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November 14, 2019 Comments Off

This Saturday, Sri Lankans will head to the polls to select a new President: the culmination of a high-stakes election battle dominated by questions of national security and economic development. Strikingly absent from

August 30, 2019 Comments Off

This coming Monday, the government of Sri Lanka will open a major gathering in Geneva attended by the 100+ countries who have signed up to the Convention on Cluster Munitions (CMC), an international treaty designed

November 8, 2011 Comments Off

Next Monday, representatives of 25 of the world’s most powerful countries will be wined and dined by Gotabaya Rajapaksa: the president’s brother and Sri Lankan defence secretary, arguably the most powerful man in

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 18, 2010 Comments Off

Key highlights of the briefing given by ICG on its report 'War crimes in Sri Lanka' The powerful report, citing witness testimony, satellite images, documents and other evidence, calls for a wide-reaching international

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 1, 2010 Comments Off

Antony Loewenstein, Advisor to Sri Lanka Campaign for Peace and Justice writes in leading Australian magazine “Crikey” Defeated Sri Lankan presidential candidate and former army chief Sarath Fonseka may claim temporary asylum in

January 27, 2010 Comments Off

“Peace is not the absence of war”, Martin Luther King told us: “it is the presence of justice”. King’s legacy transmitted itself directly into the mantra of African American activists, outraged over the

October 9, 2009 Comments Off

Article in the Daily Star, By Antony Loewenstein, advisor to the Sri Lanka Campaign for Peace and Justice. Israel’s war against the Gazan people in December and January devastated the tiny Strip, killing