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CaFFE and CHR welcome release of commission reports

CaFFE and CHR welcome release of commission reports

The Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) and the Center for Human Rights and Research (CHR) today welcomed the decision to release the reports of the Udalagama and Paranagama Commissions on alleged human rights violations in Sri Lanka. MORE..

October 6, 2015  03:04 pm|

Government to build 65,000 homes for war-hit families

Government to build 65,000 homes for war-hit families

The government has decided to take up the construction of 65,000 houses on a priority basis for Eelam War-hit families in the Northern and Eastern Provinces. MORE...

September 28, 2015  03:00 pm|

New govts policies have created positive environment: Ban Ki-moon

New govts policies have created positive environment: Ban Ki-moon

Welcoming the new Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has stated that a positive environment has been created by the policies of the new government in Sri Lanka for a greater collaboration with the United Nations and the international community. MORE..

April 24, 2015  01:06 pm|

Sri Lanka vows to remedy root causes of terrorism

Sri Lanka vows to remedy root causes of terrorism

The Sri Lankan Government today vowed to remedy the root causes of injustice, discrimination and prejudice that have spawned hate and violence for many decades in the country. MORE..

April 2, 2015  12:59 pm|

UPDATE: Mangala slams ex-governments policy

UPDATE: Mangala slams ex-governments policy

With the previous government choosing to operate with a sense of impunity, opportunities for reconciliation and restoration of human rights suffered, Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera said. The observation was made at the 28th Regular Session of Human Rights Council in Geneva, this afternoon. MORE...

March 2, 2015  06:33 pm|

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