'Sri Lanka And Civil War' - 4 Video Result(s)

'Sri Lanka And Civil War' - 20 News Result(s)

  • UN Rights Chief Meets Families Of Sri Lanka's War Victims

    UN Rights Chief Meets Families Of Sri Lanka's War Victims

    The United Nations human rights chief on Sunday travelled to the north and east of Sri Lanka to assess the country's progress in prosecuting alleged war crimes.

  • United Nations Wants International Judges In Sri Lanka War Crimes Court

    United Nations Wants International Judges In Sri Lanka War Crimes Court

    A long-awaited UN report on Wednesday detailed horrific abuses committed in Sri Lanka's civil war and said the country needed international help to probe the crimes to enable reconciliation.

  • Sri Lanka Violates Human Rights of Minorities: Report

    Sri Lanka Violates Human Rights of Minorities: Report

    Sri Lanka continues to violate human rights of its religious and ethnic minorities, six years after the end of civil war in the country that resulted in the defeat of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), according to a new independent report.

  • Cannes 2015: Tamil-French Refugee Drama Dheepan Wins Palme d'Or

    Cannes 2015: Tamil-French Refugee Drama Dheepan Wins Palme d'Or

    Dheepan is about the story of a former soldier, a young woman and a little girl pose as a family in order to escape the civil war in Sri Lanka

  • Sri Lankan Minister Urges UN Chief Ban Ki-moon to Delay War Crimes Report

    Sri Lankan Minister Urges UN Chief Ban Ki-moon to Delay War Crimes Report

    Sri Lanka's foreign minister met with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday, and UN diplomatic sources said he pressed his government's desire to delay the release of a UN report on alleged war crimes during his country's civil war.

  • Sri Lanka Re-Opens Rail Link to Former War Zone After 24 Years

    Sri Lanka Re-Opens Rail Link to Former War Zone After 24 Years

    More than two decades after its destruction in Sri Lanka's civil war, the rail link between the capital Colombo and the northern city of Jaffna re-opened on Monday amid hopes that it will give a boost to reconciliation efforts.

  • Sri Lanka 'complicit' in torture of Tamils: report

    Sri Lanka 'complicit' in torture of Tamils: report

    The "highest levels" of Sri Lanka's government were complicit in raping, torturing and abducting ethnic Tamils following the nation's ethnic civil war, a report by rights groups warned on Friday.

  • UN human rights chief faces protest in Sri Lanka over alleged war crimes

    UN human rights chief faces protest in Sri Lanka over alleged war crimes

    Survivors of Sri Lanka's civil war have complained to the United Nations' human rights chief about missing relatives, military land grabs and a life without basic facilities more than four years after the end of the quarter-century war.

  • India votes against Sri Lanka, but skips amendments to US-backed resolution at UNHRC

    India votes against Sri Lanka, but skips amendments to US-backed resolution at UNHRC

    India has voted for the resolution against Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council session in Geneva. 25 countries have voted for the US-backed resolution that addresses alleged war crimes by Lankan forces during the country's civil war with the Tamil Tigers. India has called for an "independent and credible investigation into allegations of human...

  • India will move amendments to UN resolution on Sri Lanka: 10 developments

    India will move amendments to UN resolution on Sri Lanka: 10 developments

    DMK chief M Karunanidhi who quit the Prime Minister's coalition has blamed India for what he describes as a weak UN resolution against Sri Lanka. The DMK wanted India to add strong language to the UN Human Rights Council resolution sponsored by the US to accuse Sri Lanka of "genocide" during its civil war and call for an international probe.

  • DMK quits UPA over Sri Lanka, government moves on both its demands

    DMK quits UPA over Sri Lanka, government moves on both its demands

    The DMK has pulled out of the Congress-led UPA coalition in protest against the government's position on a United Nations resolution on the bloody end to Sri Lanka's civil war with the separatist Tamil Tigers. Senior DMK leader TR Baalu met President Pranab Mukherjee tonight and handed over the letter withdrawing his party's support to the UPA.

  • No international probe mandated in revised US resolution on Sri Lanka

    No international probe mandated in revised US resolution on Sri Lanka

    The revised draft of the US-sponsored resolution on Sri Lanka at the UN human rights body's Geneva session does not mandate an international probe into alleged war crimes and human rights violations during Sri Lanka's lengthy civil war with Tamil rebels.

  • Lanka resolution: DMK set to stall Parliament today

    Lanka resolution: DMK set to stall Parliament today

    The DMK is set to stall Parliament today over the upcoming US-sponsored resolution on Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Commission, after reports suggest that the resolution will not call for an international probe into alleged war crimes and human rights abuses by Sri Lanka as it wound down its decades-long civil war against the Liberation Tigers o...

  • Trio of ministers meet Karunanidhi to broker peace over Sri Lanka

    Trio of ministers meet Karunanidhi to broker peace over Sri Lanka

    The Centre is under extreme pressure to vote against Sri Lanka on March 21, when the United Nations' top human rights body meets in Geneva. The US is moving a resolution that is expected to criticize Sri Lanka for alleged war crimes and human rights violations by its defence forces in the final phases of the civil war against the Tamil Tigers which...

  • India votes against Sri Lanka, UN Human Rights Council resolution adopted

    India votes against Sri Lanka, UN Human Rights Council resolution adopted

    India is among 24 countries that voted against Sri Lanka today at a session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. The UN's top human rights body has passed a resolution, sponsored by the US, for 'promoting reconciliation and accountability' in Sri Lanka after its army won a 26-year-long civil war by defeating the rebel Tamil Tigers.

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