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08 Feb 2023
The ongoing economic crisis in Sri Lanka had hampered his marketing job and thus, when he heard he could earn US$1,000 a month at an IT job in Thailand, he jumped at the chance. Little did he know....
05 Jan 2023
Iresha Shyamali was exhausted from a two-day pilgrimage in Anuradhapura.
10 Nov 2022
Although armed with the power of the State and empowered to use force against ordinary citizens, Police is accountable like any organization or any ordinary citizen.
15 Sep 2022
Parliamentarians—so-called supreme legislators—wear white, the colour of peace and purity. But how many of them actually behave as such? In November, 2018, Sri Lankans and the whole world witnessed one of the worst and most disgraceful breakdowns of discipline by lawmakers.
28 Jul 2022
In Palawela Udaniriella, an 8-year-old girl became the victim of Grave Sexual Abuse committed by no stranger, but by her grandfather’s brother,
28 Jul 2022
Malik Sachinthana’s dreams of becoming a lawyer were shattered when his application to enter a university was rejected by the University Grants Commission despite obtaining a Z score well above the required minimum.
07 Apr 2022
When the lights went out on March 31 many Sri Lankans would hardly have been surprised. Rationing of electricity has grown commonplace in recent years, particularly since March of this year, when a foreign currency shortage produced a fuel crisis and reservoir levels fell owing to dry weather.
30 Mar 2022
In 2001, Thushari from Veyangoda Bandaranayake Madya Maha Vidyalaya was not permitted to sit for her GCE Advanced Level General English....
23 Mar 2022
For thousands of young girls across Sri Lanka, their wedding is a far cry from happily ever after as parents marry off their daughters....
02 Feb 2022
The failure to promptly open and carry out a criminal investigation into the 2012 Welikada riot, despite having strong....
02 Dec 2021
Japan has long been internationally criticised for its refugee recognition and its prolonged detention of foreign nationals seeking asylum or overstaying their visas.
22 Sep 2021
A Financial Cancer Spreading Through Sri Lanka Again...
29 Jul 2021
When a child is physically harmed or sexually abused, the ideal response is for Doctors to treat injuries, therapists to counsel the child, law enforcement officers to arrest the offender, and Attorneys to prosecute the offender.
20 May 2021
It was around 11 a.m. when Wishma started struggling to breathe. In her solitary confinement, she groaned in pain for hours before falling silent near 1.30 p.m.
25 Feb 2021
The images and videos are distressing. Non-consensual sharing of intimate images and privacy breaches began to cause problems several years ago. But, it has never been this bad. Sexual content of Sri Lankan girls, even as young as 15 years old, keeps growing exponentially on the internet, preying on countless victims.
14 Jan 2021
Environmental destruction under political patronage is not new in Sri Lanka. Although the bio-diverse wetland in Bellanwila-Attidiya is beyond measure, and officially protected since 1990 as a bird sanctuary, it appears that its protected status is no longer sufficient.
25 Nov 2020
Some unregulated online lenders are remotely taking control of phones of those unable to repay loans, misusing personal and confidential data of the borrowers, threatening to leak photos...................
02 Sep 2020
To have received her son’s death certificate on the day she brought him to the world — exactly 37 years ago — was the hardest experience for British national Maryanne India Beare.
22 Jul 2020
The death penalty and sentence of life in prison are sentences which ensure that an offender will never be able to rejoin civil society.
02 Jul 2020
Hospital waste management is an important environmental and public safety issue, due to the infectious and hazardous nature of the waste.
01 Jun 2020
Since the COVID-19 pandemic struck, thousands of Sri Lankan migrant workers are left with no job, no money and no way....
13 Feb 2020
Colombo’s skyline is rapidly changing with apartment constructions that cost millions of dollars. But, are they complying with planning and construction regulations? An investigation by Eye has revealed violations in the planning and construction of apartments in the Colombo District, which have become far too commonplace.
30 Jan 2020
Forest destruction due to fires has become a serious problem in some regions in Sri Lanka, especially in areas like Beragala, Haputale of the Badulla District.
18 Dec 2019
A coffin was rolled out of the arrival area of the Bandaranaike International Airport. Inside was the remains of twenty-four-year-old Ganushka Madumal who drowned in South Korea in a boat accident. Madumal, who had never swum in Sri Lankan seas, was working in a fishing vessel in Korea. He was not even wearing a life jacket at the time of the accident.
27 Sep 2023