Treasury Bill Proposal Has been Defeated in the Parliament

The proposal presented by the government to issue Rs. 400 billion worth of Treasury Bills has been defeated in Parliament by 21 votes. 52 voted against and 31 voted for the proposal. … [Read more...]

Wigneswaran Hands over Genocide Resolution to UN Special Rapporteur

C.V Wigneswaran, Chief Minister of Northern Provincial Council on April 1, 2015 has handed over the Northern Provincial Council resolution on Tamil genocide to UN Special Rapporteur Mr Pablo de Greiff in Jaffna. Mannaar Bishop and Tamil civil society members participated at the event. Read More … [Read more...]

Chief Justice Mohan Peiris Threatened by Azath Salley

Chief Justice Mohand peiris has been threatned by former Deputy Mayor of Colombo and Muslim Tamil Unity Alliance Leader Azath Salley. Justice Peiris has made a complaint to the Cinnamon Gardens police in this regard. … [Read more...]

The former Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake has been Reappointed

The former Chief Justice, Shirani Bandaranayake has been reinstated by President Maithripala Sirisena with a special Cabinet Paper. Shirani Bandaranayake was impeached by the parliament of Sri Lanka with 155 votes for and 49 votes against. The former Chief Justice's impeachment included following charges. Failure to disclose how she obtained $146,000 to pay for a house Taking control of … [Read more...]

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. … [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. 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...]