HSZ row: Story behind the story

Sunday, December 29, 2002

President, PM hold separate crisis talks
As the Government and peace monitors were locked in a row with Tiger guerrillas over the High Security Zone.....

SLMM stands by its HSZ view
The Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) has reiterated its stand on the 'High Security Zone' following a strong statement by the LTTE accusing the monitors of siding with the government to undermine the peace process.

Tiger radio: CBK to deal directly with Norway's PM
President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga will write this week to Norwegian Prime Minister Kjell Bondevik to apprise him of her serious concerns over the role played by their Embassy in Colombo....

Army supports peace process
Army Commander Lt. Gen. Lionel Balagalle yesterday defended the Army’s position on the issue on 'High Security Zones' in the Jaffna peninsula....

Cultural vultures to face tough penalties
Robbery or vandalism of the country's cultural artefacts may soon carry tough penalties such as life imprisonment or a massive fine of Rs. one million, an official of the Archaeology Department said.

Liberty Plaza security men attacked
A security firm handling the Liberty Plaza apartments has accused the Kollupitiya police of failing to act against a gang which attacked the security chief and others on Christmas day.

New Bills will kill workers' rights
Opposition leaders have launched a full scale offensive against three proposed labour bills which they see as going against the interest of the working class.


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