Archive for September 22nd, 2011

‘Tories Drop the Tamil Act’

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 Canada 22 September 2011 The Editor, EMBASSY, Ottawa Dear Editor: “Prime Minister Stephen Harper has said that if he does not see human rights progress in Sri Lanka, he will boycott the 2013 Commonwealth summit in Colombo,” you said. Prime Minister Harper is […]

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Australia’s Partisan Call To Suspend Sri Lanka From Commonwealth Rejected In The Senate !! Poetic Justice Perhaps And Others Take Note!!

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Insight By Sunil Kumar Sept.23rd 2011 Just as anticipated in a previous submission the above mentioned issue has been given the justice it deserved~ poetic perhaps!~ as Australia’s Senate probably aware of the pro LTTE sympathetic undercurrents related to the issue has stood firm and rejected the call citing it as involving complex issues which […]

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Navi Pillai and Sri Lanka

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Asoka Weerasinghe. Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 . Canada 18 September 2011 Ms. Navi Pillai, High Commissioner of the United Nations Human Rights Council,  Wilson Palais , 52 rue des Paquis, CH-1201, Geneva, Switzerland   Dear Navi Pillai:    So another session of the UNHRC is coming to an end and […]

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WHO IS RUNNING UN AND ITS AGENCIES?

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Malin Abeyatunge The direct answer to the subject question is HRW, AI, ICS. These so called watch dogs are pushing hard for war crimes probe in Sri Lanka whilst the LTTE rump is playing drums full of dollars from behind the back stage.  UNSG Mr. Ban-ki-Moon has become a puppet on a string manipulated by […]

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What has the UNHRC really achieved?

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Written by Shenali Waduge  Let us remind those of whom may not know or may like to forget that theUSvoted against the UN General Assembly resolution that created the council. The main reason for this was the fact that theUScannot tolerate any focus againstIsraelat any UN forum & vetoes every motion brought againstIsrael. The irony […]

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An enhancement of a spectrum of perspectives -Kaleidoscope 2: An Anthology of Sri Lankan English Literature

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Dr. Gamini Fonseka Head, English Language Teaching Unit University of Ruhuna Edited by D.C.R.A. Goonetilleke 2010, 264pp, LKR 550.00 US $ 6.00 ISBN 978-955-665-107-2 Available on-line www.vijithayapa.com Vijitha Yapa Publications, Colombo  Introducing quite a few new writers, whose work deserves prominence before a local and international academic and literary readership, and enhancing the corpus of […]

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Kudos to Admiral Samarsinghe – Greens anti Sri Lankan move defeated in Australian Parliament

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

One Sri Lanka Peace Watch One Sri Lanka sources in Australia reveal that the Australian Government and the opposition have voted together and defeated a move by Australian Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon to suspend Sri Lanka from the Commonwealth. It is also learnt that Senator Lee had a round table discussions earlier in the week […]

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GREENS SEEK SUSPENSION OF SRI LANKA FROM COMMONWEALTH

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Dr Anura Weereratne PhD Laws, LLB, Barrister and Solicitor, Canberra. 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 […]

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