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· February, 2012

Stories about Sri Lanka from February, 2012

Sri Lanka: Abductions On The Rise In Sri Lanka

Groundviews reports that there has been a disturbing rise in the number of abductions in Sri Lanka, especially in and around the capital, Colombo.

Sri Lanka: Female ex-combatants of LTTE Are At Risk

Shamila at Groundviews reports that female ex-LTTE members are at great risk as they have to report regularly to the military and their movements are closely monitored.

Sri Lanka: Promoting Reconciliation and Hope to Young People

Reconciliation is a much discussed buzzword across Sri Lanka. While there has been much talk about how to do it, a group called Sri Lanka Unites is actually doing something....

Sri Lanka: Price Hike and Police Brutality in Enforcing Public Order

Sri Lanka is currently facing a turbulent economy with price hike and imposition of surcharges, which are provoking widespread protests. The police and the military are taking brutal measures on...

Sri Lanka: What Makes a Qualified Social Media Marketer?

Sri Lankan Tech blogger Amitha Amarasinghe lists the best possible qualifications and characteristics of a social media marketeer

Sri Lanka: The Current Situation On Human Rights

DBS Jeyaraj posts a video interview of Sunila Abeyesekera, a well-known Sri Lankan human and womens rights activist, who talks about the current situation in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka: Lack Of Basic Convenience At The National Development Exhibition

Serendipity reports that there are insufficient toilets planned at the annual Deyata Kirula (National Development Exhibition).

Sri Lanka: Social Media Success Stories

Amitha Amarasinghe discusses the use of social media by the corporates in Sri Lanka and ponders whether there are any social media success stories in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka: Ravaya News Website Blocked

Freedom Of Expression In SriLanka reports that six websites including Ravaya News have recently been blocked within Sri Lanka.

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