PEARL’s News Update 14 March 2016

  Sri Lankan police and members of the navy photograph Tamil protesters who blocked their attempts at surveying land for appropiation (Photo: @uthayashalin) PEARL’s News Update 14 March 2016     NEWS     Sinhala students attack Tamils Nine Tamil students were attacked by Sinhala students at the Eastern University’s campus in Trincomalee. One of […]

PEARL’s News Update 07 March 2016

  Tamil IDPs in Jaffna protest, demanding to be returned to their homes (Photo: Tamil Guardian) PEARL’s News Update 07 March 2016   NEWS   Protesters demand release of Tamil detainees Families of Tamil political prisoners detained by the Sri Lankan security services held a hunger strike by the Muniyappar temple in Jaffna, calling for […]

PEARL’s News Update 29 February 2016

P Ajinthan was identified by his parents in this picture, which shows him and several other members of the LTTE alive in military custody (Photo: Shalin) PEARL’s News Update 29 February 2016   NEWS   Suspected war criminal Fonseka made minister Sri Lanka has appointed suspected war criminal Sarath Fonseka as its Minister for Regional […]

Sri Lanka News Update 22 February 2016

  Statue of goddess at the Sri Meenakshi Amman temple in Jaffna is adorned with doves and the outline of Tamil Eelam, during a festival last Thursday (Photo: Tamil Guardian) PEARL’s News Update 22 February 2016 NEWS Tamils call for federalism, self-determination and right to remember at constitutional reform consultation Tamils in the North-East have […]

Sri Lanka News Update 15 February 2016

  UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al Hussain meets with family members of the disappeared during his visit to the North-East (Photo: Tamil Guardian) PEARL’s News Update 15 February 2016   NEWS   UN Human Rights Chief visits Sri Lanka Speaking at the conclusion of his visit to Sri Lanka, the High […]