1 Article by: Abarna Selvarajah

Abarna Selvarajah is a Canadian advocacy officer with People for Equality And Relief in Lanka. She is a MA student in the Social Justice Education program at the Ontario Institute for Social Education, University of Toronto.

Authoritarianism Is on the Rise in Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and his brother, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, have been implicated in egregious human rights violations against Tamils in the country, including accusations of crimes against humanity and genocide. Yet rather than being held accountable, the Rajapaksas are actually consolidating their ethno-nationalist agenda.