RadhikaÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢s R2P plot to save Prabhakaran sinks in Nanthikadal
Posted on April 29th, 2010
H. L. D. Mahindapala
After accusing Rajiva Wijesinghe, the former head of the Peace Secretariat, viciously, branding him as a ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã¢â‚¬Å“near-racist ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¦.ranting and raving about ICESÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â and constructing ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã¢â‚¬Å“fictionÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â and ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã¢â‚¬Å“a narrative for Sinhala consumptionÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚ÂÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â Radhika Coomaraswamy, Under-Secretary General for Children at War, now pretends as if there was no intention on the part of ICES, herÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â main political base, to initiate international intervention, using the doctrine of Responsibility to Protect (R2P), to save the fascist LTTE leader, Velupillai Prabhakaran, who was on the phone to K. Pathmanathan (ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã¢â‚¬Å“KPÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â), urging him to mobilize the international community to save him. Following this order ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã¢â‚¬Å“KPÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â was on the phone to pro-Tiger capitals (e.g. Oslo, London etc) to drum up-international support to save the Tigers who were on their last legs.
RadhikaÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢s international network of INGOs and NGOs too joined in this mission not overtly but covertly. Massive international pressure was mounted in the last stages when the anti-Sri Lankan forces in NGOs realized that their ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã¢â‚¬Å“diabolical plotÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â (Radhika), hatched from the days when she and Neelan Tiruchelvam were heading the ICES, was about to be smashed by the advancing Security Forces.
Keeping Velupillai Prabhakaran alive was the only leverage they had to force the Sri Lankan government to give into their demands of greater power and territory to her tribe only ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œ an agenda , defined and wrapped in sophisticated theories by the ICES and allied NGOs. Removing Prabhakaran from the political equation meant the end of their political dreams. So she manipulated behind the scenes to activate her international network and her political base at ICES to use R2P as a weapon to stop the advance of the forces heading to defeat Prabhakaran.
The Security Forces defeated not only Prabhakaran at Nanthikadal but all the international forces in the NGO network of Radhika. Faced with ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã¢â‚¬Å“the heroic triumphs in the victory against the LTTEÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â (Radhika).she is now retreating, taking cover behind nice phrases. She says now: ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã¢â‚¬Å“There was absolutely no desire on my part or Rama Mani (her house-keeper at the ICES in her absence) or ICES to bring in UN peacekeepers, or international intervention or anything of that sort. The ICES activities, I gather, were only an attempt to be part of the international conversationÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¦ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¦ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¦This attempt to be part of an international conversation was made into a diabolic plot by those with a paranoid state of mind.ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â
Here she pretends to be Mother Teresa who was only trying to make small talk, over a cup of tea, about the greatest historic event in the living memory of all Sri Lankans. Having failed in all her attempts to stop the war she is now trying to downplay the interventionist role she was activating by revving up all the engines of the international chain of NGOs. The anti-Sri Lankan foreign forces were gathered at all levels ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œ from the highest vantage point at the UN to street level demonstrations in Western capitals. Hidden behind the screen of the UN Radhika was playing her own part.
Her hidden role is exposed if you can guess the guest whom she invited for tea and sympathy at the ICES: itÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢s none other than her close ally in the R2P plot, Gareth Evans. As the head of the International Crisis Group (ICG) he was the prime mover of the R2P. She was also on the board of ICG which created a conflict of interest as exposed by Rajiva. She later resigned under pressure from the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon. Gareth Evans took the opportunity to rush to Colombo to invoke and raise the spectre of R2P against Sri Lanka. When he delivered the 8th anniversary commemorative lecture on Tiruchelvam he made no bones about what he wanted. His lecture was finger-pointing exercise to threaten Sri Lanka with R2P action.
Simultaneously, Radhika CoomaraswamyÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢s international network of NGOs too was ganging up against Sri Lanka. Together with Gareth Evans her network of NGOs was mobilized to stop the war waving the threat of R2P. The INGOs and NGOs formed a solid flank to attack Sri Lanka from abroad. It is an acknowledged fact that NGOs function as the ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã¢â‚¬Å“soft powerÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â to put maximum pressure on states and key international instrumentalities (like IMF giving loans to countries like Sri Lanka), to achieve political goals of their Western masters who finance them. Western powers use NGOs for outsourcing their foreign policy which is cheaper than employing their own diplomats.
They become their mouthpiece at the critical time. Example: When the World Alliance for Peace in Sri Lanka held their conference in Oslo the Norwegians attempted to discredit it by labelling the meeting of academics (Prof Asoka Bandarage of George Town University, Washington, Prof. Peter Chalk) and international journalists, like Stewart Bell of Canadian National Post, Paul Harris of the JaneÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢s Weekly who was expelled by Ranil Wickremesinghe, now the great champion of media freedom, as a gathering of ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã¢â‚¬Å“extremistsÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â. Guess who provided the quote to Norwegian media: Jehan Perera who is in the pay of the Norwegian Government. ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â When I asked him to name the ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã¢â‚¬Å“extremistsÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â he grinned.
Besides, mobilizing clients in the NGOs is the best instrument available to mount attacks on states that disobey the West. And Radhika covertly worked overtime to corral her international network of NGOs and apparatchiks in that system. Of course, she could always claim that she was working within the rules of the UN because NGOs are recognized instrumentalities of the UN, supposedly working for global peace and stability.
So it was not surprising to find the NGOs and the key operatives in the system (e.g: Gareth Evans) galvanizing into anti-Sri Lankan activities at the last stages of the offensive against Prabhakaran. In case she should dismiss this as another conspiracy theory, or paranoia, let me present the chronicle of events in which INGOs and NGOs mounted international pressures to stop the war. Please note the dates of each event which corresponds to the days when the Security forces were closing in on the last enclave of the Tamil Tiger terrorists holed up in Nandithikadal. This list was drawn by the International Coalition for the R2P (ICFR2P). It lists the events according to chronological order:
- An open letter to the Security Council, sent by the Global Center for the Responsibility to Protect on 11 April 2009, signed by Jan Egeland, Gareth Evans, Juan MÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â©ndez, Mohamed Sahnoun, Monica Serrano, Ramesh Thakur and Thomas G. Weiss, invoked the Responsibility to Protect norm and called on the Security Council to ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã¢â‚¬Å“authorize ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¹Ã…â€œtimely and decisive measuresÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢ to prevent or halt mass atrocitiesÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â, among a series of recommended measures.
- On 22 April 2009, James Traub, the director of the Global Center for the Responsibility to Protect, wrote in a op-ed for the Washington Post that, ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã¢â‚¬Å“the fighting threatens to produce exactly the kind of cataclysm that states vowed to prevent when they adopted “the responsibility to protect” at the 2005 U.N. World Summit,ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â and urged the United Nations to act. That same day, a joint letter by NGOs including Global Action to Prevent War, Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, International Crisis Group, MEDACT, Minority Rights Group, Operation USA, Tearfund and World Federalist Movement – Institute for Global Policy, urged UN action to ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã¢â‚¬Å“protect civilians and prevent mass atrocitiesÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â.
- On 8 May 2009, The PeopleÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢s Union for Civil Liberties, one of IndiaÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢s largest human rights organizations, in a letter addressed to the United Nations, invoked the ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã¢â‚¬Å“Responsibility to ProtectÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â and called for UN military intervention. They also urged for a referral by the UN Security Council for the International Criminal Court to investigate Sri LankaÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢s alleged war crimes.
- ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â On 11 May 2009, Asia Director of Human Rights Watch Brad Adams sent a letter to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) urging the IMF to deny Sri LankaÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢s request for a 1.9 billion emergency relief fund. Mr. Adams cited the LTTEÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢s recent actions as ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã¢â‚¬Å“inhumane to an extremeÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â and stated that the Sri Lankan government continues to disregard its obligations under international law to protect civilians, despite its repeated claims otherwise. Top shareholders of the IMF, including the United States, have also exerted pressure over the IMF to delay the loan and have been successful to date.
- Also on 11 May 2009, International Crisis Group, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect signed a letter that was sent to Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso. The letter also encouraged Japan to use its leverage as Sri LankaÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢s largest donor and a current UN Security Council member to play a more active role in alleviating the humanitarian crisis in Sri Lanka.
- In addition, Amnesty International, in a letter addressed to the Security Council on 14 May 2009, reminded the Council that it had ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã¢â‚¬Å“repeatedly emphasized the need to protect civilians and confirmed the international communityÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢s responsibility to protect,ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â as such; it could ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã¢â‚¬Å“no longer remain silent about the humanitarian and human crisis in Sri Lanka.ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â It urged the Council to convene to discuss the latest developments, gain access to carry out humanitarian work, ensure the protection of civilians in armed conflict, establish an inquiry commission on alleged human rights and international humanitarian law violations as well as to seek the Sri Lankan governmentÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢s cooperation to allow a UN humanitarian assessment mission to the conflict area.ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â
- David Milliband, British Foreign Minister ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â and Bernard Kouchner, French Foreign Minister ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â rushed to Sri Lanka to put direct pressure on the government to stop the war.
- Pakiasothy Saravanamuttu, head of Center for Policy Alternative, a leading pro-Tiger operative in the NGO circuit, was running from capital to capital addressing and lobbying leading INGOs and academia, arguing the urgent necessity to stop the advance of Security Forces, even though he had earlier ridiculed consistently the Sri Lankan forces as a bunch of losers running away from the battle unable to face the might of the invincible Tamil Tigers.
- At the street level expatriate Tamils were pouring into the streets of London, Paris, Toronto, New York, Sydney, Oslo, blocking traffic, obstructing main streets, to pressure the Western capitals to intervene and save the so-called invincible Tamil Tigers who had promised them Eelam tomorrow.
- Under pressure British, Canadian, Australian MPs were urging an end to the advance of Forces.
- In South India there was more pressure with pro-Tiger parliamentarians and activists demonstrating to save Prabhakaran.ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â
It was a unprecedented show of external force which Sri Lanka had never faced before. All credit should go President Mahinda Rajapakse, Lalith Weeratunga and Gotabaya Rajapakse for sticking to their guns and refusing to yield to Coomaraswamy, Milliband, Kouchner and the whole bunch of meddlesome interventionists who underestimated the power and the strength of Sri Lankan people led by an intrepid and daring leader whose first priority was to save the nation from fascist terrorists who were on the verge of tearing Sri Lanka apart.
ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â The immediate threats raised by R2P plotters ended when the Vadukoddai War was fought to finish on May 18, 2009. The next response was to hold Sri Lanka responsible for the consequences that were inevitable in ending of any war. Accordingly,:ICFR2P says: ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â
- On 19 May 2009, a joint statement by 165 NGOs all over the world, 122 of them from Malaysia, called for the protection displacedÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â peoples,ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â civiliansÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â andÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â humanÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â rightsÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â inÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â SriÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â Lanka. In addition, on 23 May 2009, International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism (IMADR), a Japanese-based NGO, expressed regret that the conflict in Sri Lanka was not solved through peaceful means and highlighted the vital need for an investigation into war crimes and violations of international humanitarian law committed by all parties in the conflict, calling in particular for a ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã¢â‚¬Å“independent investigation into the recent carnage.ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â IMADR also called for full access for international humanitarian agencies and urged to incorporate a political framework in the rebuilding process that would respect the rights of minorities.
- Forum-Asia issued a statement on 27 May 2009, at the Human Rights CouncilÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢s Special Session on Sri Lanka, and underlined the critical need to address the issue of access for humanitarian agencies as well as the importance of an investigation to address the violations of human rights and international humanitarian law for accountability and ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã¢â‚¬Å“truth and reconciliationÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â in Sri Lanka.
4. Response by the International CommunityÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â
* UN officials, including the Secretary-General, the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, and the High Commissioner for Human Rights, as well as a number of Member States, called on the Sri Lankan government and the LTTE to make protecting civilians a priority and to take all necessary measures to halt the escalating humanitarian disaster. This, however, was to little effect, according to HRW, ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã¢â‚¬Å“the Sri Lankan government has responded to broad international concerns with indignation and denials instead of action to address the humanitarian crisisÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â.
- The Human Rights Council (HRC) called for a special session on 26 May 2009 to discuss the human rights violations in Sri Lanka. A European-backed resolution was put forward, pushing for unfettered access to detained civilians and an internal investigation of alleged war crimes by both sides. Navanethem Pillay, High Commissioner for Human Rights, too got into the act pressing for action on human rights violations. All wars end under horrible circumstances. But neither Radhika nor Pillay has lifted a finger to save the Catholic children from institutionalized sexual abuses by the priapic Popish priests. In fact, the Pope himself is accused of covering up by the New York Times. ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â Poor Radhika, she has not been able to access a copy of the NYT, which is round the corner, though she sends Alan Rock, a pro-Tiger MP from Canada, to investigate child soldiers in Sri Lanka.
ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â More of RadhikaÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢s ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã¢â‚¬Å“pottuÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â politics in the next article.
ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â To be continued