Day: 15 February 2017

Families of the disappeared reject private deal in Colombo

Families of the disappeared reject private deal in Colombo  Family members of disappeared Tamils rejected the government’s offer to set up a special inquiry to investigate the fate of just their missing relatives, rather than providing an acceptable solution to the 32,000 missing. “We came to get collective justice for thousands of our people who …

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Witnesses cannot rely on Sri Lankan state for protection – ITJP

Witnesses cannot rely on Sri Lankan state for protection – ITJP  Witnesses and victims in Sri Lanka cannot rely on the state for protection, a report by the International Truth and Justice Project has found. In the report ‘Putting the Wolf to Guard the Sheep’, ITJPSL underline that the Sri Lankan government has made three …

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Onus on Turnbull to Remember Sri Lanka’s Victims

This week, Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is visiting Australia. Besides growing economic cooperation, apparently ‘enhanced cooperation on development and sport’ between the two nations is on the agenda. But let’s hope that beyond friendly cricket matches, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull asks some hard questions about how the Sri Lankan government will provide accountability to victims …

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The Jury Is Out: Armed Forces, Not India, Stalled JRJ’s ‘Jaffna Advance’

by N. Sathiya Moorthy It’s sad that based merely on speculative assessments that India’s ‘Operation Garland’ of air-dropping food and medicines to the civilian population, bilateral relations had been allowed to flounder It needs to be recalled that only a day before ‘Operation Garland’, India had sent in civilian boats filled with food and medicines, …

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Sri Lanka High Commission in London commemorates 69th anniversary of Independence

Group photograph of the Chief Guest H.E. Dr. Ahmed Bin Abdulla Belhoul Al Falasi, the State Minister of Higher Education of UAE, H.E. Jeffry Suleiman Mohideen, Ambassador for Sri Lanka to UAE and Mr. Charitha Yattogoda, Consul General of Sri Lanka to Dubai and the Northern Emirates along with part of Consuls General based in …

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Sri Lanka’s Mangala Samaraweera is a Scammer

Sri Lanka’s Mangala Samaraweera is a Scammer. The UNHRC and High Commissioner Hussein Should Not Trust Him. “The world is watching the credibility of the UNHRC. If the UNHRC fails to give justice, everyone in the grieved world, search for justice by taking arms” NEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, February 14, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — …

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