Stories about Sri Lanka from November, 2007
Yet another bomb blast in Sri Lanka. Cerno writes “What’s worrying is that I’m not even vaguely scared. I should be but I’m not.”
London, Lanka and Drums has a roundup of posts on the Sri Lankan Blogosphere. From food, to exams to quitting blogging.
Blogian reports that another controversy is brewing in attempts to find a companion for Hrantik, Yerevan Zoo's only elephant. Because of concerns with conditions in the zoo as well as...
An arson attack on a printing press in Sri Lanka provoking condemnation from various media organisations . More at Transcurrents.com.
Lanka Rising on the connections between media and politics. “Media is no longer playing mere supporting role for democracy, but it has become key influential entity supporting marketing campaigns for...
London, Lanka and Drums on the question of identity – given that the author has Sri Lankan parents but was brought up in the UK.
Groundviews discusses the intricacies of democracy, given “‘Democracy’ and ‘Crisis’ are words we have come to associate them in the same sentence.”
Open Maze points to a photograph of Thamilselvan's coffin being carried, featuring a ten year old child soldier.
Thamilselvan, Tamil Tigers’ political wing head was killed along with five of his colleagues on Friday. [link: BBC]. Thamilselvan was the public face of the LTTE and his death has...
Greenhornet.lk writes about education and its role in fostering maturity.