THE Coalition is vowing to turn back all asylum seekers from Sri Lanka after unauthorised arrivals from the country increased fourteenfold this year despite the country's civil war ending.
TAMIL NADU, 4 September 2012 (IRIN) - More than three years after the end of Sri Lanka’s 1983-2009 civil war, most Sri Lankan refugees in India say they would rather not return, citing economic hardship and concern over human rights abuses.
THE number of Sri Lankan asylum seekers has risen tenfold this year as a row erupts over a Coalition plan to automatically reject people arriving from the island nation.
Intelligence units have informed the government today that the governing party would definitely lose the Eastern Provincial Council election that is scheduled to be held on the 8th, reliable sources said.
The Mihithuru magazine, which is a concept of the Lake House Chairman, was launched on the 27th of last month without any advertisers or sponsors.
They were supposed to be the most ethical Games yet, but research in Asian factories supplying official clothing has led to allegations of sweatshop conditions
Last Sunday I asked the question whether Tamils in this country can be glibly asked to ‘forget the past’ and move forward?
The Coalition says the Federal Government should no longer grant refugee status to people from Sri Lanka because the country's civil war is over.
The Commander of the Rajapaksaland who ordered the massacre of thousands of Tamils a few years back has taken immediate steps to stop the killing of hundreds of goats in Munneswaran.
The Australian Tamil Congress is shocked by remarks made by the Coalition that all asylum seekers from Sri Lanka would be automatically returned without due process. Such an act would not only be unlawful and in breach of Australia’s obligations under international law, but also gravely unethical.
UCSF, Sri Lankan Researchers Credit Adaptability of Malaria Control Program. Despite nearly three decades of conflict, Sri Lanka has succeeded in reducing malaria cases by 99.9 percent since 1999 and is on track to eliminate the disease entirely by 2014.
SECs controversial director surveillance Chandu Epitawela is to be summoned by the bribery commission on corruption charges concerning his insolvent in setting up a stock broking company while working at the SEC
Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam general secretary Vaiko has demanded that the Centre should immediately pack off the two Sri Lankan officials undergoing training at the Defence Services Staff College, Wellington, Udhagamandalam.
Australian officials have given up hope of finding survivors after nearly 100 asylum seekers vanished in choppy seas off Indonesia when their overcrowded vessel sank en route to Australia.
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