Published 14:19 BST
Photograph of halted bus sent to Tamil Guardian by protester.
The bus carrying Tamil refugees due to be deported by UK Border Agency at 15:30 today, has been halted by protesters, with one protester under the front of the bus.
One protester told Tamil Guardian, that around they had been there for the past three hours protesting against the bus. See also: TAG applies for injunction against deportation (19 Sep 2012)
Britain is returning Tamil refugees to be tortured in Sri Lanka by The Independent (18 Sep 2012)
A government document has revealed that the China Development Bank is to increase its lending to Sri Lanka development projects, now totalling to more than US$1.
Sri Lanka’s Criminal Investigation Department has questioned the Tamil National Alliance MP for Vanni, Sivasakthi Anandan, over Saturday’s memorial event in Vavuniya.
In its annual International Religious Freedom report, the US State Department expressed concern about attacks and discrimination by Buddhists against Hindus, Muslims and Christians.
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