Archive for October 3rd, 2009

Moral cries and lies of Hillary Clinton

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

H. L. D. Mahindapala On September 30, 2009, UN Security Council unanimously passed Resolution 1888/2009, on Women and peace and Security aimed at combating sexual violence in armed conflict. This session was presided over by Hillary Clinton, the US State Secretary, who used the opportunity to name Sri Lanka, along with Burma and Rwanda, as […]

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Sampanthan and Hakeem Co.-For Heaven’s sake Please Stop Sowing Seeds of Communal Hatred and Division any further at Least Now!

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

Dr. Sudath Gunasekara (SLAS) President Senior Citizens Movement .Mahanuwara 2.10.2009. Obscurity generates fear; darkness crushes the very inside of us; nights could be pleasing but for a very short chunk of time. This, I think, is exactly what has happened to our communal minority politicians in Sri Lanka who refuse to accept the stark reality, […]

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Hillary Clinton makes baseless accusations against Sri Lanka Army to satisfy her informants- the Tamil expatriates of the terrorist front Organisations- the “Tamils for Obama”

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

By Charles.S.Perera People living in glass houses should not throw stones at others is an old adage .How could it be related to the damaging Statement the American Secretary of State Hilary Clinton made to the UN Security Council, against the most disciplined Armed Force of Sri Lank, which not only eliminated a heavily armed […]

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Rape in War: Mrs Clinton has over stepped the mark

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

Donald Chandraratna, Australia This incessant talk of violating human rights is fast becoming hollow talk by Western powers who do not apply the rules of fairness to the charges and allegations levelled at poorer nations in the world. No one will deny that there are serious violations from time to time by all states parties […]

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COVERING A MOUNTAIN WITH A RAG……

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

Piyal Samarakone The Lady in Red is in a desperate attempt to cover up the military sins and nudity with a little piece of third grade diplomatic rag. It’s nothing to be surprised when self-labeled super power writing death certificates of innocents on daily basis in the sake of eliminating terrorists. For Americans to kill […]

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GOVERNMENT USHERING IN MUCH NEEDED DEVELOPMENT THE LACK OF WHICH GAVE BIRTH AND NUTURED TERRORISM SAYS PRESIDENT

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana President Mahinda Rajapaksa said at the inaugural celebrations of the Sri Lanka Army’s 60th anniversary that terrorism was born and nurtured in Sri Lanka due to lack of development and immediately after the crushing of terrorism the state has taken over the responsibility of ushering in the much needed growth that would […]

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The journey of a journalist (Part 6A) -PHASE OF OZ: ORIENTALISM AND EUROCENTRISM

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

Shelton A. Gunaratne ©2009 I landed in Sydney as an immigrant on May 1, 1976, to settle down in tropical Queensland. We (my spouse and I) decided that Australia, not Sri Lanka, would be the better place for an inter-racial couple to raise a family. Had we chosen Sri Lanka, both money and language problems […]

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The journey of a journalist (Part 6B) -PHASE OF OZ: DOING AND TEACHING JOURNALISM

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

Shelton A. Gunaratne ©2009 During my decade in Australia, one of my major newspaper articles appeared in the national daily, The Australian, as its featured Forum column on Feb. 23, 1977. The article, which appeared with both my byline and picture, was headlined “Telling the Third World like it is.” It was an attempt to […]

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The journey of a journalist (Part 6C) – PHASE OF OZ: FOUR WINDS, ODDS AND ENDS

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

Shelton A. Gunaratne ©2009 The teething problems of teaching journalism at the CIAE arose out of the fear of the administrators that publication of student writing might taint the image of the institute, particularly its administrators. That’s why they scuttled my original attempt to publish student-written news in the Morning Bulletin. CIAE Director Arthur Appleton […]

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WHAT ELSE THE TERRORISTS NEED!

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

ALI SUKHANVER The writer is a Pakistan based bilingual analyst on national and international strategic and defense affairs. In a recent statement the US Deputy Ambassador to Pakistan Gerald Festine has pointed out the presence of two Al-Qaida leaders Mulla Umar and Usama Bin Laden in Pakistan. According to him the presence of these two […]

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