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· February, 2009

Stories about Sri Lanka from February, 2009

Sri Lanka: Failure Of LTTE

Indi.ca comments on the failure of LTTE tactics: “they are a successful crime syndicate but not successful representative for the Tamil people. And I’m obviously not telling Tamil people who...

Sri Lanka: Air Raid In Colombo By LTTE

Sanjana at GroundViews reports on an LTTE air raid in Colombo yesterday night with updates.

Sri Lanka: Web Discussions On Humanitarian Crisis

ICT for Peacebuilding (ICT4Peace) rounds up the latest web discussions centered around the post of Sri Lankan blogger Michael Robert at GroundViews – ‘Dilemmas at War's End: Thoughts On Hard...

Sri Lanka: Blog Posts In A Book

Cerno announces an idea of publishing Sri Lanka’s top 100 blog posts in a book. In a followup post the blogger explains how people can contribute to the project.

Sri Lanka: Appreciating Opposing Views

Serendipity hopes that the positive contribution of the Sri Lankan bloggers appreciating opposing views will bring harmony in a divided community.

Sri Lanka: Tamil Politics

Dayan Jayatilleka at Groundviews discusses the future of Tamil politics: “Tamil political discourse has to rediscover the heritage of Tamil progressivism.”

Sri Lanka: Flesh Forks

Indi.ca from Sri Lanka explains the alchemy, the reasons behind using flesh forks, the five fingers of a hand to eat a meal in the Indian subcontinent.

Sri Lanka: Tri Shaws Are The Best

London, Lanka and Drums praises Tri Shaws, or Tuk Tuks as the best form of transport ever invented: “they're pretty damn perfect for day to day things in a country...

Sri Lanka: The LTTE Menace

“The LTTE is simply a nihilistic organization like Al Qaeda. It’s not designed to actually win anything, it’s just a sore loser. They slaughter to make a point, but never...

Sri Lanka: Economic Independence

Ajith P. Perera at Dare to be Different questions whether the economic independence of Sri Lanka is a distant dream.

Sri Lanka: Not Proud

Sri Lanka celebrates 61 years of Independence today but A Janusis is not flying the Sri Lankan flag. Read the reasons why.

Sri Lanka: Shelling at A Sri Lanka Hospital

Three separate artillery attacks struck a hospital in Northern Sri Lanka killing nine people and injuring many more. Ramblings of A Mind condemns the attacks on the hospital. Chitrangi discusses...

Sri Lanka: An Open Letter To Hillary Clinton

Vinod Joseph at Desicritics writes an open letter to the US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on the Sri Lankan issue.

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