Mullivaikkal: 'Here all things scream silently'

And I my self - am one massive, soundless scream - above the thousand thousand buried here - I am each old man here shot dead - I am every child here shot dead Excerpts from....

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An undying legacy of hope

As the UN observed the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances on the 30th of August, hundreds of relatives of the missing Tamils took to the streets in the northern......

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Comrade Bala: Farewell to a legend (1922 - 1914)

'There is wind where the rose was - Cold rain where sweet grass was - Sad winds where your voice was - Silence where hope was...' -  Walter De La Mare (1873–1956)......................

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Jaffna: They sat by the rivers of grief and wept

When the UN rights chief visited Jaffna on the 27th of August, she was welcomed by the Governor of the Northern province, a former senior military officer accused of committing grave......................

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Blowback: Terror comes home

'The patriotic community stood stoically behind the country’s armed forces and conducted blood drives for security forces personnel fighting the LTTE in the north' writes Dharisha Bastians......

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Forgotten flickers of hope

'The mass enthusiasm triggered by the university teachers collective action has now completely died down. The picket lines, long marches and crowded rallies are now been abandoned to distant......

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