Tag: Sri Lanka

  • Case of the Day: Devi v. Rajapaksa

    The case of the day is Devi v. Rajapaksa (S.D.N.Y. 2012). The case arises out of the long and bloody civil war between the Sinhalese majority and the Tamil minority in Sri Lanka. The plaintiff, Vathsala Devi, is the widow of Thurairajasingham, also known as Colonel Ramesh. The defendant, Mahinda Rajapaksa, is the President of […]