Archive for August 27th, 2013

A question for Navi Pillai

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

By:  Dharshan Weerasekera Of the many questions that will be asked of UN Human Rights High Commissioner Navi Pillai on her week-long visit to Sri Lanka, I doubt anyone will ask the following.  Hence, someone should ask it.  The question is this:  “UNHRC resolution A/HRC/22/L.1/Rev.1, which mandates your visit, includes a clause which calls on […]

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Are we progressing or regressing

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Michelle Alexander Today, the Daily Mirror has highlighted a news report of a local Face Book user operating a closed group called “Kellanwa Rape karanna kamathi kollo”. It is said that there are several Face Book pages operated by locals with pictures that are taken of school girls and women going about their business (without […]

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Are the Muslims falling asleep ?

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Bisthan Batcha  The question is being asked in various fora as to whether the Muslims in Sri Lanka, who were subjected to mental trauma and physical harassment in the recent past by the actions of certain racist Groups, have now deemed it to be “ƒ”¹…”safe’ once again for Sri Lankan Muslims. Have the Muslims slipped […]

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