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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2559

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Asoka Weerasinghe, an official of the Australian based Society for Peace, Unity and Human Rights for Sri Lanka (SPUR) based in Toronto, has brought to the notice of the Senators and the Members of Parliament of Canada of the latest killings and atrocities committed by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam – the Tamil militant outfit.

Sri Lanka: Gerald Perera's murder trial may not begin for another 5-7 years

Hong Kong based Asian Human Rights Commission points out the enormous delay in taking up the murder trial of Gerald Perera,, who was killed just two days after the killing of Judge Ambepitya.

Education department's failure to appoint Hindi teachers blocks further sanctions

Oken Jeet Sandham – Asian Tribune

It is a matter of boost for Nagaland especially education sector that after so many years, the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development has sanctioned 200 posts of Hindi teachers to be appointed in the State. The Ministry has reportedly released an amount of Rs 46 crore to be utilized for the purpose.

Donations from Brazilian people arrives in Colombo

Over 50 tonnes of goods were received in Colombo from Brazil as donation to the tsunami affected victims in Sri Lanka. The total estimated value of the donations received in the Colombo port amounts to Rs 16 million.

Switzerland to reconstruct Schools in Sri Lanka

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) is focusing on Matara -- one of the worst affected areas -- for its post-tsunami reconstruction work.

Sinhala Buddhists agitate against World Bank representative in Colombo

By Buddhika Weerasinghe

Sinhala Buddhist nationalist organization, Patriotic National Movement (PNM) held demonstration in Colombo against Peter Harrold, World Bank Representative in Sri Lanka.

Indian political executive, legislature in a pitched turf war with judiciary

By M Rama Rao & DP Kamat - in New Delhi

Indian political executive and legislature are facing a piquant situation, not envisaged by the founders of the Republic. They both find their powers short circuited by the judiciary.

No Direct U.S. Economic Aid to Organizations With Terrorist Links: America Expects Others to Follow Suit

Daya Gamage – Reports to Asian Tribune

United States has taken measures to prevent economic assistance and aid going to proxy organizations that have links to terrorist organizations declared by the United States as ‘Foreign Terrorist Organizations.”