GTF News Update – 10th June 2014

 –NEWS– 

gtfCOLOMBO GAZETTE  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

US, UK urge Lanka to support probe

<http://colombogazette.com/2014/06/10/us-uk-urge-lanka-to-support-probe/>

 

CEYLON TODAY  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

Silvia Cartwright on UNHRC Probe Panel

<http://www.ceylontoday.lk/16-65982-news-detail-silvia-cartwright-on-unhrc-probe-panel.html>

 

THE ISLAND  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

Sexual violence in conflict: GL explains why SL won’t attend London conference

<http://www.island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=104836>

 

DAILY FT  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

Visit of Pope Francis confirmed

<http://www.ft.lk/2014/06/10/visit-of-pope-francis-confirmed/>

 

THE ISLAND  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

PSC, an utter waste of time; implement 13A, says UNP

<http://www.island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=104840>

 

TAMIL GUARDIAN

Political solution acceptable to Tamils needed to stop genocide agree Conservative MPs

<http://www.tamilguardian.com/article.asp?articleid=11180>

 

COLOMBO GAZETTE  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

LTTE massacre among complaints

<http://colombogazette.com/2014/06/09/ltte-massacre-among-complaints/>

–OP-EDS/OPINION/INTERVIEWS–

HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH

Global Summit Spotlights Rape in War

<http://www.hrw.org/node/126214>

COMMONWEALTH SECRETATIAT

Commonwealth Secretary-General calls for decisive action by member states on violence against women

<http://thecommonwealth.org/media/news/commonwealth-secretary-general-calls-decisive-action-member-states-violence-against-women#sthash.TMtn3oeK.dpuf>

 

JAFFNA PRESS CLUB

Sri Lanka an unfit place for journalists to live in safety and security

<https://jaffnapressclub.wordpress.com/2014/06/09/sri-lanka-an-unfit-place-for-journalists-to-live-in-safety-and-security/>

 

GROUNDVIEWS  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

A Papal prayer for Middle East peace and a visit to Sri Lanka

<http://groundviews.org/2014/06/10/a-papal-prayer-for-middle-east-peace-and-a-visit-to-sri-lanka/>

 

THE HINDU  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

Victims of political manipulation

<http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/victims-of-political-manipulation/article6098172.ece?homepage=true>

 

–KEY CAMPAIGNS (FOR YOUR ACTION)–

Sri Lanka Campaign

FREE JEYAKUMARI

<http://www.srilankacampaign.org/takeaction.htm>

Minority Rights International

CAMPAIGN FOR THE RIGHTS OF UPCOUNTRY TAMIL TEA PLANTATION WORKERS THE  PRICE OF TEA

<http://www.priceoftea.com/>

Amnesty International

SRI LANKA: ENSURE TAMIL DETAINEES ARE CHARGED OR RELEASED

<http://takeaction.amnestyusa.org/siteapps/advocacy/ActionItem.aspx?c=6oJCLQPAJiJUG&b=6645049&aid=15438>

Avaaz petition

SRI LANKA: PUT WAR CRIMINALS BEHIND BARS – PETITION TO UNHRC TO  INVESTIGATE MURDER OF 17 ACF (ACTION CONTRE FAIM) AID WORKERS IN 2006

<http://www.avaaz.org/en/petition/Sri_Lanka_Mettez_les_criminels_de_guerre_derriere_les_barreaux/?wPqnBdb>

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