Archive for March 5th, 2014

Navi Pillay is disqualified to be Head of UNHRC

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Shenali D Waduge SRI LANKA When public sentiments against international public officials are voiced internationally there is an urgent need to investigate why the world public should openly find an international public official unsuitable. Thus, the UN Secretary General is duty bound to listen and in the least hold an impartial inquiry to ascertain the […]

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RESPONSE TO SENATOR CHRISTINE MILNE’s ATTACK ON SRI LANKA

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Janaki Chandraratna PERTH WESTERN AUSTRALIA  Dear Senator  I refer to your speech to the Australian Parliament on Human Rights Abuses in Sri Lanka on 12 February 2014. The purpose of this speech was to request Australian Parliament’s support for the US sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka, which is expected to be tabled at the March […]

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Belligerent Babble on Bible and the Earth’s tilt

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

By Shelton A. Gunaratne  My hometown newspaper, The Forum of Fargo-Moohead, carried an unusual editorial (on Feb. 18, 2014) appreciating the change of seasons wrought by the Earth’s axial tilt of 23.4 degrees. Wisely, the editorial did not attribute this natural phenomenon to a creator God thereby leaving the readers to infer whatever they wished. However, […]

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US led UNHRC Resolution on Lanka disappointing -Karuna

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Mahinda Gunasekera By E-mail                                                                                                                    84 Tambrook Drive Toronto, Ontario Canada M1W 3L9 March 5, 2014 The Editor ZeeNews.com Essel Studio, FC-19, Sector 16-A, Noida – 201301, […]

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Minister Peiris rejects High Commissioner’s Report says those “those who exalt its virtues only seek to inflict harm on the reconciliation process”

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

 Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka Geneva Minister of External Affairs and Leader of the Sri Lanka delegation Prof. G.L. Peiris, delivering the National Statement at the High Level Segment of the 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva today (5 March 2014), rejected the Report of the High Commissioner in its entirety, saying […]

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Statement by Hon. Prof. G.L. Peiris at the High Level Segment of the 25th Session of the Human Rights Council

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Minister of External Affairs & Leader of the Sri Lanka Delegation Mr. President, Madam High Commissioner, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am pleased to deliver this statement on behalf of the Government of Sri Lanka.  May I at the outset congratulate you Mr. President, as well as Members of the Bureau on your election as […]

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