President's HSZ declaration was highly criticized by the country's civil society
Lawyers and public have protested against the president's HSZ declaration
Tennakoon had made this announcement at the first meeting of Ministerial Consultative Committee on Defence
The agitation site is located in a recently declared high security zone
"No protest should cause obstruction to everyday life or to the economy," he said.
JVP youth wing is planning to contest the police action in courts on Monday
New HSZ move comes amid speculations over possible protests by people over cost of living.
Sri Lanka's Northern legislators have long complained of heavy military in the region despite end of war
The PTA has been a controversial counter-terror law that has drawn criticism from human rights activists.
First billed as a temporary Act in 1978, the PTA has been used sporadically throughout Sri Lanka’s recent history.
Australia recently provided Sri Lanka 75 million US dollars in food and medicine aid.
The Navy suspects the drugs were manufactured overseas.
Wickremesinghe said both countries must commit to further strengthening bilateral relations.
Ali was released on a cash bail of 25,000 rupees and two personal bails of 500,000 rupees each.
The de-listing was announced through an amendment to the List of Designated Persons.
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Protesters have called for another massive protest to oust Ranil Wickremesinghe on August 9
The sailors were expected to return on a vessel gifted to Sri Lanka by the US
The accused, a 31-year-old male from Polonnaruwa, is to be produced in court on Monday July 18.
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Protesters, however, vowed to agitate as planned and oust Gotabaya Rajapaksa
Anti-government protesters have planned a massive agitation on Saturday to oust President Rajapaksa
Many people have called all the citizens to join the Saturday protest in Colombo
"This letter is absolutely comical. The government is trying to instill fear in the people."
"National security was the foremost slogan of the last election. Today, there is zero national security."
The MPs have taken into consideration the "prevailing situation", the newspaper reported.
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