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 to choose as representatives, but we all live on this island together. Guys that buzz our city at will blowing...
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 Realities‘.
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 like Sri Lanka.”
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 to win one,” comments Indi.ca hearing the news that a female LTTE rebel has blown herself up, killing 28 people...
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 who could be behind this.
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.