Opinion

How the UN failed Tamil civilians in 2009

And how the legacy of this failure is still endangering lives in Sri Lanka and beyond.

Nirmanusan Balasundaram

by Nirmanusan Balasundaram

Nirmanusan Balasundaram

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's war: Victims demand justice for rights violations

Victims of civil war seek accountability from both Sri Lankan troops and Tamil Tiger rebels for crimes against civilians.

Sri Lanka

Gotabaya Rajapaksa confirms presidential run in anxious Sri Lanka

Former defence secretary accused of war crimes positions himself as 'law and order' candidate after deadly attacks.

Gotabaya Rajapaksa confirms presidential run in anxious Sri Lanka

Inside Story

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Religious tensions rise as country marks 10 years since end of the civil war.

Asia

10 years on, Sri Lanka grapples with war's legacy

Government forces fought the Tamil Tigers for over two decades, today Sri Lankans are struggling to rebuild their lives.

Asia

Sri Lanka: Curfew lifted amid religious tension

Government minister says 'Buddhist extremists' are behind the anti-Muslim attacks this week, following the Easter Sunday attacks.

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka: Hardline Buddhists 'likely behind attacks on Muslims'

Minister blames hardline Buddhist groups for ransacking mosques and attacking shops across Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka: Hardline Buddhists 'likely behind attacks on Muslims'

Asia

Sri Lanka unrest: Violence against Muslims increases

Leaders warn that violence will not only increase tension but also hinder the investigation into the Easter bombings.

Sri Lanka bombings

Sri Lanka orders nationwide curfew amid anti-Muslim riots

Indefinite curfew imposed in North Western Province where Muslim man was killed on Monday.

Sri Lanka bombings

Sri Lanka blocks social media again after attacks on Muslims

Regulators instructed to temporarily block Facebook, other platforms after Christians attack mosques and Muslims' shops.

Sri Lanka blocks social media again after attacks on Muslims

Sri Lanka bombings

Police impose curfew on Sri Lankan town after mosques attacked

Christians attacked mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in Chilaw after what they believed was a threat on Facebook.

Police impose curfew on Sri Lankan town after mosques attacked

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's Catholics hold first Sunday mass since Easter attacks

Catholic church holds its first public Sunday mass since bombings in churches and hotels killed more than 250 people.

Sri Lanka's Catholics hold first Sunday mass since Easter attacks

Asia

Sri Lanka bombings: Court approve use of DNA testing

Relatives of the killers say they did not know of their intentions, but not everyone believes them.

Asia

Sri Lankan Muslims fear for safety after Easter Sunday attacks

Sporadic attacks on Muslim houses and shops have increased those fears.

Asia

Sri Lanka bombings: Investigations under way

Investigations zero in on how one man might have masterminded the deadliest attack in Sri Lanka since the end of the civil war.