Articles about Sri Lanka

Two conflicts, one problem: finding new solutions to old wars

By Kirthi Jayakumar: Kirthi Jayakumar the action taken by two different women in a very similar position Read more »

Omission of gender: Sri Lanka's "Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission"

By Harshadeva Amarathunga: Reflecting on the gender perspective in Sri Lanka and the lack of gender sensitivity in the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission. Read more »

Arrests in Sri Lanka

By Ruairi Nolan: This has been a dramatic week for peace and human rights activists in Sri Lanka with arrests of prominent human rights campaigners. Read more »

Eating for peace

By Harshadeva Amarathunga: Sharing food and cooking together is one of the most powerful - and basic - ways of bringing people together. Read more »

Extremist Buddhists target Muslims in Sri Lanka, but impunity prevails.

By Anonymous: Sri Lankan Muslims are the victims of a systematic hate campaign. But the government, once again, is condoning violence. Read more »

We are everywhere the same, listening. (Part two)

By Stephanie Wood: Stephanie Rose Wood, a London-based photographer, travelled Sri Lanka photographing local peacebuilders. (Part two in a series of posts) Read more »

Photographing peacebuilders in Sri Lanka

By Stephanie Wood: Stephanie Rose Wood, a London-based photographer, travelled Sri Lanka photographing local peacebuilders. Read more »

Reconciliation in post-war Sri Lanka

By Dr. Oliver Walton: Dr. Oliver Walton explores the differing approaches to reconciliation in Sri Lanka. Read more »

Sri Lanka: Young people come together for peace

By Sri Lanka Unites: 400 student leaders from all backgrounds came together to unite for peace in Sri Lanka. Read more »

Religious tension in Mannar, Sri Lanka

By Sri Lanka Campaign: How civil society is standing up to human rights abuses and calm community tensions in Mannar, Sri Lanka Read more »