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To become a true role model, the reincarnated Sri Lankan democracy must in the next years deliver political reform, inclusive development and devolved power to minorities.
'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.
It always starts with James Franco, doesn't it? "Pineapple Express," a Franco and Seth Rogen vehicle that came out in 2008
In 2008, as the only Sri-Lankan artist to take a political stance against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), I learned firsthand what happens when these things come into conflict, when music and war collide.
MIA was seemingly referring to a 2009 incident when the blog associated with Anderson Cooper's CNN show linked to an article
The U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue must include a strategy for protecting human rights and fundamental democratic principles in Sri Lanka.
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.
The aftermath of the Sri Lankan civil war presents significant implications for the international community concerning counterinsurgency, terrorism and refugee flows.
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.
There are allegations that the media in Sri Lanka has been intimidated through killings, torture, disappearances and detentions. Accurate reporting is the casualty.
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.
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.
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
As the Obama administration weighs its options in Afghanistan, the big question they are most certainly grappling with is
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.
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.