Archive for July 2nd, 2019

The Major Constraints for Sri Lanka’s Future: The Proportional Representative System of Election, the Provincial Councils and the 19 th Amendment.

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

By Garvin Karunaratne I write in support of the suggestions made by the former Minister Milinda Moragoda. We have to be thankful to Mr Moragoda for his patriotism. Patriotism is what we need today to save our Motherland. It is sad to say that Sri Lanka is today disintegrating fast. Our economy is in tatters […]

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HUMAN DIVERSITY, RELIGIOUS HATE AND DEMOGRAPHIC TRENDS IN SRI LANKA PART 1

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

BY EDWARD THEOPHILUS Archaeological discoveries in Sri Lanka have proven that human settlements had been in the country since prehistoric era and the country had a long history of living humans who were at the civilized level or not.  Archaeologists and anthropologists attempted to give a clear picture of the beginning humans based on the […]

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HUMAN DIVERSITY, RELIGIOUS HATE AND DEMOGRAPHIC TREND IN SRI LANKA PART 2

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

BY EDWARD THEOPHILUS The ethnic base population of Sri Lankan since 1881 census to latest reported census is given in the Table (a) in which clearly indicates that Sinhala ethnic group[G1]  has gradually increased as a ratio of population and Sri Lankan Tamils’ ratio has notably declined from 26.69% to 12.86% in 1911, I assume […]

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35 Brutal facts of Goa Inquisition (Christian Terrorism) – Portuguese Colonial period

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

navrangindia.blogspot.com In the annals of world history, the period of  “The Inquisition” introduced by Portuguese rulers of Goa, India was  the worst and scary chapter no body can ever think of, all in the  name of Christ, an embodiment of love and compassion. In 1542, Fr. Francis Xavier, co-founder of the Society of Jesus, arrived […]

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“බොරු ප්‍රදර්ශන එපා, මරණ දඩුවම ප්‍රකාශිත නීතියෙන් ඉවත් කරන්න.”

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

– ශ්‍රී ලංකා මානව හිමිකම් කේන්ද්‍රයේ වැඩබලන විධායක අධ්‍යක්ෂිකා සුරංගි ආරියවංශ මරණ දඩුවම ක්‍රියාත්මක කිරීම සඳහා විධායක ජනාධිපතිවරයා වෙත පැවරී ඇති බලතල අහෝසි කර දැමිය යුතු බව ශ්‍රී ලංකා මානව හිමිකම් කේන්ද්‍රය කියයි. ආණ්ඩු ක්‍රම ව්‍යවස්ථාව යටතේ විධායක ජනාධිපතිවරයකුට පැවරී ඇති බලතල අතර ඇති මරණ දඩුවම ක්‍රියාත්මක කිරීමට ලැබෙන බලතල අතිශය භයානක බව ශ්‍රී ලංකා […]

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The ship that has lost its bearings; of both the helm and the helmsman-The metaphor

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

Laksiri Warnakula What would you expect from an unfortunate ship that has lost its helm and the helmsman, owing to bearing-malfunctioning, of the helm and the head of the helmsman, as well? Inevitably, it will become uncontrollable and lose all sense of direction resulting in becoming incapable of sailing safely and soundly along mapped-out lanes […]

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Why did Army Commander make contradictory statements on Bathidueen’s call – Gammanpila (English)

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

Ada Derana

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THE SHEEP IS HANGED AS A LAMB

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

RANJITH SOYSA A number of prominent personalities who pounce on the Sinhala Buddhists at the drop of a hat, has denounced vehemently Mahanayke thero of Asgiriya regarding his recent statement alleging that he wanted ‘ the Muslims to be stoned . Among, those who reviled was one prominent NGO activist  who wanted legal action be […]

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Eye witnesses at executions

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

By Dr. P. G. PunchihewaOf the former Ceylon Civil Service July 2, 2019, 9:08 pm  (A shorter version of this article appeared in the Sunday Island August 5,2018) Why do we kill people who kill people to show people that killing people is wrong? — R. Chandrasoma Since the announcement was made by the government […]

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Capital Punishment: A foolish response to serious crime

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

By Ruwan Rajapakse Courtesy The Island July 2, 2019, 9:00 pm “I do not believe that any of the hundreds of executions I carried out in any way acted as a deterrent against murder.” – Albert Pierrepoint, Hangman, UK (1931-1956) After a few false starts, the incumbent President of Sri Lanka seems to have acted […]

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SL leaders and US interests

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

N. A. DE S. AMARATUNGA Courtesy The Island There is a perceived threat of a major intrusion into the country’s sovereignty and the country being turned into a military base for the US, as part of its strategy for dominance in the Indian Ocean. Several agreements with the US and supportive parliamentary acts are said […]

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SLFP wants SOFA put on hold till conclusion of 2019 Presidential polls

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island SLFP General Secretary Dayasiri Jayasekera, MP, speaking on behalf of President Maithripala Sirisena, said yesterday that a final decision on the Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) with the US should be delayed till the conclusion of the 2019 presidential election. Similarly, the proposed Millennium Challenge Corporation (MMC) agreement, too, […]

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Sri Lanka Attorney General: Officials Should Face ‘Crimes Against Humanity’ Charge for Easter Jihad

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

Courtesy breitbart Attorney General Dappula De Livera of Sri Lanka ordered the arrests of the nation’s former defense minister and police chief Tuesday on charges of gross negligence in relation to the Islamic State attack on Christian churches and hotels on Easter Sunday. De Livera has suggested on Monday that the two former officials, former Defense […]

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US deal will let uniformed US troops to walk into anywhere in Sri Lanka – Bandula

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana A great ‘seven-fold crisis’ has sprung up within the United National Party (UNP) over the party’s candidate for the Presidential elections, stated United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) MP Bandula Gunawardane. He mentioned this addressing a press conference held in Colombo today (02). Speaking on the agreement with the United States of America, he […]

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Former Defence Secretary and IGP remanded until tomorrow

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana UPDATE: (7.25 p.m.) – Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundara has also been remanded until tomorrow (03). Colombo Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne visited the Police Chief at the Narahenpita Police Hospital, a short while ago, and ordered that he be placed in remand custody until tomorrow. Former Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando has been remanded […]

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Detrimental Acts & Agreements turning Sri Lanka into a US colony & Western base in Asia

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

Sri Lanka is not just a country. It has a very long history & heritage that majority of citizens wish to preserve. The constitution clearly enshrines the Land & Resources as belonging to the People and for future progeny. A government is only custodian of the land & resources. Essentially this denies any Government arbitrarily […]

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IGP Pujith Jayasundara arrested

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara, who was sent of compulsory leave in the wake of the Easter Sunday terror attacks, has been arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID).  He was taken into custody by a CID team at the Police Hospital in Narahenpita, the Police Spokesman said. Meanwhile former Defence […]

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Hemasiri Fernando arrested at hospital by CID

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana A team of CID officers have arrested former Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fenando, who was receiving treatment at the General Hospital in Colombo, the police spokesman said. He stated that Fernando was taken into custody by CID officers who visited the hospital, a short while ago.  The former Defence Secretary and IGP Pujith Jayasundara […]

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