Rukshana Rizwie is a journalist and editor based in Colombo, Sri Lanka. She is presently the News Editor at the Daily News, which is Sri Lanka’s national daily newspaper. She has over 16 years of experience as a journalist and international correspondent covering the war against the Taliban while in Saudi Arabia and the War against the LTTE in Sri Lanka. She holds a postgraduate in International Relations.Her most recent work appears in a book published by the Global Initiative Against Transnational Crime “Faces of Assassination” which was launched recently.
In the fourth part of the Handbook of Terrorism Prevention and Preparedness, the authors explore the interaction between prevention and preparedness. These chapters explore what can, and what has been done, ranging from early warnings to the prevention of cyber-terrorism. The full table of contents can be found here. The Handbook consists of five parts. […]
How has the media landscape changed in the past decades? And to what extent has this been affected by the change in governments throughout the years? The latest report in the Strategic Communications project seeks to answer these questions. Furthermore, it delves deeper into the culture of media reporting on terrorism in Egypt. This report […]
The casualties caused by armed violence in Mali have increased fourfold between 2016 and 2019, with young people being among the most affected by the situation. Although many initiatives have been launched to prevent and counter violent extremism in Mali, there remains a gap in understanding the interplay of factors that lead persons—especially young people—to support […]