22October2014

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'In this country, for everything, the penalty is death' - Bala Tampoe
Thursday, 04 September 2014

'In this country, for everything, the penalty is death' - Bala Tampoe

Sri Lanka's firebrand trade unionist and renowned leftist Bala Tampoe, died on the 1st of September at the age of 92. He provided consistent leadership to the labour movement for over six decades as t...

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Politics & Current Affairs

When the Fire Dies Down: The aftermath of Aluthgama violence

When the Fire Dies Down: The aftermath of Aluthgama violence

The watcher at the Al Humeisara Central College in China Fort is compulsive abou...

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Media

'Uthayan' under military siege as Tamils mark Mullivaikkal Day

'Uthayan' under military siege as Tamils mark Mullivaikkal Day

Office of the Jaffna-based Uthayan Newspaper has come under military siege from ...

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Human Rights

Tamil relative pleas to Morrison: 'Dont harm our baby'

Tamil relative pleas to Morrison: 'Dont harm our baby'

A relative of a three-year-old girl missing on the ‘disappeared’ Tamil asylum-se...

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Media & Culture

'Principled journalism brings danger' - Mandana

'Principled journalism brings danger' - Mandana

In the early hours of Saturday 24th of August, the 'Sunday Leader's Associate Ed...

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Politics & Economy

Unmaking the 'Middle Path': Hate the game, not the Player

Unmaking the 'Middle Path': Hate the game, not the Player

This is a revision of a previous post. That was written as a critique of the TNA...

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Geopolitics

Ukraine joining NATO: West's dangerous geopolitical gambit

Ukraine joining NATO: West's dangerous geopolitical gambit

In a move that could dramatically spike international tensions and escalate the ...

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Reflections

A rebel with a cause: Good bye Comrade Sarath

A rebel with a cause: Good bye Comrade Sarath

Comrade Sarath Justin Fernando and I met as students of the Engineering Faculty ...

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Poetry & Prose

I would photograph scars

I would photograph scars

I would photograph scars.

If only I had my old Nikon,
and a lion’s marigold skin, I...

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Press Releases

'The unending violence against Uthayan is shocking' - RSF / JDS

'The unending violence against Uthayan is shocking' - RSF / JDS

Reporters Without Borders and its partner organization, Journalist for Democracy...

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