Publications

THE GREAT DAYS OF COLOMBO COFFEE TABLE BOOK By ASIFF HUSSEIN

The Great Days of Colombo is by far the most comprehensive book on the City of Colombo, for long the grandest metropolis in the far-famed island of Ceylon, now Sri Lanka.   This profusely illustrated and compelling work tells the story of how Colombo originated from very humble beginnings as a simple Moorish port to become what it is today, …

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Book on ‘Dying While Muslim’ in Masked Sri Lanka’

by Lukman Harees, Launched in the UK

Book on ‘Dying While Muslim’ in Masked Sri Lanka’ by UK-based Sri Lankan author, writer and Human Rights activist Lukman Harees, was launched at the Sri Lankan Muslim Cultural Centre (SLMCC)  in Harrow, UK on Sunday 5th December 2021.The book was published by Peoples Rights Group,(PRG),UK  which focusses on human rights issues in Sri Lanka. This book outlines a comprehensive …

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‘No Comment!…And Don’t Quote Me On That.’

About The Book The United Nations, whose primary mandate is international peace and security, enjoyed some of its lighter moments when the “glass house by the east river” was occasionally rattled with loud laughter. Did Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev bang his shoe on his desk to attract the General Assembly president’s attention during the October 1960 session? And, as rumor would have it, …

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Keeping the Peace: Writings and Reflections on Peace-Building in Sri Lanka

Editor: Asiff Hussein    Publisher: Muslim Women’s Research and Action Forum Pages: 102   Price: Rs.500 This work is a collection of essays and thoughts on peace-building in Sri Lanka by the leading peace advocates and activists of our times.  The book is a particularly timely release as Sri Lanka emerges from the shadow of a nearly thirty year civil war and …

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