Stories about Sri Lanka from October, 2011
Sri Lanka: Why Occupy Colombo Was A Fail
Indi.ca reports that some people attempted an occupy protest in Colombo which did not turn out to be a compelling social movement.
Sri Lanka: Working Towards Uniting the Nation
The 26 year long civil war in Sri Lanka has left many scars and it is an uphill task to bridge all divides and start the reconciliation to unite people. 'Sri Lanka Unites' is engaging the youth across the country to build good leadership with hope and reconciliation who will unite the nation one day.
Sri Lanka: Hunger Strike Of Fishermen Families
National Fisheries Solidarity Movement (NAFSO) blog informs that members of nine Sri Lankan fishing families from Kalpity have started a hunger strike demanding release of their loved ones from Andaman Jail. These fishermen were captured more than 20 months ago by Indian Navy for alleged trespassing in Indian territories.
Sri Lanka: Incorporating an Entity
Lawyer and blogger Radhi De Silva describes the steps to incorporate a legal entity in Sri Lanka.
South Asia: Reactions on the New Beginning of Libya
After the death of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, people from all over the world are expressing their views on his reign, the way he died and the new beginning it promises to Libya. South Asian bloggers also were quick to express their opinions.
Sri Lanka: Education Policy Requires Change
Serendipity opines that the present Sri Lankan Education Policy requires a complete overhaul.
Sri Lanka: Lanka E News Blocked By Mobile Service Providers
Sunanda Deshapriya reports that “two of Sri Lanka’s Internet Service Providers – Dialog and Telecom – have illegally blocked Lanka E News to their customers”.
Sri Lanka: Vehicle Ownership Has Doubled In Eight Years
Indi.ca reports that “from 2002-2010, the Sri Lankan vehicle population has more than doubled”.
Sri Lanka: The Right to Bear Arms
Considering the recent political violence in Sr Lanka, Dhammikad opines that the right to bear arms should be restricted in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka: Local Election Results
Indi.ca provides updates of results of the recently concluded Municipal Council elections in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka: Media Silenced
Sunanda Deshapriya reports that the police in Moratuwa forced a video cameraman from a private television station to erase a video recording of people protesting the death of a suspect in police custody.
Sri Lanka: Attacks On Civilians In The North
Groundviews reports that Sri Lankan police has arrested and tortured 12 men after an incident relating to Grease Devils in Komarasankulam (Vavuniya district).