Sri Lanka’s dark horse candidate in papal race

0
Sri Lanka's Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith heads the Catholic church in a predominantly Buddhist nation, but a stint in the Vatican has made him a...

A cry for justice

0
The quote “Justice delayed is justice denied” is very near to the family of British national Khuram Shaikh after he was killed in Tangalle...

Foot soldiers of the Empire

0
Hard-line Sinhala groups like the Bodu Bala Sena essentially have a singular objective. They aim to spread fear and suspicion about communities and people...

Delegates At London Conference Call For Probe

0
As the United States pushed for accountability in Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) last week, another meeting was underway in...

UNHRC 22: Geneva braces for Swiss knives and Sri Lankan swords

0
The beautiful Palais des Nations building in Geneva, once the home of the Woodrow Wilson’s League of Nations, will host a screening of the...

Pressure mounts as D-day nears

0
Pressure has been mounting on Sri Lanka during the past week as the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) begins its 22nd session in Geneva...

Rushing to ignite a religious war

0
By Tisaranee Gunasekara That last refuge of the persecuted might be vanishing. Faraz Shauketaly of The Sunday Leade was shot in his place of residence. The...

LOOKING TO SRI LANKA TO CHAMPION COMMONWEALTH VALUES

0
Opinion by Alistair Burt, Minister for The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office When the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam met their demise in 2OO9 at...

The ghosts of expediency

0
Domestic political victories in the short term, often won at a great cost to democracy, liberty and the rule of law have a way...

The struggle for liberty: 65 years on

0
“The rise of the Nazis was made possible because the elite of German society worked with them, but also, above all else, because most...