Residents of Jaffna held a rally today calling for an immediate clamp down on criminal activities in the peninsula.
Protesters marched from Jaffna city bus station to the District Secretariat, chanting slogans accusing the Sri Lankan government and its police force for an increase in criminality.
At the end of the protest, a petition was handed over to the Additional District Secretary Muraleetharan.
The Sri Lankan navy recently occupied 4 kilometres of Kankesanthurai shore, turning it into a high security zone.
Continue reading Land grab continues unabated – 4 kilometres of KKS shore turned into HSZ
Forty people were injured in an accident that occurred in Mallavi, Mullaithivu district.
Continue reading Major accident in Mullaithivu – 40 injured
The Former Indian Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss has called for an international judicial probe into genocide of Tamils.
Continue reading Former Indian health minister calls for international judicial probe
The US resolution tabled at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) reflects its national interests, the Northern Provincial Councillor (NPC) Ananthi Sasitharan has lamented.
Continue reading US resolution reflects its national interests, Tamils disillusioned with the UN – Ananthi Sasitharan
The Tamil National People’s Front (TNPF) today reiterated its repeated calls for an international criminal probe into genocide of Tamils.
Continue reading TNPF reiterates call for international criminal investigation
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.
Continue reading Lobby group for Obama lambasts Sirisena
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’.
Continue reading ‘I like to hug my father’ – children of Tamil political prisoners demonstrate in Jaffna
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.
Continue reading SL court imposes 300 years jail sentence on 2 Tamils