Continuing Crimes of Disappearances in Sri Lanka

“Families of the disappeared are back to the beginning of their struggle…the pain of not knowing the truth is a wound that keeps bleeding.” Sandya Ekneligoda, 2021 Can you imagine losing a loved one but not having a body to mourn? Over the decades thousands of...

500 days of protest: enough is enough

Among the images of pristine beaches, lush forests, and rolling hills, one thing that you won’t find on the website of the Sri Lankan tourism board are photos of the roadside shacks across the North and East of the country where elderly Tamil women have been...

300 days of protest: a message of support from British MPs

  Today marks the 300th day of continuous protest by Tamil relatives of the disappeared. They have been demonstrating at various sites across the North and East of Sri Lanka to demand answers as to the fate and whereabouts of their missing loved ones, many of...