One of Sri Lanka’s most wanted, in one of Sri Lanka’s top jobs

Yesterday, President Sirisena appointed Major General Shavendra Silva to the position of Army Commander, one of the seniormost roles in the Sri Lankan security forces. Silva is an alleged war criminal, the case against whom runs into the hundreds of pages. In October...

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...