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Protests continue over Mubarak sentence
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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.

 
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Sri Lanka to brief international community on ‘LTTE revival’

The External Affairs Ministry and the Defence Ministry will hold a briefing for the diplomatic community in Colombo, on what the government claims are recent attempts to revive the LTTE, the Daily Mirror reported. [more]

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An attempt to replicate Sri Lankan success in India
The Sri Lankan high commissioner in New Delhi, Prasad Kariyawasam, has been appointed as the new ambassador to the United States reports , Colombo Page. [more]

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Reconciliation cannot take place overnight – Army spokesperson

A spokesperson for the Sri Lankan Army has told media that reconciliation cannot take place overnight, in response to a question by a journalist regarding US Assistant Secretary of State Nisha Biswal’s statement earlier this week. [more]

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RSF condemns attack on Tamil journalist

The recent attack on Tamil journalist Sivagnanam Selvatheepan has been condemned by Reporters Without Borders in a statement on its website.

“Reporters Without Borders joins its partner organization, [more]

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64 year old woman detained in Kilinochchi
CID officers detained a 64 year old woman in Kilinochchi today, reported Uthayan. The detained woman, Pathmaavathy, has been taken to Vavuniya, however no further details are available. [more]

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Two arrested in Jaffna over posters
Police arrested two students on Friday, accusing them over being involved over posters that went up near Jaffna Hindu College, reading 'Tamil Eelam will triumph', reports Uthayan. [more]

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Protest against SL Navy in Amparai

A protest was held against the Sri Lankan Navy in Oluvil, Amparai on Thursday, reported Virakesari.

Protestors called for the arrest of a member of the navy, [more]

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War-time restrictions now in Mannar

The pass-system, which requires Tamil fisher folk to obtain permission from the military before setting out to sea, has now been re-introduced in Mannar, after being restarted in Jaffna earlier this month, reported Uthayan. [more]


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