Legal

Garden Path

Oct 30, 2010 (LBO) – Investors in Sri Lanka’s failed high-yield financial firms have lost more money than they should have by delaying liquidation …

Mercy Plea

October 26, 2010 (AFP) – Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse has appealed for the king of Saudi Arabia to spare the life of a Sri Lankan housemaid …

Golden Key

Oct 24, 2010 (LBO) – Sri Lanka will file criminal charges against directors of Golden Key Credit Card Company, an unregulated firm promising high …

Boycott

NEW YORK, October 14, 2010 (AFP) – International human rights groups declined Thursday to appear before a Sri Lankan probe into the end of the …

Sad State

KUWAIT CITY, October 6, 2010 (AFP) – Abuse of domestic workers in Kuwait is rising, and maids in the Gulf emirate face prosecution when they try to …

Arrest Move

October 6, 2010 (AFP) – Sri Lankan police said Wednesday they were seeking the arrest of men and women who had starred in locally-made pornographic …

Legal Muzzle

Oct 06, 2010 (LBO) – The Sri Lankan government is trying to suppress exposures of state corruption by launching criminal investigations against the Sri …

Lesson

September 20, 2010 (AFP) – The Sri Lankan government’s war probe Monday visited the final battleground where Tamil Tiger rebels were annihilated …

Set Free

VANCOUVER, September 18, 2010 (AFP) – Canada’s Federal Court ordered Friday the release of four women out of nearly 500 Tamils from Sri Lanka, who …

Deny Deny

RIYADH, September 1, 2010 (AFP) – Saudi government and private sector officials have questioned the account of a Sri Lankan maid who said her Saudi …

Ordeal

KUALA LUMPUR, August 31, 2010 (AFP) – A Sri Lankan tourist died fleeing kidnappers in Malaysia while a friend escaped and another was rescued by police, …

Nail Torture

Aug 27, 2010 (LBO) – Doctors in Sri Lanka have removed 15 metal objects including nails and pins from a woman domestic worker who had returned from Saudi …

Nail Torture

Aug 25, 2010 (LBO) – A Sri Lankan woman working as a domestic aide in Saudi Arabia has had 24 flaming nails driven in to her foot and a needle into her …

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