Category: Book Review

Confluence February 2019 issue

Confluence February 2019 issue Editorially Speaking Dear readers, This issue is a special issue for us even though it was delayed for many reasons. We try very hard to release each issue on time and we thank all our writers who have sent their work on time. I am really pleased to say that for…

MEMOIR OF A MAGNIFICENT MEDICINE MAN

Reginald Massey’s review The inhabitants of India were always reluctant to ‘cross the black waters’ but the vast British empire welcomed, indeed enticed, Indians to work in distant parts of the planet, from the Fiji islands to the West Indies, from Natal to Guiana. Hence the far flung Indian diaspora which on the whole has flourished. Mr Biswas started…

Brian Senewiratne’s ‘Sexual Violence Against Tamils In Sri Lanka’

  By Charles Ponnuthurai Sarvan I’ve never met the author (hereafter sometimes referred to as BS), a medical doctor long settled in Australia, but have heard of his reputation as a human-rights campaigner fighting against discrimination and injustice, be they based on ‘race’, religion, caste or skin-colour. Among the recognition he has received is the…

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