Tagged: Terrorism


TNA, GTF endorse Manouri committee recommendations

The TNA and the Global Tamil Forum (GTF) have called for full implementation of the Consultation Task Force on Reconciliation Mechanisms (CTFRM) proposals made in accordance with Geneva Resolution 30/1, unanimously accepted in Oct. 2015.   The next Geneva sessions are scheduled for March, 2017.   Both the TNA and...


National War Heroes Front takes up security, political issues with President

The National War Heroes Front has taken up with President Maithripala Sirisena a range of contentious issues including the ongoing moves to introduce a new Constitution at the expense of Sri Lanka’s unitary status.   The grouping urged President Maithripala Sirisena to ensure national security. The delegation included Major. Gen...


US acquits CIA of killing and torturing of prisoners

The US Justice Department ended a four-year probe into the CIA’s controversial, and at times brutal, treatment of detainees, closing two final homicide investigations without filing charges. The decision sparked outrage among human rights supporters.