Media reports- English- March 2011

Posted on March 4, 2011


IDP’s restored to normality, Daily News, 1st March 2011

UNP questions government on LLRC, Daily Mirror, 4th March 2011

Sri Lanka refutes US Senate allegations against LLRC: “The resolution is non-binding” – US Embassy Spokesman, Santhush Fernando, Asian Tribune, 4th March 2011

Sri Lanka says its LLRC mandated to look inquire any violation of International HR Laws, News.lk, 4th March 2011

Lanka firm on LLRC, News Now, 4th March 2011

US Senate overlooked LLRC track record, Daily FT, 5th March 2011

UNP questions Govt’s response if LLRC rejected by international community, News First, 5th March 2011

Hold criticism until LLRC releases its report – HR Minister, premature condemnation not fair by Sri Lanka, Shamindra Ferdinando, The Island, 8th March 2011

Many diplomats recognize LLRC as independent, ITN News, 8th March 2011

Govt. to follow LLRC brief, Chaminda Perera, Daily News, 9th March 2011

UN member countries commended role of Sri Lanka’s reconciliation commission – Minister, Colombo Page, 9th March 2011

Witness Protection Act not required to ensure LLRC’s credibility – Govt. *UNP disagrees wants legal protection for witnesses, Zacki Jabbar, The Island, 11th March 2011

LLRC is not a credible democratic process of accountability, Yolanda Foster, Sri Lanka Guardian, 16th March 2011

LLRC waiting for politicians, Daily Mirror, 22nd March 2011

LLRC in Ampara, Moneragala, Daily Mirror, 23rd March 2011

EU should not make prejudgement on LLRC report – GL, Sunday Observer, 25th March 2011

UNP leader won’t testify before LLRC, Olindhi Jayasundere, Daily Mirror, 26th March 2011

LLRC report will be buried without final rites, Pearl Thevanayagam, Sri Lanka Guardian, 28th March 2011

India’s project for displaced Tamil civilians delayed, Sutirtho Patranobis, Hindustan Times, 28th March 2011

President willing to consider extension of the LLRC, if required, Sunday Times, 28th March 2011

Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa confident of 8% GDP growth, Santhush Fernando, Asian Tribune, 29th March 2011

Panel can give evidence, but no investigations, Daily Mirror, 29th March 2011

LLRC Report and Reconciliation, Daily News, 30th March 2011

LLRC final report to be presented to President on May 15, Sanassa News,  3oth March 2011

LLRC concludes public sittings, The Sunday Leader, 30th March 2011

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