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Sinhalese have a vital role to play in the search for justice – Callum Macrae
Friday, 13 March 2015

Sinhalese have a vital role to play in the search for justice – Callum Macrae

At an event in the British parliament on Tuesday 10 March, the producers of multi-award-winning, Emmy-nominated feature documentary No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka launched the Sinhala l...

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Politics & Current Affairs

JVP in Sri Lanka ‘totally’ opposed to LGBT rights

JVP in Sri Lanka ‘totally’ opposed to LGBT rights

A senior leader of a political party in Sri Lanka, often described as Marxist, h...

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Media

Award winning Tamil poet 'blacklisted' in Sri Lanka

Award winning Tamil poet 'blacklisted' in Sri Lanka

Sanctions against leading Tamil poet VIS Jayapalan entering his country of origi...

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Human Rights

Malaysia urged to drop charges against activist who screened 'No Fire Zone'

Malaysia urged to drop charges against activist who screened 'No Fire Zone'

Nearly 100 leading film-makers, writers, artists and lawyers from around the wor...

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Politics & Economy

US stand on Sri Lanka perverts international justice

US stand on Sri Lanka perverts international justice

At the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva next week, the US i...

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Human Rights

Governments change, but the torturers stay the same

Governments change, but the torturers stay the same

These are not things you can tell your wife,” said the Tamil man from Sri Lanka,...

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Media & Culture

Sri Lanka's Secrets: How the Rajapaksa regime gets away with murder

Sri Lanka's Secrets: How the Rajapaksa regime gets away with murder

Sometimes you come across a book that kicks so hard in the stomach that you simp...

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Poetry & Prose

Sadurshan

Sadurshan

Sadurshan,
Rajans’ little boy
Every evening
Grasping the sky with his naked eyes
Cal...

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Video

News from Jaffna: Stories from a garrison town

News from Jaffna: Stories from a garrison town

Despite the dangers involved in working for the Tamil newspaper 'Uthayan' in Jaf...

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Press Releases

RSF/JDS: 'Press Council’s revival places media under permanent threat'

RSF/JDS: 'Press Council’s revival places media under permanent threat'

International media watchdogs have condemned the Sri Lanka government decision t...

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