Brendan Brady reports on politics, human rights, business, religion, culture and environmental issues in Asia and the Pacific. He works in print, video, photography and radio.
Posts tagged "Sri Lanka"
Letter from Sri Lanka: The Empty Chair

Letter from Sri Lanka: The Empty Chair

The Sri Lankan government says it freed Tamil civilians from the clutches of a terrorist movement. Human rights groups say the state army perpetrated war crimes, and has since ruled punitively over the north.
Soldiers at Your Service

Soldiers at Your Service

After defeating the Tamil Tiger insurgency, in 2009, the Sri Lankan government has resisted calls to drawdown its massive security force. Instead, it has steered the military directly into an expanding range of businesses, perhaps none more conspicuous than tourism.