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People of the North must be allowed to remember and mourn the loss of their loved ones publicly

by National Peace Council The third anniversary of the end of the war will be celebrated in the coming week. In the past two years this has taken place with victory parades and with public commemorations of war heroes by the Government although many people would say it was not appropriate after a civil war […]

Time for State -led Reconciliation Programmes for the building of relationships between and within communities

by Salma Yusuf As Sri Lanka makes its way from a phase of post-war to post-conflict, the potential, the challenges and the successes are worthy of reflection. The time is fitting not only because it is exactly three years since the defeat of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) but also because considerable events […]