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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The Sri Lankan government has formally withdrawn from UNHRC Resolution 30/1.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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Tamil political prisoner found innocent after being jailed for 13 years

Friday December 20, 2019
A Tamil political prisoner jailed for 13 years on charges of involvement in an assassination attempt on Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has been acquitted by the Court.   ...
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Kurdish scholar calls for the exclusion of Sri Lankan diplomats from genocide conferences

Friday December 20, 2019
A prominent Kurdish scholar from Iraqi Kurdistan has called for Sri Lankan diplomats to be excluded from Kurdish genocide conferences.   ...
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Rajapaksa regime begins political witch-hunt; former minister jailed

Wednesday December 18, 2019
A former Sri Lankan cabinet minister and a close ally of the former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has been arrested in connection with a road accident that happened in 2016.   ...
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Rule of law is at stake in Sri Lanka - Switzerland

Tuesday December 17, 2019
The Swiss Embassy in Colombo has slammed the Sri Lankan authorities for arresting and remanding their local employee for complaining that she was abducted by a government-led white van squad. ...
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