Legal

Commuted

NEW DELHI, February 18, 2014 (AFP) – India’s Supreme Court commuted the death sentences Tuesday for three killers of former prime minister Rajiv …

Probe Call

COLOMBO, February 16, 2014 (AFP) – The United Nations’ human rights chief has recommended an international investigation into war crimes committed …

Crime

Feb 02, 2014 (LBO) – Mel Gunasekera, a senior Sri Lankan financial journalist and founder editor of Lanka Business Online, was found murdered at her …

Tragedy

COLOMBO, February 2, 2014 (AFP) – Former Agence France-Presse journalist Mel Gunasekera was stabbed to death on Sunday after a break-in at her …

Arrest

Feb 02, 2014 (LBO) – A suspect had been arrested over the murder of Mel Gunasekera, a senior financial journalist in Sri Lanka who was current working at …

Incident

Jan 29, 2014 (LBO) – Harsha de Silva, an opposition legislator and economist said a person who had accused him of assault had withdrawn a complaint made …

US Call

COLOMBO, January 12, 2014 (AFP) – The United States called Sunday for Sri Lanka to investigate rights abuses by security forces after a top envoy …

Scapgoat

WASHINGTON, January 9, 2014 (AFP) – An American jailed for nine months in the United Arab Emirates for making a spoof YouTube video mocking Dubai …

Fears

COLOMBO, November 4, 2013 (AFP) – A media rights group Monday expressed fears for the safety of journalists in Sri Lanka after Colombo grilled two …

More Equal

LONDON, November 3, 2013 (AFP) – Britain is scrapping a plan to force visitors from six “high-risk” countries to pay a cash bond of £3,000 …

Expelled

COLOMBO, November 1, 2013 (AFP) – Sri Lankan authorities on Friday wiped all the data from the computer of an Australian media rights activist as she and …

Detained

COLOMBO, October 30, 2013 (AFP) – Immigration authorities raided a meeting of journalists in Sri Lanka’s capital Wednesday and detained an …

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