Friday, September 29, 2006

Children's voices for peace

Jeyanthi Hemamali (11) from Matale sings "Smile While Live" a theme song for the Universal Children's Day along with her friends: More Pictures

Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Refugees among refugees

People who have no place to stay, decided to stay on the streets, in Kantale - More Pictures

Monday, September 25, 2006

Sunday, September 24, 2006

Friday, September 22, 2006

People's Voices for Peace

People in Sri Lanka celebrated International Peace Day with demonstrations, prayers, and inter religious programmes throughout the country on September 21 st 2006.

People of all walks of life in Sri Lanka want peace. They think peace is a distance dream, but speaking out without fear on Peace day is imporatnt to them; because they think the more silent they are - the worse they have to face in the future - More Pictures

Thursday, September 21, 2006

International Peace Day

International Peace Day was celebrated in Sri Lanka on September 21st 2006. Women for peace and democracy organized an hour long demonstration at the Lipton Circus. More Pictures

Uppuveli Fishermen

Uppuveli has a beautiful beach. Aqua sports such as wind surfing, rowing used to take place in the Uppuveli beach earlier. But due to the situation tourists arrivals are less than year before according to the hoteliers in this area.

The beach is empty with some fishermen from Kanniya come here to fish. They neither stay long in the sea nor shore. They try to sell the fish on the shore, and leave home as quickly as possible. They stay almost twenty kilometers away from the sea. More Pictures

Saturday, September 16, 2006

"I do not earn enough income to take care of my family. Life is becoming ver difficult here" says Mohamed Thalith (70), a shop keeper in Kinniya. More Pictures from Kinniya