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sri lankan

  • n  a native or inhabitant of Sri Lanka
  • a  of or relating to Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) or its people or culture
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  • ‘On Sal Mal Lane,’ by Ru Freeman
    A looming civil war threatens to engulf the multiethnic Sri Lankan street of Ru Freeman’s novel.
    June 21, 2013 - New York Times
  • Sri Lankan media code threatens free speech: rights group
    COLOMBO (Reuters) - The Sri Lankan government's proposed code of ethics for the media is a threat to free speech, New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Wednesday. The code calls for censorship of material affecting foreign relations, promoting "anti-national" attitudes or undermining the integrity of the executive, judiciary and legislative branches of the state. The HRW said the ...
    June 19, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Sri Lankan-born author Kretser wins top Australia literary prize
    (Reuters) - Sri Lankan-born author Michelle de Kretser won Australia's top literature prize on Wednesday, awarded the Miles Franklin award for her novel "Questions of Travel" that follows two people on separate journeys. She was chosen from a shortlist of five writers, all of whom were female, to win the A$60,000 ($57,000) prize. Also on the shortlist were Romy Ash, Annah Faulkner, Drusilla ...
    June 19, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News

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