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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The Sri Lankan government has formally withdrawn from UNHRC Resolution 30/1.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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TNA secures 16 seats

Tuesday August 18, 2015
The Tamil National Alliance has secured 16 seats in the concluded general election. 5 of these were in Jaffna, 4 in Vanni, 1 in Trincomalee, 3 in Batticaloa and 1 in Amparai. ...
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TNPF pays tribute to Thiyagi Thileepan before voting

Monday August 17, 2015
The Tamil National People's Front (TNPF) paid tribute to Thiyagi Thileepan before casting their votes in today's general election. Members of the TNPF visited Thileepan's memorial, destroyed b ...
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Britain reiterates calls for an independent, credible mechanism of international standard

Sunday August 16, 2015
The British government has reiterated its calls for an independent, credible mechanism of international standard to address Sri Lanka’s violations of international humanitarian law. Speaking to ...
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Grenade attack on TNA's Jaffna office

Sunday August 16, 2015
Tamil National Alliance's office at Martin Road, Jaffna, has come under grenade attack. The attack took place on Saturday at 11:45 p.m. No one was injured in the incident. ...
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