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Media Repression and Tamils in Sri Lanka #mustread

ASIA & THE PACIFIC, 14 October 2013 by Daniel Kitts, TV Ontario – TRANSCEND Media Service 11 Oct 2013 – We recently interviewed Sri Lankan journalist Sanjana Hattotuwa from the organization Groundviews on the many questions surrounding press freedom in Sri Lanka. This week,… Continue Reading →

Sri Lanka’s record on rights makes it unfit to lead Commonwealth

Commonwealth is making a major mistake in holding its heads of government meeting (CHOGM) in Sri Lanka (Report, 9 October), when that country is in serious breach of the values set out in the Commonwealth charter, and has even failed to comply… Continue Reading →

Sri Lanka- Remembering Black July

    Today marks the start of the thirtieth anniversary of the events of Black July: the tragic anti-Tamil riots which left many thousands of Sri Lankan Tamils dead, and many many more homeless. For many in the Tamil community… Continue Reading →

Madars HC – Lankan woman seeks Rs 20 lakh for illegal detention #Vaw

TNN Apr 29, 2013, 05.38AM IST CHENNAI: A Sri Lankan Tamil woman, claiming that her Chennai-based husband had illegally admitted her in a private asylum at Urappakkam here and kept her confined there for 20 months, moved the Madras high court… Continue Reading →

Vedanta- Social Media Campaign ‘ Khushi’ – Faking Happiness #CSR

Kamayani Bali Mahabal- April 17,2013  for Faking Happiness Campaign Vedanta Resources plc is a London listed FTSE100 company which has brought death and destruction to thousands. 63% of it is owned by billionaire Anil Agarwal and his family through companies… Continue Reading →

Haunted By Her Yesterdays: Women Fighters of LTTE #Vaw #Video #mustwatch

This documentary tells a story of silent agony, trapped screams and repressed mourning. A story of women forced to deny their identity — who are trapped in between a government which sees them as “Tigers,” and a society whose norms… Continue Reading →

BREAKING NEWS- Anti-Sterlite Protestors Arrested en Mass in Thoothukudi

    Update 12 noon:MARCH 28, 2013  Reported by Nityanand Jayaraman Speaking on phone from Chandra Mahal (a wedding hall) where more than 200 people are detained by the police, Fatima Babu — one of several organisers of the protest —… Continue Reading →

Status of #Death Penalty Worldwide #mustshare

  March 12, 2013 ,http://www.srai.org   According to Amnesty International, 140 countries have abolished the death penalty. In 2012, only one country, Latvia, abolished the death penalty for all crimes. In 2011, 21 countries around the world were known to… Continue Reading →

Tamil Nadu Police forcibly took away the fasting students #WTFnews

Chennai 11 Mar 2013, http://www.theweekendleader.com/ Posted 11-Mar-2013 Vol 4 Issue 10 The following piece is an eyewitness account of the midnight action of Tamil Nadu police, who forcibly entered a private property at Koyambedu in Chennai, and took away eight… Continue Reading →

Kudankulam power output to start by April-end

Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd (NPCIL) has denied allegation by a Sri Lankan interest group that the Kudankulam plant in Tamil Nadu was leaking radiation, and said the phase 1 of the project would be ready soon and power… Continue Reading →

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