Stories about Sri Lanka from July, 2008
The Vikalpa YouTube video channel has 30 short videos on the ethnic riots in Sri Lanka in July 1983.
groundviews on the SAARC summit in Sri Lanka and why their initiatives tend to fail.
Sri Lankan economy on the possible impact of the government's decision to raise taxes on imported vehicles.
Sepia Mutiny on this weekend marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of war in Sri Lanka, which is commonly dated to the anti-Tamil riots there in 1983.
groundviews has a moving post, recollecting ethnic conflicts in Sri Lanka in the early 1980s.
Deane's Dimension on the Sri Lankan government deciding to demolish the homes of people living in ‘unauthorized dwellings’ to spruce up the city for the SAARC summit.
The SAARC summit in Sri Lanka appears to have some unlikely consequences. Going Global on LTTE announcing a ceasefire during the summit.
LirneAsia on the welcome delay in introducing individual licenses for using mobile phones in Sri Lanka.
groundviews has a strong take on the Sri Lankan government's decision to host the SAARC summit, highlighting that SAARC hardly benefits the country and the money is better used elsewhere.
Free Media Sri Lanka urges the government to live up to its recent commitment to investigate acts of violence directed toward members of Sri Lanka’s media community.
Going Global on the New Yorker cartoon that highlights the smear campaign against Obama.
GroundView on the farmers in Sri Lanka facing hardships as a result of the scarcity of seed paddy for them to sow.