Human Rights Watch (HRW) has criticised the Sri Lankan government’s newly announced Office of Missing Persons’ (OMP), stating that the authorities had failed to sufficiently consult with victims in establishing the new mechanism.
Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa has slammed the Eastern Province Chief Minister Nazeer Ahamed, who berated a navy officer and the governor of the province in the presence of US Ambassador Keshap.
A protest against the Eastern Chief Minister Mr Nazeer Ahmed has been organised Sinhala nationalist organisation ‘Sinha Le.’
The protest was organised by the group in response to the Chief Minister telling the military to leave a community event held in Sampur.
The ‘Sinha Le’ protest flyer read,