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Feb 28, 2017
Cleaners on Sri Lankan beach

Women workers in Sri Lanka

Asia Pacific Currents
A roundup of workers' struggles in the Asia-Pacific region and interview on the situation for women workers in Sri Lanka.
Jun 15, 2016

Tens of thousands of Tamils still displaced in Sri Lanka

Seven years after the end of a devastating civil war in Sri Lanka, the northern province still looks as if the conflict ended yesterday. Tamil refugees have petitioned the Oakland Institute for help.
Aug 1, 2013

A Tamil path to Palestine

Krisna Saravanamuttu
Through the "war on terror," the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) and Sri Lanka's Armed Forces have waged war on civilian populations.
Apr 12, 2012

jhr Rights Check-up #5: Human rights roundtable

Journalists for Human Rights
The @jhrConU human rights roundtable on CJLO New Media and Politics with Karl Knox. In the final jhr Rights Check-up of the season, jhr Concordia takes over the airwaves.
Mar 26, 2012

jhr Rights Report #23: #RightsMedia

Journalists for Human Rights
The final edition of the jhr Rights Report focuses on human rights and social media. Host @AdamBemma speaks to social media correspondent @DamianoR about everything #RightsMedia.
Mar 24, 2012

jhr reports: Committee to Protect Journalists

Journalists for Human Rights
Since the United Nations human rights council resolution on Sri Lanka, journalists supporting this resolution are being labelled "traitors" by state-run media.
Mar 24, 2012

Human rights in Sri Lanka

Asia Pacific Currents
Labour updates in the Asia Pacific region and an interview with activist Lionel Bopage on the human rights situation in Sri Lanka and the upcoming People for Human Rights and Equality forum.
Oct 7, 2011

jhr Rights Report #5: Civil war crimes

Journalists for Human Rights
The fifth edition of the jhr Rights Report focuses on Sri Lanka. Two years after the civil war ended, why isn't anyone being held accountable for the war crimes that were committed?
Jun 29, 2011

The deaths of Tamils in the last stages of the war

Kshama Ranawana
Britain's Channel 4 has aired an investigative documentary about murderous events in the final weeks of the 30-year civil war between the government of Sri Lanka and the Tamil Tiger rebels.
Nov 19, 2010

Understanding the Tory immigration strategy

Syed Hussan
The anti-asylum seeker policies of the government show in the many laws of recent years. The latest -- Bill C-49 -- gives the minister power to declare a group of migrants as being 'smuggled.'
Aug 20, 2010

Seven myths about the Tamil refugees

No One Is Illegal-Vancouver
Current trends of global migration reveal the ways in which Western domination and corporate globalization creates economic and political insecurity, forcing millions to flee their countries.


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