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David Cameron presses Rajapaksa on war crimes
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As an estimated 8000 protestors gathered outside Marlborough House to demonstrate against Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, it was reported that inside, British Prime Minister David Cameron also discussed the issue of war crimes with Rajapaksa.

The Prime Minister’s spokesman Craig Oliver told Channel 4 that,
“The Prime Minister raised the issue of making sure that allegations of war crimes in Sri Lanka were properly investigated”.
Earlier, reports from “senior  sources” to The Times indicated that the British Prime Minister would also warn Rajapaksa of potential boycott of the 2013 CHOGM, currently scheduled to be held in Colombo, unless there was speedier action on issues such as demilitarisation and devolving power.

Meanwhile, Sri Lankan Presidential spokesperson Bandula Jayasekara told the Daily Mirror that a “cordial” meeting on “development in the country” was held, and told the Colombo Gazette that details of the discussion were not yet available.

 
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Tamil Guardian 04 March 2015
Teenage Tamil girl dies after gang rape in Vavuniya

A 16 year old girl died after being gang raped by at least 10 men in Vavuniya, reports the Uthayan.

Members of the Northern Provincial Council and the Tamil National Alliance visited the home of the teenager to pass on their condolences to her family.

The teenage girl was from the village of Kanagarayankulam, [more]

Tamil Guardian 04 March 2015
Man shot dead in Vavuniya
A forty-five year old restaurant owner was shot dead last night in Vavuniya. The man, identified as Vadivelu, was shot by unidentified gunmen as he left his restaurant in Maharambaikulam at around 10:30pm local time, the Uthayan reported. [more]

Tamil Guardian 04 March 2015
Flight passengers de-board aircraft in protest of Tamil asylum seeker deportation
A flight scheduled to deport a Tamil asylum seeker from Australia was disrupted after passengers left the plane in protest of what was happening. The 25 year old Tamil asylum seeker, [more]

Tamil Guardian 04 March 2015
Effigies of TNA MP Sumanthiran seen across Jaffna
Further effigies of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) MP, M A Sumanthiran were seen across Jaffna, the local newspaper, Uthayan reported on Wednesday. [more]

Tamil Guardian 04 March 2015
China defends loans to Sri Lanka and docking of submarines in Colombo

The Chinese government defended the practise of extending loans to Sri Lanka on Monday, stating that they were granted at the request of the Sri Lankan government. [more]

Tamil Guardian 04 March 2015
BBS demands probe into British colonial massacres in Sri Lanka

The General Secretary of Bodhu Bala Sena (BBS) demanded an investigation into massacres committed by the British during colonial rule in Sri Lanka, reports Daily Mirror. [more]

Tamil Guardian 03 March 2015
Sri Lankan Navy abducted children confirms police spokesperson
Sri Lankan military officials abducted at least 10 wealthy school children from Trincomalee and Colombo during the armed conflict reports Colombo Mirror. [more]

Tamil Guardian 03 March 2015
Credible tangible accountability prerequisite for peace in Sri Lanka says UN
The UN Under-Secretary General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman, stressed on Tuesday that "credible, tangible progress" in reconciliation, [more]


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