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May 30, 2010 Comments Off

The Sri Lanka Campaign for Peace & Justice is launching a series of interviews to mark the first anniversary of the end of nearly three decades of armed conflict in the country. We

May 30, 2010 Comments Off

The bombing has surely stopped. But for Tamils in the North and independent journalists and human rights defenders in the South the attacks continue. MCM Iqbal, the widely respected former secretary to two

May 29, 2010 Comments Off

This depressing speech by Hillary Clinton speaks for itself. It stands in stark contrast to the pre-election rhetoric of Barack Obama “When genocide is happening, when ethnic cleansing is happening somewhere around the

May 29, 2010 Comments Off

On the first anniversary of the end of Sri Lanka’s civil war, Pakistani lawyer, politician and human rights activist Aitzaz Ahsan writes on why the ongoing abuses in Sri Lanka should concern Pakistanis

May 28, 2010 Comments Off

A March post on Culture in Peril, titled 'Remembering to Remember at Holocaust Museums,' discussed the topic of memory and its crucial role in effecting proper negotiation of tragic negative events. The key

May 27, 2010 Comments Off

It’s now a tourist hotspot, but Sri Lanka is still a very dangerous place for reporters. by Lucy Popescu May 19th marked the first anniversary of the end of Sri Lanka’s long civil

May 26, 2010 Comments Off

By Nina de la Preugne The flow of words stopped suddenly and her voice was replaced by quiet sobs. The thought of her son, who went missing around November in the infamous Menik

May 26, 2010 Comments Off

Today (18 May 2010) marks the first anniversary of the end of the conflict in Sri Lanka. In response to the impunity that continues to exist, Amnesty International has launched a web petition

May 25, 2010 Comments Off

Even prior to the end of Sri Lanka’s armed conflict in May 2009, Human Rights Watch has called upon the United Nations to establish an independent international investigation into violations of international humanitarian

May 24, 2010 Comments Off

OFFICIAL STATEMENT: One year since the war in Sri Lanka ended, the situation for ethnic minority Tamils and Muslims remains of concern as communities in the former war-torn areas await justice, security and