Stories about Sri Lanka from May, 2008
groundviews on the disturbing trend of attacks on civilians in Sri Lanka.
The Lost Landscape on the immense amount of work it takes to fight homophobia in Sri Lanka.
ICT4Peace on the idea of international responsibility and citizen-centered disaster response in the context of the humanitarian crisis in Burma.
The new Twenty-20 format of cricket has received a mixed reception. Emphemeral Ruminations writes an open letter to the cricket purists.
Nazly's Blog emphasizes the alternatives to piracy, reflecting on the news of raids against ‘software pirates’.
Restrictions on media in Burma have meant that the world has to rely on the Burmese government broadcaster for information and visuals, explains Moving Images, Moving People.
The much hyped Eastern Provincial council elections were held last Saturday ( 10, May ) with the government winning 20 of the of the allocated 37 seats.United National Party won...
Deane's Dimension takes a look at the issue of poverty, and writes that the question is not how poverty can be reduced, but how wealth can be created.
LIRNEasia on a timeline of Cyclone Nargis and the lack of an effective early warning system.
In a post titled “Hell in the time of Junta”, Sepia Mutiny writes about the humanitarian crisis in Burma.
2.6 billion links to a report by the Asian Development Bank on the soaring food prices the world over.
Free Media Sri Lanka reports – “Defence Secretary calls journalists ‘traitors’ and calls for ban on independent media”.
ICT for Peacebuilding Blog points us to Vikalpa, a citizen journalism initiative in Sri Lanka, where “reports via SMS from citizens at the grassroots are being used to provide perspectives...