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May 5, 2010 Comments Off

A RESPONSE There are Sinhalese (for example, Asoka Weerasinghe in a recent contribution) who challenge: “Tamils live all over the Island, so why shouldn’t we, the Sinhalese, move to (so-called) Tamil areas”. A

April 5, 2010 Comments Off

The UN agencies produce a regular update of the situation in Sri Lanka. The highlights of the March report are: 1) Menik Farm (the largest detention centre in Sri Lanka) currently hosts a

January 20, 2010 Comments Off

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL, PRESS RELEASE, 18th January 2010 Amnesty International calls on all candidates standing in Sri Lanka’s Presidential elections on January 26th to end widespread human rights violations and the culture of impunity

December 12, 2009 Comments Off

The government of Sri Lanka (GoSL) has trouble with the truth. Alongside a track record of distortions and outright lies, its mastery of doublespeak of the sort Orwell so brilliantly narrated in his

November 20, 2009 Comments Off

Dear Heads of Government, On the occasion of the forthcoming meeting of Commonwealth Heads of Government, Amnesty International would like to draw your attention to recent developments in Sri Lanka and urge you