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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

Sri Lanka: Battle of two Prime Ministers turns deadly

Sri Lanka: Battle of two Prime Ministers turns deadly

A man has been killed in a shooting in Colombo when two prime ministers challeng...

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Media

Sri Lanka terror police harass Tamil journalist for covering religious festival

Sri Lanka terror police harass Tamil journalist for covering religious festival

An international media watchdog has urged the Sri Lanka government to stop haras...

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Human Rights

Ongoing excavations find over 200 bodies in Sri Lanka mass grave

Ongoing excavations find over 200 bodies in Sri Lanka mass grave

Investigators have unearthed 212 bodies in Sri Lanka's largest mass grave after ...

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Politics & Economy

Don't Rehabilitate Sri Lanka's Tarnished Military

Don't Rehabilitate Sri Lanka's Tarnished Military

The Hindu recently ran a curious interview with Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of ...

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Human Rights

Can OMP deliver justice when Sri Lanka's President won't?

Can OMP deliver justice when Sri Lanka's President won't?

Confronted by vocal and combative family members of the disappeared – nearly all...

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Media & Culture

Impunity Island: Sri Lanka's haunting legacy of war on media

Impunity Island: Sri Lanka's haunting legacy of war on media

A lot can happen in the time between the World Press Freedom Day, May 3, to the ...

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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

Get customized to laugh

Get customized to laugh

When there’s chance,
To the, extent possible,
We will laugh aloud.
Pressure that ar...

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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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Journalists for Democracy in Sri Lanka

  • JDS is the Sri Lankan partner organization of international media rights group, Reporters Without Borders (RSF). The launching of this website was made possible by the EU’s European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR), of which Reporters Without Borders is a beneficiary.