Monday, March 9, 2009

The Debate: The Tear Drop Civil War

From governance, to civilians, to the larger communities: How does Sri Lanka – and all those affected by the civil war – move on?

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Lenin Benedict is with the Canadian Democratic Tamil Cultural Association.

Rudhramoorthy Cheran is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Windsor. From 1984 to 1992, Dr. Cheran was a working journalist in Sri Lanka.

Anna Neistat is a senior researcher with Human Rights Watch's emergencies division. She is a specialist in humanitarian crises, and works to investigate and expose human rights violations in crisis situations on a rapid-response basis.

David Poopalapillai is director of Public Relations for the Canadian Tamil Congress. He also functions as the national spokesperson for CTC.

Asoka Yapa is a past president of the Sri Lanka Association of Ottawa and past chair of Project Peace for a United Sri Lanka.