A requiem for justice in Sri Lanka

[ UPI ]

The country’s population is deeply aware that Sri Lanka is a burial ground for justice. For whatever the reasons, the country’s intellectuals — who are thoroughly aware of this — do not think it worth a fight. Perhaps they know that the fate of the justice system was part of a bigger transformation within the political system. There is nothing the ordinary folk can do, but they do protest in their own simple ways. There is no one to give expression to their frustrations and the injustice that they routinely suffer.There is also the strongly unifying opinion that justice is a superfluous interest and that in the name of the struggle against terrorism justice is not a serious enough issue to be bothered about.

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