Forgive me for sending out an impersonal email. I wish to draw your attention to the following.
Last night (28.05.2013), a young trainee nurse from Nawalapitiya was tossed out of a moving bus unto the bustling street in Kirulapone and
fell right in front of my moving car. While a Police Officer from the Wellawatte Station […]
An eye witness to the January 8, 2009 murder of newspaper editor Lasantha Wickrematunge
says attempts have been made to abduct him and he is unable to return to Sri Lanka.
Mr. K Mudalige claims he witnessed part of the elaborate process that finally took Lasantha Wickrematunge’s life and for that he is now in grave danger.
In 2011 Channel 4 exposed damning evidence of atrocities committed in the war in Sri Lanka. Jon Snow presents this powerful follow-up film, revealing new video evidence as well as contemporaneous documents, eye-witness accounts, photographic stills and videos relating to how exactly events unfolded during the final days of the civil war.
The film forensically examines […]
I feel it would have been better if they had killed me rather than subject me to that inhuman degrading torture. To go back to that time is to re-live every painful moment. The day I was abducted and tortured is seared in my memory. Branded upon my soul. The words of my abductors lash out […]Read More
Wickrematunge’s murder rocked the entire country in January 2009, government ministers and other SLFPers were already jittery, privately blaming the government for its failure to stop a dangerous trend within the country. Some Opposition UNP crossers over were visibly angry at the government’s failure to address the culture of impunity that had gripped the nation […]Read More