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An attempt to make country and economy unstable

An attempt to make country and economy unstable

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says recent attacks occurred this morning is an attempt to make the country and economy unstable. Delivering a statement Wickremesinghe said the law will be strictly enforced against the persons those who are responsible for these attacks after finalizing the investigations. …

Coordinated terrorist attacks as Christians gathered to celebrate Easter Mass

Coordinated terrorist attacks as Christians gathered to celebrate Easter Mass

As Christians in Sri Lanka gathered on Sunday morning to celebrate Easter Mass, powerful explosions ripped through three churches packed with worshipers, leaving hundreds of victims amid a havoc of …

Reuters responds to The Planters’ Association of Ceylon

Reuters responds to The Planters’ Association of Ceylon

Thomson Reuters Foundation responded to The Planters’ Association of Ceylon statement published on Friday 5 April that claimed that Thomson Reuters Foundation’s expose on labour abuses on tea estates were false.  Following is the response from Kieran Guilbart, the Thomson Reuters Foundation commissioning editor, along …

Eye Sri Lanka wishes its readers a peaceful and prosperous Sinhala and Tamil New Year

Eye Sri Lanka wishes its readers a peaceful and prosperous Sinhala and Tamil New Year

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German authorities have indicted a Sri Lankan man suspected of involvement in killing 15 captured government soldiers while fighting for the Tamil Tigers rebel group. Federal prosecutors said Friday that 37-year-old Sivatheeban B. is accused of membership in a foreign terrorist organization, war crimes, two …

We have received good cooperation during the visit

We have received good cooperation during the visit

The United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture has completed its first visit to Sri Lanka from 2 to 12 April where it examined the treatment of people deprived of …

DMK-Cong combine did nothing to protect Sri Lankan Tamils

DMK-Cong combine did nothing to protect Sri Lankan Tamils

Ruling AIADMK top leader O Paneerselvam Thursday accused the DMK and Congress of being responsible for the “genocide” of Tamils in Sri Lanka during the last phase of civil war …

Executions will not end drug-related crime in Sri Lanka, Amnesty International said today in a new briefing, calling on the Sri Lankan government to halt plans to resume executions after more than four decades. The briefing, Sri Lanka: Halt Preparations to Resume Executions, highlights how …

Companies must shoulder some of the blame

Companies must shoulder some of the blame

Plantations in Sri Lanka that supply tea stamped slavery-free to top global companies are under investigation by ethical label groups after an expose found illegal wage deductions that have left some workers ill and unable to afford healthcare. An investigation by the Thomson Reuters Foundation …

Tamils will have to take cases to the International Criminal Court

Tamils will have to take cases to the International Criminal Court

The Ilankai Tamil Arasu Katchi (ITAK) Member of Parliament M.A. Sumanthiran’s constitutional justification for seeking foreign judges to serve in the proposed Judicial Mechanism to try alleged war crime cases, has put the government in a spot, and his Tamil rivals in the shade. In a …