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Are Pakistan-Sri Lanka Ties Emerging From India’s Shadow?
July 30, 2021

Are Pakistan-Sri Lanka Ties Emerging From India’s Shadow?

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
From Imran Khan's visit to stronger trade ties, Pakistan's much-touted shift from geopolitics to geoeconomics is on display in Sri Lanka.

What Does a Taliban Government Mean for the Rest of South Asia?
July 23, 2021

What Does a Taliban Government Mean for the Rest of South Asia?

By Aditya Gowdara Shivamurthy
Countries like Bangladesh, the Maldives, and Sri Lanka could see intensified terrorism thanks to links with the Taliban.
Poor Access to Safe Abortions Is Killing South Asian Women
June 15, 2021

Poor Access to Safe Abortions Is Killing South Asian Women

By Bansari Kamdar
Even in countries where abortion is legal, access to safe abortions remains challenging

After Container Ship Fire, Sri Lanka Faces Environmental Catastrophe
June 07, 2021

After Container Ship Fire, Sri Lanka Faces Environmental Catastrophe

By Sudha Ramachandran
Hazardous chemicals, plastic micro-pellets, and now an oil spill -- the sinking X-Press Pearl has done incalculable damage to Sri Lanka's coast and waters.

Spotlight on Sri Lanka’s Women-Headed Households Affected by COVID-19
June 04, 2021

Spotlight on Sri Lanka’s Women-Headed Households Affected by COVID-19

By Lihini Ratwatte
A quarter of households in Sri Lanka are headed by women, yet there is no comprehensive national strategy to address their needs, particularly during times of crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sri Lanka Police Investigate Fire on Ship off Colombo
June 02, 2021

Sri Lanka Police Investigate Fire on Ship off Colombo

By Bharatha Mallawarachi
The fire on the cargo ship, which has raged for 12 days, threatens an environmental catastrophe.

Sri Lanka’s Problem With Women in Power
May 26, 2021

Sri Lanka’s Problem With Women in Power

By Lihini Ratwatte
The first woman to be appointed as a deputy inspector general of police was removed from office just six months later.
Sri Lanka Teaches the World How Not to Respond to COVID-19
May 18, 2021

Sri Lanka Teaches the World How Not to Respond to COVID-19

By Kalani Kumarasinghe
Bungled communications and ethnic profiling have become hallmarks of Sri Lanka's pandemic response.

China in Sri Lanka: The Colombo Port Conundrum
May 07, 2021

China in Sri Lanka: The Colombo Port Conundrum

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
Sri Lanka’s Parliament postponed discussion of a bill regarding Colombo Port City, but it is expected to pass.

The Economics of the China-India-Sri Lanka Triangle
May 01, 2021

The Economics of the China-India-Sri Lanka Triangle

By Umesh Moramudali
Sri Lanka’s struggle to balance been China and India has a strong economic dimension.

Remembering Bishop Rayappu Joseph: A Tireless Campaigner for Justice in Sri Lanka
April 23, 2021

Remembering Bishop Rayappu Joseph: A Tireless Campaigner for Justice in Sri Lanka

By Jeevethan Selvachandran
Bishop Joseph spent his life advocating for peace and justice for Sri Lanka’s Tamils.
Sri Lankan Muslims Fear Speaking Out
April 09, 2021

Sri Lankan Muslims Fear Speaking Out

By Tasnim Nazeer
A crackdown on dissenting voices -- those denouncing Islamophobia and criticizing the government -- has Sri Lanka’s Muslims afraid to speak out.

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