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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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    Sri Lanka: the logic of postponing local elections

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

    THE passage of the Provincial Council Election Amendment bill indicates that provincial council elections that were due by the end of this year will not...

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    Best option for Lanka reconciliation is moderation, dialogue

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on September 21, 2017

    THE humanitarian catastrophes taking place in other parts of the world such as in Myanmar, and events that have the potential to become catastrophes, such...

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    More purposeful Lanka govt in making

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on August 30, 2017

    THE resignation of minister Ravi Karunanayake due to a disclosure of conflict of interest in the issue concerning the central bank bon scam appears to...

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    Politics is final arbiter of good governance in Lanka

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on August 24, 2017

    THERE was no governmental celebration of its second year anniversary. Government leaders scarcely mentioned it....

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