Tag: investigation

7 Tamil Diaspora Groups & 389 individuals banned

Seven Tamil diaspora groups, including some influential organizations based in the UK, Canada and Australia have been banned by Sri Lankan Government. According to the...

We never told to disrespect or flout the law; Media plaguing misinformation – Azath...

The National United Alliance (NUA) Former Western Province Governor Azath Salley said he media is spreading misinformation and giving the public a whole different...

Makadure Madush ; killed at the place that made him a monster

(By Tharindu Jayawardhana | Translated by Akitha Wijayasinghe) Samarasinghe Arachchige Madush Lakshitha alias Makandure Madush, who was being questioned by the CID on a detention...

Students with special needs starve amidst an ongoing court case

(By Shalika Wimalasena | Translated by Akitha Wijayasinghe) Due to the arbitrary intervention of the Department of Social Services, the functioning of the Sri Sudarshi...

Jaffna’s Cultural Hall steers new controversy

Secretary to the State Ministry of National Heritage, Performing Arts and Rural Arts Promotion, S.T. Kodikara has recommended the Ministry of Buddhasasana, Religious and...

Increasingly fenced in Rambaken Oya Milk Farmers hope for indigenous land

(Nethmi Rajawasam and MediaLK Team) Increasingly fenced in Rambaken Oya Milk Farmers hope for indigenous land The milk farmer settlers of Galwala Yaya in Rambaken Oya,...

Petrol prices: LP 92 43.9% increase from Jan 2019 price

(Nethmi Rajawasam) The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) has increased the price of petrol (LP 92 Octane) by Rs. 20, from Rs. 157 to Rs. 177...

Questioning of Father Cyril Gamini by the CID continues over 5 long hours

(Nethmi Rajawasam) Reverend Cyril Gamini Fernando who has been accused of defaming the Director of the State Intelligence Service (SIS) Major-General Suresh Salley, arrived at...

Prison Protest Ends : Demands Remain Unanswered

(Nethmi Rajawasam) The protesting inmates serving long-term prison sentences in the Welikada prison on 28th ended their month-long rooftop protest demanding the due reductions and...

Repeal Prevention of Terrorism Act to Meet International Commitments – Human Rights Watch

The Sri Lankan government’s pardon of 16 prisoners convicted under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA), however welcome, does not address the urgent need...