Legal

Speak Out

Dec 03, 2009 (LBO) – UN officials and human rights groups have praised the decision by the Maldives to decriminalise defamation. Freedom of expression is …

Fight

SYDNEY, November 23, 2009 (AFP) – Australia moved to tighten security at its main immigration centre on Monday after a riot by 150 asylum-seekers, …

Index

Nov 20, 2009 (LBO) – Sri Lanka has slipped five places to 97 in the annual corruption perceptions index in an annual perception survey conducted among …

UN Call

November 19, 2009 (AFP) – The United Nations on Thursday stepped up pressure on Sri Lanka to free thousands of war-displaced civilians held in state-run …

Kiwi View

WELLINGTON, November 11, 2009 (AFP) – New Zealand does not want to offer a new home to a group of Sri Lankan asylum seekers involved in a stand-off with …

Wider Net

NEW YORK, November 6, 2009 (AFP) – Law enforcement officials in New York announced Thursday charges against 14 people in a widening probe into the …

Ship Link

VANCOUVER, November 3, 2009 (AFP) – Several of a group of 76 Sri Lankan asylum seekers picked up off the Canadian coast last month have ties to the Tamil …

US Quizz

November 1, 2009 (AFP) – Sri Lanka called on US authorities to drop plans to interview the island’s military commander over allegations of war …

Boat People

SYDNEY, October 29, 2009 (AFP) – Australia told a group of rescued Sri Lankan asylum-seekers they could not choose their destination and refused to rule …

Bailed

Oct 29, 2009 (LBO) – Chairman of Sri Lanka’s troubled Ceylinco group, Lalith Kotelawala was released on bail by the island’s Supreme Court …

Boat People

TANJUNG PINANG, October 27, 2009 (AFP) – An Indonesian provincial governor refused Tuesday to allow an Australian customs vessel to unload 78 Sri Lankan …

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