Nuwan Bopage V. The PTA: A Lawyer’s Fight Against Anti-Terror Law
On 22 July, President Ranil Wickremesinghe, on just his second day as President, oversaw a pre-dawn police and military raid on #GotaGoGama, the anti-government protest site at Galle Face.
“The Garage Is My Life.” | How A 17-Year-Old Runs A Garage
17 year-old Dewmini Parindya, a technology student, runs her father’s garage in Thambuttegama. “If your determination is strong enough, you can get anything done with whatever small resources you have,” she says. “Girls can do anything.” Her goal is to one day establish her own garage.
The Persecution Of The Poet
Ahnaf Jazeem and I are communicating through a translator. He speaks and writes in Tamil, and I do neither, but I’m listening hard to how he answers my questions. Slow and guarded when I ask about the time he spent in detainment, steady and rehearsed when rehashing the circumstances surrounding his arrest, quick and impassioned when I ask about poetry, politics or his perspective on the circumstances this country has found itself in.
The Preacher At The Protest
He speaks in a calm and relaxed tone — the same tone that pacified angered protesters, preventing them from reacting in violence, after violence was first unleashed on them on 09 May and 22 July.
Have You Seen How Devin Shops?
This weekend, we joined Devin on his Sunday grocery run. It may seem rather ordinary at first, but there’s something quite different about the way Devin does his shopping. Can you spot it?
Did One Woman’s Curse Vanquish Sri Lanka’s Rajapaksa Dynasty?
At the height of their power, few in Sri Lanka dared to challenge the Rajapaksa family. For years the political family enjoyed the support of the masses; not only was the opposition decimated, but also had to face the wrath of the adoring masses.
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