Pictures have emerged of Brigadier Priyankara Fernando receiving a rousing welcome from the staff onboard a Sri Lankan Airlines flight.
12 Sri Lankan military personnel and 7 civilians have been injured in an explosion in Diyatalawa, Badula.
The wife of the disappeared Sinhala journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda joined the protest held in Killinochi today by the relatives of disappeared Tamils.
The International Council of Eelam Tamils (ICET) has lambasted Sri Lanka’s rulers as ‘masters of deception ruling under a facade of “good governance”‘.
The TNPF has urged the international community to refer Sri Lanka to the UN Security Council so that it is held to account for its past mass crimes.
A young Tamil man has allegedly shot himself dead in Koppaveli, Batticaloa.
The TNPF has ruled out forming a coalition with other political parties.
Several houses have been damaged in an explosion in Mullivaikal, Mullaithivu, the last bastion of the LTTE and the scene of heavy fighting in May 2009.
The TNA has lost its monopoly over Tamil politics, with the TNPF gaining roughly twenty percent of Tamil votes in Saturday’s local elections.
British Eelam Tamils took to the streets on Friday, demanding the expulsion of the Sri Lankan defence attache who threatened to decapitate them.