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Sinhalese have a vital role to play in the search for justice – Callum Macrae
Friday, 13 March 2015

Sinhalese have a vital role to play in the search for justice – Callum Macrae

At an event in the British parliament on Tuesday 10 March, the producers of multi-award-winning, Emmy-nominated feature documentary No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka launched the Sinhala l...

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Politics & Current Affairs

Sri Lanka refuses complete return of military occupied land

Sri Lanka refuses complete return of military occupied land

Sri Lanka's top defence official refused to return the full amount of land under...

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Media

Returning Tamil journalist shocked of 'betrayal' by fellow Sinhalese

Returning Tamil journalist shocked of 'betrayal' by fellow Sinhalese

A Tamil journalist arrested on his return from exile to Sri Lanka is shocked by ...

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Human Rights

Tamils displaced for 26 years urge president to honour Christmas vow

Tamils displaced for 26 years urge president to honour Christmas vow

Sri Lanka president was urged to fulfil his Christmas eve pledge to release land...

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International Affairs

Top official accused of failing to protect Tamils opposed in bid to lead UN

Top official accused of failing to protect Tamils opposed in bid to lead UN

A senior UN official who led its development programme during the massacre of Ta...

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Human Rights

Governments change, but the torturers stay the same

Governments change, but the torturers stay the same

These are not things you can tell your wife,” said the Tamil man from Sri Lanka,...

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Media & Culture

Sri Lanka's Secrets: How the Rajapaksa regime gets away with murder

Sri Lanka's Secrets: How the Rajapaksa regime gets away with murder

Sometimes you come across a book that kicks so hard in the stomach that you simp...

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Poetry & Prose

I am not a Sri Lankan

I am not a Sri Lankan

For crossing passages
I have a visa
as Israelis passport
in the hands of Palestinia...

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Video

News from Jaffna: Stories from a garrison town

News from Jaffna: Stories from a garrison town

Despite the dangers involved in working for the Tamil newspaper 'Uthayan' in Jaf...

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Press Releases

RSF/JDS: 'Press Council’s revival places media under permanent threat'

RSF/JDS: 'Press Council’s revival places media under permanent threat'

International media watchdogs have condemned the Sri Lanka government decision t...

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