August 21, 2014
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Salem-News.com (Jun-18-2014 05:12)
Sri Lanka Condemns Violence Against MuslimsSalem-News.com
Stronger international oversight urged to ensure accountability and protection of ethnic and religious groups.
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The United States Tamil Political Action Council strongly condemns the attack on the Muslims in the town of Aluthgama in Sri Lanka on Sunday and calls on the international community to address the rampant impunity on the island.
Salem-News.com (May-11-2014 11:15)
Exhibition Exposes Sri Lankan Human Rights CrisisArticle by Garry Holliday
The exhibition was launched on April 30 with a public meeting attended by 100 people.
A three-day photo exhibition at Fremantle's Victoria Hall brought the human rights crisis gripping Sri Lanka to a wider audience.
Salem-News.com (May-10-2014 17:31)
External Pressure on Sri Lanka May Hurt Progress: President Mahinda RajapakseSalem-News.com
"At present Sri Lanka's annual average growth rate is 7 per cent. In the north it is around 22 per cent. Sri Lanka is among the few countries in Asia with a high growth rate after China," - Majinda Rajapakse
President Mahinda Rajapakse on Wednesday told a top UN official that undue external pressures on Sri Lanka were having adverse effects that could hurt the country's progress.
Salem-News.com (May-07-2014 08:34)
Militant Training Camps on Sri Lankan Soil - L. GanesanSalem-News.com
On 5 May Central security agencies claimed that Pakistan’s ISI had plans to carry out terror attacks on two foreign consulates.
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L. Ganesan, a senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member warned his party on 5 May 2014 in Tiruchi that Pakistan had chosen Sri Lanka as a base for organising arms training camps for terror outfits and was trying to send militants into India through coastal routes.
Salem-News.com (May-07-2014 08:12)
Jaffna University Students are not Allowed to Conduct Any Mullivaaykkal MemorialIntro by Visvanathan Sivam for Salem-News.com
A notice conveying the ‘instruction’ with the signature of the Registrar has been put up at several places inside the University premises on Tuesday.
Even ten UNHRC resolutions in Geneva will not bring freedom of expression and movement to the Eelam Tamils. Now that the Tamil students are free from their academic studies, they will not be allowed to conduct any Mullivaaykkal function anywhere else in the Tamil Homeland.
Salem-News.com (May-03-2014 16:28)
Sri Lanka Had an ISI Hand in Chennai Bomb Blast?Salem-News.com
Tamil Nadu has been targeted by ISI backed by Sri Lanka since Chief Minister Jayalalithaa is against the present regime of the island nation.
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Sri Lanka-based links to two suspects with ISI background nabbed by Tamil Nadu police in connection with bomb blasts in Chennai railway station has opened a new revelation to intelligence agencies.
Salem-News.com (May-01-2014 11:30)
Several SL Aircraft Banned from Entering Air Space of European CountriesSalem-News.com
Economic sanction in disguise?
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A number of planes belonging to the Sri Lankan (SL) aviation service have been declared as not airworthy and a number of European countries have therefore banned their use of the air space of those countries, according reports reaching Lanka e news.
Salem-News.com (Apr-28-2014 09:31)
Sri Lanka: Arrest of Tamils Without Warrants Still ContinuesIntro by Visvanathan Sivam for Salem-News.com
Within the last two months, more than 70 people have been detained and interrogated by the SL military, according to its own claims.
People are being abducted on a daily basis in North by the Sri Lankan military intelligence operatives clad in civil as ‘Terrorist Investigation Division’ of the Sri Lankan Police. The abductees are taken to interrogations cells operated in each district.
Salem-News.com (Apr-26-2014 15:31)
Sri Lanka: Who is Producing Statistics on Rape?Salem-News.com
Major General Shavindra replies to allegations
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Sri Lanka’s Deputy Permanant Representative to the UN Major General Shavendra Silva replied to allegations raised against the Army over sexual assaults in the North through UN Reports.
Salem-News.com (Apr-25-2014 13:02)
Tamil Eelam Is Not LTTEDr. Parasaran Rangarajan for Salem-News.com
The founding father of India, Mahatma Gandhi, encouraged Hindus to read the teachings of Jesus Christ to form unity and when Tamil nationalism rose in the late 1970’s
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For nearly 30 years, the phrase “Tamil Eelam” has been associated with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) who fought a bloody civil war against the government of Sri Lanka for a separate homeland in the Northeast of the island.
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