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Not a reflection on the situation currently prevalent in Sri Lanka

Not a reflection on the situation currently prevalent in Sri Lanka

The Actg. Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka at UN replying to the United Nations Special Rapporteur’s report during the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, …

Accountability will be sought either at home or abroad.

Accountability will be sought either at home or abroad.

The Human Rights Council opened its forty-fifth regular session on 14 September 2020, hearing a global human rights update from Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, …

Core Group pays tribute to the people of Sri Lanka

Core Group pays tribute to the people of Sri Lanka

Rita French, the UK International Ambassador, speaking on behalf of the Core Group, which includes the UK, Canada, Germany, North Macedonia, and Montenegro on 15 September 2020, reiterated the group’s ‘profound disappointment’ over Sri Lanka’s withdrawal from UN Resolution 30/1 and expressed skepticism over the …

Terrorists to lose Australian citizenship under new laws

Terrorists to lose Australian citizenship under new laws

The new bill is set to give the Home Affairs Minister the power to strip Australian terrorists of their citizenship and could be passed before the end of the week under a deal between Labor and the Morrison government. A parliamentary inquiry into the Australian …

Indo-Pacific region as US’s  priority theater

Indo-Pacific region as US’s priority theater

In its annual report “Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic of China (PRC) 2020” that was submitted to the US Congress, the US Department of Defense said China …

New Delhi is committed to full implementation of 13th Amendment

New Delhi is committed to full implementation of 13th Amendment

A delegation of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) called on the Indian High Commissioner, Gopal Baglay, here on Friday. The High Commissioner congratulated the TNA for its performance at the …

Is India washing its hands off Sri Lankan Tamils?

Is India washing its hands off Sri Lankan Tamils?

To say that the political decimation of the parties that claim to speak for the Sri Lankan Tamils has been completed is an understatement. It was a rout. The Tamil National Alliance was all but swept away in the unprecedented flood of support that marked …

British MPs calls for sanctions

British MPs calls for sanctions

The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Tamils (APPGT) in the UK has called upon Britain’s Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, to implement sanctions against senior Sri Lankan officials. In their letter dated …

India should play a significant role

India should play a significant role

Ahead of Sri Lanka’s parliamentary elections, the Tamil Guardian interviewed leaders from Tamil political parties contesting in the North-East, to discuss the most important issues that the Tamil homeland faces today. In this interview, we speak to the leader of the Thamizh Makkal Thesya Kootanii …

ICC has been giving a  broad interpretation to their mandate

ICC has been giving a broad interpretation to their mandate

Ahead of Sri Lanka’s parliamentary elections, the Tamil Guardian interviewed leaders from Tamil political parties contesting in the North-East, to discuss the most important issues that the Tamil homeland faces today. Q: Sri Lanka made little to no progress in implementing repeated UN resolutions and …