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Salma Yusuf is a Visiting Lecturer, Masters in Human Rights, University of Colombo and University of Sydney; Visiting Lecturer, Bachelor of Laws, University of Northumbria – Regional Campus for Sri Lanka & Maldives; LL.M, Queen Mary, University of London; Queen Mary Scholar 2008-2009; LL.B (Hons), University of London. She provides legal and policy advisory services on both national and international programmes in the fields of human rights law, transitional justice, comparative social justice, and peace-building. She has authored publications for the Sri Lanka Journal of International Law; the Seattle Journal for Social Justice; the Complutense University of Madrid; the Institue of Human Rights; and the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Email: [email protected]


Articles by Salma Yusuf :

Sri Lanka: If Implementation Is The Answer, What Is The Question? – Analysis

In Sri Lanka’s post-war context, two national mechanisms have been put in place. First, the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission

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A Human Right To Development: Moving Beyond The Rhetoric

By Salma Yusuf and Jennifer Woodham It is argued – and generally accepted – that although there has been observed

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Sri Lanka: Democratizing Reconciliation, From Rhetoric To Reality – OpEd

Whoever said that demand must drive supply was certainly not talking about reconciliation. However, the relevance and applicability of the

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Sri Lanka Foreign Policy Challenges: Diplomatic Honeymoons Or Unbridled Engagements? – Analysis

A widely held belief among the populace is that the discourse on foreign policy remains the sole prerogative of those

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The Resilience Of The Human Rights Norm In An Era Of Counter-Terrorism

The Resilience Of The Human Rights Norm In An Era Of Counter-Terrorism, seeks to explore the tensions arising from the

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Worldwide Movement To End Human Violence Launched – OpEd


Many people are concerned about wars being fought in various parts of the world. Others are motivated by images of

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Sri Lanka: The Potential And Promise Three Years After The End Of War – OpEd

As Sri Lanka makes its way from a phase of post-war to post-conflict, the potential, the challenges and the successes

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Draft National Policy On Reconciliation: Sri Lanka – Working Document

By Prof Rajiva Wijesinha and Salma Yusuf Office of the Presidential Advisor on Reconciliation, Presidential Secretariat, The Government of Sri

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Sri Lanka: Developing The Private Sector’s Social Conscience – Analysis

A Stabilization Strategy for Good Governance and Economic Statesmanship Is there a change of heart among business leaders? Can the

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