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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The Sri Lankan government has formally withdrawn from UNHRC Resolution 30/1.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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Rajapaksa regime resumes detention of Tamils under terrorism laws

Tuesday December 10, 2019
The Sri Lankan government has arrested and detained four Tamils in Trincomalee district under the draconian Prevention of Terrorism Act 1978.   ...
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British court convicts Sri Lankan general of public order offence

Friday December 06, 2019
A senior Sri Lankan general has been convicted by a British court of committing a criminal offence under Section 4A of the Public Order Act 1986.   ...
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Muslim man arrested on charges of planning to assassinate the Sri Lankan president

Wednesday December 04, 2019
A Muslim man has been arrested by the Sri Lankan police on charges of planning to assassinate President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.   ...
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LTTE is not a criminal organisation - Switzerland's Federal Supreme Court

Tuesday December 03, 2019
Switzerland's top court has made a landmark ruling that the LTTE is not a criminal organisation.    ...
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