Local ownership is crucial for an effective and sustainable transitional justice intervention. Sri Lanka has yet to start a meaningful discourse on the significance of a community-driven process.
Why China needs to multilateralise the Belt and Road Initiative and how such an approach could help avoid the mistakes and reputational damage it incurred such as in Sri Lanka’s case.
By emphasising more aid effectiveness and leading an aid consortium for Sri Lanka, India can cement its growing reputation as a first responder in the developing world.
මහින්ද චින්තනය හෙවත් බයි හෙජමොනිය ඉවරවීමත් එක්ක ඒකට අවශ්ය වයිබ් එක හදපු මීඩියා, ආර්ට් ට්රෙන්ඩුත් ඉවර වෙයි ද? රාජපක්ෂවාදයට පෙර හිට් වෙච්ච වේරලියද්ද සංස්කෘතියේ ආගමනය පිළිබඳ විශ්ලේෂණයක්.
In Sri Lanka, the wives of the disappeared carry bags full of contested memories which represent their collective resistance against state enforced disappearance of their loved ones.
රනිල් වික්රමසිංහ භූමිකාව විග්රහ කරනුයේ ‘දැන් ඉතින් මේ ඇති’ යන සරල හේතුව මත යුක්තියුක්ත වන පත්වීමක් ලෙසයි. ඔහුට නිශ්චිත වගකීම් කීපයක් පැවරී තිබේ. ඒ මොනවාද?
“Pulling the emergency brake”: Politics of disincorporation and the fault lines of Sri Lanka’s political crisis
The roots of Sri Lanka’s crisis are in the fault lines and political disincorporation of nearly four decades of neoliberalism and the crisis of authority and representation within the state.
There is no doubt that Sri Lanka is at a crossroads. But what brought Sri Lanka to this pivotal moment?
Why do Rajapaksa loyalists remain faithful to the regime even as the country is experiencing its worst economic crisis since independence?
What is the state of Sri Lanka’s political class and how might the present crisis enable a re-imagining of the prevailing social contract?
In this episode, the hosts Rajni, Himal and Thamara discuss the nature of elite politics in Sri Lanka in the context of the current crisis.