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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
The island nation’s democracy is in big trouble.
Sri Lanka's Constitutional Crisis: Rajapaksa's Dark Past Shapes the Present
Asian Rivalries and the Sri Lankan Constitutional Crisis
October 31, 2018
Asian Rivalries and the Sri Lankan Constitutional Crisis
India must not err too far on the side of caution as events play out in Sri Lanka.
Asian Rivalries and the Sri Lankan Constitutional Crisis
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
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.
Sri Lanka‘s Spiral Into Constitutional Crisis Shows No Sign of a Reversal
Exposing Sri Lanka’s Special Task Force
April 25, 2018
Exposing Sri Lanka’s Special Task Force
Security sector reform cannot come soon enough.
Exposing Sri Lanka’s Special Task Force
Sri Lanka Isn't Serious About Transitional Justice
March 25, 2018
Sri Lanka Isn't Serious About Transitional Justice
We don't need more time to ponder Colombo's sincerity.
Sri Lanka Isn't Serious About Transitional Justice
Transitional Justice in Sri Lanka: From Denial to Delay
March 24, 2018
Transitional Justice in Sri Lanka: From Denial to Delay
The government of Sri Lanka has overpromised and underdelivered when it comes to transitional justice.
Transitional Justice in Sri Lanka: From Denial to Delay
Fresh Violence Threatens Sri Lanka's Reconciliation Process
March 07, 2018
Fresh Violence Threatens Sri Lanka's Reconciliation Process
The Sri Lankan government must avoid appeasing hardliners and protect minorities to avoid squandering progress.
Fresh Violence Threatens Sri Lanka's Reconciliation Process
Sri Lanka’s Latest Election Weakens the Ruling Alliance
March 03, 2018
Sri Lanka’s Latest Election Weakens the Ruling Alliance
The local government vote has national implications.
Sri Lanka’s Latest Election Weakens the Ruling Alliance
Don’t Be Fooled by Sri Lanka’s UN Engagement
October 27, 2017
Don’t Be Fooled by Sri Lanka’s UN Engagement
Colombo remains unserious about transitional justice.
Don’t Be Fooled by Sri Lanka’s UN Engagement
Contextualizing Sri Lanka’s Tamil Political Prisoners
October 24, 2017
Contextualizing Sri Lanka’s Tamil Political Prisoners
The country’s reform agenda is in shambles, but don’t expect that to change.
Contextualizing Sri Lanka’s Tamil Political Prisoners
Putting Sri Lanka’s Office of Missing Persons in Perspective
September 19, 2017
Putting Sri Lanka’s Office of Missing Persons in Perspective
Operationalizing Sri Lanka’s Office of Missing Persons isn’t necessarily that significant.
Putting Sri Lanka’s Office of Missing Persons in Perspective
Sri Lanka's Coalition Government Is Rotting From Within
August 19, 2017
Sri Lanka's Coalition Government Is Rotting From Within
The foreign minister’s resignation is another reminder of broader concerns about the coalition government.
Sri Lanka's Coalition Government Is Rotting From Within
Looking at Systemic Torture in Sri Lanka
July 21, 2017
Looking at Systemic Torture in Sri Lanka
The Diplomat’s Taylor Dibbert speaks with Frances Harrison of the International Truth and Justice Project.  
Looking at Systemic Torture in Sri Lanka
Mounting Religious Violence in Sri Lanka
June 28, 2017
Mounting Religious Violence in Sri Lanka
Violence against Muslims and Christians is cause for concern.
Mounting Religious Violence in Sri Lanka
M.A. Sumanthiran on Sri Lankan Politics, Tamil Affairs, and Indo-Lankan Ties
March 20, 2017
M.A. Sumanthiran on Sri Lankan Politics, Tamil Affairs, and Indo-Lankan Ties
The Diplomat's Taylor Dibbert speaks to noted Sri Lankan parliamentarian M.A. Sumanthiran.
M.A. Sumanthiran on Sri Lankan Politics, Tamil Affairs, and Indo-Lankan Ties
A Former President Dismisses Accountability in Sri Lanka
February 09, 2017
A Former President Dismisses Accountability in Sri Lanka
We've recently seen some troubling remarks from a former Sri Lankan president.
A Former President Dismisses Accountability in Sri Lanka
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