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Sri Lanka’s key institutions corroded and corrupted by conflict

UN rights chief asks the country to address needs of victims ‘on all sides’. Lasanda Kurukulasuriya reports.

Filed in: Human Rights Sri Lanka

The Left takes a back seat in Sri Lanka

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

Filed in: Politics Sri Lanka

Does Sri Lanka’s electoral outcome offer stability?

There is potential for a national government if parties can work together, reports Lasanda Kurukulasuriya.

Filed in: Politics Sri Lanka

Will Sri Lankan voters bring back Rajapaksa?

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

Filed in: Democracy Politics Sri Lanka

Hounded and harassed – but Sharmila Seyyid isn’t giving up

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is full of admiration for the brave Sri Lankan writer.

Filed in: Sri Lanka Women

Sri Lanka votes for democracy

Lasanda Kurukulasuriya is cautiously optimistic following the recent presidential election.

Filed in: Politics Sri Lanka

PHOTO ESSAY: After the tsunami

A series of images taken by Tim Hetherington a year after the disaster are now part of a multimedia exhibition.

Filed in: Disasters India Photography Sri Lanka

Pakistani asylum-seekers in Sri Lanka face deportation

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

Filed in: Pakistan Refugees Sri Lanka

Forbidden to remember their dead

Tamil survivors tell their stories five years after the Sri Lankan government’s bloody onslaught. Paul Cooper reports.

Filed in: Military Sri Lanka

No tattoos please, we’re Buddhists

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

Filed in: Politics Religion Sri Lanka

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.

Filed in: Sri Lanka Trade Work

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