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Pre-Independence Demands for Federalism in Sri Lanka

Pre-Independence Demands for Federalism in Sri Lanka

I recently stumbled upon some fascinating facts about ‘federalism’ in Sri Lanka in the course of reading about our twentieth century history. The idea has a negative connotation today, and is often associated with ‘separatism’. However, it has an interesting history...

A brief history of anti-Muslim violence in Sri Lanka

A brief history of anti-Muslim violence in Sri Lanka

By Shamara Wettimuny The recent Easter Attacks targeting a number of churches and hotels devastated Sri Lanka. Over 250 people were killed, and many more were injured. Within days of the attack, it emerged that the perpetrators of the attack were affiliated to radical...