Probe against Admiral Wasantha Karannagoda highlighted extrajudicial killings during the nation’s 37-year ethnic war.
Opposition legislator Selvarajah Kajendran arrested for remembering rebel who died campaigning for minority community.
At least 29 refugees tried to take their own lives last month to protest their detention at a camp in Tamil Nadu state.
International Truth and Justice Project report says 15 Tamils were beaten, burned, suffocated and sexually assaulted.
President pardons 16 men as island nation faces UN pressure over detentions without charge under an anti-terrorism law.
UN’s human rights chief warns the systems and policies that allowed grave rights abuses remain in place.
Destruction of monument at Jaffna University, showing arms sticking out of a mound, prompted threats of general strike.
Vijay Sethupathi withdraws from the project after cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan warns him of backlash from Tamils.
Dozens have been protesting for the past three years, demanding army return their land confiscated during the civil war.
US imposed sanctions against Lt General Shavendra Silva for extrajudicial killings at the end of Sri Lanka’s civil war.
Northern area neglected under new President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who led campaign against Tamil Tigers during civil war.
The hardline approach of the new president and a failed reconciliation process threaten to stir ethnic tensions.
And how the legacy of this failure is still endangering lives in Sri Lanka and beyond.
For the first time since country’s civil war ended in 2009, civilians have reclaimed their land occupied by military.