May 2018

Minority parties also want say in new govt. agreement

1st May 2018 // 0 Comments

The minority parties have requested from the government to include them too in the agreement to be signed for the consensus government between the two main parties for the next 18 months, government sources said. It is reported that a number of minority parties which represent the United National Front (UNF) have made such requests. Several parties such as Sri Lanka Muslim Congress led by Rauf Hakeem, All Ceylon Makkal Congress of Rishard Badudeen and the Tamil Progressive Alliance have reportedly made such requests during the last general election, the Democratic People’s Front under the leadership of Mano Ganesan, National Workers Congress of P.Digambaran and Up Country People’s Front of Radha Krishanan contested under the United National Front. A new agreement between the United National […]

Abduction and disappearance of 11 Tamil youth – Navy personnel, had carried out the abductions to extort money.

1st May 2018 // 0 Comments

CID: A Navy chief helped wanted officer leave the country.  TNA Jaffna District MP, Nadarajah Raviraj was killed by Navy * Wartime disappearances By Shamindra Ferdinando A high-profile CID investigation into the alleged abduction and disappearance of 11 Tamil youth, by the Navy, during the previous administration, mostly in 2008, has taken a dramatic turn with former Navy Commander and the incumbent Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Ravi Wijegunaratne being accused of having helped an officer, wanted in connection with the probe, flee the country. The majority of abductions were allegedly carried out in Colombo and its suburbs. The on-gong CID probe has come under the scrutiny of the Geneva-based United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). The CID identified the wanted person, who had escaped allegedly […]

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