Marga Institute - Centre for Development Studies

Seminar on the numbers game

Seminar on the numbers game

– A Seminar titled “The Numbers Game” -Politics of Retributive Justice was held on the 16th of May 2013

– A follow up Seminar on the “THE NUMBERS GAME: collective atonement and moral accountability and responsibility of a Nation” was held on the 6th of June 2013

Continuing on the series of Seminars on “Truth and Accountability and Post War Reconciliation”, the Marga Institute hosted a seminar titled “The Numbers Game – Politics of Retributive Justice” on the 16th of May 2013 at the Marga Auditorium. It was a presentation of a study done by a Diaspora group called iDAG-S on the civilian casualties during the last stages of the 30 year ethnic war. The study was presented by Dr. Godfrey Gunatilleke, Chairman Emeritus of the Marga Institute, to a group of Civil Society Organizations, Peace Advocates and Humanitarian Workers. The focus of the seminar was to discuss the way forward in order to establish and build sustainable peace and reconciliation.