Panel Discussion: Sri Lanka’s Rebel Wife

  On Thursday 5 May, the Sri Lankan Campaign hosted the European premiere screening of award-winning director Kannan Arunasalam’s latest film, Sri Lanka’s Rebel Wife. That film is available for viewing on Al Jazeera English’s YouTube channel here. As the Sri...

SCREENING: Sri Lanka’s Rebel Wife

Thursday 5 May, 19:00 – 20:30  Frontline Club, 13 Norfolk Place, London W2 1QJ  As the Sri Lankan civil war was ending in 2009, Ananthy’s husband Elilan, a Tamil Tiger rebel, surrendered to government forces. He has not been seen again. Sri Lanka’s Rebel...

Time to use human rights sanctions in Sri Lanka

Today, on International Human Rights Day, the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), announced that Furqan Bangalzai, a former commander of a Pakistani terrorist organisation, would be designated for sanctions under the Global Human Rights Regime....

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...

Remembering Mullivaikkal

May 18 marks the end of the Sri Lankan civil war. On this day we remember the many civilians who were killed at Mullivaikkal in the final stages of the war. In the final months of the war, tens of thousands of Tamil civilians were killed, the majority by deliberate...