Archive for October 17th, 2011

The Law Is An Ass-I do not mourn for Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra:I mourn for this country that is ours

Monday, October 17th, 2011

Frederica Jansz -Courtesy Sunday Times Can anybody tell me why Duminda Silva is not shackled to his bed? After all, here we have a man who by numerous eyewitness and published accounts first slapped and then shot Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra. Even if this account is to be contested, Duminda Silva, at the very least was […]

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Canada’s Hardline Pursuance of Sri Lanka For Accountability, Points To Pressure From Frustrated Tamil Diaspora And Is Un-Canadian!

Monday, October 17th, 2011

LankaWeb Weekly Editorial October 18th 2011 There us every reason to believe that the Canadian Government’s pursuance of Sri Lankan for accountabilty to alleged human rights violations is a direct result of the huge Tamil Lobby in Canada as well as globally towards their cause as retaliation for the defeat of their champions the Tamil […]

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An adult is sad but a child smiles -A tribute to Titus Thotawatte

Monday, October 17th, 2011

Written by Malinda Seneviratne When Steve Jobs of Apple died a few weeks ago there was an over-pouring of grief. The newspapers were full of the man, his work, his vision and his humanity. A young friend of mine was perturbed by the fact that Sri Lanka had, going by the amount of coverage, lamented […]

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No society exists without taboos

Monday, October 17th, 2011

Dr.Tilak Fernando There is a five-letter word in the Oxford Dictionary the sound of which has a mixture of warning, embarrassment and contempt wrapped within it. This magic word “ƒ”¹…”TABOO’ was originally used by the Filipinos, later adopted by the French and ultimately by the English. Taboo in simple terms signifies a form of restraint […]

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Amnesty’s Dubious Standards Exposed

Monday, October 17th, 2011

Ira de Silva London, Ontario Canada Mr. Salil Shetty Secretary General Amnesty International London, U.K.   Dear Sir:   I am writing to you regarding two news reports about Amnesty this past week,  your statement on Sri Lanka after meeting with Mr. Rudd in Australia and the other regarding Amnesty in Canada calling for the […]

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DENGUE AND HOMOEO-PROPHYLAXIS

Monday, October 17th, 2011

Dr. Mass R. Usuf “”…” PhD, MD (Acu), MFHom Kotte I refer to the Daily Mirror editorial (8th Aug/11) which highlighted quite brazenly the need to put to test alternative medicine as a preventive against the menace of dengue and even as an option for treatment.  Homoeopathy has had much success over the centuries in […]

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