The Supreme Court (SC) is now possessed with several cases where the Court is constitutionally bound to interpret the constitution and to determine the constitutionality of the Standing Order 78A, that deals with the impeachment procedure.
Congress's Gujarat unit was at the centre of a row on Monday over a picture it used for a poll advertisement on malnutrition in the state amid allegations it was 'lifted' from a website of a Christian organization depicting a Sri Lankan child.
The Ugandan Parliament is set to pass a brutal law that could carry the death penalty for homosexuality. If they do, thousands of Ugandans could face execution -- just for being gay.
My presentation will be an attempt to critically analyse my experience as a Franco-Sri Lankan in Sri Lanka and how I feel, as part of Sri Lanka’s Diaspora, that we can and should contribute to its ongoing reconciliation process.
Immigration New Zealand was left in the dark about a former Catholic brother who fled the country while awaiting extradition to Australia to face hundreds of sex abuse charges.
In the mid-1930s, Stalin staged several trials that are now known as Moscow Show Trials. The similarities and dissimilarities between them and the “trial by PSC” are as follows.
An inmate narrates how 11 prisoners were Taken out of their cells and executed by police
More and more incriminating evidence of summary executions of inmates in the Welikada Prison by the Police Special Task Force (STF) and a special police unit (SPU) that took place after the army commandos took full control of the prison on the night of November 9 have now been revealed, despite an officially sanctioned cover up of the massacre.
A complain to Ban Ki Moon by Tamil Action Front New Zeland
His Excellency Ban-Ki-Moon,
The Parliamentary Select Committee's inquiry has raised the issue of the politicians being judges. Some have even said that the politicians have a better right to judge because they are elected representatives of the people whereas the judges are not.
A British court has found a circus owner guilty of causing unnecessary suffering to a performing elephant.
A judge at Northampton Crown Court convicted Bobby Roberts after the court was shown secretly-filmed footage of a groom hitting 58-year-old elephant Anne with a pitchfork.
The tour guide’s voice echoes around the dark, musty room, three stories underground. Fifty visitors – among them mothers holding infants, youths snap
One recurrent issue in the Q&A with David Miliband was the debate over the responsibility of the government to intervene in politically volatile countries where human rights are being abused. This is a pertinent issue considering the current situation in Syria and Sri Lanka, the war in Afghanistan , the revolution in Egypt and the fall of Gaddafi in Libya.
THE civil war fought in Sri Lanka between the brutal Liberation Tigers of Tamil Ealam and the government ground on for quarter of a century, claiming perhaps 130,000 lives. In early 2008 the government launched an all-out assault on the Tamil Tigers, with the aim of their unconditional surrender. Hundreds of thousands of civilians were caught up in this final offensive, trapped in a war zone that got smaller and smaller until it consisted of a narrow strip of beach between two warring sides.
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For a 28-year old backbench Tory MP it was a highlight of his young political career. James Wharton beamed for the camera as he accepted a ceremonial plate from the Sri Lanka Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa.