National Documentation Package: Sri Lanka
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|Publication Date||29 February 2012|
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National Documentation Package
List of Documents1 General Information and Maps 1.1
- United States. March 2001. Central Intelligence Agency. "Sri Lanka." (University of Texas)
- Lonely Planet: Sri Lanka. 2006. 9th ed. "Colombo," pp. 78-79, 82, 84-85, 88, 89; "Trincomalee," p. 287. [Electronic version not available. Hard copies may be viewed in IRB regional offices.]
- Integrated Food Security Programme. November 2002. "Administrative Boundaries: Trincomalee District."
- Centre for Information Resources Management and Integrated Food Security Programme. April 2005. "Administrative Boundaries: Jaffna District."
- United Nations. 16 March 2010. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. "Vanni IDP Camps and Resettlement Information - Arrivals Since 1 April 2008 - Updated as of 11 March 2010."
- United Nations. 11 January 2010. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. "Vanni IDP Camps and Resettlement Information - Arrivals Since 01 April 2008 - Updated as of 31 December 2009."
- Quid.fr. N.d. Carte(s) de pays. "Sri Lanka Colombo." [Electronic version not available. Hard copy may be viewed in IRB regional offices.]
- Larousse. N.d. "Sri Lanka." L'Encyclopédie en ligne.
The following changes have been made to the previous package dated 13 April 2011:
- 1.3) British Broadcasting Corporation. 6 October 2010. "Sri Lanka Timeline."
- 1.5) The Europa World Year Book 2010. 2010. "Sri Lanka," pp. 4146-4173. London: Routledge. [Electronic version not available. Hard copy may be viewed in IRB regional offices.]
- 2.2) Amnesty International. 2010. "Sri Lanka." Amnesty International Report 2010, pp. 301-303.
- 2.7) United Kingdom. 11 November 2010. Home Office. Country of Origin Information Report: Sri Lanka.
- 12.1) United States. 17 November 2010. Department of State. "Sri Lanka." International Religious Freedom Report 2010.
- 1.1.g) Quid.fr. N.d. Carte(s) de pays. "Sri Lanka Politique."
- 1.6) Le Monde [Paris]. 26 January 2009. Frédéric Bobin. "Fuyant la guerre au Sri Lanka, des civils tamouls se réfugient dans le sud de l'Inde."
- 1.9) International Committee of the Red Cross. 27 May 2010. "Sri Lanka: Recovering from Conflict."
- 2.6) Country of Origin Research and Information. April 2010. CORI Country Report: Sri Lanka April 2010.
- 2.10) British Broadcasting Corporation. 1 February 2010. Anbarasan Ethirajan. "Fear and Anxiety in Battered Tamil City."
- 3.2) LKA102018.E. 22 December 2006. Prevalence of fraudulent National Identity Cards (NICs) (2004 - 2006).
- 4.3) Reuters. 7 October 2010. Ranga Sirilal. "Sri Lanka's Jailed Ex-army Boss Loses Parliament Seat." (AlertNet)
- 4.4) British Broadcasting Corporation. 21 April 2010. Charles Haviland. "Rajapaksa Triumphs in Final Count."
- 5.3) United Nations. 27 November 2008. Integrated Regional Information Networks. "Sri Lanka: Violence Against Women on the Rise."
- 10.3) United Kingdom. 20 July 2010. Foreign & Commonwealth Office. "UK Assistance to Address Language Barriers of Police Officers."
- 11.2) Committee to Protect Journalists. 19 May 2009. Bob Dietz and Robert Mahoney. "In Sri Lanka, No Peace Dividend for Press."
- 13.4) LKA103057.E. 12 February 2009. Recourse available to Jaffna Tamils who have been victims of human rights violations, including places where complaints can be lodged (2006 - Jan. 2009).
- 14.2) United Nations. 27 August 2010. Integrated Regional Information Networks. "Sri Lanka: IDP Returns Nearing Completion."
- 14.5) United Nations. March 2010. Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees. Banking on Solutions: A Real-Time Evaluation of UNHCR's Shelter Grant Programme for Returning Displaced People in Northern Sri Lanka. (PDES/2010/04)
- 1.2) International Crisis Group. 18 July 2011. Reconciliation in Sri Lanka: Harder than Ever. Asia Report No. 209.
- 1.6) International Committee of the Red Cross. May 2011. ICRC Annual Report 2010 - Sri Lanka.
- 2.6) International Crisis Group. 22 December 2011. "Statement on the Report of Sri Lanka's Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission."
- 2.8) United Kingdom. December 2011. Home Office. Operational Guidance Note: Sri Lanka.
- 2.10) Office français de protection des réfugiés et apatrides. September 2011. Rapport de mission en République démocratique et socialiste de Sri Lanka du 13 au 27 mars 2011.
- 2.11) International Crisis Group. 12 September 2011. Sri Lanka: Post-War Progress Report.
- 2.12) M.A. Sumanthiran. 21 October 2011. Situation in North-Eastern Sri Lanka: A Series of Serious Concerns.
- 2.13) Human Rights Watch. January 2012. "Sri Lanka." World Report 2012: Events of 2011.
- 3.2) LKA103785.E. 22 July 2011. Prevalence of fraudulent National Identity Cards (NICs).
- 4.3) LKA103949.E. 18 January 2012. The Tamil National Alliance (TNA), including the party's relationship with the current government and the 2011 local authority election results (June 2010-December 2011).
- 4.4) LKA103950.E. 17 February 2012. The Tamil Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal (TMVP) and Karuna factions; their relationship with each other; reports concerning their treatment of Sinhalese and Tamil citizens; whether they are still active as paramilitary groups.
- 4.6) LKAs.E. 8 February 2012. The Eelam People's Democratic Party (EPDP), including whether they mistreat Tamil populations in the north or in Colombo; if so, whether they extort Tamils; relationship between the EPDP and the Sri Lankan army (October 2010-December 2011).
- 5.3) LKA103947.E. 25 January 2012. Sexual and domestic violence, including legislation, state protection, and services available for victims.
- 6.2) LKA103948.E. 13 January 2012. Treatment of sexual minorities, including legislation, state protection, and support services.
- 9.2) LKA103837.E. 29 September 2011. Changes to the emergency regulations and the Prevention of Terrorism Act (August-September 2011). [Attachment(s)]
- 9.3) LKA103784.E. 15 August 2011. Recourse available to Jaffna Tamils who have been victims of human rights violations, including places where complaints can be lodged (2010-June 2011).
- 9.4) Amnesty International. 14 October 2011. Sri Lanka: Briefing to the UN Committee Against Torture. (ASA 37/016/2011)
- 9.5) Freedom from Torture. N.d. Out of the Silence: New Evidence of Ongoing Torture in Sri Lanka 2009-2011.
- 10.3) Asian Human Rights Commission. 12 January 2011. Sofie Rordam. Sri Lanka: Police Torture As an Indicator of the Constitutional Degradation of the Rule of Law.
- 11.2) Freedom House. 2011. "Sri Lanka." Freedom of the Press 2011.
- 11.3) Committee to Protect Journalists. 2011. Attacks on the Press 2010: Sri Lanka.
- 13.2) LKA103782.EF. 12 July 2011. Whether there has been increased surveillance, arrests and detentions of Tamil citizens since February 2011; forced registration of Tamil citizens in the north and east of Sri Lanka.
- 13.3) LKA103959.E. 16 December 2011. Treatment of Tamil doctors by the Sri Lankan Army (SLA), Eelam People's Democratic Party (EPDP) and Karuna paramilitaries; reports of Tamil doctors being arrested, doctor shortages and hospital closures in northern, eastern and central Sri Lanka.
- 13.4) LKA103960.E. 9 February 2012. Treatment of Tamils in Colombo by members of the Sri Lankan security forces and police; registration requirements in Colombo for Tamil citizens (2007-2008).
- 14.2) LKA103816.E. 22 August 2011. Registration requirements in Colombo for Tamil and Sinhalese citizens who migrate from Jaffna or other regions of the country.
- 14.5) LKA103815.E. 22 August 2011. Information on the treatment of Tamil returnees to Sri Lanka, including failed refugee applicants; repercussions, upon return, for not having proper government authorization to leave the country, such as a passport.
- 14.7) United Nations. October 2011. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. Joint Humanitarian and Early Recovery Update. Report #37.
- 14.8) Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre. Norway. 14 January 2011. IDPs and Returnees Remain in Need of Protection and Assistance.
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