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In Jaffna
November 14, 2017 6:57 am gmt |
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A mass parade, demanding the release of Tamil Political prisoners who remanded under the PTA, and to take action on their requests, started a short while ago. It has started in front of the University and is moving towards the UN office, Jaffna, the sources said. Recently the Jaffna University studen...
In Jaffna
October 13, 2017 9:19 am gmt |
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The Northern Provincial Council has decided to avoid the Tami Cultural event in which President Maithiripala Sirisena attend, due to the lack of involvement in Tamil Political prisoners’ release, C.V.K.Sivagnanam, the Chairman of Northern Provincial Council said. The Tomorrow’s event will be avoided ...
In Mannaar
October 1, 2017 9:19 am gmt |
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V.S.Sivakaran, the head of the Federation of Community Organisations answered to the criminal investigation department that he can not to come to Colombo for the investigation due to the physical illness. He further informed that, the investigation department can make the arrangement for the inquiry ...
In Srilanka
September 22, 2017 5:11 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka has been accused of intimidating members of civil society, in a report released today by UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Andrew Gilmour. The report notes that the High Commissioner for Human Rights, in his address to the Human Rights Council on 22 March 2017, had stressed th...
In Latest Stories
August 2, 2016 4:57 am gmt |
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During the Campaign which was organized by Civil Society in Batticaloa yesterday (1st Aug) Mr Warnakulasingam Kamaladas said, we are ready to obtain justice which is denied. He noted we are not worry about the selfish people that they are under control by political power. He also mentioned, we Civil ...
In Srilanka
September 21, 2015 6:48 am gmt |
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Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on  September 21. The  United Nations General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. The theme of this year’s commemoration is “Partnerships ...
In Srilanka
September 10, 2015 9:10 am gmt |
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3 civil society members have been appointed to the Constitutional Council to represent the Civil Society, today (Thursday).  The former vice secretary of UN Radhika Kumaraswami, SL Sarvodhaya organization founder and a Gandhist A.D. Ariyaratna and the Attorney General Shibly Azeez are those 3 members...
In Srilanka
July 14, 2015 6:43 am gmt |
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Leading parties seem to disregard calls by civil society and women’s rights organizations for an increased representation of women at the general election. Especially, the UPFA does not have a single woman in its national list. Former MP Kamala Ranatunga has criticized the UPFA for not including her ...
In Srilanka
May 5, 2015 6:02 am gmt |
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The visiting Secretary of State John Kerry pledged US’ expertise and assistance to recover Sri Lanka’s stolen State assets. He told an audience of politicians, students and members of the civil society during a public lecture at Hotel Taj Samudra, Colombo, that his government will commit to every cen...
In Srilanka
April 28, 2015 8:53 am gmt |
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Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Colombo, Sri Lanka, on May 2 for his first trip to the country and the first visit by a Secretary of State since 2004. During his visit he will meet government leaders, civil society members, and other representatives from the country’s diverse communities...