Archive for July 20th, 2009

The Sri Lankan “Ethnic” Crisis; Colonial conspiracies, myths and fallacies invented by the Tamils

Monday, July 20th, 2009

Dr. Sudath Gunasekara. (SLAS) President Senior Citizens Movement. Mahanuwara Writing from USA 17.7.2009.It is usually we the Sinhalese who are blamed by the Tamils and the West for the so-called ethnic crisis in Sri Lanka. But very few people realize that the real cause for this tragedy lies somewhere else. The reason d’ƒÆ’†’ªtre, in my […]

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Devolution, Federalism, 13th Amendment & Accords are History in Unitary Island

Monday, July 20th, 2009

Prof. Hudson McLean All the political cooks and crooks of all colours from Great Britain, India, Norway, have been donating their wisdom, with and without an agenda, to Ceylon / Sri Lanka since the independence. Indian engagement led by Rajiv Gandhi in 1987 was selfishly political in favour of the Tamils and the LTTE. And […]

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RAJAPAKSA SAYS RIDICULOUS POWER WHO KILLED ALL MEN ABOVE 18 YEARS IN SRI LANKA IS TRYING TO TEACH US HUMAN RIGHTS

Monday, July 20th, 2009

by Walter Jayawardhana President Mahinda Rajapaksa said yesterday certain powers who killed all young men above 18 years following the great rebellion in Uva Wellassa in Sri Lanka are ridiculously trying to teach us human rights today.  The President said, “They are targeting Sri Lanka for the violations of human rights today to cover up […]

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Portrait of a Disciplined Soldier…………….

Monday, July 20th, 2009

Piyal Samarakone  “Running a peacetime army is quite different. Discipline has to be emphasized. I am very concerned about it,” Right words from a friendly-disciplinarian. The vision of the new commander of armed forces quiet clear & flawless, very much within the expected boundaries of well motivated army. Proving the old saying “all well ends […]

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Re: Tamil tragedy Continues – July 17,2009

Monday, July 20th, 2009

Ira de Silva London, Ontario, Canada To National Post Toronto, Ontario. Re: Tamil tragedy Continues – July 17,2009  I am writing in response to an article by Roy Ratnavale titled “The Tamil Tragedy Continues” published on July 17, 2009. It is a litany of half truths and fabricated statistics that are the hallmark of Tamil […]

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Dayan Jayatilleke too won a “war ” for the President, in the diplomatic front.

Monday, July 20th, 2009

By Charles.S.Perera  It is a contradiction of the President Mahinda Rajapakse, who had on the one hand most rightly promoted the leadership of the Government Armed Forces in recognition of their heroic contribution to save Sri Lanka from the perils of terrorism, and on the other hand to have “sacked” the most distinguished , brilliant, […]

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FESTIVAL OF CRICKET IN THE UK ATTAINED MATURITY AT 21

Monday, July 20th, 2009

By Dr. Tilak S. Fernando Twenty one years ago on a sunny morning, 3 of July in 1989 to be specific, thousands of Sri Lankan expatriates gathered at the Maori Club in a suburb of London, Worcester Park, Surrey, to witness and celebrate what was introduced as the Festival of Cricket (FOC) organised by Six […]

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Regarding The Contentious Attack On One Of Sri Lanka’s Proudest Sons, Dayan Jayatilleka, By A Fellow Sinhalese Expatriate ‘Compatriot’!

Monday, July 20th, 2009

Sunimal Perera Journalistes Sans Frontieres ( Local Chapter) July 20th 2009 It is somewhat disheartening to read Mr C Jayawickrema ~ expatriate armchair critic extraordinaire’s indiscriminate attack on Sri Lanka’s UN Ambassador in Switzerland Mr.Dayan Jayatilleka one of Sri Lanka’s proudest sons and esteemed intellectuals as well as an apointee of President Rajapaksha to the […]

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