UK reiterates foreign judges as Killing Fields producers crucify Lanka again

Army Chief of Staff Major General Shavendra Silva recently received the appointment as the new Colonel of the Commando Regiment at its Ganemulla headquarters. Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana, PC, told Geneva sessions that it wouldn’t be fair to deprive security forces commanders of their due rights on the basis of unsubstantiated allegations. Marapana said that […]

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Will Case Filed Against Gotabaya Rajapaksa in California “obstruct” Ex -Defence Secretary From Contesting Sri Lankan Presidential Elections?

Will Case Filed Against Gotabaya Rajapaksa in California “obstruct” Ex -Defence Secretary From Contesting Sri Lankan Presidential Elections? Ahimsa Wickrematunge, the daughter of slain journalist Lasantha Wickrematunge, has filed a case in the California Court against former Defense Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa in connection with the assassination of her father in January 2009. She had reportedly […]

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Human Rights Lawyer Scott Gilmore File Civil Damages Case in California Against Sri Lankan Ex-Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

International Truth and Justice Project (ITJP) in Partnership With Hausfeld Law Firm and Human Rights Lawyer Scott Gilmore File Civil Damages Case in California Against Sri Lankan Ex-Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa. (Text of a Press Release Issued on April 9th 2019 by the International Truth and Justice Project) Johannesburg, South Africa: The International Truth and Justice […]

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Lasantha’s Daughter Sues Gota In LA; “Mr Nandasena, Here Are The Summons

Lasantha’s Daughter Sues Gota In LA; “Mr Nandasena, Here Are The Summons…………………. By Suranimala Umagiliya – The daughter of Sunday Leader murdered Editor Lasantha Wickrematunge, Ahimsa filed action against Nandasena Gotabaya Rajapaksa in the courts of Los Angeles, California requesting a Jury trial and compensation. Gotabaya who was the Secretary of the Defence Ministry was widely known to be single minded and ruthless. […]

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Civil Damages Case Filed Against Gotabaya Rajapaksa in US On Behalf of Sri Lankan Tamil Detained by TID From Sep 2007 to Aug 2010: Notice Served on Ex-Def -Secy at a Trader Joe’s Parking Lot in Pasadena on Sunday Night.

Civil Damages Case Filed Against Gotabaya Rajapaksa in US On Behalf of Sri Lankan Tamil Detained by TID From Sep 2007 to Aug 2010: Notice Served on Ex-Def -Secy at a Trader Joe’s Parking Lot in Pasadena on Sunday Night. (Text of Press Release issued by the International Truth and Justice Project (ITJP)on April 8th […]

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Gotha faces legal action in US but he is our Presidential candidate says SLPP

GR faces legal action in US, Assassination of Lasantha, Summons served in grocery By Shamindra Ferdinando Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna Chairman Prof. G. L. Peiris, yesterday, said, that legal acton against wartime Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, in the US, should be viewed against the backdrop of him being widely considered as SLPP candidate at the presidential polls […]

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Will Case Filed Against Gotabaya Rajapaksa in California “obstruct” Ex -Defence Secretary From Contesting Sri Lankan Presidential Elections?

Slain “Sunday Leader”Editor Lasantha Wickrematunge’s Daughter Ahimsa Files Case in the US Against Ex-Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa Concerning Her Father’s Murder in Jan 2009. Continue reading ‘Slain “Sunday Leader”Editor Lasantha Wickrematunge’s Daughter Ahimsa Files Case in the US Against Ex-Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa Concerning Her Father’s Murder in Jan 2009.’ » Will Case Filed Against […]

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Sri Lankan Writer Arrested By Police Over Short Story Focusing On Alleged Sexual Abuse At Buddhist Temples

Shakthika Sathkumara, a Sri Lankan poet and writer, has been arrested by the police yesterday for insulting Buddhism in one of his short stories.  The Polgaawela Magistrate has remanded the writer until April 09 when he was presented before the court last afternoon.  Sathkumara was arrested by the police following a complaint lodged by a […]

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Mahinda Rajapaksa cronies have been given Ambassador posts by President Sirisena

Three of the most ardent cronies of the previous Rajapaksa regime have been given Ambassador posts by President Sirisena. Kshenuka Seneviratne who was Secretary to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and instigator of the infamous incident where Chris Nonis, then High Commissioner to the UK was assaulted by Sajin Vass Gunawardena, is to be Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to […]

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No peace in Sri Lanka without justice and accountability says British Foreign Secretary

The British Foreign Secretary has said that there will never be lasting peace in Sri Lanka without justice and accountability. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt made the remarks in response to a question about Sri Lanka in parliament on Tuesday. Gareth Thomas MP had asked: “The rules-based international order would be strengthened if countries were seen […]

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Lyca owner Subaskaran Allirajah’s Gnanam foundation gets Cabinet approved to build Rs. 740Mn 6-storey building to Jaffna University

Recent Cabinet decisions released to public in Sri Lanka outlines that Sri Lanka’s Cabinet of Ministers lead by President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe had approved a proposal by Rauff Hakeem, the Minister of City Planning, Water Supply and Higher Education to implement a project and enter into agreements with the Lyca Group […]

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Northern Province Governor Dr. Suren Raghaven Gave FALSE INFORMATION says UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet

UN Human Rights Commissioner Michele Bachelet Upbraids Northern Province Governor Dr.Suren Raghavan over Serious Misrepresentations in the Media About What She Told the Sri Lankan Delegation at a Discussion in Geneva A top official handpicked by Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena to represent the country came in for harsh criticism by the UN for “putting […]

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Northern politics during Parliamentary Elections of 1950s

—Lee Kuan Yew S. Nadesan was a promoter of democratic principles such as regional autonomy, bilingualism, federalism, and constitutional safeguards for the Tamil speaking. Regarding the tension caused by the Official Language (Sinhala Only) Act, he firmly believed that separatist movements only took root in unitary states, and dismissed the suggestion that federalism leads to […]

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Sri Lanka: On 31 March 2019 – TGTE Will Announce a Justice Initiative on Behalf of Victims

This initiative is in response to the failure of the UN Human Rights Council and the international community to effectively promote justice for Tamil victims. GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, March 26, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ —  On 31 March 2019, the Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE) will announce an initiative to commence on the tenth anniversary of the end of […]

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Reception hosted by Foreign Ministry after Resolution adopted – invited 150 and around 70 attended the dinner.

President’s delegation had prepared to ‘undo’ the resolution the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) which wanted to secure the resolution with an extension granted to implement the UN Resolution.   Minister Marapana denied the Tri Forces had committed war crimes Minister Marapana criticized the UNHR chief in order to mend the clauses on the resolution. The […]

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Global Tamil Forum Calls For Time-Bound Implementation Of The UNHRC Resolution On Sri Lanka

Global Tamil Forum Calls For Time-Bound Implementation Of The UNHRC Resolution On Sri Lanka  The Global Tamil Forum (GTF) acknowledges the passing of the resolution ‘Promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka’ (40/1) at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC), and thank all those who worked towards it, particularly the thirty-two countries that […]

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Tamil Letters in Newly Installed Signboard in Sivanolipadamalai Defaced with Black Tar by Vandals.

Hindu Sivan Oli Pada Malai Temple now Buddha Pada temple  Intolerant Sinhala Buddhist extremists vandalise centuries-old multireligious place of worship After Weeks of Hate Campaign Spearheaded by Mahasona’s Dan Priyasad and Namal Kumara the Tamil and English Letters in Newly Installed Signboard at Bottom of Adams Peak – Sri Pada – Sivanolipadamalai Defaced with Black […]

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TNA MP Sumanthiran Places Lankan Government in a Spot and Puts Tamil Political Rivals in the Shade

Tamil National Alliance Spokesperson MA Sumanthiran MP Places Lankan Government in a Spot and Puts Tamil Political Rivals in the Shade The Ilankai Tamil Arasu Katchi (ITAK) Member of Parliament M.A. Sumanthiran’s constitutional justification for seeking foreign judges to serve in the proposed Judicial Mechanism to try alleged war crime cases, has put the government […]

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Former Navy Commander Jayantha Perera and Ex-Naval Intelligence Chief Ananda Guruge Allegedly Implicated in CID Investigations Into Disappearances of Vadivelu Loganathan and Ratnasami Parmananda Reportedly Abducted in Wellampitiya on January 11, 2009.

By Maneshka Borham The now famous CID investigation into the abduction and murder of 11 youth by a Navy extortion gang, helped sleuths to break open a secondary racket involving a separate group of naval personnel, including high ranking officers, to abduct businessmen for ransom In June 2010 the gang robbery unit of the Criminal Investigation […]

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