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    Opposition to Jaffna funeral shows need to promote plural ethos

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on January 03, 2018

    THE recent divergence of opinion over the public funeral of a Buddhist monk who had been the chief incumbent of the Buddhist temple in Jaffna...

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    Accepting international standards and moving forward

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on December 20, 2017

    THE slowness with which the government is implementing many of the promises made to the international community in regard to human rights and justice issues...

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    Movement unlikely before Lanka local govt elections

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on December 06, 2017

    THE release of another 29 acres of land under military control in Jaffna to civilian owners is a signal that the government remains committed to...

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    Too much at stake for Lanka government to split

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on November 28, 2017

    IN THE run-up to local government elections, the joint opposition has called for the withdrawal of Sri Lanka from the commitments it made to the...

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    Lanka needs to close space for hate speech

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on November 22, 2017

    THE government took decisive action to put the lid on escalating inter ethnic violence between Sinhalese and Muslims in Gintota over the weekend which led...

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    Fashioning transitional justice approaches in Lanka

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on November 02, 2017

    UN SPECIAL rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence, Pablo de Greiff, recently expressed his strong disappointment at the failure...

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    Community divisions continue in Lanka’s political debate

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on October 25, 2017

    THE strident opposition to the government’s constitutional reform process highlights the regrettable fact that the country’s ethnic divide continues to be serious....

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    Too soon for Lanka constitutional change

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 17, 2017

    THE release of the constitutional assembly’s steering committee report on constitutional reform gave the hope that it would be the government’s priority in the coming...

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    Sri Lanka: controversy over constitutional reforms

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 11, 2017

    THE government has proposed that the report of the steering committee on constitutional reform will be debated in parliament at the end of the month....

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    Winners in postponement of Lanka provincial elections

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on October 05, 2017

    THE relatively smooth manner in which the government succeeded in postponing the forthcoming provincial council elections, in the aftermath of its failure to pass the...

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