Land release, an integral aspect of a political settlement – Wigneswaran
A political settlement cannot be found without the release of Tamil land occupied by the Sri Lankan military, the Northern Chief Minister has claimed.
Road to honour the Tamil community opened in Canada
A road has been opened in Markham to honour the Tamil community in Canada.
Jaffna Fort: mass graves uncovered
Archaeologists engaged in excavation work at Jaffna Fort have uncovered mass graves of Tamils believed to have been killed by the Sri Lankan military.
Jaffna taxpayers forced to pay Sri Lankan navy’s electricity bill
Valigamam West Municipal Council has been forced to pay the Sri Lankan navy’s electricity bill for the past 15 years, a local councillor has revealed.
Northern Tamils live with a pro-LTTE mindset – Sri Lankan minister
Sri Lanka’s deputy minister of law and order has accused Tamils in the North to be living with a pro-LTTE mindset.
Sri Lankan minister exposes torture of children in police custody
Sri Lanka’s Wildlife Minister Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka has accused the state’s police forces of torturing children arrested for criminal offences.
23 years on, no justice for Navali massacre
A memorial was held at St. Peter’s Church in Navali, Jaffna, yesterday to pay tribute to 153 Tamils killed in Sri Lanka’s targeted air raid 23 years ago.
Jaffna Fort: Sri Lankan army begins construction of military complex
The Sri Lankan army has begun constructing a military complex at the seventeenth century Jaffna Fort.
Tamil member of Colombo Municipal Council shot dead
A Tamil member of Colombo Municipal Council has been shot dead today.
Vigil held condemning the re-militarisation of Jaffna Fort
A vigil was held on Sunday condemning the Sri Lankan government’s attempts to re-militarise the historic Jaffna Fort.
Vijayakala forced out!
Mrs Vijayakala Maheswaran has resigned from the Sri Lankan government, after controversy over her calls for the resurgence of the LTTE.
Don’t take positive image for granted – outgoing US envoy warns Sri Lanka
The outgoing US ambassador has warned Sri Lanka that the ‘positive image’ it enjoys ‘in the international stage should not be taken for granted’.
Statue of medieval Tamil prince unveiled
The statue of Prince Akkarasan, the ruler of one of the medieval principalities of the Vanni Region in the thirteenth century was unveiled today.
Black Tigers’ Day observed at the site of first Black Tiger raid
Black Tigers’ Day was observed today in Nelliyadi, Jaffna, the site of first Black Tiger raid on the Sri Lankan army.