SRI LANKAN TRADE UNIONS

  • Tamil newspaper says staff attacked in Sri Lanka April 3, 2013

    Colombo: A group of unidentified men attacked the office of a Tamil newspaper in Sri Lanka's former war zone on Wednesday, injuring several staffers and damaging equipment at the publication known for its government criticism. The attack is the latest in a series of assaults and threats on the staff of...
  • Sri Lankan trade unions threaten to block goods from TN April 3, 2013

    Colombo: Trade unions manning Sri Lanka's main port have threatened to block about $2 billion worth of imports and exports to the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, media reports said in Colombo on Wednesday. The progovernment trade union coalition named the "Organisation for Protecting Harbor Solidarity" has held a protest...