A 55 years old Tamil woman died of electric shock in Adampankulam, Vavuniya on Friday.
The draft US resolution to be submitted to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has called for the UN recommendations to be implemented.
Remaining silent on the hybrid special court recommended by the UN, the US today reiterated its support for Sri Lanka’s domestic inquiry mechanism.
Tamil National Alliance’s (TNA) pro-Sri Lankan parliamentarian M.A.Sumanthiran has called the genocide resolution passed by Northern Provincial Council (NPC) an act of foolishness, the Tamil website Tamilnet has reported.
The former Sri Lankan Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa has claimed that the UN report has been written to appease the Tamil Diaspora.
The Liberal Party of Canada has announced that Canada would fulfill its international obligations by imposing ‘travel ban against those who might have been part of the chain of command within the Sri Lankan armed forces.’
The Indian Union Minister of State for Shipping Pon. Radakrishnan has stated the perpetrators of war crimes and crimes against humanity during the Eelam War should be punished.
The Tamil National Alliance’s parliamentarian M.A.Sumanthiran has indicted the Tamil nation of committing unspeakable crimes/atrocities.
The Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has claimed that regime change had made the UN report 1000 times milder, the Colombo-based Sinhala owned newspaper Daily Mirror has reported.
International Crisis Group (ICG) has called for any ‘senior LTTE leaders who may be overseas’ to be prosecuted so that the Sinhalese can be appeased.