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Archive of entries posted on 10th April 2012

An Overview of the ‘Enforced Disappearances’ Phenomenon

By D.B.S. Jeyaraj Hello Friends The spectre of “Enforced Disappearances” is looming large on the Sri Lankan horizon again! The recent disappearance and reappearance of leftist political activists Premakumar Gunaratnam and Dimuthu Attygalle have very effectively beamed the spotlight on this curse both nationally and internationally.

The Koodankulam protest is to assert democracy

by V. Suresh By all accounts, the 230-day anti-Koodankulam nuclear power plant protest by villagers of Idinthakarai and Koodankulam in Tirunelveli district has been totally Gandhian. Not a single stone has been thrown, although local people have been engaged in an intense struggle to safeguard their rights to a safe environment threatened by the nuclear […]