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UNP government's bona fides questioned as white van driver makes startling revelations

Tuesday November 12, 2019
The bona fides of the UNP government in organising a press conference for a white van driver on the heels of the presidential election have been questioned by human rights activists.  
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Sinhalese man sentenced to eight years in prison for purporting to hijack a plane

Friday November 08, 2019
An Australian Court of Appeal has reduced the prison sentence of a Sinhalese man who purported to hijack a passenger airplane.  
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Sri Lankan government releases a stamp depicting Tamils as demons

Monday November 04, 2019
The Sri Lankan government has published a postal stamp depicting the Tamils as demons.  
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Sinhalese-owned cafe bans the use of Tamil language

Tuesday October 29, 2019
A Sinhalese-owned cafe in Colombo has banned the use of Tamil language within its premises.  
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Mothers of disappeared Tamils protest against Gotabaya's visit to Jaffna

Monday October 28, 2019
Mothers of disappeared Tamils held a vigil today condemning Gotabaya Rajapaksa's visit to Jaffna.
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Family man shot dead in Batticaloa

Saturday August 15, 2015
A family man was shot dead by an unidentified gunman today in Batticaloa district. The incident took place at 12:15pm close to the Huthab Mosque in O'ddamavadi. The victim was identified as Moh ...
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Six Eelam Tamils arrested in West Bengal

Saturday August 15, 2015
Six Eelam Tamils were arrested in West Bengal, India, on Friday. They were arrested during an operation carried out by the Special Task Force of West Bengal Police in central Kolkota. Police cl ...
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Malaysia arrests and deports a Tamil national to Sri Lanka

Friday August 14, 2015
Malaysian authorities have arrested and deported a Tamil national to Sri Lanka. The 37 years old male was arrested on 7 August and deported today under Section 15 (1) of the Immigration Act 1959 ...
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Tamils commemorate Chencholai Massacre

Friday August 14, 2015
Tamils all over the world are commemorating the ninth anniversary of Chencholai massacre. On 14 August 2006, the Sri Lankan Air Force carried out a series of airstrikes on Chencholai Children Home ...
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