Depopulation is part of Rajapakse's genocidal war

The Sinhala supremacist regime of President Mahinda Rajapakse has a major politico - military objective against which the Tamil people are regarded as being of no consequence

Licence to arrest and torture

'The PTA provides an incentive for interrogating police to obtain confessions from detainees by any means, including torture'

US: LTTE is not a threat to region or world

‘The Tigers are representing the Tamils in negotiations with Sri Lanka’

Divided experts present four different proposals

The main issues of contention dividing the 'majority' report and other, dissenting reports, are matters like the extent of devolution: the dissenters, all Sinhalese, want to strengthen the unitary state while the majority group want devolution.

Colombo bombing exposes security failings

Defence Secretary has a narrow escape as his Presidential-style screen is penetrated. Luck, not security, say analysts

Singh: 'Civilian deaths of utmost concern and sorrow'

Indian Prime Minisiter Manmohan Singh has written to Mr. Vaiko, the General Secretary of the pro-LTTE MDMK in Tamil Nadu, sharing his concerns about the Sri Lankan government's attacks on civilians.

Slain aid workers mourned as probe drags

"In this kind of situation we have to be very cautious because [the investigation] can be manipulated"

‘They want to wipe us Tamils out’

Thousands flee Sri Lanka on wave of terror.

(video) Sri Lanka 'uses child fighters' - UN envoy

Sri Lankan government forces are recruiting child soldiers to fight against the Tamil Tigers, UN Envoy Allan Rock says in an interview with BBC.

Story of the Colombo 'safe house'

The arrest of a Tamil youth, Poobalapillai Kantharajah, 26, from Batticaloa, on September 29, shed light on an abduction and extortion racket that has plagued the eastern city for some time. Investigations carried out following the arrest show that although several complaints had been made to the police with regard to suspicious activities taking place in highly residential areas in the city, no attention was paid to them and no action taken on the complaints made. In fact, in one instance, the police had told several residents who lodged a complaint on suspicious activities taking place in...

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