Robert O’ Blake, the former US Ambassador to Colombo, had warned that there will be genocide if Sri Lanka went ahead to eliminate the LTTE, the country’s former foreign minister has revealed.
The chief minister of Northern Tamil Eelam has lamented that the Sri Lankan government is paying no attention to the protests of Tamils on various issues.
Ignoring the Tamil call for immediate international action, the UNHRC has given another two years for Sri Lanka to implement Resolution 30/1.
An attack outside the Houses of Parliament has left 3 people dead and 20 injured.
As the UNHRC braces to give another two-year extension to Sri Lanka, Tamils have held demonstrations across Tamil Eelam against such an extension.
The veteran Irish freedom fighter Martin McGuinness died on Tuesday, after being diagnosed two months ago with a rare genetic disease.
John Tory, the Mayor of Toronto, Canada, visited Mullivaikal, Mullaithivu, on Sunday and paid tribute to the victims of Tamil genocide.
Rallies and vigils were held on Thursday in Jaffna and Mannar demanding probes by international judges on crimes perpetrated by the state.
The Northern Provincial Council (NPC) has urged the international community to ensure that international judges, prosecutors and investigators are included in any accountability mechanism.
Two IDPs from Kepapulavu, whose lands are still under the occupation of the Sri Lankan military, have launched an indefinite hunger strike.