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Tuesday September 21st, 2021
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Sri Lanka police warn of extortion racket targeting Easter bombings "suspects"

“This is being carried out by criminals or and certain prison inmates"

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Sri Lanka president gazettes new detention centre for suspects held under PTA

The Counter Terrorism Investigation Unit premises in Kirulapone, Colombo 05, will be used as the new detention centre

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FBI confirmed Maulavi Naufar masterminded Sri Lanka Easter attacks: Minister

It takes a long time complete international investigations, the minister said defending the delay.

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Parents of Sri Lanka's ex-Tiger combatants should be allowed to grieve: retd army officer

"It was our misled children, our misled brothers and sisters that were born in this country."

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Ex Sri Lanka soldier compares search for Easter attack mastermind to hunt for Adolf Eichmann

Retired Major Ajith Prasanna told reporters Wednesday that Israel took about 18 years to capture Eichmann in Argentina.

Sri Lanka's Catholic church wants action against former president, PM over Easter bombings

The church has requested legal action against both Sirisena and Wickremesinghe for their failure to prevent the attack.

Extremist organisations to be banned to prevent future attacks such as the Easter strikes

A lack of coordination among security agencies led to the Easter Sunday attacks Public Security Minister Sarath Weerasek...

Imesh Ranasinghe

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Easter Sunday attacks: Catholic Church begins “Black Sunday” protest demanding justice for vict...

Sri Lanka’s Roman Catholic community is leading the so-called “Black Sunday” protest campaign being launched tomor...

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Easter Sunday attacks: President pleads dont politicize issue as Church protests begin

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is asking Sri Lankans not to permit “interested parties” to politicize the Easter Sunda...

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Easter Sunday blasts: Weerawansha not satisfied with PCoI report

Cabinet Minister Wimal Weerawansha is joining the ranks of Sri Lankans who are not satisfied with the findings of the Pr...

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The often futile quest for Justice in Sri Lanka affects all

Justice is central to the Christian faith and I hope that at least now, Sinhalese and Tamil Catholics can support each o...

Ruki Fernando

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Sri Lanka’s Catholics demand to know the truth behind the Easter Sunday massacre

Sri Lanka’s Catholic Church has declared March 7 as Black Sunday to express its dissatisfaction over the findings of t...

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Sri Lanka Air Force celebrations to be joined by IAF aerobatics teams

Fixed wing and helicopter aerobatics squadrons, multi-role combat aircraft, maritime reconnaissance aircraft backed up ...

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Sri Lanka Easter attacks commission recommends criminal proceedings against President Sirisena

The Presidential Commission of Inquiry (CoI) on the 2019 Easter bombings has recommended that criminal proceedings be in...

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Committee to study PCoI report panned by Church and Opposition

The President’s Committee will implement only what President Gotabaya Rajapaksa wants from the Easter Sunday inquiry r...

3 min read

Yet another committee appointed to study the report of the Easter Sunday attacks PCoI

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has appointed yet another committee to examine the report of the Presidential Commission of...

3 min read

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Hisbullah and one other remanded for alleged role in Easter Bomb attacks

Lawyer Hijaz Hisbullah has been remanded until March 3 by the Colombo Magistrate today, taking him out of detention in t...

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Lawyer Hijaz Hisbullah may be produced in Court tomorrow

The Attorney General has ordered the Police Department to produce detained lawyer Hijaz Omar Hizbullah before a Magistra...

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AKD demands govt publicise Easter bombings commission report

Sri Lanka must publicise the findings of a presidential commission of inquiry that probed the 2019 Easter bombings, Nati...

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Easter bombings: Cardinal prepared to go to int'l court if Sri Lanka fails to deliver justice

If Sri Lanka fails to bring the perpetrators and masterminds of the 2019 Easter bombings to justice, international judic...

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Sumanthiran says Minister Weerasekara is responsible if he is harmed

TNA veteran and lawyer M A Sumanthiran says he is under threat and should not have had his Commando guards removed

Imesh Ranasinghe

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Sumanthiran’s STF guard withdrawn

“No reason to withdraw security has been given to me,” the TNA MP told reporters

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Core elements of a Sri Lanka state; public goods, national defence, justice: Arthashastra

Sri Lanka needs the state to provide public goods, including national defence, law and order and justice; to control mar...

Rohan Samarajiva

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Sri Lanka President vows to punish Bondscammers and Easter attack planners

In his Independence Day address President Rajapaksa said he has advised the Attorney General’s Department to swiftly a...

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Pillayan released due to CA decision – Lawyer

The release of Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan and others from the case ends the possibility of justice for the family of ...

Arjuna Ranawana

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Three Sri Lankans charged by US for deaths of 5 Americans in Easter blasts

The United States has charged three Sri Lankans being held in Sri Lanka with aiding a terrorist group in the attacks on ...

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