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The Problem With Sri Lanka’s New ‘False News’ Law
August 07, 2019

The Problem With Sri Lanka’s New ‘False News’ Law

By Rehab Mahamoor
Sri Lanka doesn’t need more laws. It needs to use the laws currently on its books responsibly.

Muslims Politicians Resign Top Sri Lankan Government Posts Amid Terror Probe
June 04, 2019

Muslims Politicians Resign Top Sri Lankan Government Posts Amid Terror Probe

By Krishan Francis
Eleven Muslim politicians resigned their posts.
Easter Day Terror in Sri Lanka: Geopolitical Implications
April 25, 2019

Easter Day Terror in Sri Lanka: Geopolitical Implications

By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
The Islamic State-claimed attacks that killed nearly 400 people in Sri Lanka mark a watershed in South Asia’s terror landscape.

How Sri Lankans Are Resisting Rajapaksa's Soft Coup Attempt
December 05, 2018

How Sri Lankans Are Resisting Rajapaksa's Soft Coup Attempt

By Lisa Fuller
Even as the country's constitutional crisis persists, Mahinda Rajapaksa's base of support may be waning.

Sri Lanka's Constitutional Crisis: Rajapaksa's Dark Past Shapes the Present
November 03, 2018

Sri Lanka's Constitutional Crisis: Rajapaksa's Dark Past Shapes the Present

By Taylor Dibbert
The island nation’s democracy is in big trouble.

Asian Rivalries and the Sri Lankan Constitutional Crisis
October 31, 2018

Asian Rivalries and the Sri Lankan Constitutional Crisis

By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
India must not err too far on the side of caution as events play out in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka‘s Spiral Into Constitutional Crisis Shows No Sign of a Reversal
October 30, 2018

Sri Lanka‘s Spiral Into Constitutional Crisis Shows No Sign of a Reversal

By Ankit Panda
The situation in Sri Lanka is likely to get worse as the president and two claimants to the prime minister's office stand their ground.
Exposing Sri Lanka’s Special Task Force
April 25, 2018

Exposing Sri Lanka’s Special Task Force

By Taylor Dibbert
Security sector reform cannot come soon enough.

Sri Lanka Isn't Serious About Transitional Justice
March 25, 2018

Sri Lanka Isn't Serious About Transitional Justice

By Taylor Dibbert
We don't need more time to ponder Colombo's sincerity.

Transitional Justice in Sri Lanka: From Denial to Delay
March 24, 2018

Transitional Justice in Sri Lanka: From Denial to Delay

By Yashasvi Nain
The government of Sri Lanka has overpromised and underdelivered when it comes to transitional justice.

Fresh Violence Threatens Sri Lanka's Reconciliation Process
March 07, 2018

Fresh Violence Threatens Sri Lanka's Reconciliation Process

By Sahar Khan
The Sri Lankan government must avoid appeasing hardliners and protect minorities to avoid squandering progress.
Sri Lanka’s Latest Election Weakens the Ruling Alliance
March 03, 2018

Sri Lanka’s Latest Election Weakens the Ruling Alliance

By Taylor Dibbert
The local government vote has national implications.

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