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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

Rajapaksa blames non-sinhala voters for his defeat

Rajapaksa blames non-sinhala voters for his defeat

Ousted President Mahinda Rajapaksa told that constituents from Tamil and Muslim ...

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Human Rights

UN official blames int'l community, neighbours for failing to protect Tamils

UN official blames int'l community, neighbours for failing to protect Tamils

A top UN envoy has accused the international community in general and the neighb...

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Politics & Economy

Presidential Election: Hold the Champagne in Sri Lanka

Presidential Election: Hold the Champagne in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka held a relatively peaceful presidential election on Jan. 8, followed b...

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Human Rights

Getting the Truth Out: Creating a Sinhala version of 'Sri Lanka's Killing Fields'

Getting the Truth Out: Creating a Sinhala version of 'Sri Lanka's Killing Fields'

Sri Lanka is preparing for an election which could change the political landscap...

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Media & Culture

Sri Lanka's Secrets: How the Rajapaksa regime gets away with murder

Sri Lanka's Secrets: How the Rajapaksa regime gets away with murder

Sometimes you come across a book that kicks so hard in the stomach that you simp...

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Reflections

Sarath: In memory of a friend across the cultural borders

Sarath: In memory of a friend across the cultural borders

Sarath Fernando will be remembered as a person who allied utopia with practicali...

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Poetry & Prose

The Black January

The Black January

That day, the house where his body was lying,
was abandoned like a graveyard
The l...

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Video

News from Jaffna: Stories from a garrison town

News from Jaffna: Stories from a garrison town

Despite the dangers involved in working for the Tamil newspaper 'Uthayan' in Jaf...

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Press Releases

Sri Lanka: Rajapaksa's election defeat is 'not enough' - RSF/ JDS

Sri Lanka: Rajapaksa's election defeat is 'not enough' - RSF/ JDS

Media watchdogs say that the election defeat of Mahinda Rajapaksa itself does no...

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