Aug 18 20:32 Educationalist, veteran civil activist Varatharaja..
Aug 18 07:36 Majority Tamil Councillors from North, East reques..
Aug 17 23:38 Occupying SL military demolishes mosque in Trincom..
Aug 16 15:51 Tamil woman under SL military training dies in Jaf..
Aug 15 21:43 SL military seizes agricultural lands form Trincom..
Aug 14 08:47 ‘Collective trauma inflicted on Tamil nation is pa..
Aug 14 05:13 Alcohol becomes genocide weapon deployed by occupy..
Aug 13 21:21 Vadamaraadchi East villagers capture SL Navy troop..
Aug 13 08:26 Police protection has lost its meaning: Mannaar Bi..
Aug 13 07:23 SL Police, intelligence officers threaten relative..
Aug 12 20:25 SL police opens fire on Tamil villagers in Battica..
Aug 12 14:08 Indian housing scheme in Trincomalee ignores uproo..
Aug 12 13:36 Colombo schemes Sinhala colony at Saiva Shrine of ..
Aug 11 08:53 Kurds display self-reliance and unity in the midst..
Aug 10 18:21 Mannaar Bishop rejects GoSL’s Presidential commiss..
Rapes surge in Sri Lanka amid weak laws [ Al Jazeera ][ Aug 17 14:23 GMT ]
Recent allegations that a naval officer in the northern city of Jaffna raped an 11-year-old girl have cast a spotlight on the growing problem of sexual violence in Sri Lanka. According to police statistics, incidents of rape have increased by nearly 20 percent in the last two years, with 4,393 cases registered during 2012-2014 as compared to 3,624 in 2010-2012. In the Jaffna case, police confirmed they had apprehended and brought before the courts a suspect attached to the navy, but refused to comment further. [ full story |
Sri Lanka again delays dig at suspected mass grave[ AFP ][ Aug 18 17:02 GMT ]
Sri Lankan officials on Monday sought more time to exhume a suspected mass grave in a former war zone after failing to secure the services of forensic experts. The site in the eastern coastal town of Kalavanchikudy has been under investigation since a resident petitioned the local court, claiming the remains of around 100 Muslims killed 24 years ago at the height of Sri Lanka’s ethnic war were buried there. The claims of a mass grave in the east of the island follow the discovery of several similar sites elsewhere in the island’s war zone as well as in the central part of the country. [ full story |