Some discussions on Sri Lanka, CHOGM, and the Canadian diaspora

The Agenda with Steve Paikin and producer Daniel Kitts have focused all week on discussing Sri Lanka’s efforts to emerge from decades of civil war in a series of online conversations. They are below.

Sri Lanka: Human Rights Update (
Sri Lanka and Responsible Tourism (
Sri Lanka: The Island Nation’s Muslims (
Sri Lanka: Harper, Tamils and Canadian Immigration Policies (
Sri Lanka: Canada’s Sinhalese (
Sri Lanka: Canada’s Tamils (
Sri Lanka: Postwar Tamil Activism in Canada (

“Asylum seeker ‘enhanced screenings’ dangerous: former official” by Hayden Cooper

A former Immigration Department official has condemned Australia’s process of so-called “enhanced screening” of asylum seekers as dangerous and says the department felt pressured by the Prime Minister’s office.