More than 150 Sri Lankan asylum seekers will remain stuck at sea on a boat while an Australian court decides their fate - but the government says it will not send them back without 72 hours' notice.
Australia's high court stops the mid-ocean transfer of 153 Tamil asylum seekers to the Sri Lankan navy, days after 41 others were handed straight to the Sri Lankan police on their return.
Weeks after William Hague's summit on sexual violence in conflict, the British government is to deport a Tamil woman back to Sri Lanka, despite claims she was repeatedly raped by Sri Lankan soldiers.
An all-expenses-paid trip by five UK MPs and their partners, including business-class travel to and from Sri Lanka, is cancelled amid cross-party recriminations - hours before departure.
As the UN prepares to launch an inquiry into allegations of war crimes and human rights abuses in Sri Lanka, Channel 4 News presents the evidence collected by this programme over the past five years.
The United Nations is to launch an investigation into alleged war crimes and continuing human rights violations in Sri Lanka.
Almost exactly five years after Sri Lanka's civil war ended, the UN Human Rights Council is preparing to vote on a US and UK-led resolution which would mandate the UN to launch a war crimes inquiry.
Five years ago Dr Varatharajah Thariajah was given his freedom in exchange for refuting war crimes allegations against the Sri Lankan government. Today he tells Channel 4 News a different story.
The arrest of two prominent human rights activists in Sri Lanka is condemned as "not acceptable" by British Foreign Office Minister Hugo Swire, writes Callum Macrae.