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Jacqui Lambie has said those who support Islamic State should be prosecuted for treason. Does she have a point?

Crikey clarifier: should IS sympathisers be charged with treason?

Jacqui Lambie has said those who support Islamic State should be prosecuted for treason. Does she have a point?

Sri Lanka hoped that hosting the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting would showcase its development since the Tamil war. But it hasn't quite worked out that way.

Sri Lankan human rights concerns derailing Commonwealth summit

Sri Lanka hoped that hosting the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting would showcase its development since the Tamil war. But it hasn't quite worked out that way.

Four years after the civil war ended, many Tamils have no expectation of peace or safety in Sri Lanka’s Northern Province, writes <b>Emily Howie</b> at <a href="http://inside.org.au/" target="_blank"><em>Inside Story</em></a>. This is what drives boat migration.

‘I’ve lost all hope that I can have a life here’: Tamils still fear the future

Four years after the civil war ended, many Tamils have no expectation of peace or safety in Sri Lanka’s Northern Province, writes Emily Howie at Inside Story. This is what drives boat migration.

The Sri Lankan government's human rights record is under attack, but not by <em>The Australian</em>'s Greg Sheridan. He travelled to the country last month on a government-funded trip.

Greg Sheridan defends Sri Lankan junket — and glowing coverage

The Sri Lankan government's human rights record is under attack, but not by The Australian's Greg Sheridan. He travelled to the country last month on a government-funded trip.

A new report on Sri Lanka -- by the International Crisis Group -- deplores the country's "authoritarian turn" and says the attacks on dissenters threaten long-term stability and peace in the nation.

Sri Lankan government’s ‘constitutional coup’ stirs ICG censure

A new report on Sri Lanka -- by the International Crisis Group -- deplores the country's "authoritarian turn" and says the attacks on dissenters threaten long-term stability and peace in the nation.

A UN internal review into the brutal Sri Lanka civil war has found it failed in its mandate to protect. <b>Sam Pari</b> from the Australian Tamil Congress says more is needed than just words.

For Tamils, UN mea culpa is meaningless without action

A UN internal review into the brutal Sri Lanka civil war has found it failed in its mandate to protect. Sam Pari from the Australian Tamil Congress says more is needed than just words.

The Sri Lankan government of Mahinda Rajapaksa has worked out how to get away with murder.

Report on Sri Lanka war crimes exonerates SL government

The Sri Lankan government of Mahinda Rajapaksa has worked out how to get away with murder.

Why is no one in the international community doing anything decisive to meet the challenges to human rights and humanitarian law from the bloody end to Sri Lanka’s civil war? asks <b>Jake Lynch</b>, director, Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Sydney.

War crimes in Sri Lanka and political options for Australia

Why is no one in the international community doing anything decisive to meet the challenges to human rights and humanitarian law from the bloody end to Sri Lanka’s civil war? asks Jake Lynch, director, Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Sydney.

Some local Sri Lankan communities are claiming last night’s airing of Channel 4’s highly graphic documentary “Sri Lankas Killing Fields” on 4 Corners provides an opportunity for a renewed conversation despite a highly varied response.

4 Corners Sri Lanka documentary provokes mixed response

Some local Sri Lankan communities are claiming last night’s airing of Channel 4’s highly graphic documentary “Sri Lankas Killing Fields” on 4 Corners provides an opportunity for a renewed conversation despite a highly varied response.

In July the Australian government announced that, with the resumption of its processing of Tamil asylum applications, many would face deportation in line with its view that conditions had improved in Sri Lanka, writes freelance journalist <b>Catherine Wilson</b>.

Why it’s not safe to go home: one reluctant Tamil’s story

In July the Australian government announced that, with the resumption of its processing of Tamil asylum applications, many would face deportation in line with its view that conditions had improved in Sri Lanka, writes freelance journalist Catherine Wilson.

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