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· March, 2008

Stories about Sri Lanka from March, 2008

Sri Lanka: Politicial activism and Second Life

ICT4Peace from Sri Lanka comments on the new International Justice Center on Second Life and explores if the idea of political activism on Second Life can actually work.

South Asia: Anti-Islam film

Voice of South on a controversial anti-Islam film made by a member of the Dutch parliament.

South Asia: On Tibet

Pickled Politics on the reactions of various countries on the issue of Tibet and China.

Sri Lanka: Agriculture and Policy

Perceptions explores how flawed agricultural policies in Sri Lanka have had an impact on other aspects of the economy in the country.

Sri Lanka: Remembering Arthur C Clarke

The death of Arthur C. Clarke (1917 - 2008) has many people - some who are ardent enthusiasts of science fiction, and others who know of him blogging about their...

India: Standardization and Sri Lanka

Reality Check India takes a closer look at the “standardization system” instituted in Sri Lanka in the 1970s and warns of its hidden dangers.

Sri Lanka: Arthur C Clarke

Gallicissa on the death of Arthur C Clarke – who lived in Sri Lanka from 1956 till his death in 2008.

Sri Lanka: Blogging in Sinhala

ramblinglankan on blogging in Sinhala in Sri Lanka and if it makes sense to do so.

Sri Lanka: Blog Marathon!

The Sinhala Bloggers Union [Sri Lanka] presents the Sinhala Blog Marathon – where participants have to blog every 15 minutes over 24 hours!

Sri Lanka: Detained journalists

Transcurrents.com on six people affiliated a news website who have been detained by the Terrorist Investigation Division of the Sri Lankan police force in Colombo since last week.

Video HUB: Protecting women activists’ rights around the world

Witness' The HUB Beta brings us three videos recorded at the "Human Rights for Women; Human Rights for All" event, where 3 strong women who defend other women´s rights speak...

Sri Lanka: Guns and Money

Bricks of Love on the nature of international pressure on Sri Lanka to clean up its act – guns and money.

Sri Lanka: Women and Agonies

Moving Images, Moving People! on the often unheard stories of women from Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka: Life in Conflict

Prasanna continues the excellent series – “Travels in a Militarised Society” – on life in Sri Lanka at groundviews.

Sri Lanka: BBC and Colonialism

Lanka Rising on the politics of BBC's service in Sri Lanka and why it might be time to shed the colonial baggage.

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