Articles by Tisaranee Gunasekara
Freeing the fourth estate
In post-Rajapaksa Sri Lanka there is less restriction on the media.
The spectre haunting Lankan democracy
Will economic austerity come in the way of democracy?
Whither Lankan spring?
What the Rajapaksa comeback spells for democracy in Sri Lanka.
When the worm turns
On 8 January, the dynastic ambition of the Rajapaksas faces an unprecedented challenge.
A garrison state?
Why is the Sri Lankan army running parks, shopping arcades, a vet clinic and a beauty salon?
Conditioned by war
In Sri Lanka, post-war trauma and a militarised peace have created a violent society, with children the worst affected.
Taming the east
In overcoming the Eastern Province’s challenge to their power, the Rajapaksas have browbeaten the judiciary, undermined devolution, and seeded new conflicts.