Archive for September 16th, 2015

Tamil protesters call for Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena to be tried for war crimes and genocide committed during civil war

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

QADIJAH IRSHAD Courtesy The Independent (UK) On the eve of a delayed UN report into the bitter conflict, Tamils are on the march calling for justice from the international community I’m looking for my daughter, my daughter-in law and two little grandchildren who disappeared during the war,” says Sivaneswari, rubbing her arthritic legs as she rests […]

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We warned Mahinda of international regime change conspiracy – Prof. Vitarana

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Courtesy Island September 16, 2015, 8:45 pm When it came to the presidential elections, we warned Mahinda that an American led regime change conspiracy was afoot in this country and we suggested ways out of this trap. But astrology outweighed scientific socialism and the country is now faced with this situation. A part of the […]

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) – A Malady Shared by East and West

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Dr Ruwan M Jayatunge M.D.  Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can occur in people who have experienced or witnessed life-threatening events such as natural disasters, serious accidents, terrorist incidents, war, or violent personal assaults. Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) occurs in an estimated 8% of men and 20% […]

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Energy cannot be saved in baking but direct heat cooking can save 60% energy wasted

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Dr Hector Perera     London There are a number of ways to cook our food for example, dry heat cooking, baking, steaming, grilling, roasting, boiling, stewing, frying, shallow frying, deep frying, barbequing and basting. In dry heat cooking methods, the food being cooked does not use water to cook the food. The food is left dry […]

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Zeid urges creation of hybrid special court in Sri Lanka

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Courtesy Adaderana A UN report published today has identified patterns of grave violations in Sri Lanka between 2002 and 2011, strongly indicating that war crimes and crimes against humanity were most likely committed by both sides to the conflict. The report recommends the establishment of a hybrid special court, integrating international judges, prosecutors, lawyers and […]

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Full Report of OHCHR Investigation on Sri Lanka

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Courtesy Adaderana The long-anticipated report of the United Nations investigation into allegations of human rights violations during the war in Sri Lanka was released a short while ago. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, the UN high commissioner for human rights, unveiled the report on war crimes and atrocities during a press conference at the Palais des […]

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