The Tamils are being forced to look at precisely the solution that the international community does not want them to: the LTTE.
So much for Australia’s obligations under the refugee convention.
A strategic and astute ploy designed to exploit the fundamental weakness of the Colombo regime.
For the most part, the Sri Lankan media establishment has lined up behind Rajapakse´s war.
There is no way in which effective human rights monitoring can be conducted by national institutions.
Donors' diagnosis of inefficiency or political interference does not capture the problem of pervasive and entrenched clientilism.
Sri Lanka is seeing an escalating military campaign by the most hardline government since independence.
The Norwegian-facilitated cease-fire of 2002 offered would offer a good base from which to launch a new peace initiative.
The real challenge in safeguarding social values in a democratic society is not during peaceful times.
'Tamils find little comfort in the expressions of concerns by the International Community'