No end in sight

The co-chairs’ resolve is doubtful.

On Sri Lanka

This is the statement issued by Co-Chairs of the Tokyo Donor Conference - Norway, the European Union, the USA and Japan – following their meeting in Brussels on September 12, 2006.

No Fear

The arrests in the United States and Canada last month of a handful of Tamil expatriates in connection with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) shocked the Tamil Diaspora communities there and elsewhere. Those arrested were charged with a number of crimes, including attempting to buy missiles and rifles for the LTTE and, incredibly, with attempting to bribe US officials to lift the ban on the LTTE. The strength of the cases against the individuals concerned will, quite rightly, no doubt be tested in court in the fullness of time. But one side effect of the shock has been to make some...

Just not good enough

So much for international standards.

Watching the watchdog: the politics of extrajudicial killings

The UN could have prevented the deterioration in human rights security in Sri Lanka this year. But it had another political priority.

In memory of the lives lost at Sencholai

Milk and clear honey, wild rice and lentil

New labels, old game

The Tamil project has come this far in the face of open and consistent international hostility and contempt.

Tamils and Tigers

Even if the international community was able to appreciate Tamil aspirations, there is little evidence that it is capable of delivering them.

On rights, the Diaspora and the LTTE

Why does HRW have difficulty establishing credibility with the Diaspora?

Why Rajapakse’s actions make sense

The President’s twin objectives cannot be fulfilled through a federal solution.