Day: 18 August 2018

Global Tamil Forum welcomes the appointment of Michelle Bachelet as the UN Human Rights High Commissioner

18 Aug 2018, London Global Tamil Forum welcomes the appointment of Michelle Bachelet as the UN Human Rights High Commissioner The Global Tamil Forum (GTF) would like to congratulate former President of Chile, Michelle Bachelet, on her appointment as the seventh UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. We also express our appreciation to the UN …

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No need to downsize military Sarath Fonseka

Military strength should be maintained above 150,000 Country’s military needed to face not only internal threat but also external threat PM should be next candidate There are corrupt Police officers harassing my people No point in complaining to Law and Order Minister Just because these people are doing political work for us, the Police are …

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Rajapaksa shielded the perpetrators. The CID is right in having questioned him.

The CID has questioned former President Mahinda Rajapaksa on the abduction of the then Associate Editor of The Nation newspaper Keith Noyahr, in May 2008. That incident should have been probed and punishment meted out to the perpetrators a long time ago. Strangely, the present government, too, failed to do so in spite of its …

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Sri Lanka Becoming A Regional Hub For The Heroin Trade?

On July 8, in the most recent instance of a growing number of drug hauls, the police confiscated a cache of heroin worth over 1.2 billion rupees during a raid conducted in Kalubowila and Battaramulla. This is reportedly the largest stock of heroin seized by the authorities on Sri Lankan soil.  Earlier this year, in April, the …

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