Thousands in Kilinochchi, Mullaitheevu to be disenfranchised

Posted in PRESS RELEASE by ustamil on July 9, 2010

No 15– 09 Friday 2010
Besieging the UN and Rajapakse Governance

The inescapable conclusion is that Minister Weerawansa began his ‘hostage-taking demonstration’ with the connivance (if not at the instigation) of the Rajapakses. As Sri Lanka metamorphoses from a flawed democracy into a full fledged neptocracy, a new mode of governance, more attuned to the ruling ethos, is coming into being. Read More

UNSG’s panel/ Rule of law
Buhne recalled, UNDP shut

UN Secretary-General Ban ki-moon has decided to close down the UNDP Regional Centre in Colombo and is recalling the United Nations Resident Coordinator, Neil Buhne, to New York for consultations, a UN spokesman in New York announced a short while ago. Read More

UNSG’s panel/ UN response to SL protest
Police registration made mandatory to Wellawatte Tamil residents

Tamil residents in Wellawatte in Colombo division are reported to have been instructed by the police to register with the local police station immediately.

Read More and more on Daily Mirror

Ethnic discrimination /Tamil rights
Thousands in Kilinochchi, Mullaitheevu to be disenfranchised

Voter registry revision process in some parts of the North has ground to a standstill due to the numerous unfilled vacancies at the Grama Niladari (GN) Divisions, the lack of resources and the total absence of Election Department officials to monitor how the revision process is carried out in the ground level says Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE.)Read More read full report

Free and Fair election/ Tamil rights
‘I will take full responsibility’- General Fonseka

DNA Leader Gen. Sarath Fonseka said he would be in trouble before anyone else if the Sri Lankan Army were proven guilty of alleged war crime charges.

Read More

War crimes/ Accountability
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