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Jul 18, 2017
State-sponsored torture of Tamils 'routine and endemic' in Sri Lanka, reveals UN fact-finding missionTorture is "routine and endemic" in Sri Lanka and the Tamil community in the country has taken the brunt of it, a UN expert has concluded at the end of a fact-finding mission to the island-nation.
Jul 14, 2017
UN committee asks Sri Lanka to end military involvement in commercial, civilian activitiesA United Nations (UN) committee has recommended to the Sri Lankan government that the military end its involvement in commercial and civilian activities.
Jul 13, 2017
UN special rapporteur visits Sri Lanka's Tamil political detainees for first timea special UN rapporteur today visited the Tamil political prisoners arrested under Sri Lanka's anti-terrorism laws in the Northern Province to get a first-hand information on their human rights situation.
Jul 04, 2017
Sri Lankan Army returns 54 acres land to 190 Tamil families, ends control over portSri Lankan military on Tuesday said it has released 54 acres of land to nearly 190 families from the minority Tamil community and ended its control over a major fishing harbour after almost 30 years in the former war zone of Jaffna.
Jul 04, 2017
Sri Lanka appoints civil-war officer Mahesh Senanayake as its new army commanderLieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake will be Sri Lanka's new army commander.
Jun 22, 2017
Rajiv Gandhi murder case convict Robert Payas seeks mercy killing, says 'my life has no meaning'Payas and six other convicts in the case, whose sentences have been commuted to life, came the closest to hope and jubilation, Jayalalithaa had tried for their release in 2014.
Jun 21, 2017
Sri Lanka calls for remedial action to help kin of people who disappeared in civil warSri Lanka prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has called for a "remedial action" to help the kin of the people who disappeared during the two-and-a-half-decade-long civil war
Jun 10, 2017
Vaiko says 'common courtesy was lacking' in treatment by Malaysian immigration officialsVaiko was barred from entering Malaysia on the grounds that he was a supporter of LTTE. He said he was unable to travel the country to meet his daughter and grandchildren
Jun 09, 2017
MDMK chief Vaiko stopped at Kuala Lumpur airport, interrogated over links with LTTEMarumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam ( MDMK) chief V Gopalswamy, better known as Vaiko, on Friday was stopped at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport and questioned for several hours on his alleged links with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), reports said.
May 19, 2017
Sri Lanka: Gunman open fires at police in former LTTE-controlled areaAn unidentified gunman opened fire on police in Sri Lanka's former LTTE stronghold of Kilinochchi, a day after Tamils observed the eighth anniversary of the end of the Sri Lankan Civil War