Jan 18, 2015

Rajapaksa's surprise

While the new president of Sri Lanka, Maithripala Sirisena, says he wants to build a nation based on Buddhist principles of nonviolence and compassion, it is not clear if he is prepared to investigate charges that war crimes were committed during the 26-year-long civil ...

Film accuses Sri Lanka of war crimes

Mar 4, 2013

Film accuses Sri Lanka of war crimes

The Sri Lankan military committed numerous war crimes during the final months of the country's 26-year-long civil war, according to a documentary aired for the first time Friday, amid vigorous protests from Colombo. However, in an interview published Saturday, President Mahinda Rajapaksa firmly denied the ...