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Sri Lanka civil war


Jaffna varsity decision to remove war memorial sparks TN protests

January 10, 2021 4:23 am

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, DMK chief M K Stalin condemned the demolition of the memorial built in memory of civilians killed in the Mullivaikkal incident that happened in the last phase of the Sri Lankan civil war that ended in 2009.

UN hails Sri Lanka for establishing Office of Missing Persons

July 21, 2017 6:33 pm

Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Gutereres, said that establishment of the OMP was a "significant milestone" for all Sri Lankans still searching for the truth about their missing loved ones.

UN urges on global participation in Sri Lankan civil war probe

January 30, 2016 3:52 pm

The UN chief's comments came as Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena last week in an BBC interview ruled out the participation of foreign judges in the inquiry.

Conflict Zone

March 29, 2014 12:26 am

His journey into the interstices of history is beautiful and sad, rising and falling like a love song.

US envoy records witnesses' account of "serious abuses" in Sri Lanka

January 13, 2014 10:07 am

A protest was sparked when Rapp told the main Tamil party TNA that the March resolution would push for a international war crimes investigation.

Sri Lanka must punish human rights violators: P Chidambaram

February 06, 2014 4:43 pm

Chidambaram said Sri Lankan government must bring to book those perpetrators to justice.

Will seek international rights probe if Lanka fails: David Cameron

November 16, 2013 2:34 pm

Cameron said no one wants to return to days of LTTE when they did "dreadful and brutal things".

Sri Lanka defends rights record at Commonwealth

November 15, 2013 2:09 am

“We are open. We have nothing to hide,” Rajapaska said.

John Abraham: RAW agents don't flaunt abs,jump in air

July 12, 2013 9:18 am

<i>Madras Cafe</i> is based on the civil war in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka will not fully implement own war report: minister

March 26, 2012 6:01 pm

SL panel has proposed that complaints of civilian killings by govt troops should be investigated.