EU: Don’t turn a blind eye to torture in Sri Lanka

The EU may be about to turn a blind eye to torture in Sri Lanka. Here’s how you can stop them. In just under a month’s time, the EU Commission will take a decision on whether to begin the process of restoring ‘GSP+’ preferential trade status to Sri Lanka, the scheme...

Political prisoners; something must be done

On Monday, over 200 Tamil prisoners began a nationwide hunger strike. They are pressing for release, and protesting against the draconian Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) under which many of them are held. The term political prisoners is used because of the total...