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A Journey to the Heart of Our Civilization

By Dr. SinhaRaja Tammita-Delgoda In Search of the Malwatu Oya ” We kept travelling every day, from morning till night, still along by the river side, which turned and winded… Here and there, by the side of this river is a world of stone pillars, standing upright and other heaps...


Vanni death toll: numbers game continues

By Shamindra Ferdinando   The Tamil National Alliance (TNA), on April 05, 2019, ahead of the final vote on the 2019 budget, estimated that the number of Tamil civilians killed on the Vanni east front during the final phase of the offensive against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE),...


Accountability: Addressing alleged human rights violations

By Neville Ladduwahetty (Courtesy  of The Island) Despite the repeated and continuing references to war crimes and crimes against humanity alleged to have been committed during Sri Lanka’s armed conflict, the actual wording in Paragraph 6 of UNHRC Resolution 30/1 is as follows:” …a judicial mechanism with a special counsel...