Archive for April 6th, 2013

Kath Noble’s cry of victory for America on its resolution against Sri Lanka

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

By Charles.S.Perera Kath Noble in her article ” Sri Lanka’s defeat ” to the Island on 27 March, 2013, states , “The UN Human Rights Council sessions ended last week with the passage of another resolution on Sri Lanka. It was a victory for the United States, which secured 25 votes in favour compared to […]

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Agreements that Betrayed Sri Lanka: Interim Self-Governing Authority (ISGA)

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Shenali Waduge Ranil Wickremasinghe won parliamentary elections in December 2001 and within 2 months signed the ceasefire agreement placing a terrorist organization on par with a democratic government and virtually allowing the LTTE a carte blanche “”…” an agreement like the Indo-Lanka Accord withheld from the People of Sri Lanka and even Ranil Wickremasinghe’s own […]

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Was the Colonial Encounter an unmitigated disaster for the peoples of Sri Lanka?

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

R Chandrasoma It is commonly supposed that Asiatic nations – Sri Lanka  being a kind of archetype in this respect – suffered hugely due to  the predation of European nations in the first flush of imperial power. There is no doubt that Portugal was a marauding menace in the sixteenth century and that this first […]

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Stop exporting elephants from Sri Lanka as gifts – it debases our humanity and Buddhist heritage

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Shenali Waduge No ruler of Sri Lanka can afford to ignore Buddhist injunctions which used to form the moral and ethical framework of governance of this country under our pre-colonial Sinhalese Kings.   One of the most celebrated injunctions conveyed by a monk to a King in recorded history is that moving plea made by […]

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President will not brook outside interference

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

By Uditha Kumarasinghe Courtesy The Sunday Observer Despite his Marxist convictions which fostered his political life, at a nationally important moment he took a decisive step to support the UPFA Government to free the country from the clutches of terrorism. Minister Wimal Weerawansa is a born orator who could hold his audience spellbound for hours on […]

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Christian denigration of Buddhism and conversion of the vulnerable

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

by  J. Goonetilleke Creating violence and then moralising is one of the WMDs used by the Christian church to destabilise native societies. The Karen rebels in Burma and Tamil Tigers of Sri Lanka were well supported by the Christian church. They were in the forefront supporting the Tigers internationally. Their propaganda machines depicted the war as […]

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Sri Lanka heals from civil war –

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

 Amy Karafin Posted on March 24, 2013 by IS “Over and over again I would see evidence of the civil war, which began in 1983 and continued until 2009. During that time, militants seeking a separate Tamil state in the north and east (an area including the largely Tamil Jaffna peninsula) were pitted against the government, […]

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