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PRESS RELEASE: Attacks in Aluthgama and Beruwala

June 21, 2014

LST is gravely concerned over the events that occurred in Aluthgama and Beruwala this weekend. Following a Buddhist meeting held in Aluthgama on Sunday June 15th, incidents of violence against Muslims and Muslim owned homes and businesses occurred. It has been reported that at least 3 Muslims have died of …

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Mega-Development Projects in Hambantota: In Whose Interest? (English & Tamil)

October 2, 2013

Development should be a forerunner to the protection of people’s political, economic and social freedoms and rights. Till date, there has been little meaningful discussion or debate on the effectiveness of the scale and style of development unfolding in Hambantota, the lack of transparency and public access to information for …

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