Sri Lankan Government Defends Press Freedom
24th November 2010
The initial request to the BBC to apply some of its investigative techniques to Mr David Miliband's attempts to shore up a terrorist cause was made before the revelation in Wikileaks of his personal motives for indulging potential voters by critiquing Sri Lanka.
A selection of interviews by Prof Rajiva Wijesinha. They cover his work as Secretary General of the Secretariat for Coordinating the Peace Process, as Secretary to the Ministry of Disaster Management and Human Rights, as Chairman of the Council of Asian Liberals and Democrats and currently as a Member of the Sri Lankan Parliament.
A discussion about developments in Sri Lanka since the new government took office in April 2010.
A discussion about the UN Secretary General’s appointment of a panel to advise him regarding Sri Lanka, and a protest about this in Sri Lanka.
Discussion on the report issued by the International Crisis Group about Sri Lanka, and an analysis of the motivations of some ICG officials and their earlier intrigues.