“The Numbers Never Lie: A Quick Look at Sri Lanka’s LLRC Progress” By The Social Architects

The administration of President Mahinda Rajapaksa won the ethnic war, but Sri Lanka’s protracted conflict is more alive than ever. There is a lot of talk about how the situation in the North and East has improved, but most of these assertions are misleading. The rebuilding of physical infrastructure alone is not a very helpful indicator when it comes to reconciliation. The dearth of psychosocial assistance being provided, the thousands of disappeared who remain missing and the continued erosion of the rule of law contradict the Government of Sri Lanka’s (GoSL) assertion that the country has made meaningful progress on the reconciliation front.
At this point, national reconciliation is not just illusory; it is a fantasy and will be as long as the present regime maintains its antipathetic stance towards human rights, devolution and the implementation of the LLRC recommendations.
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source: Groundviews


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DM (2013, 26 février). “The Numbers Never Lie: A Quick Look at Sri Lanka’s LLRC Progress” By The Social Architects. SRI LANKA & DIASPORAS. Consulté le 14 avril 2024, à l’adresse https://doi.org/10.58079/u7vi

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