Archive for February 17th, 2013

Time to probe the INGOs and NGOs

Sunday, February 17th, 2013

H. L. D. Mahindapala At a recent meeting the Australian Foreign Minister, Bob Carr, delivered a blunt message to his diplomats : “We are running a foreign policy for a nation-state; not for a non-governmental organisation.” (The Australian –7/2/2013, p.12.) This is an out-and-out rejection of I/NGOs as overseers or interventionists in the domestic affairs […]

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No Reconciliation , but acceptance- No devolution of power, but Sharing of power.

Sunday, February 17th, 2013

By Charles.S.Perera Reconciliation is defined as:  to  re establish cordial relation ship. And acceptance is defined as: the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true. Hence to talk about reconciliation as re establishing cordial relations is not what is required after 30 years of terrorism.  The pre-existing relation between the […]

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IDPS of North Demanding Lands Occupied by Sri Lankan Military

Sunday, February 17th, 2013

Asada M Erpini The media reported on 16 February that thousands of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are on a hunger strike in Jaffna demanding that they be given the land that the military occupies. The clamour should be dismissed outright. The armed forces of Sri Lanka are there to ensure the security of the country […]

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Minister Jason Kenney says that Canada acted against its own interest by banning LTTE

Sunday, February 17th, 2013

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 Canada 15 January 2013 Hon. Jason Kenney, PC., MP, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration & Multiculturalism House of Commons, Ottawa Dear Jason: I recall Martin Luther King Jr., saying: “We shall have to repent in this generation not so much for the evil deeds […]

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