Kurdish jurist urges Tamils to work towards referring Sri Lanka to the ICC
A Kurdish jurist based in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq has urged Tamils to work towards referring Sri Lanka to the International Criminal Court (ICC).
‘Will not rest until perpetrators of genocide are brought to justice’ – Sir Ed Davey
A former UK cabinet minister has urged the UK government to ensure that the UN process does not hide the genocide perpetrated by the Sri Lankan state.
Tamils optimistic of international justice for genocide – Wigneswaran
The Chief Minister of Northern Tamil Eelam has said Tamils remain optimistic that the international community will serve them justice for genocide.
Genocide of 146,679 Tamils commemorated in Tamil Eelam
The genocide of 146,679 Tamils by the Sri Lankan state was commemorated across Tamil Eelam on Friday.
Dangerous to deny Tamils the right to self-determination – Jeremy Corbyn
The Leader of Her Majesty’s Official Opposition has warned Sri Lanka that denying Tamils the right to self-determination would be dangerous.
UK Labour Party to commemorate Mullivaikal with special event in Parliament
The UK Labour Party is to hold a commemoration event at the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday to pay tribute to the victims of Tamil genocide. In a statement released on Tuesday, Tamils for Labour said:
OMP in danger of becoming the office for issuing death certificates – TNA
The TNA has urged the Sri Lankan government to ensure the Office of Missing Persons (OMP) does not become an office for issuing death certificates.
‘I have succeeded in stopping anyone from being tried for war crimes’ – Sirisena
The Sri Lankan President has claimed that he has successfully thwarted attempts to prosecute military personnel on war crimes charges.
Man shot dead in Trincomalee
A Sinhalese man has been shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Trincomalee.
Large gathering at former LTTE fighter’s funeral
A large number people attended the funeral of the former LTTE cadre Chandrasekaram Pradeepan, held at Muthaiyankaddu, Mullaithivu.
Forest fire close to Keppapulavu army camp
A forest fire close to the Sri Lankan military camp in Keppapulavu, Mullaithivu, has resulted in twenty-five acres of teak groves being burnt down.
Mullaithivu: fifteen years old boy missing
A fifteen years old boy from Suthanthirapuram, Mullaithivu, has been reported missing by his family.
Centuries-old Hindu temple demolished by the Sri Lankan military
The Sri Lankan military has demolished a centuries-old Hindu temple in Katsilaimadu, Mullaithivu, the owner of the site of the temple has alleged.
British Tamils urge Sirisena to go home
A large number of British Tamils took to the streets of London today, urging the visiting Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena to return home.