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Maitripala Sirisena enters Prez race as Opposition candidate

 
Sirisena’s announcement, which came just one day after Rajapakse called the election, is not a sudden development. Much spade work took place behind the scenes because it is difficult to strike ‘deals’ at one go given the fragmented nature of Sri Lanka politics ever since Mahinda Rajapaksa carved out a place under the Colombo sun. ...
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Obama White House announces third Lanka resolution

 
The Obama administration has declared that it will present a third consecutive resolution on Sri Lanka to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) meeting next ...
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Mass conviction of 2009 Bangladesh mutineers

 
The decision of a Bangladeshi court to sentence 152 people to death, for their role in the 2009 Bangladesh Rifles mutiny, marks a clear signal ...
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SL Govt detains human rights activists under anti-terror law

 
The Sri Lankan police have arrested human rights campaigners who have been demanding the release of Tamil youth detained since the end of the war ...
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US presents new UNHRC resolution on Sri Lankan human rights

 
The United States, with Britain, Montenegro, Macedonia and Mauritius as co-signatories, has presented another resolution on human right violations by the Sri Lankan government to ...
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Sri Lankan president rejects fresh war crimes evidence

 
The latest video, produced by Channel 4, with fresh evidence, was screened in the Geneva headquarters of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHCR) to the delegations attending the current UNHCR annual meeting....
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UNHCR: Colombo under increased pressure

 
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navanethem Pillay issued a report that cautiously criticised Rajapaksa government for not adequately addressing human rights violations....
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Pak: UN ‘Missing Persons’ probe team snubbed

 
A United Nations team investigating the fate of thousands of “disappeared” in Balochistan ended a 10-day fact-finding trip last week, during which it was snubbed ...
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Balochistan: Sectarian violence flares up, administration in disarray

 
There appears no end to sectarian violence and the phenomenon of missing persons in Balochistan. Both in fact appear to be going out of control.  ...
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