2019

October

Sri Lanka resumes deportation of asylum seekers

Sri Lanka resumes deportation of asylum seekers

(Sinhalese translation at https://www.vikalpa.org/?p=36085 on 8th Nov. 2019)

 

September

900 days of protests: Still searching for truth and justice

http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2019/09/01/opinion/900-days-protests-still-searching-truth-and-justice

(Sinhalese translation at https://www.vikalpa.org/?p=35684 on 9th Sept. 2019)

June

Death Penalty: License for Judicial Killings

http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2019/06/30/news-features/death-penalty-license-judicial-killings

Death Penalty: License for Judicial Killings

https://groundviews.org/2019/06/28/death-penalty-license-for-judicial-killings/

(Sinhalese translation published in the Anidda newspaper of 7th July 2019 and and at https://www.vikalpa.org/?p=35292 on 7th July 2019)

World Refugee Day and Refugees in Sri Lanka

https://groundviews.org/2019/06/19/world-refugee-day-and-refugees-in-sri-lanka/

May

May 18 and Mullivaikkaal Kanji

http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2019/05/26/news-features/may-18-and-mullivaikkaal-kanji

Refugee crisis in Sri Lanka after the Easter Sunday bombings

https://groundviews.org/2019/05/04/refugee-crisis-in-sri-lanka-after-the-east-sunday-bombings/

April

Police garage turns into a refugee camp

http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2019/04/28/news-features/police-garage-turns-refugee-camp

Christians and Religious Freedom under fire

http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2019/04/21/opinion/christians-and-religious-freedom-under-fire

March

Sri Lanka’s latest attempt to legalize state terror

https://www.ucanews.com/news/sri-lankas-latest-attempt-to-legalize-state-terror/84751

Families of the disappeared: Two years of protests, what must they do next?

http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2019/03/03/news-features/families-disappeared-two-years-protests-what-must-they-do-next

February 

புதிய பயங்கரவாத எதிர்ப்புச்  சட்டமூலம்: அநீதியை நடைமுறைப்படுத்தும் நவீன அனுமதிப் பத்திரமா?

https://maatram.org/?p=7569

නව ත්‍රස්තවාදය වැළැක්වීමේ පනත අවනීතියට අලුත් අවසරපතක්ද?

https://www.vikalpa.org/?p=34293

(First published in Anidda newspaper of 17th February 2019)

January

Keppapulavu: Land Struggle Reaches Boiling Point after 700 days of protest

https://groundviews.org/2019/01/22/keppapulavu-land-struggle-reaches-boiling-point-after-700-days-of-protest/

(A slightly edited version also published in Daily Mirror of 28th January 2019 http://www.dailymirror.lk/article/After-days-of-protest-Keppapulavu-Land-struggle-reaches-boiling-point-161612.html)

Iranaitivu: eight months after reclaiming land from the Navy

http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2019/01/13/news-features/iranaitivu-eight-months-after-reclaiming-land-navy