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Sinhala colony, military, Buddhist complex crop up at Jaffna city entrance

Sinhala colony, military, Buddhist complex crop up at Jaffna city entrance

Naavat-kuzhi is a place just 5km east of Jaffna city where the two highways A9 and A32, the only existing land arteries that lead into Jaffna from the south and the western coast meet. First the Sinhala military occupied the junction with camps at both the branching highways. Then a Sinhala colony cropped up in the last two years with permanent concrete houses complete with all facilities at the most potential stretch of land there. Now, foundation is laid for…

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AI compromising with UK’s CHOGM participation condemned

AI compromising with UK’s CHOGM participation condemned

The Amnesty International opts out outright denouncement of the UK for its decision to participate the CHOGM meet hosted by genocidal Sri Lanka, by suggesting that the UK should make use of the meet to put pressure on Sri Lanka on international investigation of war crimes and on rectifying general ‘human rights’ situation in the island, commented a Tamil activist for alternative politics in Jaffna. The Amnesty International that doesn’t recognize the genocide and the on-going structural genocide committed on…

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Colombo seizes 4,000 acres of paddy lands from Tamil farmers in Ampaa’rai

Colombo seizes 4,000 acres of paddy lands from Tamil farmers in Ampaa’rai

Around 4,000 acres of paddy lands belonging to Eezham Tamil farmers in the western side of Thirukkoayil of Ampaa’rai district in the East are under appropriation by the Sri Lankan State in Colombo through its Department of Forest Conservation. This also includes more than 1,000 acres of lands with paddy crops. The Colombo Establishment is committing a systematic demographic genocide on the ancient Tamil villages in the East while the Establishments in Washington and New Delhi, fully aware of Sri…

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30 temples, 25 churches remain damaged in Ki’linochchi

30 temples, 25 churches remain damaged in Ki’linochchi

Even after four years have passed, More than 30 Saiva temples are found either destroyed or damaged in the three divisions of Ki’linochchi district, informed sources in Ki’linohchi told TamilNet on Saturday. In one division alone, 24 churches have been damaged during the war, according to civil sources in Ki’linochchi. In one of the division, Poonakari, two churches (St. Mary’s Church and Our Lady of Refuge Church) were fully destroyed while 22 other churches have been partially damaged in Poonakri…

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Sinhala military wants ‘Kappan’ from Batticaloa Tamil farmers

Sinhala military wants ‘Kappan’ from Batticaloa Tamil farmers

Aiming at totally bankrupting the Tamil farmers of Koa’raippattu South (Kiraan) division in Batticaloa district, the occupying Sri Lankan military, which schemes Sinhalicisaton and colonisation of the pasturelands in the division, now demand 3,000 rupees per 10 cattle from the Tamil farmers. The ‘Kappan’ military of Sri Lanka has instructed the Tamil farm-owners to pay the money before 25th of this month. The extortion is taking place in the name of providing ‘housing’ to disabled Sinhala soldiers, the farmers from…

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Ampaa’rai Sinhala administration schemes Buddhicisation of Saiva-Vedda site

Ampaa’rai Sinhala administration schemes Buddhicisation of Saiva-Vedda site

Ampaa’rai Sinhala administration schemes Buddhicisation of Saiva-Vedda site Occupying Sri Lanka’s Government Agent in the Eastern Province’s Ampaa’rai district, Mr Neil de Alwis, who held a meeting with the Va’n’nakkars (trustees) of the historic Saiva shrine at Ukanthai-malai last Wednesday, has asked the trustees to cooperate with the SL authorities in constructing a Buddhist stupa, at a one and a half acres plot of land, 400 meters close to the Saiva shrine, informed sources in Ampaa’rai told TamilNet this week….

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British archaeologist makes no difference from PM of his country

British archaeologist makes no difference from PM of his country

British archaeologist makes no difference from PM of his country If the conscience of academics and intellectuals especially in the field of culture is not prepared to boycott the genocidal State of Sri Lanka, at least in subject matters and institutions that have a bearing on genocide, how to expect politicians to boycott events such as CHOGM hosted by Sri Lanka, commented an academic in Jaffna responding to British archaeologist Prof Robin Coningham choosing to address Colombo’s Postgraduate Institute of…

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Siege of Nallur

Siege of Nallur

The devotees that have visited the Nallur temple on the new years day were surprised to find that there was an army check post on the premises of the temple. Previously there was the police provided security to the famous temple and now there seems to be a military presence and this is motivated by the extremists from the south to further their ambition of torture and hate towards the Tamils. The news medias have suggested that it is for…

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