Legal

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 …

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, …

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