Archive for June 4th, 2009

Human Rights is Not a Western Invention– Totally

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

Dr D. Chandraratna Perth, W. A The Europeans who are now championing the cause of human rights ought to remember that in their original conception in the West they were not meant to apply to all human beings. By and large they covered only the human beings of European extraction. Even James Mill, the English […]

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CAPTAIN ALI, A SHIP CARRYING ALLEGED LTTE CARGO SEIZED BY SRI LANKA NAVY DURING THE WEE HOURS OF THURSDAY

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana The cargo shop “Captain Ali” which was allegedly transporting some goods belonging to the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) has been seized by the Sri Lanka Navy.  The ship was seized about 100 nautical miles off Sri Lanka’s Western coast .  Naval Media Spokesman & Special Boat Squadron Director Capt. D.K.P. […]

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Ambassador Dayan Jayatilleka responds to UN Human Rights High Commissioner Navi Pillay’s call for International Inquiry:”Mr. President, Sri Lanka does not believe in any attempt to equate the two sides involved in the armed conflict in Sri Lanka.”

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations Office at Geneva Thank you Mr. President, Madam High Commissioner, Madam High Commissioner welcomed last week’s Human Rights Council Special Session “”…” may I echo that with a slight modification “”…” Sri Lanka welcomes the outcome of last week’s Human Rights Council Special Session. We […]

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Was there a plot against Mahinda Rajapakse to stop him from being the President ? The Conclusion.

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

By Charles.S.Perera. The plot against the President Mahinda Rajapakse, and the Government Armed Forces, fizzled out at the special meeting of the UN Human Rights Council held in Geneva on the 27 May,2009. The Western countries remained isolated with 29 countries standing fearlessly against the arbitrary decisions the rich countries of the West think they […]

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THE LOST BATTLE, ………which never fought.

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

Piyal Samarakone – Dubai Dawn of the new era in the country brings us nothing but endless hopes. After a long grim period suddenly we are about to discover the long lost glory. The high expectations are quiet evident but the fact is can we deliver the goods what we contemplate. All these years since […]

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Letter to the Editor of the Times UK

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

Prabath Warusavithana To the Editor 29th May 2009 The Times front page story- Hidden Massacres in Sri Lanka  True analysis of pictures.  It is deeply disappointing that a national paper like you buying in to propaganda terrorism. And even that story is confusing all the way as your article does not support buy photos you […]

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Buddhist memoir “inspirational and compassionate”-USA Today

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

By Stan Goldberg “An Inspiring and Compassionate Guide for all of us.” -Louise Branson, Editorial Writer for USA Today “This is one to read in order to change how you plan on living out the rest of your life.” –Myself.com Read Compete Review “I recommend it for anyone who hopes for connection and joy in […]

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NEW AMERICAN AMBASSADOR

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

L. Jayasooriya Sri Lanka understands with relief that the term of the American Ambassador Robert O Blake has ended and that he has been promoted most probably on the recommendation of Hillary Clinton who is exactly on the same wave length as him. We only regret that he has not been put in charge of […]

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Do not Promote Terrorism in Australia!

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

G. de Silva Dear Ms. Parke, I emailed you my comments on this issue separately but cannot help but make some observations on your reply to Badra.  Your statement (in italics below) is nothing more than saying “ƒ”¹…”you have been naughty little boys and girls’ to the LTTE and stabbing the Sri Lanka Govt. in […]

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Nation Building

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

Jay Deshabandu The twenty-second memorial for the thirty one (31) Aranthalawa Buddhist monks massacred by the ruthless LTTE were held in Aranthalwa recently.  As we express our deep heart-felt sorrows for the monks, and even for all the deaths caused due to the unnecessary war, and “hate-Sinhalese” dogma of Prbhakran and all his allies, we […]

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