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Provincial councils' police and land powers to be scrapped

Saturday August 15, 2020
The Sri Lankan government has announced that it will use its two-third majority in the parliament to scrap police and land powers granted to provincial councils pursuant to the thirteenth amendment...
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TNPF wins another seat on national list

Friday August 07, 2020
The TNPF has won another seat on the national list, the Sri Lankan election commission has said.  
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Gajendrakumar Ponnampalam elected to parliament

Thursday August 06, 2020
The leader of Tamil National People's Front (TNPF) has been elected to the parliament.   Mr Gajendrakumar Ponnampalam was previously elected to the parliament in 2001 and 2004.
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Easter terror suicide bomber's widow was an Indian mole

Saturday July 25, 2020
The widow of an Easter terror Jihadi suicide bomber was an operative of Indian intelligence services, the Daily Mirror, has reported.   The following is the full report:
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Sri Lankan security forces lay siege to TNPF's Jaffna office

Monday July 06, 2020
The Sri Lankan security forces laid siege to the TNPF office in Jaffna on Sunday, claiming they had received information the party was making preparations to commemorate Black Tigers' Day.
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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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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The Sri Lankan government has formally withdrawn from UNHRC Resolution 30/1.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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