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Sri Lanka's Islamic party calls for removing excess army camps from Northern areas

Updated : Jun 13, 2016

By : IANS

Category : World

Sri Lanka's Islamic party calls for removing excess army camps from Northern areas

Sri Lanka government battled Tamil Tiger rebels in a brutal war which saw thousands killed on both sides. #NewsTracker #Sri Lankan Civil War #Sri Lankan Army #Tamil Tigers #Sri Lankan Tamils #Tamil Muslims #North Sri lanka
Sri Lanka to enable certificates of absence for 65,000 people missing during war

Updated : Jun 07, 2016

By : PTI

Category : World

Sri Lanka to enable certificates of absence for 65,000 people missing during war

In a landmark decision, the Sri Lankan cabinet on Tuesday approved a draft legislation to enable issuing 'certificates of absence' for some 65,000 people, who went missing during the brutal three decade-long war with the LTTE, to settle long-pending issues of property for their kin #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #LTTE #Sri Lanka civil war #Sri Lankan Tamils #Missing SL Tamils
India hopes for consensus on resolution at UNHRC on Sri Lanka

Updated : Sep 26, 2015

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

India hopes for consensus on resolution at UNHRC on Sri Lanka

India is hopeful that there will be a consensus resolution on the issue at the UNHRC on alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka, next week #India #United Nations #Sri Lanka #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #LTTE #UNHRC #Sri Lankan Tamils #Maithripala Sirisena
Sri Lanka's Tamils reject govt's wartime truth commission, demand international inquiry

Updated : Sep 15, 2015

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

Sri Lanka's Tamils reject govt's wartime truth commission, demand international inquiry

Sri Lanka's minority Tamils Tuesday rejected government plans for a truth commission to promote reconciliation after decades of ethnic war, insisting on an international inquiry. #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #LTTE #Sri Lankan Tamils #UN Human Rights Commission #wartime truth commission
Tamils in Sri Lanka hold demonstrations demanding international probe into war crimes

Updated : Mar 23, 2015

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

Tamils in Sri Lanka hold demonstrations demanding international probe into war crimes

A large number of Tamils in Sri Lanka on Monday held demonstrations in the North and Eastern provinces, demanding an international probe into the alleged human rights violations during the last phase of war with the LTTE. #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Tamil #UNHRC #Sri Lankan Tamils #Maithripala Sirisena
India and Sri Lanka are too close to look away from each other, says PM Modi

Updated : Mar 13, 2015

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

India and Sri Lanka are too close to look away from each other, says PM Modi

In a top-level visit that came after 28 years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday reached out to Sri Lanka saying the security of the two countries is "indivisible" and favoured a life of equality, justice and dignity for Tamils in its "new journey" of peace and reconciliation. #India #Sri Lanka #Narendra Modi #TheySaidIt #Sri Lankan Tamils #PM Modi
Sri Lanka elections: Tamils from North being prevented from voting, say monitors

Updated : Jan 08, 2015

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

Sri Lanka elections: Tamils from North being prevented from voting, say monitors

Election monitors said Thursday that voters in northern Sri Lanka were prevented from casting their ballots in an election that pits President Mahinda Rajapaksa against an ally who suddenly defected from the ruling party to run against him. #World #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Mahinda Rajapaksa #Jaffna #Sri Lankan Tamils #Mannar #Maithripala Sirisena #northern Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka: Mass grave with 80 bodies found in former LTTE bastion

Updated : Feb 26, 2014

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

Sri Lanka: Mass grave with 80 bodies found in former LTTE bastion

Eighty skeletal remains have been dug out of a mass grave in a former LTTE stronghold in Sri Lanka, fuelling speculation that the bodies are of Tamil civilians who disappeared during the war with the rebels. #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #LTTE #Sri Lankan Civil War #Sri Lankan Tamils #LTTE insurgents
Is the Congress-DMK war drawing to an end?

Updated : Jan 15, 2014

By : hidden hidden

Category : Politics

Is the Congress-DMK war drawing to an end?

With the coming UNHRC session expected to be the setting for demands for a resolution against Sri Lanka and a simultaneous whipping up of sentiments over the Tamil issue, the war between the Congress and the DMK in Tamil Nadu may be over soon. #Tamil Nadu #DMK #Congress #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #AIADMK #Sri Lankan Tamils #Tamil Nadu politics #Congress-DMK alliance