Sri Lanka takes first count of civilian war deaths

Sri Lanka said that it was counting on its own how many civilians were slain at the end of its bloody civil war.

Group urges independent Sri Lanka war crimes probe

Suspicions of war crimes by government forces and Tamil Tiger rebels have risen since the conflict ended in May 2009.

US pushes Sri Lanka for credible war crimes probe

The US Friday warned Sri Lanka of a possible international enquiry if
adequate steps were not taken by Colombo for a credible probe into charges of humanitarian crimes during the LTTE war.

US supports international role in Sri Lanka probe

The United States says it supports
an international mechanism to help probe allegations of human rights abuses during Sri Lanka`s civil war.