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Where are we now? Reflections on the International Human Rights Day 2019

Featured images by Amalini de Sayrah

The focus of 2019’s International Human Rights Day is on a celebration of “the courage, clarity, and principle of women, men, and young people who are rising up peacefully to create greater freedom and justice”. There is plenty of courage to celebrate here at home in Sri Lanka, where citizens have kept working and hoping for as well as seeking justice. Over the past year, Groundviews published many facets of the human rights struggles in the country, many of which were under-reported or entirely unreported in mainstream media. Out of the many narratives highlighted, these are some of the key issues and stories that strike a chord, and must be talked about now more than ever, lest they be buried in an avalanche of palatable history.

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Where are we now?

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