Archive for March 26th, 2014

How the feudal Vellahlas dug their own graves -Part III

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

H. L. D. Mahindapala  The Vellahla political class/caste that dominated Jaffna politics in the feudal and colonial times as sub-rulers under the colonial masters was hoisted by their own petard when they passed the Vadukoddai Resolution on May 14, 1976. It was an official declaration of war by the ruling Vellahla elite against the democratically […]

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Sri Lanka pointedly rejects US sponsored Resolution

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Courtesy The Daily News Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva, Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha responding to the High Commissioner’s Report on Sri Lanka, informed the UN Human Rights Council on March 26, 2014 that rather than encourage and support the ongoing reconciliation process in Sri Lanka, as well as the constructive engagement […]

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Ambassador Aryasinha says request to the Office of the High Commissioner to undertake a comprehensive independent investigation reflective of partisan politicised agenda”

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Sri Lanka Mission Geneva 26 March 2014 Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva, Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha responding to the High Commissioner’s Report on Sri Lanka, informed the UN Human Rights Council on 26th March 2014 that rather than encourage and support the ongoing reconciliation process in Sri Lanka, as well as […]

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Burial of Reconciliation If UNHRC Resolution Passed

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Dilrook Kannangara It will be the burial of reconciliation if the UNHRC resolution goes ahead. The best chance for reconciliation was immediately following May 2009 when the war ended. However, the Tamil community driven by vengeance, defeatism and false beliefs of Tamil homelands, and due to the absence of a Tamil leader with foresight, reconciliation […]

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Colonial rulers violated Human Rights – former CJ

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Sandasen Marasinghe Courtesy The Daily News Emergency Regulations which is a focal point of foreign communities were introduced to the Sri Lankan legal system by British Colonial rulers. The same was used to imprison heroes like Philip Gunawardena and Dr. N. M. Perera even without a court trail, former Chief Justice Sarath N. Silva said. […]

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Navi Pillay’s abuse of power

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Kalinga Seneviratne  Courtesy:  Dhaka Courier (Bangladesh) Focus on UNHRC Part 1UN Human Rights Commission (UNHRC) head Navi Pillay’s current campaign against Sri Lanka over alleged human rights violations ” along with similar campaigns against Libya and Syria earlier ” could jeopardize the cause of human rights around the world, as Sri Lanka forcefully challenges her […]

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The Persistence Of A Deluded UN Rep Laced Visibly In Her Conflict Of Interests Hell Bent On Pursuing Sri Lanka Impedes Progress!

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Insight By Sunil Kumar March 27th 2014   At the UNHCR Summit it appears almost in desperation that The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay, in a statement after presenting her report on Sri Lanka today at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva has said that an international investigation is a must in […]

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India has fallen for Navi Pillai-US trap – Balkanization of India to begin

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Peace without lies In 1818 to quell the rebellion against colonial British, Indian sepoys were ordered from India. They arrived in Sri Lanka to serve their white masters.   These Indian troops remained in Ceylon from 1818 to 1920 – how many years…. 102 years in Sri Lanka.   India is again serving the white […]

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US-UK sponsored resolution HRC#25 of March 24, 2014

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Mahinda Gunasekera Toronto, Canada The Members of the UNHRC – 2014 Geneva Dear Heads of Missions to the UNHRC, Re:  US/UK sponsored resolution HRC#25 of March 24, 2014 relating to Sri Lanka It is indeed regrettable that the USA and UK thought it fit to bring up a resolution for the third successive year relating […]

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Minnesota Buddhist Vihara celebrates 10th anniversary

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

By Shelton Gunaratne  The Minnesota Buddhist Vihara (MNBV) will celebrate its 10th anniversary on Sunday (March 30, 2014). A guest monk, the Venerable Pallebage Chandrasiri Nayaka Thera, chief monk  of Oregon Buddhist Vihara, will conduct the Atawisi Buddha Puja and anusasana. The Venerable Witiyala Seewalie Nayaka Thera, the founder-president of the vihara, said that he came […]

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SC clips Wigneswaran’s wings

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The Supreme Court yesterday issued an Interim Order suspending the operation of the Administrative Standing Instructions of the Northern Province Chief Minister C.V.Wigneswaran.   The Bench comprising Chief Justice Mohan Peiris, Justices K.Sripavan and Sathya Hettige issued the Interim Order until the final determination of the fundamental rights petition filed by […]

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