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Sri Lanka’s transitional justice system not tilted in favour of any one group: Foreign Minister

Sri Lanka’s transitional justice system will not benefit any one particular group and certainly not target the armed forces, Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera said on Wednesday.

published on : 15th March 2017

Sri Lanka seeks two more years from UN to deliver war crimes probe

According to the UN figures, up to 40,000 civilians were killed by the security forces during former president Rajapaksa's regime that brought an end to the conflict with the defeat of LTTE in 2009. 

published on : 13th March 2017

Ex-LTTE leader forms political party, to raise Tamil concerns

At the party's inauguration, he said TUFP would be based in Batticaloa and would open branches in the north and the east.

published on : 12th February 2017

Rajapaksa says he will oppose Sri Lanka's new Constitution

Reports from six sub-committees comprising members from all political parties are to be referred to the main steering committee.

published on : 28th January 2017

Sirisena to push for amendments in Sino-Lankan pact on Hambantota port

President Sirisena is likely to ask the Chinese to bring down their equity in the Hambantota Sino-Lankan JV from the present 80 percent to a more politically acceptable level, sources said.

published on : 1st January 2017

Rajapaksa threatens to overturn deal with China on Hambantota port

Rajapaksa, and his new organisation the Sri Lanka Podu Jana Peramuna (SLPP), have threatened to abrogate the agreement with when they come to power.

published on : 16th December 2016