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· July, 2007

Stories about Sri Lanka from July, 2007

Sri Lanka: Illegal Abortions

Beyond Borders on the consequences of abortion being illegal in Sri Lanka – pointing out that the 300,000 illegal abortions in the country are a silent genocide if a person...

Sri Lanka: Children and the homeland

Whisperings on raising children far away from where the parents come from.

Sri Lanka: English and Universal Language

A Janusis on the prevalence of English, the cultural and historical backdrop of the “universal language”.

Sri Lanka: Rallies and Traffic

Indi.ca on rallies and the issues with traffic sluggishness that results from these rallies.

Sri Lanka: Arranged Marriages

London, Lanka and Drums on arranged marriages, the author's changing views over the years.

Sri Lanka: On blogs and writing

London, Lanka and Drums reflects on the Sri Lankan Blogosphere and writing.

Sri Lanka: Thoppigala and the aftermath

Lanka Whistle-Blower examines the aftermath of the government's “victory” at Thoppigala.

Sri Lanka: Fresh Off The Boat

At Found In Ceylon, Adams talks of the F.O.B feeling, Fresh Off the Boat – and yet, picking up mannerisms and aspects of culture.

Sri Lanka: Music

London, Lanka and Drums on music and its importance to Sri Lankans.

Sri Lanka: Blogs and Plagiarizing

Extremes of Truth on main stream media plagiarizing from blogs.

Bahrain: Sri Lankan Maid to be Executed in Saudi

Esraa from Bahrain links to a news article about a Sri Lankan maid facing execution in Saudi Arabia.

Sri Lanka: Education and Tamils

education forum asks if Tamils were squeezed out of higher education because of standardisation.

South Asia: Doctors in the UK

With doctors in the NHS being connected to the terror plot in the UK, The Daily Rhino on the politics of healthcare and NHS.

Sri Lanka: Free Media

A Voice in Colombo on the state of free media in Sri Lanka, and if it really is free.

Sri Lanka: Passport Office

cerno on going to the Sri Lanka Immigration Passport office. The bloggers calls it a drama in two acts!

Sri Lanka: Media and Ethics

groundviews on media – “While attention is concentrated on the growing challenges to free media – and rightly so given the growing repression and censorship – less attention is paid...

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