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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The Sri Lankan government has formally withdrawn from UNHRC Resolution 30/1.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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SLFP to form a national government with the UNP

Thursday August 20, 2015
The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) has decided to form a national government with the United National Party (UNP). The decision in this regard was made today during the SLFP's central committee ...
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Rajapaksa to continue in politics

Wednesday August 19, 2015
The former Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa has announced that he will continue to engage in politics, despite losing the general election. In a statement released today, Rajapaksa claimed ...
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Mavai Senathirajah: 'TNA will not be accepting ministerial portfolios'

Wednesday August 19, 2015
TNA will not be accepting any ministerial portfolios in the new government, a senior leader of the party has announced. Speaking to reporters in Jaffna yesterday, Mavai Senathirajah, TNA's MP fo ...
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Mahinda Rajapaksa routed

Tuesday August 18, 2015
The former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa failed to secure enough seats in the general election to become the country's next prime minister. The United People Freedom Alliance, of which ...
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