Gotabaya’s Sri Lanka: the risks ahead and how to respond

On Sunday morning, Gotabaya Rajapaksa claimed victory in Sri Lanka’s Presidential elections having obtained 52.25% of the total votes cast. He did so with a significant margin on his closest rival, Sajith Premadasa, who walked away with a vote share of just 41.99%....

Intimidation in the name of rehabilitation

The government of Sri Lanka’s “rehabilitation” process has proven to be a significant obstacle to lasting peace. So concludes our recent statement submitted to the Human Rights Council for its 28th regular session. This statement was jointly written by the Sri Lanka...