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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 …

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 …

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 …

Respect UN’s Founding Principles – President

Respect UN’s Founding Principles – President

In his address to the nation, on the 65th Independence Anniversary celebrations, held in Trincomalee, President Mahinda Rajapakse said that “The UN charter gives no powers to interfere in internal affairs of countriesthat nothing contained in the present UN charter has authorised it to intervene …

Tamil Nadu Governor Wants Indian Government to Impose Economic Embargo on Sri Lanka – Courtesy – Deccan Herald

Tamil Nadu Governor Wants Indian Government to Impose Economic Embargo on Sri Lanka – Courtesy – Deccan Herald

“‘I reiterate the resolve expressed by the Tamil Nadu assembly June 8, 2011 to urge the Indian government to initiate action by working with other nations for imposition of an economic embargo on the Sri Lankan Government till the Tamils living in camps are resettled …