26 March 2019
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Australians visiting Sri Lanka advised

australiaThe Australian government has warned Australians visiting Sri Lanka to exercise a high degree of caution.  Read more...

Updates on Military Assault on Rohingya Village: More Than 50 Rohingyas Believed to Have Been Massacred

rohyngyaUpdates on Military Assault on Rohingya Village: More Than 50 Rohingyas Believed to Have Been Massacred, around 100 Missing, Many Women Raped

A joint-force of Military, Security Force (Hlun Hteins) and Police made a full-fledged assault on a Rohingya village called Kilai-Daung (Du-Chira-Dan) in southern Maungdaw on 14th January 2014 morning. (Read the earlier report here: Read more...

US ready to work with Lanka on HR matters

us flagThe US has said it is ready to work on human rights issues with Sri Lanka. Read more...

Biswal to reschedule visit to SL

nisha biswalUS Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, Nisha Desai Biswal is to reschedule her visit to India and Sri Lanka to the end of this month. Read more...

US calls for probe on war crimes


rapp stephen portrait 170 1The US government has called on the Sri Lankan government to probe the alleged war crimes committed in the country during the last stages of the war. Read more...

Thailand crisis: Protesters begin Bangkok 'shutdown'

bangcockProtesters have begun blocking roads in parts of the Thai capital, Bangkok, in a bid to oust the government before snap elections on 2 February. Read more...

Ariel Sharon death: Ex-PM to lie in state in Israel

erial shoronIsraelis are beginning a short period of mourning for ex-Prime Minister Ariel Sharon who has died aged 85 of heart failure after eight years in a coma. Read more...

Burmese Army Soldiers Raping Ethnic Women With Impunity


burmaBurmese army soldiers led by Major Thaw Zin Naing from 298th Light Infantry Battalion (LIB) gang-raped a Kachin woman who is travelling from Myitkyina as a passenger on a bus on Jan 8. A local source says Major Thaw Zin Naing himself raped Roi Awng (last name withheld) followed by his soldiers. The commander of 298th LIB is Major Tun Nay Win.


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