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Sri Lankan police violently assaulted university students occupying the health ministry on Wednesday and have now broadened the crackdown, arresting the protest leaders.
Colombo, June 23 (IANS) Sri Lankan police on Friday arrested Inter University students Federation (IUSF) leader Lahiru Weerasekara following violent clashes between students and security forces.
Colombo, June 21 (Xinhua) -- The Sri Lankan police on Wednesday said they had arrested 15 people over attacks against minority communities in the island country.
The government has vowed to protect Muslims and other religious minorities and prevent violence from escalating. It promises tougher laws to combat hate speech.
Colombo Sri Lankan police have arrested four people including a Buddhist monk and a police officer accused of taking part in an attack on a mosque, as part of a crackdown on violence against the minority Muslim population.
The Sri Lankan police on Sunday announced the arrest of "a key figure" from a hardline Buddhist organisation suspected to have instigated the anti-Muslim attacks.
The Sri Lankan police on Sunday announced the arrest of "a key figure" from a hardline Buddhist organisation suspected to have instigated the anti-Muslim attacks.
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The CTA also gives Sri Lankan police and the armed forces virtually unlimited powers of arrests, interrogation and detention.
Colombo: Sri Lankan police have arrested a key figure from an extremist Buddhist organisation blamed for a series of hate crimes against Muslims that has drawn international censure.
Colombo: police in Sri Lanka have arrested a key figure from an extremist Buddhist organisation blamed for a series of hate crimes against Muslims that has drawn international censure.
Sri Lankan police are seeking to arrest a hard-line Buddhist monk for causing religious and racial disharmony and threatening police officers.
Margue was accompanied by top diplomats from Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, Norway, South Africa and Switzerland. rights groups have accused Sri Lankan police of failing to stop a series of hate crimes and not prosecuting a controversial Buddhist ...
monsoon rains kill 91 in Sri Lanka (Updated) · Hundreds evacuated after deadly Sri Lanka dump collapse · Four elephants killed by Sri Lankan train · Sri Lankan police force to grant equal status to women · Garbage piles up in Sri Lanka capital as toll ...
The Sri Lankan police argued that this form of memorialization might interfere with national security, national unity and peace.
China is investing billions of dollars in infrastructure and developments in Sri Lanka, but many local citizens feel the country is being sold to the Chinese.
The Adayaalam Centre for Policy Research tweeted earlier today that their programme director Father Elil had been summoned again by Sri Lankan police, and ordered to report to the Special crimes Division of Mullaitivu police on Monday the 22nd of May.
The Adayaalam Centre for Policy Research tweeted earlier today that their programme director Father Elil had been summoned again by Sri Lankan police, and ordered to report to the Special crimes Division of Mullaitivu police on Monday the 22nd of May.
Sri Lankan police had obtained the court order banning the event the evening before on May 17, plastering posters of the order on the display and on signs nearby.
Despite the geographical distance, the threat posed by the Sri Lankan police is still real to the Sri Lankan asylum seekers.
Colombo: An unidentified gunman on Friday opened fire on police in Sri Lanka's former Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) stronghold of Kilinochchi, a day after Tamils observed the eighth anniversary of the end of the three-decade long civil war ...
The civil society activist who was harassed by the police for his involvement in the organisation of a memorial event today has now been summoned for questioning by police.
Sri Lankan police have fired tear gas at thousands of students protesting against a private medical university they say could jeopardize the nation's tradition of state-funded education.
The Mullaitivu magistrates court has served a stay order banning Mullivaikkaal commemorations planned for May 18th by Tamil civil society members.
The Mullaitivu magistrates court has served a stay order banning Mullivaikkaal commemorations planned for May 18th by Tamil civil society members.
In particular, the statement highlighted the summoning of two civil society activists by Sri Lankan police in Mullaitivu and "a letter from the Mullaitivu Magistrate's Court ordering a stay of the memorialisation event Tamil civil society was planning ...
The protesting students also called for accountability and progress in the case of the murder of two Tamil students by Sri Lankan police and were joined by staff members. Related Articles: 14 May 2017 : Protest in Pungudutivu over transfer of murder case.
Mullaitivu police detained an individual involved in Mullivaikkaal remembrance activities and summoned one other organiser for questioning on Tuesday evening.
Sri Lankan police have denied the allegations. In a statement, the government spokesman said claims the Immigration Department targeted "any particular claimants or categories of claimants is unfounded and not true".
According to Jahanara Begum Wife of Salim Khan informed that his husband's visa ended on 16 February 2017 along with his colleague Sk Tamizzuddin soon after visa expiration Sri Lankan police took them to police custody and forwarded them to local ...
Three asylum seeker families who sheltered US whistleblower Edward Snowden in 2013 say they are living in fear because of reports that Sri Lankan police officials have been in Hong Kong trying to search for them. Three asylum seeker families who ...
(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Amid a cloud of tear gas, an anti-government protester covers himself with a shield that reads in Spanish "Freedom," from jet of water shot from water cannon, during clashes with security forces in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednes.
FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2017 file photo, Sri Lankan police use water cannon to disperse protestors of a plan to take over private land for an industrial zone in which China will have a major stake outside the inauguration ceremony for the industrial ...
(AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena, File). FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2017 file photo, Sri Lankan police use water cannon to disperse protestors of a plan to take over private land for an industrial zone in which China will have a major stake outside the inaugu.
Colombo, Sri Lanka: Sri Lankan police on Thursday made one of their biggest heroin hauls in years, days after unidentified gunmen shot dead an anti-narcotics agent near Colombo.
FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2017 file photo, Sri Lankan police use water cannon to disperse protestors of a plan to take over private land for an industrial zone in which China will have a major stake outside the inauguration ceremony for the industrial ...
FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2017 file photo, Sri Lankan police use water cannon to disperse protestors of a plan to take over private land for an industrial zone in which China will have a major stake outside the inauguration ceremony for the industrial ...
7, 2017 file photo, Sri Lankan police use water cannon to disperse protestors of a plan to take over private land for an industrial zone in which China will have a major stake outside the inauguration ceremony for the industrial zone in Mirijjawila ...
Sri Lankan police are clearing nests of hornets and wasps in tea estates in the island's Central Province ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the area on Friday.
Sri Lankan police are clearing nests of hornets and wasps in tea estates in the island's Central Province ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the area on Friday.
Colombo: Sri Lanka has taken the unusual step of clearing thousands of wasps from a tea plantation to ensure Prime Minister Narendra Modi is not stung during his upcoming visit to the neighbouring country.
asylum seekers who sheltered former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden in Hong Kong fear they could soon be deported, while their lawyer has accused the government of a "superficial" screening of their cases.
Participants at the Tamil National Peoples' Front May Day rally this week faced intimidation by Sri Lankan police officers, who photographed attendees as they marched through Jaffna.
The Sri Lankan navy reported the detention of 32 people suspected to be Rohingya refugees and two Indian traffickers. The boat entered Sri Lankan waters on Sunday - with 16 children on board, one just 15 days old.
Today marks the twelfth anniversary since the abduction and murder of Tamil journalist Dharmeratnam Sivaram. Sivaram, popularly known under his nom-de-plume Taraki, was abducted in front of Bambalipitiya police station in Colombo on April 28 and was ...
January 13th, 2017 at 10:51 am editOne cannot compare UK with Sri Lanka,just like the Sri Lankan police every dpt, almost every professional have brought the country to the gutter level and in a matter of time with the help of psedo patriots who stirr ...
The Sri Lankan police are currently investigating whether the cause of the landslide was natural or manmade. State officials and security forces have launched a preliminary assessment project to assess the full extent of the damage and potential future ...
The Sri Lankan police are currently investigating whether the cause of the landslide was natural or manmade. State officials and security forces have launched a preliminary assessment project to assess the full extent of the damage and potential future ...
Sri Lankan police officers walk in the site of garbage mound collapse in Meetotamulla, on the outskirts of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, April 17, 2017.
Dozens still missing in Sri Lankan garbage collapse; 30 dead. By Associated Press Apr 17, 2017. Sri Lankan police officers walk in the site of garbage mound collapse in Meetotamulla, on the outskirts of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, ...


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