January 29, 2015
by Colleen Mallick
The newly elected government in Sri Lanka announced Wednesday that it is planning to investigate accusations of human rights abuses during the closing stages of the 26-year civil war, after former president Mahinda Rajapaksa refused to cooperate with UN investigators about claims of atrocities ...[read more]
February 9, 2013
by Arjun Mishra
On February 9, 2010, Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaska dissolved the country's parliament and demanded early elections to replace the previous members of parliament. The maneuver was an attempt by Rajapaska to utilize his re-election success by increasing the number of seats for his own ...[read more]

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