Archive for November, 2013

Human Rights Luxuries of 2 Million Tamils Verses the Right to Life of 21 Million Sri Lankans

Saturday, November 30th, 2013

Dilrook Kannangara Too much has been said about human rights of a mere 2 million Sri Lankan Tamils in the past few years. Most of these are absurd allegations as Tamils in Sri Lanka enjoy the same level of human rights as Tamils in Canada, UK or India. However, nothing has been said about the […]

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Sri Lanka Tamils an obstruction to Sri Lanka’s progress and development as a Unitary Independent Sovereign State.

Saturday, November 30th, 2013

By Charles.S.Perera  David Camaron said of Muttiah Murulitharan:  “First, I did not hit Muralitharan for six. Secondly, I think he was being quite gentle with me. I certainly could not read which way the ball was going to go and I was fairly lucky to hit it at all. He made a good point that […]

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The Apathy Of The British Prime Minister’s Call For Rights Violations Put Into Perspective.

Saturday, November 30th, 2013

Insight By Sunil Kumar November 28th, 2013   It seems a bit odd that British Prime Minister David Cameron in demanding a “transparent, credible and independent” probe into the alleged massacre of Sri Lankan Tamils, days after he pressed President Mahinda Rajapaska for an enquiry into rights violations during the final days of the civil […]

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Deepak Obhrai: Your statement in parliament

Saturday, November 30th, 2013

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . Canada 29 November 2013 Deepak Obhrai, MP Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs,  House of Commons, Ottawa Dear Deepak: At 11:25 this morning I watched on CPAC  you getting up from your seat in the House and briefing your parliamentary colleagues with a […]

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Traumatic Brain Injury among the Sri Lankan Combat Veterans

Saturday, November 30th, 2013

  Dr.Ruwan M Jayatunge  A significant number of Sri Lankan soldiers sustained head injuries during the Eelam War that lasted from 1983 to 2009. These head injuries mainly occurred due to gunshot wounds, mortar blast injuries, grenade explosions and artillery blasts. Traumatic Brain Injuries increased High morbidity and mortality rates among the Sri Lankan combatants. Traumatic […]

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SOME SOUND ADVICE FROM THE EARLIER EXPLOTER’S OF TAMIL COLI SLAVES

Saturday, November 30th, 2013

Mahinda Weerasinghe Indian State as an Enemy is not an enemy per se; it is subtler than that. If they dig a little deeper they will find that Jaffna Tamil Catholics are behind the whole gambit. They are using that sack of rice “Jayalalitha” and other Indian jokers in order to get their dirty work […]

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British Prime Minister David Cameron may have highlighted alleged human rights issues in Sri Lanka because he had domestic collateral political considerations with an anticipated election in 2015 -Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to Britain Dr. Chris Nonis

Friday, November 29th, 2013

BBC World News – Global – interview with H.E. Dr. Chris Nonis , Sri Lankan High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, on 28th November 2013 *Significant Tamil diaspora in Britain *Census is one of LLRC recommendations British Prime Minister David Cameron may have highlighted alleged human rights issues in Sri Lanka because he had domestic […]

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‘The Last Phase’, screened at EU Parliament

Friday, November 29th, 2013

Courtesy Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka) ‘The Last Phase’, a documentary film depicting the life story of a former female LTTE cadre during the final stages of the humanitarian operation in Sri Lanka was screened on Thursday at the European Union (EU) Parliament in Brussels for the first time. Watch full video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngNeF5WY64s The event […]

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Dharshan Weerasekera exposes Sri Lanka’s External Affairs Ministry’s deficient legal work

Friday, November 29th, 2013

by Shenali D. Waduge Lawyer Mr. Dharshan Weerasekera’s highly analytical and insightful article titled “Illegality of UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon’s approach to Sri Lanka’ appearing in ‘Foreign Policy Journal’ of 19 March 2013 and published in several Lankan internet websites and mainstream newspapers i.e. Daily News (November 28 and 29, 2013) in the […]

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වසර 36ක් පුරා මෙරට තුල සිදුකරන ලද මානව හිමිකම් උල්ලංඝණයන් හා ඒවාට ඇති විදේශීය ඥාතිත්වය හෙලි කරමු! 2.

Friday, November 29th, 2013

චන්ද්‍රසේන පණ්ඩිතගේ විසිනි වර්ෂ 1972 සැප්තැම්බර් මස 17 වෙනිදාය. මේ දිනයේදී යාපනයේ දොරෙඅප්පා ක්රීඩා පිටියේදී පැවති සැනකෙළියකදී බෝමබයක් පිපිරුවා හැර, අාරම්භ කල දෙමළ ත්රස්තවාදය, වර්ෂ 2009 මැයි මස 18 වෙනිදා නන්දිකඩාල් කලපුවේදී නිම විය. ඒ නිම වූයේ දෘෂ්යමාන ත්රස්තවාදයයි.   දැන් අප සූදානම් වන්නේ ඒ ත්රස්තවාදය මේ රට තුල සිදුකල කාර්යය සම්බන්ධව විදිමත් පරීක්ෂණයක් සිදුකල යුතු ආකාරය […]

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Feedback On Mr. Harper Not Attending the Commonwealth Summit

Friday, November 29th, 2013

Ira de Silva Ontario, Canada Roxanne James, M.P. (Conservative)  Parliamentary Secretary for Minister of Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario   Dear Madam:   You have asked for feedback on Mr. Harper not attending the Commonwealth Summit.      Regarding human rights – I do not agree. Canada has no right to criticise […]

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Fixing The Economy Or Drowning In Odious Debt

Thursday, November 28th, 2013

Janaka Yagirala Lets face it, we are drowning in debt. Its no secret that our economy is in pretty bad shape, nor does it take a genius to figure it out. It is true that most of the world is suffering a similar fate. The Americans are 16 trillion dollars in debt. The British are […]

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Tamil tigers Pioneered Terror – Dompost 27/11/13

Thursday, November 28th, 2013

Dr.Chula NA Rajapakse MNZM, Spokesperson , United Sri Lanka Assn., LowerHutt. Letters to Editor , Dompost.   Dear Editor,   Gus Campbell’s amazing letter seeing the truth as it is restores   some welcome balance to the unfounded diatribe that has dominated the media in the past few weeks, that paid scant attention  to the Tiger   […]

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LIFE ABROAD – Part 55: TOWARDS A TENACIOUS APPROACH

Thursday, November 28th, 2013

Dr.Tilak Fernando The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2013 ended on November 17 in Colombo. During its post-mortem, many ideas, suggestions, criticism and especially emotional outbursts have spearheaded in the Sri Lankan press, websites as well as in some of the Western press lambasting the British Prime Minister David Cameron’s boorish behaviour for acting […]

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Bully Cameron – The God of the GTF – Just do it

Thursday, November 28th, 2013

‘Old Soldier’ “The end justifies the means to save lives” “Trial by television”(Margaret Thatcher) David Cameron as a guest of Sri Lanka, ostensibly to attend CHOGM, threatened to put his host in the dock at the UNHRC in Geneva. The first lesson even a Corporal of the Brit army is taught is not to threaten. […]

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Minister Dilan Perera says Sri Lanka committed to address the regional mismatches between supply and demand in foreign employment through Colombo Process Chair

Thursday, November 28th, 2013

Media Release : Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka in Geneva Minister Dilan Perera says Sri Lanka committed to address the regionalmismatches between supply and demand in foreign employment through Colombo Process Chair Minister of Foreign Employment Promotion & Welfare Dilan Perera has said Sri Lanka which recently assumed the Chairmanship of the Colombo Process – […]

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Re:Your wanting a feed back about Prime Minister Harper not attending the Commonwealth Summit

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . Canada  (Ottawa-Vanier Riding) 26 November 2013 Roxanne James, Conservative MP for Scarborough Centre, Ontario Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness House of Commons, Ottawa Dear Roxanne: Forgive me if I am breaching Electoral Riding protocols by responding to your letter […]

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TNA MP Siritharan glorifies Tiger leader Prabhakaran

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

P.A.Samaraweera, Melbourne TNA MP Siritharan in a speech made in Parliament on the 26th Nov had lionised the Tiger leader Prabhakaran. He had said that, “Prabhakaran was a national hero” and had called upon Tamils to commemorate his death. Govt MP’s have condemned him for making a ‘Mahaveera’ speech glorifying the terrorist leader. For Siritharan, the man […]

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The Illegality of UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon’s approach to Sri Lanka

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

by Dharshan Weerasekera -Courtesy Foreign Policy Journal March 19, 2013 U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon Download this paper (PDF) Since the end of the civil war in Sri Lanka in May 2009, there have been four attempts by the UN, or associated with the UN, to pursue “accountability” with respect to alleged war crimes committed […]

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Proud Sri Lankans – Buy Sri Lankan – Be Sri Lankan

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Shenali D Waduge The importance of culture, values, traditions, customs are all integrated into how a country’s identity is identified. It is this identity that gets passed down from generation to generation continued to preserve and protect what is held precious to the natives whose identity becomes a key part of who they are and […]

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Chronic kidney disease in Rajarata, worse than tsunami

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

by Prof. Sunil J. Wimalawansa Safe drinking water is a fundamental human right, but more than 2.0 billion people in the world still lack access to safe-clean drinking water and to sanitation; Sri Lanka is no exception. Contaminated water and poor sanitation claim more lives than any war or any single disease. Toxic chemicals or […]

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Who is responsible for continued accusation of Sri Lanka for violation of human rights and war crimes ?

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

By Charles.S.Perera  Sri Lanka is being accused for violation of human rights and its Armed Forces for war crimes  But why and who is responsible for  this wild accusation by the West ?  There had not been any violation of human rights  for which Sri Lanka could correctly  be singled out as the only country […]

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The Rowdiness of David Cameron lets Britain down despite the heartwarming charm of Prince Charles in Sri Lanka

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Shenali D Waduge  The best of British we were told would arrive in Colombo to participate in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting hosted by Sri Lanka. We didn’t have to say ‘Bob’s your uncle’ for Cameron made quite clear all the way from London he was not going to be fagged by Rajapakse’s hospitality […]

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Britain’s Human Rights Abuses.

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Rudra de Zoysa, New Zealand. Dear Editor,  I was amazed at the number of examples given by the contributors to this publication about the instances of Britain’s human rights abuses. If you wish to read about all of Britain’s abuses of human rights since 1944 then please refer to or purchase the following book: – […]

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Three page article by Rosie DiManno in Nov 2013

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Mahinda Gunasekera Agincourt, Ontario Canada By E-mail November 24, 2013 The Editor Toronto Star Toronto, Ontario Dear Editor, Re: Three page article by Rosie DiManno carried in the Star of November  2013 Rosie DiManno is once again packing her lengthy article with statements from different persons and repeating some allegations picked up from various sources […]

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Attempts to celebrate Tiger leader’s birthday and heroes day

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

P.A.Samaraweera, Melbourne The birthday of Prabhakaran falls on 26 Nov. During the hey days of the LTTE, Prabhakaran commemorated his birthday by his much publicised speech  which was made at a ceremony in the North. It was his usual call for a separate state and  claim for Eelam. Then the following day, 27 Nov, was commemorated as the heroes day, […]

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වසර 36ක් පුරා මෙරට තුල සිදුකරන ලද මානව හිමිකම් උල්ලංඝණයන් හා ඒවාට ඇති විදේශීය ඥාතිත්වය හෙලි කරමු! 1.

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

චන්ද්‍රසේන පණ්ඩිතගේ විසිනි මේ රට තුල වසර තිහක කාලයක් පුරා  යුද්ධයක් පැවතිණි. වර්ෂ 2009 මැයි මස 18 වෙනිදා මේ යුද්ධය නිමාවට පත් කරන ලදී. යුද්ධය නිමා කිරීම වරදක් ලෙස දකිණ ලෝක ප්රජාවෙන් කොටසක් කුපිතව, නව යුද්ධයක් අාරම්භ කර තිබේ. ඊට මුහණදීමට, මුලු රටම ඉතා බුද්ධිමත්ව සූදානම්විය යුතුය. ඒ සදහා ජාතිය පෙල ගස්වන්නේ කෙසේද යන්න සම්බන්ධව […]

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Galle Dialogue

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy Island Regional as well as global naval powers are participating in the fourth edition of the Galle Dialogue, scheduled to begin today at the Light House Hotel. Among the participants are those who had been supportive of Sri Lanka’s war against terror paving the way for the conclusion of the conflict […]

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Money Transfer on Kapruka.com

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Asoka Seneviratne USA I am a Sri Lankan living in USA. I have been using Kapruka.com for years to send dozens of gifts to Sri Lanka.  Recently I had to send  $ 2200.00 to family memeber in SL for an urgent matter. I did the transaction through Kapruka.com. They claim to provide the prevailing exchange […]

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Second biggest SAARC partner pushing $ 240M investments to Sri Lanka

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

PRESS COMMUNIQUE – MINISTRY OF INDUSTRY & COMMERCE, SRI LANKA Sri Lanka’s second largest trade partner in SAARC is bullish, aims at heavy industry sectors here and has even earmarked an investment quantum destined for Sri Lanka. “Pakistani investors have a preference for Sri Lanka due to logistics and developing infrastructure. We now ready with […]

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