Colombo, Human Rights, Human Security, Peace and Conflict

The advent of terror politics

Amidst shackles – Notes of a citizen journalist

Sunanda Deshapriya’s article in Sinhala explores the recent statements of Champika Ranawaka, Minister for Environment and Natural Resources in the Rajapaksa government and a highly placed and trusted advisor to the President.

With excerpts from MP Ranawana’s writings and his recent statement to Ravaya, Sunanda explores the disturbing growth of hate speech at the highest levels of governments, and the resulting erosion of space for civil society initiatives for peace and democracy in Sri Lanka.

The full article (as a PDF in Sinhala) is available here.