No Sufficient Evidence to Bring Coup Charges

It has been reported that there is no sufficient evidence to file charges against the former President Mahinda Rajapaksa or other suspects on an alleged coup. … [Read more...]

Response to Media Circus from Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa

To the Venerable Maha Sangha, all Reverend Clergymen and the People of Sri Lanka, Numerous allegations have been levelled against me, my family and my government both before and after the recent presidential election. If there are allegations of wrongdoing against anybody, there are established procedures that can be followed. What we see instead is a media blitz meant to vilify me and to … [Read more...]

Hudson Samarasinghe Responds to the Accusations of the Wife of former DIG Vass Gunawardena

Following is a statement issued by Hudson Samarasinghe, on the recent statement made by the wife of  former DIG Vaas Gunawardena January 26, 2015 Accusations by the wife of DIG Vass Gunawardena As the part of media circus-atmosphere presented by the present government of Sri Lanka against the former President Mahinda Rajapaksha, his family and associates, Shayamali Perera, the wife of accused … [Read more...]

Sri Lanka is Among 5 Islands to Visit in 2015 – Business Insider

Business Insider has named Sri Lanka as one of the 5 islands to visit this year. http://www.businessinsider.com/best-island-getaways-for-2015-2015-1 … [Read more...]

Managala Samaraweera’s Media Circus

An article on Reporters Without Borders details how the current Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka, Mangala Samaraweera orchestrated a media drama to clear former President Chandrika Kumaratunga and her personal security division from the murder of the Editor of Satana news paper, Rohana Kumara. http://archives.rsf.org/article.php3?id_article=9646 25 March 2004 Unpunished Crimes of the … [Read more...]

Political Witch-Hunts to Begin

The close associates of the Maithreepala, Ranil alliance are about to begin the political persecutions against people who were critical of them during the election campaign period. According to the reports published on pro government sites, they are planning to fabricate rape allegations against Wimal Weerawansa, a member of the parliament and vocal critic of Maithree-Ranil alliance. According … [Read more...]

Nirmala de Alwis Sued by Hudson Samarasinghe

The attorneys for Hudson Samarasinghe, filed a law suit seeking 500 million rupees for defamation, libel and slander against Nirmala de Alwis, wife of late Premakeerthi de Alwis in the District Court of Colombo. While pointing out many discrepancies in her stories, the case also alleges that Nirmala de Alwis has concocted a false story nearly quarter century post the death of Premakeerthi de … [Read more...]

Former Prime Ministers S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike and Mrs. Sirimawo Bandaranaike will be commemorated today.

A ceremony has been organised to mark the 55th death anniversary of former Prime Minister S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike, today at the Bandaranaike Samadhi at Horagolla, Nittambuwa. Late Sirimavo Bandaranaike, the first woman prime minister of the world will also be commemorated at the ceremony. S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike was the fourth Prime Minister of independent Ceylon. He came to power in April 1956 and … [Read more...]

Missing Persons Commission to hold next public sittings in Kilinochchi

The Commission to investigate complaints regarding missing persons will recommence their next public sitting in Kilinochchi District for the second time from September 27th to 30th. The sittings will be held at the Mulankavil Tamil College on 27th and 28th with the next one being at the Punagiri Divisional Secretariat on 29th and 30th. A total of 19,452 complaints have been received thus far by … [Read more...]

The President have talks with US President, British Prime Minister and the UN Secretary General.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa has held talks with US President Barak Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron and UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon yesterday with the sidelines of the 69th UN General Assembly. … [Read more...]