‘There will be genocide in the country’ – US warned Sri Lanka
Robert O’ Blake, the former US Ambassador to Colombo, had warned that there will be genocide if Sri Lanka went ahead to eliminate the LTTE, the country’s former foreign minister has revealed.
Government pays no attention to Tamil protests – Wigneswaran
The chief minister of Northern Tamil Eelam has lamented that the Sri Lankan government is paying no attention to the protests of Tamils on various issues.
UNHRC ignores Tamils, gives two-year extension to Sri Lanka
Ignoring the Tamil call for immediate international action, the UNHRC has given another two years for Sri Lanka to implement Resolution 30/1.
Terrorist targets the UK Parliament – 3 dead, 20 injured
An attack outside the Houses of Parliament has left 3 people dead and 20 injured.
Tamils urge for tough action on Sri Lanka
As the UNHRC braces to give another two-year extension to Sri Lanka, Tamils have held demonstrations across Tamil Eelam against such an extension.
Irish freedom fighter Martin McGuinness no more
The veteran Irish freedom fighter Martin McGuinness died on Tuesday, after being diagnosed two months ago with a rare genetic disease.
Toronto Mayor pays tribute to victims of Mullivaikal genocide
John Tory, the Mayor of Toronto, Canada, visited Mullivaikal, Mullaithivu, on Sunday and paid tribute to the victims of Tamil genocide.
Tamils rally demanding probes by international judges
Rallies and vigils were held on Thursday in Jaffna and Mannar demanding probes by international judges on crimes perpetrated by the state.
NPC reiterates Tamil call for international judges, demands UN-mediated political settlement
The Northern Provincial Council (NPC) has urged the international community to ensure that international judges, prosecutors and investigators are included in any accountability mechanism.
Two IDPs from Kepapulavu launch hunger strike
Two IDPs from Kepapulavu, whose lands are still under the occupation of the Sri Lankan military, have launched an indefinite hunger strike.
Valikamam IDPs warn of indefinite protests
The IDPs from five villages in Valikamam North, Jaffna, have warned of indefinite protests, unless their lands are released within a month.
Tamil father and daughter returning from France arrested
A Tamil father and daughter returning from France have been arrested by Sri Lanka’s counter-terrorism police at Bandaranaike International Airport.
Relatives of murdered students demand international justice
Relatives of two students murdered by the Sri Lankan police staged a demonstration on Wednesday demanding international justice.
‘Proscribe Sri Lanka as an enemy state’ – May 17 Movement
The May 17 Movement has urged the Indian government to proscribe Sri Lanka as an enemy state.