Archive for April 14th, 2012

CLINTON URGES SRI LANKA TO BUILD A “DEMOCRATIC NATION”

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

Herold Leelawardena Dear Mrs Clinton, From the beginning of the so-called European renaissance, westerners have plundered and looted the world heritage in the name of spreading their then value – religion. Throughout 19th century and early 20th century your ancestors rammed their ‘true’ religion on us saying our religions were false. We were brain washed to […]

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Irate readers censure ‘Daily Mirror’ editorial calling on the nation to forget the war on terrorism and our war heroes

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

Senaka Weeraratna Daily Mirror in its Editorial on April 10, 2012 called on the public to forget the war in the following terms ‘ we as a people must stop celebrating the May 2009 victory where tens of thousands of people were killed or wounded. We also need to take a second look at the wisdom […]

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Gunaratnam and the `clean hands’ doctrine

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

Editorial   Courtesy The Island A cursory application of the `clean hands’ doctrine to the case of Premakumara Gunaratnam would suggest that the hands of this dual citizen of Sri Lanka and Australia were anything but clean. The government, through a statement from the Ministry of External Affairs over which Law Professor G.L. Pieris presides, has […]

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Has The Rajapaksha Administration After Liberating The Nation From Tamil Tiger Terrorism Assumed Carte Blanche Towards Autocracy And Dictatorship ?

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

Editorial April 14th 2012 There seem to be merits based on some circumstatial evidence to the many questions being asked by the International community and some superpowers about Sri Lanka’s prima facie image based on certain occurences of incidents some attribute to the Government. It is reported that many in the Island Nation are now […]

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Deplorable Conditions of the Sri Lankan Universities

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

by Darshani Wimalasuriya Today Sri Lankan Universities are facing a huge dilemma. The quality of university education is declining and according to the World ranking Sri Lankan universities are lower than the universities in Uganda “”…” a country that has a lower literacy rate than Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan universities are filed with violence, extremist […]

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