Tag Archives: reintegration

Re-planting Mutual Mistrust

N Sathiya Moorthy, The Sunday Leader, Colombo, 4 May 2014  Some of the Tamils’ politico-diplomatic successes, particularly in Geneva-2012, owed to the manipulated and calibrated public mood in the south Indian State of Tamil Nadu, which influenced their competitive polity and Government … Continue reading

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What Sri Lanka must know about South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission

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 “No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love … Continue reading

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Youngsters from Velvettithurai visit Parliament

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  A group of young persons from Velvettithurai visited Parliament on October 18 during a visit to the South arranged by the Rotary Club of Colombo Mid-Town. The programme was arranged by Pushpi Weerakoon, of the Reconciliation Office, and the … Continue reading

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Ambassador Jayatilleka attends French-Sri Lankan Diaspora Youth Workshop in Paris

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  Members of What’s Next! On October 27th, 2012, Ambassador Jayatilleka was invited to participate as a special guest at a French-Sri Lankan Diaspora youth workshop on “Post-War Reconciliation Dialogue for a Sustainable Peace”. Also present on this occasion were … Continue reading

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Promoting healing and reconciliation

Monday, 17 June 2013 22:35 |  The Cooperative Hall, Kilinochchi was the venue for a gathering of nearly 450 women, men and children from the dioceses of Jaffna, Mannar, Kandy, Badulla, Kurunegala and Anuradhapura who met together for a healing … Continue reading

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Former cadres given second chance on sports field

By David StephensView(s): Since the conclusion of the war, vast reserves of sporting talent, both in the North and East of the country, have been uncovered at a rapid rate, as areas that were previously inaccessible are now tentatively embracing … Continue reading

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The Role Of Ex- Combatants In Reconciliation

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By Shakya Lahiru Pathmalal  The path towards rehabilitation It is estimated that nearly 11,000 former LTTE cadres that either gave themselves up or were captured by the Sri Lankan Army at the end of the war in May 2009. According to Major … Continue reading

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