Archive for March 15th, 2012

Response to the Channel 4 film on Sri Lanka on 14 March 2012

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

PRESS RELEASE–High Commission of Sri Lanka  London The High Commission of Sri Lanka regrets that, once again, Channel 4 chose not to share the video footage or any of the other material upon which it purports to have relied, prior to broadcast. This denied the High Commission of Sri Lanka and the Government of Sri […]

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Presidential Adviser on Reconciliation Counters Channel 4 Film

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

Prof. Rajiva Wijesinha, Presidential Adviser on Reconciliation, In a statement from Geneva, Prof. Rajiva Wijesinha, Presidential Adviser on Reconciliation, responded to claims in the latest Channel 4 film on Sri Lanka. Prof. Rajiva Wijesinha is currently Chair of the Council of Asian Liberals and Democrats and was re-elected leader of the Liberal Party of Sri […]

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Sri Lanka asks: Why is Prabakaran’s son death any different from Children killed by LTTE?

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

Shenali Waduge We ask the international community just one question. Why does international media, NGOs & Human Rights Groups and UN members attention get diverted ONLY towards a picture of a dead terrorist leaders son ignoring footage of innocent civilians & children killed by LTTE strikes over 30 years and not a single foreign documentary […]

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A Good explanation of why Channel 4 are producing documentaries about Sri Lanka Called “ Sri Lanka Killing Fields” Using UK tax payers money .

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

The BBC reported http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-12216603 Channel 4 will take more risks in an attempt to find new hit shows to fill the gap left by Big Brother, its chief executive has pledged. David Abraham said money previously spent on the reality show was now available for experimental new shows. Money has gone into “documentaries and factual […]

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Blake’s doublespeak

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

Editorial Island News paper in Sri Lanka “Experience in many civil conflicts around the world has shown that countries that don’t take adequate measures to addres reconciliation and accountability frequently experience a regeneration of the insurgency that they faced. We could see very much that similar situation in Sri Lanka.” Thus spake President Barack Obama’s […]

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