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New president, papal visit brings hope to Sri Lankan Christians
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Panel on Sri Lankan Civil War to be Appointed: Government

Sri Lanka's new government will appoint an independent commission to probe the last stages of the country's civil war that ended in 2009, a minister said Friday. Cabinet spokesperson and Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne told Xinhua that the ... New Indian Express, 2 days ago
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More than 1.70 lakh Lankan refugees, asylum-seekers, IDPs: UNHCR

Chennai: Even five years after end of the civil war between Sri Lankan government and LTTE, over 1.70 lakh people remain either as refugees or asylum-seekers in other countries or Internally Displaced Persons within the Island, according to United Nations ...
 IndiaTV News1 week ago More than 1.70 lakh Sri Lankan people remains refugees or asylum-seekers, says UNHCR  24Dunia1 week ago More than 1.70 lakh Sri Lankan refugees,asylum-seekers,IDPs: UNHCR  Economic Times1 week ago 1.70 lakh Lankan refugees, asylum-seekers, IDPs : UNHCR  The Freepress Journal1 week ago
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'You don't want to see someone's power go unchecked'

'Sri Lanka has a large military presence in the north and east, where it is very difficult for the war-affected civilian population to move forward.' 'Right now the military is doing jobs that should be for the civilians. I would like to see Sirisena consider demilitarisation,' novelist V V Ganeshananthan tells Aseem Chhabra. The election results from Sri Lanka are still coming in, but what observers see has stunned them. Of course, no one is more stunned than President Mahinda Rajapaksa who ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Tamil nationalists support US-backed opposition in Sri Lankan election

The TNA is backing Maithripala Sirisena, who is just as responsible for the government's crimes during the civil war and the attacks on the
 World Socialist Web Site2 weeks ago Maithripala Sirisena: The mild-mannered giant-killer  Asian Age2 weeks ago Sri Lankan opposition leader says will not go soft on Tamil hardliners if elected  DNA India2 weeks ago
Jagran Post

UN rights chief accuses Sri Lanka of sabotaging war crimes probe

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein accused Colombo of subjecting civil society groups and rights activists to surveillance, harassment and other forms of intimidation. "A wall of fear has been created that has undoubtedly served to ...
 Jagran Post2 months ago UN rights chief accuses Lanka of sabotaging war crimes probe  Deccan Herald2 months ago
Sri Lanka Daily News

In Madhu, Pope tells Sri Lankans reconciliation requires repentance

Pope Francis told Sri Lankans seeking reconciliation after two-and-a-half decades of civil war that, before they can forgive each other, they must repent of their own sins. Only when we come to understand, in light of the cross, the evil we are ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News1 week ago
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Truth Will 'Heal the Scars' of War, Pope Says

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Pope Francis urged Sri Lankans to discover the truth behind their bloody 26-year civil war, saying it was necessary for the country to heal as he arrived in Colombo on an official visit. He was greeted by President Maithripala ...
 Austin American Statesman1 week ago

Pope Visits Shrine Where Thousands Took Refuge During Sri Lanka's Civil War

Catholic Communications, Sydney Archdiocese, 15 Jan 2015 This site, in Sri Lanka, is a powerful symbol of reconciliation. That's why Pope Francis decided to pray here, in the Shrine of Madhu. As the country suffered its civil war, it was here ...
 Noodls1 week ago

Sri Lankan Tamils in India hope to go back home

Thousands of Tamils took refuge in neighbouring India, during the years of the civil war. The latest election victory in Sri Lanka has led many to believe that perhaps a new era for Sri Lankan Tamils is not too far away. Al Jazeera's Faiz ...
 MENA Magazine2 weeks ago
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Lankan President Sacks Northern Province Military Governor, Appoints Civilian

COLOMBO: Addressing a long standing demand of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA), the new Sri Lankan government led by President Maithripala Sirisena has removed ex-military man Maj.Gen.G.A.Chandrasiri from the Governorship of the Tamil-majority ...
 New Indian Express1 week ago Time for Sri Lanka and India to reset ties  Rediff.com2 days ago Sri Lankan President Sirisena's early commitment to justice reform welcomed by IBAHRI  International Bar Association3 days ago Support given, now cautious hope  Calcutta Telegraph5 days ago
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