Aneela Shahzad

Understanding the Sri Lanka Civil War in regional and global perspective

Understanding the Sri Lanka Civil War in regional and global perspective

The people of Sri Lanka have a long and bitter history of colonial rule extending for almost four and a half centuries from 1505 to 1948. The Portuguese, the Dutch and the British each took their turns in enslaving the island. The invaders crushed the local kingdoms and persecuted the Sinhalese and the local Tamil […]