May 18, 2021
Sri Lanka Teaches the World How Not to Respond to COVID-19
By Kalani Kumarasinghe
Bungled communications and ethnic profiling have become hallmarks of Sri Lanka's pandemic response.
April 23, 2021
Remembering Bishop Rayappu Joseph: A Tireless Campaigner for Justice in Sri Lanka
By Jeevethan Selvachandran
Bishop Joseph spent his life advocating for peace and justice for Sri Lanka’s Tamils.
March 24, 2021
UN Rights Body Adopt Sri Lanka Resolution in Key Vote
By Abhijnan Rej
India abstained from voting while China voted against the resolution.
May 31, 2020
The Burning of Jaffna Public Library: Sri Lanka’s First Step Toward Civil War
By Thamil Venthan Ananthavinayagan
The events of 39 years ago set the stage for Sri Lanka’s civil war – and still echo today.
May 15, 2020
Post-War Sri Lanka: Fractured and Unjust for Tamils
By Visvajit Sriramrajan
More than a decade after the Mullivaikkal massacre, Tamils remain heavily discriminated against by a state that has yet to reckon with its violent past.
December 13, 2019
Sri Lanka’s Election Results Reveal a Divided Country
By Bahauddin Foizee
Religious nationalism influenced Sri Lanka's election results -- and that influence is not going away anytime soon.
November 22, 2019
The Fate of Sri Lanka’s Tamil National Anthem
By Dishani Senaratne
What the past (and future) of the Tamil version of the national anthem tells us about minority rights in Sri Lanka.
May 17, 2019
A Decade Without Justice for Sri Lanka’s Tamils
By Anjali Manivannan
May 18 is an important reminder that while the country’s armed conflict may have ended, the search for elusive justice continues.
October 11, 2018
The Failed Promise of Reconciliation in Sri Lanka
By Mario Arulthas
Sri Lankan governments have proven unwilling to acknowledge, let alone address, the root cause of conflict on the island.
September 19, 2018
Unsilenced: Male Rape by the Sri Lankan Security Forces
By Ana Pararajasingham
A new report documents the widespread use of sexual torture on male Tamil detainees.
November 07, 2017
Sri Lanka's Proposed Constitution Comes Under Attack
By Ana Pararajasingham
International interest, not international laws, will deliver autonomy to Sri Lanka’s Tamils.
March 09, 2017
No, Sri Lanka Isn’t North Korea
By Taylor Dibbert
A misguided campaign gains traction.