Seven months on from the Sri Lankan popular uprising, Janaka Biyanwila looks at how government spin, backed up with state violence, is attempting to keep a lid on popular discontent.
Tamil Oppression Day
The Australian Tamil community and supporters rallied outside the Sri Lankan High Commission on the 75th anniversary of Tamil Oppression Day. Stanley Blair reports.
Protests were organised in Melbourne and Sydney on February 6 to demand an end to the oppression of Tamils and Muslims in Sri Lanka. Chris Slee reports.