The Lanka Academic

AUGUST 14, 2010 EST, USA
VOL. 11, NO. 130


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S Lanka ratifies Fonseka conviction -, 2010-08-14 15:32:26 EST. ... Eelam (LTTE) in 2009 after more than two decades of civil war. The pair were considered heros by the Sinhalese majority in Sri Lanka due to the victory. ... More...
Published: Sat Aug 14 10:15:44 EDT 2010
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Rajapaksa authorises Fonseka sentence  - The Hindustan Times
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Migrants on cramped ship appear to be in good shape - CNN, 2010-08-15 05:06:07 EST. Canadian officials had been monitoring the vessel, MV Sun Sea, after its departure from Sri Lanka nearly three months ago. The ship first stopped in ... More...
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Human smuggling suspected aboard seized ship - CNN International, 2010-08-14 04:18:48 EST. Canadian officials had been monitoring the vessel, MV Sun Sea, after its departure from Sri Lanka nearly three months ago, according to Toews. ... More...
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Canada criticized for presuming Tamil boatmen to be LTTE activists - Oneindia  -

Tamil boat refugees from Sri Lanka seeking asylum in Canada transferred prisons - TODAYonline, 2010-08-15 04:05:52 EST. VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Scores of Tamil asylum seekers from Sri Lanka who arrived in western Canada after three months at sea on a cramped cargo ... Back to the top

Sri Lanka's Ex-Defense Chief Convicted, Dishonorable Discharge From Rank - RTT News, 2010-08-13 16:20:44 EST. (RTTNews) - Sri Lanka's court martial has convicted General Sarath Fonseka, former Army Chief and political adversary of President Mahinda Rajapaksa, ... Back to the top

'Shocking' number on vessel - National Post, 2010-08-14 10:49:25 EST. A civil war for Tamil independence ended in May 2009, with the defeat of the Tamil Tigers rebel group, also known as the LTTE... Back to the top

Sri Lanka Tamils tell commission about rights abuse - Reuters Canada, 2010-08-14 16:35:14 EST. VAVUNIYA Sri Lanka (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's minority Tamils testified before a government-appointed war commission on Saturday alleging ... Back to the top

Lanka looks to India for Phase II of port China built - Indian Express, 2010-08-14 02:02:49 EST. As it brings to close a sensitive port project in collaboration with China, Sri Lanka would like India to participate vigorously in the next phase of ... Back to the top

Russia's Moskva missile cruiser calls in at Sri Lanka for visit - RIA Novosti, 2010-08-14 02:28:46 EST. MOSCOW, August 14 (RIA Novosti) - The flagship of the Black Sea fleet, the RFS Moskva guided-missile cruiser, called in at the port of Colombo in Sri Lanka ... Back to the top

Sri Lanka war hearings in North - BBC News, 2010-08-14 11:15:34 EST. Sri Lanka's 37-year conflict with the Tamil Tigers ended last year... Back to the top

'Captain Cool' loses temper over pitch - Times of India, 2010-08-14 23:26:22 EST. Though no official protest was lodged by the Indians, a pass-the-buck operation immediately got underway, with Sri Lanka Cricket's national curatorAnuruddha ... Back to the top

India vs Sri Lanka: 3rd ODI Preview -, 2010-08-14 14:46:16 EST. India face hosts Sri Lanka in the third match of the tri-series at Dambulla... Back to the top

More migrant ships headed this way, Vic Toews warns - Toronto Star, 2010-08-14 10:00:34 EST. At least two other ships are believed to be heading this way in hopes of landing dozens, perhaps hundreds, of migrants from war-torn Sri Lanka seeking ... Back to the top

Fonseka faces another Court Martial
The Hindu, 2010-08-14 03:10:00 EST. The former Sri Lankan Army chief, Sarath Fonseka, who was convicted on Friday by a Court Martial on charges of indulging in politics while in the Army, faces a second military court over allegatio... Back to the top

Sri Lanka Releases Rebel Elders After Rehabilitation - Bernama, 2010-08-14 16:09:32 EST. COLOMBO, Aug 14 (Bernama) -- The Sri Lankan government has released more former Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) rebels to the society after ... Back to the top

No country should depend on foreign army: SL Foreign Minister - Hindustan Times, 2010-08-13 14:20:11 EST. PTI With LTTE vanquished, Sri Lanka now says that the important lesson it learnt during the war with Tamil Tigers is that if a country wants to suceed ... Back to the top

Fonseka convicted in Sri Lanka amid delayed inquiry over Tamil Tigers war - Christian Science Monitor, 2010-08-13 22:52:12 EST. Former Sri Lanka Army chief Sarath Fonseka was convicted today of meddling in politics while on duty... Back to the top

Tamil migrant ship docks in Canada - The Associated Press, 2010-08-13 19:32:53 EST. VANCOUVER, British Columbia — A small cargo ship crammed with hundreds of Tamil asylum seekers from Sri Lanka docked at a Canadian navy base on Friday ... Back to the top

Anandasangaree Praises Sri Lanka Military, Humanitarian Work - Eurasia Review, 2010-08-13 21:13:52 EST. For whose protection?," Anandasangaree asked According to Anandasangaree, ex-LTTE combatants being detained by the government are not criminals as a ... Back to the top

Sri Lankan Minister moves court against proclamation order - The Hindu, 2010-08-13 23:37:56 EST. He said the trial court failed to see that there was an agreement between Sri Lanka and India dated July 29, 1987... Back to the top

Canadian Security Officials Board Tamil Migrants' Ship - RTT News, 2010-08-13 13:11:22 EST. ... persecution in Sri Lanka, but the government has concerns that some on board may be sympathizers of the rebel Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), ... Back to the top

No reconciliation after Sri Lanka's civil war - Vancouver Sun, 2010-08-13 11:29:00 EST. A little over a year after Sri Lanka's civil war ended with an orgy of bloodshed on the island nation's northern beaches, there are no convincing signs the ... Back to the top

LTTE threat: Experts suggest joint patrol - Express Buzz, 2010-08-13 09:43:23 EST. QUALITY INTELLIgence: Among the key factors which enabled Sri Lanka to pulverise the LTTE's military machine in the island between 2006 and 2009 was “very ... Back to the top

Tri-series: Sri Lanka beat New Zealand by 3 wickets - Times of India, 2010-08-13 21:01:05 EST. DAMBULLA (Sri Lanka): Sri Lanka huffed and puffed to a three-wicket win over New Zealand in the second ODI of the tri-series and helped India reclaim the ... Back to the top

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