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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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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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India hangs Kashmir man on 'circumstantial evidence'

Uzma Falak reports on the death of Muhammad Afzal Guru, hanged ‘to satisfy the collective conscience of society’.…

  • Tue Feb 19 05:42:00 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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Phil Miller

Phil Miller is from Stop Deportations.…

  • Thu Feb 7 03:00:00 2013
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