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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights says Sri Lankan domestic mechanisms a failure

Thursday February 27, 2020
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has rejected Sri Lanka's pledge to establish another commission of inquiry, stating Sri Lanka's domestic accountability mechanisms are failures.
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Sri Lanka formally withdraws from UNHRC Resolution 30/1

Wednesday February 26, 2020
The Sri Lankan government has formally withdrawn from UNHRC Resolution 30/1.  
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Jaffna enveloped by fear as Sri Lankan paramilitaries arrest 41 Tamil men

Tuesday February 25, 2020
Commandos of the Sri Lankan Special Task Force (STF) have arrested 41 Tamils in Jaffna today.  
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Has Another Great Power Game Begun in Sri Lanka?

Tuesday February 18, 2020
By Dr A.R.Sriskanda Rajah  
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With love from America: the US slaps down travel ban on Sri Lankan military commander

Friday February 14, 2020
As Sri Lankans celebrated Valentine's Day, the US slapped down a travel ban on the country's army commander, Lt. General Shavendra Silva.  
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Wigneswaran's rally fails to draw crowds

Tuesday September 17, 2019
A rally organised in Jaffna on Monday by the former Northern chief minister has ended in failure as only a few hundred Tamils attended it.   ...
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West wakes up at the UNHRC as elections loom in Sri Lanka

Wednesday September 11, 2019
  As elections loom with the prospect of the pro-Chinese Rajapaksas coming to power, the West has waken up to the reality at the UNHRC.   ...
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Tributes pour in for Ram Jethmalani

Tuesday September 10, 2019
Tamil activists across the world are mourning the death of Ram Jethmalani, the veteran Indian lawyer who long supported Tamils.   ...
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Graduate unemployment rate all-time high in Northern Tamil Eelam

Wednesday September 04, 2019
Unemployed graduates held a vigil in Jaffna today, demanding the Northern Provincial Council to facilitate job opportunities for them.   ...
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