”Tamil Political Prisoners” before coming into power, ”Tamil Terrorists and Criminals” when they have power.

Some of these suspects have been imprisoned for more than ten years without charges. They too have a right to know what the charges are.    Justice Minister Thalatha Athukorale says that there are no political prisoners in the country, and cases have been filed against suspects arrested under the Prevention of Terrorism Act.    […]

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Former Navy Chief Wasanta Karannagoda Knew About Abduction and Murder of 11 Youths by Navy Personnel

Police Tell Courts That Former Navy Chief Wasanta Karannagoda Knew About Abduction and Murder of 11 Youths by Navy Personnel and is Allegedly Suppressing Evidence. The investigation into the abduction and the murder of 11 children has taken a new turn with fresh evidence showing the involvement of former navy chief Wasantha Karannagoda, a magistrate […]

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Activists raise concerns ahead of Reparations Bill debate

Proposed Office will make policy with massive cost implications and constitutionally Parliament has full control over public finance: legal experts counter-argue In anticipation of Wednesday’s parliamentary debate on the Bill to establish an Office of Reparations, civil society groups and activists have voiced concerns that as it stands, the legislation could create an office that […]

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Ranil to be removed and Mahinda to be appointed as the new Prime Minister

Mahinda and Basil Rajapaksa Meet Maithripala Sirisena at SB Dissanayake’s Battaramulla Residence To Discuss The Removal Of Ranil Wickremesinghe As Prime Minister and Form New “Coalition” Govt. At present the SLFP has 23 members in the Government, whilst the ‘Joint Opposition’ has 54, besides the 15 breakaway SLFP MPs sitting in the Opposition. That totals […]

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