'Invoking the Goddess' is a stunning portrait of goddess worship in a country that was ravaged by civil war for nearly three
Allowing these war crimes allegations to go unaddressed would undermine important international legal norms while rendering true reconciliation in the country an even more remote prospect.
Sri Lanka serves as a powerful example of what can come when two peoples share the same territory and yet possess different religions, cultures, and languages.
MIA was seemingly referring to a 2009 incident when the blog associated with Anderson Cooper's CNN show linked to an article
As many as 40,000 civilians may have perished in the last phase of Sri Lanka's offensive against the insurgent Tamil Tigers, with government forces blamed for "widespread shelling," according to a new report from a UN panel.
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.
Now is the moment when the history of Sri Lanka could change, but in Sri Lanka there are no voices to speak up for what is right, and no space in which the truth can be spoken.
I believe the painful shared memories of the past era of terror will drive our country on to many more years of peace and prosperity. We welcome international support and assistance as we work towards this enduring goal.
Voters in Sri Lanka are preparing to choose their next president after a bitter election campaign. Read more on BBC News
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Accused billionaire Raja Rajaratnam, founder of the Galleon hedge fund, and his family's foundation