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Jaya requests Modi to secure release of Tamil fishermen from Lanka

Jul 23, 2014

Jaya requests Modi to secure release of Tamil fishermen from Lanka

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene and secure the release of Indian fishermen and their fishing boats from Sri Lankan custody. #Sri Lanka #Narendra Modi #Jayalalithaa #Mahinda Rajapaksa #Modi #Jaya #Tamil Fishermen
Sri Lanka bar association head alleges intimidation by govt

Jul 16, 2014

Sri Lanka bar association head alleges intimidation by govt

The head of Sri Lanka's bar association said on Wednesday he feared he might be killed after he described President Mahinda Rajapakse's government as becoming more autocratic. #ThatsJustWrong #World #Sri Lanka #Autocracy #Mahinda Rajapaksa #NGOs #Bar association #Upul Jayasuriya
New UN rights probe into Sri Lankan war crimes announced

Jun 30, 2014

New UN rights probe into Sri Lankan war crimes announced

A new UN investigation into allegations of Sri Lankan war crimes will intensify international pressure on its government. #World #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Mahinda Rajapaksa #LTTE #Tamil #UN #Human Rights #Tamil Tigers #Navi Pillay #Sri Lankan war crimes #UN probe #UN High Commission for Human Rights
Meet Rajapaksa to solve fishermen row, Subramanian Swamy tells Jaya

Jun 24, 2014

Meet Rajapaksa to solve fishermen row, Subramanian Swamy tells Jaya

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today urged Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa to meet Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Colombo to work out a compromise to resolve the recurring issue of the arrest of Indian fishermen by the island nations's navy. #Tamil Nadu #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #J. Jayalalithaa #Mahinda Rajapaksa #Fishermen
Sri Lankan Navy arrests 47 Indian fishermen, seizes 11 boats

Jun 19, 2014

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 47 Indian fishermen, seizes 11 boats

Sri Lankan Navy on Wednesday arrested 47 Indian fishermen and seized 11 boats on charges of trespassing. #India #Sri Lanka #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Mahinda Rajapaksa #SAARC #Sri Lankan Navy #Fishermen #Sri Lankan President #fishermen arrest

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Sri Lankan Navy arrests 47 Indian fishermen, seizes 11 boats

Jul 18, 2014

Sri Lankan politician jailed for killing Briton

(AP) -- A Sri Lankan court sentenced a ruling party politician to 20 years in prison with hard labor on Friday for killing a British tourist and raping his Russian girlfriend more than two years ago. Three others were given the same sentence as Sampa... #Sri Lanka #Mahinda Rajapaksa #United Kingdom
Sri Lankan Navy arrests 47 Indian fishermen, seizes 11 boats

Jun 30, 2014

New UN rights probe intensifies pressure on SLanka

(AP) -- A new U.N. investigation into allegations of war crimes in Sri Lanka will intensify international pressure on its government and could probe the purported responsibility of senior Sri Lankan officials with U.S. ties. As many as 40,000 civilia... #Sri Lanka #Mahinda Rajapaksa
Sri Lankan Navy arrests 47 Indian fishermen, seizes 11 boats

Jul 10, 2014

Scott Morrison attends gunboat comissioning ceremony in Sri Lanka video

Australia's immigration minister, Scott Morrison, attends the commissioning ceremony of two refurbished gunboats given to Sri Lanka by Australia, standing alongside the country's president, Mahinda Rajapaksa, at the ceremony at a naval base in Colomb... #Australia #Sri Lanka #Mahinda Rajapaksa #Scott Morrison (politician)
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