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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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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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