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Posts Tagged ‘Sri Lanka’ (2 found)

Ramifications of Recent UN Actions for Burma

The United Nations Security Council has recently intervened in internal conflicts in Libya and Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), stressing the urgent need to protect civilians at risk. In only a matter of weeks, the UN Security Council has invoked the responsibility to protect twice, requiring the international community to intervene when a country fails to protect its own citizens. Does this suggest that the pattern of Security Council intervention in internal conflict is changing? Could this thinking translate into protection for civilian populations in other countries such as Burma? […]

April 21, 2011  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Buddhists and Christians in Sri Lanka: a postcard for democracy in Myanmar

The group Friends of the Third World (FTW) yesterday held a lunchtime protest outside the Myanmar Embassy in Colombo, to protest against the dictatorship and demand the release of democracy leader Aung Sang Suu Kyi and many other political prisoners […]

May 27, 2010  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤