Archive for January 17th, 2014

A Workable Action Plan for UNHRC 2014 and Beyond

Friday, January 17th, 2014

Prepared by: Dilrook Kannangara Already three resolutions against Sri Lanka have been passed in UNHRC in 2009 (wrong to classify it as a win as today’s problems stem from it), 2012 and 2013. A fourth is on the way in 2014. As per threats made by UK and US officials, it will focus on imposing […]

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The Burning Sri Lankan National Issue? Collective Hypocrisy And A Collective Mental Illness

Friday, January 17th, 2014

Janaka Yagirala Imagine the following experiment, you have a person with a white cube in front of him (or her). If you ask the question “Is there a black cube in front of you?”, the expected answer from a sane person with a clear conscious would be “No it is a white cube”. Now if […]

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Dr. Veerakanthipillai Shanmugarajah’s Affidavit Description of Conditions in the Vanni Pocket in Refutation of Channel Four

Friday, January 17th, 2014

defence.lk This item is taken from Engage Sri Lanka: Corrupted Journalism, 2013, Appendix 2, pp. 203-14. The pictorial illustrations are the Editor’s additions. I, Dr. Veerakanthipillai Shanmugarajah, Medical Superintendent , Mullaitivu General Hospital, being a Hindu, honestly , sincerely and solemnly swear and MAKE OATH as follows: 1. I am Dr.Veerakanthipillai Shanmugarajah, presently Medical Superintendent […]

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UK war crimes under spotlight ahead of Geneva session 2014

Friday, January 17th, 2014

By Shamindra Ferdinando January 14, 2014, 12:00 pm  -Courtesy Island A prominent British law firm, Public Interest Lawyers (PIL) and the European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) on Friday (January 10) lodged an unprecedented formal complaint with the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. It dealt […]

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