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Families of disappeared living slow death under state terror: Leena Manimekalai
Friday, 15 November 2013

Families of disappeared living slow death under state terror: Leena Manimekalai

Film maker of the latest documentary “White Van Stories”, Leena Manimekalai says that her two-hour long film on the enforced abduction and disappearances by the state forces was just a fraction of wha...

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Politics & Current Affairs

Sri Lanka army chief confirms military rule, land grabs in North

Sri Lanka army chief confirms military rule, land grabs in North

Sri Lanka's Army Chief Lt.Gen Daya Ratnayake has publicly admitted that the Nort...

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Media

Top female journalist murdered in Colombo

Top female journalist murdered in Colombo

A top female journalist, Mel Gunasekara (40), has been murdered in her family ho...

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Human Rights

Prima facie case for post-war crimes against humanity by Sri Lankan military: New Report

Prima facie case for post-war crimes against humanity by Sri Lankan military: New Report

A new report based on investigation into worsening post-war human rights situati...

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International Affairs

In Defence of Dictatorship: Abbott goes it alone at CHOGM

In Defence of Dictatorship: Abbott goes it alone at CHOGM

As Tony Abbott arrived in Colombo to attend CHOGM and to pay homage to a brutal ...

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Media & Culture

'Principled journalism brings danger' - Mandana

'Principled journalism brings danger' - Mandana

In the early hours of Saturday 24th of August, the 'Sunday Leader's Associate Ed...

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Politics & Economy

The Proscription of the Tamil Diaspora: War by other means

The Proscription of the Tamil Diaspora: War by other means

I woke up this morning and found that two organizations I work very closely with...

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Human Rights

Government rounds up activists as UN fudges on inquiry

Government rounds up activists as UN fudges on inquiry

As the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva was discussing the clauses of i...

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Poetry & Prose

To the Dandelion

To the Dandelion

Now we make you suffer and will bury you alive
in her bosom’s chasm mother earth ...

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Press Releases

Detention of IFJ Directors reflects dreadful state of media freedom in Sri Lanka

Detention of IFJ Directors reflects dreadful state of media freedom in Sri Lanka

Reporters Without Borders and its partner organization, Journalists for Democrac...

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