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· September, 2010

Stories about Sri Lanka from September, 2010

Sri Lanka: Being An Woman

Dee at Ranting In Colombo is frustrated with the fact that some “Sri Lankan males have no idea about what it is like to be a Sri Lankan female”.

Sri Lanka: Hearings of the Lessons Learnt & Reconciliation Commission

Valkyrie at Groundviews posts translations of reports on the hearings of the Lessons Learnt & Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) held in Killnochchi and Mullaitivu that appeared in Tamil newspapers.

Sri Lanka: Social Good Day In Colombo

Amitha Amarasinghe informs that Social Good Day Colombo will take place on the 23rd of September at Refresh Colombo, which is the monthly meet-up of Colombo’s web and technology enthusiasts’...

Sri Lanka: Import Consignment Of ‘The Economist’ Magazine Impounded

TheNEWSmaster informs that the Sri Lankan customs authorities have yet again impounded the latest edition of ‘The Economist’ Magazine which carried out an article criticizing the 18th amendment of the...

Sri Lanka: Migrating Birds And Bird Flu

Do migrating birds spread Bird Flu? Sri Lanka Birds blog analyzes the possibilities.

Sri Lanka: Lack Of Transparency In Constitutional Reforms

Sanjana Hattotuwa at ICT for Peacebuilding (ICT4Peace) opines that the recent 18th amendment of the Sri Lankan constitution was rushed through, it lacked any public debate, and there was a...

South Asia: Bloggers on ‘Burn a Qur'an Day’

In the past week pastor Terry Jones caused much controversy in the US and across the world with his planned burn a Koran day event to mark the anniversary of...

Sri Lanka: A Day To Remember

Vositha comments that today (September 8, 2010) is a day to remember for the Sri Lankans as it is “the end of Sri Lanka as we know it and a...

Sri Lanka: The Removal Of Two Term Limit Of The President

Groundviews debates the recent proposal of the Sri Lankan President to make changes to the constitution via an urgent bill titled “The 18th Amendment”, which seeks to remove the two...

Sri Lanka: Mass Animal Slaughter Shows Cruelty On Animals In Public

Natalie Soysa at In the Lost Queen's Eyes reports that the slaughter of 300 goats and a countless number of chickens as a sacrifice to Hindu Goddess Kali was carried...

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