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Selling death online

Last week Sri Lankan health experts defeated something that should be defeated on behalf of all women, children, elderly and the sick in Sri Lanka. That is stopping the efforts made to sell liquor online. What health experts defeated was a type of ‘tsunami’ which was about to destroy the lives of these social categories imprisoned inside their houses. There is no escape for them because of travel restrictions.

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Selling death online

Last week Sri Lankan health experts defeated something that should be defeated on behalf of all women, children, elderly and the sick in Sri Lanka. That is stopping the efforts made to sell liquor online. What health experts defeated was a type of ‘tsunami’ which was about to destroy the lives of these social categories imprisoned inside their houses. There is no escape for them because of travel restrictions.

What has happened to our resplendent island Sri Lanka?

From being proudly called the Granary of the East, from manufacturing massive ships to kings round the world, from commanding respect even...

EU Parliament and threats to withdraw GSP+ concessions

Similar warnings to Philippines and Pakistan yet to be implemented By Sugeeswara Senadhira Sri Lanka is...

The many failures of the G7

Anti-poverty groups, climate campaigners, and public health experts reacted with outrage and howls of disappointment on Sunday after the G7 leaders who...

Forced sterilizations of Indigenous women: One more act of genocide

Last fall, a group of Indigenous women in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan brought a class-action suit against the Saskatoon Health Authority....

Canada’s Blind Spot on Recognizing Genocide

The recent discovery of hundreds of Indigenous child remains puts a focus on whether the government should acknowledge its past.

Canada slips and slides on genocide

By Malinda Seneviratne In an ideal world, or a flat world if you will (where liberty, equality and fraternity...

Will large, liberal Canada oblige?

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