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Sri Lanka wards off Western bullying

Posted by seumasach on May 26, 2009

M K Bhadrakumar

Asia Times

26th May, 2009

The strange lineup of the member countries of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for or against Sri Lanka at the special session of the body scheduled to take place in Geneva on Tuesday underscores the maritime Great Game unfolding in the Indian Ocean.

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Distant Voices, Desperate Lives in Sri Lanka

Posted by smeddum on May 15, 2009

Distant Voices, Desperate Lives in Sri Lanka
by John Pilger, May 14, 2009
In his latest column for the New Statesman, John Pilger describes the catastrophe facing the Tamil people of Sri Lanka, whose distant voices have appealed to the world for almost as long as the Palestinians. Read the rest of this entry »

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