Archive for June 15th, 2009

Moses of Sri Lanka

Monday, June 15th, 2009

Prof. Hudson McLean Many a country created its own “Moses”. The British – Indian colonial war created Mahatma Gandhi. The WW2 created Sir Winston Churchill to fight Adolf Hitler. The South African Apartheid created Nelson Mandela.. The Tamil Tiger Terrorism created Mahinda Rajapaksa.  The Moses of Sri Lanka! Mahinda Rajapaksa not only saved the Island […]

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World’s richest IDPs – only in Sri Lanka!!!! -INVESTIGATE SOURCE/S OF THE LOOT NOW!!!

Monday, June 15th, 2009

Ramanie de Zoysa For all the reams of paper that has been used to evoke pathos by all and sundry on behalf of the “ƒ”¹…”suffering’ Sri Lankan IDPs in the North absolutely no mention has been or is made of the immense wealth these very “ƒ”¹…”IDPs’ are reported to have deposited into Banks especially set […]

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Assessing the analysis of the University Teachers for Human Rights

Monday, June 15th, 2009

Prof Rajiva Wijesinha Secretary General Secretariat for Coordinating the Peace Process 15 June 2009 The University Teachers for Human Rights has issued yet another report on the situation in Sri Lanka which, as with its previous reports, merits serious attention. I have always admired their commitment and efforts  at objectivity and, even when I disagree […]

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Aim of the LTTE, the bulk of Tamils, Tamil Diaspora and their backers

Monday, June 15th, 2009

Herold Leelawardena  To date, there are over seventy million Tamils that live in India, Sri Lanka and Malaysia. There are more than one million Tamil diaspora that live in the developed world as well. If you talk to any of them, you will feel that they are at a loss of something that Sinhalese have […]

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Re: The Star Editorial – “Sri Lanka Chooses Wrong Target in Rae”

Monday, June 15th, 2009

Don J. Wick Markham Letters to the Editor The Toronto Star One Young St Toronto, ON Re: The Star Editorial – “Sri Lanka Chooses Wrong Target in Rae” Dear Editor,   There was a time that Sri Lanka used to let every international Tom, Dick and Harry – the self-claimed experts on Sri Lanka – to come and […]

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May 19 should be V-day, 2009 the Year of Victory

Monday, June 15th, 2009

by Dayan Jayatilleka Courtesy The Island The warning about the risk of triumphalism came days before the 65th anniversary celebration of D Day, by the leaders of the US, UK and France. In the USA there are annual re-enactments of the battles of the American Revolution “”…” the War of Independence against Britain””‚and of the […]

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Buddhist Maha Vihara in Malaysia launches a fund for Sri Lankan IDP Orphans

Monday, June 15th, 2009

Sumanananda Premseri The Buddhist Maha Vihara Brickfields in Kuala Lumpur launched the Sri Lanka Aid fund to assist some 400 orphans in an Internal Displaced Camp in Northern Sri Lanka. These children are mentally affected by the conflict- traumatized, socially disoriented and psychologically vulnerable.   It is important to reach out to the children as […]

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13 plus in a unitary state -Jayatilleke

Monday, June 15th, 2009

By Rathindra Kuruwita -Courtesy “The Nation” Ever since he was appointed as the Permanent Representative of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to the United Nations at Geneva, Dayan Jayatilleka has been making headlines with his brand of diplomacy which has been both applauded and criticised. While he is basking in the recent victory […]

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The Sri Lanka cricket team and our hopes for the T20 world cup

Monday, June 15th, 2009

By: Mario Perera, Kadawata The ecstasy of the previous three matches gave way to the agony of the last. Lowly Ireland nearly humbled the giant killers that we were. The previous matches were mainly won on the strength of the opening partnerships and of course the inevitably brilliant contributions of the three bowling “ƒ”¹…”M’s; Murali, […]

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Calls For Boycott Of Sporting And Economic Ties With Sri Lanka Will Not Work

Monday, June 15th, 2009

Press Release: New Zealand Society for Peace Unity and Human Rights We have seen recent news reports that a section of New Zealand Tamils supporting the international terrorist organization LTTE has suggested that the New Zealand Government should cancel the Black Caps’ Sri Lankan cricket tour and should also boycott Sri Lankan goods as a […]

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