February 23, 2024 Comments Off

Introduction Those of us who are closely watching the unfolding atrocity in Gaza in 2023/24 will no doubt be painfully reminded of Sri Lanka during the last phase of the civil war in

October 30, 2020 Comments Off

This October marks thirty years since the entire population of Muslims living in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka were expelled by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). Yet thirty years on,

November 1, 2019 Comments Off

In a recent article published in World Politics Review, academic Jocelyn Belanger argued that the Sri Lankan experience of ‘rehabilitating’ Tamil Tiger (LTTE) militants at the end of the country’s long civil war in 2009

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

April 20, 2010 Comments Off

Col R Hariharan served in Sri Lanka as the head of intelligence for the Indian Peace Keeping Force in Sri Lanka between 1987 and 1990 and is still well connected with the Indian

April 2, 2010 Comments Off

In an official gazette notification last month, President Mahinda Rajapakse declared that the extensive network of army camps established during the war against the separatist Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) will be

March 28, 2010 Comments Off

The United States Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labour criticized the Sri Lankan Government, pro-government paramilitary forces and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) for blatant human rights violations in its

February 14, 2010 Comments Off

Twelve UN Human Rights Council Experts Issue Joint Report on Secret Detention around the World Craig Scott, Professor of Law Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto; Member, Board of Advisors, Sri Lanka Campaign for

February 2, 2010 Comments Off

Incommunicado ‘Rehabilitation’ Raises Fears of Torture and Enforced Disappearances Human Rights Watch (New York, February 2, 2010) The Sri Lankan government should end its indefinite arbitrary detention of more than 11,000 people held

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