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Forbidden to remember their dead

Tamil survivors tell their stories five years after the Sri Lankan government’s bloody onslaught…

  • Wed May 21 06:26:00 2014
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No tattoos please, we’re Buddhists

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

  • Thu May 8 05:44:00 2014
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Crude triumphalism in Sri Lanka

On the eve of the Commonwealth summit in Colombo, Lewis Garland reports on the insidious disempowerment of the country's Tamil community.…

  • Sun Dec 1 04:26:00 2013
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The rise of red-robed Islamophobia in Sri Lanka

Anti-Muslim fervour is rife – yet is being ignored by the authorities, says Lewis Garland.…

  • Mon Apr 15 09:55:00 2013
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Minister denies torture of Tamils deported from Britain

UK Border Agency defends removals to Sri Lanka, despite abuse of deportees documented by Human Rights Watch, writes Phil Miller.…

  • Thu Feb 7 08:31:00 2013
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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.…

  • Tue Feb 21 04:18:00 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.…

  • Thu Feb 9 10:55:00 2012
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Mahinda Rajapaksa

President Mahinda Rajapaksa of Sri Lanka’s slick reputation comes unstuck.…

  • Sun Nov 1 19:27:00 2009
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The fading roar

Without the Tigers, can the Tamils ever obtain equality? …

  • Tue Jun 16 09:34:00 2009
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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.…

  • Mon Oct 1 06:01:00 2007
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