Archive for October 5th, 2009

PRESIDENT SAYS IT IS A VICTORY FOR THE COUNTRY THAT THE UNITED STATES WITHDREW ALLEGATIONS OF RAPE AS A MILITARY TACTIC

Monday, October 5th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana President Mahinda Rajapaksa addressing a mammoth gathering of more than one hundred thousand people at the Samanala grounds in Galle said it was a victory for the country that the United States has clearly stated that there has been no record of Sri Lanka using rape as a military tactic. He said […]

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Openness to engagement as defence to accusation

Monday, October 5th, 2009

by Jehan Perera Courtesy The Island Hillary Clinton’s inclusion of Sri Lanka in the short list of countries that are alleged to have used rape as a tactic of war has caused fury and distress in the country.  Understandably, the Sri Lankan government has called upon Ms Clinton to withdraw her remarks, which were extreme […]

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Democracy and the Sovereignty of Nations Goes out of the Window: That is the USA Today!

Monday, October 5th, 2009

By Garvin Karunaratne, Ph.D.(Michigan State University) It is sad that the USA, has decided to forget about vote rigging by President Karzai in the Afghanistan Election and has accepted Karzai as the President of Afghanistan for another five year term.  This decision was in the face of definite evidence that up to 20% of the […]

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Kouchner has no moral compass

Monday, October 5th, 2009

Ajit Randeniya Bernard Kouchner has been one of the European politicians showing a keen interest in Sri Lankan affairs. His demand for a visit during the last stages of the war, and other remarks, were explained largely on the grounds of “ƒ”¹…”Humanitarian Concerns’. It is reasonable to assume that through his intrusions in to trouble-spots […]

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Peace Direct: Where do your get your information about Sri Lanka?

Monday, October 5th, 2009

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester, Ontario . K1J 6G1 . Canada Ms. Carolyn Hayman, OBE Chief Executive PEACE DIRECT Development House 56-64 Leonard Street London EC2A 4LT Dear Carolyn Hayman: When I received your call “(Global Alliance) Re: Join the Sri Lanka campaign for peace and justice” from a friend of mine by […]

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HILLARY CLINTON IS UNDIGNIFIED THE PARTING SHOT OF HILLARY CLINTON

Monday, October 5th, 2009

By Stanley Perera from Melbourne Hillary Clinton’s parting shot aimed at Sri Lanka’s armed forces is a deliberate attempt to tarnish the image of Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka earned its image in combating the terrorism with the dedicated armed forces that are the world’s most disciplined armed forces. In the second world war Gurkas became […]

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Before Mrs. Hillary Clinton talks about Sri Lanka, she should be aware of what’s happening in her own Country…..

Monday, October 5th, 2009

by Ernesto Cienfuegos La Voz de Aztlan In 2007, there were 248,300 victims of rape, attempted rape, or sexual assaults in USA.There are 525,600 minutes in a non-leap year. That makes 31,536,000 seconds/year. So, 31,536,000 divided by 248,300 comes out to 1 sexual assault every 127 seconds, or about 1 every 2 minutes. USA rape […]

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PRESIDENT RAJAPAKSA APPEALS TO SOUTHERN VOTERS TO GIVE A LESSON TO THOSE WHO MAKE FALSE ALLEGATIONS AGAINST THE COUNTRY

Monday, October 5th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana President Mahinda Rajapaksa addressing more than one hundred thousand supporters who converged on Sanath Jayasuriya Stadium IN Matara said the Southern voters who have been always patriotic should teach the bitterest lesson to those who insult Sri Lanka by trying to destroy the good image of the country in front of the […]

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STATE DEPARTMENT ADMITS THERE HAD BEEN NO RECENT RAPE CASES BY SRI LANKA ARMY IN RESPONSE TO CONTROVERSIAL CLINTON STATEMENT

Monday, October 5th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana The United States went back on the statement of Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton and said the US does not have any recent evidence of women being raped while in Sri Lankan government custody. Hillary Clinton generating widespread condemnation mentioned Sri Lanka as a country which uses rape as a military […]

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SRI LANKAN BUDDHIST PILGRIM RUN OVER BY TRAIN NEAR VARANASI

Monday, October 5th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana A Sri Lankan Budddhist pilgrim visiting holy places in North India was accidentally run over by a train, Chaundali police near Varanasi said. The victim named H.M.S.Anula Kumarihamy (61) on grand-cord railway line met the tragic death near Bhagawanpur talab under Chandauli police area last Saturday, the sources said. According to reports […]

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A THIRD WORLD VICTORY

Monday, October 5th, 2009

Reflections by comrade Fidel Powerful economic powers were contesting for the venue of the Olympic Games of 2016, including the two most industrialized nations of the planet: the United States of America and Japan. However, Rio de Janeiro, a Brazilian city, won the contest. Let it not be said that the wealthy nations were generous […]

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POLICE ARRESTS ARMY BOMB EXPERT FOR PLANTING A BOMB IN THE SCHOOL VAN NEAR KURUNEGALA

Monday, October 5th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Police arrested an army bomb expert who allegedly planted a bomb in a school van that killed a 12 year old child and seriously injured 12 others , most of whom were students and parents who came to drop them off to the vehicle. Police said the arrested man who is an […]

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