December 12, 2013
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Salem-News.com (Dec-11-2013 23:33)
SRI LANKA: Avoiding The UNSC For An International InvestigationParasaran Rangarajan for Salem-News.com
There are several ways of avoiding the UNSC for a trial to commence against accused war criminals.
The International Criminal Court (ICC) remains relatively new, formed in 2002, to address allegations of war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide, and serious violations of international law.
Salem-News.com (Dec-11-2013 13:05)
Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam`s (TGTE) 2nd Parliament InauguratedSalem-News.com
Group also elects Prime Minister and Speaker, while urging that Sri Lanka be expelled from the Commonwealth and to reject South Africa sponsored Truth & Reconciliation initiative.
Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam, which was formed after the mass killing of Tamils in the final months of the Sri Lanka war in 2009, completed its first Parliamentary term and inaugurated its second Parliamentary term on December 6, 2013.
Salem-News.com (Dec-09-2013 17:11)
Regime Change Not a Viable Solution...S. V. Kirubaharan for Salem-News.com
Regime change in Sri Lanka will only pave the way for an excuse from the international community that, a new regime needs time and space for its transitional period.
The 1987 Indo- Lanka accord recognized the North East of the island of Sri Lanka as the hereditary land of the Tamil people. Under internationally agreed arrangement, the North and Eastern provinces were merged as one administrative unit.
Salem-News.com (Dec-09-2013 16:46)
CHOGM Mooted TRC, Ill-Fit for Sri Lanka, Say ANU Fellow, Legal ScholarSalem-News.com
In Sri Lanka, during the four years after the war, and years before, under Rajapakses, NGOs have documented sham commissions created by the ruling family to divert focus and as a delaying tactic.
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Establishing a Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) modeled on the South Africa (SA) experience, viewed by Sri Lanka backers as an urgent need to mitigate possible strong actions by the International Community against Sri Lanka over its rights violations, appears as an imminent outcome from the recently concluded Commonwealth Meeting [CHOGM].
Salem-News.com (Dec-07-2013 12:25)
The Passing Away of Nelson MandelaSalem-News.com
It was a great tragedy that Sri Lanka could not have produced a Sinhalese prime minister or a president like Nelson Mandela, since its independence in 1948, as hundreds of thousands of Tamil lives could have been spared.
Now the South African President Jacob Zuma is recommending to Sri Lanka that it should adopt the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) to bring about reconciliation among the communities in Sri Lanka.
Salem-News.com (Dec-05-2013 21:27)
Tamils for Obama Thank and Congratulate US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha BiswalSalem-News.com
Group seeks support of international inquiry and UN-backed referendum in NE Sri Lanka.
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In a letter to newly sworn US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Biswal, Tamils for Obama congratulated her and reminded her of the widows and orphans left from the Sri Lankan civil war.
Salem-News.com (Dec-05-2013 13:21)
Never Has A Government Investigated Itself And An Admission of GenocideParasaran Rangarajan for Salem-News.com
Under any circumstances, there is absolutely no credibility for domestic mechanisms to address “accountability” issues for these alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka as called upon by UNHRC resolutions...
The language of the most recent and prior resolutions against Sri Lanka at the U.N. Human Rights Council (UNHRC) introduced by the U.S. call upon the government of Sri Lanka to implement the LLRC or other domestic mechanisms for “accountability.”
Salem-News.com (Dec-05-2013 10:53)
Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE) Begins 2nd Parliamentary TermSalem-News.com
The Inaugural Session on December 6th.
ransnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE) is a new political concept, formed after the mass killing of Tamils in the final months of the war in 2009.
Salem-News.com (Dec-03-2013 15:46)
UN Human Rights Expert Starts Mission in Sri LankaSalem-News.com
Sri Lanka: UN human rights expert starts mission to assess situation of internally displaced persons...
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United Nations Special Rapporteur Chaloka Beyani started today a five-day official visit to Sri Lanka to examine the overall situation of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the country.
Salem-News.com (Dec-03-2013 13:22)
Tim King on Barry Chamish Radio Program Tonight at 7:00 PM (Eastern)Salem-News.com
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Tim King is the scheduled guest for the Barry Chamish radio program this Tuesday evening, 3 December 2013. Tim is known for taking on huge human rights issues in the world along with Genocide and War Crimes. He has reported from Iraq and Afghanistan and is also a passionate advocate for Veterans, motorcyclists and the human race.
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