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May 21, 2010 Comments Off

It’s been a tragic year for Sri Lankans inside and outside the country, and one year after the end of the conflict, tens of thousands of innocent civilians are still suffering. --- 82,000

May 18, 2010 Comments Off

Key highlights of the briefing given by ICG on its report 'War crimes in Sri Lanka' The powerful report, citing witness testimony, satellite images, documents and other evidence, calls for a wide-reaching international

May 14, 2010 Comments Off

We have cautiously welcomed the announcement by the Presidential Media Unit about the appointment of a commission of inquiry into the recent conflict from the perspective of restorative justice. In our second statement

May 8, 2010 Comments Off

Reporters Without Borders/Reporters sans frontiers SRI LANKA: Mervyn Silva resigns as deputy minister, questions raised about new minister Reporters Without Borders welcomes President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s decision today to accept Mervyn Silva’s resignation as

April 29, 2010 Comments Off

Both New Delhi and Tokyo often contend that their efforts at polite persuasion are more effective than the public condemnation they describe as the “western way”. There is a time and place for

April 15, 2010 Comments Off

19th May marks the first anniversary of the end of the internal conflict between Sri Lankan government forces and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) which lasted for more than 30 years.

February 2, 2010 Comments Off

Incommunicado ‘Rehabilitation’ Raises Fears of Torture and Enforced Disappearances Human Rights Watch (New York, February 2, 2010) The Sri Lankan government should end its indefinite arbitrary detention of more than 11,000 people held

February 1, 2010 Comments Off

Centre for Policy Alternatives, Sri Lanka, 30th January 2010 A series of recent events connected to the presidential election last week give rise to extremely serious concerns about the state of democracy in

January 30, 2010 Comments Off

Two days after he was declared the winner of this week’s election, Reporters Without Borders appealed today to President Mahinda Rajapaksa to put a stop to arrests and intimidation of journalists working for

January 28, 2010 Comments Off

UN Secretary-General Should Work for Independent International Investigation United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and key international actors should take steps to bring accountability for Sri Lanka’s grave human rights violations so that the