Legal

Detained

VANCOUVER, August 24, 2010 (AFP) – Canada’s independent Immigration and Refugee Board on Monday ordered the continued detention of all 443 adult …

Speed

August 12, 2010 (AFP) – Sri Lankan police arrested three Iranian men and seized a haul of methamphetamine with an estimated street value of tens of …

Risky Returns

Aug 06, 2010 (LBO) – Police have arrested a Sri Lankan businessman who had disappeared after duping thousands of people into depositing money with his …

Test Case

July 25, 2010 (LBO) – An arbitration of a disputed derivative contract between an oil distributor in Sri Lanka and a German bank would be a test case on …

Floor Tussle

July 18, 2010 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s Bharti Airtel unit has taken floor prices imposed by the regulator to court complaining that it helps the market …

New Charge

July 13, 2010 (AFP) – Sri Lankan police have filed a new case against former army chief and defeated presidential candidate Sarath Fonseka for allegedly …

Security Change

July 08, 2010 (LBO) – Sri Lanka is rapidly removing military checkpoints and transferring public security to the police to return the country to normalcy …

War Probe

June 15, 2010 (AFP) – Sri Lanka’s top defence official challenged international rights groups Tuesday to produce evidence of war crimes allegedly …

Boat People

KUALA LUMPUR, May 27, 2010 (AFP) – Sixty-one Sri Lankan asylum seekers held in a Malaysian immigration depot Thursday entered day three of a hunger …

Customs Info

May 18, 2010 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) has signed a deal with the country’s customs office to share information …

Jail Term

VANCOUVER, May 14, 2010 (AFP) – A judge sentenced a Tamil Tiger fundraiser to six months in jail here Friday after the man pleaded guilty to raising …

Legal Action

VANCOUVER, May 11, 2010 (AFP) – A fundraiser for the outlaw Sri Lankan Tamil Tigers pleaded guilty here Tuesday in the first case to be prosecuted under …

Detention

KUALA LUMPUR, April 26, 2010 (AFP) – Malaysian police Monday said they have detained 75 Sri Lankan migrants who refused to get off a fishing trawler, …

Arrested

THE HAGUE, April 26, 2010 (AFP) – Police arrested seven men in the Netherlands on Monday who are suspected of raising funds for Sri Lankan separatist …

Refugee Move

JAKARTA, April 18, 2010 (AFP) – Indonesia is likely on Monday to move scores of Sri Lankan migrants who have refused to leave their rickety boat for the …

Clerical Probe

LA HAYE, April 16, 2010 (AFP) – A Catholic priest in the Netherlands has come under investigation over allegations of child abuse and embezzlement in Sri …

No Entry

NEW DELHI, April 17, 2010 (AFP) – The ailing mother of Sri Lanka’s slain Tamil Tiger leader Velupillai Prabhakaran has been denied entry to India …

Caught

MIAMI, April 13, 2010 (AFP) – US police backed by helicopter units swooped on a group of illegal immigrants smuggled in from the Bahamas, arresting 15 …

Blocked

SYDNEY, April 9, 2010 (AFP) – Australia on Friday stopped accepting new Afghan and Sri Lankan asylum seekers as it cracks down on people smuggling to …

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