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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: Wartime ministers admit to military executing surrendered Tamils (VIDEO)

Sri Lanka: Wartime ministers admit to military executing surrendered Tamils (VIDEO)

Ministers from the Rajapaksa administration acknowledged that rebels and civilia...

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Media

Female author slams Sri Lanka rights record at state awards festival

Female author slams Sri Lanka rights record at state awards festival

Sri Lanka's cultural minister and his officials were in for a rude awakening whe...

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Human Rights

More human skeletons found in Sri Lanka’s war torn north

More human skeletons found in Sri Lanka’s war torn north

Workers digging pits along a highway in northern Sri Lanka have stumbled upon su...

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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.