Trinco-5 massacre: A father’s cry for justice

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A father seeking justice for his son, who was murdered in Trincomalee, is a heartbreaking story we’ve heard over and over again over the...

Normalisation of violence one of many effects of war

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By B. Mohan The opponent body-slammed the weaker rival onto the floor, driving him into the foetal position; the former then jumped with all his...

Post war development not for all

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A mother and her two children walk along a long dusty road in the scorching sun as they make their way home. The Korakankaddu village...

Families of missing outraged

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By Easwaran Rutnam Families of the missing are outraged by reports quoting President Gotabaya Rajapaksa saying that most of those reported missing are dead and...

After 22 years, Sri Lankan worker in Saudi receives benefits

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A domestic aide who left Saudi Arabia 22 years ago will soon receive his end-of-service awards in Colombo. His Saudi sponsor, who died six...

If we don’t get corona, we’ll get other diseases – Garment factory workers

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By Marisa de Silva On the 5th of October, 2020, a total of 1,394 Brandix employees of the Minuwangoda facility were tested for COVID-19, of...

One year after Bloody Easter: Forgive but don’t forget

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By B. Mohan The sound of church bells filled the air at 8.40 a.m. on Tuesday 21 April 2020, and two minutes of silence followed...

LGBTQI: A marginalised community in Sri Lanka

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By Bhavna Mohan The LGBTQI community suffered two blows within a span of five days, once again bringing to the fore the constant marginalisation this...

A new chapter for Green Cabin: A 134-year old family business

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The early beginnings of this family owned business dates back to 1884, when two Englishmen and the late Mudaliya Thomas Rodrigo owned and managed...

The ugly side of beauty pageants

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By B. Mohan Mrs. Sri Lanka beauty contest ends with onstage drama; Mrs. Sri Lanka pageant controversy erupts after former title holder snatches winner’s crown;...