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World Tamil Research Conference remembered [TamilNet, Saturday, 11 January 2014, 09:20 GMT] Tamil politicians and activists in Jaffna on Wednesday observed 40th year remembrance of the massacre carried out by the occupying Sri Lankan Police on the
The US embassy's official Twitter handle uploaded a photo with a caption saying, "St Anthany's Ground-site of Jan 2009 killing of hundreds of families by (Lankan) army shelling". Sri Lanka had for long dismissed accusations that army had fired shells
The US AmbassadoratLarge at the Office of Global Criminal Justice, Stephen J Rapp, who arrived hereon Monday on a weeklong visit, will spend two days in the north holding talks with officials and leaders. This is Rapp's second visit to the island and
With yesterday's recovery, a total of 15 skeletal remains had been so far recovered. Ananthi Kanagaratnam Mannar Magistrate and Anuradpura Judicial Medical Officer D.S. Vidhyaratna were present at the site when excavation commenced again yesterday.
Despite a determined and relentless pursuit for justice by Dr Kasippillai Manoharan, the father of Ragijar, one of the students killed, including campaigns by Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, justice has eluded the families of the
Police spokesman Ajith Rohana said that the excavation work was carried out at the mass grave in Mannar in presence of the authorities, Xinhua reported Monday. The grave site which was stumbled upon this month had at least 10 human skeletal remains
Tamil National Alliance (TNA) legislator Suresh Premachandran said that his party would push their case when the UN Human Rights Council meets next March in Geneva. The party would also brief the international and diplomatic communities on the need
Balraj Naidu Ragavan, 51, returned to Singapore on December 16 after serving almost four years in a U.S. prison, The Straits Times reported on Saturday. As a convicted felon, Naidu is prohibited from re-entering the United States, U.S. Customs
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has decided that it will continue to boycott the Parliament Select Committee (PSC) on the national issue as it feels that process will not bear fruit, Xinhua quoted TNA parliamentarian Suresh Premachandran as saying.
DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Monday said it was frustrating to note that the Indian government was screaming restlessly over the Devyani Khobragade arrest episode, while no similar concern was shown over the deaths of Tamils in Sri Lanka, including