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Sri Lankan policemen look on as Tamil pro-government activists take part in a demonstration outside the UN offices in Colombo on March 10, 2014, to protest a proposed US-led UN resolution to investigate Sri Lanka for alleged war crimes. (Lakruwan Wanniarachchi/AFP/Getty Images)

When Will Sri Lanka End Its Silence?

It's obvious the situation in Sri Lanka has improved since the end of the civil war, but the government’s loftier and more consequential promises remain unfulfilled, writes Bhavani Fonseka. more
A fisherman casts his rod in the surf in Colombo, Sri Lanka on September 30, 2013. (Lakruwan Wanniarachchi/Getty Images)

Photo of the Day: Making a Catch in Sri Lanka

A fisherman casts his rod in the surf in Colombo, Sri Lanka on September 30, 2013. (Lakruwan Wanniarachchi/Getty Images) more

Photo of the Day: A Furniture Vendor in Sri Lanka

A man carries kindergarten furniture for sale on his shoulders as he walks in Colombo, Sri Lanka on September 28, 2013. (Lakruwan Wanniarachchi/AFP/Getty Images) more
Fishermen stand on the end of a rock jetty in Colombo, Sri Lanka on September 30, 2013. (Lakruwan Wanniarachchi/Getty Images)

Photo of the Day: Fishing in Sri Lanka

Fishermen stand on the end of a rock jetty in Colombo, Sri Lanka on September 30, 2013. (Lakruwan Wanniarachchi/Getty Images) more
A woman walks past colorful paintings for sale on the roadside in Colombo, Sri Lanka on September 28, 2013. (Lakruwan Wanniarachchi/Getty Images)

Photo of the Day: A Vibrant Sale in Sri Lanka

A woman walks past colorful paintings for sale on the roadside in Colombo, Sri Lanka on September 28, 2013. (Lakruwan Wanniarachchi/Getty Images) more
People make their way up and down the steps of Kelyani Temple in Sri Lanka on August 3, 2013. (Humans & Elephants/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Life in Motion in Sri Lanka

People make their way up and down the steps of Kelyani Temple in Sri Lanka on August 3, 2013. (Humans & Elephants/Flickr) more