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‘Probe sexual violence against Tamils in Sri Lanka’ #Vaw

NEW DELHI, February 22, 2013 J. Balaji, The Hindu The Hindu File photo of Brad Adams, Asia Director, Human Rights Watch Human Rights Watch’s report to be released on Monday The Human Rights Watch (HRW), a global human rights organisation, has sought… Continue Reading →

Supreme Court refuses to ban training of Sri Lankan defence personnel

  PTI | Oct 8, 2012, 12.12PM IST NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today refused to restrain the Centre from training Sri Lankan armed forces saying it is a policy matter of the government and it cannot interfere with it. A bench… Continue Reading →

The KOODANKULAM EXPOSÉ- and the Right to Know

This week’s front-page lead story tells us everything we need to know about the premium value of Right to Information in any democracy. Indian advocacy groups making use of new Right to Information laws have unearthed an evaluation report which… Continue Reading →

India’s nuclear radiation threat to Sri Lanka

June 6, 2012, 8:44 pm by David Soysa “God is so far away, and US is so near”. So goes a popular Mexican saying which is equally applicable to Sri Lanka’s plight, being so close to India. Although Sri Lanka… Continue Reading →

At Home with Violence: Ethnic LIfe in Colombo by Sharika Thiranagama

  Colombo, where every anti-Tamil riot in Sri Lanka has begun, is, at the same time, a city of many Tamil-speaking (and other) minorities. This paper takes Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka and the urban heart of Sri Lanka… Continue Reading →

JOINT STATEMENT of Srilankan Human Rights Defenders

Dear Friends,   Greetings from HRDA!   We would like to share with you the Joint Statement of three Sri Lankan human rights defenders Messrs. Sunila Abeysekara, Nimalka Fernando and Dr. Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu, who have come most under attack by… Continue Reading →

Sri Lanka: A child is summarily executed

Footage of atrocity committed at the end of the government’s war with the Tamil Tigers is revealed Callum Macrae It is a chilling piece of footage that represents yet another blow for the beleaguered Sri Lankan government in its attempts… Continue Reading →

Mr. Minister, my name is Sunanda Deshapriya. I am not a terrorist.

5 Feb, 2012,  Sunanda Deshapriya       An Open Letter to Srilankan Minister Keheliya Rambukwella Mr. Minister, I don’t know whether you have seen the film called ‘my name is Khan. In it, the main character played by popular… Continue Reading →

Sri Lanka: No Progress on Justice | Human Rights Watch

A member of the Free Media Association shouts slogans in front of an image of missing cartoonist and columnist Prageeth Eknaligoda during a protest in Colombo June 8, 2011. The protest was held to mark 500 days since the disappearance… Continue Reading →

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