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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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Politics & Economy

Militarization of civil spaces and the tract of education

Militarization of civil spaces and the tract of education

Two years after the FUTA’s MOU with the government of Sri Lanka, militarization ...

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Human Rights

Detention of Balenderan Jeyakumari: Why it is so sinister

Detention of Balenderan Jeyakumari: Why it is so sinister

Just over 200 days ago the Sri Lankan authorities arrested a Tamil mother, Balen...

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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

Comrade Tampoe: Remembering the legacy of a legend

Comrade Tampoe: Remembering the legacy of a legend

Meeting with comrade Bala Tampoe at the Ceylon Mercantile Union (CMU) office in ...

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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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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

'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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