Day: 31 January 2018

13 SLPP members to join the UNP – Range Bandara

By Sanchith Karunaratna State Minister of Irrigation Palitha Range Bandara stated that the Sri Lanka Freedom Party does not possess the strength to break away from the UNP to form a separate government. He further stated that no amount of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) deserter will be enough to bolster the ailing SLFP as 13 …

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Justice for the Trinco Five students in Sri Lanka!

  Petitioning President Maithripala Sirisena Justice for the Trinco Five students in Sri Lanka! Ragihar Manoharan, a 20-year-old Tamil youth, and four other Sri Lankan Tamil students were killed by security forces on January 2, 2006 in Trincomalee in northwestern Sri Lanka. The authorities have failed to prosecute anyone for their murder. Their case is emblematic of …

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A Legal Framework for National Reconciliation: The Way Forward

The following speech delivered by Former President Madame Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga, Chairperson of the ONUR,  at the29th LAWASIA Conference – Golden Jubilee Conference, held in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 12 – 15 August 2016  It is with great pleasure that I accepted the invitation of the LAWA SIA hosts to address this distinguished gathering. The legal fraternity, …

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Visiting Prince Edward Urged to Raise Persecution of Tamils with Sri Lankan Leaders and to Meet Tamil Victims

Link: https://www.einnews.com/pr_news/429522130/visiting-prince-edward-urged-to-raise-persecution-of-tamils-with-sri-lankan-leaders-and-to-meet-tamil-victims-tgte LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM , January 30, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — While His Royal Highness The Prince Edward is visiting Sri Lanka to be the Chief Guest of Sri Lanka’s Independence Day celebrations, Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE) urged him to raise the persecution of Tamils with Sri Lankan leaders and to meet Tamil victims …

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TGTE Parliament Works out New Political Strategies

The Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam’s (TGTE) Parliament which concluded its three-day session in Canada has worked out various political strategies. The eighth direct session of the second tenure of the TGTE Parliament was held on the 19th, 20th and 21st of January at the Town Hall on Vanni Streeet of Markam in Toronto, Canada. …

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