Gehan Gunatilleke is an attorney-at-law, and a senior partner at the Colombo-based law firm LexAG. He is a post-doctoral fellow at Pembroke College, University of Oxford, with expertise in constitutional law, media law, and ethno-religious violence.
The ICCPR Act, modelled on an international human rights treaty meant to prohibit national, racial and religious hatred, has been distorted in Sri Lanka to punish blasphemy and target minorities
Feb 07, 2023
Forced migration, “development” pressures, political neglect and the climate crisis have assailed the Maldives’ less-populous atolls, eroding the country’s identity and driving thousands to the capital
Rampant ethnic chauvinism of the kind that has shattered Manipur’s civil society is ingrained in communities across the Northeast
In ‘Sovereigns of the Sea’, the histories of Omani sultans in the age of empire speak to the interconnectedness of Southasia, West Asia and East Africa
G20 summit in Delhi, new allegations on the Easter Sunday bombings, the return of Nawaz Sharif and more
September 2023 - Updates and analysis from around the region