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· August, 2007

Stories about Sri Lanka from August, 2007

Sri Lanka: Health Minister and Homosexuality

Equal Ground on the Sri Lankan health minister's remarks on homosexuality.

Sri Lanka: Ranil and Others

Lanka Rising discusses politician Ranil in a scathing post.

Sri Lanka: Education and Nationalist Doctrine

Greenhornet.lk on why nationalist indoctrination should be removed from school syllabi.

Sri Lanka: No return to my village

A poignant testimonial at groundviews of a family who were bombed out of their village, and lost a family member to a mine, and whose village was occupied by the...

Sri Lanka: Cops and Privacy

Indi.ca on cops visiting at early morning hours and privacy.

Sri Lanka: Watching the world go by

London, Lanka and Drums on life in Sri Lanka – watching the world go by. “It's a reflection of the many ways in which Sri Lankans take a laid back...

South Asia: Slaving in the Middle East

South Asian migrant workers (Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal) have a notable contribution in the developments of Saudi Arabia and the Persian Gulf region. But the abuse and exploitation...

Sri Lanka: Mahavilachchiya Reservoir

Nipuna Roshan on a reservoir constructed in 140 AD, still active and providing water to the villages around.

Sri Lanka: Oslo and Colombo

A Voice In Colombo on the Sri Lankan conflict affecting Oslo in Norway.

Sri Lanka: The Tsunami and the Conflict

groundviews has the account of a woman, who has suffered at the hands of the Tsunami and the ethnic conflict, and the lack of assistance in the process of rehabilitation.

Sri Lanka: HSBC and References

Indi.ca has a scathing take on HSBC Bank's policies on issuing credit cards in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka: Ethnic conflict and the missing

Transcurrents has photographs from the second public meeting for “Expression of grief of the families and friends of the disappeared” in Colombo.

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