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About Niran Anketell

Niran Anketell is a lawyer practicing in Colombo, particularly in the areas of human rights and constitutional law. He worked at the International Co-Prosecutor’s Office of the ECCC [Khmer Rouge Tribunal] in Phnom Penh and as a Human Rights Fellow of the Center for Global Justice and Human Rights, New York. Find him on twitter @nirananketell

Articles by Niran Anketell

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Clare Sambrook

Clare Sambrook, investigative journalist, co-edits Shine a Light.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Action on justice facilitates political solutions to conflict

Taking decisive steps towards accountability will be critical to reconciliation in  Sri Lanka before frustrations rise again.


Hijacked justice? Truth and reconciliation in Sri Lanka

After decades of civil war, Sri Lanka is looking to South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission to provide a model for post-conflict justice. But will this work in Sri Lanka, or will it lead to impunity for war criminals?

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