May 18, 2022
Has the Sri Lankan Crisis Triggered a Change in Ethnic Relations?
By Eranga Jayawardena
For the first time ever, an event held by mostly Sinhalese also memorialized Tamil victims of the decades-long civil war.
May 13, 2022
Sri Lanka’s Rajapaksa Family Falls From Grace
By David Rising and Krutika Pathi
President Gotabaya, who is the last Rajapaksa still clinging to national office, has not been seen outside his heavily guarded compound.
May 09, 2022
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Resigns After Weeks of Protests
By Krishan Francis and Bharatha Mallawarachi
Mahinda Rajapaksa is the fourth member of the Rajapaksa clan to step down since the political crisis worsened in late March.
May 04, 2022
Sri Lanka Is on the Brink of Bankruptcy
By Bharatha Mallawarachi
The island's usable foreign reserves are now down to less than $50 million.
April 28, 2022
Rajapaksas’ Unpopularity Surges as Debt Crisis Worsens
By Krutika Pathi and Krishan Francis
But Sri Lanka's ruling family is refusing to heed the demand for their resignation.
April 27, 2022
Will Sri Lanka’s IMF Gamble Work?
By Rathindra Kuruwita
Implementing the IMF’s recommendations will be a daunting task for the Rajapaksa government as it will be resisted by the masses, opposition parties, and trade unions.
April 26, 2022
Sri Lankan President and PM Locked in a Tug-of-War
By Sudha Ramachandran
Under pressure from the people to resign, Gotabaya and Mahinda Rajapaksa are scheming separately, each to sink the other to save his own seat.