Sri Lanka justifies troops presence in former war zones

A day after three key operatives of the banned LTTE were killed in a major military operation in Sri Lanka`s north, the government today justified maintaining troops in the former war zones.

Sri Lanka seeks more time and space on human rights issue

Ahead of vote in UNHRC over human rights violations, Sri Lanka asked international community to adopt balanced approach towards its achievements and sought more "time and space" to resolve issues.

SL to implement human rights action plan soon: Govt

Sri Lankan Minister for Human
Rights Mahinda Samarasinghe Wednesday said that the government was committed to implementing the human rights action plan soon.