The irony of defending sovereignty

Demands for self-rule and independence stem not from isolationist tendencies, but a desperation to escape state repression.

International contradictions: lessons for the Tamils

Nothing is absolute – not even international commitment to another state’s territorial integrity.

What ‘Responsibility to Protect’ means for Tamils

Though only recently invested in international law, the world is already facing a rhetoric-implementation gap on R2P.

Independence in today’s world

Ultimately, to be free, to be independent, we must first be self-sufficient, self-reliant.

Why Tamils face international ‘shock and awe’

Like the Sri Lankan state, the international community has changed emphasis; the Diaspora is now mainly a problem.