TOP > Publications > > 11 The Struggle For Human Rights and Peace in Sri Lanka

11 The Struggle For Human Rights and Peace in Sri Lanka

Peoples11

11 The Struggle For Human Rights and Peace in Sri Lanka

Though published in early 2009, right before the forced termination of the war in Sri Lanka, this book is still relevant to the current situation of the country. Many camps for internally displaced people (IDPs) remain, where people are facing a humanitarian crisis. Researchers and NGO activists contributed to the on-the-ground reports in this volume.

Published in March, 2009
Published by IMADR
A5 Paperback (152 pages)

Price : US$12 (+ Shipping Fee US$ 4)

Though published in early 2009, right before the forced termination of the war in Sri Lanka, this book is still relevant to the current situation of the country. Many camps for internally displaced people (IDPs) remain, where people are facing a humanitarian crisis. Researchers and NGO activists contributed to the on-the-ground reports in this volume.

Contents
  • Contributors
  • Preface (Nimalka Fernando)

Part One: An Introduction to Sri Lanka

  • Sri Lanka: The Country and its People (Onoyama Ryo)

Part Two: Analyses and Observations of the War in Sri Lanka

  • Understanding War and Democracy in Sri Lanka (Kumar David)
  • Sri Lanka’s Continuing Conflict and Crisis (Jayadeva Uyangoda)
  • Sri Lanka’s Escalating Civil War and Japan’s Role (Nakamura Hisashi)
  • Report from the Conflict Area of Jaffna: Experiences of a Foreign NGO worker Stationed in Sri Lanka (Onoyama Ryo)
  • Humanitarian Crisis in Sri Lanka: Voices of the Internally Displaced (IMADR International Secretariat/IMADR Asia Committee)

Part Three: The Struggle to Uphold the Rights of Minorities in Sri Lanka

  • The Minority Rights of the Up-Country Plantation Tamil People of Sri Lanka (P. P. Sivapragasam)
  • IMADR’s Activities in Sri Lanka 2005-2008 (IMADR Asia Committee)

Annex

  • What is UPR?
    1. Joint Civil Society Report for Universal Periodic Review of Sri Lanka – May 2008
    2. Submission by IMADR Asia Committee Related to Sri Lanka for the Universal Periodic Review, 2nd Session in May 2008
    3. Sri Lanka Universal Periodic Review Submission by the Women & Media Collective
    4. Internal Displacement Due to Conflict in Sri Lanka
    5. Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review of Sri Lanka (Excerpt)
    6. Response of the Government of Sri Lanka to the Report of the Working Group
    7. IMADR’s Public Statement: Termination of 2002 Ceasefire Agreement by Sri Lankan Government Regrettable
    Copyright © IMADR. All Rights Reserved.