Tamil journalist bound, shot, during Sri Lankan civil war

[CPJ] The U.K.’s Channel 4 has screened amateur footage of the body of Tamil news presenter Shoba, indicating that she was shot and killed during the government’s final military surge in the northeast. Shoba, who went by one name, also reported under the name Isaipriya or Isaippiriya for the media division of the secessionist Liberation […]

Sri Lanka president receives US court summons

[BBC] The summons is linked to three civil cases filed under the Hague Convention by relatives of Tamil victims of alleged extra-judicial killings. The alleged killings took place during the Sri Lankan civil war. The petitioners are claiming financial damages under the US Torture Victims Protection Act. [Full Story]