@Outlook Magazine: Artful Democracy

While regime change in Sri Lanka is welcomed, its democratic merits cannot be celebrated just yet

As the old guard in Sri Lanka was dramatically toppled in the recent presidential elections, best wishes were offered not only to the opponent, Maithripala Sirisena, but to a hopefully imminent resuscitation of a suffocated democracy.

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One Drop of Blood

A fictionalized account of torture, and the intrusive search for information. We surrendered to the Army in waves. There was a palpable relief that one act of the horror show in the theater of war was over. But we were terrified of our saviors. Exhaustion was ignored as everyone became suddenly alert, and obedient. We…

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