· December, 2009

Stories about Sri Lanka from December, 2009

Sri Lanka: Forgotten Victims Of The Tsunami

  28 December 2009

Dushi at Groundviews posts a photo story highlighting some forgotten victims of the tsunami in Sri Lanka in 2004 who are still living in temporary shelters. A commenter in that post wondered what happened to the 2.2 Billion dollars of aid Sri Lanka received.

Sri Lanka: Lesser Of Evils

  22 December 2009

The campaigns for the election in Sri Lanka are gearing up and Serendipity suggests to root for the leader, who has more experience in life rather than politics and who is the lesser of evils.

Sri Lanka: Evidence Of War Crimes

  18 December 2009

A new debate on the war crime allegations against Sri Lankan army has surfaced as the former army chief and presidential candidate Sarath Fonseka had mentioned that he knew that unarmed people were shot dead, in cold blood, “pursuant to a premeditated decision by government leaders.” Kumar David at Groundviews...

Sri Lanka: Politics Of Boycotts

  17 December 2009

Devanesan Nesiah at Groundviews criticizes the suicidal Tamil politics, which is considering to boycott the coming elections in Sri Lanka. The blogger opines that participation in national politics is absolutely essential for the minority parties.

Sri Lanka: Visualizing a Presidential Election

  13 December 2009

Sanjana Hattotuwa at Groundviews shows how the use of information visualization can help voters easily grasp key ideas & messages in campaign speeches, promises and individual manifestos  of the leading Presidential candidates – Sarath Fonseka and Mahinda Rajapaksa and thereby make an informed choice.

Sri Lanka: Bird Counting Month

  3 December 2009

Sri Lanka Birds blog reminds that December, the bird counting month has arrived again in Sri Lanka. Bird watchers can feed the bird counting data to the “Sri Lanka Birds Database” directly or via an email.

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