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SRI LANKA VIOLENCE
A Chance for Justice in Sri Lanka?
Mark S. Ellis
Executive Director, International Bar Association
Sri Lanka must deal with the deep and languishing divisions created by past human right abuses. A policy of impunity does the opposite and would be a grave mistake. Impunity is pernicious and suggests that atrocities can be condoned. They cannot.
The Real Enemy Is Fundamentalism and It Doesn't Belong Exclusively to Islam
Island of a Thousand Mirrors
Ultimately, whether Buddhism, Islam, Judaism, Christianity, or any other ism, the world-wide push towards fundamentalism is also heartbreaking in that it forces those of us sustained by some sort of faith to have to say, what should be obvious, these acts of violence do not speak for us.
Shared Buddhist-Hindu Goddess Offers Hope For Interfaith Future
Worrying Trends in the World of Religious Liberty
Director of Legislative Affairs, General Conference of Seventh...
The new report released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center's Religion and Public Life Project highlights a number of troubling trends that should concern anyone -- whether private citizen or public official.
Brutality and Violence Escalate in Sri Lanka: Prominent Activists and Journalists Targeted
Changemaker, Rulebreaker, Storyteller
In Sri Lanka, those who worked tirelessly to help end the decades-long war are losing the very thing they've fought for, peace and reconciliation.
Protecting Human Rights in Sri Lanka
Tamil American Peace Initiative
The U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue must include a strategy for protecting human rights and fundamental democratic principles in Sri Lanka.
Without Witness and Victim Protection, No Hope for Justice in Sri Lanka
Former DNC Deputy National Press Secretary; Co-Author, 'Forty ...
In many developing Asian countries, including Sri Lanka, the failure to pass and enforce victim and witness protection laws remains one of the major obstacles to the rule of law.
Sri Lanka's Civil War Legacy One Year Later
Bennett Ramberg, Ph.D.
Nuclear proliferation and terrorism expert
The thousands of civilians reportedly killed in the final months of the Sri Lanka civil war that ended one year ago this month marks the last sad chapter in this thirty year bitter conflict.
Sri Lanka's New UN Ambassador Says Sri Lanka Has a New Circle of Friends in the East
Anuradha K. Herath
Former Director (International/Digital Media), Sri Lanka Presi...
Palitha Kohona says that as western countries began to pull away from Sri Lanka during the height of violence in the country, the government turned to new friendships in the east.
Sri Lanka Video Shows Executions, Alleges Report
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Why Refugees Need to Make a Living
Director of Protection, Women's Refugee Commission
It is time to implement interventions that are tailored to the local context, that build on the refugees' existing skills, and that match local market demand.
A Tamil Tragedy
Holding several hundred thousand civilians under lock and key, the government is keeping the survivors of the fighting from telling their stories to the media and human rights groups.
Securing Peace and Human Rights in Sri Lanka
Associate Professor of Law and Development, MIT
The Tamil people need to see concrete improvement in their livelihood and economic security swiftly, in order to begin to trust the Sri Lankan government's intentions.
Tamil Tiger Leaders Were Shot 'While Trying To Surrender': Rebels Claim
Sri Lankan Civilians Now Able To Flee Safely, Government Says
Sri Lanka Safe Zone Attack: '1,000 Civilians Killed'
Sri Lankan Tamil Tigers Civilian Treatment Sparks Concern (VIDEO)
Tigers End Game In Sri Lanka
One might think that no one would shed a tear for the insurgents, but support for the Tamil Tiger cause remains strong for many Tamils in Sri Lanka and among the large Tamil diaspora.
Sri Lanka Admits To Bombing Safe Zone
Sri Lanka Declares Cease-Fire
Sri Lanka: Army Takes Last Rebel Hospital
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