18September2014

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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 violence in Aluthgama

When the Fire Dies Down: The aftermath of violence in Aluthgama

The watcher at the Al Humeisara Central College in China Fort is compulsive abou...

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Media

Uthayan office under military siege as Tamils mark Mullivaikkal massacre

Uthayan office under military siege as Tamils mark Mullivaikkal massacre

Office of the Jaffna-based Uthayan Newspaper has come under military siege from ...

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Human Rights

Remains of the Hate: Anti Muslim violence in Sri Lanka

Remains of the Hate: Anti Muslim violence in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has just experienced the worst communal violence in decades but you wo...

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International Affairs

In Defence of Dictatorship: Abbott goes it alone at CHOGM

In Defence of Dictatorship: Abbott goes it alone at CHOGM

As Tony Abbott arrived in Colombo to attend CHOGM and to pay homage to a brutal ...

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Media & Culture

'Principled journalism brings danger' - Mandana

'Principled journalism brings danger' - Mandana

In the early hours of Saturday 24th of August, the 'Sunday Leader's Associate Ed...

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Politics & Economy

Sri Lanka: War remembrance, reconciliation and non-violent resistance

Sri Lanka: War remembrance, reconciliation and non-violent resistance

May 2014 marked the 5th year of the brutal end of the armed conflict in the isla...

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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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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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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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