Archive for April 27th, 2012

The Role of Arts and Culture in Reconciliation in Sri Lanka

Friday, April 27th, 2012

By Iromi Dharmawardhane-(Eurasia Review) (Born in Prague, growing up in Cairo, Washington, D.C., and Colombo, Iromi Dharmawardhane is a Sri Lankan researcher with a global orientation.) War tears us apart. Needless to say, seeing and experiencing – or committing – violence and injustice every waking day, for long years of our life, will take an […]

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The Resolution Against Sri Lanka at the Human Rights Council: Did the U.S. Go Too Far?

Friday, April 27th, 2012

Don Wijewardana[1] In March, the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) passed a United States sponsored resolution pressing the Sri Lankan government to investigate alleged human rights violations during the final stages of the war with the terrorist group Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said in a statement immediately after, […]

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VILLAGE SKETCH—13, TESTING REAL LIFE ON A BIKE

Friday, April 27th, 2012

Arcadius A sense of modest pride overwhelms me when I recall how I learnt to ride a bicycle. I was just 9 years old then. I was a student in the fifth grade of the town English school. Though small both in years and size, I was rather big in my aspirations. I longed to […]

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America will soon humiliate us

Friday, April 27th, 2012

L. Jayasooriya The Daily Mirror headlines of Friday April 27, 2012 says “GL to present Lanka’s action plan to US” and follows it up by saying that the government has sought the views from alliance partners to prepare an action plan to be presented to the United States on the implementation of the recommendations made […]

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