Sri Lankans Rally to Demand Release of 2 Protest Leaders
By Bharatha Mallawarachi
Rights groups say the military has sought to curb protests through intimidation, surveillance, and arbitrary arrests since Ranil Wickremesinghe became president in July.
Bailouts Won’t Save Sri Lanka. Ending Dynastic Politics Might.
By Debrah Gomes and Vineeth Krishnan
For far too long Sri Lanka has been a stage with the Rajapaksas as the only meaningful actors. A democratic renewal may be all that can save the country in the long run.
The Rajapaksa Dynasty in Sri Lanka: Democracy in Decline
By Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu
COVID-19, an economic crisis, and a majoritarian dynasty at the helm: Sri Lanka’s future hangs in the balance.
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?
Afghanistan-Sri Lanka: Natural Partners in Democracy and Development
By M. Ashraf Haidari
Despite occasional challenges, Sri Lanka’s democracy is vibrant and resilient, inspiring younger democracies such as Afghanistan.
Sri Lanka’s Constitutional Crisis and the Right to Press Freedom
By Tasnim Nazeer
Journalists should not have to fear for their lives in reporting in the interest of the Sri Lankan public.
Another High-Level US Visit to Sri Lanka This Week
By Taylor Dibbert
In light of another visit by senior U.S. government officials, Colombo should clarify a few transitional justice issues.