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Footage broadcast by Channel 4 News showing the alleged massacre of Tamil prisoners is evidence of "serious international crimes", the UN says, as pressure mounts for an international investigation.
Channel 4 News won the TV News category at last nights Amnesty Media Awards for their coverage of the brutal end of Sri Lanka’s civil war.
Ban Ki-Moon has come under attack for failing to push for a war crimes probe in Sri Lanka. But a former UN Deputy Secretary-General tells Channel 4 News Ban is powerless to defy Russia and China.
The UN Secretary-General says he lacks authority to order a probe into alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka. A video shown by Channel 4 News formed part of the evidence of a UN report into the killings.
A UN report on the Sri Lanka war is delayed as the Sri Lankan Government warns it has gone too far. A key player in the Sri Lankan reconciliation process tells Channel 4 News the report is "vulgar".
The Sri Lankan High Commission has issued the following statement in response to Channel 4 News’ report of 20th April 2011 on the current situation in northern Sri Lanka.
Channel 4 News obtains exclusive footage from the "closed off"corner of northern Sri Lanka, showing evidence of camps, repression and abuse, ahead of the publication of the UN’s report on war crimes.
World / Sri Lanka Defence Secretary Liam Fox calls off Sri Lanka trip 16 December 2010 Channel 4 News
As Liam Fox calls off a controversial trip to Sri Lanka, Jonathan Miller looks at claims the defence secretary recently discussed "investment opportunities" in the country accused of war crimes.
Sri Lanka ‘End Battle’ Gallery 09 December 2010
A gallery of images from the final bloody days of Sri Lanka’s civil war
As calls for an international probe into alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka increase, the Sri Lankan Government tells Channel 4 News its domestic inquiry must be allowed to "achieve its objectives".
A leading war crimes lawyer tells Channel 4 News the video apparently showing men taking part in executions in Sri Lanka is "astonishing evidence" and the United Nations must act.
The Sri Lanka Ministry of Defence claims 53 Division troops killed Isaipriya, one of the female bodies shown in the video screened by Channel 4 News. But who are they and who was their commander?
Channel 4 News reveals images of the men caught on camera apparently taking part in executions in Sri Lanka, actions a top lawyer has branded "war crimes". Can you help identify the men involved?
World / Sri Lanka UN: Sri Lanka ‘war crimes’ video needs investigation 01 December 2010 Channel 4 News
The United Nations tells Channel 4 News new footage of the alleged massacre of Tamil prisoners in Sri Lanka "deserves more investigation", as Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse visits London.
World / Sri Lanka Sri Lanka’s President Rajapakse Oxford visit cancelled 01 December 2010 Channel 4 News
Sri Lanka’s President Rajapakse Oxford Union visit has been cancelled over "security concerns". Channel 4 News last night revealed new footage of an alleged massacre of Tamil prisoners in Sri Lanka.
World / Sri Lanka WikiLeaks: US memo accuses Sri Lanka president of war crimes 01 December 2010 Channel 4 News
Channel 4 News uncovers a WikiLeaks cable which appears to show the United States believes responsibility for alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka rests with its leaders, including President Rajapakse.
Channel 4 News reveals new footage of the alleged massacre of Tamil prisoners which promoted a UN investigation last year, as the Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapakse arrives in London.
Sri Lankan officials have dismissed reports that President Mahinda Rajapakse cancelled his planned visit to Britain amid fears he would be arrested for alleged war crimes.
Jonathan Miller writes on the aftermath of Sri Lanka’s gruelling war with the Tamil Tigers and whether there will be an investigation into the deaths of Tamil civilians during the fighting.
As Sri Lanka’s president is given sweeping new powers, the man behind critical posters which have compared him to Hitler has been arrested as Foreign Affairs Correspondent Jonathan Miller reports.
Exclusive: a senior Sri Lankan army commander and frontline soldier tell Channel 4 News that point-blank executions of Tamils at the end of the Sri Lankan civil war were carried out under orders.
Sri Lanka’s victory over the Tamil Tigers was so decisive that other nations are now citing the "Sri Lanka option" as a model for crushing rebellion, writes Foreign Correspondent Jonathan Miller.
Two months after the Tamil Tigers’ leader was killed in the final push that ended Sri Lanka’s civil war, his successor gave his only face to face television interview to Channel 4 News.
Reports Channel 4 News on sexual abuse and disappearances from the Tamil refugee camp in the Sri Lankan city of Vavuniya led to Asia correspondent Nick Paton Walsh being expelled from the country.
Exclusive: Former army commander and presidential candidate General Sarath Fonseka, who faces charges in a military court, tells Channel 4 News from his Sri Lanka prison cell that he is being set up.
In January 2010, the UN released a report into video shown on Channel 4 News apparently of Sri Lanka soldiers executing Tamils. Foreign Editor Ben De Pear describes the events that led to the verdict.
Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapakse is declared the winner of yesterday’s elections although his main rival, General Fonseka, rejected the result.
Sri Lankan officials branded as fake the video of alleged executions by Sri Lankan Armed Forces broadcast by Channel 4 News, but a UN investigation said it "appears authentic".
The spokesman for Sri Lanka’s ministry of disaster management responds to claims that his country was involved in human rights abuses and extrajudicial killings.
World / Sri Lanka Sri Lanka execution video: evidence of war crimes? 25 August 2009 Jonathan Miller
Three months after Sri Lanka declared victory over the Tamil Tigers, Channel 4 News broadcast footage apparently showing government troops summarily executing Tamils during the final push of the war.
A doctor working with injured and displaced Tamils in northern Sri Lanka tells Channel 4 News that there may be as many as 20,000 amputees among those who fled attacks.
Sri Lanka claims victory over the Tamil Tigers as her forces meet on a beach to surround the last rebel-held territory. Nick Paton Walsh reports.
On the day that the Tamil Tigers conceded defeat after 26 years of war, a senior LTTE leader exclusively tells Channel 4 News its last fighters would lay down their arms, but will not surrender.
As fighting in Sri Lanka intensified, Channel 4 News obtained exclusive satellite photos showing the dramatic movement of refugees as they fled repeated bombardment.
"She believed that it was ‘not implausible’ that more than 30,000 civilians had been killed"
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