Sri Lanka is still grappling with the consequences of the cargo ship fire, which dumped tonnes of plastic and hazardous chemicals into the ocean.
The Murugappans have been fighting to stay in Australia for years. All the while, Sri Lanka has one of the worst records of state-perpetrated violence against civilians in the early 21st century.
This Mother’s Day reflect on why mainstream media doesn’t recognize racialized women-led resistance movements as feminism. On the 12th anniversary of the Gardiner protest, let’s centre Tamil mothers.
South Africa frequently invokes its celebrated constitution that is based on human rights, but has often failed to live up to its ideals.
Hollywood movies have long leaned into colonial representations of the tropics: imagined as romantic palm-fringed coasts full of abundance, but also scary places full of pestilence and primitiveness.
There is a need to be alive to tensions between short- and long-term objectives, as well as the assumptions we hold around what we consider to be “better” and how to achieve it.
Monks in Thailand are increasingly providing food and other essential items for laypeople – a reversal of traditional roles.
The story of how many Asian garment manufacturers joined this different supply chain during the pandemic – with no help from western retail customers.
There are many more ways to elect a president than the US method – and several alternatives beyond the popular vote.
A UN aid worker turned his experiences in war-torn Sri Lanka into a graphic novel.
Promising to plant 100m trees a year is one thing; making them grow can be quite another.
The political comeback of the Rajapaksa family has left some Sri Lankans worried.
Gotabaya Rajapaksa is the frontrunner in the presidential election. He was defence secretary during his brother Mahinda’s presidency when the government is accused of numerous wartime atrocities.
As the Sri Lankan Tamil family from Biloela prepares to learn their fate tomorrow, Scott Morrison and Peter Dutton can’t avoid looking threadbare in terms of humanity.
Rather than requiring companies to ensure a living wage for their global supply chain workforce, the Modern Slavery Act ends up punishing them.
A government-imposed internet blackout in Sudan is the latest in a series of internet shutdowns as a means to quell dissent.
The bombings have been framed as part of ongoing internal conflict, but Sri Lanka was just the stage for a play that could have been performed anywhere in the world.
A decade on, the power of remembrance is key to Tamil culture.
This spring marks the 25th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide and the 10th year since the Tamil genocide in Sri Lanka. The world knows what happened in Rwanda. What about Sri Lanka?
The deadly Sri Lanka attacks show a return to the coordinated, sophisticated strikes employed by al-Qaeda in the 2000s, focusing on soft targets with vulnerable institutions.