Monthly Archives: December 2014

UN receives report on political, military liability

UN receives report on political, military liability

A UN investigation team has obtained a comprehensive analysis of Sri Lanka’s accountability with regard to war crimes from the European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR). Among the high profile investigations undertaken by ECCHR is one on the conduct of the British army …

Indian intelligence team to visit Sri Lanka to investigate terror plot to attack US consulate in Chennai

Indian intelligence team to visit Sri Lanka to investigate terror plot to attack US consulate in Chennai

The code name for the terror plot to attack the US consulate in Chennai was a “wedding hall” which was to be executed by “cooks”, a code for terrorists who were to gain entry from Maldives into India. Details of the failed plot were contained …

The Support of Tamils will be crucial – Sobitha Thero

The Support of Tamils will be crucial – Sobitha Thero

It is not just the Tamils, but a wide majority of Sinhalese too are disillusioned with President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s government, according to Sobitha Thero, leader of the National Movement for Social Justice (NMSJ) in Sri Lanka. In an interview to The Hindu on Sunday on …

Give Tamils equal rights

Give Tamils equal rights

Union Minister for Urban Development and Parliamentary Affairs M. Venkaiah Naidu said on Sunday that the Sri Lankan government should give equal rights and opportunities to the Tamils by establishing a constitutional mechanism. At the launch of a State-level membership drive of the BJP here, …