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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's disputed PM sacked by parliament for second time (VIDEO)

Sri Lanka's disputed PM sacked by parliament for second time (VIDEO)

Mahinda Rajapaksa, controversially appointed as the 'prime minister' of Sri Lank...

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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

Sri Lanka urged to probe general for hundreds of disappearances

Sri Lanka urged to probe general for hundreds of disappearances

International rights watchdogs have highlighted the significance of questioning ...

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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

A distant grief: Mourning the dead in exile

A distant grief: Mourning the dead in exile

They stood mourning their dead in a cold church hall, hands respectfully clasped...

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Media & Culture

Impunity Island: Sri Lanka's

Impunity Island: Sri Lanka's "predator emeritus" on rebound

Many local journalists feel discomfort when they hear the name Gotabaya Rajapaks...

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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

Do not forget us

Do not forget us

Moist of the moon yesterday
Exist not - in the moon today
Nor life in flowers, sce...

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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.