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Articles by Lasanda Kurukulasuriya

Pakistani asylum-seekers in Sri Lanka face deportation

Lasanda Kurukulasuriya reports on the plight of refugees facing a dangerous return home.

  • July 15, 2014
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No tattoos please, we’re Buddhists

But casinos are no problem, reports Lasanda Kurukulasuriya in Sri Lanka.

  • May 8, 2014
  • 1

Sri Lankan farmers resist new seed law

Lasanda Kurukulasuriya on the fight to safeguard biodiversity and the rural economy.

  • January 28, 2014
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BRICS challenge dollar hegemony

Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa team up to resist Western financial domination, reports Lasanda Kurukulasuriya.

  • April 13, 2012
  • 2

Sri Lanka-Maldives relations put to the test

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
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Iranian oil embargo has a nasty ripple effect

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
  • 1

Sri Lanka

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
  • 0

Reconstructing peace

Post-tsunami threat to Sri Lankan peace

  • January 1, 2006
  • 0

Sri Lankan ecosystems in dire straits

Government to halt a controversial ship canal project.

  • November 1, 2005
  • 0

The waves that woke the world

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
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Sri Lanka’s food fight

In a pioneering move the Sri Lankan Government has banned the import of genetically modified foods.

  • July 1, 2001
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