Archive for May, 2009

Time to counter misinformation campaign effectively

Sunday, May 31st, 2009

S. Akurugoda. Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickramanayaka addressing the mass rally at the Parliament grounds called upon to appoint a Presidential Commission to probe the activities of the LTTE and its shocking caches of sophisticated arms and ammunition. During the humanitarian operation and thereafter, the Security Forces exposed the magnitude of the LTTE’s underground arsenal and […]

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The British Times tabloid is sinking deeper in its mire of lies

Sunday, May 31st, 2009

Ajit Randeniya Following the failure of the lie-based “20000 civilian casualties in Sri Lanka” campaign to produce the impact they hoped for, the Murdoch-owned Times has now sunk even deeper in the foul smelling mire they created. In an apparent attempt to “ƒ”¹…”explain’ their lie, they posted on their website (on 30 May), two of […]

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WHY ? A Letter to Swiss Ambassador

Sunday, May 31st, 2009

Ganesha David Dear Sir You are living in Sri Lanka. Did it really look to you that our Government went about shooting people. There may have been people caught in between but are you so backward not to recognize the difference between sentiment and intent ? Is it humanly possible for a Government to think […]

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OBSERVER OF LONDON SAYS AT AMBEPUSSA REHABILITATION CENTER FORMER LTTE CHILD SOLDIERS ARE TREATED WELL BY GOVERNMENT

Sunday, May 31st, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana The Observer of London reported how about 20 soldiers of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) were trying to take away a 16 year old girl down with chicken pox but prevented by her parents informing them about her illness. The girl told newspaper that she was later taken away at […]

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A Pact with the Devil himself

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

Bandula Kothalawala London N7 British diplomats, licking their self-inflicted wounds from the 11th Special Session of the UN Human Rights Council on Sri Lanka, must have felt a tremendous sense of relief to learn that a pack of hyenas from the British media have already pounced on their elusive quarry. The Times, after detailed research […]

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ACCUSATIONS AGAINST SRI LANKA ON CIVILIAN DEATHS: DELIBERATE & MISCHIEVOUS-MILITARY NECESSITY TO ERADICATE TERRORISM

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

By Dr.Levins T.C.Rajaratnam* The Universal Declaration on Human Rights is not limited in scope to ensuring the observance of human rights by Governments alone. The Declaration has a far wider purpose: the observance of human rights by all governmental and non-governmental alike. Article 3 of the Universal Declaration, which requires that everyone has the right […]

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Watch the Special Session on Sri Lanka

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations Office at Geneva Now on UNHRC archived webcast http://www.un.org/webcast/unhrc/archive.asp?go=0111 After several days delay and protests from the Sri Lanka mission in Geneva, the webcast of the special session on Sri Lanka has now been uploaded to the archives of the UN Human Rights Council. Upon […]

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MAVIL ARU TO SWAT VALLEY AND NEXT ?

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

Piyal Samarakone We set the example for others to follow although it’s not palatable for the West. But the truth remains, as the way it should remain, the double standard and insecure West not willing to accept, simple because preface is from a tiny Buddhist nation. Our sincere believe Pakistan will come out victorious just […]

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“To care for him who has borne the battle and for his widows and orphans”.

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

Lalin Fernando Kalubowila, Dehiwala 10350 Sri Lanka 1. Introduction The contract between the soldier and the state is unique. It is “ƒ”¹…”You must do your duty even at the cost of your life. If you should die in doing your duty the state will look after your wife and children’. Despite this in 1983 when […]

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All this is fleeting

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

THOMAS A. MARKSThe Courtesy Kathmandu Post History and geography have left Nepal a very imperfect state in search of a nation. As Sri Lanka has been given a second chance, Nepal has been given an opportunity to become a nation-state When a victorious general was granted a “Triumph” in ancient Rome — a parade through […]

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Prabhakaran did not use his parents as a human shield- Northern Tamils

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

Government Information Department As power struggles wage between factions of the LTTE overseas with Kumaran Pathmanathan alias KP attempting to grab the leadership of the now defunct LTTE, Tamils living in the Northern part of Sri Lanka are vehemently opposed to any presence of a renewed LTTE terror or democratic outfit again ,reports reaching Colombo […]

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UN Stinks with Nambiar & Holms Alliance with Interpol Fugitive Kumaran Pathmanathan (KP)

Friday, May 29th, 2009

Malin Abeyatunga In the Past, UN blundered when Ex UN Secretary General Koffi Annan, conveyed condolences to a LTTE terrorist leader Kaushalyan who was killed by the armed forces; Then Alan Rock in a subtle attempt to appease LTTE terrorists blamed the GoSL for liaising with para military group without being able to substantiate his […]

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Navy Pillay’s Charge Sheet against Sri Lanka and the hypocrisy of the West.

Friday, May 29th, 2009

By Charles.S.Perera The war in Iraq and Afghanistan continues without an end in view. America and the West are apprehensive of another attack by the Al Quaida terrorists, without any knowledge of which Western Capital would be their next target .  In Afghanistan the Western high power nations with supposed to be well experienced Armed […]

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Navi Pillay – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Friday, May 29th, 2009

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario May 30, 2009 The Editor (Letters) THE OTTAWA CITIZEN Sir: The report that “The United Nations human rights chief (Navi Pillay) took the extraordinary step Thursday of seeking to override a decision on Sri Lanka by the world’s body’s top rights assembly”, confirmed my hunch that […]

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The spiritual dimension of Ealam or the watering of the unholy with the holy

Friday, May 29th, 2009

By Mario Perera, Kadawata It was Anton Balasingham who bore the tag of “ƒ”¹…”LTTE theoretician’. What that meant, in the final analysis was that he was a glorified spokesman of the terrorists. He was called Dr.A.B, although we know he did not have a doctorate. Even if he did… so what ? In the world […]

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It is time to declare war on the spies using UN cover: Bhune, Weiss and Castellano

Friday, May 29th, 2009

Ajit Randeniya The war is not over yet; there are few other enemies to fight! It is becoming obvious-by-the-day that the so-called UN representatives in Sri Lanka, Neil Bhune Gordon Weiss and ICRC’s Paul Castellano are not UN employees at all. They may be getting paid by the UN (yes, those fat UN salaries), but […]

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What the independent Western media will not investigate

Friday, May 29th, 2009

Prof Rajiva Wijesinha  Secretary General  Secretariat for Coordinating the Peace Process 28 May 2009 The special session on Sri Lanka has come and gone, though interested parties such as the Dutch Foreign Minister seem determined to continue on an adversarial path. Nothing can be done however about those with political agendas, and though it is […]

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Bernie Dwyer, Radio Havana Cuba Interview with Leonard Weinglas

Friday, May 29th, 2009

New York 4th May 2009 As we near the May 28th, the date the US government will file its papers opposing the Supreme Court taking the case of Gerardo Hernandez, Ramon Labanino, Antonio Guerrero, Fernando Gonzalez and Rene Gonzalez, known worldwide as the Cuban Five, Leonard Weinglas, representing Antonio Guerrero and part of the defense […]

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DAYA MASTER GIVES A VOLUNTARY CONFESSION BEFORE A COLOMBO MAGISTRATE

Friday, May 29th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Daya Master alias Velaudan Dayanidhi , former media coordinator of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) has made three hour long voluntary confession before a Colombo magistrate revealing important information, sources in Colombo said. The Confession not open to the public was done in the magisterial chambers of Magistrate Nishantha Hapuarachchi […]

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LAXMAN KIRIELLA IN ANOTHER CONTROVERSY OF INSULTING THE ARMY

Friday, May 29th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Information Minister Anura Priyadarshana Yapa said the United National Party members continue to insult the country’s valiant armed services and issue statements underestimating their achievements.  Yapa charged that UNP senior parliamentarian Laxman Kiriella who was in a big controversy some years back after stating , “Any fool could go to war,” referring […]

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Vandalizing the Canadian Mission in Colombo

Friday, May 29th, 2009

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario .Canada May 29 , 2009  The Editor (Letters) THE OTTAWA CITIZEN Sir: Although not reported in The Ottawa Citizen the news has reached me that the Canadian High Commission in Colombo had been vandalized by an angry mob, and I am saddened an angry at this […]

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INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE TALKS ABOUT COLOMBO JOURNALISTS WHO WERE IN THE PAYROLL OF THE LTTE TERRORISTS

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Inspector General of Police Jayantha Wickramaratne said several journalists , mostly Sinhalese, were in the payroll of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) thickly involved in the insurgency , according to some latest investigations of the police.  The Sri Lanka Police Chief revealed the startling information when interviewed by Sudarman Radaliyagoda […]

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GEOPOLITICS DROWNS SRI LANKA’S TAMILS: The great game

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

By M K Bhadrakumar  Monday, May 25, 2009, Courtesy Deccan Herald Sri Lanka snubbed Washington by rejecting the US offer to dispatch a naval force to provide humanitarian assistance.  The strange line-up of the member countries of the United Human Rights Council (HRC) for or against Sri Lanka at the special session of the body […]

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We really welcome assistance of our friends who stood by good standards- Prof. Wijesinha

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations Office at Geneva Right of Reply of Prof. Rajiva Wijesinha, at HR 11th Special Session on Sri Lanka 26-27th May 2009 It is an emotional moment today, because for the first time in many years we talk on behalf of the entire nation, all our […]

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PROBE AND PUNISH THE TRAITORS, THE PLAIN-CLOTHED TERRORISTS.

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

A.A.M.NIZAM – MATARA All anguish, misery and anxiety that engulfed this nation for the last thirty years due to erroneous and vacillating policies of past rulers are over. The so-called undefeatable , ruthless, astute terrorist gang has been completely annihilated and wiped out from this precious soil within a short span of two years and […]

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A bridge between Sri Lanka and the World, a bridge between Sri Lanka’s past and its future

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations Office at Geneva 27 May 2009 Sri Lanka’s Ambassador Dayan Jayatilleka speaks at the recently concluded 11th special session of the UN Human Rights Council. The Resolution submitted by Sri Lanka and co-sponsors was adopted with a convincing majority of 29 for and 12 against […]

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Fears that Sri Lanka to occupy the north

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Vajiragnana Warnakulasuriya Melbourne, 98088763 Refers to the article: http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,25197,25542821-25837,00.html At the outset you heading imply Sri Lanka is a different country that is going to occupy NORTH. What a cockeyed statement is this, North, South, East & West of that country is SRI LANKA!  This country has just eliminated the local leaders of LTTE and […]

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Upper hand!

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Daya Thulnathissa A wounded soldier…lying on the sick-bed, thinks to himself “Why they are so partial Behaving arrogantly…not knowing the real background of the conflict Targeting deliberately at us…. Chasing behind while trying to dominate There Motivation is to put us down The so called international community is behaving sometimes like ku-klux klans Mounting pressure […]

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Jack Layton wanting the second Emergency debate on Sri Lanka

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario .Canada May 28, 2009 Hon. Peter Milliken, MP Speaker of the House of Commons Ottawa  Dear Speaker Milliken: I was stymied and flabbergasted with the insistence of Jack Layton, the Leader of the New Democrats presenting another petition in Parliament on May 27, wanting to convene […]

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Statement made by Hon. Mahinda Samarasinghe, Minister of Disaster Management and Human Rights at the UN Human Rights Council Special Session on Sri Lanka on 26 May 2009 in Geneva

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations Office at Geneva Excellencies, Friends, We are focusing on Sri Lanka at a time when the 30 year conflict which has affected our country so negatively has come to an end. Mr. President, I heard a little while ago from the previous speaker about conflict […]

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