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Sri Lanka War

UN Official Slams Sri Lanka For Sabotaging War Crimes Inquiry

Reuters | Posted 01.07.2015 | World

By Tom Miles and Shihar Aneez GENEVA/COLOMBO, Nov 7 (Reuters) - The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights on Friday a...

When Music and War Collide

DeLon | Posted 12.04.2012 | Arts
DeLon

In 2008, as the only Sri-Lankan artist to take a political stance against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), I learned firsthand what happens when these things come into conflict, when music and war collide.

Protecting Human Rights in Sri Lanka

Karunyan Arulanantham | Posted 09.19.2011 | World
Karunyan Arulanantham

The U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue must include a strategy for protecting human rights and fundamental democratic principles in Sri Lanka.

The Graveyards of Sri Lanka's War Zone

Amnesty International | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amnesty International

New satellite images reveal two new alarming features of an inaccessible Sri Lankan conflict zone: Large gravesites and evidence of mortars used in and around the so-called civilian save zone.

Sri Lankan Refugees Could Be Held In Overcrowded, Barbed Wire Camps For Up To 2 Years

Telegraph | Dean Nelson in Colombo | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

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Sri Lanka: Nearly 6,500 Civilians Dead And 50,000 Still Trapped, Reports UN

AP | ERANGA JAYAWARDENA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PUTTUMATTALAN, Sri Lanka — Hundreds who fled intense fighting in Sri Lanka's war zone were awaiting evacuation from this tiny coastal village as...

Sri Lanka: Thousands Of Civilians Continue To Flee War Zone

The Guardian | Gethin Chamberlain, David Pallister and agencies in Colombo | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Thousands more Tamil civilians were fleeing the rapidly diminishing sliver of rebel-held land in north-east Sri Lanka today as government troops conti...