Sri Lankan Airlines proud of throat slitting military attache
Pictures have emerged of Brigadier Priyankara Fernando receiving a rousing welcome from the staff onboard a Sri Lankan Airlines flight.
Explosion in Badula – 12 military personnel, 7 civilians injured
12 Sri Lankan military personnel and 7 civilians have been injured in an explosion in Diyatalawa, Badula.
Disappeared Sinhala journalist’s wife joins Killinochi protesters
The wife of the disappeared Sinhala journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda joined the protest held in Killinochi today by the relatives of disappeared Tamils.
‘Masters of deception ruling under a facade of “good governance”‘ – ICET lambasts the Sri Lankan government
The International Council of Eelam Tamils (ICET) has lambasted Sri Lanka’s rulers as ‘masters of deception ruling under a facade of “good governance”‘.
Refer Sri Lanka to the UN Security Council – TNPF
The TNPF has urged the international community to refer Sri Lanka to the UN Security Council so that it is held to account for its past mass crimes.
Young Tamil man allegedly shoots himself dead
A young Tamil man has allegedly shot himself dead in Koppaveli, Batticaloa.
No coalition with political parties – TNPF
The TNPF has ruled out forming a coalition with other political parties.
Explosion in Mullivaikal – houses damaged
Several houses have been damaged in an explosion in Mullivaikal, Mullaithivu, the last bastion of the LTTE and the scene of heavy fighting in May 2009.
TNA loses its monopoly over Tamil politics
The TNA has lost its monopoly over Tamil politics, with the TNPF gaining roughly twenty percent of Tamil votes in Saturday’s local elections.
British Tamils march through London – demand the expulsion of Sri Lanka’s defence attache
British Eelam Tamils took to the streets on Friday, demanding the expulsion of the Sri Lankan defence attache who threatened to decapitate them.
Expel Sri Lanka’s Defence Attache – Sir Ed Davey to the UK government
Sir Ed Davey MP has urged the British government to expel Sri Lanka’s Defence Attache who gestured to decapitate British Eelam Tamils.
Sri Lankan president intervenes: ‘throat slitting’ military attache resumes duties in the UK
The Sri Lankan president has reversed the suspension order issued on the military attache who threatened to decapitate British Eelam Tamils.
Labour MPs call for expulsion of Sri Lanka’s Defence Attaché from the UK following ‘throat-cutting gestures’
Joan Ryan MP and Siobhain McDonagh MP have called on the Foreign Secretary to “withdraw Brigadier Priyanka Fernando’s diplomatic papers and expel him” from the UK, after he was filmed making ‘throat-cutting gestures’ to Tamils protesting outside the Sri Lankan High Commission in London, on Sunday 4 February.
Sri Lankan military officer threatens to decapitate British Eelam Tamils
A Sri Lankan military officer has been caught on camera threatening to decapitate British Eelam Tamils.