Sri Lanka: The Uncertain Future for IDPs

June 20, 2013

Sri Lanka's internally displaced persons continue to face significant challenges for resettlement. In a previous piece for Fair Observer, I wrote about the plight of internally displaced persons (IDPs) who were victims of the Sri Lankan conflict at the hands of the LTTE, and who still remain...

Sri Lanka After Civil War: From a New Dawn to Dictatorship?

December 09, 2012

Sri Lanka's way to peace After decades of civil war between the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and the Sri Lankan government, the country has finally achieved peace and is starting to experience economic prosperity. Though significant problems remain within the small island nation,...

Sri Lanka Civil War

December 09, 2012

Years and years of bloody civil war have left their traces on Sri Lanka. Background Sri Lanka’s modern history has been predominantly defined by its 26-year long and fierce civil war that came to an end in 2009. The brutal conflict had its roots in aspirations for a separate...