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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The Sri Lankan government has formally withdrawn from UNHRC Resolution 30/1.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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Mahinda forms minority government; sworn in as prime minister

Thursday November 21, 2019
The former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has been sworn in as prime minister.   ...
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Sinhalese can rule without the support of 'minorities' - Gnanasara Thero

Tuesday November 19, 2019
The leader of the extremist group Bodhu Bala Sena (BBS) has announced that as the Sinhalese now have a strong leader, he will dismantle his organisation after the general election.   ...
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Tamils of Indian origin attacked by the Sri Lankan president's supporters

Monday November 18, 2019
Tamils of Indian origin living in Yattiantotte, Kegalle district, have been attacked by supporters of the Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.   ...
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Gotabaya Rajapaksa sworn in as president amidst Tamil - Muslim boycott

Monday November 18, 2019
Mr Gotabaya Rajapaksa has been sworn in as the seventh executive president of Sri Lanka today, amidst boycott by Tamils and Muslims.   ...
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