Two remanded for posting greetings with LTTE symbols on social media

 LTTE symbols on social media,

Two persons have been remanded by the Colombo Additional Magistrate till January 24 for posting new year greetings with LTTE symbols and a picture of deceased LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran on social media.

The Terrorist Investigation Division (TID) arrested the suspects, Dinesh Kumar and Wijekumar Wigilishan following a complaint made by Ratnapura Division SSP Buddhika Siriwardena.

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13 Tamil Tiger financiers charged with supporting the LTTE begins in Switzerland

Tamil Tiger financiers charged

The trial of 13 supporters of Sri Lanka's Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) charged of financing the terror outfit by extortion, fraud and other illegal means commenced on Monday at the Swiss Federal Criminal Court in Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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Ex-LTTE spokesman 'Daya Master' assaulted in Jaffna

Daya Master

A man was arrested by the Jaffna Police in connection with assaulting former LTTE media spokesman Daya Master in Jaffna yesterday.

Daya Master who is also the Media Director of DAN TV, a private media institution was assaulted in his office at the Hospital Road in Jaffna.

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US President Donald Trump must intervene in justice of Tamils victims

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US President Donald Trump has been urged to intervene and ensure justice for Tamils in Sri Lanka. The ‘Tamils for Trump’ organisation, in a letter to President Trump, wished him for the new year and urged him to work for international justice for the Tamil victims.

“No Singhalese has ever been held accountable for any outrage against Tamils since the independence from the British. Justice and Truth are overdue, and we expect that 2018 is the year in which Tamils should get them. 

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SL Army compensated for vacating Mullaitivu land

SL Army compensated for vacating Mullaitivu land

A300-day protest staged by a group of persons demanding that the army vacate 133 acres at Keppapilavu in the former LTTE stronghold Mullaitivu had been brought to an end by relocating troops stationed there, Rehabilitation Ministry spokesperson told The Island.

The spokesperson said that Rehabilitation Minister D. M. Swaminathan had, following consultations with relevant authorities, paid Rs. 148 mn for the relocation of troops. The land would be officially handed over today (Dec 28), he said.

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Use of former Sri Lanka President Rajpaksa's portrait by rival leads to tussle

Use of former Sri Lanka President Rajpaksa's portrait by rival leads to tussle

The use of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa's portrait by the Sri Lanka Freedom Party has led to a tussle with its rival faction which is claiming that the picture of a member of another party cannot be used for campaigning.

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) reportedly used the portrait of Rajapaksa for campaigning for the upcoming council elections.

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We Never Retreat from our Struggle: Families of Disappeared

Families of Disappeared

Until we know the truth about who our children were disappeared during the final war, we never retreat from our protest demonstration, says Relatives of missing persons in war-affected areas of Sri Lanka.

Relatives of missing persons started in February, 2017 a protest demonstration demanding on information loved ones disappeared. For the last 278 days, they stayed in a temporary hut beside the A9 road in front of Kilinochchi Kandasami temple.

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Maaveerar Naal commemorated across Batticaloa district

Events were held across Batticaloa District today at Thuyilum Illams and in village memorial sites commemorating Maaveerar Naal.

At the Vaakarai Kandaladi Thuyilum Illam over a thousand people attended to pay respect and honour those who had fought in the Tamil struggle for liberation.

Another event was held in Palchenai, Vaharai organized by a youth group which was attended by families of Maaveerar, the community and the former Minister of Agriculture of the Eastern Province. 

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Jaffna University community marks Tamil Eelam Heroes Day with renewed resolve

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More than 2,000 students along with lecturers, faculty deans and the staff of the University of Jaffna took part on Monday morning in an emotional floral tribute in front of the newly renovated Tamil Eelam Heroes memorial statue, which was destroyed by the occupying SL military after 2009.

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People pay respect to the War Heroes

Maveerar Naal

The People Belong to the Tamil Regions of the country remember the War Heroes, who gave themselves for liberty of the minority Tamil People, for almost past 35 year, today.

The day, Nov 27 has been followed as a special day to remember the war heroes since 1989, called as MAVERAR NAAL.

The relations and other people would pay their respect by arranging the grave of the dead soldiers by flowers and light on it. The Churches and Temples would ring the bells to pay the religious contribution at 6.05 PM.

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