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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The Sri Lankan government has formally withdrawn from UNHRC Resolution 30/1.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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Sajith's defeat will legitimise the Tamil call for statehood - Sampanthan

Thursday November 14, 2019
The leader of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has warned that Sajith Premadasa's defeat in the presidential election will legitimise the Tamil call for the creation of an independent statehood. ...
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UNP government's bona fides questioned as white van driver makes startling revelations

Tuesday November 12, 2019
The bona fides of the UNP government in organising a press conference for a white van driver on the heels of the presidential election have been questioned by human rights activists.   ...
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Sinhalese man sentenced to eight years in prison for purporting to hijack a plane

Friday November 08, 2019
An Australian Court of Appeal has reduced the prison sentence of a Sinhalese man who purported to hijack a passenger airplane.   ...
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Sri Lankan government releases a stamp depicting Tamils as demons

Monday November 04, 2019
The Sri Lankan government has published a postal stamp depicting the Tamils as demons.   ...
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