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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The Sri Lankan government has formally withdrawn from UNHRC Resolution 30/1.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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Accident in Jaffna - 2 killed

Sunday August 16, 2015
Two people were killed and five injured in an accident today in Kodikamam, Jaffna. The tragedy took place on the A9 highway at 3:00 a.m. ...
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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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