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Colombo :: Sri Lanka | updated 2014-02-21 16:38:14 -0800 | causes-news

Sri Lanka's failure to address international concerns about its record on human rights during its war with Tamil rebels has overshadowed this year’s Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Colombo. Human rights group claim that Sri Lankan troops allegedly...
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Posted by: Suranee

Colombo :: Sri Lanka | updated 2013-11-07 22:59:12 -0800 | causes-news

Sri Lanka boasts of being a country which has a love for animals since the majority of its citizens are Buddhists. But if you have been living here for sometime as I have, you would know this is definitely not...
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Breaking News: Pernicious caste curse of Tamils living in the dark ages
Posted by: shahid25

Jaffna :: Sri Lanka | updated 2012-02-09 16:19:46 -0800 | causes-news

Mr Sebastian Rasalingam’ article, Sinhalisation of the North and Tamilisation of the South in yesterday’s Sri Lanka Guardian, is of utmost necessity and urgent issue Tamils need to address if we are to reach closure on our prejudices and shine...
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Breaking News: The problems of human rights defenders under repressive states
Posted by: shahid25

Colombo :: Sri Lanka | updated 2012-11-02 20:16:15 -0700 | causes-news

In order to understand the case of FMA Razzak, a Bangaldeshi who was savagely attacked and partly blinded for his work as a human rights defender, properly we need to look at it in the context in which he was...
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Posted by: RobertTilford01

Colombo :: Sri Lanka | updated 2012-04-18 22:42:58 -0700 | causes-news

Sri Lanka, is a small country, a partner in the war on terror with the United States. A little too good of a partner really considering they didn't hesitate to deal with problem using the "final solution" method. Namely a...
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Breaking News: Sri Lankan death row prisoners go on hunger strike
Posted by: anonymous

Colombo :: Sri Lanka | updated 2011-08-29 15:55:48 -0700 | causes-news

Hundreds of prisoners on death row or are serving life in prison in Sri Lanka have been staging a hunger strike. They have been trying to try to persuade the government to let them go free or exchange their sentences....
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Breaking News: Are you for death penalty? Please tell me why
Posted by: Senaratne

Colombo :: Sri Lanka | updated 2012-04-10 07:41:03 -0700 | causes-news

Colombo, January 31, 2011 Quite a large number of cases of innocent persons being executed for alleged crimes they had not committed have been reported from the US, UK, Australia and many other countries. No such cases are reported from...
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Posted by: aftabsiddiquie

Colombo :: Sri Lanka | updated 2012-11-02 05:10:47 -0700 | causes-news

Colombo: Sri lanka’s Katunavake international airports authorities intercepted an Indian on Tuesday and recovered 10 kilogram cocaine from his bag. He was on the way from India to Bangkok. The Sri Lanka customs arrested and was charged him under the...
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Posted by: Earl Cebedo

Colombo :: Sri Lanka | updated 2012-11-02 05:07:07 -0700 | causes-news

KARAITHIVU, Sri Lanka - The United Nations will launch an emergency appeal to raise funds to aid those affected by flooding in Sri Lanka. It was already determined that it had reached to 32 people killed in the onslaught of...
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Posted by: Shaukat Masood Zafar

Batticaloa :: Sri Lanka | updated 2012-11-02 05:06:46 -0700 | causes-news

The death toll continues to rise from huge floods and mudslides in Sri Lanka, where days of torrential rain have disrupted the lives of an estimated one million people. A spokesman for the disaster management centre in Colombo said the...
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Posted by: Shaukat Masood Zafar

Colombo :: Sri Lanka | updated 2012-11-02 05:06:40 -0700 | causes-news

Sri Lanka's Disaster Management Centre said that at least 121 people have been killed across the country, and over one million people have been affected by the rains. Homes inundated and agricultural land submerged as flooding in Sri Lanka continues...
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Posted by: aymaan30

Colombo :: Sri Lanka | updated 2012-11-02 04:57:23 -0700 | causes-news

Sri Lankan Tamil’s now have one more reason to feel alienated- the Tamil version of the Sri Lankan National Anthem will no longer be played at any official or state functions within Sri Lanka, according to reports. Now the Sinhala...
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Posted by: Senaratne

Colombo :: Sri Lanka | updated 2012-04-10 08:12:49 -0700 | causes-news

Colombo, November 30, 2010 The Center for Environmental Justice (CEJ), a non-governmental organization in Sri Lanka, filed a petition today in the Western Provincial High Court seeking relief against those responsible for floods in the province. The petitioners asked for...
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