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The head of Sri Lankan media monitoring organization, Ethics Eye, explains why it is dangerous for the government to get involved in policing local journalists.

09.10.2017

In central Sri Lanka, there is an area called Mars. At first it was named for the distant planet because of its remoteness. But now other reasons make it difficult to inhabit.

09.10.2017
Sacrifice For Art:

The Life Of A Sri Lankan Poet

It is never easy making money from the arts, especially in northern Sri Lanka. The Catamaran talked to Krishnapillai Arulampalam about his life as traditional playwright and poet.

09.10.2017

Employers advertising for household help often ask that the applicant come from an “upcountry estate”. Poverty and lack of education means these women will work longer hours for less.

02.10.2017

There are many rules around English, Tamil, and Sinhalese. The problem is that none of them are properly used, experts say.

02.10.2017
A Community Leader’s Story:

How To Live On Ethnic Faultlines

A Sinhala father and activist who lived among Tamils talks about his life and how he found harmony among different ethnic groups.

02.10.2017

When the Sinhalese military were in control of Jaffna, a linguistic mix up could end in physical violence. Thankfully today, the same thing in Colombo just results in shame and anger.

02.10.2017

Displaced Sri Lankans who were resettled after the civil war cannot find jobs, take the bus or even grow their vegetables in their new villages.

25.09.2017

In Sri Lanka’s Parliament, the hardest jobs are not done by the MPs. They are performed by interpreters who offer simultaneous translation in three languages.

25.09.2017

Locals in the northeast have fond memories of movie halls. They say the films brought Sinhalese and Tamil communities together and in some cases, even brought romance.

28.08.2017