Archive for July 10th, 2009

Fuel and fire: A Tamil homeland backed by 13-A

Friday, July 10th, 2009

C. Wijeyawickrema “A Sinhala police officer cried when Tamil IDPs died in the camp.” “Sinhala doctors cried when a Tamil IDP child died in the camp.” Words of TNA MP Padmini Sidambaranathan in Parliament on July 7, 2009, she herself crying twice  Which is the master?        “Which came first, the chicken or the egg?” […]

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AN AIRPORT ORDEAL – Promoting Tourism OR Chasing Tourists Away?-Chairman International Chamber of Commerce

Friday, July 10th, 2009

By Dr. Tilak S. Fernando “In any other country the person in charge will apologise for any delay and beg pardon from passengers. In Thailand they will first worship passengers. That is why they get 12 million visitors a year; we beg the world to get 300,000. These are the people who come to your […]

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Canada offers to partner Sri Lanka in Post Conflict Development will be met with warm welcome by the Sri Lankan Diaspora in Canada.

Friday, July 10th, 2009

By Noor Nizam, Sri Lanka Peace Activist and freelance journalist. Hamilton , Friday 10th., July 2009.  During the final stages of the bloody military conflict between the LTTE cadres and the brave soldiers of the Sri Lankan army in the jungles of the Wanni, specially on May 16 blighted all hopes of any International intervention […]

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MALWATTA MAHANAYAKA THERO TELLS IDPS IN THE NORTH THEY WILL BE RESETTLED IN THEIR ORIGINAL VILLAGES BUT SAMARAWEERA TELLS LONDON SINHALESE WILL BE SETTLED IN THE NORTH TIPPING OFF ETHNIC BALANCE

Friday, July 10th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana The most venerable Thibbotuwawe Sri Siddhartha Sumangala Thero, Mahanayaka of the Malwatte Chapter of the Siamese sect visited the IDP Welfare Center in Settikulam in Northern Sri Lanka, Friday July 10 and assured the inmates that they will be resettled in their original villages as soon as possible.  The Mahanayaka of Malwatte, […]

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INDIA SAYS SRI LANKA HAS NO PLANS TO PUT UP A MILITARY BASE AT KATCHATHEEVU ISLET

Friday, July 10th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana India has intimated that Sri Lanka does not have any plan to establish a military base in the island of katchatheevu .  When Communist Party of India MP D. Raja raised the question in the India’s Upper House of the Parliament, the Rajya Sabha, Minister of External Affairs S. M. Krishna said […]

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UN and LTTE Child Soldiers

Friday, July 10th, 2009

Dr.P.A.Samaraweera, Australia The UN in a statement this week has asked the government to ensure that children released by armed groups have access to care, protection and re-integration programmes. It had also stressed that the government should, “… ensure the identification, release and rehabilitation…. in accordance with international standards…’  In fact, these child combatants were […]

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