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kuh luhm boh

  • n  the capital and largest city of Sri Lanka; has one of the largest harbors in the world; is located on the western coast of the island of Ceylon
News & Articles

  • Judge denies Turkia Mullin's request for $113K
    A judge today dismissed ousted Detroit Metro CEO Turkia Mullin's claim for $113,000 in damages and legal fees. Wayne Circuit Judge Robert Colombo Jr. said Friday Mullin's motion for more money had 'absolutely no merit.'
    June 21, 2013 - Detroit News
  • Sri Lankan media code threatens free speech: rights group
    COLOMBO (Reuters) - The Sri Lankan government's proposed code of ethics for the media is a threat to free speech, New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Wednesday. The code calls for censorship of material affecting foreign relations, promoting "anti-national" attitudes or undermining the integrity of the executive, judiciary and legislative branches of the state. The HRW said the ...
    June 19, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Group decries Sri Lanka's proposed media code
    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka—Rights groups are criticizing a code of media ethics proposed by Sri Lanka's government, saying Wednesday that the code could have a chilling effect on free speech in the Indian Ocean island nation.
    June 19, 2013 - Denver Post
Quotes

  • Mahinda Rajapakse in Hindustan Times
    The Secretary-General finds it unacceptable that the Sri Lankan authorities have failed to prevent the disruption of the normal functioning of the United Nations offices in Colombo as a result of unruly protests organised and led by a Cabinet... Ban Ki-moon http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ban_Ki-moon&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFIDDDOdKd-qT9hUhe56NEPnY21Lw The Hindu http://www.google.com/url?q=http://thehindu.com/news/international/article506372.ece&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFpl7wjOstTv9RgmqPZXIZPJsqpmQ Jul 8, 2010 19532 27267 colombo Rajapaksa added: he was planning military rule...... He was completely trying to isolate the politics and take the country on a different path...... In his very last stages as army commander he began bringing his people into Colombo and his...
  • Thilan Samaraweera in Reuters UK
    I am feeling better and I'm very happy to be back in Colombo with my wife Erandathie and my children,Samaraweera said in a statement. "This has obviously been a very difficult time for them but we are all relieved the operation was...

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