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......

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......

Don't Rehabilitate Sri Lanka's Tarnished Military

The Hindu recently ran a curious interview with Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Sri Lanka Army. The exchange includes various softball questions and glaring omissions. This piece won’t.........

The Scales of Bellinzona: contexualising the Swiss case against Tamils

It's a universal definition of humanity that people struggle for their freedom. For the Tamils this can only mean, based on their historical experiences, their right...........

UK Shredding Sri Lankan skeletons in the closet

Britain’s Foreign Office has destroyed hundreds of diplomatic files about its relationship with Sri Lanka from the 1970s and 80s, and plans to shred dozens more. As journalist investigating British complicity........

Anti-Muslim violence: an inevitable outcome of Sinhala military triumphalism

It was just a road rage!  Two vehicles end up at a petrol station after one was prevented from overtaking the other on a narrow road in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. Soon......

Elections, referendum and protests require active Tamil political participation

Events in the new year will stress for the Tamils of Sri Lanka’s North and East the importance of political participation if they are to ensure that the ideals they have cherished........

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