Victors in ethnically based civil war accused of abuse of defeated Tamils showing very ugly side of Sri Lanka peace
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Hundreds denounce S. Lanka army killing of protesters
AFP – Several hundred anti-government supporters staged a rare protest Monday in Sri Lanka’s capital to denounce a deadly army crackdown on villagers who were demonstrating against contaminated water supplies. Around 300 followers of the left-wing JVP.
Bollywood courts controversy with Sri Lanka war film
Bollywood is foraying into controversial terrain with new spy thriller, “Madras Cafe”, whose depiction of rebels in the Sri Lankan civil war has raised concerns among India’s large Tamil population. Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake, a former military spokesman and decorated combat officer, assumed duties on the 1st of August 2013 as the 20th commander of the Sri Lanka Army. No former commander ever assumed duties.