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Jihad organisation an LTTE canard

[b]Jihad organisation an LTTE canard[/b]

By Munza Mushtaq - Reporting for Asian Tribune

[b]Colombo, 16 March, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] The Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) declared that there was no evidence to prove the presence of a Muslim paramilitary group named 'Jihad' in the North and East.

SLMM Spokesperson Helen Olaffsdottir said that her Mission had not got any complaints with

Jihad organisation an LTTE canard

By Munza Mushtaq - Reporting for Asian Tribune

The Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) declared that there was no evidence to prove the presence of a Muslim paramilitary group named
'Jihad' in the North and East.Post your comments

Abducted victims of LTTE refute Tiger propaganda

Two members of the Praba Group (LTTE) surrendered on 28 February to the TamilEela Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal’s (Col. Karuna's Group) at their Vadamunai base. They are: 17- year-old Selvan Babu (Sankaran) from Mathurankulam Vaharai and 19-year-old Vairamuthu Vidhyanandan (Ilanko) from Kannangkudah, Parithithurai .Post your comments

Will Norway and Western governments act now to protect the Tamil expatriates threatened by the LTTE?

The plight of the Tamils in the diaspora threatened by the LTTE has at last been documented and exposed by the Human Rights Watch. The complaints of Tamil expatriates threatened, intimidated and attacked, either in the diaspora or in Sri Lanka, were ignored by Western governments, though they knew what was happening under their noses.Post your comments

SL Government plans to popularize hand made sarees among the brides.

Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo, Sri Lanka

The local bridal designers will market Sri Lankan handloom sarees to assist around 15 thousand handloom weavers in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka’s leading bridal designers Senaka de Silva, Haris Wijesinghe and another ten of the designers have agreed to popularize locally made sarees among brides.

'Sri Lanka - Gateway to South Asian' travel mart in June

By Munza Mushtaq -- Reporting for Asian Tribune

The "Sri Lanka - Gateway to South Asia" Travel Mart will be held from
June 16 to 18 for the fourth year in succession at the Sirimavo
Bandaranaike International Exhibition Centre in Colombo.

Funding the "Final War": LTTE Intimidation and Extortion in the Tamil Diaspora

The Asian Tribune is serializing the full report of the Human rights Watch - "Funding the "Final War": LTTE Intimidation and Extortion in the Tamil Diaspora," which documents in detail the helpless plight of the Tamils in the diaspora.

The Common Traits of Southeast Asian Leaders

By Prof Kanbawza Win

Witnessing the political crisis in Philippines and Thailand, not to mention the dictatorial countries of Burma, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam and the near totalitarian countries of Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei there seems to be several common factors of the so called ASEAN countries. A common penchant or rather and inkling is that once the leaders got into power by hook or by crook, they will never let it go. This is a great lesson which they copied it from the Burmese leader General Ne Win.

Only if the tables have turned

By Dr. Victor Ragunathan

We only asked decision making equal opportunity

We only asked a federal system

We only asked to be respected and

We only talked about our rights.Post your comments

Only if the tables have turned

[b]Only if the tables have turned[/b]

By Dr.

Will Norway and Western governments act now to protect

[b]Will Norway and Western governments act now to protect the Tamil expatriates threatened by the LTTE?[/b]

[b]Colombo, 16 March, (Asiantribune.com):[/b]The plight of the Tamils in the diaspora threatened by the LTTE has at last been documented and exposed by the Human Rights Watch.

Abducted victims of LTTE refute Tiger propaganda

[b]Abducted victims of LTTE refute Tiger propaganda[/b]

Colombo, 16 March, (Asiantribune.com):Two members of the Praba Group (LTTE) surrendered on 28 February to the TamilEela Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal’s (Col. Karuna's Group) at their Vadamunai base.

U.S. Under Fire for Labor Rights Abuses

By Thalif Deen - Inter Press Service

The United States, a self-styled promoter of human rights and global democracy, has come under heavy fire for "serious violations" of labor rights in its own backyard.


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