Archive for May, 2009

The Human rights Groups Guilty of Irreparable Damage to the Good Name of UN

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Dr D. Chandraratna Western Australia Now that the clamour of the Human rights watchers terror campaign against the democratically elected government of Sri Lanka is history for all intents and purposes it is time to evaluate the outcomes. I submit to the readers that the trial is over, the verdict of the bystander jury against […]

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The Odd Group -Tamil Diaspora

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Wilfred Fernando Melbourne From the recent events and from the media, what we can surmise without any kind of doubt is that the group highly distressed by the demise of the LTTE is the group brandishing themselves as Tamil diaspora (There are many other ethnic group live in many Western countries but any hardly care […]

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FAILED EELAM TO TRANS-STATE NATION:A Potential Clash between Nation and States?

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

By Shelton A. Gunaratne©2009 Tamil immigrant communities and the diaspora, spurred by the Tiger activists who have established a complex network of associations as fronts for “tax” collection and promotion of Tamil nationalism, appears to be now focusing their attention on setting up a trans-state nation, something akin to a worldwide Tamil Nadu, a far […]

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International Ahmadiyya Convention in Qadian concludes.

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

AHMADIYYA MUSLIM JAMA’AT – SRI LANKA To mark the closing event of the celebrations of the Centenary of Ahmadiyya Khilafat (Re-Establishment of Spiritual Leadership) the three day (25th, 26th and 27th May 2009) International Convention of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community concluded yesterday at Qadian, Punjab, India.  The Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, Hadhrat Mirza […]

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INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY’S RESPONSIBLITY FOR THREE DECADES OF RAVAGE CAUSED BY LTTE

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

By Don Wijewardana The three decade history of terrorism in Sri Lanka is not only a history of so much bungling by so many elected leaders of the country, but also a history of how so many Western governments, international organisations and NGOs were fooled for so long by LTTE. International community which promoted LTTE […]

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The Tamil Diaspora and Related Matters in the Aftermath

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Dr Donald Chandraratna Australia Reading the exhortations of the Tamil Diaspora who are now crestfallen it is time to reflect on their agitation around the European countries. This is an opportune moment to grasp the hidden motives because what happens from now on by way of reconciliation and reconstruction is implicated in this cacophony. Many […]

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THE LAW AND SINHALESE

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Eranga Jayasinghe Your Majesty our King Mahinda Rajapakse, we owe you our souls for the brave war for freedom and bring back the Law to our nation. We have won the game just as we have being continuing this war for more than 2000 years.  After been introduced Buddhism to the island nation in the […]

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Watch out! LTTE is dead and gone, but the other road map of ‘Elam Enterprise’, the ‘Federal Solution’ is very much alive. Part 2

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Herold Leelawardena Apparently, Indian Politicians tell our government that it is not the war but power sharing is the way to solve our ethnic problem. However, very few Sinhalese believe there is an ethnic problem in this country. Tamils say there is a problem but they cannot say what it is in broad sense. I […]

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Righting the wrongs or wronging the rights?

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Bandula Kothalawala Like the LTTE protagonists abroad who defiantly scoffed at the news of their leader’ ignominious death at the hands of the Sri Lankan armed forces, some governments in Europe, still smarting from self-inflicted bruises, do not seem to accept ground reality and are now clutching at another straw. It does seem that the […]

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Poachers turned game keepers: US and EU War Criminals have no moral authority

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Ajit Randeniya How quickly can things change?   In 2006, US and Israel were the only “rogue” nations in the UN General Assembly who voted against the resolution to create the UNHRC.  Later, realising that they were missing out on a valuable tool of destabilisation of the developing world, the US joined the body exploiting […]

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JANE’S DEFENCE WEEKLY SAYS LTTE IS NOW DEFUNCT AND QUOTES UN OFFICIAL AS SAYING “WITHOUT PRABHAKARAN THERE IS NO LTTE.”

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana The Jane’s Defence Weekly said all parties agreed that the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) as a conventional fighting force has now become defunct.  The magazine quoted UN spokesman Gordon Weiss as saying , “Without Prabhakaran there is no LTTE.”  The piece written by the magazines Asia Pacific Editor, Trefor Moss […]

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Can we expect justice from UN -Vijay Nambiar, chief of staff to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon had close links with world dealiest terrorist Organisation LTTE

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,,25530957-25837,00.html  Slain Tamil chiefs were promised safety IT was a desperate last phone call but it did not sound like a man who would be dead within hours. Balasingham Nadesan, political leader of the Tamil Tigers, had nowhere to turn, it seemed. “We are putting down our arms,” he told me late on May 17 […]

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HAS THE UNHRC TURNED TO DEMORATIC TERRORISM TO PENALISE SRI LANKA.

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

By Noor Nizam, Sri Lankan Canadian Peace Activist (Canada) – 27.05.2009. The cessation of the fighting in Sri Lanka marks the welcome end of a prolonged and brutal war. But it also creates a major issue of immediate concern.  The major issue is the critical plight of the hundreds of thousands of civilians in the […]

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Editorial: The Way Forward in Sri Lanka

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario .Canada May 26, 2009 The  Editor  EMBASSY  Ottawa Sir: “ƒ”¹…”The Way Forward in Sri Lanka’ is what every Sri Lankan in Sri Lanka as well as abroad is looking forward to.  What is expected is now that we have won the terrorist war, we all want […]

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Letter to Editor from Mohan New South Wales Australia

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Mohan Hi Friends, I write this with a lot of sadness, relief and hope, form what has happened in the past few months. As a Tamil speaking Sri Lankan, (and proud to be one) I deeply feel that together, we can build the burnt bridges and pave a path to peace, happiness, equality and prosperity […]

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Willful damaged done to Sri Lankan State by Prof. Francis A. Boyle

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Ugith Jayamanna May 26, 2009Dear All Sri Lankan/Leading Sri Lankan News editors, Dear Sir/Madam, As you may be aware that Tamil Net (www.tamilnet.com), mouthpiece of LTTE propaganda mill, is in a habit of quoting and referencing to articles, public speeches, letters, etc. of professor at Illinois Law colleague in USA. Prof. Boyle has, according to […]

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BBC Hardtalk – May 25,2009 on Sri Lanka

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Ira de Silva London, Ontario, Canada Hon. Des Brwone, M.P. British Parliament London, U.K.   Dear Sir:   I am writing to you regarding your discussion on Sri Lanka on the BBC programme Hardtalk dated May 25,2009. I noticed that you still consider yourself as Britain’s “special envoy to Sri Lanka” even though that attempt by the […]

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The LTTE & the Tamil Diaspora have fooled their own people

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Shenali Waduge With every advance made by the military it was obvious that the Tamil Diaspora was getting more & more agitated. Thus the acid attacks, the vandalism to the Sri tLanka High Commissions, attacks on Sinhala businesses & even Buddhist temples were not spared.   Why is it that only POOR TAMILs – those […]

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JANE’S DEFENCE WEEKLY SAYS RUSSIA TO SUPPLY MILITARY HELICOPTERS AND OTHER WEAPON SYSTEMS TO SRI LANKA

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Jane’s Defence Weekly quoted Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa as saying that Russia has agreed to supply military transport helicopters and other weapons systems to Sri Lanka.  The London based magazine in its May 27 issue said that a Ministry of Defence spokesman confirmed to the magazine that the deal had been agreed […]

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The Grund Norm of the Victory at War -The Activism of Rohitha Bogollagama – Convincing the International Community

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Dr.Levins T.C.Rajaratnam* Everywhere there were sounds of victory, celebrations, cheering and congratulatory messages from one end to another. Everyone acknowledged our Leader His Excellency President Mahinda Rajapakse which was very important, the Army that too was important, the Defence Secretary that too was very important and others who deserve recognition, but in the confusion one […]

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Myth of Prince “Diyasena” proved to be correct

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Tilesh Dear Friends, Please read this article below about Prince Diyasena or Diyasena Kumaraya on Sunday Observer dated 24th February 2008 by Sajitha.  http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2008/02/24/imp02.asp  Now, who is Diyasena? Many people have many times thought many people to be Prince Diyasena. But what I find interesting is that the present day Diyasena is none other than […]

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Reports By Dean Nelson from Sri Lanka May 26,2009

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Ira de Silva London, Ontario, Canada The Editor Daily Telegraph London, U.K. Dear Sir: I have just read the latest report dated May 26, 2009 by D. Nelson from Trincomalee, Sri Lanka where he now quotes un-named aid officials, human rights campaigners and politicians accusing the Sri Lankan government of “ethnic cleansing”. His reports are […]

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RANIL WICKRAMASINGHE SEVERELY CRITICISED FOR PROPOSING TO END EMERGENCY REGULATIONS AND ACT AGAINST TERRORISM

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Two government Ministers criticised Opposition and UNP leader Ranil Wickremasinghe for stating that the government should immediately give up implementing the Emergency Regulations and the Act against Terrorism which was passed by the legislature against the terrorist activities of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in the 1980’s  Addressing the parliament Minister […]

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Challenges of restoring peace and prosperity in the wake of defeat of LTTE. A point of view

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

Dr Sudath Gunasekara (SLAS) Now the LTTE at home is physically no more, I crave your attention on this article as a mere point of view of a citizen who tries to pen few ideas that occur to his mind, with a view to bringing long term political stability and lasting peace and prosperity to […]

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Anti-Sri Lanka Proposal by Israel at WHO defeated – ‘Pot calling kettle black’

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

Dr.P.A.Samaraweera Last week at the 62nd General Assemly of the World Health Organisation Israel had brought forward a proposal calling for the UN and WHO to send a high profile team to investigate into Human Rights violations by the Sri Lankan government under the pretext of launching war on terrorism. This had been defeated by […]

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THE CAKE AND THE NUKES

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

ALI SUKHANVER Once my grandma baked a cake, covered it with a lid and put it in the kitchen window for drying. I still remember her crying, “Be vigilant, the rats might drag the cake to their hole.” Now, when I am a grown up man, I hear the “ƒ”¹…”grandpa’ crying, “Be vigilant, the terrorists […]

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THIS IS A JOKE

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

Malin Abeyatunge The Anglo Saxon group (ASG) of the UN Human Rights Council has convened a special session to discuss charging Sri Lankan Government and the LTTE for war crimes. This is a joke. The terrorist conflict is totally an internal affair of Sri Lanka which she has dealt with it in the manner the […]

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Foolishness or cunning – indiscriminate allegations about civilian deaths

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

Prof Rajiva Wijesinha Secretary GeneralSecretariat for Coordinating the Peace Process (SCOPP) 26 May 2009 We are told that the UN claims that about 7,000 civilians have been killed in fighting between the Sri Lankan forces and the LTTE over the last few months. It is also claimed that 16,700 have been wounded, “ƒ”¹…”according to a […]

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A mystery solved

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

Prof Rajiva Wijesinha Secretary General Secretariat for Coordinating the Peace Process When the delegation of British MPs visited Sri Lanka earlier this month, the hostility of the Conservative Party representative was disconcerting. Reports in the Daily Mail indicating that John Bercow is Labour’s favoured candidate for the vacant position of Speaker of the House may […]

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Hypocrisy and duplicity at its best!

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

Strategist What a world? It looks like some countries would like to have a “bit of terrorism” in the Indian Ocean. Is it “divide and rule” or destabilize and exploit? Have the British, the US and their supporters considered the likely outcome if Sri Lanka had not fought fire with fire? What would have been […]

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