Sri Lanka stance needs urgent rethink

Griffith Asia Institute
Adjunct member of the Griffith Asia Institute, Gordon Weiss, last week published an opinion piece for the Newcastle Herald commenting on Australia’s opposition to the United Nation’s Sri Lanka war crimes investigation. Gordon Weiss is author of The Cage: The Fight for Sri Lanka and the Last Days of the Tamil Tigers, and was UN spokesman in Sri Lanka during […]

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 […]