Sri Lanka,” she said, “is a country where critical voices are quite often attacked or even permanently silenced.
The 2013 Chogm takes place in Colombo, Sri Lanka, from 15 to 17 November.
I made three trips to Sri Lanka during this ceasefire, including two to cover the tsunami, which struck the island in 2004.
But the message belies the squalid reality of Sri Lanka under his rule.
Prince Charles spent over £400,000 on a trip to Sri Lanka, then a tour of India.
Were there any crazy stories filming in Sri Lanka and Antigua for Rio?
Why did Sri Lanka add to its human rights problem by destroying the independence of its judiciary?
We got better value for our money shooting it in Sri Lanka than in a studio in North London.
This week, from a childhood interrupted by war in Sri Lanka to the glory days of food reviewing.
M.I.A. cited her experiences living in Sri Lanka during its brutal 25-year civil war as her inspiration for the video.
large island southeast of India (known in English until 1972 as Ceylon), from Lanka, older name for the island and its chief city + Sanskrit sri "beauty" (especially of divinities, kings, heroes, etc.), also an honorific prefix to proper names, from PIE root *kreie- "to be outstanding, brilliant, masterly, beautiful" (cf. Greek kreon "lord, master").
Note: A British colony since 1796, the island became independent in 1948.