Archive for March 22nd, 2018

White supremacist mentality pervades orders by UNHRC for hybrid court for Sri Lanka

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

What can we make out of a global entity claiming to be the custodians of peace, justice and equality towards all member states, refusing to accept evidence, denies to investigate requests & appeals & completely ignores appeals by citizens of member states? Well, if the global entity is the UN and the aggrieved member states […]

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YAHAPALANA AND THE POLICE

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

KAMALIKA PIERIS REVISED 9.9.19 Sri Lanka Police will be made the best in Asia, said Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe in 2016. But that does not seem to be happening. Instead, the Sri Lanka police are going in the opposite direction. They might end up as the worst in Asia. Yahapalana government   appointed Pujitha Jayasundara as […]

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Yahapalana ‘hyper-debt regime’ to take on even more mega-debt

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

By C. A. Chanadraprema (Island) In a recent article titled “Yahapalana government as a hyper-debt regime”, Professor Milton Rajaratne of the University of Peradeniya has pointed out that even though the yahapalana government accuses the Rajapaksa government of having imposed an immense debt burden on the country, the present government too has borrowed ‘surprising amounts’ of […]

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Vladimir Putin is misunderstood, says director Oliver Stone

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

Tracy Bowden Courtesy abc.net.au Updated 29 May 2017, 8:07pm PHOTO: Russian President Vladimir Putin in the trailer for Oliver Stone’s The Putin Interviews. (Supplied) RELATED STORY: Democrats demand explanation over proposed ‘Russian communication channel’ RELATED STORY: Putin a bigger threat than Islamic State, McCain says Oliver Stone has been called a lightning rod for controversy, and his latest project about Russian […]

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Oliver Stone on Vladimir Putin: ‘The Russian people have never been better off’

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

By Dominic Rushe Courtesy The Guardian The veteran director has been accused of pandering to Putin for his four-hour documentary on the Russian leader, but he remains unrepentant. Could it be the climax to his career?  Oliver Stone: ‘Everything I did was examined by a certain light. And as an artist it’s very limiting.’ Photograph: Suki Dhanda […]

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