Archive for March 28th, 2012

Home for the aged club of ex politicos afflicted with dotage, now tendering unsolicited, gratuitous advice

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

By Mario Perera, Kadawata  Unsolicited gratuitous advice is now being tendered to Sri Lanka by members of an exclusive Home for the Aged Club. This self constituted club comprises former Heads of State of certain nations. They all bear the label EX. One of them is Nelson Mandela. He is an ex in more senses […]

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Sri Lanka, beware of the American Trojan Horse!

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Asada M Erpini After delivering a body blow to Sri Lanka at the 19th Sessions of the UNHCR in Geneva on 20 March 2012 on alleged human rights violations, the US is now sending a team of business leaders, entrepreneurs, and investors to Sri Lanka to enhance bilateral economic relationships.  Investors in business concerns are […]

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Lessons Learnt at UNHRC

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Ranjith Soysa In interpreting and understanding the defeat suffered by Sri Lanka at the UNHRC any fool will be able to conclude that the US led West prefers a weak and unstable Sri Lanka in order to meet the objectives of their geo-political strategy in South Asia. India too needs a weak Sri Lanka embroiled […]

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Sri Lanka: Cabinet Minister Says Caritas Wants Anarchy

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

March 28, 2012  Caritas yesterday dismissed allegations from a senior cabinet minister accusing the Church’s social arm of involvement in a major conspiracy to create anarchy within the country.  Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena said Caritas members had organized recent farmers’ protests and had gone to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva to speak […]

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Sri Lanka vote has hurt India’s credibility

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

G Parthasarathy Courtesy: Daily Pioneer (India) March 28, 2012 Wars and conflicts are almost inevitably bloody and marked by huge civilian casualties which the Americans describe as “collateral damage”.  Estimates of the number of Iraqis killed after the American invasion of Iraq, avowedly in order to rid the country of nuclear weapons which never existed, […]

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Psychosocial Problems of the Sri Lankan Child Soldiers

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Dr Ruwan M Jayatunge   Abstract      Using children in armed conflicts has been reported in many countries around the world.  Various rebel groups in Africa, Asia and Latin America exploit children in their armed struggles against their respective regimes. Often these children are kidnaped from their parents and indoctrinated, given brief training and along with the […]

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Sri Lanka to reject UN resolution, according to External Affairs Minister

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Asada M Erpini The media on 26 March carried a statement by Prof. G.L. Peiris that Sri Lanka will reject the resolution that was adopted at the UNHCR sessions in Geneva on 22 March. The statement is one of the most decisive and firm responses to the intrusive resolution that was spearheaded by the US, […]

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Never trust Indian back-stabbers

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

H. L. D. Mahindapala  There was absolutely no moral or acceptable reason for India to abandon its immediate neighbours in the SAARC and Asian regions and rush to join hands with distant America and the West to back the US Resolution against Sri Lanka at the 19th session of the UNHRC in Geneva. This attempt […]

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