Thousands of protesters returned to Cairo's Tahrir Square on Sunday, angry at the sentence of Muburak.
Warning of a renewed revolution, many demanded that Mubarak must face the death penalty for his treatment of the protesters during the January 2011 uprising, and pledged to protest until those who died received justice.
Others demanded that the presidential election due to take place later this month be called off. Many of the protesters expressed dismay at the two current frontrunners - Ahmed Shafiq, former prime minister during Muburak's era, and Mohamed Mursi, of the Muslim Brotherhood.
Reports emerged of protesters raiding Shariq's campaign office and burning his posters, whilst chanting, "Fayoum says Ahmed Shafiq feloul" - refering to him being part of the Mubarak era.
Protesters have called for further marches to take place on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, reported Reuters.
Genocidal acts have “undeniably” been carried out by the Sri Lankan over several decades, said the Tamil Naitonal Alliance (TNA) today in a press release responding to a proposed draft resolution aimed at calling on the international community to act against the Sri Lankan state genocide of Tamils.
“That acts specified in article 2 of the Genocide Convention of 1948 have undeniably been perpetrated on the Tamil people by functionaries of the Sri Lankan state over several decades,
Sri Lanka’s Catholic Church asked the government for clarification in regards to the presidential election in Januray announced this week, which has casted doubt on the visit to Sri Lanka by Pope Francis, according to AFP.
Sri Lanka's opposition party, the United National Party (UNP) blamed the government for the European Union's annulment of anti-terror measures against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) last week.
The Sri Lankan parliament passed the law banning the sale of land to foreign citizens, on Monday night, reports Reuters.
The Land Bill, will mean that foreigners will only be able to lease land for up to 99 years.
Sri Lanka welcomed Iran’s technical and engineering assistance and called for further cooperation between the two nations on Monday.
The two nations outlined plans to prioritise the expansion of bilateral ties in both of their future plans,
The mother of Suntharalingam Gajatheeban, also known as Theiveegan, who was killed by the Sri Lankan military in April, was prevented from leaving Sri Lanka on Tuesday, despite being in possession of a valid visa, the Daily Mirror reports.