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Welcome to Koththamalli

Where I share straight facts about events in Sri Lanka, my country of origin, and other topics that inspire me. For those interested in human rights, journalism and the thoughts of a Sri Lankan-Canadian who's lived and worked in different parts of the world. Read on, enjoy and engage.

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Koththamalli is a herbal drink made of coriander seeds, traditionally used by Sri Lankans at the first sign of sickness. Like this strong, bitter medicinal drink, my writing aims to pack a punch, raise awareness, perhaps remedy an ailment or two.

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Shamindrini Sivananthan He closed his eyes and breathed in deeply, remembering the first time he had come to Galle Face. It had been in...

Silencing the Catholics!

Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith, for long preached and waged a strong campaign to return a Rajapaksa-led government to power. He has been an...

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