• Who will get the hangman’s job?

    “Most people approve of capital punishment, but most people wouldn’t do the hangman’s job.” Said George Orwell but in Sri Lanka there are men who are willing to take up the job. The Prisons Department has called upon applications for the post of Hangman “Alugosuwa”, recently and so far received six applications according to the […]

  • Sri Lankan Pablo Picasso in Prison of “Welikada?”

    “Prisoners are also Humans;” this is the motto that is caved in the walls of Braisline Road, “Welikada” Prison, Sri Lanka along with the gigantic painting of a mother and an infant. The talented artist behind the “motherly love” painting is a young man, who had been jailed for drug dealing in April, 1991. This […]

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