Sri Lanka: Looking for a deal, not truth and justice

Sri Lanka’s fledging transitional justice process is in trouble already. It’s getting impossible to paper over embarrassing public differences between the country’s President and its Prime........

Sri Lanka constitution: What’s in it for the Tamils?

Sri Lanka's new government, which is taking steps to draw up a new constitution, is likely to cheat Tamils out of a political system that reflects their aspirations. Restrictions imposed by the government on the constitution-making..............

US stand on Sri Lanka perverts international justice

At the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva next week, the US is to sponsor a resolution on war crimes in Sri Lanka, in collaboration with the Colombo government. This is despite wide recognition that Sri Lankan......

Subjugation in Disguise II: Trading justice for 'reconciliation'

Tamil populations situated in various countries in the Indian Ocean region, from Sri Lanka, and India to Burma and the Malay Peninsula have been subjected to the hegemony of ruling elites of the dominant nations who effectively inherited.....

Sri Lanka’s transitional justice: Genuine move or red herring?

Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera met with civil society organisations (CSOs) on October 29 to discuss public consultations for setting up a transitional justice project to deal with the mass........

Sri Lanka election: Tamil voters must keep TNA on straight and narrow

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) performed exceptionally well in Sri Lanka’s parliamentary election on August 17. But as it prepares to negotiate with the new......

Subjugation in Disguise : False models of multiculturalism and reconciliation

Singapore is often cited as a success story of multi-culturalism, Westminster modeled democracy and free-market capitalism. It is likewise projected by Western establishments as a model......

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