Focus/Spotlight

Spotlight on PC polls

The election culture in Sri Lanka continues to deteriorate, as provincial council (PC) election continues to be in limbo with neither the Government nor Parliament taking steps to conduct the polls Read More »

Hidden agenda in motion

While the week was to be spent on activities scheduled at auspicious times, the Anuradhapura Methodist Centre was surrounded by fearmongers who were on a mission to disrupt the peaceful prayer meeting Read More »

They suffer for our cuppa

As the country celebrated the Sinhala and Tamil New Year on a grand scale last week, some plantation workers were engaged in part-time jobs to earn some extra money to manage their daily needs. Read More »

The forgotten people

Commemorating 30 years of service in Sri Lanka, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) recently launched its International Review of the Red Cross – The Missing, in Colombo. Read More »

A date with death

President Maithripala Sirisena’s decision to implement the death penalty is moving forward despite the strong concerns reiterated last week by human rights groups and civil society. Read More »
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