Archive for September 20th, 2011

Australia’s Call For Revoking Sri Lanka’s Commonwealth Membership Rings As Hollow As Canada’s Call For Boycotting Colombo

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

LankaWeb Weekly Editorial Sept.18th 2011 Both Australia and Canada seem so cocksure and adamant about their declarations on Sri Lanka’s human rights records without a real shred of tangible evidence beyond doctored Tamil tiger sponsored fabrications, pro LTTE activist propaganda and Tamil sympathy,that it seems almost laughable, truly apathetic as well as ignorant on their […]

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Australian Greens takes sides with the Terrorists

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

One Sri Lanka Peace Watch  An environment movement later turned to a small political party in Australia has now taken up its new role as a pro terrorist lobby. One Sri Lanka Peace Watch sources in Australia reveal that the Tamil Tiger residuals in Australia have bribed the senior members of the party to initiate […]

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GREENS SEEK SUSPENSION OF SRI LANKA FROM COMMONWEALTH

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

Dr Anura Weereratne The news that the Greens party in Australia is endeavouring to seek the suspension of Sri Lanka from the Commonwealth of Nations is amusing.  The Australian Greens whose mandate from the few electorates that they represent is to keep Australia green.  They have no mandate from their electorates to dabble in matters […]

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President Rajapaksa arrives in New York to attend UN General Assembly

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

By Janaka Alahapperuma Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived in New York, USA on Monday 19 September to attend the 66th session of the United Nations General Assembly. The President led the delegation which also includes External Affairs Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris, to the UN Summit. Representative of Sri Lankan Airlines-USA and two little children […]

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Watchdogs Push for War Crimes Probe in Sri Lanka – Sept.17,2010

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

Ira de Silva London, Ontario The Editor The Island Colombo, Sri Lanka   Dear Sir:   The heading of the article is very appropriate. Those who are chomping at the bit to have a war crimes investigation on Sri Lanka are behaving like a dog with a bone. It is ironic that the so-called human rights […]

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RITUAL SLAUGHTER: WELL DONE MINISTER MERYWN SILWA!

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

Christopher V. Pulle Thousand Oaks, California The recent actions by Minister Mervyn Silva against the ritual but barbaric, cruel, anachronistic practice of ritual slaughter have much to be admired and commended. Such ritual practices are repugnant in any civilized nation and ought to banned outright “”…” without delay.  Besides, Sri Lanka is a Buddhist country […]

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Palestinians Must Relentlessly Push for Statehood Defeating US Tricks

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

Muhammad Faraz Palestinian statehood was due for a long time. Now is the time to take decisive action. According to reports Abbas, the President of Palestine Authority is planning to handover the statehood demand to the UN Security Council on Friday 23 September, 2011. Israel, USA and other players are doing their last minute grapple […]

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An Outsider’s View – 4, Americans must think global: Beware of Tea Party ‘wisdom’

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

By Shelton A. Gunaratne Professor of mass communications emeritus, Minnesota State University Moorhead Almost 238 years ago, a group of American colonists protested the British government’s Tea Act when they destroyed three shiploads of prime tea, which the monopolistic East India Co. was about to unload at the Boston Harbor. This so-called Boston Tea Party, […]

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Chandrika Vs Ranil-Was it a bad dream or a comedy?

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

By Stanley Perera “”…” Melbourne Former President Chandrika B.K. or former Prime Minister Ranil W. must explain to the Sri Lankans whether it was a bad dream or a comedy the drama they played during the time of Presidency of CBK. BATALANDA President CBK appointed a commission to report back to her on the accusations […]

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