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GroundViews

Groundviews is a citizens journalism website based in Sri Lanka. The site uses a range of genres and media to highlight alternative perspectives on governance, human rights, the arts and literature, peace-building and other issues.

Latest posts by GroundViews

Two Slain Youth Become Tragic Symbols of Ongoing Police Brutality in Sri Lanka

This post by Raisa Wickrematunge originally appeared on Groundviews, an award-winning citizen journalism website in Sri Lanka. An edited version is published below as part of a content-sharing agreement with...

Sri Lanka Pays the Price for Past Government's Extravagance

The huge sum of money spent canceling an order for new Airbuses could have funded a whole lot more.

The Office on Missing Persons in Sri Lanka: A New Chapter or Another Empty Promise?

Thousands of people have disappeared in Sri Lanka since the 1980s stemming from conflict in the country, and their loved ones still don't know what happened.

The ‘Different Yet Equal’ Protest Politics of Sri Lanka

The vigil highlighted that the insecurity felt by some Sinhala Buddhists continues to persist, despite the fact that they remain the country's majority community.

Ramadan in Sri Lanka Is More Than You Think

Although Sri Lanka has grappled with divisions along ethnic and religious lines, in challenging times citizens do come together to help each other, casting aside their differences.

A Celebration of Sri Lanka's Musical Diversity, From Traditional Drumming to Urban Rap

Let this collection of photos and audio transport you to the recent Galle Music Festival of Sri Lanka.

Global Voices Partners With Groundviews From Sri Lanka

Global Voices and Groundviews have launched a partnership that will combine our focus on citizen media and Groundviews's analysis/expertise to bring our readers original and in-depth coverage from Sri Lanka.

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