Azath Salley was arrested under the draconian Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) and he has been now released due to the campaign for his release by national and international democratic forces.
- Monday, 13 May 2013 07:33
- Sunday, 12 May 2013 16:18
At stake are the jobs of tens of thousands of fishermen, and nutrition of hundreds of millions of people living in Indian Ocean rim countries.
Last Updated on Sunday, 12 May 2013 16:26
- Friday, 10 May 2013 08:19
UN High Commissioner for Human rights can now visit Sri Lanka with authority! - S. V. Kirubaharan, France
- Thursday, 09 May 2013 10:20
The significance of the US draft is the establishment of an international mechanism to monitor an internal process.” -- Tamara Kunanayakam, Sri Lanka’s representative at the UN Geneva, 2011-2012, in an interview on 17 March 2013
Last Updated on Thursday, 09 May 2013 10:46
- Tuesday, 07 May 2013 04:13
The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) undertook a field visit to Jaffna andKillinochchi districts in April to assess the rule of law and human securitysituation in the areas. The CPA team spoke with a cross section of actorsincluding Government officials, politicians, humanitarian agencies, civil society,media and community groups.
- Tuesday, 07 May 2013 04:02
- Saturday, 04 May 2013 06:35
“Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties” John Milton
3rd May was declared as World Press Freedom day by the UN General Assembly in 1991. Since then, it is celebrated every year, around the world. It is a time to cherish, re-assert and enhance fundamental principles of freedom of expression, recognize the courage and sacrifices made by numerous individuals and groups, asses threats – past, present and future – and plan accordingly.
- Thursday, 02 May 2013 03:51
The grip of the ruler based on Sinhala Buddhist chauvinism is breaking down. It is thanks to this grip which subdued the Sinhala petty bourgeoisie, that Keheliya Rambukwella the government spokesman, could ignore the fact that parliamentarians pay just Rs.2000/- per month for electricity in their free official residences and intimidates the poor.
- Sunday, 28 April 2013 14:09
The new tariff structure, introduced with effect from 20 April I believe, has been designed by a bunch of morons. CEB engineers, when asked why the university need embarrass itself by awarding degrees to morons, just pass the buck and say the government and the IMF forced them to introduce the MTS (Moronic Tariff Scheme).
- Saturday, 27 April 2013 13:05
Thanthai Chelvanayagam memorial lecture (to mark 36 th aneversary of S.J.V. Chelvanayagam) by Justice C.V.Wigneswaran on 'Whither Sri Lankan Tamils' on 26 th April in 2013 at new Kathiresan hall in Bambalapitiya.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 April 2013 07:15
- Friday, 26 April 2013 08:00
The military rule in northern Sri Lanka is such that even a Tamil politician from the ruling party cannot become a civil governor of the province, said the NSSP general secretary.
Last Updated on Friday, 26 April 2013 08:06
Indisputable evidence on violation of court orders. Compensation claims and Contempt of courts issues
- Friday, 26 April 2013 06:14
- Sunday, 21 April 2013 08:26
- Friday, 19 April 2013 13:25
- Saturday, 13 April 2013 11:06