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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

Future Labour government to include justice for Tamils in official policy

Future Labour government to include justice for Tamils in official policy

Sending a strong message to the Sri Lanka government dragging its feet on wartim...

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Media

Britain dodges questions on Sri Lanka's request to punish journalist (UPDATE)

Britain dodges questions on Sri Lanka's request to punish journalist (UPDATE)

British authorities are silent on a damning news report about a top-level meetin...

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Human Rights

“Deep and unusual” lacerations on Sri Lanka mass grave bones (VIDEO)

“Deep and unusual” lacerations on Sri Lanka mass grave bones (VIDEO)

Deep lacerations have been detected on human skeletal remains recovered from a m...

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International Affairs

Britain destroys files on military dealings with Sri Lanka

Britain destroys files on military dealings with Sri Lanka

Britain’s Foreign Office destroyed almost 200 files on Sri Lanka from the start ...

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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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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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Poetry & Prose

Because I am a Heart Bender

Because I am a Heart Bender

And then I seek for my face.
An eel, also lost its way when finding where the wat...

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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.