UN rights chief asks the country to address needs of victims ‘on all sides’. Lasanda Kurukulasuriya reports.
Articles by Lasanda Kurukulasuriya
- February 16, 2016
Lasanda Kurukulasuriya reports on a disappointing outcome for leftwing parties in the recent elections.
- September 3, 2015
There is potential for a national government if parties can work together, reports Lasanda Kurukulasuriya.
- August 21, 2015
The stakes are high for the country in today’s election, writes Lasanda Kurukulasuriya.
- August 17, 2015
Lasanda Kurukulasuriya is cautiously optimistic following the recent presidential election.
- January 14, 2015
Lasanda Kurukulasuriya reports on the plight of refugees facing a dangerous return home.
- July 15, 2014
But casinos are no problem, reports Lasanda Kurukulasuriya in Sri Lanka.
- May 8, 2014
Lasanda Kurukulasuriya on the fight to safeguard biodiversity and the rural economy.
- January 28, 2014
Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa team up to resist Western financial domination, reports Lasanda Kurukulasuriya.
- April 13, 2012
Despite offering sanctuary to the ousted Maldivian president’s family, Sri Lanka’s government is hedging its bets on the islands’ future.
- February 21, 2012
Dependent on oil from Iran, but with the US its largest trading partner, Sri Lanka is stuck between a rock and a hard place, reports Lasanda Kurukulasuriya.
- February 9, 2012
Over two decades of conflict have bred a climate of impunity where human rights violations – killings and unexplained ‘disappearances’ of people – have become all too common.
- October 1, 2007
Government to halt a controversial ship canal project.
- November 1, 2005
The aftermath and implications of the Asian tsunami. Includes: the Burmese migrant workers who were forgotten victims; caste discrimination in India even amid the tsunami trauma; an NI reader on helping to identify bodies in Thailand.
- April 1, 2005