Countries: Sri Lanka

See also: Southern Asia
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Sri Lanka: could the West do more about human rights and press freedom? Part One

The appointment of Mervyn Silva, a politician with an established record of hostility towards journalists, as deputy minister of Information within the Sri Lankan government in April this year was met...

Regions: Sri Lanka

Issues: Armed conflict, Discrimination, Humanitarian

Witnessed: 2294 times

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Sri Lanka: could the West do more about human rights and press freedom? Part Two

The appointment of Mervyn Silva, a politician with an established record of hostility towards journalists, as deputy minister of Information within the Sri Lankan government in April this year was met...

Regions: Sri Lanka

Witnessed: 1721 times

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101 East - Refugees on the run - 12 Nov 09 - Pt 1

Fleeing countries like Sri Lanka and Afghanistan, refugees are risking their lives on a new smugglers route through Asia in search of a better life.

Regions: Afghanistan, Malaysia, Sri Lanka

Issues: Police brutality, Refugees

Witnessed: 2516 times

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On the Media: Access Denied

With: Richard Sambrook, director of the BBC's Global News division: Adrian Wells, head of foreign news, Sky News; Jean Seaton Professor of Media History at the University of Westminster's Communicatio...

Regions: Iran, Sri Lanka

Issues: Freedom of opinion & expression

Witnessed: 2603 times

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Sri Lanka: Launch of book about Children and displacement

Home Away from Home: Launch of book about Children and displacement

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Regions: Sri Lanka

Issues: Children's rights, Internally displaced persons, Refugees

Witnessed: 1914 times

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Sri Lanka: Families of the Disappeared seek peace of mind

Families of the Disappeared seek peace of mind

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Regions: Sri Lanka

Issues: Detention, Forced disappearances, Prisons

Witnessed: 2379 times

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Witnessed: 1909 times

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Reality of ADB safeguards in Sri Lanka - Part 2

Sri Lanka is an island situated along the strategically important Indian sea route. It is a middle income country which has a population of approximately 20 million people. ...

Regions: Sri Lanka

Issues: Landmines & unexploded ordnances

Witnessed: 2034 times

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