Webinar Video — A Reckoning: Holding Perpetrators Accountable in Sri Lanka
On August 9, 2022 one month after tens of thousands of citizens stormed the palace of the Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who is now on the run after fleeing the country, The Oakland Institute and the Politics of Sexual Violence Initiative at the City College of New York held a timely webinar focused on the struggle for justice in Sri Lanka.
Dr. Nimmi Gowrinathan, activist, writer, and scholar, is the founder of the Politics of Sexual Violence Initiative at the City College of New York.
Anuradha Mittal, Executive Director of the Oakland Institute, is the author of several reports on Sri Lanka.
Dr. Kate Cronin-Furman, Associate Professor of Human Rights at University College London, has been a human rights lawyer in New York, Cambodia, and The Hague.
Anushani Alagarajah, Co-Director of Adayaalam, works on public policy issues affecting the Tamil polity in Sri Lanka.
Webinar co-sponsored by the Politics of Sexual Violence Initiative at the City College of New York & The Oakland Institute.
For more background see: Sri Lanka: Time for War Criminals to Face Justice