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  • How Sri Lanka Commissions Away The Disappeared

    How Sri Lanka Commissions Away The Disappeared

    Image: Disappeared day  30.08.2016 in Colombo (c) s.deshapriya. By Shiran Illanperuma.  Parliament last year approved the establishment of a Permanent Office for Missing Persons (OMP), in an attempt to address the country’s ugly legacy of enforced disappearances that dates back to the ’70s, with the repression of the first JVP uprising. But for women like […]

  • SRI LANKA: Two more extrajudicial killings

    SRI LANKA: Two more extrajudicial killings

    Image: Chadik’s Wife, son and daughter; Chadik Shyaman Wickramarachchi was killed at the Peliyagoda police on 25th Feb 2017. ( Newsfirst photo) Bijo Francis. Two more extrajudicial killings at police stations have been reported in Sri Lanka. One of the alleged killings was at the Peliyagoda Police Station, and the other was at the Gampaha […]

  • Sri Lanka: The UNHRC process; the blind leading the blinder

    Sri Lanka: The UNHRC process; the blind leading the blinder

    Mahinda-Gota-Sarath did it, now Maithri-Ranil-CBK have no choice but to hide it. by Kumar David. His Excellency President Maithripala Sirisena is no Lincoln or Lenin; not even an NM. You need a backbone to stand up and defy racists, not to capitulate to them. Does a Sinhala politician need a backbone to cringe and do […]

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