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Pakistani asylum-seekers in Sri Lanka face deportation

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

  • Tue Jul 15 03:56:00 2014
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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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Sri Lankan farmers resist new seed law

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

  • Tue Jan 28 10:24:00 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 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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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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