President Maithripala Sirisena’s office cited concerns over identification and national security in the wake of the deadly bombings.
In a since-deleted tweet, the president made his second major social media mix up concerning the deadly Easter attacks.
President Maithripala Sirisena imposed a state of emergency for seven days, aiming to stop the violence from spreading to other parts of the country.
Indeed, a reconciliation week is unlikely to truly help conflict-affected people or to meaningfully promote reconciliation
Complaints about people abusing the media freedom that exists today? Criticizing journalists and NGOs? Perhaps Mr. Sirisena
A "great" story, really? If you're looking for an accurate depiction of the current state of affairs in Sri Lanka, be sure
According to a group of Tamil human rights activists, Sri Lanka's incipient transitional justice process is deeply flawed. Several organizations have recently delivered a letter to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon -- who just visited the war-torn island nation.
Three-fourths of the population are Sinhalese, whose thinking on issues of transitional justice is quite the opposite of
Mr. Rajendram is co-spokesperson of the Tamil Civil Society Forum. What are the root causes of Sri Lanka's longstanding ethnic
If Mr. Sirisena is unwilling to release or bring to trial all Tamil political prisoners, how confident can one be about transitional