Wisconsin massacre: Why didn't the Sikh shooting rate?

Two mass murders, two very different responses. Why didn't the murder of six Sikh-Americans by a white supremacist receive the same coverage in the Australian media as the Aurora killings? On Tuesday this week I emailed Media Watch......

Eluded Peace, Denied Justice: Bare facts and naked truths

The widely advertised ‘war for peace’ came to an end more than three years ago. Yet the fruits of this peace are yet to be enjoyed by the people in the North, who were most affected mentally, physically....

Vaporizing the opponent: Lessons from War Graves

In mythological warfare the fallen is given the rights of burial. Trojan Hector – even though his body was initially mutilated by Achilles – allows King Priam to bear away his son’s body for ceremonial cremation and burial. In Sinhala mythology....

Sri Lanka's Killing Fields: Digging out the truth

I suppose I expected some kind of careful and considered response from the Sri Lankan government to the very serious evidence of war crimes and crimes against humanity we presented in our films about the last few bloody weeks....

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