10.2 C
London
Monday, November 30, 2020

memorialisation

- Advertisement -

Sri Lanka: 2020 Heroes’ day commemorations are banned in North and East

Heroes' Day commemorations which take place during the 25th of 27th of November every year in Tamil-dominated North and East of Sri Lanka have...

Sri Lanka: Tamil National People’s Front reports continuous Police & Military harassment in Jaffna.

Image: on 20th May heavily armed Sri Lanka military patrolled outside TNPF office for the 3rd straight day, tweeted @TnpfOrg. In a series of tweets...

Memorialization: From Politicization to Peoplisation

At the last stages of the war thousands of civilians who lived in the Vanni Region of Northern Sri-Lanka were killed, injured and disappeared....

Selective Memory: Erasure & memorialisation in Sri Lanka’s North

Image: Exhibition by the Geneva lake side, April, 2018. (c) s.deshapriya. (CPA, Colombo, Sri Lanka) The insurrections of the 1970s, the riots of 1983 and...

SLB UPR Papers no 01/2017: Freedom of Expression, Peaceful Assembly & Association

    Freedom of Expression. FACTS. Only a few investigations in to killings, abductions and assaults of journalists during the decade ending in 2015 have been initiated. No...

Ensure the right to and safety for memorialisation of war dead – HRCSL urges Sirisena

Image: The event that the government banned.  In a letter sent to President Sirisena,  chairperson of the Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission  Dr. Deepika Udagama...

Trials Of Memorialisation Continue In The North-East

 Shiran Illanperuma. Reporting from Mullivaikkal, Mullaitivu. The harassment of a Jesuit priest, organising a memorial service to mark the brutal end of the Civil War—where at...

Joint statement: The Right to memorialisation of Tamils & harassment of Tamil activist leading memorialisation

Image: Preparations for the memorialisation includes carving names of the dead relatives on stones. 25th May, 2017. We, the undersigned individuals and organisations, strongly condemn the continued police...

Sri Lanka: Memorialisation is part of the reconciliation process – National Peace Council

Image: Eastern Uni students observed Mullivaaikaal commemoration inside campus premises on 18th May. @garikaalan. (NPC) The court injunction against a commemoration in Mullivaikkal in the North...

Back to Rajapaksa era: Govt bans memorialisation of war dead in the North of Sri Lanka

Image: Preparations were under way for the Mullivaikkal 18 May stones commemoration. credit @itjpsl Sir Lanka police have obtained a stay order from the Mullaitivu Magistrate’s Court...
- Advertisement -

Must Read

Sri Lanka police want to keep persons suspected of terrorism in their custody for a year, without bail & judicial overview!

The power to issue detention orders for suspects arrested on terrorism-related activities should be given to a Deputy Inspector of Police instead of a...
- Advertisement -

Sri Lanka: Rs. 60,000 charged for “coffin and ash” of cremated of Muslim victims of Covid 19

Image: A FaceBook post by Sri Lanka's Minister of Justice which says mandatory cremation of Muslim Covid victims is absurd.  In a series of tweets,...

“Write a letter to India and leave Indo-Lanka agreement, if you dare” – Sumanthiran challenges Sri Lanka FM

The Minister of Foreign Affairs is an experienced parliamentarian and able person and I’m glad to discuss a few matters with regard to Sri...

Sri Lankan police arrest 19 and mark further 55 for posting Prabhakaran birthday messages

Cropped photo from the original by Sindu S Sri Lankan police across Batticaloa have arrested 19 people for allegedly posting birthday wishes online for Liberation...