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India Could Do More for Sri Lanka’s Tamils
February 22, 2017

India Could Do More for Sri Lanka’s Tamils

By Taylor Dibbert
There are multiple ways that New Delhi could ameliorate the circumstances of Sri Lankan Tamils.
Sri Lanka’s Troubling Quest for Justice
January 13, 2017

Sri Lanka’s Troubling Quest for Justice

By Taylor Dibbert
Colombo should reconsider its position on wartime accountability.

Sri Lanka: Separatists or Minorities?
October 22, 2016

Sri Lanka: Separatists or Minorities?

By Cholpon Orozobekova
UN Special Rapporteur says Sri Lanka needs to show its commitment to minority rights through concrete action.

Sri Lanka: Is Transitional Justice in Trouble?
September 14, 2016

Sri Lanka: Is Transitional Justice in Trouble?

By Taylor Dibbert
For Sri Lanka’s transitional justice process, the coming months are crucial.

Sri Lanka Will Create an Office of Missing Persons
August 16, 2016

Sri Lanka Will Create an Office of Missing Persons

By Taylor Dibbert
Ostensibly, Colombo takes a step forward, yet plenty remains to be done.
Abductions and Torture in Jaffna: Can Sri Lanka Change?
July 11, 2016

Abductions and Torture in Jaffna: Can Sri Lanka Change?

By Taylor Dibbert
A British citizen was abducted and tortured during a recent visit to the island.

Is Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister On Autopilot?
June 26, 2016

Is Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister On Autopilot?

By Taylor Dibbert
The country’s foreign minister keeps talking big, but speeches are not policy.
Examining Sri Lanka’s Office of Missing Persons
May 27, 2016

Examining Sri Lanka’s Office of Missing Persons

By Taylor Dibbert
A recent cabinet decision is cause for significant concern.

The Repression of Sri Lanka’s Tamils Continues
May 07, 2016

The Repression of Sri Lanka’s Tamils Continues

By Taylor Dibbert
In spite of Colombo’s promises, the repression of Tamils continues.

Getting US Messaging About Sri Lanka's 'Democratic Transition' Right
March 31, 2016

Getting US Messaging About Sri Lanka's 'Democratic Transition' Right

By Taylor Dibbert
The U.S. needs to be more consistent when it comes to promoting human rights and accountability in Sri Lanka.

The US Must Pay More Attention to Sri Lanka’s Transitional Justice Debate
February 25, 2016

The US Must Pay More Attention to Sri Lanka’s Transitional Justice Debate

By Taylor Dibbert
During the U.S.-Sri Lanka Partnership Dialogue, Washington should elevate Sri Lanka’s transitional justice debate.
Problems Continue to Plague Sri Lanka’s Northern Province
February 18, 2016

Problems Continue to Plague Sri Lanka’s Northern Province

By Taylor Dibbert
In spite of the country’s recent democratic gains, problems continue to plague Sri Lanka’s Tamil-dominated Northern Province.

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