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Eleven JMI members handed over to TID

Eleven members of the proscribed organisation Jamathei Millathu Ibrahim (JMI) were handed over to the TID yesterday (10).


Ensure equality to combat terror – Kottegoda

Sri Lanka's Secretary Defence says that the best way to combat extremism is to ensure income equality, education and justice.


EU to offer Eur 8.5 mn to Sri Lanka

The European Commission (EC) has allocated 8.5 million euros to support Sri Lanka to prevent extremism, build community resilience and promote peace and tolerance.


Speaker prevents UN envoy from meeting judges

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has prevented a United Nations Special Rapporteur examining the rights of freedom of association and peaceful assembly from meeting High Court Judges in Colombo.


PM promises new laws to prevent terrorism

The Government will propose new laws to facilitate cooperation between different state agencies in preventing terrorism, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said.


Three months on are we still in the dark?

It is three months today since a group of suicidal extremists upended our society by killing Easter Sunday worshippers in three Churches and Brunching holidaymakers in three five star hotels in the capital.


President to be “invited” to testify before Easter attack probe

The Parliamentary Select Committee probing the Easter attacks has not yet taken a “firm decision whether to ask the President to testify but he will be invited,” a member of the committee told RepublicNext.


Bill to abolish Death Penalty “as early as possible”- Kiriella

The government will bring a Private Members’ Bill to abolish the death penalty before Parliament “as early as possible,” Leader of the House, Minister Lakshman Kiriella told RepublicNext yesterday July 17.


I am committed to a political solution to the National issue – Ranil

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that the country is close to reaching a political solution to the National issue that caused the 30-year war.


Nearly Rs. 265 million paid as compensation for Easter Sunday victims

The Office of Reparations (OR), established to compensate the Easter Sunday Attack victims says that a total of Rs.262, 812,500 has been paid at present for those who were deceased and injured due to the bomb blasts.


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