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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

Triumphant Rajapaksa on warpath against Sri Lanka constitutional reforms

Triumphant Rajapaksa on warpath against Sri Lanka constitutional reforms

Making a resounding comeback in Sri Lanka’s local polls, Former President Mahind...

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Media

Sri Lanka army chief

Sri Lanka army chief "responsible for missing files on disappeared journalist"

Commander of the Sri Lanka military is under pressure to probe his spy network t...

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Human Rights

UN gets no response from Sri Lanka on role of spy chief in torture

UN gets no response from Sri Lanka on role of spy chief in torture

In an apparent rejection of international  scrutiny, Sri Lanka has failed to ans...

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International Affairs

Sri Lanka doesn’t need more American bear hugs

Sri Lanka doesn’t need more American bear hugs

The U.S. and Sri Lanka held their second Partnership Dialogue in November. The f...

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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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Geopolitics

On Shifting Sands: The Quad and the South China Sea

On Shifting Sands: The Quad and the South China Sea

The Trump administration has re-raised the decade-old geopolitical concept of th...

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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

The bird that beseeched the prison

The bird that beseeched the prison

In a night
that was filled with
silence and rain
the hunters reached  the nest
and c...

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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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