Sri Lanka rejects UN inquiry into war crimes allegations

Griffith Asia Institute
The Sri Lankan government has condemned a proposed UN inquiry into alleged war crimes at the end of the country’s civil war in 2009. Gordon Weiss, from the Griffith Asia Institute, was interviewed about the situation for SBS World News Radio. Mr Weiss was the UN spokesman in Sri Lanka during the final stages of the civil […]

New book revisits Buddhism in Sri Lanka

Buddhism and the political landscape in Sri Lanka is the subject of a new book by a Griffith law lecturer.
Griffith Law School
A line in the sand of Sri Lanka’s constitutional history was drawn in 2005 with the election of President Mahinda Rajapakse, providing the moment in time for Griffith Law School lecturer, Dr Roshan de Silva-Wijeyeratne, to start work on his first book. The conclusion of a long-running civil war with the defeat of the Tamil […]