Sri Lanka: Declassified

  Declassified files on SriLanka/Ceylon show long standing UK complicity in repression and war crimes, especially in helping to brutally quell rebellions in 1971 and 2008/9. Documents ‘US embassy cables: Foreign Office says Miliband’s concern for Sri Lanka humanitarian crisis driven by UK electoral calculations’ (US Embassy, UK, 7 May 2009) Articles ‘Exclusive: Secret Documents […]

The UK’s Conflict, Stability and Security Fund: Diverting Aid and Undermining Human Rights

Report for Global Justice Now (December 2017) The UK government’s Conflict, Stability and Security Fund (CSSF) raises all kinds of questions about the future of UK aid, the nature of the UK’s relations with states abusing human rights and the government’s openness with the public. Established in 2015, the CSSF is a £1 billion annual […]