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These links are about the island east of the southern tip of India, formerly known as Ceylon: a mix of general links and those about hopes and work for peace in the long-running conflict there.

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I sometimes write about Lanka in my weblog, ObBlog --JohnAbbe

Sections on this page:


News & magazines

Specific articles

Obviously, the arts can be a powerful path to peace.

Organizations in Lanka

Of course there are many more organizations, with and without websites.

Organizations outside Lanka

OfERR - Organization for Eelam Refugees Rehabilitation - largely refugee-staffed organization serving refugee population in India - http://www.oferr.org/

Friends for Peace in Sri Lanka (FPSL, Sinhalese & Tamils in Australia) - http://www.fpsl.org.au/

names/missions sound good, but?:

General

(one project would be to get the following to list more nonviolence/peace/justice-oriented resources)

Lonely Planet travel guide on Sri Lanka -- http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/indian_subcontinent/sri_lanka/printable.htm#history

The Open Directory (a free directory like Yahoo -- http://dmoz.org/ ) has a whole set of categories for:

Native Peoples

Discussion

news:misc.news.southasia , news:soc.culture.tamil & news:soc.culture.sri-lanka

Humor

(not all in "good taste")

Sri Lanka Crazy News -- http://www.crazylanka.com/

Ethniklashistan -- http://www.theonion.com/onion3723/west_bank.html

Older (but quite valuable)

INCORE has an extensive (1997, but updated 2001!) page of links on the conflict in Sri Lanka -- http://www.incore.ulst.ac.uk/cds/countries/srilanka.html

Accord magazine issue on Sri Lanka peace (July 1998 ) -- http://www.c-r.org/accord/sri/accord4/index.shtml

SriLanka FAQ - Old (1995) monthly posting to news:soc.culture.sri-lanka -- http://www.cis.ohio-state.edu/hypertext/faq/usenet/sri-lanka-faq/faq.html

Lines, an on-line magazine - http://www.lines-magazine.org/