Archive for September 17th, 2009

LTTE TO FUNCTION UNDER A FRONT CALLED PTGTE

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana The US based Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) leader has announced that the LTTE proposed Provisional Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (PTGTE) will function as an organization of the Tamil Diaspora. In the United States, UK, and Canada where there are large communities of Sri Lankan Tamils and where the LTTE […]

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“OPPOSITION IS PUBLISHING PAID ADVERTISEMENTS TIMED AT VISIT OF UN OFFICIAL TO GET INTERNATIONAL STRICTURES AGAINST THE COUNTRY” -The President

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana The Opposition in Sri Lanka is organizing paid advertisements in English newspapers alleging a certain activist has received a threatening letter by mail timing the arrival of a United Nation’s official to get restrictions against Sri Lanka imposed alleged President Mahinda Rajapaksa addressing a public meeting. “The ulterior motive of these advertisements […]

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Lynn Pascoe should be treated as a US representative, not UN

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

Ajit Randeniya  The Western propaganda machine, the BBC, The Guardian, Al Jazeera and all the “ƒ”¹…”wire services’ Reuters and Agence France-Presse (AFP) in particular, have gone wild with anticipation following the announcement of Lynn Pascoe’s visit to Sri Lanka. As usual, they lied to the world by suggesting that the purpose of the visit was […]

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A Conspiracy of/in Silence

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

Dr D Chandraratna, Australia Much has happened in Sri Lanka in the four months after the demise of the LTTE. No more blood letting, no more claymores’ and no more needless loss of lives. There is more economic activity, people movement, protests, social and cultural activities and a sense of sheer freedom and relief among […]

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Government of Sri Lanka Responds to Prof Philip Alston on Channel 4 Video

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

Media Release Ministry of Disaster Management and Human Rights 17 September 2009 The Government of Sri Lanka welcomes the media statement issued today (17) by Prof. Philip Alston, Special Rapporteur on extra-judicial, summary or arbitrary executions, in which he now acknowledges that the report which was shared with him by the Government leads him to […]

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Champions of Terrorism in The World

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

By Darmitha Interesting developments are taking place around the world in western & Christian circles in the name of humanitarianism in relation post-LTTE war in Sri Lanka which reveals how much they are still licking the wounds of defeat at the hands of Sri Lankan Combined Armed Forces. Now the biggest issue that all of […]

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Statement of Prof Rajiva Wijesinha, Secretary to the Ministry of Disaster Management and Human Rights responding to the Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

Ministry of Disaster Management and Human Rights Sri Lanka welcomes the statement of the Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict, and registers again its gratitude that Ms Coomaraswamy made crystal clear, when other branches of the UN seemed to condone this, her condemnation of the LTTE for breaching national and international law in its […]

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LSE ACQUISITION OF LANKA BASED MILLENIUMIT MEANS INDIAN SUBCONTINENT IS FLEXING MUSCLES WITH EUROPE SAYS FINANCIAL TIMES

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana The London Stock Exchange (LSE) acquisition of the Sri Lanka based MilleniumIT, a company founded by Tony Weerasinghe is a sign that technology groups in the Indian subcontinent are flexing muscles globally, winning business from under the noses of better-known companies in Europe said Financial Times. Writer Jeremy Grant in the financial […]

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BRITISH RETAILERS SAY IN ONE VOICE : DO NOT HURT UK RETAILERS AS WELL AS THE SHOPPERS BY REMOVING TRADE CONCESSIONS TO SRILANKA

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Britain’s Retailer’s Website urged the European Union not to do away with the GSP Plus concessions to Sri Lanka and hurt british retail traders and customer’s alike who are enjoying the sales of good quality but cheap Sri Lankan garments. The blog said,”UK retailers are calling on the European Commission not to […]

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Sri Lanka: Allow the IDPs return home

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

Asoka Weerasinghe  Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 . Canada September 16, 2009 Bishop John Arnold Diocese of Westminster V aughan House 46 Francis Street London SW1P 1QN Dear Bishop Arnold: I have just read a Reuter’s report which said: “Bishop John Rawsthorne of Sheffield and Bishop John Arnold of Westminster call […]

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Legitimate Tamil national grievances & Tamil homeland?

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

Anura Senenviratna, Dr MB Ranatunga, Asanka Haradasa, Sumith Silva, Sapumal Watteaarachchige, Ira Mediwake, Ranjith Wijetunge, Dhanapala Godagangdeni (for expat Hela team). 12 Sep. 09  Legitimate Tamil national grievances & Tamil homeland?  Within the Island Country identified as Sri Lanka the rhetoric about “Tamil grievances”, “Tamil homeland struggle”, “Tamil aspirations”, “Tamil language”, “Tamil rights”, “political solution […]

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HEAD OF UNITED NATIONS REFUGEE AGENCY PROMISES FURTHER ASSISTANCE TO SRI LANKA

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Antonio Gutteres, head of the United Nation’s Refugee Agency promised Sri Lanka that the agency would further help the island nation in the process of caring and resettling the Internally Displaced Tamil civilians in the North. The United Nation’s High Commissioner for Refugees did this pledge when Sri Lanka’s Minister of Disaster […]

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HEAD OF UNITED NATIONS REFUGEE AGENCY PROMISES FURTHER ASSISTANCE TO SRI LANKA

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Antonio Gutteres, head of the United Nation’s Refugee Agency promised Sri Lanka that the agency would further help the island nation in the process of caring and resettling the Internally Displaced Tamil civilians in the North. The United Nation’s High Commissioner for Refugees did this pledge when Sri Lanka’s Minister of Disaster […]

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RAHUL GANDHI AVOIDED LAND TRAVELLING DURING HIS SOUTHERN INDIA TRIP DUE TO THREAT POSED BY THE TAMIL TIGERS

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana One reason All India Congress Committee Secretary Rahul Gandhi conducted his Southern India trip recently by costly air trips was the threat posed by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE)assassins , the Indian intelligence services have indicated. The Hindu newspaper said that the heir to the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty avoided land travelling […]

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Channel 4 video:

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

BY Dr. U. B. Gunasinghe These days you can not find any news on Sri Lanka without hearing even little bit of Channel 4 faked video. I have seen this on many news outlets and I can not understand why the West can not see the truth. I may be wrong but I want highlight […]

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