Archive for August 29th, 2012

A 100 days of terror under Martial Law

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Janaka Perera Today, August 30, marks exactly 97 years after the end of a 100-day rule by the monstrous Martial Law which the British Colonial Government enforced to quell the communal riots of 1915. It was like using a sledge hammer to kill an insect. The violent incidents were a glaring example of divide-and-rule colonial […]

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FORMIDABLE DETERRENTS TO REDUCE AND AVERT CRIME.

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Susantha  Wijesinghe It was a few weeks back, that some Legislator said, that  miscreants  illegally digging for Treasure and Stealing ancient Artifacts, would be severely dealt with by  Law, and any Vehicles and Implements / Machinery used by them, would be impounded, and confiscated, by the State. This is very laudable. I do hope that this has […]