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Why HAF wants international probe into Sri Lankan war crimes

Why HAF wants international probe into Sri Lankan war crimes

Hindu American Foundation: 'As an organisation that works on issues affecting Hindu minorities... in the civil war although all groups were affected, Hindu temples and Hindu institutions were disproportionately affected, and Hindus continue to be affected.' Sri Lanka's Ambassador to the United States Prasad Kariyawasam: 'Assume that Sri Lanka is referred to the ICC through the UN Security Council -- which will never happen because Sri Lanka has enough clout to block it. But assume it is. Still, ..., 2 weeks ago
Is hospital bombing a war crime? Social Dashboard, 7 hours ago

Hopes in a warring land

Set during Sri Lanka’s civil war, little Prabhu tries to use his one skill to emerge from its bloody depths — cricket Just as the literary world woke up to recognise the brilliance of a posse of novelists from Pakistan, who, following the footsteps of ...
 Asian Age13 hours ago

Sri Lanka war crimes resolution softened before U.N. debate

An air force officer holds Sri Lanka's national flag as the sun sets at Galle Face Green in Colombo February 2, 2013. Reuters/Dinuka Liyanawatte A U.S.-backed resolution ...
 Reuters6 days ago U.N. resolution may not offer justice for Sri Lanka's war victims  Humanosphere6 days ago India backs Lankans' quest for justice  The Statesman1 week ago India backs justice for Sri Lanka's war crime victims  Rediff.com1 week ago
Times of India

Indian author selected for UK non-fiction longlist

NEW DELHI: An account of Sri Lanka's civil war by Indian author Samanth Subramanium has been longlisted for the Samuel Johnson prize, one of United Kingdom's most prestigious award for non-fiction. Subramanium's book "This Divided Island" is among ...
 Times of India1 week ago Indian author Samanth Subramanium in UK non-fiction longlist  Rediff.com1 week ago
New Indian Express

Germany Offers Help for Sri Lankan Probe of War Atrocities

COLOMBO: Germany has offered assistance to Sri Lanka in its investigation of alleged atrocities during its civil war, in which thousands of people died. Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier made the offer in a meeting with his Sri Lankan ...
 New Indian Express1 week ago German foreign minister offers assistance for Sri Lankan probe of alleged war atrocities  DailyNews724.com1 week ago Building trusted SL-German partnership  DailyFT2 weeks ago German foreign minister offers...  LocalNews7.com1 week ago

News in the Humanosphere: U.N. approves Sri Lanka war crimes investigation resolution

The United Nations Human Rights Council approved a resolution to investigate war crimes committed during the Sri Lankan civil war. The U.N. human rights office said it was an historic opportunity for Sri Lanka to address the grave human rights ...
 Humanosphere3 days ago UN seeks special court to investigate Sri Lankan war atrocites  First Post.com2 weeks ago UN seeks international judges to probe Lankan war crimes  Rediff.com2 weeks ago

U.S. sees new chance for Sri Lanka reconciliation after civil war

(Adds Tamil party, government comments) By Shihar Aneez COLOMBO, Aug 26 (Reuters) - The United States said on Wednesday it saw a new opportunity for reconciliation in Sri Lanka and a coming to terms with the legacy of 26 years of civil war. Sri ...
 AlertNet1 month ago US sees strong intent in new Sri Lankan Government to address rights issues  DailyFT2 weeks ago Strong intent in new Sri Lankan govt to address rights issues, US says  Times of India2 weeks ago US sees new chance for Sri Lanka reconciliation after civil war  DNA India1 month ago
Hindustan Times

UN recommends 'special hybrid court' to probe Sri Lankan war crimes

Sri Lankan government forces and Tamil Tiger rebels "most likely" committed war crimes including mass killings of civilians during their long conflict that should be prosecuted by a 'special hybrid court' with international judges to ensure justice, ...
 Hindustan Times2 weeks ago
Times of India

Former LTTE operative, who lost leg in Sri Lankan civil war, arrested in Tamil Nadu for acquiring fake passport

The Trichy police arrested a native of Ramanathapuram for helping the former LTTE member get the fake passport. They were searching for a man in Chennai for helping him.
 Times of India2 months ago Ex-LTTE members demand solution of Tamil issue  DNA2 months ago
Nikkei Asian Review

UN report sparks fresh calls for tribunal on civil war

MULLIVAIKAL, Sri Lanka -- Across a flat, barren strip of land in Mullivaikal, on Sri Lanka's northeastern coast, a cluster of newly painted two-roomed concrete houses glows brightly under a scorching afternoon sun. But this evidence of renewal ...
 Nikkei Asian Review2 weeks ago
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