By S.Vijay Kumar An impartial investigation led by the United Nations is the only way to render justice to those affected by war crimes in Sri Lanka, Amnesty International Chief Executive in India G. Ananthapadmanabhan has said. The island nation will soon be in the international eye thanks to the impending Commonwealth Heads of Governments [...]
By B.Kolappan A conference of the Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation (TESO), scheduled here for Sunday, has run into rough weather, with the Centre asking the organisers to drop the word ‘Eelam’ from the title of the meeting.
By A Special Correspondent The Madras High Court on Friday directed the Chennai Police Commissioner to consider an application seeking permission for conducting the Eelam Tamils Livelihood Rights Conference, organised by the Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation (TESO), at YMCA, Royapettah, on August 12, and pass appropriate speaking orders.
By R.K.Radhakrishnan The Hindu Janata party president Subramanian Swamy speaking at the valedictory of the defence seminar ‘Towards lasting peace and stability,’ in Colombo on Friday. Photo: R.K. Radhakrishnan It will be much easier to fight Sri Lanka’s enemies abroad, if there is some devolution of powers to the Tamils areas in the near future, [...]
By S. Ratnajeevan H. Hoole, Michigan State University Sumangala Kailasapathy, reports Ann Arbor News, will be one of three new faces soon on the Ann Arbor City Council. A Certified Public Accountant, Kailasapathy ran for the Democratic Party’s nomination against the Democratic Mayor’s big projects (like a proposed railway station and a countywide expansion of [...]
By Rauff Hakeem (Text of statement issued by Sri Lanka Muslim Congress leader and Minister of Justice, Rauff Hakeem) A statement I made recently in Sainthamaruthu, Kalmunai, has created a very grave concern among Buddhists leaders and Buddhist prelates including the Jathika Hela Urumaya.