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· November, 2008

Stories about Sri Lanka from November, 2008

India: Advice from a Sri Lankan

The Under Dog at the Sri Lankan citizen journalism initiative Groundviews has this to say to the Indians on the Mumbai terror attacks: “Here’s a word of advice from a...

Sri Lanka: The Disappearing Village Homes

Serendipity opines that the concept of Sri Lankan village is fast disappearing in substance.

Sri Lanka: Extra Judicial Killing By Police

Chitrangi describes a case of extra judicial killing by Police in Bandaragama, Sri Lanka and posts the testimony of the victim's wife.

Sri Lanka: Censoring the web and Internet

ICT for Peacebuilding (ICT4Peace) discusses about a proposed law in Sri Lanka restricting private TV broadcasting: “disturbingly, the proposed regulations are a significant challenge to all bloggers in Sri Lanka,...

Sri Lanka: Radio Manager Detained

Free Media Sri Lanka reports that one of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) affiliates A.R. Vanna Loshan, General Manager of Vettri FM Radio was arrested under Prevention of Terrorism...

Sri Lanka: Shooting in the air slams Sri Lanka's air defense to protect citizens from air raids by LTTE planes: “All we can do is black out Colombo, fire guns in the air and get...

Sri Lanka: Budget Allocation for E-Villages

LIRNEasia has some questions about the proposed budget allocation in Sri Lanka for e-villages.

Sri Lanka: Photos of LTTE fighters

Cerno points to some interesting and rare photographs from the territory occupied by the LTTE fighters in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka: Biggest ever War Budget

Dare to be different reports that Sri Lanka is due to declare its biggest ever war budget today as it intensifies its military campaign against the Tamil separatists.

Sri Lanka: Hope for America

Sri Lankan Blog Portrait celebrates the victory of the US presidential candidate Barack Obama and opines: “Around America, the world has moved on in soul and spirit. America can now...

Sri Lanka: Anti Aircraft System

Cerno writes about a recent speculation in Sri Lanka that the country is procuring Anti Aircraft System from Czech Republic to destroy the small aircrafts of the Tamil Tiger air...

Sri Lanka: An open letter to the president

Vinod Joseph at Desicritics writes an open Letter to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on his government's fight against the Tamil rebels. An interesting debate followed in the comments section...

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