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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: Locals push back bid to erect Buddha statue in Tamil area

Sri Lanka: Locals push back bid to erect Buddha statue in Tamil area

Tamil villagers and politicians succeeded in stopping a state assisted group led...

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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

Court restricts media coverage of Sri Lanka's mass grave

Court restricts media coverage of Sri Lanka's mass grave

Restrictions have been placed on media coverage of a mass grave believed to be t...

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International Affairs

Indian activist released by court and arrested by police fears for life

Indian activist released by court and arrested by police fears for life

A prominent anti-Hindutva activist who campaigns for corporate accountability ex...

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Politics & Social Issues

'In this country, for everything, the penalty is death' - Bala Tampoe

'In this country, for everything, the penalty is death' - Bala Tampoe

Sri Lanka's firebrand trade unionist and renowned leftist Bala Tampoe, died on t...

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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

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When there’s chance,
To the, extent possible,
We will laugh aloud.
Pressure that ar...

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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.