About Andy Higginbottom

Dr. Andy Higginbottom is Principal Lecturer in International Politics and Human Rights at Kingston University. He can be reached at a.higginbottom@kingston.ac.uk.

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Student remembrance triggers Tamil rebirth

Strong geostrategic interests in the Indian Ocean may tacitly have condemned the Tamils of Sri Lanka to death on a massive scale in the 2009 aerial bombing of civilans, and ensuing post-war government repression. Recent social movement action in Jaffna shows a groundswell of resistance, but will the world take notice?

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