Archive for June 22nd, 2013

International law is Eurocentric and Colonial – Time to change

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

Shenali D Waduge How many would agree that imperialism hasn’t ended and it is found in what we know today as “international law”? The stark reality is that decolonization took place ONLY AFTER the former empires established another means of retaining control “”…” that mode was international law. International law propagated by the West is […]

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Dayan Jayatillake: A Rebel without a Worthy Cause

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

Dilrook Kannangara Dayan has had a very eventful political life. One common theme running through his life is that he has been jumping from one camp to another, leaving his allies in misery. They are the depictions of various stages of Indian involvement in the island nation. His historical allegiances made what he is today. […]

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“Choose your words better Mr. Harper.” Says a Canadian (probably)

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

Asada M Erpini It is reported that the severe flooding in Western Calgary in Canada has led to around 75,000 people being evacuated from their homes, according to media reports on 22 June. And, what does Canada’s Prime Minister “”…” yes, the same Stephen Harper who has so much to pontificate to “ƒ”¹…”bad boy’ Sri […]

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Recognition of Authorship of UDRS – Conspiracy of Silence detrimental to Sri Lanka

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

by Cricket Observer     When the odds were mounting against Sri Lanka in the second semi “”…” final match of the ICC Champions Trophy played between India v Sri Lanka at Cardiff on June 20, 2013, both Mahela Jayawardene and Angelo Mathews successfully reviewed two close lbw calls each, and survived for a little […]

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Gang rape in India: Indian Prime Minister has his work cut out

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

Asada M Erpini  Just two days ago you were reported to be dismayed that Sri Lanka was planning to tone down the 13th Amendment to the Constitution of Sri Lanka. Please forget about Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka has enough capable people to manage its affairs.  There is this piece of news that I came across […]

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Friends of Syria?

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

Michelle Alexander “Friends of Syria” is a collective of nations and bodies that meet periodically to discuss the issue of Syria outside the UN Security Council. The last meeting has put pressure on what action the US Government should take, particularly the specifics of aid to the Syrian rebels. The rebels are pressing for heavy […]

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