Archive for June 20th, 2014

Tawheed have succeeded in clamping down Sufism and Moderation and Traditionalism.

Friday, June 20th, 2014

Herold Leelawardena. Wahhabi, Deobandi, and Mawdudist are only some extremist Islamic organisations that are active in Sri Lanka. Given the globalist (US) links to Wahhabism and remembering it is such Saudis backed Tawheeds that fought Gaddafi in Libya and Assad in Syria and fight Malaki’s Shia government as ISIS in Iraq now, are we to […]

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MR rejects call for banning groups over Alutgama mayhem -Bathiudeen, Weerawansa agree extremists on both sides

Friday, June 20th, 2014

By Shamindra Ferdinando–Courtesy Island June 20, 2014, 9:44 pm President Mahinda Rajapaksa has said that proscription of extremist organisations isn’t a problem, but such action does not guarantee that there won’t be further religious strife. The President said so in response to leader of the All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC) and Industry and Commerce Minister […]

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The crux of the matter

Friday, June 20th, 2014

Ranjith Soysa The recent unfortunate incidents which took place in Aluthgama are a continuation of series of unenviable conflicts among some sections of the Sinhalese and the Muslim community for last so manyyears. When one section resorts to the visible extremist  tactics to gaintheir ends the other section follows the crafty but very effective covert […]

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“True war criminals are in the UK -We call upon the British to publish immediately the Chilcott Report to qualify to make such a statement.”

Friday, June 20th, 2014

Colombo, Western Provincial Council Minister Udaya Gammanpila ‘Sri Lanka is a sovereign state’ ‘True war criminals are in the UK’ Lambasting a statement British High Commissioner John Rankin made in Colombo on the previous night at the Queen’s birthday celebrations in Colombo, Western Provincial Council Minister Udaya Gammanpila said: “We call upon the British to […]

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Are Sri Lankan Buddhist extremists filling the Tamil LTTE void?

Friday, June 20th, 2014

Prof. Hudson McLean Fear, shock among Sri Lankan Muslims in aftermath of Buddhist mob violence  http://tinyurl.com/qjo8q74 By Iqbal Athas and Tim Hume, CNN June 20, 2014 — Updated 0601 GMT (1401 HKT) This is sad, bad news! My opinon has been and still is, that real Buddhists have always been kind, tolarent, humane and non-violent. […]

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Sri Lanka briefs Human Rights Council on action taken by Government following incidents of communal violence

Friday, June 20th, 2014

Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka Geneva Sri Lanka today informed the Human Rights Council that prompt action had been taken by the government to bring back normalcy to Aluthgama and Beruwala, the areas affected by recent incidents of the communal violence. This observation was made by Ms. Manisha Gunasekera, Deputy Permanent Representative to the United […]

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How does harthal and peace rallies help?

Friday, June 20th, 2014

Dr.Reffai What happened this  week, no doubt is horrendous. We must show our protest. If we keep quiet we will be attacked again and again. But how we show our protest  must be evaluated carefully. On 19.6.2014  Thursday many may say we had a successful harthal – many Muslim shops were closed-  but what is the outcome? […]

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