Archive for August 19th, 2009

NORWAY AMBASSADOR ATTACKS BAN KI MOON FOR THE WAY HE REACTED TO SRI LANKA MILITARY MISSION AGAINST TAMIL TIGER TERRORISTS

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana A top secret report written to Norway’s Foreign Ministry by a country’s senior diplomat and leaked to the newspaper Aften Posten has severely attacked the UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon for what is generally believed for not toeing the line of the West. Among the many things he has been criticized […]

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PANDAMONIUM REIGNED AT UNP MEETING WHEN MANGALA SAMARAWEERA STARTED SPEAKING ABOUT LTTE COMBATANTS IN IDP CAMPS

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Pandemonium reigned at an opposition United National Party (UNP)meeting at Kurunegala yesterday when Mangala Samaraweera was hooted down and was compelled to stop his speech. Ultimately the United national Party Deputy leader karu jayasuriya’s efforts to calm down the vociferous members of the meeting to stop their boos had to be given […]

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R2P – latest acronym for neo-colonial interventions

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

By H.L.D. Mahindapala Delivering the Eighth Neelan Tiruchelvam Memorial Lecture at the International Centre for Ethnic Studies (ICES), Colombo, on July 29th 2007 Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group (ICG), has in his characteristic eloquent style clinically analyzed and described the new instrument of international intervention needed to prevent future “Holocausts and Cambodias and Rwandas […]

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Human Rights Watch Is Stepping Out Of Line In Criticizing Canada’s Approval Of the IMF Loan!

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

LankaWeb Editorial August 19th 2009 A recent item in the Toronto Star by Human Rights Watch ~ representative Jo Becker captioned “Canada missed opportunity to right Sri Lanka’s wrongs” may  be a bold instigation urging Canada to take an anti Sri Lankan Government stance while also sounding sympathetic towards the huge anti Sri Lankan Government […]

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RESETTLEMENT OF DISPLACED CIVILIANS ACCELERATES IN SRI LANKA

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

Embassy of Sri Lanka Washington DC USA New figures released by the government of Sri Lanka show that the number of displaced people living in government-run welfare centers has dropped by nearly 50,000 as people continue to return to their homes. According to the Ministry of Disaster Management and Human Rights, the welfare centers housed […]

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Meeting with American Tamil Diaspora & Statement on Sri Lanka

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

Ira de Silva London, Canada Mr. Robert Blake Assistant Secretary of State, South & Central Asia State Department Washington,D.C. U.S.A.  Dear Sir:   I have written to you in the past when as Ambassador in Sri Lanka you were doing what you could to help the Tamil Tiger terrorists (LTTE), projecting an attitude that your mandate was to “instruct” the […]

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Malcolm Ranjith and his Catholic Establishment – Wolfs in Sheeps clothes

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

Nimal Tissa Wijetunga We as Sri Lankans can very well remember the speeches, press conferences and discussions given by Malcolm Ranjith as Bishop of Ratnapura during the period of 2001 “”…” 2005. The comments given by him during those speeches are full of distorted facts and specifically related with Ceasfire Agreement entered by the BIGGEST […]

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Gangarama Dayaka sabhawa donated Rs.10 million to the “Mahinda Rajapaksa Country Development Fund”

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

By Janaka Alahapperuma Dayaka Sabhawa of Gangarama Viharaya, Hunupitiya, Colombo-2 donated Rs.10 million to the newly established “Mahinda Rajapaksa Country Development Fund” at Temple Trees recently. Members of the Dayaka Sabhawa officially launched the Fund and handed over the donation to the President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the ceremony. Symbolically this Fund was inaugurated by Chief […]

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