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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

New Sri Lanka president declares pro Sinhala Buddhist policy

New Sri Lanka president declares pro Sinhala Buddhist policy

Sri Lanka’s newly elected executive president made it clear that his priority wi...

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Media

RSF demand Sri Lanka's presidential candidates to guarantee press freedom

RSF demand Sri Lanka's presidential candidates to guarantee press freedom

A leading international media watchdog has condemned a threat made against a jou...

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Human Rights

More skeletal remains surface in Sri Lanka’s former war zone

More skeletal remains surface in Sri Lanka’s former war zone

Skeletal remains including at least one human skull had been unearthed in an are...

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International Affairs

Future Labour government to reexamine military assistance to Sri Lanka (VIDEO)

Future Labour government to reexamine military assistance to Sri Lanka (VIDEO)

British military assistance to Sri Lanka will be reviewed under a future Labour ...

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Politics & Economy

Will Tamils overcome politics of fear to find new leadership?

Will Tamils overcome politics of fear to find new leadership?

The overwhelming turnout by Tamil voters in North and East Sri Lanka to vote for...

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Media & Culture

Fare thee well Jean, the snow white Rose from the hills!

Fare thee well Jean, the snow white Rose from the hills!

We sit in your quiet hallway; introducing ourselves to the curious you. I look d...

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Reflections

Seeing Each Other: Remembering Jean Arasanayagam (1931-2019)

Seeing Each Other: Remembering Jean Arasanayagam (1931-2019)

How do I begin? Perhaps with a conversation between two poets, both women, both ...

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Poetry & Prose

Ardha (Half)

Ardha (Half)

Four months ago, on April 1st 2019, an award winning Sinhala writer Shakthika Sa...

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Press Releases

JDS condemns attacks on journalists following Sri Lanka Easter Massacre

JDS condemns attacks on journalists following Sri Lanka Easter Massacre

Journaists for Democracy in Sri Lanka denounces the spiteful hate campaign direc...

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