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Vaiko said it was wrong on the part of the Malaysian government to detain him as good relations prevail between India and Malaysia.
Maithripala Sirisena said he would establish a mechanism to search locations where there are reports that people may still be incarcerated after the war.
The Tamil Genocide Remembrance day will be marked by various events at Mullivaikkal, the location of the final battle between the Lankan troops and LTTE.
Both Sri Lankan troops and the LTTE were accused of grave human rights abuses during the final phase of the conflict which ended in May 2009.
A dominant party of Sri Lanka's Tamil National Alliance will involve rehabilitated LTTE cadres in party work as part of a bid to integrate them into the society.
Sri Lanka’s transitional justice system will not benefit any one particular group and certainly not target the armed forces, Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera said on Wednesday.
According to the UN figures, up to 40,000 civilians were killed by the security forces during former president Rajapaksa's regime that brought an end to the conflict with the defeat of LTTE in 2009.
The display in preseason testing made another statement about Mercedes' potential in Formula One this season, although Ferrari again remained close.
While Lewis Hamliton aimed for speed, Valtteri Bottas went for distance as they shared time behind the wheel of the revamped Silver Arrow.
At the party's inauguration, he said TUFP would be based in Batticaloa and would open branches in the north and the east.
Former navy chief Adm. Jayanath Colombage, in his recently published book Asymmetric Warfare At Sea: The Case of Sri Lanka, debunks the general impression among Sinhalese nationalists about the war.
The LTTE had driven out, giving just a day’s notice, nearly 75,000 Muslims from the Northern Province in October 1990.
As per information so far available, the Jaffna district MP was to have been killed by a claymore mine placed on the road to Marudankeni.
The court dismissed the case on the grounds that the petitioner was not present.
The chief minister also said he would not be able to speak at such a function as that would lead to problems.