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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2404

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20 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees from Chennai arriving on 15th November

20 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees in Tamil Nadu, India are arriving Sri Lanka under the UNHCR facilitated voluntary repatriation programme.

20 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees from Chennai arriving on 15th November
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Channel Blackout is Ominous, But…

The government’s decision to order the Hindi channel of the NDTV to shut down for a day on November 9, the day the US elects its next President, has been decried across the spectrum. It is certainly an ominous sign. But let us also take notice of the hypocrisy shown by the media itself, not to speak of politicians of different hues who have rushed with condemnation. The biggest farce that the media has played is talking about ‘self-censorship’ whenever facing public outcry.

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Sri Lankan music legend Pandith W.D. Amaradeva laid to rest

Yesterday, the Nation bids farewell to the Sri Lankan music legend Pandith W.D. Amaradeva, who was laid to rest after a funeral ceremony held with full state honors at Independence Square in Colombo .

Sri Lankan music legend Pandith W.D. Amaradeva  laid to rest
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Myanmar Government’s Fascist Tactics

Last week the Myanmar Police Force announced a plan to recruit and arm ethnic Rakhine and other non-Muslim civilians in restive Maungdaw Township, a predominantly Muslim township in Buddhist-majority Rakhine State. The township has recently witnessed widespread abuse of human rights against the minority Rohingya and other Muslims by the police and military forces. Weeks earlier, military moved into the territory to flush out the attackers – reportedly Rohingyas - who had raided 3 police posts.

Myanmar Government’s Fascist Tactics
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TULF appeals to the European Union Delegation to Restore Democratic Rights of Tamils

TULF appeals to the European Union to help to restore the Democratic Rights of the Tamils.

TULF appeals to the European Union Delegation  to Restore  Democratic Rights of  Tamils
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