Archive for July 14th, 2013

Travels of a journalist [2013 Series # 9]-CCF must re-think its policy of ‘fleecing’ foreigners at Cultural Triangle sites

Sunday, July 14th, 2013

By Shelton Gunaratne, author of Village Life in the Forties: Memories of a Lankan Expatriate (Bloomington, IN: iUniverse); and From Village Boy to Global Citizen Vol. 1& Vol.2 (Bloomington, IN: Xlibris). During my early April 10-day tour of Sri Lanka, the country where I was born and raised, I tried to examine my experiences as […]

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America’s treatment of whistleblowers and Americans in a police state

Sunday, July 14th, 2013

Shenali D Waduge America must be humoring us. Otherwise how is it possible for the world’s human rights watch dog, crusader of peace, champion of democracy and the beacon of truth and reconciliation simply to jail and lock up all those who we are now told are “whistleblowers” because they divulged the dirty tricks America […]

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Instil the killer instinct in all Sri Lankans!

Sunday, July 14th, 2013

Asada M Erpini Sri Lankans, on the whole, are ready to accept subservience and docility. This nature probably is related to the fact that most Sri Lankans are Buddhists, a religion that advocates compassion and non-violence, as opposed to some other religions that promote even the killing of those who do not profess their own […]

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WHAT HAPPENED THAT DREADFUL NIGHT

Sunday, July 14th, 2013

ALI SUKHANVER  “That was no doubt the most dreadful night of my life,” a Swiss tourist in her late thirties was talking to the media in a tone filled with harassment and fear. She had been on a visit to India this March with her husband. “I had just changed my dress and was simply […]

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