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Trinco Five case: HRW, AI call for court with international participation

Issuing a joint statement on last week’s acquittal of all 13 defendants of the so called Trinco Five case citing a lack of evidence, Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Amnesty International (AI) yesterday expressed the need for a court with international participation that can “properly protect victims and witnesses.”

Five persons apprehended for illegal fishing

The Navy arrested five individuals who were engaged in illegal fishing near the Round Island, Trincomalee, yesterday (10).

Cabinet approves 12 solar power plant projects

The Cabinet of Ministers has approved seven solar power plant projects as proposed by Power and Energy Minister Ravi Karunanayake.

Navy nabs 24 illegal fishermen

The Navy yesterday apprehended 24 persons who had allegedly been engaged in illegal fishing in Kadakarechchenai, Trincomalee, the Navy said (14).