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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 military

Sri Lanka military "linked to Easter Sunday bombers" (VIDEO)

A top government minister revealed shocking details of alleged Sri Lanka militar...

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Media

Sri Lanka: UN treaty invoked to imprison award winning writer

Sri Lanka: UN treaty invoked to imprison award winning writer

In an unprecedented move, police in Sri Lanka, made use of an international agre...

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Human Rights

Mobs attack Sri Lanka Methodist center for disabled on Palm Sunday (VIDEO)

Mobs attack Sri Lanka Methodist center for disabled on Palm Sunday (VIDEO)

Christians attending a prayer meeting at a center for the disabled were pelted w...

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Politics & Economy

IMF, World Bank & Sri Lanka's bloodbath:

IMF, World Bank & Sri Lanka's bloodbath: "Collateral damage on private people"

The Sri Lankan military’s victory over the LTTE, in 2009, involved a high number...

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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

Vairamuttu Varadakumar: the quiet centre of the struggle for Tamil rights

Vairamuttu Varadakumar: the quiet centre of the struggle for Tamil rights

The Tamil community has lost a quiet hero. V. Varadakumar held the centre of Tam...

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Poetry & Prose

Perception

Perception

I am the wind;
Magical nymph;
Raindrop;
Spider web;
Or, a plant grown
in defiance of ...

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Press Releases

JDS condemns attacks on journalists following Sri Lanka Easter Massacre

JDS condemns attacks on journalists following Sri Lanka Easter Massacre

Journaists for Democracy in Sri Lanka denounces the spiteful hate campaign direc...

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Journalists for Democracy in Sri Lanka

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