Archive for September 23rd, 2009

Visionary Warnings In Hindsight Need To be Heeded As The Nation Re-Builds! Fictitous Captions About Human Rights Violations Need To Be Trashed!

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

Insight By Sunil Kumar Sept 24th 2009 In response to recent item captioned English, Peace and Conflict, Politics, Post-War by Dr. P. Saravanamuttu where he suggests somewhat prudently that”The war it seems is not over, the international conspiracies to save Prabhakaran and the LTTE are now said to have morphed into a conspiracy to destabilize […]

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DON’T CRY FOR US……..IDP’S

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

Dr D. Chandraratna, Australia The so called international community and a few disgruntled Sri Lankan NGO’ voices are making a mockery out of the situation of IDP’s again. Once the Channel 4 Video allegation melted into thin air along with Mr Solheim and Professor Alston the IDP issue is back on the agenda. Surely, there […]

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Ranaviru Contributions by Australians

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

Kithsiri de Silva  Spokesperson Western Australian Society for Peace, Unity & Rehabilitation in Sri Lanka (WASPUR) Inc 23 September 2009 Editor Lankaweb Dear Sir, Patriotic Sri Lankans in Australia, through WASPUR in Perth have contributed over SLRs 25 lakhs for the welfare of our Ranaviruwan and their families in the last two years. Their latest contribution […]

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BEFORE THE LTTE MILITARY DEBACLE ON MAY 19 NEITHER PRABHAKARAN NOR HIS SON CHARLES ANTHONY WAS WORRIED SAYS HINDUSTAN TIMES

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Days before the military debacle of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE)both the terrorist group leader V.Prabhakaran and his son Charles Anthony were not worried about the coming disaster as they pinned hopes about the United States coming to their rescue. The Hindustan Times said quoting an unnamed Sri Lankan military […]

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Right of reply exercised by Prof Rajiva Wijesinha Secretary of the Ministry of Disaster Management and Human Rights To issues raised under Item 3 of the Agenda of the Human Rights Council: Civil, political, economic, social, cultural rights and right to development

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

Ministry of Disaster Management and Human Rights Sri Lanka is disturbed by the intervention of a single Non-Governmental Organization that detracted from the generally high standard of debate under this Item in pursuing its relentless vendetta against the Sri Lankan state. In the present context of seeking reconciliation however it seems best not to respond […]

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Statement of Prof Rajiva Wijesinha Secretary of the Ministry of Disaster Management and Human Rights in the general debate under Item 4 of the Agenda of the Human Rights Council: Human Rights situations that require the Council’s attention

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

Ministry of Disaster Management and Human Rights Sri Lanka appreciates the concerns about Sri Lanka expressed by countries participating in this debate and records its appreciation, with regard to our efforts to recover from the damage caused by terrorism, of the support and assistance of our neighbours and friends who stood by us in our […]

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Right of Reply exercised by Prof Rajiva Wijesinha Secretary of the Ministry of Disaster Management and Human Rights to issues raised under Item 4 of the Agenda of the Human Rights Council: Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

Ministry of Disaster Management and Human Rights Sri Lanka regrets the disinformation purveyed by some Non-Governmental Organizations in the course of the debate on Item 4 of the Agenda of the Human Rights Council. Sadly we seem to have abandoned traditional values, or rather Christian values and the Ten Commandments, but the Prophet Moses would […]

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SRI LANKAN SENTENCED TO 2 ½ YEAR JAIL TERM FOR HUMAN SMUGGLING IN THE CARIBBEAN SEAS TO US VIRGIN ISLANDS

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana A Sri Lankan named Sibaskaran Sivanantham was sentence to a two and half years long jail term for being a ring leader of a human smuggling attempt in which ten people were presumed dead when the their boat capsized. Sivanantham received a long jail term with his St.Kitts colleague while the other […]

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GENERALS AND POLITICS

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

Lt Col (Retd.) Anil Amarasekera. There have been a few Generals who took up to politics in the recent past after retirement from the Sri Lanka Army. Major General Lakshman Algama, Major General Sarath Munasinghe and Major General Janaka Perera are three of them that I can recall to my memory. Major General Sarath Munasinghe […]

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Dr. C. W. W. Kannangara: Statesman, patriot and father of free education

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

W. T. A. Leslie Fernando courtesy The Daily News The 40th death anniversary of Dr. C. W. W. Kannangara, the father of the free education scheme that brought about a social revolution in Sri Lanka falls tomorrow. A great statesman and patriot, he was one of the galaxy of leaders who led the national movement […]

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A SPECIES IN DANGER OF EXTINCTION

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

Reflections by Comrade Fidel Today I would have liked to speak about the extraordinary “Paz sin Fronteras” (Peace without Borders) Concert held at the JosƒÆ’†’© MartƒÆ’†’­ Revolution Square 24 hours ago, but the stubborn reality forces me to write about a danger that threatens not just peace but the survival of our species. The United […]

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We need to prevent greedy Americans from destroying our biodiversity

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

Dr.Reffai Must watch! Indian lady ecologist/physicist talks about how American greed tried to sell the leftover chemicals from WW2 and call it the “Green Revolution” and employ dwarf varieties which meant that there was not enough leftover straw etcto feed the buffalos, which meant that they had to start using tractors from the west! – […]

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