War Crimes In Sri Lanka


'War Crimes In Sri Lanka' - 72 News Result(s)

  • Sri Lankan Parliament to Decide on Probe by UN Rights Panel

    Sri Lankan Parliament to Decide on Probe by UN Rights Panel

    Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has said that the Parliament will decide whether to allow a UN panel in the country to probe alleged human rights abuses during the final phase of the conflict with the LTTE.

  • India was never against Sri Lanka: Indian envoy to UN speaks to NDTV

    India was never against Sri Lanka: Indian envoy to UN speaks to NDTV

    India yesterday abstained from the vote at the United Nations session in Geneva which calls for an international investigation into alleged war crimes in the final stage of the island's civil war which ended in 2009.

  • Action against us unnecessary: Sri Lanka's envoy on UN resolution

    Action against us unnecessary: Sri Lanka's envoy on UN resolution

    India yesterday abstained from the vote at the United Nations session in Geneva which calls for an international investigation into alleged war crimes in the final stage of the island's civil war which ended in 2009.

  • India should have supported UN resolution against Sri Lanka: Chidambaram

    India should have supported UN resolution against Sri Lanka: Chidambaram

    A day after India chose to abstain from voting on a United Nations resolution against Sri Lanka that sought an international investigation into the alleged war crimes during the final phase of the island's civil war which ended in 2009, Union Ministe...

  • India abstains from vote on Sri Lanka war crimes in Geneva

    India abstains from vote on Sri Lanka war crimes in Geneva

    India has abstained from the vote at the United Nations session in Geneva which calls for an international criminal investigation into alleged war crimes in the final stage of the island's civil war which ended in 2009.

  • 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.

  • Sri Lanka says international war crimes probe would bring 'chaos'

    Sri Lanka says international war crimes probe would bring 'chaos'

    An international inquiry into war crimes in Sri Lanka would bring "chaos," and the government's national reconciliation process must be given several more years to work, a top aide to Sri Lanka's president said on Monday.

  • US urges Sri Lanka to probe war crimes, 'seek truth'

    US urges Sri Lanka to probe war crimes, 'seek truth'

    The United States called Sunday for Sri Lanka to investigate rights abuses by security forces after a top envoy completed a fact-finding mission to the island, the US embassy in Colombo said.

  • Tamil National Alliance to push for international probe into Sri Lanka war crimes

    Tamil National Alliance to push for international probe into Sri Lanka war crimes

    Sri Lanka's main Tamil party has said it will push for an independent international probe into alleged war crimes committed during the final phase of the civil war against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in 2009.

  • Sri Lanka counts war dead after pressure from abroad

    Sri Lanka counts war dead after pressure from abroad

    Sri Lanka began counting the dead from its 26-year civil war on Thursday, less than two weeks after the island nation came under intense international pressure to investigate allegations of war crimes.

  • M Karunanidhi criticizes Prime Minister's response to war crimes in Sri Lanka

    M Karunanidhi criticizes Prime Minister's response to war crimes in Sri Lanka

    Continuing his tirade against India's participation in the Common Wealth Summit at Colombo, DMK Supremo M Karunanidhi today deprecated Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's response to the alleged war crimes by Sri Lanka unlike the strong stand spelt out b...

  • Commonwealth to put on united front after summit rifts

    Commonwealth to put on united front after summit rifts

    Commonwealth leaders were to wrap up a summit in Sri Lanka Sunday, looking to put on a united front after talks dominated by a bitter dispute over war crimes allegations.

  • Britain's Cameron calls for international rights probe in Sri Lanka

    Britain's Cameron calls for international rights probe in Sri Lanka

    Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron on Saturday threatened to push for an independent international inquiry into allegations of war crimes at the climax of Sri Lanka's 26-year civil war if the island nation does not conduct its own probe by March ...

  • British TV crew blocked from reaching Sri Lanka's former war zone

    British TV crew blocked from reaching Sri Lanka's former war zone

    British television journalists who have reported on war crimes allegations in Sri Lanka were stopped from reaching the north of the country on Wednesday by protesters who blocked their train, the TV station and local police said.

  • British Foreign Secretary in Colombo for Commonwealth meet

    British Foreign Secretary in Colombo for Commonwealth meet

    British Foreign Secretary William Hague arrived in Colombo today ahead of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) starting on Friday.

  • Sri Lanka shutting down war scrutiny: Australian senator

    Sri Lanka shutting down war scrutiny: Australian senator

    An Australian senator detained in Sri Lanka returned to Sydney on Monday accusing Colombo of attempting to "shut down" scrutiny of war crimes.

  • If PM goes to Lanka, visit to Tamil-dominated Jaffna likely: sources

    If PM goes to Lanka, visit to Tamil-dominated Jaffna likely: sources

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who is under pressure to miss a Commonwealth meet in Colombo over Sri Lanka's alleged war crimes against Lankan Tamils, may consider including Tamil-dominated Jaffna in his itinerary as a compromise formula.

  • More pressure on PM to miss Colombo Commonwealth meet

    More pressure on PM to miss Colombo Commonwealth meet

    The Prime Minister faces a growing chorus within his Congress party to miss a Commonwealth summit in Colombo over Sri Lanka's alleged war crimes against Lankan Tamils, though his office has advised him to attend the event.

  • PM may travel to Colombo, DMK warns of 'consequences'

    The Prime Minister is likely to attend a Commonwealth summit in Columbo this month, ignoring a collective demand from parties in Tamil Nadu to boycott the event to protest against Sri Lanka's alleged war crimes against ethnic Tamils.

  • Karunanidhi urges PM not to attend Commonwealth meet in Sri Lanka

    Karunanidhi urges PM not to attend Commonwealth meet in Sri Lanka

    Amid speculation over Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's participation in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting or CHOGM at Colombo next month, the DMK today reiterated that India should boycott it to register protest over the alleged war crimes ...

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