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December 30, 2009 Comments Off

In January 2009 Lasantha Wickrematunge, a prominent journalist and editor of a leading newspaper in Sri Lanka was assassinated. Anticipating his own death, he wrote an editorial, which was published three days after

December 16, 2009 Comments Off

Roma Tearne, the award-winning writer and artist, is the newest member of our Council of Advisers. Roma was born in Sri Lanka and moved to Britain when she was ten. Like most professional

December 15, 2009 Comments Off

Sri Lanka’s Catholic archbishop, Malcolm Ranjith, recently toured Europe urging renewal of the country’s highly privileged access to the EU market, known as GSP+, which the European Commission is recommending should be suspended

December 13, 2009 Comments Off

Antony Loewenstein, a member of the Campaign’s Advisory Council, explores what it means to advocate the ‘Sri Lanka model’ for Israel/Palestine. It is easy to frame the conflict in Israel and Palestine as

December 12, 2009 Comments Off

The government of Sri Lanka (GoSL) has trouble with the truth. Alongside a track record of distortions and outright lies, its mastery of doublespeak of the sort Orwell so brilliantly narrated in his

December 11, 2009 Comments Off

Recent comments from the UN, US, Vatican and other suggests that things in Sri Lanka are progressing as smoothly as is reasonable to expect. But the reason for communicating this message is that

December 9, 2009 Comments Off

President Obama promised his era would be one of greater transparency and the Senate is following his lead on Sri Lanka. In an 18-page bipartisan report, two experienced Senators have argued for a

December 7, 2009 Comments Off

Reading the recent speech by a senior South African government minister, Ms M Nkoana-Mashabane, leaves you uncertain whether to laugh or cry! As you will see, she praises Sri Lanka for its human