Anna Neistat

Foreign Policy In Focus contributor Anna Neistat is a senior researcher for Human Rights Watch’s emergencies division and is a specialist in humanitarian crises.

The Legacy of Abuse in Sri Lanka – Nakba in the Indian ocean

October 19, 2009

This article by Anna Neistat appeared in Foreign Policy in Focus, 16 October, 2009. Thus is publishing it because like the rest of the sane world, I am aghast that the actions of the Sri Lankan government are becoming more sinister by the day. Something should – and could – be done. Hit them where it hurts. The spontaneous outpouring of compassion following the Tsunami generated a wave of cash, much of which was misappropriated. Early signs are that not much has changed following the ‘end’ of the War: loadsamoney... More