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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The Sri Lankan government has formally withdrawn from UNHRC Resolution 30/1.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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Germany exercises universal jurisdiction; convicts a Tamil for his alleged role in Kadirgamar's assassination

Tuesday January 21, 2020
A German court has sentenced a Tamil man to six years and ten months in prison for his alleged role in the assassination of the former Sri Lankan  Foreign Minister Lakshman Kadirgamar in 2005. ...
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High ranking diplomats of four greats powers in Sri Lanka

Tuesday January 14, 2020
High ranking diplomats of four great powers are currently in Sri Lanka, heightening speculation that the island may once again become the centre of power rivalry between global powers. ...
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LTTE, PKK remain in EU's renewed list of terrorist organisations

Tuesday January 14, 2020
The EU has included the LTTE and the PKK in its renewed list of so-called terrorist organisations.   ...
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The West’s chickens that never hatch!

Monday January 13, 2020
By Dr A.R.Sriskanda Rajah   ...
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