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Elderly Tamil woman found murdered in Koppai
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The body of an elderly Tamil woman was found murdered in her home in Koppai this morning, reported Uthayan.

The body, found beaten with open wounds and lacerations, is that of 70-year-old Kumarasami Mangayakarasi. Her jewellery, including earrings and bangles, were missing.

Mrs Mangayakarasi lived alone in her home near Naasimar temple, Koppai Old Street. She is reported to have four children, who currently reside abroad.

 
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Tamil Guardian 08 February 2016
Human Rights Chief raises hopes of resettlement at IDP camp in Jaffna
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The United Nations Human Rights Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein visited Chunnakam IDP camp on Saturday, stating that he hoped the displaced Tamil villagers would be returned to their original homes the next time he visited Jaffna.

Speaking to families living at the camp, [more]

Tamil Guardian 08 February 2016
Sri Lankan government appoints ‘Special Task Force’ to gauge public opinion UN resolution
The Sri Lankan government announced it will be appointing a ‘Special Task Force’ to examine public opinion on the implementation of a UN Human Rights Council resolution calling for accountability for violations of international humanitarian law. The 11-member group, [more]

Tamil Guardian 07 February 2016
Human Rights Chief talks political prisoners, disappearances and release of land on North-East visit

  The UN Human Rights chief discussed the “challenges” faced by the Tamil people, in talks with the Chief Minister of the Northern Provincial Council C. [more]

Tamil Guardian 07 February 2016
UN High Commissioner meets protesting relatives of the disappeared in Jaffna
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, met with family members of the disappeared who were staging a protest as he arrived in Jaffna on Sunday. [more]

Tamil Guardian 07 February 2016
Hundreds of Sinhala nationalists protest against UN human rights chief
Waving Sri Lankan flags, protestors threw shoes and slippers at photographs of UN human rights chief Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein before burning posters with his image on Saturday. [more]

Tamil Guardian 07 February 2016
Chinese FM meets Sri Lanka foreign minister
China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi met Sri Lanaka’s Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera during a short stay, reports Ceylonews. Sri Lanka’s Deputy Foreign Minister Dr Harsha de Silva said, [more]

Tamil Guardian 07 February 2016
UNP, SLFP agree on no international element ot accountability process
The UNP and the Sri Lanka Freedom party are in agreement that there would be no foreign judges in a local judicial mechanism to look into alleged violations of international humanitarian law, reports dailymirror. [more]

Tamil Guardian 06 February 2016
Swaraj says India 'fully satisfied' with Sri Lanka's programme - Daily Mirror

The Indian government is fully supportive of Sri Lanka's programmes and is grateful to the new administration's policies on reconciliation and development, visiting foreign minister Sushma Swaraj said according to the Daily Mirror. [more]


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