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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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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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Should martyrdom ever be glorified?

Mari Marcel Thekaekara argues that life is more valuable than the political statements made by the ultimate form of protest.…

  • Fri Sep 27 10:32:00 2013
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Deportation of Tamils helped the Sri Lankan state

Britain’s expulsion of ‘target population’ asylum-seekers has been valuable to Sri Lanka’s ‘counter-insurgency’ campaign, argues Phil Miller.…

  • Thu Jul 18 11:03:00 2013
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The Boston bombing and hope for peace

Mari Marcel Thekaekara reflects on the devastating deaths of innocent people in terror attacks and unjust wars.…

  • Fri Apr 19 10:34:00 2013
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The politics of humanity and the reality of aid

Former humanitarian chief defends the UN’s record during the civil war in Sri Lanka, but critics are unlikely to be convinced says Chris Harmer.…

  • Wed Mar 13 09:19:00 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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India ruling bans anti-Maoist militia

Mari Marcel Thekaekara salutes Indian Supreme Court's verdict that arming civilians to take on supposed Naxals – leftwing extremists according to the government – is unconstitutional.…

  • Fri Jul 15 08:22:00 2011
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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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A century of voluntary hunger

*Anthony Dias* ponders the purpose of the hunger strike.…

  • Thu Oct 1 21:22:00 2009
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