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Lock-down Sri Lankan military officer diagnosed with the coronavirus

Tuesday March 17, 2020
An army officer who supervised the detention of foreign tourists has been diagnosed with the coronavirus, the Sri Lankan military has said.  
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Sri Lankan army to lock up tourists in internment camps for 14 days

Tuesday March 10, 2020
The Sri Lankan government has tasked its military the process of locking-up tourists arriving from Coronavirus-hit countries for fourteen days.  
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Are India and the West Coming to Terms with the Changing Reality?

Saturday March 07, 2020
By Dr A.R.Sriskanda Rajah  
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TNA leaders clash as general election called in Sri Lanka

Tuesday March 03, 2020
TNA leaders Sumanthiran and Saravanapavan have clashed over the allocation of party resources, political sources in Jaffna said.  
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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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EU diplomats' meeting with Gotabaya Rajapaksa fails to break ice

Tuesday January 07, 2020
The Sri Lankan President has flatly rejected the request of EU diplomats to grant police powers to provincial authorities in the Tamil speaking areas. ...
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Rajapaksa regime to ditch legislation on enforced disappearances?

Tuesday January 07, 2020
Speculation is rife in Colombo's political circles that the Rajapaksa regime is considering repealing legislation on enforced disappearances.   ...
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Is the West heading for a showdown with Sri Lanka?

Friday December 27, 2019
By Dr A.R.Sriskanda Rajah   ...
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Rajapaksa regime reverts to Sinhala-only national anthem; Tamil version ditched

Tuesday December 24, 2019
The Sri Lankan government has announced that the country's national anthem would be sung only in the Sinhala language on Independence Day.   ...
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