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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2347

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Political Prisoners and the agony they endure - Anandasangaree

Tamil United Liberation Front (TULF) Secretary General V Anandasangaree has written another open letter to President Maithripala Sirisena urging him to take immediate action in respect of the release of the Political Prisoners detained in the country’s prisons, for lengthy periods without any trial, very many for untold reasons and hardly any for specific reasons all political prisoners.

Political Prisoners and the agony they endure - Anandasangaree
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Sri Lanka’s commitments to protect Oceans around & beyond - Mangala Samaraweera

Participating at the Our Ocean Conference 2016, at the invitation of the US Secretary of State John Kerry, Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera, on 15 September, outlined several commitments by Sri Lanka to protect oceans around Sri Lanka and beyond.

Sri Lanka’s commitments to protect Oceans around & beyond -  Mangala Samaraweera
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Lalin’s Column: Review -‘Road to Nandikadal’ by Maj Gen Kamal Guneratne WWV, RWP, RSP,USP MPhil

Major General Kamal Guneratne ‘s ‘Road to Nandikadal’ is the most comprehensive, credible, incisive, riveting and objective book in English on the entire 26 year old conflict in SL. (It is also available thankfully in Sinhalese and a copy in Tamil would be welcome too). It is the inside story of one who fought the war from its inception to the end and gives an impeccable account of the conflict that took 100,000 lives.

Lalin’s Column:  Review -‘Road to Nandikadal’ by Maj Gen Kamal Guneratne WWV, RWP, RSP,USP MPhil
Lalin’s Column:  Review -‘Road to Nandikadal’ by Maj Gen Kamal Guneratne WWV, RWP, RSP,USP MPhil
Lalin’s Column:  Review -‘Road to Nandikadal’ by Maj Gen Kamal Guneratne WWV, RWP, RSP,USP MPhil
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Sri Lankan President to UN, Skips NAM Summit In Venezuela

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena is skipping the 17th Non-Aligned Movement’s summit being held in Venezuela's Margerita Island from September 13 to 18.

Sri Lankan President to UN,  Skips NAM Summit In Venezuela
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Global Tamil Forum Delegates Meets US State Department Officials Connected With Sri Lanka

The Global Tamil Forum (GTF) delegates representing US, UK, Canada, Australia and Germany met Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, Nisha Biswal and Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labour, Tom Malonowski at the State Department in Washington DC yesterday, Friday 16 September.

Global Tamil Forum Delegates Meets US State Department Officials Connected With Sri Lanka
Global Tamil Forum Delegates Meets US State Department Officials Connected With Sri Lanka
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