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The Left takes a back seat in Sri Lanka

Lasanda Kurukulasuriya reports on a disappointing outcome for leftwing parties in the recent elections.…

  • Thu Sep 3 05:57:37 2015
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Requiem for the refugee

An encounter with an elderly Tamil man far from home in Malaysia puts Mari Marcel Thekaekara in a pensive mood.…

  • Tue Sep 1 07:13:22 2015
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Will Sri Lankan voters bring back Rajapaksa?

The stakes are high for the country in today’s election, writes Lasanda Kurukulasuriya.…

  • Mon Aug 17 05:01:37 2015
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Sri Lanka votes for democracy

Sri Lanka votes for democracy…

  • Wed Jan 14 03:30:00 2015
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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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The true cost of your cup of tea

Sri Lankan tea pickers remain in a caste system that binds them to extreme poverty, says Marco Picardi.…

  • Tue Mar 25 06:10:00 2014
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Meet the firms cashing in on imprisoning foreigners

Outsourcing detention to private companies is a recipe for a disaster, says Antony Loewenstein.…

  • Wed Jan 1 09:16:00 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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