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Understanding Sri Lanka, Two Years After Sirisena Defeated Rajapaksa
January 11, 2017
Understanding Sri Lanka, Two Years After Sirisena Defeated Rajapaksa
Taylor Dibbert and Ankit Panda discuss Sri Lanka's domestic politics and foreign policy.
Understanding Sri Lanka, Two Years After Sirisena Defeated Rajapaksa
When Travel Writing Becomes Propaganda: Sri Lanka Edition
December 14, 2016
When Travel Writing Becomes Propaganda: Sri Lanka Edition
A recent travel piece on the war-torn nation misses the mark badly.
When Travel Writing Becomes Propaganda: Sri Lanka Edition
Public Perceptions on Constitutional Reform in Sri Lanka
October 21, 2016
Public Perceptions on Constitutional Reform in Sri Lanka
A new report highlights some important issues.
Public Perceptions on Constitutional Reform in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka’s President Misses an Opportunity at the UN
September 23, 2016
Sri Lanka’s President Misses an Opportunity at the UN
The president could have made the case for deeper reform.
Sri Lanka’s President Misses an Opportunity at the UN
More Worries Over Sri Lanka’s Transitional Justice Process
September 06, 2016
More Worries Over Sri Lanka’s Transitional Justice Process
Will Colombo finally get serious about healing the wounds of war?
More Worries Over Sri Lanka’s Transitional Justice Process
Sri Lanka’s Uneasy Peace
May 19, 2016
Sri Lanka’s Uneasy Peace
The island nation’s “democratic transition” leaves plenty to be desired.
Sri Lanka’s Uneasy Peace
Samantha Power Misses the Mark on Sri Lanka (Again)
April 29, 2016
Samantha Power Misses the Mark on Sri Lanka (Again)
The Obama administration’s messaging on Sri Lanka misses the mark yet again.
Samantha Power Misses the Mark on Sri Lanka (Again)
Sri Lanka’s National Security Fearmongers
April 15, 2016
Sri Lanka’s National Security Fearmongers
Predictable platitudes follow the discovery of a recent arms cache.
Sri Lanka’s National Security Fearmongers
Political Prisoners and Sri Lanka’s Sincerity Crisis
March 28, 2016
Political Prisoners and Sri Lanka’s Sincerity Crisis
Colombo’s cowardice regarding Tamil political prisoners is deeply troubling.
Political Prisoners and Sri Lanka’s Sincerity Crisis
Problems Continue to Plague Sri Lanka’s Northern Province
February 18, 2016
Problems Continue to Plague Sri Lanka’s Northern Province
In spite of the country’s recent democratic gains, problems continue to plague Sri Lanka’s Tamil-dominated Northern Province.
Problems Continue to Plague Sri Lanka’s Northern Province
Explaining Transitional Justice in Sri Lanka
February 03, 2016
Explaining Transitional Justice in Sri Lanka
Transitional justice in Sri Lanka will be a long, difficult process; awareness-raising is absolutely essential.
Explaining Transitional Justice in Sri Lanka
Former Sri Lankan President's Son Arrested for Alleged Corruption
February 01, 2016
Former Sri Lankan President's Son Arrested for Alleged Corruption
Yoshitha Rajapaksa was arrested for "financial irregularities" at a company he owns, among other charges.
Former Sri Lankan President's Son Arrested for Alleged Corruption
Sri Lanka’s Circuitous Road to Reform
January 16, 2016
Sri Lanka’s Circuitous Road to Reform
Sri Lanka’s recent democratic gains are real; so are the challenges that lie ahead.
Sri Lanka’s Circuitous Road to Reform
Sri Lanka: The Persecution of Tamils Continues Under Sirisena’s Watch
January 07, 2016
Sri Lanka: The Persecution of Tamils Continues Under Sirisena’s Watch
One year into President Maithripala Sirisena’s tenure, the abduction, torture and rape of ethnic Tamils continues.
Sri Lanka: The Persecution of Tamils Continues Under Sirisena’s Watch
What’s the Deal with Sri Lanka’s War Crimes Court?
December 29, 2015
What’s the Deal with Sri Lanka’s War Crimes Court?
Sri Lanka’s announcement of a special court to handle alleged wartime abuses should still be met with skepticism.
What’s the Deal with Sri Lanka’s War Crimes Court?
Sri Lanka’s Unexpected Political Opening Won’t Last Forever
November 09, 2015
Sri Lanka’s Unexpected Political Opening Won’t Last Forever
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’s Unexpected Political Opening Won’t Last Forever
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