Colombo, Media and Communications, Peace and Conflict

Perspectives on Peace and Culture

In my first article to Groundviews I examine the decline of polity and society and the sheer wastefulness of war. In examining the role of the media, I bemoan the fact that many do not address them to explore the root causes of terrorism in Sri Lanka.

Looking back at the history of ethnic discrimination and the marginalisation of communities through parochial language legislation, I end my article with the submission that we will not be able to create a plural and diverse society in Sri Lanka if we don’t first address ourselves to the task of imagining peace.

Read my article in full, written in Sinhala, here.