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Repression of Dissent in Sri Lanka In the first 100 days of new Presidency 9th January – 19th April 2015


Compared to 2014 and the Rajapakse rule, the intensity and number of attacks, threats and intimidations against dissent has decreased during the first 100 days of Sirisena’s Presidency. 531 more words

Human Rights

You’ve Got Mail II: Updates

Dear You,

How has your week been? It’s been quite a few busy weeks here at Letter Earthlings and most of us have been running around like headless chickens searching for the supposed work-life balance. 169 more words


Blue Waters - Waduwa


Took a trip down south with my sis and cousins last Monday. We decided not to go too far so finally made up our minds to stay at the… 237 more words

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka: April 2015 Final Post

After another lazy morning we headed back to Colombo and into a frenzy of shopping. Staying at the royal and regal Kingsbury hotel was convenient for all our purchasing needs of cotton outfits and local groceries; and hands down they have the softest most comfortable beds I’ve ever slept in. 965 more words


The legend behind Lover's Leap - Trincomalee, Sri Lanka

In the formerly war-ravaged city of Trincomalee, in the north east of my beautiful motherland Sri Lanka, there is a formation of cliff-like rocks hidden away on the edge of Swami Rock, home to the Koneswaram temple. 465 more words


When building a company, being smart and having confidence, are not the only characteristics that one should have. Focusing on different perspectives while prioritizing the goal of having a positive impact on others is also important. 319 more words


2015 Macquarie University South Asia Scholarship in Australia

Applications are invited for the 2015 Macquarie University South Asia Scholarship in Australia. Macquarie University is awarding South Asia Scholarship to Indian or Sri Lankan students.  467 more words

2015 Scholarships