Exclusive: Evidence of ongoing torture of Sri Lankan Tamils

Al Jazeera has uncovered allegations and evidence of security forces continuing to use torture against Tamils in Sri Lanka.


    It's more than three years since President Maithripala Sirisena came to power in Sri Lanka.

    He took over from a government which was accused of human rights abuses during the war against Tamil separatists.

    Sirisena had promised a less authoritarian style of leadership.

    But Al Jazeera has seen disturbing evidence of continuing torture.

    Al Jazeera's Barnaby Phillips has this exclusive reports from London.


    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    Heron Gate mass eviction: 'We never expected this in Canada'

    Hundreds face mass eviction in Canada's capital

    About 150 homes in one of Ottawa's most diverse and affordable communities are expected to be torn down in coming months

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    In 1959, a year before Nigeria's independence, a 23-year-old student helped colour the country's identity.