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There Is No Chinese ‘Debt Trap’

The Atlantic 06 Feb 2021
By then, the port in the capital city of Colombo, a hundred miles away and consistently one of the world’s busiest, had just expanded and was already pushing capacity. The Colombo port, however, was smack in the middle of the city, while Hambantota had a hinterland, meaning it offered greater potential for expansion and development.
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West Va. VA hospital announces changes after patient deaths

The Dispatch 24 Dec 2020
CLARKSBURG, W.Va ... The VA’s Administrative Investigation Board issued a report focused on patient safety issues and culture at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center ... Attorney Dino Colombo, who is one of the lawyers probing potential wrongdoing cases by Mays at the facility, said “words alone will not fix the deep-seated problems in that institution.”.
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Tenant evictions on the rise, MPP and lawyer say

CBC 07 Dec 2020
MPP Lisa Gretzky and Anna Colombo, a staff lawyer at Legal Assistance of Windsor, say they've noticed an increase in evictions taking place across the province, including in Windsor, which they find concerning ... .
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Sri Lanka prison riot over coronavirus leaves 6 dead

Arab News 30 Nov 2020
Senaka Perera, a lawyer with the Committee for Protecting Rights of Prisoners, said the inmates at Mahara prison near Colombo had been frustrated because their pleas for coronavirus testing and separation of infected prisoners had been ignored by officials for more than a month.
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Asia Today: 6 dead in pandemic unrest at Sri Lanka prison

Seattle PI 30 Nov 2020
Senaka Perera, a lawyer with the Committee for Protecting Rights of Prisoners, said the inmates at Mahara prison near Colombo had been frustrated because their pleas for coronavirus testing and separation of infected prisoners had been ignored by officials for more than a month.
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6 dead in pandemic unrest at Sri Lanka prison

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 30 Nov 2020
Senaka Perera, a lawyer with the Committee for Protecting Rights of Prisoners, said the inmates at Mahara prison near Colombo had been frustrated because their pleas for coronavirus testing and separation of infected prisoners had been ignored by officials for more than a month.
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Asia Today: 8 dead in pandemic unrest at Sri Lanka prison

Odessa American 30 Nov 2020
Senaka Perera, a lawyer with the Committee for Protecting Rights of Prisoners, said the inmates at Mahara prison near Colombo had been frustrated because their pleas for coronavirus testing and separation of infected prisoners had been ignored by officials for more than a month.
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‘Scared s—tless’: Joe Judge has Giants afraid of his doghouse

NJ dot com 26 Nov 2020
Maybe Colombo would’ve returned the next day like Tate, apologetic and begging forgiveness ... Colombo wasn’t just fired ... When tight end Evan Engram was interrogated by the media about Colombo’s firing, he all but requested having his lawyer present ... In a fit of rage, Colombo cursed at him.
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Remembering Raviraj - 14 years on and still no justice

Tamil Guardian 10 Nov 2020
Today marks 14 years since Tamil National Alliance (TNA) MP and human rights lawyer, Nadaraja 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. The MP died later in hospital ... Maamanithar award ... .
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'No mercy' in hunt for ACMC leader Bathiudeen - Sri Lanka's defence secretary

Tamil Guardian 17 Oct 2020
Bathiudeen's lawyers filed a writ petition at the Court of Appeal after the Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court deemed that the charges against the MP do not require an arrest warrant, therefore the MP can be arrested at any time the Attorney General sees fit.
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Sri Lanka: Prominent human rights lawyer arbitrarily detained for six months must be released

Amnesty 16 Oct 2020
A notable government critic, Hejaaz Hizbullah has been held at the Criminal Investigation Department headquarters in Colombo since his arrest on 14 April 2020, with restricted access to his lawyers, family and wife.
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Limit of 1 ballot box per county reaches Ohio appeals court

The Concord Township News-Herald 26 Sep 2020
COLUMBUS — The Ohio secretary of state's evolving public statements and erratic actions prior to issuing a directive limiting ballot drop boxes to one per county prove his order is not reasonable, the Ohio Democratic Party's lawyer told an appellate court Friday ... It wasn’t based on an interpretation of the law," Colombo argued.
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