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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The Sri Lankan government has formally withdrawn from UNHRC Resolution 30/1.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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Sinhalese-owned cafe bans the use of Tamil language

Tuesday October 29, 2019
A Sinhalese-owned cafe in Colombo has banned the use of Tamil language within its premises.   ...
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Mothers of disappeared Tamils protest against Gotabaya's visit to Jaffna

Monday October 28, 2019
Mothers of disappeared Tamils held a vigil today condemning Gotabaya Rajapaksa's visit to Jaffna. ...
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UK's opposition leader calls for Sri Lankan troops to be withdrawn from the Tamil homeland

Thursday October 24, 2019
The United Kingdom's leader of the opposition has called for the Sri Lankan military forces to be withdrawn from the Tamil homeland.   ...
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Allegations against Shavendra Silva are 'serious and credible' - the US

Wednesday October 23, 2019
The US has said it will press ahead with its human rights agenda regardless of who wins the upcoming presidential election in Sri Lanka.   ...
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