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A panel appointed by former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon reported that both the Sri Lankan army and the Tamil Tiger rebels had committed serious human rights violations and some of the actions could amount to war crimes.
Sri Lankan army soldiers evacuate flood victims stranded at Agalawatte in Kalutara district, Sri Lanka on Saturday. (Photo: AP).
In fact, the LTTE had always fought behind human shields, against the Indian peace Keeping Force and the Sri Lankan army. But finally the Sri Lankan army decided to ignore the human shields and bombard the rogues and, in the process, tens of thousands ...
On March 30, laundered by Ban Ki-Moon and the UN, Shavendra Silva has been named Adjutant General of the Sri Lankan army, photos here.
The Sri Lankan army and the government declined to comment on the report. Sri Lanka has routinely denied that its forces have been involved in widespread torture or abuse.
Colombo: A Sri Lankan army brigadier was today arrested for issuing shooting orders in 2013 that led to the killing of three persons, including a 14-year-old student, who were among a group of villagers demanding clean drinking water.
The Sri Lankan army has been accused of killing civilians and prisoners. In March 2014, the UN Human Rights Council authorised an investigation into "crimes against humanity" during the civil war.
After thus becoming isolated completely, and with their funds frozen and overseas supports stifled, they became marginalised enough to be brutally eliminated by the Sri Lankan army. For all those interested in a final and respectable resolution to our ...
... that 'bloodbath' would take place in Tamil Nadu if anything happened to the then LTTE leader V Prabhakaran. He had also said there was nothing wrong with youth taking to arms and joining the LTTE in its fight against the Sri Lankan army. OneIndia News.
"The UN estimates that at least 70,000 Tamils were killed when the Sri Lankan army carried out a brutal attack on an area it had designated a supposedly 'safe zone' in the north of the island.
The May 17 Movement had planned to hold the vigil as part of the 8th anniversary of the killing of Sri Lankan Tamils in the conflict between the Sri Lankan army and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). A senior officer of the city police said ...
... after Kamarajar Salai was blocked," he said. The May 17 Movement had planned to hold the vigil as part of the 8th anniversary of the killing of Sri Lankan Tamils in the conflict between the Sri Lankan army and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam ...
On this day in 2009 the leader of the Tamil Tigers, Velupillai Prabhakaran, was declared dead and the guerrilla army he led was finally defeated by the Sri Lankan army. Prabhakaran's 12-year-old son Balachandran, was allegedly murdered by Sri Lankan ...
It has now come to light that there are firms training Tamils to enact a drama when being interviewed for refugee status and Tamils are paying to be bodily harmed with a doctor endorsing that the wounds are recent and committed by the Sri Lankan army.
Families in Mullivaikkal, the last place to be captured by the Sri Lankan army in May 2009, have this year started carving stones with the names of their dead, including children and the elderly.
New Delhi: A military parachutist from Sri Lanka survived a high-voltage shock after getting entangled in power lines. The incident happened during a training exercise by the Sri Lankan army in Kadurugasara earlier this month, reported local websites.
Local websites reported that the incident happened during a training exercise by the Sri Lankan army. The parachute is seen in the video descending down when all of a sudden it gets trapped in the high voltage power line.
A Sri Lankan army commander laid the foundation stone for a controversial new Buddhist stupa in Jaffna this week. The commander of Sri Lanka's 523 Division Brigadier Dissanayake was the chief guest at the ceremony, which was attended by several ...
A Sri Lankan army commander laid the foundation stone for a controversial new Buddhist stupa in Jaffna this week. The commander of Sri Lanka's 523 Division Brigadier Dissanayake was the chief guest at the ceremony, which was attended by several ...
... event was attended by the government Agent, Mr Suntharam Arumainayaham, General Jariyakarawanana and a prominent Buddhist monk.
Hong Kong refugee Rangi was 14 when civil war broke out in Sri Lanka. From among his classmates, he is one of a few survivors; many were slaughtered by the Sri Lankan army. I arranged to spend the night with Rangi and his family in their cramped Wan ...
The strike was called in response to a call by the families of people who had disappeared after being taken away by the Sri Lankan army or police. The families are demanding to know what has happened to their relatives. On May 1, May Day rallies raised ...
"The Sri Lankan army chief appreciated Pakistan Army's achievements and contributions towards national and regional security.
"The Sri Lankan army chief appreciated Pakistan Army's achievements and contributions towards national and regional security.
This is quite similar to a few years ago when Malaysia deported suspected Tamils from Sri Lanka for their alleged links to the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).
Just months after the bombing in Saroja's village, the Tamil Tigers said the Sri Lankan army killed at least 45 civilians in another border village, Vakarai, in the country's east.
Just months after the bombing in Saroja's village, the Tamil Tigers said the Sri Lankan army killed at least 45 civilians in another border village, Vakarai, in the country's east.
Sarath Fonseka headed the Sri Lankan army from 2005 to 2009 and was one of the driving forces behind Sri Lanka's final assault against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, which saw large scale mass atrocities and war crimes committed by Sri Lanka's ...
Sri Lankan army chief thanks Pakistani counterpart for 'incessant support'. By PTI | Updated: May 03, 2017, 07.15 PM IST.
Sri Lanka was facing civil war issues from 1983, which ended in 2009, after Sri Lankan army defeated LTTE (Local organization demanding a separate country for themselves in Sri Lanka).
Emergency officials told the BBC that up to 20 people may remain buried in their houses, with the Sri Lankan army now co-ordinating the recovery.
The Sri Lankan military celebrated the refurbishment of a military base in Vanni this month, which includes the renovation of a badminton court at the 62 Division headquarters.
Fernando, N., Jayatunge, R.M. (2010). Combat Related PTSD among the Sri Lankan army Servicemen. Fernando, R., Hewagama, M.,Priyangika, W.D.
The former Sri Lankan army Commander and the current Minister of Regional Development, Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka, has said that President Maithripala Sirisiena has offered him a position responsible for maintaining essential services in case these ...
For six months, the Sri Lankan army and the government declined to respond to AP's questions about the 2007 case. Instead, officials first dodged repeated queries, then gave vague assurances that the scandal represented an isolated incident.
Sri Lankan army soldiers and rescue workers salvage belongings after houses are buried in a collapse of a garbage dump in Meetotamulla, on the outskirts of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Saturday, April 15, 2017.
For six months, the Sri Lankan army and the government declined to respond to AP's questions about the 2007 case. Instead, officials first dodged repeated queries, then gave vague assurances that the scandal represented an isolated incident.
Colombo: The death toll from the sudden collapse of a giant open garbage dump near Colombo reached 31 on Tuesday even as Sri Lankan army personnel searched for missing persons four days after the debris buried dozens of houses. A portion of the ...
Sri Lankan army rescuers remove debris from a buried house following a garbage mound collapse in Meetotamulla, on the outskirts of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, April 17, 2017.
Sri Lankan army rescuers remove debris from a buried house following a garbage mound collapse in Meetotamulla, on the outskirts of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, April 17, 2017.
Sri Lankan army soldiers and rescue workers salvage belongings of residents of the line of buried houses in a collapse of a garbage dump in Meetotamulla, on the outskirts of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Saturday, April 15, 2017.
A Sri Lankan army soldier walks to erect red flags to demarcate danger zones following the collapse of a garbage mound in Meetotamulla, on the outskirts of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, April 17, 2017.
For six months, the Sri Lankan army and the government declined to respond to AP's questions about the 2007 case. Instead, officials first dodged repeated queries, then gave vague assurances that the scandal represented an isolated incident.
Sri Lankan army soldiers and rescue workers salvage belongings after houses are buried in a collapse of a garbage dump in Meetotamulla, on the outskirts of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Saturday, April 15, 2017.
Sri Lankan army soldiers and rescue workers salvage belongings after houses are buried in a collapse of a garbage dump in Meetotamulla, on the outskirts of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Saturday, April 15, 2017.
Sri Lankan army soldiers and rescue workers salvage belongings after houses are buried in a collapse of a garbage dump in Meetotamulla, on the outskirts of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Saturday, April 15, 2017.
Therefore it is nonsensical to blame the Sri Lankan army for sexual offences against Tamils. If anyone did so, that was done against clear instructions not to do so as STI prevalence was thought to be very high in the north and east Tamil community due ...
(AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008 file photo, Sri Lankan army soldiers trained as U.N. peacekeepers march during a ceremony in Panagoda army camp, about 20 kilometers (12 miles) southeast of Colombo, Sri Lanka.


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