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'Sri Lanka and Myanmar are ethnocratic states' - Dr Maung Zarni
Monday, 01 January 2018

'Sri Lanka and Myanmar are ethnocratic states' - Dr Maung Zarni

'Enemy of the State' screamed the banner headline of a Burmese national newspaper in September, featuring full page photograph of Maung Zarni. More hatred follows, a week later. "These publications ar...

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Politics & Current Affairs

Don't Rehabilitate Sri Lanka's Tarnished Military

Don't Rehabilitate Sri Lanka's Tarnished Military

The Hindu recently ran a curious interview with Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of ...

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Human Rights

Tamils launch boycott against 'Sri Lanka Bank of the Year'

Tamils launch boycott against 'Sri Lanka Bank of the Year'

Angered by Sri lanka’s largest private sector bank punishing two of its staff wh...

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International Affairs

Britain destroys files on military dealings with Sri Lanka

Britain destroys files on military dealings with Sri Lanka

Britain’s Foreign Office destroyed almost 200 files on Sri Lanka from the start ...

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Media & Culture

'A culture of political quietism prevails over us ' - Dharmasena Pathiraja

'A culture of political quietism prevails over us ' - Dharmasena Pathiraja

In Sri Lanka, the '70s represented the rising tide of the revolutionary idealism...

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Politics & Economy

Anti-Muslim violence: an inevitable outcome of Sinhala military triumphalism

Anti-Muslim violence: an inevitable outcome of Sinhala military triumphalism

It was just a road rage!  Two vehicles end up at a petrol station after one was ...

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Human Rights

The drowned and the saved: Mullivaikkal survivors you don’t hear about

The drowned and the saved: Mullivaikkal survivors you don’t hear about

He was literally starving in Harrow - the wealthiest Tamil area of London.  A re...

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Reflections

Ambalavaner Sivanandan (1923-2018): An anti-racist fighter from Ceylon

Ambalavaner Sivanandan (1923-2018): An anti-racist fighter from Ceylon

One of the many sad consequences of the ethnic war in (so-called) Sri Lanka is t...

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Poetry & Prose

Because I am a Heart Bender

Because I am a Heart Bender

And then I seek for my face.
An eel, also lost its way when finding where the wat...

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Press Releases

Sri Lanka: 'End brutal crackdown against students' - JDS

Sri Lanka: 'End brutal crackdown against students' - JDS

The Journalists for Democracy in Sri Lanka has called on the Sri Lankan authorit...

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Journalists for Democracy in Sri Lanka

  • JDS is the Sri Lankan partner organization of international media rights group, Reporters Without Borders (RSF). The launching of this website was made possible by the EU’s European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR), of which Reporters Without Borders is a beneficiary.