Archive for June 17th, 2013

Sri Lanka need not do India’s bidding: Sri Lanka does not need to please India

Monday, June 17th, 2013

Asada M Erpini Sri Lanka is an independent, sovereign nation. The decisions on its constitution and any amendments to it are a matter for its citizens. The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) keeps on harping on the need of implementing the 13th Amendment to the Sri Lanka constitution, which was forced upon Sri Lanka under the […]

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Why this dissension amoung the Cabinet Ministers on the 13 Amendment ?

Monday, June 17th, 2013

By Chareles.S.Perera  Tissa Vitharan  the Technology and Research Minister  representing the LSSP had said that the 13 Amendment is already a weak Amendment and therefore there is no reason that it should be removed.   But if that is the case why not remove  it instead of keeping a weak controversial amendment.  Tissa Vitharana had added, […]

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NORTHERN ELECTIONS: THERE IS A BETTER WAY

Monday, June 17th, 2013

Don Wijewardana  When the Indo-Sri Lanka Peace Accord was signed in July 1987 it was hailed as “New Delhi’s biggest diplomatic coup, which had immense strategic value”[i]. Indeed. The conditions imposed on Sri Lanka were intended to end the freedom it enjoyed in having independent defence, foreign affairs and regional administration policies.  A significant outcome […]

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Buddhists are victims of Hate Speech and Media Manipulation in Sri Lanka

Monday, June 17th, 2013

Shenali D Waduge They say you cannot fool the people all of the time and the recent announcement by a Minister who thinks he is doing a favor to those he closely associates with is like a blessing in disguise for the real victims of hate speech and the likelihood that it is going to […]

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Sri Lanka, thuggery and the culture impunity

Monday, June 17th, 2013

Michelle Alexander  During the course of this year alone, there have been many reported cases of violence and thuggery. This seems to reflect even with the off-spring of the highest in the land. Sadly, this culture has permeated to schools where even students now engage in acts of violence, and is spreading to every sphere, […]

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