“I’ve lost all hope that I can have a life here”

Four years after the civil war ended, many Tamils have no expectation of peace or safety in Sri Lanka’s Northern Province, reports Emily Howie. This is what drives boat migration

30 Sep 13 | Comments (0)

Sri Lanka’s uneasy peace

More than two years have passed since the end of the civil war in Sri Lanka, but reconciliation still seems a long way off, writes Antonio Castillo

20 Oct 11 | Comments (0)

Sri Lanka: anatomy of a tragedy

The belief that conditions in Sri Lanka have fundamentally changed is wishful thinking, write Stephen Keim and Roshan de Silva Wijeyeratne in this account of the country’s ongoing conflict

22 Apr 10 | Comments (3)

The asylum freeze and international law

Like the previous government’s asylum processing freezes, it’s likely that last week’s decision is based on an overly optimistic assessment of conditions in source countries, writes Savitri Taylor, and breaches Australia’s international obligations

14 Apr 10 | Comments (0)

Australia’s expanding borders

Our border cooperation with regional neighbours has entered questionable territory, writes Savitri Taylor

02 Dec 09 | Comments (1)

Winners and losers in Sri Lanka’s long war

Sri Lanka has been left deeply divided by its long-running civil war, in which China played a crucial but little-known role, writes Larry Marshall

13 Nov 09 | Comments (1)

And then there were none…

N. Bibile considers the state of media freedom in Sri Lanka following the murder of journalist Lasantha Wickrematunge (pictured)

06 Feb 09 | Comments (1)