Polity Volume 7, Issue 1, pp.14-17 (Download PDF)

Nipunika Lecamwasam’s article draws our attention to the critical question of how a transitional justice agenda is to progress in the context of competing visions for the reconciliation process. Lecamwasam thereby directs our attention to the difficulties of developing a Transitional Justice agenda that could satisfy the aspirations of the Tamils while mitigating the concerns of the Sinhalese majority.

Transitional Justice in Post-war Sri Lanka: Dilemmas and Prospects - Nipunika O. Lecamwasam by Social Scientists' Association on Scribd

To encourage more critical debate and discussion, the Editors have chosen to close the comments sections for these articles. Readers interested in critical engagement with the views of the author are encouraged to write short responses (200-400 words) that may be carried in the Letters section of the next Issue of Polity. Such letters can be sent to the Editors, by emailing polity@ssalanka.org.