Archive for November 8th, 2012

Chief Justice must go to save the judiciary

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

H. L. D. Mahindapala   In the current tensions facing all three arms of the state — the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary — there is one simple, time-tested adage that over-rides all the legal, political and moral principles that would come into play: “Caesar’s wife must be above suspicion.” The 14 charges levelled […]

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Impeachment of a Chief Justice.

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

By Charles.S.Perera There is an avalanche of articles, reports , editorials  by those have been scandalised by the Government’s decision to impeach  the Chief Justice. Harim Pieries writes in the Island  of 8 November,2012 as follows: “”¦.However, the Rajapaksa regime should well consider that its track record and practice of fighting with friends and falling […]

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CJ’s defence of financial dealings does not hold water

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

The Daily News *A person of her stature cannot be vauge *Opens slew of questions Legal experts yesterday immediately reacting to a letter dispatched by Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake regarding the financial improprieties cited in the impeachment motion, say that these defences are untenable. For example she states (through her lawyers) that she banked with […]

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Canada’s Belligerent Attitude to Sri Lanka

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

Ira de Silva London, Ontario Hon. John Baird, P.C., M.P. Minister of Foreign Affairs House of Commons, Ottawa.  Dear Sir:  Reference  your reply on October 23,2012 to my emails of September 18 and 27, and December 6,2011,  I was going to send you an immediate response, but decided to  wait a few days to read […]

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13th Amendment – Implications of Eelam

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

Ratanapala 24 October 2012 The 13th Amendment in its various manifestations is in for consideration. It is best if the following issues too are discussed in this forum and elsewhere by patriots so that their implications for the future of Sri Lanka and for the future generations of all Sri Lankans are given due consideration. […]

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THE MISERABLE FATE OF INDIAN SOLDIERS

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

PROFESSOR ALI SUKHANVER “They hang the victims upside down; they stab them with sharp instruments, force objects such as chilies or thick sticks into their rectums and most of the time the victims have to face severe beatings, electric shocks and crushing heavy rollers”, says a report of Amnesty International on the situation of human […]

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ISLAM AND PEACE

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

By A. Abdul Aziz. (Given below is the script of the address by Honourable Senator Dr. Iftikhar Ayaz OBE at PEACE SYMPOSIUM held at Taj Samudra “”…” Colombo, organized by  Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at, Sri Lanka on 3rd November 2012.)  Dr. Iftikhar Ayaz OBE. OBE (Officer of the Excellent Order of the British Empire) Alfred Einstein […]

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An Archetypal Perspective for Combat Trauma

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

Dr. Roger Brooke -Duquesne University In psychology’s academic and professional worlds, the name of Carl Jung seems largely to have fallen into history, yet Jungian journals and books continue to flourish. His archetypal perspective has been especially helpful recently for many combat veterans trying to make sense of their experience. One does not have to […]

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