Archive for March 21st, 2014

Drones are a Crime against Humanity and Responsible for Worst Human Rights Violations

Friday, March 21st, 2014

Dilrook Kannangara Global human rights violators have found a large loophole in International Law and International Humanitarian Law. Exploiting this loophole they have developed armed drones to kill civilians with impunity. For the sake of the continuation of the human race, these vile killers must be condemned and stopped. UNHRC must be moved against drones. […]

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An urgent appeal to the UNHRC to reject draft resolution against Sri Lanka

Friday, March 21st, 2014

Sri Lankans around the world urged the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to reject the proposed draft Resolution (HRC-25) directed against Sri Lanka. World Alliance for Peace in Sri Lanka issuing a press release said, “The draft resolution is in contravention of the basic principles of the UNHRC as enunciated in its ‘Charter,’ including […]

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United Nations mediation: a warning from recent history

Friday, March 21st, 2014

by Kalinga Seneviratne Special to The Nation ( Bangkok, Thailand) Courtesy:  The Nation ( Bangkok, Thailand)  Sri Lanka’s move for international peacekeepers to intervene during its civil war is now seen as a monumental mistake by most in the country Anti-government protesters blow whistles at a Bangkok rally. Caretaker Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul recently asked […]

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Senior Minister for Scientific Affairs, Hon. Prof. Tissa Vitarana discussed with the European Union on Enhancing Collaboration on Science and Research

Friday, March 21st, 2014

PRESS RELEASE  Embassy of Sri Lanka Brussels Welcoming Hon. Prof. Tissa Vitarana, Senior Minister for Scientific Affairs, and the delegation, who was on a five-day official visit to Brussels, Ms. M¡ire Geoghegan-Quinn, Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science of the European Commission, said she was pleased to have this discussion with the Minister and to enhance […]

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Alarming Preschool Injuries

Friday, March 21st, 2014

By, Dr. Nishan Wijesinha (Specialist Consultant) M I S Services, 107, St. Anthony’s Road, Colombo 3  Pulling a Chair out from underneath while one sits down is the most commonly seen act of injury by Preschoolers. We all owe each other a duty of care to act reasonably; this is the law’s way of making […]

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The UNHRC Intimidations Of Sri Lanka Based On Navi Pillai’s Recommendations As Well As Channel 4 Orchestrated Presentations Et Al, Invalid As They Portray Bias.

Friday, March 21st, 2014

LankaWeb Weekly Editorial, March 21st.  2014 Despite the  harsh accusations against Sri Lanka at the UNHRC Summit there remains a very salient reality that the accusers seem to have it all wrong.  They appear to be playing to the sensitivities of a world that knows  little or nothing about the realities of what transpired in Sri […]

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The Pathfinder Foundation Signs Memorandum of Intent (MOI) with Vivekananda International Foundation.

Friday, March 21st, 2014

The Pathfinder Foundation The Pathfinder Foundation (PF) has signed an MOI with the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), New Delhi on first week of March 2014. This follows a recent meeting Milinda Moragoda, Founder, PF had with Ajit Doval, Director of VIF in New Delhi. The two Foundations will work towards enhancing economic relations between the two countries; […]

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