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Sri Lankan Tamils to protest over political prisoners

Sri Lanka faced UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolutions for alleged human rights abuses during the last phase of the brutal three-decade-long civil war against the LTTE that ended in 2009.

Lanka's Tamils demand release of political prisoners

Sri Lanka has come under increasing international pressure to repeal the PTA enacted in 1979 after Tamils started a bloody campaign for a separate homeland. The three-decades-old campaign ended with the military victory over the LTTE in 2009.


TN Assembly passes resolution,demands boycott of Commonwealth meet in Sri Lanka

The resolution also seeks temporary suspension of Sri Lanka from CHOGM.

Can't attend CHOGM: PM tells Lankan President,Khurshid to lead India

The PM has been under pressure within the Cong and from Tamil parties not to attend the CHOGM.

Will seek international rights probe if Lanka fails: David Cameron

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

Distressed that I could not bring PM to Jaffna: Salman Khurshid

Khurshid said that India would help Tamil people in Sri Lanka in all ways it could.


Distressed that I could not bring PM to Jaffna: Salman Khurshid

Khurshid said that he didn’t want to pin blame for the decision.

David Cameron visits Jaffna,hears harrowing tales from Tamils

Cameron's visit came against the backdrop of alleged rights violations in the war against LTTE.

India's balancing act in Colombo

Sambanthan sidestepped a question on the absence of the Indian PM at the summit.

CHOGM to begin amid allegations of rights violations by Sri Lanka

Lanka facses allegations of human rights violations against Tamils in war against LTTE.

Sri Lankan Tamils Videos

Why there is a political storm in Sri Lanka

Over one weekend, there was a sudden change in the leadership in Sri Lanka. Here's what happened and how.

On this day in 1960, Sri Lanka elected its first female head of state.

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