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Pope backs search for wartime truth in Sri Lanka
Japan Times

Pope urges reconciliation and justice in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO: Pope Francis brought calls for reconciliation and justice to Sri Lanka yesterday as he began a weeklong Asian tour, saying the island nation can't fully heal from a quarter-century of brutal civil war without pursuing the truth about abuses ... Gulf Daily News, 1 week ago
Pope calls for justice in Sri Lanka Irish Independent, 1 week ago
Sri Lanka Daily News


Politics are now nothing more than a means of rising in the world. - Samuel Johnson Boswell's Life of Johnson The following very beneficial proposals are contained in the 100 day program of President Maithripala Sirisena:- 'The process will ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News5 days ago
National Catholic Reporter

Pope backs truth commissions in Sri Lanka trip

Pope Francis on Tuesday insisted that healing from violence and conflict must include the pursuit of truth, making the point upon his arrival in Sri Lanka, an Asian nation still recovering from a 30-year civil war between a Buddhist majority and a ...
 Irish Catholic1 week ago Francis calls on Sri Lankans to acknowledge sin, evil of civil war  National Catholic Reporter1 week ago Pope urges Sri Lanka reconciliation  Irish Independent1 week ago Pope arrives in Sri Lanka and backs search for wartime truth  Economic Times1 week ago
Sri Lanka Daily News

UGC, PTFTSL to implement four National Language Proficiency courses

The University of Grants Commission (UGC) in collaboration with the Presidential Task Force for Trilingual Sri Lanka (PTFTSL) has planned to implement four certificate level second National Language Proficiency courses under President Mahinda ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News1 month ago
Sri Lanka Island

Missed The Point?

Missing Persons Commission By Waruni Karunarathne Many civil society activists have observed that the Presidential Commission to Investigate into Complaints Regarding Missing Persons is a ludicrously futile attempt which shows no true ...
 Sri Lanka Sunday Leader3 weeks ago PCICMP acts promptly to provide relief requested by the families of missing persons  Lankapuvath1 month ago Missing Persons Commission has acted promptly to deal with complaints  Sri Lanka Daily News1 month ago Counselling service for kith and kin of missing persons  Sunday Observer2 months ago
DNA India

Missing Persons Commission to inquire public complaints over war crimes

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that Sri Lanka's Presidential Commission of Inquiry into Disappearances would entertain public complaints over war crimes and human rights abuses. "The Commission has decided to entertain public ...
 Lankapuvath2 months ago Lanka disappearance probe to investigate human rights abuses  Business Standard India2 months ago Sri Lanka disappearance probe to investigate human rights abuses  DNA India2 months ago

Zeid's report notes Lanka probe

The annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human RightsPrince Zeid Raad Zeid Al-Hussein, which will be presented to the UN Human Rights Council in March, takes note of the investigations on Sri Lanka. The report notes that ...
 Sri Lanka Sunday Leader22 hours ago

Lessons from Madiba's archives

The recent attempt to auction documents relating to the deaths in police custody of anti-apartheid activists Steve Biko and Ahmed Timol has received intense public scrutiny. For me, four critical questions have been raised in the discourse: What ...
 City Press1 month ago
Sri Lanka Island

Media groups urge front runners for commitment on press freedom issues

Media groups urge front runners for commitment on press freedom issues December 13, 2014, 7:16 pm Eight media organizations last week wrote to the main contenders for the presidency to include issues vital to media freedom including the ...
 Sri Lanka Island1 month ago
Sri Lanka Island

Palihakkara worse than retd. Maj. Gen.

, 9:04 am By Shamindra Ferdinando France-based head of Tamil Centre for Human Rights S.V. Kirubaharan has strongly opposed the appointment of one-time Foreign Secretary H. M. G. S. Palihakkara the Governor of the Northern Province. ...
 Sri Lanka Island2 days ago
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