Archive for March 12th, 2014

Indo Lanka relations before China War and After – Part III

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

By Bandu de Silva Shift of Policy  India’s shift of policy towards Sri Lanka from a positive one to a negative one, can then be traced to the ascendancy of the opposition to power under Mr.Jayewardene, replacing Mrs.Bandaranaike. The Indian government watched his inclinations, his criticism of the predecessor’s policy of Non-Alignment as being pro-Soviet, […]

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UN Resolutions meant to hound Western-targeted nations : Sri Lanka-Israel comparison

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Shenali D Waduge One of the complaints made by Israel over the years is that there is a disproportionate number of Resolutions against its country. What Israel does not acknowledge is that none of these Resolutions get anywhere because almost always the US uses its veto power or forces watering down of allegations. Thus the […]

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UN/ICC RACIAL DISCRIMINATION: Targets only non-western non-white nations

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

 Shenali D Waduge “If I may say so, this is not a court set up to bring to book prime ministers of the United Kingdom or presidents of the United States.” (Former British Foreign Minister ” Robin Cook) When the Treaty for an international court is hastily drafted in 4 weeks by a Coalition of […]

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PERSPECTIVES ON TERRORISM-Sri Lanka’s Post-Conflict Strategy: Restorative Justice for Rebels and Rebuilding of Conflict-affected Communities

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

by Iromi Dharmawardhane Abstract [1] Following the Sri Lankan Government’s military defeat of the internationally proscribed terroristorganisation, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in May 2009, Sri Lanka embarked on an essential and long-term twofold post-conflict strategy: (i) rehabilitation and reintegration of former LTTE combatants, and (ii) the rebuilding of the conflict-affected Tamil communities […]

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Regarding the article titled “USA is a Destructive force, not a constructive force-now trying to checkmate China and Russia using Sri Lanka as a pawn”

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Mr. Bernard Wijeyasingha USA Small nations have shown that the US is only powerful if they allow the US to be. From Iran to North Korea the US stands helpless because they have leaders who refuse to give into the US no matter how much pressure is exerted on them. Both North Korea and Iran […]

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A Damning Indictment

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Ira de Silva London, Canada Editor The Island Colombo, Sri Lanka Dear Sir: Former Indian Union Law Minister R. Jethmalani has confirmed that the late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi created the LTTE. Sri Lanka knows this as must any other country that has a passing interest in this region. However what is being ignored in the […]

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Re: Jan Logie’s Call for NZ to Support International Investigation On Sri Lanka

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Dr. Chula Rajapakse MNZM Spokesperson United Sri Lanka Assn. Hi Jan,  Thanks for your response . I really value that . I have no doubt you believe what you say. However, I do not think a brief visit , sponsored by a diaspora, unsurpassed in their capacity to manipulate & misinform, and meeting  activist arranged […]

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Many people waste energy in cooking due to many reasons.

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Dr Hector Perera   London Some energy can be saved with low fire cooking that means you must not waste energy unnecessarily. There are many acceptable reasons why one should cook on low fire. One of the reasons is then only the water in the form of juice in foods such as vegetables, fish and meat […]

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Investigate the ROLE PLAYED by some of the BISHOPS

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Nalin de Silva The Geneva circus has begun. Some people would like it to be the Geneva spring after many a springs, including the academic spring and the Aluthkade spring have failed for two reasons. The UPFA led by the SLFP and by the President is nationalistic in the sense that it is anti colonialist, […]

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