Frances Harrison is a British journalist who worked in Sri Lanka between 2000 and 2004 as BBC Correspondent. She is the author of “Still Counting the Dead". The book, based on eyewitness accounts of survivors, provides an illuminating narrative of the final five months of the civil war in Sri Lanka.Read more..
Diaspora’s participation in homeland politics has been a subject of debate and discussion among scholars and policymakers.Read more..
This paper is in two parts, the first part focuses on the period under the Presidency of Mahinda Rajapaksa following his government’s successful crushing of the Tamil armed rebellion and the second, since Rajapaksa’s replacement by a new ‘unity’ government headed by Maithripala Sirisena in January 2015 to-date.Read more..
A major demand of the Tamil polity in Sri Lanka is that the Northern and Eastern Provinces are merged into a single entity.Read more..
Maldives is the smallest nation in South Asia in terms of population, area and GDP. Yet in August 2017, it defied India, the regional power, by permitting three Chinese warships to dock in Male.Read more..