Latest News on Sri Lankan Civil War
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Nov 17, 2017
Jaffna HC summons Sri Lankan Army chief Mahesh Senanayake over disappearance of 24 Tamils in 1996A Sri Lankan court has summoned the commander of the country's Army over the disappearance of 24 Tamils since their arrest in 1996
Nov 11, 2017
Sri Lanka faces fresh charges of human rights violations eight years after civil war came to an endSri Lanka's government faced increasing pressure on Friday to answer for alleged human rights violations following a recent war crimes lawsuit and allegations from over 50 men who said they were raped, branded or tortured as recently as this year.
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.
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.
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
Sep 20, 2016
Muttiah Muralitharan's foundation to use cricket as balm in war-affected Northern Sri LankaWhen the Murali Harmony Cup T20 cricket gets underway on Wednesday in Northern Sri Lanka, it will be another step to bring together the people of this region, which was devastated by civil wars for almost three decades
Jul 14, 2016
No foreign judges in SL war crimes probe, says FonsekaFormer Sri Lankan Army chief Sarath Fonseka, who led government troops to victory over the LTTE, on Thursday endorsed the view of President Maithripala Sirisena that there will be no foreign judges for war crimes investigation.
Jun 13, 2016
Sri Lanka's Islamic party calls for removing excess army camps from Northern areasSri Lanka government battled Tamil Tiger rebels in a brutal war which saw thousands killed on both sides.
Nov 05, 2014
Indian Peace Keeping Force personnel raped Tamil women: Sri Lankan ministerA Sri Lankan minister today accused the Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) of raping Tamil women during the LTTE war.
Sep 25, 2014
Human rights being used as tool for motivated agenda: RajapaksaSri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that "human rights are used as a tool to implement motivated agendas."