Archive for October, 2010

JVP Challenge to Minister for Higher Education Typical Of The Role It Plays In Instigating Trouble On University Campuses.

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

Insight By Sunil Kumar October 30th 2010 The latest rhetoric of the JVP and the bold challenge issued by the Democratic National Alliance linked JVP spokesperson to the Minister for Higher Education the Hon. Mr. S.B. Dissanayake is typical of the role it plays as instigator of trouble on university campuses in Sri Lanka today. […]

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Re: Sri Lanka – Your statement October 29,2010 – U.S. Awaits Full Account on Last Days of War

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

Ira de Silva London, Canada Mr. Philip J. Crowley US Assistant Secretary State Department, Washington, D.C.    Dear Sir:   I refer to your Daily Press Briefing of October 29, 2010 and your comments on Sri Lanka. I am writing to you to bring to your attention some fundamental errors in your understanding of Sri […]

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Defeating LTTEterrorism:|Gomin shows how to establish just war

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

Courtesy The Island  01-11-2010 LLRC told of President Rajapaksa’s right to take military action Senior lawyer Gomin Dayasri says the Sri Lankan government can justify its war against LTTE terror on the basis of seven principles required to establish a just war coming down from the time of eminent jurist Hugo Grotius. Dayasri told the […]

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71 කැරැල්ල-දසවන කොටස

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

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Letter to David Cameron, PM of the UK

Saturday, October 30th, 2010

Asoka Weerasinghe (Mr.) Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 . Canada October 30, 2010  Rt. Honourable David  Cameron , MP  Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 10 Downing Street   London SW1A 2AA,  UK  SENT BY FAX  Dear David Cameron: Do you know what Sir. Winston Churchill would have told you if he was […]

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Psychological effects of Torture

Saturday, October 30th, 2010

Dr Ruwan M Jayatunge “The most potent weapon in the hands of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed.”Stephen Biko  Torture is one of the most serious abuses of human rights. Generally torture is referred to as  ‘any act by which severe pain or suffering, whether physical or mental, is intentionally inflicted on a […]

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ICG, Human Rights and the Terrorists

Saturday, October 30th, 2010

Wick. Los Angeles, California, USA To: Mr. Rick Westhead South Asia Bureau of the Toronto Star Friday, October 29, 2010 Dear Mr. Westhead, I read your story ‘Sri Lanka continues attack on jailed ex-general’ today at thestar.com. I found many misleading information and I hope you will pay attention to the depth of the situation […]

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Bill C-49 to determine ‘Irregular Arrivals’ and Penalize Human Smugglers Is a Step in the Right Direction which brings Long Overdue Legal Measures

Saturday, October 30th, 2010

MEDIA RELEASE-SRI LANKA UNITED NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CANADA We welcome the new laws proposed by the Conservative Government to deal with the violation of our immigration and refugee laws by organized gangs of “ƒ”¹…”for-profit human smugglers’ who have chosen to smuggle people to this country with impunity. We had the examples of the “ƒ”¹…”Ocean Lady’ […]

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Gusi Peace award 2010 conferred to a Sri Lankan Army General

Saturday, October 30th, 2010

Gusi Peace Prize The Gusi Peace Prize is a Philippines-based international award recognizing individuals from the four corners of the globe working toward the attainment of peace and respect for human life and dignity. It has been referred to as the Asian equivalent of the Nobel Peace Prize by its proponent. The Gusi Foundation has […]

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Failing to Win Power Democratically, Ganesan Takes up Arms!

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Dilrook Kannangara Ganesan was elected to parliament for the first time in 1994 with close to a hundred thousand votes. He did very well at subsequent elections in 2000, 2001 and 2004. A very good election performance in four consecutive elections; facing stiffest competition as he contested the Colombo district. He maintained a low profile […]

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CHATHURIKA LAKMINI DANDENIYA – GEM OF SRI LANKA’S FREE UNIVERSITY EDUCATION!AN EYE OPENER FOR ALL UNDER-GRADUATES!

Friday, October 29th, 2010

By DR M D P DISSANAYAKE  It has been reported that Miss Chathurika Lakmini Dandeniya has obtained Distinction Passes in all thirteen subjects  on her way to completing MBBS degree at the University of Sri Lanka, Peradeniya.   This has been a unique record for the University in its history of 50 years, thus Chathurika obtaining […]

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Introduce Conscription in Sri Lanka to Weed Out Anti-National Elements

Friday, October 29th, 2010

– Kumar Moses Switzerland and Singapore are small nations compared to their neighbours, but proud ones. They are highly multicultural. But the first thing that comes to mind when their names are mentioned is law and order. Maintenance of law and order in these two nations is the envy of the world. Social discipline wise, […]

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Disgraceful behaviour of Buddhist Monks in Universities, and the role of the Maha Nayaka Theros. (Updated)

Friday, October 29th, 2010

by Charles.S.Perera Sri Lanka  being a Buddhist country of  the Theravada tradition allowing the Buddhist Monks into Universities after removal of the Pirivena system of Buddhist education  ,was the greatest wrong done to Buddha Sasana in Sri Lanka. We are reaping the “sins” of that act to-day  with  the Buddhist Monks in the role  of  […]

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War Crimes Inquiry for Iraq

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Ira de Silva London,, Canada Ms. Navi Pillay High Commissioner for Human Rights Geneva. cc: Hon. Ban ki Moon, Secretary General of the U.N., New York Dear Madam, I have just read a news report dated October 26,2010 in which it is claimed that after the publication of the documents by Wikileaks and the press […]

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Srilanka Nationhood is a contradiction in terms

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Anura Seneviratna (for expat Hela team).   There should be no discussion or efforts to prove with historic evidence but a self-evident fact a child could understand is, that the incorrectly named Srilanka is the tiny Island Country of the Indigenous Hela/Sinhela Nation of people. While every indigenous national country of the world is named […]

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71 කැරැල්ල- නමවන කොටස

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ·”‚ºƒÆ’‚ ¶¯ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ “ƒÆ’‚ ¶º ƒÆ’‚ ¶»ƒÆ’‚ ·”‚ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚  ƒÆ’‚ ¶”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶¸ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚  ƒÆ’‚ ¶¢ƒÆ’‚ ¶ºƒÆ’‚ ¶­ƒÆ’‚ ·”‚ƒÆ’‚ ¶”…¡ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…-   ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ¶©ƒÆ’‚ ·”‚ƒÆ’‚ ¶­ƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ ƒÆ’‚ ¶­”ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ “ƒÆ’‚ ¶»ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…-ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚¡ ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ” -â„¢ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ” -â„¢ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶½ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚  ƒÆ’‚ ¶ ƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ ƒÆ’‚ ¶¯ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ “ƒÆ’‚ ¶»  ƒÆ’‚ ¶¸ƒÆ’‚ ·”…¾ƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ¶©ƒÆ’‚ ·”‚ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚¡ 14 ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ¶± ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶­ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ ƒÆ’‚ ¶­ƒÆ’‚ ¶»ƒÆ’‚ ·”‚ ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ·”- ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ” -â„¢ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ” -â„¢ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶½ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ ƒÆ’‚ ¶ ƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ ƒÆ’‚ ¶¯ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ “ƒÆ’‚ ¶» 2006 ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ” -â„¢ƒÆ’‚ ¶»ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚¡ ƒÆ’‚ ¶¯ƒÆ’‚ ·”…” ƒÆ’‚ ·”…¾ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ”¹…”ƒÆ’‚ ¶¯ƒÆ’‚ ¶ºƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ¶¶ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ¶°ƒÆ’‚ ¶ºƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚  ƒÆ’‚ ¶¸ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶º ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…-ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶ºƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ¶º. ƒÆ’‚ ¶”‚ƒÆ’‚ ·”…¾ƒÆ’‚ ·”‚ ƒÆ’‚ ¶»ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ·”…¾ƒÆ’‚ ¶« ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶¢ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ·”…”ƒÆ’‚ ¶»ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…-ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚¡ ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ¶ºƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ¶»ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ ƒÆ’‚ ·”…¡ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ¶ºƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ·”‚ ƒÆ’‚ ¶½ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¾‚¢ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ” -â„¢ƒÆ’‚ ¶§ƒÆ’‚ ¶¯ ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ¶§ƒÆ’‚ ¶ºƒÆ’‚ ·”‚ƒÆ’‚ ¶­ƒÆ’‚ ·”‚ ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ·”‚¦ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ¶º. ƒÆ’‚ ¶”‚ƒÆ’‚ ·”…¾ƒÆ’‚ ·”‚ ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ” -â„¢ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚  1971 ƒÆ’‚ ¶¢ƒÆ’‚ ·”-ƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ ƒÆ’‚ ¶¸ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ” -â„¢ 10 ƒÆ’‚ ¶¯ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶± ƒÆ’‚ ¶”‚¦ƒÆ’‚ ¶´ƒÆ’‚ ¶»ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ¶° ƒÆ’‚ ¶´ƒÆ’‚ ¶»ƒÆ’‚ ·”…”ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ ƒÆ’‚ ·”…¡ƒÆ’‚ ¶« ƒÆ’‚ ¶¯ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¾‚¢ƒÆ’‚ ¶´ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ¶»ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ ƒÆ’‚ ¶­ƒÆ’‚ ¶¸ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ ƒÆ’‚ ¶­ƒÆ’‚ ·”‚ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ¶§ ƒÆ’‚ ¶¯ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¾‚¢ƒÆ’‚ ¶± ƒÆ’‚ ¶½ƒÆ’‚ ¶¯ ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ¶§ ƒÆ’‚ ¶”‚¹ƒÆ’‚ ¶­ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ ƒÆ’‚ ¶­ƒÆ’‚ ¶»ƒÆ’‚ ¶ºƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚¡ ƒÆ’‚ ¶´”ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ “ƒÆ’‚ ¶»ƒÆ’‚ ·”…¾ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ¶»ƒÆ’‚ ¶º ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…-ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ¶±  ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ” -â„¢ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ” -â„¢ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶½ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ ƒÆ’‚ ¶ ƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ ƒÆ’‚ ¶¯ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ “ƒÆ’‚ ¶» ƒÆ’‚ ¶¸ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¾‚¢ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ” -â„¢ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚¡ ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶ºƒÆ’‚ ¶ºƒÆ’‚ ·”‘.  71.4.4 ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ ƒÆ’‚ ¶¯ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶± ƒÆ’‚ ¶”‚¦ƒÆ’‚ ¶¸ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ ƒÆ’‚ ¶¶ƒÆ’‚ ¶½ƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…-ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…-ƒÆ’‚ ¶©ƒÆ’‚ ¶¯ƒÆ’‚ ·”…” ƒÆ’‚ ¶¸ƒÆ’‚ ¶§ ƒÆ’‚ ¶¸ƒÆ’‚ ·”…¾ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ ƒÆ’‚ ¶¯ ƒÆ’‚ ·”…¾ƒÆ’‚ ¶¸ƒÆ’‚ ·”‚ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ·”‚ƒÆ’‚ ¶«ƒÆ’‚ ·. ƒÆ’‚ ¶”‚¦ƒÆ’‚ ¶´ 5 […]

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Nation Building Needs A Coming Together Of Divided Ethnicities And National Unity Without Petty Bickerings!

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

LankaWeb Weekly Editorial October28th 2010 The recent feature item on the Nation website, while it does seem to raise a few pressing question bears no relevance to the logic of asking “Now the question is who should apologise to whom?” as in the aftermath of the defeat of the Tamil Tiger terrorists the anomalies which […]

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The Police Officer Named Ananda Gunawardana

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

by Dr Ruwan M Jayatunge Ananda Gunawardana studied with me at the Nalanda College Colombo 10. We were together in grade 4, 5 , and in AL classes.   I still recall his jovial attitude to life and some of his unforgettable humor. In the grade 4 we were mocking at  our Dance  teacher Mr Welabadage […]

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Letter to the Editor – Is this a curse?

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

By Dr. Mrs. Mareena Thaha Reffai Looking at the picture of a baby Bengal cub being fed by the zoo officials as the mother has refused to feed her, one cannot help wonder whether this is becoming the curse of our blessed land. First the mothers started dumping their little ones and then they started […]

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Opposition attacks refugee law proposals

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario .Canada October 28, 2010   The Editor (Letters) THE OTTAWA CITIZEN   Sir:   When the Liberal MP Mark Holland and NDP’s Olivier Chow attacked the Conservative Government’s proposals to significantly revamp the human-smuggling laws, they certainly were not concerned about the good of Canada and its […]

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POLITICAL LESSONS TO BE LEARNT FROM ASIA

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

UPALI COORAY With the commencement of the second term of the President of Sri Lanka on the 18th of  Nov. , Sri Lanka is at cross roads looking forward optimistically for a peaceful prosperous country. It is in the hands of the leader of the country to take the country to his often expressed goal […]

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Human Rights Violated by “Human Rights” NGO

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

 By Puttalam Ansari The Non Governmental Organization referred to is the Community Trust Fund (CTF), established in 1993 and registered with the Sri Lankan Ministry of Social Service under the Voluntary Services Act. The stated vision of CTF is to :Strive towards realization of a society in which JUSTICE, EQUALITY AND HUMAN RIGHTS ARE RESPECTED […]

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Decency – what price?

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Dr. Mrs. Mareena Thaha Reffai Recently there  had been some efforts to bring abut a little decency into our decadent society by our president. I would like to draw his attention to a serious breach of decency  in our society. Wherever there is a function often there will be some scantily clad  lady dancers inaugurating […]

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Web’s new “digiterati” amidst respected literati

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

By Philip Fernando, former Deputy Editor Sunday Observer, Sri Lanka Web’s immense outreach in connectivity has produced a robust literary culture and its new icons have emerged. The new “Digiterati” complement the revered literati as millions access the “digital frontier. Lankaweb’s expose of public affairs exemplified the throbbing discourse now occurring. “Computers are not about […]

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The Travels of a Journalist;YANKEE DOODLES MEET CROCODILE DUNDEES (Part C):Brisbane Lecture Examines Buddhist Approach to Journalism

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

By Shelton A. Gunaratne ©2010 Professor of mass communications emeritus, Minnesota State University Moorhead  “Yankee” Jim Bowers, my longtime pal, traveled approximately 14,000 km from Minneapolis; and “Pommy” Nayana Axon, my youngest sister, traveled almost 16,500 km from London to attend my lecture on “A Buddhist View of Journalism: Emphasis on Mutual Causality” Tuesday (7 […]

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AN OPPOSITION LEADER WHO CONSPIRE EVIL TO HIS OWN HOMELAND IN HIS SLEEP!

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Ranjit Wickremeratne When the President presented his new vision to the masses he did it in a decent way with words of wisdom but this stupid no good opposition traitor get hold of some stupids like him and talk all rubbish to please the galary. From the day Mahinda Rajapaksa become the President he cannot […]

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SAUDI ARABIA/SRI LANKA: An Appeal to the Muslim World to save the life of Rizana Nafeek, a young innocent Sri Lankan girl facing the death sentence in Saudi Arabia

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

A Statement by the Asian Human Rights Commission The Asian Human Rights Commission earnestly requests the kind intervention of all persons of the Muslim faith to kindly intervene to save the life of an innocent Sri Lankan girl who went to Saudi Arabia when she was only 17-years-old and almost less than a month after […]

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