Connecting the Dots on Buddhist Fundamentalism
May 30, 2014
Connecting the Dots on Buddhist Fundamentalism
There has been a rise in Buddhist extremism in several Asian countries recently. Is there a link?
Connecting the Dots on Buddhist Fundamentalism
Sri Lanka: Tamil Struggle Continues
December 02, 2013
Sri Lanka: Tamil Struggle Continues
With the Rajapaksa regime intransigent, Tamils hope that foreign pressure can provide the impetus for change.
Sri Lanka: Tamil Struggle Continues
Sri Lanka: Engaging the Diaspora
November 16, 2013
Sri Lanka: Engaging the Diaspora
A robust policy on diaspora engagement remains critical to domestic stability and international relations in postwar Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka: Engaging the Diaspora
Sri Lanka’s Muslims in the Cross Hairs
September 11, 2013
Sri Lanka’s Muslims in the Cross Hairs
Turning their attention from Tamils, Sinhala-Buddhist nationalists are now targeting the island’s Muslim minority.
Sri Lanka’s Muslims in the Cross Hairs
When Buddhists Turn Nasty
August 06, 2013
When Buddhists Turn Nasty
Muslims face violence in Burma and Sri Lanka. Charu Lata Hogg asks why.
When Buddhists Turn Nasty
Sri Lanka: War is Over but Tensions Run High
December 13, 2012
Sri Lanka: War is Over but Tensions Run High
Three years after the Tamil Tiger’s defeat, the underlying issues that caused Sri Lanka’s civil war are once again coming to a head.
Sri Lanka: War is Over but Tensions Run High
'Sri Lanka's Killing Fields'
July 11, 2011
'Sri Lanka's Killing Fields'
The Diplomat speaks with Callum Macrae, director of ‘Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields,’ about his documentary film and the controversy surrounding it.
'Sri Lanka's Killing Fields'
EU Pushing Sri Lanka Toward China
January 14, 2011
EU Pushing Sri Lanka Toward China
Western pressure on Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa over the defeat of the Tamil Tigers risks creating another Burma.
EU Pushing Sri Lanka Toward China
The Road to Normalcy
January 25, 2010
The Road to Normalcy
The defeat of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam last May has breathed new life into the democratic process for once marginalised groups in Tamil politics, says Sergei DeSilva-Ranasinghe. And, as Sri Lankans prepare to head to the polls, he says a new optimism is emerging that their society can be rebuilt.
The Road to Normalcy
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