significant problem facing the average Sri Lankan citizen is the real
possibility of being illegally arrested, illegally held long past the
judicial period of 24 hours and brutally tortured to confes...
Top ministers in the
administration of Sri Lankan President Rajapakse over recent months
have personally been involved in a growing number of violent
incidents against members of the press, including...
In January 2007, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse,
under pressure from human rights activists around the world, did what
politicians always do when they want to pass the buck. He created a
body with the cumbersome name of the Presidential Commis...
attacks on civilians in Sri Lanka appear to be on the increase with
several bombings in the last few days in and around Colombo, the
capital. The latest attack came last Friday and killed at ...
Photo of the Galle Face Hotel in happier times, by Glenn Sundeen
At 1:50 am Sunday, when most of Colombo was either sleeping or watching Sri Lanka’s cricketing heroes succumb to Australia in the final of the World Cup being played a dozen ti...