Archive for October 26th, 2009

RUSSIAN FOREIGN MINISTER SAYS SRI LANKA WAS QUITE CAPABLE TO FACE ANY INTERNATIONAL PRESSURE ON ALLEGED WAR CRIMES

Monday, October 26th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Sri Lanka was quite capable to face ay international pressure on alleged war crimes or any other problems said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei V. Lavrov addressing a press conference at the Foreign Ministry in Colombo. “This is because the country had a proper judicial system and the Russian government had always supported […]

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“I SAID THERE COULD BE TERRORISTS ON THE ASYLUM SEEKER BOATS AND NOW I AM VINDICATED” SAYS WILSON TUCKEY

Monday, October 26th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Liberal Party back bencher Wilson Tuckey in Australia said he has been vindicated by the admission of a senior Tamil person in Australia there could be terrorists on the asylum seeker boats. The Australian Broadcasting Corporation published the following report quoting Tuckey . “Liberal backbencher Wilson Tuckey says a senior figure within […]

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LAWYERS FOR SRI LANKAN VICTIMS OF TERRORISM WHO ARE SUING RAJ RAJARATNAM AND HIS FATHER SAY THEY ARE HAVING A VERY GOOD CASE

Monday, October 26th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana The American Lawyer magazine’s Litigation Daily website recently published an interview on the case in which Sri Lankan victims of terrorism sued alleged share market swindler Raj Rajaratnam for unspecified damages charging him and his father for donating millions to the terrorist group Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam. Michael Elsner of the […]

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OVERVIEW OF DEVELOPMENT AND RESETTLEMENT ISSUES OF THE NORTH AND THE EAST

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Speaker: Lt. Col (Retd). Anil Amarasekara (Presentation given at the Annual sessions of the Organization of Professional Associations on Saturday the 10th of October 2009) My topic today is development and resettlement issues in the North and the East. When I take development and resettlement I should actually divide these into separate areas. Let me […]

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Multi-ethnic Re-colonization of North-East, the Only Solution – 2: Remedying the Double Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing Done by Tamil Elamists

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Kumar Moses Sri Lankans of all races love to live in multiethnic communities. As Tamils live in the South, Sinhalas and Muslims were living in the North until a few decades ago. Their numbers were small but sizable. This was before communal politics hijacked Northern politics. It was very unfortunate. Never would this have happened […]

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Sri Lanka:” consider sanctions”, you said

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . Canada October 25, 2009 Senator Bob Brown Leader of the Green Party Australia.  Dear Bob Brown: “The Leader of Australia’s Green Party has urged the government to consider sanctions against Sri Lanka amid concerns about the treatment of the country’s Tamil population.”  This statement by […]

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Crash of Green principles- My letter to Senator Bob Brown, head of Greens Movement in Australia

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Ranjit Rupesinghe, Brisbane, Australia Attention: Senator Bob Brown For thirty long and painful years little Sri Lanka was crying out to the world for a helping hand in combating the evil of LTTE terriorism that had a vice like grip on that beautiful land. No one took notice and if some powerful western countries did, […]

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Having a threat of isolation, sanctions and withdrawal of trading privileges’ etc are better than having to live in constant fear of a terrorist attack.

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Sasanka De Silva,Sultanate of Oman. Dear Sir, Ever since man decided that the only way to achieve a solution to a dispute between two of them is to take up arms, the rules of engagement have changed. They have evolved in a much slower pace that one would be able to keep abreast with it […]

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Asylum Seekers and Indonesia

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Vajeeragnana Warnakulasuriya  Melbourne, Australia The Hon Anthony Albanese Minister for Infrastructure, Transport   House of Representatives Parliament House Canberra Dear Mr.Albanese,  The asylum seekers flew from Sri Lanka to Indonesia and left Indonesia by boat to Australia. There was no indication that they came to Indonesia by boat. This shows they are all wealthy people to […]

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Ploy of “Jesus Lives Evangelical Ministry” To Hood-wink The Ignorant & Gullible Flock

Monday, October 26th, 2009

By Darmitha It is not a new thing for us to hear untruths being uttered by the above evangelical ministry or their affiliates in the assumption that listeners are all fools. An advertisement or Announcement which appeared in the Sunday Leader (which is also known for their allegiance to AOG) of 25th October 2009 is […]

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eNews Letter- Invest Sri Lanka – Attract investment from public residing outside Sri Lanka.

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Jayantha Weerasekera Sri Lankan Community Brisbane. The research team of the Commercial Bank of Sri Lanka has created a valuable document – Sri Lanka “”…”A new Story 2 – giving confidence to the investors as to why Sri Lanka should be taken seriously for investment.  Unfortunately very few people has access to these information and […]

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RESETTLEMENT PACE PICKS UP, MORE THAN 41,000 DISPLACED PEOPLE RETURN HOME

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Country Report from Embassy of Sri Lanka Washington DC dated 26.10.2009 RESETTLEMENT PACE PICKS UP, MORE THAN 41,000 DISPLACED PEOPLE RETURN HOME  WASHINGTON “”…” Sri Lanka last week continued to resettle large numbers of people displaced by the recent conflict in the north, launching the next phase of resettlements that will put more than 41,000 […]

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Women have a right to wear what they want

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Dr. Mrs. Mareena Thaha Reffai Dehiwela. With reference to the article on the above caption Mr. Ramesh Ekanayake hits it on the head when he says “there is nothing wrong in displaying one’s beauty in a decent way”. The question is “what is the decent way?” There is no consensus on that matter. When girls […]

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The Antics of the UNP

Monday, October 26th, 2009

By Garvin Karunaratne, Ph.D. Karu Jayasuriya, the Deputy leader of the United National Party(UNP) has lamented:”How do we sleep at night, knowing that 280,000 people remain interned behind barbed wire fences in the north?” It is interesting to note that the UNP has now joined the League of Superpowers band led by Robert Blake, US […]

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TIMES OF INDIA WARNS THAT TAMIL TIGERS ARE ATTEMPTING TO JOIN HANDS WITH MAOISTS AND ATTACK POSITIONS IN SRI LANKA TO GAIN LOST GROUNDS

Monday, October 26th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Central Intelligence agencies of India have found fresh evidence of joint training camps and meetings conducted by the Maoists with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam elements crept into India in the forests of South and Central India , the Times of India reported. Predicting the long term ambitions of Tamil Tigers […]

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THE INDIA DOCTRINE (1947-2007)

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Review by A.K. Zaman It is almost two years since the first edition of The India Doctrine appeared on Bangladesh bookshelves to wide acclaim and appreciation. The newly revised edition now titled The India Doctrine (1947-2007) is an astonishing work of exceptional depth and analysis and is probably the first book of its kind not […]

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Divided We Stand – United We Fall!

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Prof. Hudson McLean Many opinions have expressed their concern on the current predicament of two Giants trying to fight for the spoils. Or it is just “spin” created by subtle planning? One one hand we have President Mahinda Rajapaksa who demonstrated his leadership and diplomatic skills of a Statesman and on the other the General […]

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