Archive for April 7th, 2010

Predicting Sri Lanka general election outcome

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Shenali Waduge While the winner of Sri Lanka’s General Election is a foregone conclusion, the task at hand is to predict the number of seats the ruling UPFA Government is likely to achieve. The objective is clearly to win an outright clear majority to enable & facilitate decision making & as promised to reduce ministerial […]

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LETS BUILD OUR HOMELAND TOGETHER FOR ALL COMMUNITIES TO LIVE IN PEACE

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

ranjit wickremeratne How much we suffered mentally for the past thirty years due to terrorism? How much valuable lives were lost during that bloody period? How much money we lost and how many of our citizens left our country? So now what we need is to come together as one family and to build our […]

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Fifty reasons why RanilW led UNP would be trounced at this election.

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Herold Leelawardena 1)     RanilW does not value that over seventy percent of the electorate is Sinhala Buddhist. 2)     RanilW does not know when to support the government and when to oppose it. 3)     RanilW does not know that the tactics of coming to power with minority votes as the deciding factor are gone for good. […]

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Open letter to my dear Mr. Sampanthan and other Tamil leaders.

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

From Lt Commander (retired) PBS Hemachandra. M.Com, Post Grad Dip in Bus, MACS I have read with great sadness your comments about Singhalese colonisation of Tamil traditional homeland, mainly to support your political agendas without any respect for basic historical facts. I was also deeply saddened about your decision to contest forthcoming general elections under […]

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An election supplement to “Rajapakse, regional politics, “Eurocentric Developmentalism” and the western hegemony. Part 4

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Geethanjana Kudaligamage Sri Lanka, an oceanic nation inherently suffering from Aqua-Phobia. Failure of Seetawaka Rajasinghe is a monumental historic lesson for President Rajapakse to think anew about our destiny in the Indian Ocean;  Throughout the history, the nation of Sri Lanka has ignored something very fundamental to its origin; it is none other than its […]

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Reuters Journalistsm Civilians and Children killed by the US Military

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Warna Hettiarachchi Toronto, Canada Mr. Ban Ki Moon, Secretary General of the UN Ms. Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State “”…” United States of America Mr. David Miliband, Secretary of State for Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs Mr. Gordon Brown, Prime Minister of the UK  April 6th 2010  Mr. Moon, Ms. Clinton, Mr. Miliband and Mr. Brown, […]

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LOVE NOTES OF AN ISLANDER-For Dr. Peter Hayes with concern and affection

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Malinda Seneviratne Preamble I address this short note to a person by the name of Dr. Peter Hayes.  He’s the British High Commissioner in Colombo.  I write to him because he’s the representative in Colombo of the British Foreign Office. I write to him in the hope that he will convey to his top man […]

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Corrupt, incompetent and racist UN officials exposed

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Ben Silva Introduction What is the most morally corrupt international organization in the world? Without argument, the UN has degenerated into what esteemed journalist Claudia Rosett [10]  refers to as an institution mired in corruption, secrecy, venality and total lack of accountability ref: The UN: Corruption Junction, http://97.74.65.51/readArticle.aspx?ARTID=12430  The best service any Government could have […]

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FULL RESPONSE TO MICHAEL JEH COMMENTS IN THE GOLD COAST TIMES ON SRI LANKA’S BID FOR THE COMMONWEALTH GAMES

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Shan Weereratne http://www.goldcoast.com.au/article/2010/04/03/204395_gold-coast-news.html The focal point of this article should not be human rights. The topic of HR violations can be debated at another forum.  Does the SL govt intend busting up billions of dollars for an event which simply glorifies the ugly side of the white man and his past antics. Australia, do not […]

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New Zealand’s decision to accept Tamil asylum seekers

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Roshan Mendis Wellington  New Zealand New Zealand’s decision to accept several Sri Lankan Tamil asylum seekers may be well intentioned but is seriously misguided. The asylum seekers in question, currently in Indonesia, have blackmailed authorities into bypassing normal procedures for processing such claims. In doing so, they have pushed aside more deserving claimants with lesser […]

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