Tagged: Human Rights


Indian High commissioner on a visit to Sri Lanka’s Northern Province

July 20, Colombo: High Commissioner of India, Ashok K. Kantha, who is visiting the Northern Province of Sri Lanka from July 20 -22, participated in various events held in Jaffna on Friday.

A press statement from the High Commission of India in Colombo said that the High Commissioner attended the plenary inaugural session of the Jaffna University International Research Conference (JUICE 2012) on ‘Capacity Development in a Post War Context’ which was organized by the University of Jaffna.


Sri Lanka claims organized group of Tamil Diaspora is behind illegal migration

July 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka cabinet spokesman Minister Keheliya Rambukwella has said that the illegal migration of Sri Lankans to Australia is handled by an organized group of Tamil diaspora.
He said that groups linked to Tamil Diaspora are handling this to raise human rights issues at the UN Human Rights Council.
The Minister stated that the Sri Lanka government would work closely with the Australian authorities to prevent the illegal migration.