Charani Patabendige

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Charani LCM Patabendige is a Research Assistant and an Acting Research Analyst at the Institute of National Security Studies (INSS), the premier think tank on National Security established under the Ministry of Defence. The opinion expressed is her own and not necessarily reflective of the institute or the Ministry of Defence.

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Challenges Faced by UN Peacekeepers

Peace is a pivotal factor for any society to prosper and exist. Peace allows security, well-being, and stability. Peace is the bedrock of human...

Human Security Perspectives on Hate Speech

As readers of this article, including myself as the writer, we have all likely encountered hate speech, sometimes without even realizing it. The way...

Unleashing the Potential of Political Literacy for Informed Participation: Lessons learned from “Aragalaya 2022”

According to Bertolt Brecht, "The worst illiterate is the political illiterate; he doesn't hear, doesn't speak, nor participates in political events. He does not...

Whistleblowers: the Unsung Heroes

Whistleblowing is a bribery and corruption prevention strategy that does not receive the credit it deserves. In fact, rather than relying exclusively on laws,...

Voicing Against Disinformation

In the digital era, information dissemination is not an arduous task. Information can reach many places even multiple times. However, not all information that...

Human Security Implications of Online Hate Speech against Women: the Barrier to Women’s Political Participation

Madam Sirimavo Bandaranaike, a Sri Lankan was the first female Prime minister in the world. Her beloved daughter, a Sri Lankan politician Chandrika Bandaranaike...

Cyberwar, Netwar: The Untouchable and Unpredictable

Territorial integrity, sovereignty and non-interference are salient features of a just and secure state. For a state to exist, compete and survive in the...

Food Insecurity: The Current Crisis

Sri Lanka is facing hardships immensely. People are struggling to fulfill their basic needs and they have sacrificed their mid-term goals and long-term goals....

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