Sri Lanka

Q&A: Sri Lanka's civil war through a Tamil lens

Sri Lankan filmmaker Jude Ratnam on the challenges of confronting the legacy of his country's brutal civil war.

Witness

Demons in Paradise: Memories of Sri Lanka's Civil War

A Tamil filmmaker living in Sri Lanka reflects upon the experience and impact of three decades of civil war.

Sri Lanka

UN condemns Sri Lanka over war probe

UN rights chief suggests Colombo's persistent failure to investigate atrocities stems from fear of punishing soldiers.

UN condemns Sri Lanka over war probe

Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan leader pardons man who attempted to kill him

Ex-Tamil rebel was found guilty of planning to assassinate Sirisena 10 years ago when rebels fought government forces.

Sri Lankan leader pardons man who attempted to kill him

Asia

Sri Lanka names first Tamil opposition chief in decades

Parliament's appointment of official from ethnic minority signifies reconciliation, but persecution allegations persist.

Sri Lanka names first Tamil opposition chief in decades

Asia

India's Modi visits Sri Lanka's Tamil-majority north

Indian PM pledges support for reconciliation between Sri Lanka's new government and Tamil people after 26 years of war.

Human Rights

War crime probe resurfaces after Sri Lanka election

New Sri Lankan officials say domestic investigation is on the table, but international inquiry out of the question.

War crime probe resurfaces after Sri Lanka election

Inside Story

Clinging to power in Sri Lanka?

President Mahinda Rajapaksa seeks an unprecedented third term in office as his popularity dwindles.

Talk to Al Jazeera

Mahinda Rajapaksa: 'This is all propaganda'

Sri Lanka's president discusses a recent UN report accusing him of pushing the country into an authoritarian direction.