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Anti-corruption drive or political witch-hunt?

The case of Sri Lanka’s former ambassador to Russia, accused of arms smuggling, might suggest the latter, says Lasanda Kurukulasuriya.

Filed in: Politics Sri Lanka

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

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