Relatives of Disappeared ask “betraying” Tamil politicians to step aside

In a statement to the media to mark Independence Day on 4 February, the Association of the Relatives of Enforced Disappearances (ARED) has not only denounced the Sri Lankan State and Sinhala leaders.....

Will Tamils overcome politics of fear to find new leadership?

The overwhelming turnout by Tamil voters in North and East Sri Lanka to vote for Sajith Premadasa at the presidential election epitomised the admonition they had heard for over five years........

Resolving Sri Lanka’s political squabbles won’t end Sinhala Buddhist militancy

\There has been a rash of public commentary in recent days blaming the Easter Sunday bomb blasts in Sri Lanka not only on Muslim radicals but on government incompetence.......

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 of documented civilian casualties.  Around the globe, 2009 was also a year of financial turmoil. A dispute between Deutsche Bank......

JDS : A proponent of multidirectional memory among Sinhala readers

Today, JDS turns ten years old. In July 2009, it was launched by an exiled group of Tamil and Sinhala journalists in the immediate aftermath of the bloody war in Sri Lanka that killed over 70,000 civillians.....

Sri Lanka must address, not ignore, Muslim grievances

The Sri Lanka government’s response to the Easter Sunday bomb blasts has been solely from a security and military standpoint. But a military-centric response could also boost Colombo’s decades......

Comments on the ´Economic Development Framework for Northern Province´

Economic Development Framework for a Northern Province Master Plan´, is a study commissioned by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka and carried out by a team of seven members......

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