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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 105


Pakistan: Protect People First

Pakistan is facing a complex humanitarian crisis. Recent military offensives against militant groups have displaced several million civilians and left thousands dead.

No attempts made to verify atrocity claims credible says State Department on Sri Lanka War Report

“The report doesn’t attempt to verify all the claims, but we believe that the claims, which are based mostly on reporting by the Embassy, by international organizations on the ground out there, and by media and NGOs – we believe that they are credible."

Where is Raj Rajaratnam’s donation to Tamil Tiger proxy TRO If no social projects done in Tiger-held territory?

Did Raj Rajaratnam know that the millions of funds he donated to the Tamil Rehabilitation Organization (TRO-US) during the post-Tsunami construction period in the maritime provinces in Sri Lanka were never used by the TRO to build schools, houses and roads in the Tamil Tiger held territories in the north and east of Sri Lanka?

U.S. Embassy Statement on Report to the U.S. Congress

The United States Department of State delivered to Congressional Appropriations Committee staff yesterday a report detailing incidents that allegedly occurred during the final months of the conflict between the Government of Sri Lanka and the terrorist organization LTTE that may constitute violations of international humanitarian law or crimes against humanity and related harms.

Raj Rajaratnam not cleared of involvement with Tamil Tigers says Sri Lanka Central Bank Governor

Contrary to a statement made earlier by the chief of Sri Lanka’s Central Bank investigative unit that US Hedge Fund billionaire Raj Rajaratnam who faces criminal charges for insider trading in the U.S. has been cleared of his connections with the Tamil Tigers the Bank’s governor Ajith Nivad Cabral told Reuters that the investigations are continuing.

Sri Lanka as Potential Commercial Hub for AT&T

Emerging markets such as Sri Lanka has pressed ahead with extensive plans and tax holidays to attract foreign investors Dr. Palitha Kohona , Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations said at a meeting with the Vice President of the AT & T Eric H. Loeb. AT & T is a global leading developer and innovator of advanced wireless technologies and data solutions.

U.N. Body Backs War Crimes Charges on Israel, Hamas

The 47-member Human Rights Council (HRC) approved a resolution Friday endorsing war crimes charges against Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas, as spelled out in a report by a four-member international fact-finding mission headed by Justice Richard Goldstone.

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