nations

Aug 11, 2014

Saeed Ajmal reported for suspected illegal bowling action and faces testing

Saeed Ajmal was reported by the match officials during Pakistan's seven-wicket loss to Sri Lanka in the first Test in Galle. He will have to undergo testing in the next 21 days... #Pakistan #Sri Lanka #Saeed Ajmal
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