ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Sri Lanka : Interim Self-Governing Authority

The Interim Self-Governing Authority (ISGA) proposals are certainly worthy of consideration for a lasting and durable solution to the ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka. However, the devolution of powers sought under the proposals can only be granted to elected representatives of the people of the North and the East, whether in the interim or in the long-term. Therefore, it is time the LTTE transforms itself into a genuine democratic political organisation and subjects itself to public scrutiny by way of referendum or election.

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