Skip to main content
Map of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

Socio-economic indicators browse all

More on this country

News Browse all

Sri Lankan military continues to ban Tamil villagers from entering their own land

25 March 2021

The Sri Lankan army and forestry department has continued its ban on Tamil villagers of North Nedungeeni Vedivaithakal in Vavuniya from entering the village.  Although residents in the area have proof of their lands, the army has set up camp in the village and continues to prevent people from…

Vavuniya farmers’ anguish: Sri Lankan Forest Department land grab forces out Tamil villagers

Vavuniya farmers’ anguish: Sri Lankan Forest Department land grab forces out Tamil villagers

29 December 2020

The people of the village of Aasikulam, Vavuniya stressed the hardships caused by the Sri Lankan Forest Department seizing their land earlier this month, with around 50 families stating they had been affected.   One of the villagers said, “We depend on the agriculture to maintain our livelihoods…

China Regains Clout in Sri Lanka With Family Return to Power

China Regains Clout in Sri Lanka With Family’s Return to Power

30 November 2020

Big projects backed by Beijing have gained fresh momentum now that the Rajapaksas have staged a political comeback   COLOMBO, Sri Lanka—China is poised to start building a $13 billion city on Sri Lanka’s seafront, as the island nation located near some of the world’s most important shipping lanes…

Sri Lanka

projects