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Sri Lanka war crimes

SRI LANKA WAR CRIMES NEWS

UN rights chief accuses Lanka of sabotaging war crimes probe

November 07, 2014 7:22 pm

UN accused Colombo of subjecting civil society groups to surveillance, harassment and other forms of intimidation.

United Nations asks Sri Lanka to cooperate with UNHRC

April 02, 2014 1:46 pm

India had abstained from voting on the resolution which was adopted by a vote of 23 in favour to 12 against.

Sri Lanka arrests rights activists ahead of UNHRC voting

March 17, 2014 7:07 pm

Up to 40,000 Tamil civilians were killed at the end of the separatist war in 2009.

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.

CHOGM boycott: Pro-Eelam outfits call bandh in TN; normal life unaffected

November 12, 2013 10:59 am

People who preferred to commute through railway faced hardship as some political parties staged rail-roko

PM: Weighed pros,cons before voting against Sri Lanka at UNHRC

March 22, 2012 2:43 pm

India supports UN panel demand that Lanka probe crimes during 26-year conflict with Tamil Tigers.

War crimes: India non-committal on UN resolution against Sri Lanka

March 13, 2012 7:16 pm

Pranab says in Parliament India's traditional stand is not to support country-specific resolutions.

Amnesty seeks international probe into Sri Lanka war crimes

September 07, 2011 2:41 pm

At least 10,000 civilians were killed in the final months of Sri Lanka's civil war.

Both Lankan govt,LTTE committed rights abuses: Wikileaks

December 18, 2010 11:02 am

US cables claimed that one paramilitary was believed to be trafficking boys as workers and girls as prostitutes.