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Gen. Sarath Fonseka to be released over the weekend

By Shamindra Ferdinando General Sarath Fonseka, former commander of the Sri Lanka Army and defeated presidential candidate will be freed over the weekend, according to highly placed sources. Sources close to President Mahinda Rajapaksa last night told The Island that the Cabinet had endorsed the President’s decision to release the four-star General consequent to an […]

Ranjini deemed genuine refugee earlier now detained as security risk

by Michael Gordon Ranjini was found to be a genuine refugee before ASIO decided last week she is a security risk for Australia. But the government won’t tell her why, and now she’s facing a life in detention. IT SHOULD have been cause for unbridled joy. Having fled the trauma and tragedy of life in […]