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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

Police mislead parliament to whitewash criminal record of Geneva envoy

Police mislead parliament to whitewash criminal record of Geneva envoy

Police in Sri Lanka have misled the parliament body probing the eligibility of i...

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Media

Tamil journalists in Sri Lanka’s east facing death threats

Tamil journalists in Sri Lanka’s east facing death threats

A group of Tamil journalists from Sri Lanka’s east have been threatened with dea...

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Human Rights

Threat of ethnic-religious violence in Sri Lanka, warns UN

Threat of ethnic-religious violence in Sri Lanka, warns UN

Sri Lanka has been warned that the government’s failure to rein in Buddhist extr...

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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

Relatives of Disappeared ask “betraying” Tamil politicians to step aside

Relatives of Disappeared ask “betraying” Tamil politicians to step aside

In a statement to the media to mark Independence Day on 4 February, the Associat...

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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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