Video :The Dark Cornors of Sri Lanka (English)

*** CEDAW 2017: ‘New Sri Lanka’ slips back into old ways “Mounting frustration at the slow pace of progress” was how the soft spoken country rapporteur, Yoko Hayashi, politely summed up the mood of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women or CEDAW towards Sri Lanka. This was a Committee that had been planning More...

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By vijasan On Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

Photographs of suspects of Tamil Tigers imprisoned at undisclosed torture camps in Sri Lanka

Media has much reported on the fate of more than 300,000 tamil IDPs currently held in internment camps funded by UN and International agencies and their lack of freedom of movement. These rare images emerging from More...

By vijasan On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Sri Lanka’s killing fields: here shoes still lie on the ground

The agony of Sri Lanka’s carapace of peace Our return to Sri Lanka’s killing fields has managed to coincide with two major developments – the first is the President’s announcement that there will be no “international More...

By vijasan On Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Srilanka new film urges UN Human Rights Council to listen to Tamil calls for justice

The makers of the Emmy-nominated documentary “No Fire Zone” have released a new film on Sri Lanka urging the international community to listen to Tamil voices calling for an international accountability mechanism, More...

By vijasan On Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

Sri Lanka justice: Callum Macrae on the leaked UN document

Callum Macrae, director of No Fire Zone, on the leaked UN document that suggests UN officials have been working “behind the scenes” on a plan for a purely domestic inquiry into allegations of war crimes More...

By vijasan On Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

Sri Lanka justice: leaked UN document casts doubts betrayed tamils again !

Sri Lanka justice: leaked UN document casts doubts[ Channel 4 News ][ Jul 29 04:11 GMT ] A leaked UN document raises concerns over the prospects for genuine justice for the Sri Lankan victims of alleged war crimes. More...

By vijasan On Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Srilanka forced Tamil doctors to lie about war crimes

Tamil Doctors and the Sri Lankan War[ BBC ][ Jul 08 13:35 GMT ] In July 2009, a group of doctors in Sri Lanka said they had overestimated the number of dead and injured in the Tamil enclave in the final days of More...

By vijasan On Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Witnesses from No Fire Zone testify at UNHRC event on disappearances in Sri Lanka

Witnesses from the No Fire Zone revealed their testimonies at a side event on disappearances in Sri Lanka at the 29th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, on Thursday. A panel discussion on detainees More...

By vijasan On Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Sri Lanka war crimes and Genocide against Tamils Web reports

Introduction Sri Lanka has been mired in ethnic conflict since it received independence from Great Britain in 1948. After centuries of colonial rule, under which the Tamil and Sinhalese territories were primarily More...

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