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Colombo Hosts India-Maldives-Sri Lanka Maritime Security NSA Trilateral Meeting
November 28, 2020

Colombo Hosts India-Maldives-Sri Lanka Maritime Security NSA Trilateral Meeting

By Abhijnan Rej
Indian National Security Adviser Ajit Doval’s history with the island nation and the Rajapaksa brothers is worth keeping in mind.

Sinhalese Leviathan: How Gotabaya Rajapaksa Is Remaking Sri Lanka
November 19, 2020

Sinhalese Leviathan: How Gotabaya Rajapaksa Is Remaking Sri Lanka

By Thamil Venthan Ananthavinayagan
With the Rajapaksa brothers at the helm, majoritarian politics threatens to morph into militant nationalism in Sri Lanka.
Fighting Deforestation in Sri Lanka
October 23, 2020

Fighting Deforestation in Sri Lanka

By Savithri Sellapperumage
Can Sri Lanka live up to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's environmental commitments?

Sri Lanka’s Democracy on the Edge
September 26, 2020

Sri Lanka’s Democracy on the Edge

By Sudha Ramachandran
A proposed constitutional amendment would undo the progress made toward an accountable presidency and a strong parliament.

Sri Lanka Elections: Tamils Have Not Abandoned Human Rights for Economic Development
August 24, 2020

Sri Lanka Elections: Tamils Have Not Abandoned Human Rights for Economic Development

By J. S. Tissainayagam
Sri Lanka’s ethnic minority remains committed to both, but not one at the expense of the other.

Sri Lanka: The Rajapaksas Rise Again
August 07, 2020

Sri Lanka: The Rajapaksas Rise Again

By Sudha Ramachandran
A landslide win in general elections caps off the family's political comeback. Where does Sri Lanka go from here?

Rajapaksa Brothers Expect Strong Support in Sri Lanka Polls
August 04, 2020

Rajapaksa Brothers Expect Strong Support in Sri Lanka Polls

By Associated Press
There are at least four Rajapaksa family members contesting seats in the Parliament election scheduled for Wednesday.
Sri Lanka Cracks Down on Black Lives Matter Solidarity Protest
June 11, 2020

Sri Lanka Cracks Down on Black Lives Matter Solidarity Protest

By Kalani Kumarasinghe
A protest against police brutality in the U.S. is met with police brutality in Colombo.

Amarnath Amarasingam: Sri Lanka After the Easter Massacre
April 01, 2020

Amarnath Amarasingam: Sri Lanka After the Easter Massacre

By Catherine Putz
A year after the Easter attacks, what have we learned about extremism in Sri Lanka?

Beyond Rajapaksa’s Visit, Are India and Sri Lanka Really on the Same Page?
February 13, 2020

Beyond Rajapaksa’s Visit, Are India and Sri Lanka Really on the Same Page?

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
While the trip offered a chance to build on cooperation, it also reinforced existing differences between the two countries.

The Shrinking Space for Minorities and Dissent in Sri Lanka
February 05, 2020

The Shrinking Space for Minorities and Dissent in Sri Lanka

By StoriesAsia
An interview with activist Ruki Fernando on Gotabaya’s presidency.
Sri Lanka President Urges Limit on Minority Political Power
January 03, 2020

Sri Lanka President Urges Limit on Minority Political Power

By Associated Press
Sinhala nationalists say minority politicians hold the governments ransom to promote their racial agendas, undermining the status of the Sinhalese.

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