Archive for March 5th, 2012

Sri Lanka’s L.L.R.C. Report and U.K.’s “Bloody Sunday” Report

Monday, March 5th, 2012

By Albert J. Fernando, Canada Britain, out of the various Western countries, had taken a leading role in criticizing and condemning Sri Lanka for alleged human rights abuses, and alleged war crimes, including alleged shooting down unarmed civilians. Before the Lessons Learned and Reconciliation Commission (L.L.R.C.) was appointed, it asked Sri Lanka why there is […]

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Treatment of Sri Lanka’s Representative, Maj. General Shavendra by Madame L. Frechette at the U.N.

Monday, March 5th, 2012

Ira de Silva London, Ontario Canada To;Ambassador Zeid Ra’ad Zeid Al-Hussein of Jordan Ambassadoe Henry Anyidolo of Ghana Ambassador Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz of Brazil Ambassador Abulkalam Abdul Momen of Bangladesh Ambassador Maged Abdelaziz of Egypt Ambassador Hardeep Sing Puri of India Ambassador Abdullah Hussain Haroon of Pakistan Ambassador Chikadibia Isaac Obiakor of Nigeria […]

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Response to Op-Ed of Mar 2,2012 by UNSG’s Panel

Monday, March 5th, 2012

By Mahinda Gunasekera The Editor New York Times New York, NY  Dear Editor, Op-Ed Column of March 2,’12 by M.Darusman, Steven Ratner and Yasmin Sooka  It is not surprising that the same three members of the so called Panel of Experts on Sri Lanka should team up again to try and sway the thinking of […]

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Human Rights Hypocrisy

Monday, March 5th, 2012

By Padraig Colman Courtesy The Island  March 3, 2012, 4:35 pm  My friends in the UK are asking me what is happening to Sri Lanka as they read about the Commons debate and the shenanigans in Geneva. This is what I told them.  On February 22 2012, the House of Commons witnessed one of its […]

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Dual Citizenship applications to resume

Monday, March 5th, 2012

Anjalika Silva USA It is a relief to learn that dual citizenship applications will be resumed shortly as stated by the Controller General of Immigration and Emigration Chulananda Perera.   It has taken too long already.  In the first place the lack of thought and planning with a vision for preventing exploitation was totally lacking at […]

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CKDu and Arsenic Hypocrisy: Response

Monday, March 5th, 2012

By Prof.  Mala Amarasinghe and Dr. K. S. Dahanayake Courtesy The Island  March 4, 2012, 7:25 pm   It is pathetic to read what Registrar of Pesticides (RoP) has written in his article on arsenic and pathological science to The Island on 1st March 2012. Obviously, he has written about how pathetically he dealt the […]

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