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American Bar Association ‘Gravely Concerned’ About Judicial Independence in Sri Lanka

American Bar Association ‘Gravely Concerned’ About Judicial Independence in Sri Lanka

Citing impeachment proceedings against the chief justice of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka and her removal from office, the American Bar Association (ABA) expressed its grave concern about the independence of the judiciary. ABA President Laurel G. Bellows In a letter to President Mahinda …

Support for UN resolution on Sri Lanka at UNHRC session- Alistair Burt

Support for UN resolution on Sri Lanka at UNHRC session- Alistair Burt

 Foreign and Commonwealth Office Minister for South Asia Alistair Burt said his country will continue to urge the Tamil National Alliance and the Sri Lankan Government to make ‘serious progress’, towards a political settlement in the country. Answering questions on UK’s policy towards Sri Lanka …

CIA renditions ‘aided by 54 countries’ includes Sri Lanka

CIA renditions ‘aided by 54 countries’ includes Sri Lanka

 Following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the Central Intelligence Agency embarked on a highly classified program of secret detention and extraordinary rendition of terrorist suspects. The program was …

Tamil Eelam Flag Hoisted in Geelong City, Australia

Tamil Eelam Flag Hoisted in Geelong City, Australia

The Tamil Eelam flag was hoisted at the Geelong city in Australia at the Labour Union building at Geelong city on 4th Feb, by a small group of Tamil supporters of the LTTE domiciled in Australia. After the defeat of the LTTE by the Sri …

Country’s Independence Threatened by IMF: Ranil

Country’s Independence Threatened by IMF: Ranil

Speaking during a ceremony held at the C.W.W Kannangara Madya Maha Vidyalaya in Galle, to mark Sri Lanka’s 65th Independence Anniversary, the Opposition Leader Ranil Wickramasinghe stated that the country’s independence is being threatened by organizations such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF).The country’s free …

University Admission: Standardisation Going Out

University Admission: Standardisation Going Out

       The district quota system introduced under the standardization of university admissions is presently under review for the introduction of a novel system in conformity with recommendations by …

We are dedicated to make Namal Rajapaksa President

We are dedicated to make Namal Rajapaksa President

We are dedicated to make Namal Rajapaksa President says the Project Minister of Ports and Highways, Mr. Rohitha Abeygunawardene. The Minister was speaking at a ceremony held in a temple at Nalluruwa in Panadura. Mr. Namal Rajapaksa too had been present on he occasion. Speaking …

Australian Plans May Breach International Laws

Australian Plans May Breach International Laws

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said pushing asylum seeker boats back at sea without a proper consideration of an individual’s need for protection could place Australia in breach of its international obligations. ”Any such blanket approach would potentially place Australia in breach of its …

TESO wants Resolution for Referendum at Geneva

TESO wants Resolution for Referendum at Geneva

New Delhi should take firm efforts to bring forward a resolution at the UNHRC sessions next month for conducting a referendum among Ilangkai Tamils, said a resolution passed by Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation (TESO) in Chennai on Monday(4). The other resolutions of the TESO reiterated …

Sri Lanka Government Bans Maids to Saudi Arabia

Sri Lanka Government Bans Maids to Saudi Arabia

Sri Lanka has suspended sending maids to work in Saudi Arabia following an international outcry over the beheading of a young Lankan housemaid in the Kingdom. The Chairman of the Association of Licensed Foreign Employment Agencies (ALFEA) said the Government had ecided to suspend sending …