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In Srilanka
February 7, 2018 11:58 am gmt |
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President Maithripala Sirisena says that Sri Lanka has not been accused of committing any ‘international war crimes’ and reiterates that he will never allow the participation of foreign judges in the mechanism to investigate allegations of human rights violations. The President said that former forei...
In Latest Stories
September 18, 2016 7:44 am gmt |
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The Sri Lankan Government is preparing to respond to the controversial war crime allegations and Human Rights Violations that took place during Mahinda Rajapaksha regime, by collecting evidence  it is learnt. In spite of the pressure being applied to Sri Lanka by international organizations,  the  go...
In India
August 15, 2016 6:56 am gmt |
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India is set to reject a UN request to send a team of investigators to Jammu and Kashmir following a recent uptick in unrest which is the worst in the region since 2010. Kashmir has witnessed violent protests since the July 8 killing of a pro-independence leader, with 54 people killed and several tho...
In Latest Stories
June 23, 2016 7:43 am gmt |
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The Sri Lankan government was accused as it shows wrong attitude  in justice mechanisms over the alleged war crimes and human rights violations during the final phase of the war in Sri Lanka. In addition, the accountability has been deliberately delayed by Sri Lanka government, noted in the statement...
In Srilanka
May 12, 2016 7:02 am gmt |
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Former President and current Chairperson of the Office for National Unity and Reconciliation, Chandrika Kumaratunga says accusations of human rights violations during the conflict in Sri Lanka must be addressed. Speaking at a special session of the United Nations General Assembly focused on UN, Peace...
In Srilanka
April 15, 2016 6:13 am gmt |
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Military Spokesman Brigadier Jayanath Jayaweera stated that, they need time to reply UN report, highlighted widespread allegations of serious human rights violations, published by US State Department. Although Sri Lanka had carried out various actions to achieve reconciliation, massive human rights v...
In Latest Stories
November 6, 2015 12:13 pm gmt |
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Everyone has the right to know the injustice inflicted upon them said Eduaedo Gozalez of International Center for Transitional Justice. A one day seminar held at Hotel Tree Two in order to instruct the civil societies in the island on the implementation of the Geneva resolution accepted by the govern...
In Colombo
October 10, 2015 12:16 pm gmt |
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Tamil National Alliance (TNA) former MP Suresh Premachandran questions the role of Tamil diaspora, if the investigation carried out under domestic mechanism according to the US resolution which was passed in the UNHRC. He raised this question at a press conference held yesterday (Friday) after he ret...
In Srilanka
September 30, 2015 10:09 am gmt |
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Reports indicate that India will vote in favor of Sri Lanka in the final vote of the US proposal regarding alleged human rights violations and war crimes in Sri Lanka during the final phase of war. India will support the new government of Sri Lanka, which taken positive measures to the problems of Ta...
In Srilanka
September 29, 2015 5:25 am gmt |
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Lee Scott calls for an independent international investigation for the war crimes and human rights violations which reported during the final phase of the war in Sri Lanka. Lee Scott is a British Conservative Party politician and he is the Member of Parliament for Ilford North. He expressed this view...
In Colombo
September 18, 2015 4:47 am gmt |
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Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera says that the setting up of a four-tier domestic mechanism to investigate allegations of human rights violations will be finalised by January 2016 and implemented within 18 months. Addressing a media briefing  the minister said that the consultation process with a...
In Srilanka
September 16, 2015 10:08 am gmt |
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The long-anticipated report of the United Nations investigation into allegations of human rights violations during the war in Sri Lanka was released, today. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, the UN high commissioner for human rights, unveiled the report on war crimes and atrocities during a press conference at ...
In India
September 16, 2015 9:22 am gmt |
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Tamil Nadu today stepped up pressure on the Modi government for an international probe against alleged human rights violations and war crimes committed in 2009 in Sri Lanka.  In a resolution adopted in the Assembly, the Jayalalithaa government sought diplomatic efforts by India to change any possible...
In Srilanka
September 13, 2015 10:02 am gmt |
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It’s said that the UNHRC report has not mentioned the names of the culprits. It has not mentioned any names from both parties, who engaged in the war crimes and violated human rights during the final phase of war. But it has reported that, around 3 lakhs people were affected as the aids were not [&he...
In Latest Stories
September 10, 2015 8:04 am gmt |
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Channel 4 television networks has released another documentary film on the war crime incidents and the human rights violations, occurred n Sri Lanka. The Search for Justice is the name of the documentary film and it has been published in both English and French languages. Kalam Macre, the producer of...
In Latest Stories
September 1, 2015 6:42 am gmt |
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The NPC has accepted the proposal tabled on an international inquiry for the war crime allegations. The Northern provincial Council assembly convened around 9.30 this morning (Tuesday) under the chair of NPC chief minister C.V. Wigneswaran. And the particular proposal was tabled by the NPC chief mini...
In Srilanka
August 29, 2015 5:52 am gmt |
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The TNA requires for an international inquiry for the human rights violations and the war crimes held in Sri Lanka. The TNA parliamentarian Shreetharan said this while commenting on the present political situation. Also he said that, “Let’s oppose the internal war crime inquiry mechanism. And the int...
In Latest Stories
August 9, 2015 5:32 am gmt |
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Yasmin Louise Sooka is the Executive Director of the Foundation for Human Rights in South Africa, says that the inquiries should be conducted on the matters she has pointed out in her report on Sri Lanka and she has expressed her consent to conduct inquiries on that regard, with Sri Lanka. Further, s...
In Srilanka
April 15, 2015 12:13 pm gmt |
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Sri Lanka is an example not only to the region  but to the entire world by taking successful measures to  achieve a lasting peace, said the United Nations’ special rapporteur on truth, justice reparations and Guarantees of Non recurrence Pablo De Greiff  who was engaged in a tour in Sri Lanka r...