The Ongoing Search for Sri Lanka’s Disappeared

Sitting President Gotabaya Rajapaksa told the UN that thousands of disappeared Tamils are “actually dead”. This callous statement came after over 1000 days of continuous protests by the Tamil families of the disappeared demanding justice and accountability for their loved ones. Much like Sirisena, Rajapaksa attempts to deny accountability to the families without providing detailsContinue reading “The Ongoing Search for Sri Lanka’s Disappeared”

The True Cost of your Trip to Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has made a name for itself as a tourist destination, earning the top spot on Lonely Planet travel destinations of 2019. However behind Sri Lanka’s beaches and tropical climate, lies a government with a long record of human rights violations lasting a 26-year-long civil war which has left the minority Tamil population marginalisedContinue reading “The True Cost of your Trip to Sri Lanka”

Solidarity with Protesting Tamil Families of the Disappeared

Last July hundreds of Tamil diaspora individuals and allies came out to rallies around the world earlier this month to protest in solidarity with Tamil families of the disappeared who were reaching the 500th day of their continuous protest across the North-East of Sri Lanka. If you missed the rallies you can still show yourContinue reading “Solidarity with Protesting Tamil Families of the Disappeared”