Day: July 14, 2017

There is nothing we cannot do for Sri Lanka- Bangladesh Foreign Minister

’Bangladesh will not hesitate to provide whatever the possible assistance or help to Sri Lanka as we have an extremely cordial relationship’, said the Bangladesh Foreign Minister A. H. Mahmood Ali when he met with President Maithripala Sirisena.

Sri Lanka opens landmark inquiry into 2012 jail massacre

Sri Lanka announced on Thursday a long-awaited investigation into the massacre of 27 prisoners that became a symbol of the rights abuses allegedly perpetrated by the war-era regime.

Justice Minister, UN official in heated argument

Justice Minister Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakse, PC, had a heated argument with visiting UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Counter Terrorism Ben Emmerson, QC, over UN intervention here as regards promotion and protection of human rights.