M.I.A.: Sri Lanka has ‘same government with different face’

mia at stop tortureM.I.A.: Sri Lanka has ‘same government with different face’[ Channel 4]

Rapper M.I.A. tells Channel 4 News that though she still wants former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa to face a war crimes trial, the priority is getting the country’s Tamils their basic needs. Maya Arulpragasam, the Sri Lankan Tamil recording artist, spoke to Channel 4 News following the defeat of Rajapaksa, a man accused of presiding over war crimes at the end of Sri Lanka’s civil war, in Sri Lanka’s election. [ full story |