Sri lanka and S Guide - Resources and Review

News and views from the homeland of Eelam Tamils, North and East of Sri Lanka.
Basic reference information about Sri Lanka, including details of geography, people, economy, government, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues. Geographical information includes area, population, flag, maps, high and low points, co
ordinates, boundary length, border countries, climate, land use and natural resources.
Basic reference information about Sri Lanka, such as area, capital, population, population density, geography, language, religion, time zone, history and government, plus business and social information, including details of accommodation, addresses, climate, regions, travel, visas, passports, money, health and public holidays.
Detailed handbook describing the history of Sri Lanka and analysing its political, economic, social, and national security systems and institutions, the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors. Particular attention is given to the people who make up the society, their origins, dominant beliefs and values, common interests and the issues on which they are divided, and their attitudes toward each other and toward their social system and political order.
A catalogue of all the languages and dialects spoken in Sri Lanka, with details of the numbers of speakers of each language. Also some demographic data such as rates of literacy, blindness and deafness.
Listing of political resources relevant to Sri Lanka, with links to parties, organisations, government, media and results of recent elections, where available.
Detailed assessment of human rights practices in Sri Lanka. Topics assessed include torture, arbitrary detention or exile, fair public trial, freedom of speech and press, freedom of assembly, movement and religion; democratic rights, worker rights, and discrimination based on race, sex, religion, disability, language, or social status.
Report of a study assessing the state of knowledge about gender inequality and trade, informing the development of policy in this area, and identifying areas for future policy relevant research. Reviews existing research on gender and trade, and provides case studies for Ghana, Uganda, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Jamaica. PDF.
Set of maps taken from the Indian Ocean Atlas published by the CIA, covering the Arabian Sea Islands, the French Southern and Antarctic Lands, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (India), Christmas Island (Australia) Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia), Comoros, the Maldives, Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion, the Seychelles, Sri Lanka and Zanzibar.
Annotated index to newsgroups, mailing lists, maps, news sources and other resources relevant to conflict in Sri lanka.
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