Author Archive for ASOKA WEERASINGHE

Your Excellency David McKinnon: your Canada Day (July 1) Message to Sri Lanka

Sunday, July 19th, 2020

Asok Weerasinghe Ottawa Your Excellency David McKinnon: Kindly read my response to your Canada Day message to Sri Lankans 19 July 2020Your Excellency David McKinnonHigh Commissioner for Canada in Sri Lanka33A, 5th LaneColpettyColombo 3Sri Lanka Dear High Commissioner David McKinnon:Re your Canada Day (July 1)  Message to Sri Lanka We must stand together and embrace […]

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Dear High Commissioner David McKinnon: Re: Your Canada Day Message to Sri Lanka.

Thursday, July 9th, 2020

Asoka Weerasinghe (Mr) Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 . Canada. 7 July 2020Your Excellency David McKinnonHigh Commissioner for Canada in Sri Lanka33A, 5th LaneColpettyColombo 3Sri Lanka Dear High Commissioner David McKinnon: Re: Your Canada Day Message to Sri Lanka. We must stand together and embrace our diversity as strength.” And […]

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Tears of Blood.

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020

Asoka Weerasinghe 2 June 2020 (for Lowell, Nirmal and Chem) Just now a cloud of screaming black ravensflew over Minneapolis, perched on the leafless trellisof branchesof trees at the PowderhornCommunity and shed tears of bloodfrom their paining red eyesand I sighedO my brother GeorgeO my peopleIt was no more a faceless horrorthat got youit was […]

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Post War Sri Lanka: A response

Friday, May 29th, 2020

Asoka Weerasinghe (Mr.) Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 Canada 28 May 2020 The EditorDIPLOMAT MagazineOttawa, Ontario Dear  Ms. Campbell: Re: Visvajit Sriramrajan’s article – Post-War Sri Lanka: Fractured and Unjust forTamils. I am surprised and disturbed that this article so rich with distortions and untruths found space in your valuable […]

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Mayor of Mississauga, Your Comments on your Tamil Memorial Day

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Asoka Weerasinghe (Mr.) Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 Canada 17 May 2020Your Worship Bonnie CrombieMayor of MississaugaMississauga Civic Centre300 City Centre DriveMississaugaL5B 3C1Ontario, Dear Mayor Bonnie Crombie: I read with much disappointment your Statement on the Tamil Memorial Day. What was that all about, Mayor. What Tamil Memorial Day are […]

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Canada’s Prime Minister Justine Trudeau insults this Sinhalese Sri Lankan-Canadian

Tuesday, April 14th, 2020

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grover Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . Canada 14 April 2020 (Sinhala & Tamil New Year Day) Editor (Letters)THE OTTAWA CITIZENOttawa, On. Dear Editor: So I, as a Sinhalese-Sri Lankan-Canadian finally got it.   Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, in his approach, to show the world Canada’s arrogant New World Order,  clinically and surgically removed Sri […]

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Open Letter to Ms. Meenakshi Ganguly South Asia Director HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH

Sunday, January 19th, 2020

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 . Canada 17 January 2020Ms. Meenakshi GangulySouth Asia DirectorHUMAN RIGHTS WATCH350 Fifth Avenue34th FloorNew York, NY 10118-3299USA Dear Ms. Meenakshi Ganguly: What’s this that I read, a nasty bit of news reported by Human Rights Watch from New York which said, Respect for […]

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Dear Ambassador Hanspeter Mock:

Monday, January 6th, 2020

Asoka Weearsinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 . Canada 6 January 2020 Ambassador Hanspeter MockAmbassador for Switzerland in Sri Lanka63 Gregory’s RoadColombo 7Sri Lanka Dear Ambassador Hanspeter Mock: Since I wrote you last year, on 29 December 2019, I have been reading the continuation of your Switzerland Saga in Sri […]

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“MOCK MOCK”

Monday, December 30th, 2019

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 . Canada 29 December 2019 Ambassador Hanspeter MockAmbassador for Switzerland in Sri Lanka63 Gregory’s RoadColombo 7Sri Lanka Sir: MOCK MOCK” (Asoka Weerasinghe-AW) Who is there?” (Hanspeter Mock -HPM) It’s Hanspeter” (AW)  Hanspeter who…?” (HPM) It’s Hanspeter..the diplomat … from the Alps” (AW) Ah..No… […]

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Mock, Mock

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 . Canada  4 December 2019 Ambassador  Hanspeter MockAmbassador for Switzerland  in Sri Lanka63 Gregory’s Road Colombo 7Sri Lanka Dear Ambassador HansPeter Mock: While your beautiful country is getting ready with mulled wine, Christmas Music, twinkling lights decking almost every tree around the country, […]

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Yvonne Jonjssonrescent

Thursday, November 14th, 2019

Asoka Weerasinghe. Kings Grove Crescent . Ottawa. Ontario  . K1J 6G1 . Canada 14 November 2019 Rt. Hon. Maithripala SirisenaPresident of Sri LankaPresident’s SecretariatGalle FaceColombo 1Sri Lanka. Mr. President: Re: Granting Presidential pardon to 34-year-old Shramantha Jude Anthony Jayamaha who was serving a life sentence for murdering 19-year old Yvonne Johnsson at Rajagiriya’s Royal Park […]

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Conservatives – Jag Sahota Campaign seeking Ananda Wijesinghe’s Vote

Saturday, September 21st, 2019

Asoka Weerasinghe Ottawa-Vanier 17 September 2019 Jag SahotaConservative Candidate for  the Calgary-Skyview Riding Campaign for Canada’s Federal election of October 2019, seeking Ananda Wijesinghe’s VOTE.. Hi Jag:I am not in your riding but in the Ottawa-Vanier Constituency. You might ask – Why the heck are you writing to me then?  It is a dam good […]

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Canada distorts the Truth about Tamil Genocide allegations in Sri Lanka

Monday, July 15th, 2019

Asoka Weerasinghe (Mr.) Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 . Canada 11 July 2019 His Excellency David McKinnonCanadian High Commissioner for Sri LankaCanadian High Commission33A  5th LaneColpettyColombo 3Sri Lanka. Dear High Commissioner David McKinnon: Re: Canada distorts the Truth about Tamil Genocide allegations in Sri Lanka  I read with hurried interest […]

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Canadian-Genocide of Canada’s Indigenous Women

Sunday, June 2nd, 2019

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 Canada 1 June 2019 Mayor Patrick Brown, MPP Office of the MayorCity of Brampton2  Wellington  Street WestBramptonOntario L6Y 4R2 Your Worship Mayor Patrick Brown: Oops! Did someone  shatter your and your City Councillors Moral Code of We are Holier than Thou” when you […]

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Bravo! You did it Mayor Patrick Brown of Brampton

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 23 May 2019 Mayor Patrick Brown of BramptonCity HallBrampton, Ontario Dear Mayor Patrick  Brown: Bravo! and you finally did it.   You were stroking the Ontario’s Tamil Tigers faces holding onto their tails, for almost a decade, even when you represented Barrie as a […]

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“Proclamation – Tamil Genocide Remembrance Day, May 18, 2019”

Friday, May 10th, 2019

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . Canada 10 May 2019 Mayor John ToryCity Hall, 2nd Floor100 Queen Street WToronto, OntarioM5H 2N2 Dear Mayor John Tory: A friend of mine sent me a copy of your Proclamation – Tamil Genocide Remembrance Day, May 18, 2019” Sweet Mother of Jesus, is this true […]

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The intention of Tamil Canadians wanting the City of Ottawa to Declare May 18, 2019 as the ‘Tamil Genocide Remembrance Day’ and the ‘Tamil Genocide Education Bill 104’.

Friday, May 10th, 2019

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 8 May 2019 Mayor Jim Watson & Councillor Tim Tierney (Beacon Hill)City of Ottawa110 Laurier WestOttawa, OnK1P 1J1 Your Worship Jim Watson & Councillor Tim Tierney: Re:  The intention of Tamil Canadians wanting the City of Ottawa to Declare May 18, 2019 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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AIADMK probe

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

Asoka Weerasinghe  Kings Grove Crescent. Gloucester. Ontario .K1J 6G1. Canada 28 March 2019 Chief Minister Hon. Edappadi K. Palaniswami Office of the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Veda Nilayam 81/36  Poes Garden Chennai -600 086 Tamil Nadu India. Cc:Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights       UNHRC, Geneva       Lord Naseby, House of Lords, […]

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Tilak Marapana

Monday, January 21st, 2019

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 . Canada 20 January 2019 Hon. Tilak Marapana Minister of Foreign Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sir Baron Jayathilaka Mawatha Colombo 1 Sri Lanka Dear Honourable Minister: I was intrigued to read the news item Marapana instructs Lankan diplomats to boost image of […]

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 Re: Tamil Heritage Month launch reflects pain of Sri Lanka’s war.

Saturday, December 15th, 2018

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 Canada  15 December 2018 MIKE ADLER TORONTO. COM Dear Mike: Re: Tamil Heritage Month launch reflects pain of Sri Lanka’s war. With my ongoing interest in this 30 year long Tamil Eelam War in my Homeland, Sri Lanka, which ended with the last bullet […]

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A response to Henry (USA)

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent Gloucestd,m Ontario. This response to Henry’s (USA) pertinent question to my response to Canadian High Commissioner David McKinnon’s meeting with former LTTE terrorists in Mullaitivu, recently. He asks: “Is there a possibility that newspapers in Canada will give due publicity to letters such as yours.” The answer is : Yes Henry.  […]

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My observations and concerns of your meeting the former LTTE fighters in Mullaitivu,

Monday, December 10th, 2018

 Asoka Weerasinghe  Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . Canada December 10, 2018 High Commissioner David McKinnon Canadian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka 33A, 5th Lane Colpetty, Colombo 3 Sri Lanka. Dear High Commissioner David McKinnon: I was a bit chafed to see your photo with former LTTE fighters in Mullaitivu in the latest […]

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Current UNHRC sessions in Geneva, and its impact to our Motherland, Sri Lanka

Monday, November 26th, 2018

Guest Speaker : Asoka Weerasinghe,  SLUNA – AGM, Saturday, 24 November 2018, at Advent Lutheran Church, 2800 Don Mills Road, Toronto, Ontario Mr. President of SLUNA, Members of the Executive Committee, Your Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, the Daughters and Sons of my Mother Lanka and Friends of my Mother Lanka; This is the topic: ‘Current UNHRC […]

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Mr. Vijay Thanigasalam, Conservative MPP for Scarborough-Rouge Park’s Statement at the Ontario Legislative Assembly on 30th October, 2018 (Hansard) on Sri Lanka.

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

 Asoka Weerasinghe  Kings Grove Crescent  .  Gloucester  .  Ontario . Canada 7 November 2018 Honourable Doug Ford Premier of Ontario Legislative Building Queen’s Park Toronto, Ontario M74 1A1 Dear Hon. Premier Doug Ford:  Re: Mr. Vijay Thanigasalam, Conservative MPP for Scarborough-Rouge Park’s Statement at the Ontario Legislative Assembly on 30th October, 2018 (Hansard) on Sri […]

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OPEN LETTER TO R. SAMPANTHAN MP

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

Asoka Weerasinghe (Mr.)Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 . Canada 20 July 2018 OPEN LETTER TO R. SAMPANTHAN MP Hon. R. Sampanthan, MP representing TNA Leader of the Opposition of the Government of Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Parliament Colombo, Sri Lanka., Dear Mr. Sampanthan: What is this dishonest garbage that you […]

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John Argue -Amnesty International’s Coordinator for Sri Lanka

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario .Canada 10 June 2018 John Argue Amnesty International’s Coordinator for Sri Lanka Toronto Ontario. Dear John: I stumbled onto your interview with Sulochana Ramaiah Mohan which was headlined 40,000 death claim should be researched. Reading it, I wasn’t sure whether I should laugh at it or cry. […]

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Buddha Statue attacked again

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Asoka .Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 17 May 2018 The Editor (Letters) THE OTTAWA CITIZEN Ottawa Dear Editor: The anti-Buddha witch-hour happened again sharp at 12:45 this morning, when a man carrying about a 6-foot long 2″x 4″ crossed the road opposite the Heron Gate Senior Community Center and entered […]

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DO NOT GRACE THE TAMIL CLOSING FORUM ON 7th MAY WHICH IS HELD AT THE CENTER BLOCK IN PARLIAMENT.

Monday, April 30th, 2018

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . ontario , Canada 30 April 2018 Mona Fortier, Liberal  MP for Ottawa-Vanier Justice Bldg., Suite 809 House of Commons Ottawa K1A 0A6 URGENT FOR YOUR ATTENTION Dear  Ms. Mona Fortier:: By now you may have received an invitation to grace the Closing Forum at the Parliament Hill, […]

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LETTER TO THE CITIZEN

Sunday, April 29th, 2018

 Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent, Gloucester ; Ontario . Canada 29 April 2018 The Editor (Letters) THE OTTAWA CITIZEN Ottawa Dear Editor (Letters) The  moment the heavy iron rod came down on the neck of the white sitting Buddha statue decapitating it on the front lawn of the Buddhist temple, Hilda Jayewardenaramaya, on Heron Road, […]

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