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Families of disappeared living slow death under state terror: Leena Manimekalai
Friday, 15 November 2013

Families of disappeared living slow death under state terror: Leena Manimekalai

Film maker of the latest documentary “White Van Stories”, Leena Manimekalai says that her two-hour long film on the enforced abduction and disappearances by the state forces was just a fraction of wha...

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Politics & Current Affairs

India's complicity to Sri Lanka's war crime exposed in Geneva

India's complicity to Sri Lanka's war crime exposed in Geneva

Despite the merits and demerits of the binding resolution passed at UNHRC's 25 t...

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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

 Tamil man dies after self-immolating in Geelong

Tamil man dies after self-immolating in Geelong

The death through self-immolation of a Tamil asylum seeker in Geelong on Sunday ...

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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

The upsurge of Islamophobia in Sri Lanka: Ramifications of Sinhala nationalism

The upsurge of Islamophobia in Sri Lanka: Ramifications of Sinhala nationalism

Throughout the 20th century, a predatory Sinhala nationalism developed as both t...

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Human Rights

From Tiananmen to Jaffna: Banning community commemoration

From Tiananmen to Jaffna: Banning community commemoration

The parallels are stark. As the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre app...

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Poetry & Prose

From Babi Yar to Mullivaikkal

From Babi Yar to Mullivaikkal

"Here all things scream silently,
and, baring my head,
slowly I feel myself
turning...

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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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