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In a paper published on Small Wars Journal on 23 June, the Mr. Pinney further concludes that 'failure to address the political grievances of the Tamil population is likely to imperil the prospect of a durable peace.'
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Sri Lankan asylum seekers who were sent back by Australia cover their faces as they wait to enter a magistrate's court in the southern port district of Galle July 8, 2014.
A fake bride, her "naive simpleton" groom and two witnesses to their sham marriage escaped jail when a judge suspended their jail terms.
July 09, Colombo: A Sri Lankan consumer movement has launched a protest demanding the authorities to ban the flavor enhancer Mono Sodium Glutamate in food preparations at school cafeterias.
The Sri Lankan government has taken yet another step to silence critical media coverage, banning non-governmental organizations from holding press conferences and issuing press releases, as well as running workshops or training sessions.
Former Liberal prime minister Malcolm Fraser has characterised Australia's interdiction and detention of more than 150 Sri Lankan asylum seekers at sea as ''piracy on the high seas''.
Sri Lanka has banned activist groups and NGOs from holding press conferences and issuing press releases, a Defence Ministry circular says, raising new concerns over freedom of expression in the island nation.
As a result of the government's decision to turn back a boat with 153 asylum seekers on board back in Sri Lanka, children as young as two years old were now in a limbo, mothers are attempting suicide and harming themselves.
July 08, Washington, DC: President of the United States, Barack Obama Tuesday announced his intent to nominate the U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives to represent the U.S. in the United Nations Security Council .
A MAN addresses the crowd at a rally protesting the Federal Government's treatment of Sri Lankan asylum-seekers.
Toddler who died in dad's SUV 'had been switched out of his new forward-facing car seat and put in rear-facing one even though it was too small' Thugs 'stabbed pizza driver to death for his phone' as he made one final delivery before quitting job to start new career 'Quiet, calm and gentle': Thavisha Lakindu Peiris, 25, was stabbed to death as he ... (more)
Japan's government has approved a reinterpretation of the war-renouncing constitution to allow greater use of military force to defend other countries.
Gillian Triggs, president of the Australian Human Rights Commission, talks to Sarah Ferguson about Sri Lankan asylum seekers and the High Court challenge SARAH FERGUSON, PRESENTER: Tonight, 153 Sri Lankan asylum seekers, including 37 children, are being detained in an Australian Customs ship somewhere on the high seas.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa arrived in Sri Lanka on Monday to share South Africa's experiences in reconciliation and nation-building with rival Sri Lankan groups.
"We are waiting till the Pope comes to see what he is going to say about the crimes here," Rev.
A Buddhist group accused of recent attacks on Muslims in Sri Lanka says Pope Francis must apologize to Buddhists for atrocities allegedly committed by Christian colonial rulers of the South Asian island nation when he visits next year.
Updated: Thu Jul 10, 2014 07:14 am
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