The Sri Lankan navy recently occupied 4 kilometres of Kankesanthurai shore, turning it into a high security zone.
Forty people were injured in an accident that occurred in Mallavi, Mullaithivu district.
The Former Indian Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss has called for an international judicial probe into genocide of Tamils.
The US resolution tabled at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) reflects its national interests, the Northern Provincial Councillor (NPC) Ananthi Sasitharan has lamented.
The Tamil National People’s Front (TNPF) today reiterated its repeated calls for an international criminal probe into genocide of Tamils.
Tamils for Obama, a US-based lobby group that successfully campaigned for the US President Barack Obama’s election victory in 2008 and 2012, has asked the UN not to allow the Sri Lankan President Maithiripala Sirisena to speak at the UN General Assembly.
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Hussein has reiterated the need to create a hybrid special court.
Children of Tamil political prisoners staged a demonstration in Jaffna today urging for the release of their fathers, holding placards with handwritten slogans such as ‘I like to hug my father’, ‘I like to kiss my father’ and ‘Please release our father’.
A Sri Lankan court today imposed 300 years jail sentence on two Tamils, after finding them guilty of attempting to assassinate the former Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunga.
A rally was held today in Vavuniya calling for an end to violence against women and children.