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Asia’s richest person challenges China in show of support for Modi

Taipei Times 13 Nov 2022
China’s embassy in Colombo later confirmed the end of the solar projects on social media ... “Ranil’s very much a pragmatic leader in that he realizes every international actor is needed at this moment, he’s not going to take sides,” said Bhavani Fonseka, a senior researcher and lawyer at the Colombo-based Centre for Policy Alternatives.
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Asia's richest man challenges China in show of support for PM Modi

The Times of India 11 Nov 2022
COLOMBO ... Protests ensued in Colombo ... "Ranil's very much a pragmatic leader in that he realizes every international actor is needed at this moment, he's not going to take sides," said Bhavani Fonseka, a senior researcher and lawyer at the Colombo-based Centre for Policy Alternatives.
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Gautam Adani lands in the middle of a India-China fight

The Times of India 11 Nov 2022
China’s embassy in Colombo later confirmed the end of the solar projects on social media ... “Ranil’s very much a pragmatic leader in that he realizes every international actor is needed at this moment, he’s not going to take sides,” said Bhavani Fonseka, a senior researcher and lawyer at the Colombo-based Centre for Policy Alternatives.
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Gautam Adani challenges China in show of support for PM Narendra Modi

Live Mint 11 Nov 2022
... both Beijing and New Delhi. “Ranil’s very much a pragmatic leader in that he realizes every international actor is needed at this moment, he’s not going to take sides,” said Bhavani Fonseka, a senior researcher and lawyer at the Colombo-based Centre for Policy Alternatives.
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Remembering Raviraj 16 years on

Tamil Guardian 10 Nov 2022
Today marks 16 years since Tamil National Alliance (TNA) MP and human rights lawyer, Nadarajah Raviraj was assassinated in Colombo. Mr Raviraj was shot in Colombo at close range by unidentified gunmen on a motorbike at around 8.30am on November 10 2006, as he got into his car after giving an interview.
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How a Sri Lanka cricket star accused of raping date was trying to live a ...

The Daily Mail 08 Nov 2022
His lawyer Ananda Amaranath said he would try and visit the ... Gunathilaka, whose lawyer said had no wife or children and lived at home with his parents in Colombo, unsuccessfully applied for bail in Downing Centre Local Court on Monday in a hearing that was closed to the public.
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How a Sri Lanka cricket star accused of raping Tinder date was trying to live ...

The Daily Mail 08 Nov 2022
His lawyer Ananda Amaranath said he would try and visit the ... Gunathilaka, whose lawyer said had no wife or children and lived at home with his parents in Colombo, unsuccessfully applied for bail in Downing Centre Local Court on Monday in a hearing that was closed to the public.
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Sri Lanka urged to withdraw bill allowing broad detentions

Federal News Radio 17 Oct 2022
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — An international human rights group is urging Sri Lanka’s government to withdraw draft legislation that would create military-run rehabilitation centers, saying it would give authorities broad powers to detain people without charge and place them at risk of abuse ... A lawyer and an...
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Lawyers And Civil Society Protest At Galle Face

MENA FN 11 Oct 2022
(MENAFN - Colombo Gazette) Lawyers and civil society organisations staged a protest at Galle Face today. The protesters walked towards the Presidential Secretariat but were blocked by the ... .
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Sri Lankans protest police violence against demonstrators, children

La Prensa Latina 10 Oct 2022
Colombo, Oct 10 (EFE).- Activists and lawyers protested in Colombo on Monday against the police violence unleashed a day earlier against a demonstration – also attended by children – marking six months of anti-government protests linked to the economic crisis. “We are here to show that we are not scared of this government ... EFE ... ....
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Citrus County Chronicle 10 Oct 2022
... in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, Oct.
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Sri Lanka urged to implement reforms

The Manila Times 07 Oct 2022
Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister Ali Sabry told the chamber in Geneva that Colombo "categorically rejects" the text ... Sri Lankan human rights lawyer Bhavani Fonseka told Agence France-Presse the resolution gave Colombo a chance "to initiate accountability for both human rights violations and economic crimes and introduce urgent and critical reforms.".
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Haleem’s plea for action against LEAs dismissed

Dawn 30 Sep 2022
KARACHI ... The division bench headed by Justice K. K. Agha observed that they heard lawyer for the petitioner at length and went through the prayer clause ... TikToker’s restraining order plea turned down ... The lawyer contended that she along with her husband was in Malaysia and intending to come back to Karachi via Colombo on Oct 3 ... .
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BJP leader Subramanian Swamy meets Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa brothers

The Times of India 29 Sep 2022
COLOMBO. Senior BJP leader on Thursday met Gotabaya Rajapaksa here, becoming the first foreign visitor to call on the ousted Sri Lankan president, following his return to Colombo after fleeing the country amidst unprecedented protests against his government's mishandling of the island nation's economy.
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BJP leader Subramanian Swamy becomes first foreign visitor to meet Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa brothers

The Telegraph India 29 Sep 2022
Currently, he is staying in Colombo under heavy security. Swamy, who is accompanied by a delegation including a battery of lawyers, also called on Sri Lankan Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena in Colombo and had a wide range of consultations ... Defence University (KDU) in Colombo.

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