Category: Confronting

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The disaster interior us: Confronting Sri Lanka’s past

At first, the tall, brooding silhouette at her doorstep was unrecognisable. After more than three decades, Sellaiah Manoranjan, an ex-Tamil fighter, has returned to a house in Jaffna where he and his family sought refuge from the Sri Lankan military. He reminds his Sinhalese host of the time she risked her own safety by offering…