Dear All RESOLUTIONS OF THE 10TH NATIONAL CONVENTION OF THE TAMIL EELAM LIBERATION ORGANISATION (T.E.L.O) HELD AT BATTICALOA, SRI LANKA ON THE 29TH AND 30TH OF SEPTEMBER 2018

RESOLUTIONS OF THE 10TH NATIONAL CONVENTION OF THE TAMIL EELAM LIBERATION ORGANISATION (T.E.L.O) HELD AT BATTICALOA, SRI LANKA ON THE 29TH AND 30TH OF SEPTEMBER 2018   This convention demands that in the event of the Government of Sri Lanka failing to put forward a political solution to the National question of Sri Lanka that could satisfy the […]

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Will President Sirisena get into a soup in his haste to protect military officers?

BY Gagani Weerakoon The United States (US) earlier last week launched a blistering verbal attack against the International Criminal Court (ICC) and threatened sanctions against its Judges if they proceed with a probe into alleged war crimes by Americans in Afghanistan. President Donald Trump’s National Security Adviser, John Bolton made the announcement in a speech […]

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Kumara Welgama Says Gamini Lokuge Is The Man Who Burned Down Jaffna Library

Intensifying the internal power struggle within the Joint Opposition, JO Parliamentarian Kumara Welgama hit out at his party colleague Gamini Lokuge saying the latter was responsible for burning down the Jaffna library. Kumara Welgama “A person who went to a school would never burn down a library,” Welgama said speaking to media on the current tug-of-war among JO members over […]

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CV Wigneswaran Launches New Political Movement Called “Thamizh Makkal Koottani” (Tamil Peoples Alliance) in Jaffna Under his Leadership to Challenge the “Thamizh Thesiya Kootamaippu” (Tamil National Alliance) Led by R.Sampanthan.

CV Wigneswaran Launches New Political Movement Called “Thamizh Makkal Koottani” (Tamil Peoples Alliance) in Jaffna Under his Leadership to Challenge the “Thamizh Thesiya Kootamaippu” (Tamil National Alliance) Led by R.Sampanthan. By Meera Srinivasan Parting ways with the Tamil National Alliance (TNA), C.V. Wigneswaran, who served as the first Chief Minister of Sri Lanka’s Northern Province, on […]

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PM Ranil meets Congress leaders – Review the Tamil issue, the reconciliation process and devolution of powers in Tamil-dominated areas?

Kicking off his visit to India, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday met Indian National Congress President Rahul Gandhi for discussions on the political and economic situation of the region, the Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement. The discussions also centred on how to safeguard navigation in the Indian Ocean and Sri Lanka’s welfare system. Several […]

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CID Says It Has Sufficient Evidence To Arrest CDS: Beleaguered Admiral Makes Public Appearance With Sirisena

Chief of Defence Staff Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, who is currently at the centre of the case involving the abductions and killings of 11 youth, made a public appearance with President Maithripala Sirisena at the Nelum Pokuna Theatre yesterday. Sirisena and Wijegunaratne were seen sharing the stage together at the ‘Sathviru Abhiman’ military welfare event in Colombo, […]

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The Hindu Slams Sirisena’s Denial On RAW Assassination Plot: Says Sirisena Made Wild & Bizarre Allegation

The Hindu newspaper today stood by its report on President Maithripala Sirisena’s remark at the last Cabinet meeting on RAW’s plot to assassinate him. The Sri Lankan government has so far issued three denials of the story and President Sirisena, in a telephone conversation, with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi also assured that he never […]

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Mahinda Abruptly Ends Press Conference When Questioned About Shirani Bandaranayake’s Hastened Impeachment

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa abruptly ended a press conference yesterday when journalists questioned about the removal of former Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake through a hastened impeachment process. At the press conference where the former President talked about the “lopsided” law enforcement process of the current government, a journalist asked how the former Chief Justice Bandaranayake was removed […]

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Prime Minister Wickremesinghe Seeks Unscheduled Meeting with Indian Defence Authorities To Discuss Alleged RAW Plot to Assassinate President Maithripala Sirisena.

Prime Minister Wickremesinghe Seeks Unscheduled Meeting with Indian Defence Authorities To Discuss Alleged RAW Plot to Assassinate President Maithripala Sirisena. By Yohan Perera Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe would have a discussion with the Indian authorities on the alleged plot to assassinate President Maithripala Sirisena, a Spokesman from the Prime Minister’s office said yesterday. Continue reading ‘Prime […]

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Wimal Weerawansa Says Indian National Suspected of Being Involved in Assassination Plot is an Operative of the Indian Espionage Agency Research and Analysis Wing, Named Rajendrakumar Bearing RAW ID Card No – RB317217/VJ.

Wimal Weerawansa Says Indian National Suspected of Being Involved in Assassination Plot is an Operative of the Indian Espionage Agency Research and Analysis Wing, Named Rajendrakumar Bearing RAW ID Card No – RB317217/VJ.   By Kalathma Jayawardhane The Joint Opposition (JO) today said the Indian national, who claimed of a plot to assassinate President Maithripala Sirisena, […]

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Armed Forces Occupy Civilian Owned Lands In North and East For Commercial Exploitation Rather Than National Security States Human Rights Watch in New Report.

Armed Forces Occupy Civilian Owned Lands In North and East For Commercial Exploitation Rather Than National Security States Human Rights Watch in New Report. (Summary of Report Released by Human Rights Watch About Occupation of Civilian Owned Lands in the Northern and Eastern provinces of Sri Lanka by the Armed Services titled “Why Can’t We […]

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Empowering Jaffna women ‘Thesawalami’ law lacks teeth – WB

The Jaffna Peninsula’s Thesawalami law, which governs the inheritance of property along matrilineal lines, and grants women the right to own property; nonetheless has certain contradictions which prevents women from optimizing the exercise of such rights, a recent World Bank (WB) report said. Elaborating on the contradictory features of the ‘Thesawalami,’ it said that the […]

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Sinhalese dominated state is seeking to diminish the rights of Tamil’s through continued militarisation and territorial aggrandisement

A latest report issued by an international organization reveals that the government security forces are making profits in occupied areas in the North and East with commercial ventures.   Human Rights Watch (HRW), headquartered in US, through one of its latest reports alleges that the government has failed to keep the promise of returning the […]

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Name boards in Jaffna causing confusion to Sinhalese?

Now the Sinhala People in Colombo have complained that name boards on roads and several state departments in the Jaffna district had been wrongly translated into Sinhala and urged the authorities to rectify them immediately. After 70 years the Sinhala people are realising what the Tamils in the North were going through by the successive Sinhala Government since independence. […]

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Catholic Priests And Activists Urge Racist Cardinal To Refrain From Using His Office To Undermine Human Rights!

A group of Catholic priests and activists have written a letter to Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith urging him to refrain from using his position to bring the Catholic faith into disrepute, to mislead Catholic faithful and to undermine the human rights framework and discourses which have universal applicability, including to Sri Lanka, and which have been welcomed by […]

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Armed Forces Occupy Civilian Owned Lands In North and East For Commercial Exploitation Rather Than National Security States Human Rights Watch in New Report.

Armed Forces Occupy Civilian Owned Lands In North and East For Commercial Exploitation Rather Than National Security States Human Rights Watch in New Report. (Summary of Report Released by Human Rights Watch About Occupation of Civilian Owned Lands in the Northern and Eastern provinces of Sri Lanka by the Armed Services titled “Why Can’t We […]

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Nine years since the end of the war – Reconciliation or the Political solution to the Tamils has not moved even an inch!

India may regret sooner or later!  By S. V. KIRUPAharan, France  “It’s not a mistake to make a mistake, but it is a mistake to repeat the mistake.” During the 39th session of the Human Rights Council – HRC, on 14 September 2018, I listened to the right to reply by UN member States. In the HRC, the […]

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British Police release TGTE members arrested during protest against SL PM’s visit

Sockalingam Yogalingam is a Human Rights Activists and a politician, who is a member of the Transnational Government for Tamil Eelam in the United Kingdom. Yogalingam is the Deputy Minister of Sports and Community Health.[1] [2]He also contested the seat of Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner in UK general elections in 2015, represented the National Liberal Party.[3][4][5][6] He is the Assistant Director of the Human […]

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