Archive for May 4th, 2019

Racial blame-card behind the ‘anti-campaigns’ following #EasterSunday attacks in Sri Lanka

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

The usual culprits are doing what they do best – stir the pot of trouble. They do not help in the least except point fingers that too at only targeted groups. So the immediate narrative even before investigations commenced was that ‘Sinhala Buddhists’ were responsible. Goebbells theory continues – tell a lie repeatedly & it […]

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EUROCENTRISM

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

Gamini Gunawardane                 Vinod Munasinghe has in his letter of Monday 31 March to ‘The Island’ touched a raw nerve in all of us when he referred to  the eurocentrism of Cassandra who had shrugged it off saying So what?” according to him. It is quite understandable when it comes to the likes of Cassandra. It […]

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Reveal the contents of the MCC agreement to the general public

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

SPUR   (Society for Peace, Unity and Human Rights for Sri Lanka Inc) Australia In the aftermath of the tragic Easter Sunday bombings, the prime Minister of Sri Lankan Ranil Wickremasinghe on 27/04/2019 announced that the Millennium Challenge Corporation agreement was signed and that this agreement has provided Sri Lanka USD 500 million which could be […]

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Some thoughts on the events that unfolded in Sri Lanka on Apri 21, 2019

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

Worried Citizen In my opinion, the events that unfolded were the culmination of what began in Jan 2015 when President Mahinda Rajapaksa was overthrown and Maithripala Sirisena appointed. As we all know this was funded and helped by several countries, in the West and even India. The election was manipulated to appoint Ranil Wickremasinghe as […]

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Canadian City of Brampton recognises May 18 as “Tamil Genocide Remembrance Day.”

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

Asoka Weerasinghe  Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 3 May 2019 Mayor Patrick Brown, MPP Office of the MayorCity of Brampton2 Wellington Street WestBrampton, OntarioL6Y 4R2 Councillors: Rowena Santos, Paul Vicente,  Doug Whillans,  Michael Palleschi,  Jeff Bowman, Martin Medeiros,  Charmaine Williams, Pat Fotini, Harkirat Singh, Gurpreet Dhillon Dear Mayor Patrick Brown: […]

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MUSLIM VIOLENCE AGAINST BUDDHISTS IN BANGLADESH

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

Dr. Daya Hewapathirane Buddhists of Bangladesh are descendants of the earliest Buddhists of the Indian subcontinent and inherit the illustrious Buddhist culture and civilization of ancient India. Buddhism thrived in the greater Bengal region of northeast India from the early 3rd century BCE until the 12th century CE, making the region the last stronghold of […]

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මුස්ලිම් බිළිඳෙකුට ජීවිතය දුනිමි.

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

වෛද්‍ය රුවන් එම් ජයතුංග  මීගමුව රෝහලේ මා නාරි හා ප්‍රසව ජ්‍යෙෂ්ඨ වෛද්‍ය නිලධාරී ලෙස සේවය කල සමයේදී ගර්භිනී මුස්ලිම් මවක් පැමිනියේ කුස තුල සිටින දරුවා දැඟලීමක් නොකරන බව කියමිනි. ඇය පැවසූ අන්දමට පුරා දින තුනක් පමණ දැඟලීම සිදුවී නැත. අප  දරුවාගේ හෘධ ස්පන්ධනයට සවන් දීමට පිනාඩය මවගේ කුසට තබා බැළුවෙමු. නමුත් ශබ්දයක් නැත. දරුවාගේ හෘධ […]

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ELEPHANTS IN THE ROOM It’s Time for Saudi Arabia to Stop Exporting Extremism

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

BY JOHN HANNAH | MAY 3, 2019, 7:03 PM Courtesy foreignpolicy.com Trump should not waste his opportunity to begin repairing Wahhabism’s trail of wreckage. Here’s a sobering fact: Even after the destruction of the Islamic State’s territorial caliphate in Iraq and Syria, there are today more jihadis fighting in more countries than there were on Sept. 11, 2001. […]

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Understanding Shahran: Sri Lanka’s Ultra Terrorist – OpEd

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

By Dr. S. I. Keethaponcalan Courtesy eurasiareview.com On April 24, 2019, three Catholic churches and three high-end hotels in Colombo were blown up leading to the death of hundreds of people including several foreign nationals. As of today, more than 250 people have been killed. The explosions also maimed hundreds more. It was later revealed that […]

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‘Asia fertile ground for IS ideology’

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

Courtesy The Star online KUALA LUMPUR: The Islamic State (IS) group’s self-proclaimed caliphate” may have collapsed in the Middle East but Asia provides fertile territory for a resurrection, analysts say, as last month’s bloody Easter Sunday suicide attacks in Sri Lanka have shown. Factors such as poverty, discrimination, radicalisation via social media, weak governance, and poor […]

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Sri Lanka’s pain fuels ugly debate in India

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

Mihir Sharma Courtesy The Gulf News Attack feeds into the Modi campaign’s ongoing efforts to exploit high-octane nationalism It is increasingly clear that the Easter Sunday blasts in Sri Lanka could and should have been prevented. Warnings about the group responsible, their intentions and even specific attackers were delivered well in advance. Both President Maithripala […]

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Some 25-30 Suspects Linked to Sri Lanka Bombings Still at Large – President

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

Courtesy Sputnik International On 21 April, deadly blasts took place in Sri Lanka; the explosions devastated St. Anthony’s Shrine in Colombo, St. Sebastian’s Church in Negombo, and the Zion Church in Batticaloa during Easter mass. Some 30 people suspected of being involved in the Easter Sunday suicide blasts have not been detained yet, Sri Lankan President Maithripala […]

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Easter attack bombers travelled to 3 Indian states for ‘some sort of training’: Sri Lankan army chief

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

Courtesy DAWN The Sri Lankan Army has, for the first time since the deadly Easter Sunday bombings, confirmed that the suicide bombers involved in the attacks had travelled to India “for some sort of training or to make some more links towards the other organisations outside the country”. They (those involved in the attack) have […]

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Baghdadi video shows evolving threat from ISIS’s ‘virtual caliphate’

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

Gregory Aftandilian Courtesy The Arab Weekly Continued threat. Members of the New York City Police Counterterrorism force stand guard in Times Square in New York City.(AFP) The recent video appearance of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and his praise of the large-scale terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka highlight the continued threat the Islamic State poses to countries […]

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Intel Agencies Scan Records After Sri Lanka Claims India Link To Blasts

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

Courtesy NDTV Sri Lankan army chief has claimed that terrorists who carried out attacks in Colombo visited India – Kerala, Kashmir and Bengaluru for training and also establishing links with terror groups operating in these areas. Over 250 people were killed in a string of bombings in Sri Lanka on April 21. (File)NEW DELHI:  Indian […]

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Sri Lanka fears attacks as Ramadan looms

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

Courtesy SBS News Sri Lanka is on high alert and rounding up Islamists as intelligence indicates there may be more attacks with the holy month of Ramadan due to start. Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena says his security forces would “eradicate terrorism” following devastating suicide attacks on Easter Sunday and restore stability before a presidential […]

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Arrival of FETO terrorists – SL disregarded Turkish warnings: GL

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Amid reports of the government’s failure to act on specific intelligence on Easter Sunday’s bomb attacks, information has now surfaced that the defence authorities had also ignored Turkish government alerts that 50 members of the Fethullah Terrorist Organization (FETO) had arrived in Sri Lanka. There was an attempted coup to overthrow […]

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Minister of Law and Order – Prez rejects request to appoint SF

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

Courtesy The Daily Mirror President Maithripala Sirisena is reported to have refused Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s request to appoint UNP MP Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka as the Law and Order Minister. A UNP delegation led by the Prime Minister met the President on Wednesday to make the request. The President flatly turned down the request […]

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Extremists planning attacks on bridges in Colombo: police

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Islamist extremists in Sri Lanka are believed to be planning attacks on bridges in Colombo, the authorities said, as they warned that several conspirators in the Easter Sunday bombings which killed 257 people were still at large. Police confirmed they had instructed stations around Colombo to deploy additional officers and asked […]

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Senthil Thondaman on unauthorized courses by Islamic universities in Tamil schools

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Uva Province Tamil Education Minister Senthil Thondaman claims that two foreign Islamic universities are conducting courses inside Tamil schools in the province without the approval of his ministry, and that mainly non-Muslim students are being taught. We looked into this. 520 are taking the course, but only 20 of them are Muslim children. […]

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Leaked document claims Saudi Arabia alerted envoy in Sri Lanka five days before attacks

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana A leaked ‘urgent, confidential and top secret’ document obtained by Lebanese website Al-Ahed News claims that Saudi Arabia had alerted its Ambassador to Sri Lanka regarding a possible security threat some five days before the Easter Sunday attacks. The website shows a letter, which carries the date of April 16, allegedly sent by […]

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Bombs found near mosque in Sri Lanka amid fear of new attacks after Easter massacre – report

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

RT Sri Lankan security personnel in Colombo. ©  Reuters / Danish Siddiqui Three incendiary devices and 100 grams of ammonia were found buried near a mosque in Sri Lanka, local media report citing police as authorities warn of a new wave of terror two weeks after the attacks on Christian churches. The ammo was discovered in the […]

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ඇමති කිරිඇල්ලගේ ගෝලයින් සමඟ අත්අඩංගුවට පත් ලිපිය මෙන්න.

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

Sri Lanakn News ජාතීන් අතර අසමගිය ඇතිවන අයුරින් සකස් කළ ලිපි 600ක් සමග අත්අඩංගුවට පත් එජාප ප්‍රභල අමාත්‍යවරයකු වන ලක්ෂ්මන් කිරිඇල්ලගේ කාර්ය මණ්ඩල සාමාජිකයන් තිදෙනා මේ වනවිට වැඩිදුර පරීක්ෂණ සඳහා කොළඹ අපරාධ කොට්ඨාසයට භාර දි තිබේ. ඊයේ මෙම අත්අඩංගුවට ගැනීම කොළඹ මධ්‍යම තැපැල් හුවමාරුවේදී සිදුවිය. එම ලිපිය පහත දැක්වේ..

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Is this the most incompetent PM in the world?

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

By Major General (Retd.) Lalin Fernando When PM Wickramasinghe was asked by BBC’s Channel 4 why he had not taken action against ISIS terrorists who had returned to the Island in 2017, his fatuous reply was that it was not illegal in SL to take part in terrorist actions abroad. The PM has a basic […]

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Tamils should forget the past

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

Dr Sarath obeysekera  This is the time for Tamil Brotheren to forget the past and unite with Sinhalese to fight terrorism As Muslims speak Tamil our brothers can infiltrate and provide advanced information about any radical movement among Muslims to security agencies Tamils should also remember that same Tamil speaking Muslims were providing information of […]

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