Archive for November 14th, 2013

CBC’s THe Current on HR violations in Sri Lanka -Nov 14th

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Mahinda Gunasekera Agincourt, Canada November 14, 2013 CBC, The Current Toronto, Ontario Dear Sir/Madam, I watched The Current this morning and submitted the following comment in respect of matters discussed in the program.‚  It appears as though Sri Lanka is being tried by the media on numerous allegations deemed “credible”.‚  What does “Credible allegations” mean?‚  […]

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BBC’s never-stopping propagation of baseless lies: “UN reports 40,000 civilians killed by Sri Lanka”

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Asada M Erpini A report in the media, dated 14 November, quotes BBC as saying, -UN estimates 40,000 civilians were killed in the last five months of the war-. BBC is obviously referring to the war of liberation that culminated on 19 May 2009. The fact that there was never a UN report that gave […]

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Sri Lankan diplomat says rights criticism a ‘proxy propaganda war’

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

By Susannah Cullinane, CNN (CNN) — Sri Lanka’s high commissioner to Britain has blamed criticism of his country’s human rights record on a “proxy propaganda war” being carried out by those who funded the nation’s “terrorist conflict.” (Video Link) : http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/14/world/asia/sri-lanka-commonwealth-nonis/index.html?hpt=ias_c2  

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Tamil Eelam returns to Tamil Nadu, India

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Shenali D Waduge ‚ The charade of setting up Tamil Eelam in Sri Lanka has lasted long enough -” 30 years to be precise. Tamil Nadu has been happy to watch from the balcony attempts to set up the foundation for Eelam in Sri Lanka as prescribed by Indian Governments. With the vanquishing of the LTTE […]

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Sri Lanka does not need a Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Shenali D Waduge A country that has become the 1st to eliminate a terrorist movement should not have to look at or copy models of other nations when what prevailed in South Africa is totally different to the scenario that prevailed in Sri Lanka. South Africa-â„¢s issue was apartheid -” invading colonial settlers taking control […]

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No business in Sri Lanka for Indian business mission!

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Asada M Erpini ‚ A high level business mission is apparently in Colombo now, according to media reports dated 12 November. The gentlemen and the lady constituting the team should be given a plain and simple answer: -You have no business in Sri Lanka-. ‚ The Prime Minister of India has already written to the President of […]

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My comment to The Daily Mirror 14/11/13:

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

‚ S de Silva London The Daily Mirror reports that William Hague MP expects -Accountability for Past Crimes-.‚  Fine! ‚ Please remind Mr Hague, without being vague!, that ANY accountability has to apply to ALL and that must include the LTTE and their financial backers in the West and also cover the full 30 years of the […]

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The Commonwealth should take over the mantle of bringing about economic development, the need of the hour,

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

By Garvin Karunaratne, Ph.D. It has been aptly said that the sun did not set in the days of the British Empire.‚  The Empire included Australia, Canada, India and‚  many African countries and the sun did shine every minute‚  on some part of that vast Empire. ‚ With the countries gaining independence one by one, the […]

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Sri Lanka Media Watch

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Ira de Silva Ontario, Canada The Editor National Post Toronto, Ontario Dear Sir: Reference this article, what is interesting to note is that Mr. Samathanan came to Canada as a refugee. The inference is that he would have claimed persecution, discrimination, torture etc. to support his application for refugee status. That he lied to get […]

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CORRUPTED JOURNALISM: CHANNEL 4 AND SRI LANKA

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Sri Lanka Media Watch Engage Sri Lanka has published Corrupted Journalism: Channel 4 and Sri Lanka. It is a 222-page study of the allegations made by British television broadcaster Channel 4 against the Government of Sri Lanka regarding events in the last few weeks of the Sri Lankan civil war, fought between the government and […]

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Use CHOGM To Direct The Focus On Tiger Diaspora

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Dr. Chula NA Rajapakse MNZM Spokesperson,,United Sri Lanka Ass., Lower Hutt, NZ The Editor Lanka Web. ‚  Dear Editor, ‚  The CHOGM offers an excellent opportunity to focus the spot light on the Tiger Diaspora who are the ones at the bottom of the international media woes for Sri Lanka currently. They are the ones […]

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Deepak Obhrai lays a wreath for the Tamil Tigers at a cemetery at Elaphant Pass

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . Canada 13 November 2013 Hon. Deepak Obhrai, MP Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs House of Commons, Ottawa, Ontario Dear Deepak: Today-â„¢s Sri Lanka-â„¢s THE ISLAND reports that –PM Harper-â„¢s rep lays flowers for Tigers-‚  It continues to say that you had laid […]

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Killing Fields: Threadbare Journalism on Display at Curtin University in Perth

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Dr D. Chandraratna As recently as last month there were two instances in Australian Universities when academic freedom became mere sophistry and nonsense. In the first case, the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at Sydney University, an academic from Israel-â„¢s Hebrew University was refused permission to respond to a talk given by another academic […]

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Crisis Looms As Second PM Shuns CHOGM

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Dr. Chula NA Rajapakse MNZM Spokesperson,,United Sri Lanka Ass., Lower Hutt, NZ‚  The Editor, Letters to the Editor, Dompost. Dear Editor, The Indian Prime Ministers absence from the CHOGM being hosted by his neighbor Sri Lanka, would‚ ‚  cause as much a crisis as it did to the‚  very successful Perth CHOGM two years ago , […]

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PM Harper’s Representative laid flowers at Elephant Pass LTTE Cemetery

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

P.A.Samaraweera, Melbourne Canadian PM Harper’s representative MP Deepak Obhrai had laid flowers‚ at the Elephant Pass LTTE cemetery. LTTE terrorists fought against the lawfully established govt of Sri Lanka.‚  Obhrai’s action‚ would of course boost the morale of the Tamil diaspora. Obhrai had done this despite the fact that even in Canada the LTTE is proscribed as […]

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A blot on the commonwealth

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Dr. Chula NA Rajapakse MNZM Spokesperson,,United Sri Lanka Ass., Lower Hutt, NZ ‚ The Editor, Letters to Editor. ‚  Dear Editor, ‚  Your editorial ‚ fails to recognize important realities of ‚ ‚ today-â„¢s Sri Lanka. The Rajapakse administration in 2009 rescued SL from ‚ ‚ three decades of Tiger Terrorism , that denied‚  twenty million Sri Lankans‚  the most basic […]

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Harper’s Rep Lays Flowers for Tigers

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Ira de Silva Ontario, Canada Regarding Mr. Harper’s representative laying flowers for the Tigers, it illustrates clearly that Canada has become the new spokesperson for the Tamil Tigers in their continued effort to divide Sri Lanka and create their Eelam.‚  It also proves that Canada who has‚ supported Tamil terrorism in Sri Lanka for decades continues […]

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