Ahilan Kadirgamar and Devaka Gunawardena / Himal SouthasianFeb 23, 2023
Sri Lanka’s economic crisis demands urgent relief measures for a desperate citizenry and a new, self-sufficient model of development Dig deeper ( 12 Min. Read )
Esha Krishnaswamy / FAIRMay 16, 2019
A spate of recent articles lays bare the willingness of the press to carry water for the increasingly brutal regime of Mohammed bin Salman. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
JON GAMBRELL and BHARATHA MALLAWARACHI / The Associated PressApr 27, 2019
A gun battle that began Friday night and the carnage that followed come amid widespread fear of more attacks. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
JON GAMBRELL / The Associated PressApr 24, 2019
Envoy Alaina Teplitz refutes local claims that foreign officials were warned an attack was coming. The Easter bombings killed more than 350. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Raksha Kumar / TruthdigJul 16, 2018
The government of this island nation—like the government in nearby India—responds minimally or not at all to violence against minority Muslims. Dig deeper ( 8 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigSep 5, 2012
A war over dwindling fishing resources is being fought at the bottom of the Indian subcontinent as poor and desperate Indian fishermen cross into Sri Lankan waters and run into that nation’s unsympathetic navy. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMar 24, 2012
In 1999, the Hitch got on stage at The Moth -- a New York City venue dedicated to the art of storytelling -- and gave an account of the time his Tamil driver accidentally killed a Sri Lankan, an act that saw Hitchens deified and led him to his reassurance that all tales about divine intervention are false. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
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