Archive for September 12th, 2009

DEADLIEST TERROR OUTFIT WAS ELIMINATED FROM SRI LANKA BY DISREGARDING DICTATES AND PRESSURE OF SUPER POWERS – PRESIDENT RAJAPAKSA

Saturday, September 12th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana President Mahinda Rajapaksa told his ruling Sri Lanka Freedom Party electoral organizers that his government being an administration of one of the tiniest nations of the world was able to eliminate one of the deadliest terrorist outfits on earth by disregarding pressure and dictates by certain superpowers. Addressing the electoral organizers of […]

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‘War Crimes’ on America.

Saturday, September 12th, 2009

Chaminda Tilakumara I am amazed at why the United Nations organisation not brought any charges of “ƒ”¹…”War Crimes’ on America. These “ƒ”¹…”War Crimes’ have been committed over a period of half a century and it continues to this very day. I am wondering if any of the Human Rights organizations (HRW would do) and specifically […]

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“Speaker Hits Out at Foreign Missions”-A Few Comments

Saturday, September 12th, 2009

By Darmitha An article which appeared in the front page of the “Daily Mirror” of 12th September 2009 titled “Speaker Hits Out at Foreign Missions” in which is stated that Speaker W.J.M. Lokubandara is recorded as having stated that “there is serious harassment in the form of fingerprinting. Our Prime Minister had also been put […]

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Professor Wijesinha’s interview Channel 4-video and transcript

Saturday, September 12th, 2009

http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid1184614595?bctid=39593167001 The spokesman for Sri Lanka’s ministry of disaster management responds to claims that his country was involved in human rights abuses and extra-judicial killings. A transcript of Krishnan Guru-Murthy’s interview with Professor Rajiva Wijesinha of the Sri Lankan ministry of disaster management. KGM: You’ve been urged by the international community to investigate human rights […]

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WITH A CLEAR CONSCIENCE – Reflections by Comrade Fidel

Saturday, September 12th, 2009

Fidel Castro Ruz I would not have wished to utter any harsh criticism against any of the companies that manufacture medical equipment, whose profits do not derive from the production of weapons to kill, but from the combat of diseases, suffering and death. That is why I have always treated all of them with respect, […]

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OPEN LETTER TO AUSTRALIA’S FM STEPHEN SMITH WE HAVE NO FAITH WITH INGO’S

Saturday, September 12th, 2009

By Stanley Perera Australian High Commissioner, Colombo. Please deliver this letter to Australia’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Stephen Smith. Hon. Stephen Smith, You are asking Sri Lanka government to allow International Agencies in to the IDP’s camps. First of all we wish to know if that is a request or an order. Whatever it is, I […]

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Is India Gearing Up for a Nuclear Test?

Saturday, September 12th, 2009

Momin Iftikhar Given the backdrop of the recently concluded Indo-US Nuclear Deal, the chorus of concerned voices emerging from India “”…” and US, lamenting the purported “qualitative and quantitative” improvements in Pak nuclear arsenal is loaded with implications; worrisome not only for Pakistan but for the entire Region. Two reports originating in the US have […]

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World Bank Ratings on Business and the Enemy Within

Saturday, September 12th, 2009

Prof. Hudson McLean The recently published World Bank Rating on Doing Business-; http://www.doingbusiness.org/EconomyRankings/ plunges Sri Lanka to a pathetic 105 position,  but better than India at 133 position, with Singapore as No:1, out of 183 listings. On the bureaucracy and corruption, Sri Lanka might rate in the Top 10. During the immediate recent past, several […]

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Visas… facts are..

Saturday, September 12th, 2009

Sri Lanka News We have been receiving many reports of the UK visa saga and the Minister’s response to it-. “As to why the FM denied the media report in Parliament, We sort of understand, but would not wish to comment on the reasons”. But the facts are as follows – Consistent with the usual […]

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SRI LANKA’S PACT WITH THE DEVIL

Saturday, September 12th, 2009

Concerned When Sri Lanka appointed J R Jayawardena to establish a Dharmishta society it made the biggest mistake in her history. The people blinded by a promise voted for a man who was described by the Historian James Rutnam thus This kind of politician self comes first, country means nothing He is dangerous, God save […]

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