Stories about Sri Lanka from January, 2008
Moving Images, Moving People! comments on why it is essential for development agencies to actually practice the idea of participation when communicating.
Free Media Sri Lanka on how the Defense Secretary openly states that he is in favour of draconian censorship and criminal defamation.
groundviews on the all-pervasive fear created by the conflict in Sri Lanka – from transport to media.
Transcurrents.com reacts to a historian's claim that the Indian labour, shipped to Sri Lanka to work on the estates are now a burden in Sri Lanka.
Ephemeral Ruminations rounds up reactions from the Sri Lankan blogosphere to the Galle Literary Festival – a lot of reactions considering a panel at the festival discussed how seriously bloggers...
TheKillRomeoProject expresses disappointment after attending a panel discussion on blogging at the Galle Literary Festival.
Cynically Yours goes to the Galle Literary Festival and writes about what she didn't like.
Hissyfits speaks out – reflecting on the way politics and anti-Tamil sentiment can affect everyday life.
Times Eye is rather annoyed with the biased coverage of the killing of two MPs in the media.
Lanka Rising on a rather unexpected positive outcome – “Due to terrorist threat to the Colombo harbor, the government declared the sea near the harbor as a banned zone for...
Voice of South on the second youth camp South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) that has brought over 60 delegates from across South Asia to Chennai for a five-day...
The Missing Sandwich on workplace humour crossing the line and how “funny” taunts smack of racism.
Lanka Rising on the effects of colonialism on Sri Lankan culture and politics.
One of the most popular Sri Lankan blog aggregator – Kottu.org turns roughly 1000 days old. Some interesting perspectives on blogging and communities at Cerno.
Found In Ceylon“ on the latest news on peace in Sri Lanka – “Sri Lanka’s government–specifically, its prime minister and cabinet–voted to withdraw from its 2002 cease-fire agreement with the...
DefenceNet on the army overrunning an LTTE bunker line amidst heavy resistance. There is a discussion in the comments space on how credible this information may be.
Transcurrents on why the Sri Lankan government must protect human rights and foster pluralism.