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Sri Lanka’s National Security Fearmongers
April 15, 2016

Sri Lanka’s National Security Fearmongers

By Taylor Dibbert
Predictable platitudes follow the discovery of a recent arms cache.
Samantha Power Must Recalibrate Washington’s Sri Lanka Rhetoric
November 20, 2015

Samantha Power Must Recalibrate Washington’s Sri Lanka Rhetoric

By Taylor Dibbert
With Samantha Power visiting Sri Lanka, now is an auspicious time for the U.S. to recalibrate its recent rhetoric about the island nation.

Sri Lanka’s Unexpected Political Opening Won’t Last Forever
November 09, 2015

Sri Lanka’s Unexpected Political Opening Won’t Last Forever

By Taylor Dibbert
After two big elections and the passage of another UN Human Rights Council resolution, is Sri Lanka’s new government really sincere about deeper reform?

Sri Lanka Moves in the Right Direction on Internet Freedom
October 29, 2015

Sri Lanka Moves in the Right Direction on Internet Freedom

By Taylor Dibbert
Sri Lanka’s new government moves in the right direction on internet freedom, although concerns about surveillance technologies persist.

What’s the Deal with Sri Lanka’s Corruption Investigations?
October 09, 2015

What’s the Deal with Sri Lanka’s Corruption Investigations?

By Taylor Dibbert
Sri Lanka’s government has been talking big about transitional justice, but are corruption investigations floundering?
The UN Human Rights Council Resolution on Sri Lanka is Tabled
September 28, 2015

The UN Human Rights Council Resolution on Sri Lanka is Tabled

By Taylor Dibbert
After a flurry of diplomatic activity in Geneva, the UN Human Rights Council resolution on Sri Lanka has finally been tabled.

Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council: What Now?
September 18, 2015

Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council: What Now?

By Taylor Dibbert
With the long-awaited report on Sri Lanka’s violent history finally out, what’s next for Colombo at the UN Human Rights Council?
Interview: UN Report on Sri Lanka
September 17, 2015

Interview: UN Report on Sri Lanka

By Sanjay Kumar
Jehan Perera of Sri Lanka's National Peace Council responds to the UN Human Rights Council's report on the civil war.

Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council: Let the Debate Begin – Again
September 14, 2015

Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council: Let the Debate Begin – Again

By Taylor Dibbert
Sri Lanka’s new government can expect a warm reception in Geneva, but many important questions remain unanswered.

Sri Lanka’s ‘Accountability’ Dilemma
September 10, 2015

Sri Lanka’s ‘Accountability’ Dilemma

By Taylor Dibbert
With an important UN Human Rights Council session on the horizon, Colombo’s plan for ‘accountability’ is hotly debated.

Sri Lanka’s New Cabinet is Sworn In, As Geneva Beckons
September 04, 2015

Sri Lanka’s New Cabinet is Sworn In, As Geneva Beckons

By Taylor Dibbert
As Sri Lanka's new government takes shape, the country's reckoning with its past looms on the horizon.
Sri Lanka's August Parliamentary Election, Seen Up Close
August 31, 2015

Sri Lanka's August Parliamentary Election, Seen Up Close

By Taylor Dibbert
Do Sri Lankans have confidence in the process and practice of their democracy?

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