The mayor of Paris does not want Russia to compete at the 2024 Olympic Games while the war in Ukraine continues. Anne Hidalgo said last month she was in favour of Russia competing under a neutral banner, but has changed stance. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has said Russians and Belarusians may be allowed to compete […]
The Olympic committees of five Nordic nations have backed calls for the ban on Russian and Belarusian athletes to be upheld for the Paris 2024 Games. In a joint statement the Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian, Swedish and Danish committees said: “Now is not the right time to consider their return.” The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has […]
Sandya Ekneligoda, a human rights activist and wife of missing journalist Prageeth Ekneligoda has made it to BBC’s 100 women of 2022.The post Human rights activist Sandya Eknaligoda named among world’s 100 top influential women 2022 appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Latest Breaking News in Sri Lanka - ONLANKA News.
Tamil Guardian asks: The UK policy, regarding mainly Sri Lankan Tamils held in Diego Garcia, is likely to remain unchanged. Some of those who reached Diego Garcia, home for the strategic US military base, over a year ago, have already been sent back “voluntarily” to Sri Lanka. They returned in the wake of the UK […]
By Michael Rowand As Sri Lankan protesters stormed the presidential residence in Colombo, the Chinese Embassy released no statements and did not tweet. The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs offered no comment until Monday afternoon, well behind others such as India, the European Union, and the United States. The French Embassy even retweeted a tweet […]
Below is an interview with Ambassador Dayan Jayatilleke published in the French Diplomatic Review – La Lettre Diplomatique (The Diplomatic Letter)
Two years after the end of a three decades conflict, the lifting of the emergency rule in late August 2011 confirmed the beginning of a new era for Sri Lanka. With the recent discovery of ...
Report To Congress on Measures Taken by the Government of Sri Lanka and International Bodies To Investigate Incidents During the Recent Conflict in Sri Lanka, and Evaluating the Effectiveness of Such Efforts Office of War Crimes Issues Report August 11,...