Archive for November 28th, 2011

Elaine Pearson’s (Human Rights Watch) Presentation on Sri Lanka’s Human Rights Violations‏ – November 18,2011

Monday, November 28th, 2011

Ira de Silva London, Ontario Mr. Scott-Reid, M.P. Chair, Canadian House of Commons Sub-Committee on Human Rights of the Standing committee of Foreign Affairs & International Development   Re: Presentation by Ms. Elaine Pearson, Deputy Director, Asia Division of Human Rights Watch on Sri Lankan Human Rights – Nov. 18,2011   Dear Sir:   I […]

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An Outsider’s View—10-CESJ’s ‘Just Third Way’ provides design for building new world economic system without pitfalls of capitalism-socialism

Monday, November 28th, 2011

By Shelton A. Gunaratne Professor of mass communications emeritus, Minnesota State University Moorhead  Republicans and their Tea Party troglodytes tend to believe that capitalism is an unchanging phenomenon. Therefore, they yearn to seek solutions to America’s contemporary problems in the U.S. Constitution and associated conventions adopted and practiced in the late 18th century. Oblivious to […]

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Southern expressway and intelligent politics of mass transport

Monday, November 28th, 2011

Chandre Dharmawardana The Southern Expressway is an example of the government’s policy “to ensure that all segments of the country receive the dividends of development”, as stated in the Daily News article announcing the “Gateway to Wonder” (Daily News 26-11-2011). The integrity and governability of a nation depend on its transport system. The Romans knew […]

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My short encounters with Peter Roebuck and Haroon Lorgat in Colombo

Monday, November 28th, 2011

By Senaka Weeraratna  I wish to place on record my two short meetings with Mr. Peter Roebuck at the SSC Grounds (Sept. 18 -20, 2011) and subsequent meeting with Mr. Haroon Lorgat on Sept. 20, 2011 at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka.  It happened in the last three days of the Third and […]

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High Commission Doors are Open to All Races and Religions – Dr Chris Nonis at the Deepavali Celebration,London

Monday, November 28th, 2011

 Sri Lankan High Commission The Sri Lanka High Commission in London celebrated Deepavali festival on 20th November 2011 at the High Commission premises with the participation of a large number of the Sri Lankan Diaspora.  The event commenced with the lighting of traditional oil lamp. Hindu religious observances were conducted by Sivasri Ramanatha kurukkal who […]

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THE BLASPHEMY LAW AND THE MINORITIES

Monday, November 28th, 2011

By A. Abdul Aziz, Press Secretary, Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at, Sri Lanka.  Pakistan is a country that has invoked laws of hatred against the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community which prevent its members in Pakistan from basic acts of worship. The blasphemy laws are one of the many ways in which the government of Pakistan severely violates the internationally […]

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TEN PROBLEMS – ONE SOLUTION

Monday, November 28th, 2011

By Ian The President in his speech at the Southern Expressway said that this could be a beginning of building of a modern society. He also mentioned that had there been such an expressway linking the north with the south the divisions the extremists would not have succeeded in capitalizing the mistrust among the communities. […]

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