Archive for April 25th, 2019

Muslim terrorists heading towards a Jihadist Nandikadal

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

H. L. D. Mahindapala The history of terrorism in Sri Lanka reveals a clear pattern. The first to take up arms in the post-Independent era were the misguided Sinhala youth. They were educated youth desperately running in search of a quick solution to establish their classless paradise. Their violence did not take them anywhere. The […]

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Sri Lanka’s future via Islamic terrorism combined with International interference

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Sri Lanka before regime change had zero terror attacks since 2009, tragically just 4 years after a well-coordinated US-RAW-LTTE-TNA-JVP-UN-US-EU joint regime change over 350 dead on just one day with hundreds more injured or battling for life. While, those that were brought into power in 2015 are pointing blame fingers at each other, it serves […]

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අස්වනු නෙළා ගැනීමේ මංගල්‍ය

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

චන්ද්‍රසේන පණ්ඩිතගේ විසිනි යහපාලන රජයේ වසර හතරක් පුරා වැපුරූ මහා වෙනසේ අස්වැන්න නෙලා ගැනීමේ මංගල්‍ය පසුගිය ඉරිදා පාස්කු ඉරිදා මුළු මහත් ලෝකවාසී ජනතාව ඉදිරියේ එලි දක්වන ලදී. මේ රජය වසර හතරක් පුරා මොනවාද කලේ යයි අසමින් රජයට කොලොප්පන් කරමින් සිටි මිනිසුන්ට හොදට තේරුම් ගන්නට තරම් විශාල අස්වැන්නක් ලබාදී, අපි මෙච්චර දෙයක් වෙයි කියලා හිතුවේ නැහැයි […]

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ජනාධිපතිට අගමැතිට ඇගිලි දිගු කරනවා වෙනුවට සමස්ත රජය මේ ත්‍රස්ත ප්‍රහාරයේ වගකිම භාර ගත යුතුයි

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

අද දින පැවැති ශ්‍රී ලංකා පොදුජන පෙරමුණ මාධ්‍ය හමුව අද දින පැවැති මාධ්‍ය හමුවට සහභාගි වී නියෝජිතයින් ·       පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී සෙහාන් සේමසිංහ මහතා ·       පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රි තේනුක විදානගමගේ මහතා ·       පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී දිලුම් අමුණුගම මහතා පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී සෙහාන් සේමසිංහ මහතා අපි ගෙවමින් ඉන්න ඛේදජනක තත්ත්වය ගැන පාර්ලිමේන්තුවේ කතා කළත් රජයේ දුර්වලතාවය ගැන ආන්ජුවට අවබෝධයක් නැහැ.මේ […]

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ජාතික ආරක්ෂාව පිලිබඳ සර්වපාක්ෂික සමුළුව 2019 අප්‍රේල් 25-  සර්වපාක්ෂික සමුන්‍දාවේදී ඉදිරිපත් කළ අදහස්

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

ශ්‍රී ලංකා පොදුජන පෙරමුණ පසුගිය පාස්කු ඉරිදා දින සිදුවූ සහාසික ත්‍රස්ත ප්‍රහාරයෙන් පසු තත්වය සාකච්චා කිරීම සඳහා සර්ව පාක්ෂික සමුළුවක් කැදවීම පිළබඳ ශ්‍රී ලංකා පොදුජන පෙරමුණේ ගෞරවය පුද කර සිටින අතර ඒ සඳහා සහභාගී වීමට අප පක්ෂය වෙත ආරාධනා කිරීම සම්බන්ධයෙන් ස්තුතිය පල කර සිටින්නෙමු.  පසුගිය ත්‍රස්ත ප්‍රහාරය පිළිබඳවත් ඉන් පෙර,පසු තත්වය පිළිබඳවත් පවතින තත්වය […]

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What the government should do

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Sunil Vijaya Dear Editor,    We are no experts on security however common sense would suggest the following.  Declare a 24-hour curfew and round up all Wahaabis (Saudi influenced radical islamists). both men and women and politicians and incarcerate them indefinitely, under emergency laws.  If Human Right lobby such as AI cry foul, request them to […]

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The terrorist attacks carried churches and hotels in Sri Lanla

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

International Network for Sri Lankan Democracy (INSD), Stuttgart  We at International Network for Sri Lankan Democracy (INSD) condemn the terrorist attacks carried out targeting churches and hotels in Sri Lanka claiming lives of over 300 innocent civilians including foreigners, and injuring nearly 500.   We commend the people of Sri Lanka for the patient manner in which they reacted at a time of shock and immense […]

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BUDDHISM IN THE NORTHERN PROVINCE (1990-2019)

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

KAMALIKA PIERIS This essay presents some events relating to Buddhism in the north in the last three decades.  But first some news from the Eastern province. In January 2019 it was reported that construction work on the tallest Buddha statue in the Batticaloa district at Mahindaramaya, Mayelankarachchi in the Koralai Pattu West, Valaichchenai has commenced. […]

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Response of Sinhala Buddhists to the Muslim Menace

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Dr. Daya Hewapathirane The Bodu Bala Sena is a movement under the leadership of group of distinguished, academically accomplished, and deeply patriotic Bhikkhus and lay Buddhists, dedicated to the task of revitalizing and reinforcing cultural nationalism in Sri Lanka, the only motherland of the Sinhala community. In spite of varied challenges and threats to which […]

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සිංහල – මුස්ලිම් උණුසුම එක්වරම ඉවැන්ජලිකල් – කතෝලික තෙරපුමක් දක්වා පරිවර්තනය වුයේ ඇයි?

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

නීතීඥ අරුණ ලක්සිරි උණවටුන B.Sc(Col),PGDC(Col) පසුගිය සතියේ දක්නට ලැබුණ ආගම් නීතිය සහ දේශපාලනය හා බැදී උණුසුම සහ ඒවා හාස්කමකින් මෙන් සමනය වන ආකාරය අතීතයේ දක්නට නො වීය. එය යහපත් ප්‍රවණතාවයකි. 1815 උඩරට ගිවිසුමෙන් පසු 1818 ඇති වූ කැරැල්ලත්, 1962කුමන්ත්‍රණය, 1972 , 1988-1989 ආයුධ සන්නද්ධ අරගලයත්, වසර 30ක් පුරා උතුරු නැගෙනහිර මුල් කරගෙන පැවති සන්නද්ධ ගැටුමත් ලංකාවේ බහුතර සිංහල […]

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Stand Against Islamic Extremism in Sri Lanka

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

අමාදම් ගඟුල [1] අන්තවාදී ශරියා නීති තහනම් කිරීමට බලකරමු [2] අන්තවාදී බුර්කාව තහනම් කිරීමට බල කරමු [3] අන්තවාදය උගන්වන ශරියා විශ්වවිද්‍යල සහ අරාබි පාසල් වසා දැමීමට බල කරමු [4] අන්තවාදී පූජකයින් මෙරටට ගෙන්වීම නැවත්වීමට බල කරමු [5] අන්තවාදයට සම්බන්දයයි සැක සිතන සියළු දෙනාගෙ දේපොල පරීක්ෂාවට බල කරමු [6] අන්තවාදීන්ට උදව්කල සියළු මුස්ලිම් දේශපාලකයින් නෙරපා දැමීමට බල […]

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MUSLIMS: UNDERMINING NATIONAL INTERESTS

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Dr. Daya Hewapathirane The small communities of Tamils and Muslims living in Sri Lanka, amount to a total of about 24% of the country’s total population. These communities are descendants of groups of individuals, exclusively males, who initially arrived in this island at different times in the past for various purposes, and later settled down […]

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‘He had a long beard, lost his sense of humour’: Sri Lanka bomber left Australia a ‘changed man’

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Courtesy  Brisbane Times One of the Sri Lankan bombers came back from Australia after his postgraduate studies a changed man, his sister says. Abdul Lathief Jameel Mohamed studied at Swinburne University in Melbourne between 2009 and 2013, The Australian reported. Mohamed, suspected to be one of the ringleaders of the atrocity in Sri Lanka, was investigated by […]

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Kerala IS cells played a role in Lanka blasts? Probe on

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Times of India KOZHIKODE: Security agencies are probing whether any of the  ..  Read more at:http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/69050078.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst

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Sri Lankan bomber investigated for terrorism in Australia

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

One of the Sri Lankan bombers who studied at an Australian university was investigated by the Joint Counter Terrorism Team in 2014, The Australianreports.  Abdul Lathief Jameel Mohamed studied at Swinburne University in Melbourne between 2009 and 2013, The Australian reports and was investigated because of his links to several suspects, including Neil Prakash. Mohomed, suspected […]

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Sri Lanka PM warns of more attacks as bombers still at large

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

By EMILY SCHMALL Courtesy  The times of Israel Suspects could have access to explosives and aim to carry out more suicide bombings, Ranil Wickremesinghe says Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at his office in Colombo, Sri Lanka, April 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena) COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s prime minister said Thursday that […]

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Sri Lanka terrorist left ‘for work’ without saying goodbye to wife then blew himself up

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Get the biggest Daily News stories by emailSubscribeSee our privacy noticeMore newsletters The wife of the UK-educated Sri Lanka suicide bomber has told how he betrayed his family to join Islamic State. Devastated Shifana Mohamed, 30, last saw Abdul Lathief Jameel Mohamed – who attended Kingston University – when he left home for Friday prayers. The privately educated […]

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Pregnant Wife of Sri Lankan Bomber Detonates Suicide Vest as Police Raids Home

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

BY JANITA KAN Courtesy  The Epoch Times The pregnant wife of a Sri Lankan suicide bomber detonated a suicide vest when police raided the family’s Colombo home, killing herself, her children, and police officers. A series of coordinated attacks on hotels and churches devastated Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday leaving at least 250 people dead and […]

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Sri Lanka suicide bomber’s family link to Auckland

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Courtesy  NZ Herald , Section National, One of the Sri Lankan suicide bombers has family links to New Zealand, with confirmation both his sister and mother lived in Auckland. Abdul Lathief Jameel Mohamed was one of the terrorist bombers involved in the Easter Sunday attacks. His deadly plan was to target the luxury Taj Samudra hotel […]

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Sri Lanka attacks: Could this photo be evidence of failed mission by bomber with UK links?

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

By Deborah Haynes, foreign affairs editor Courtesy Sky News Abdul Lathief Jameel Mohamed has a rucksack, thought to contain explosives, and a suitcase at a Colombo hotel before the attacks. Image:Abdul Lathief Jameel Mohamed pictured at the Taj hotel in Colombo A photograph has been obtained by Sky News which, according to a security source, […]

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UK sends Counter-Terrorism Police to Sri Lanka

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Courtesy Ceylon Today Britain has sent a team of Counter-Terrorism Police to Sri Lanka after the deadly bombing attacks that killed at least 359 people, including eight Britons, on Easter Sunday. United Kingdom (UK) Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said that family liaison officers had been sent to Sri Lanka to support and assist the families […]

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Notes to the people For a Paradigm Shift in National Security

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

By Sumanasiri Liyanage Courtesy Ceylon Today Even at the time of writing this piece, blood stains at the Katuwapitiya church, Negombo that is just a kilometre away from my house might not have dried off. In the next a few days, we may be able to witness the funeral processions of our neighbours who were […]

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Three suspects arrested with 21 hand grenades

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Three suspects were arrested along with a van, 21 locally made low powerful hand grenades and six swords during a raid carried out by the Colombo Crime Division (CCD) and the Special Task Force (STF) personnel in Modara today. The CCD officials are conducting further investigations.

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Sri Lanka halts low season visa-free plan after bombings

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Sri Lankan Government said it was suspending plans to grant citizens of 39 countries visa-free entry during the country’s tourism low season after Easter Sunday terror attacks, AFP reported today. Tourism Minister John Amaratunga in a statement said although arrangements were in place to issue visas on arrival for citizens of 39 […]

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Australian PM confirms Sri Lanka bomber studied there

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has confirmed one of the suicide bombers involved in the Sri Lankan bombings that killed more than 350 people on Easter Sunday spent time in Australia. The prime minister says the man was not granted another visa after leaving Australia more than six years ago. I can confirm […]

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Defense Secretary resigns

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Hemasiri Fernando has resigned from his post as the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, stated Ada Derana reporter. President Maithripala Sirisena requested the Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando and the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to submit their resignations, yesterday (24). This was following public outrage and backlash against the two officials over […]

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Jummah prayers at mosques to be cancelled tomorrow?

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana The Muslim communities are urged to refrain from gathering for Congregational Prayers (Jummah prayers) tomorrow (26), says the Minister of Postal Services and Muslim Religious Affairs. Issuing a statement today, he appealed to the Muslim devotees to pray at their respective homes for peace and security of the motherland, instead of gathering for […]

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Suspicious lorry registered under Shangri-La bomber seized

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana A suspicious lorry, which bears the number WP DAE 4197 and purportedly used to transfer bombs for the suicide attacks on Easter Sunday, has been apprehended at Nayakkanda in Wattala. It is reported that the lorry is registered under one of the suicide bombers at the Shangri-La hotel in Colombo. The interrogations into […]

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Sri Lankan Muslims will not accept bodies of terrorists behind attacks – ACJU

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana All Ceylon Jamiyyathul Ulama (ACJU) stated that they will not accept the bodies of the individuals who carried out the Easter Day attacks. Holding a press conference today (25), Sri Lanka’s main Islamic Cleric association stated that they vehemently condemn these attacks and that those who are responsible for this attack must be […]

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198 detonators found inside abandoned parcel in Nuwara Eliya

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana 198 detonators have been recovered from Hawa Eliya area in Nuwara Eliya this morning (25). Nuwara Eliya Police had received a tip-off on a suspicious parcel abandoned near a culvert in Hawa Eliya area. In a joint search operation carried out by the Army and the Police, 198 detonators were found inside the […]

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