Author Archive for Dr.P.A.Samaraweera

Maveerar day celebrations

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

P.A.Samaraweera During the Presidents trip to Korea this week, he had paid respect to the Korean martyrs who made the supreme sacrifice during 3 wars with invading forces. At a ceremony, he had placed a wreath and put incense at the Altar. Back at home, our disabled war heroes are protesting on the streets about […]

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Bond scams and Perpetual Trustees

Monday, September 18th, 2017

P.A.Samaaraweera The principal share holder and Director of Perpetual Trustees, Mr. Arjuna Aloysius, has decided not to give evidence before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry. The Commission of Inquiry has also declined to compel him to give evidence because the law allows him to do so. If those who are  accused can remain silent when […]

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Chief Minister Wignesvaran and Federalism

Friday, September 15th, 2017

P.A.Samaraweera This week the Chief Minister of the Northern Provincial Council, Mr C.V. Wignesvaran (CV) had a meeting with the Mahanayake of the Malwatte Chapter and the Maha Sanga of Asgiriya. During these discussions, he had said that he wanted Federalism for the North. He had also added that the best option is to confer Federal status […]

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Race to White House

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

P.A.Samaraweera During the last 18 months there was a bruising and hard fought contest between Hillary Clinton (HC) and Donald Trump (DT) for the post of US  President. Apart from the US, the whole world eagerly watched the outcome as the US President is supposed to occupy the most powerful seat in world politics . According […]

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US polls debate

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

P.A.Samaraweera  The US polls are to be held on the 8th of November. The first debate between Hilary Clinton (HC) and Donald Trump (DT) was held a few weeks ago. According to political commentators, HC was ahead in that debate.  The 2nd debate was held on the 9th of October. In this debate, among other […]

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Terrorist attack in Brussels

Friday, March 25th, 2016

P.A.Samaraweera, Brisbane On Tuesday night, terrorists had attacked Brussels, by bombing a subway station and the Zavantem International Airport. As a result 30 had been killed and injured more than 140. It had been confirmed that the carnage was caused by suicide bombers. Suicide bombers were introduced by the LTTE. In Sri Lanka , prior […]

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Windfall for MP´s – 

Monday, March 14th, 2016

 P.A.Samaraweera, Melbourne According to a media report the govt and the opposition had approved a range of allowances for MP´s. Based on this,  MP´s are to be paid Rs. 75,000 to maintain an office, Rs. 50,000 for calls, and Rs. 50,000 as a housing allowance. They are also to be paid Rs 2500 for attending meetings and Rs […]

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Double Standards of the Police

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

P.A.Samaraweera During recent times the performance of the police had been widely criticised by the public. Because it had become obvious to the people that they pick and choose the way they treat those who come under their jurisdiction. Some time back we saw how a mentally retarded man being beaten up at Mt Lavinia […]

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Chilling carnage in Paris

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

P.A.Samaraweera Terrorists had massacred 130 civilians, injuring nearly 350 and plunged France into mourning. This chilling carnage was condemned by the civilized world. Immediately after the attack, the President of France declared that France is at ´war´ with terrorists, closed its borders and announced a state of emergency. Political leaders of the US, UK, Canada, […]

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SLFP´s decision to form a National Govt

Friday, March 6th, 2015

P.A.Samaraweera Yesterday, SLFP Central Committee member Faizer Mustapha said  that the Central Committee had decided to set up a National Govt. He had added that the agreement by SLFP  MP´s to support a National Govt is another progressive step taken under the leadership of President Sirisena. In connection with this, the SLFP Gen Secy Anura Yapa […]

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Common candidate Maithripala Sirisena- a catspaw !

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

P.A.Samaraweera, Melbourne After months of labouring, the opposition has named a candidate for the Presidential election to be held on 8th Jan 2015 – Health Minister and SLFP General Secretary Maithripala Sirisena.   At a meeting held at the Town Hall yesterday he had said that, ´The executive Presidency would be abolished within 100 days of his election as President […]

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Eric Solheim – ´A snake under grass´ 

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

P.A.Samaraweera, Melbourne President Rajapakse at a meeting held on Saturday had said that, ´The former Norwegian Peace Envoy Eric Solheim was covertly financing the Tamil Tigers…Norway gave money to the LTTE. The Norwegian govt must investigate this. We have evidence that they have funded the terrorists. Solheim Is now planning to give evidence against Sri […]

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Downfall of Chief Minister Jayalalithaa

Monday, September 29th, 2014

P.A.Samaraweera Jayalalithaa who was accused of a Rs 660 million disproportionate assets case had been sentenced to 4 years imprisonment by the  Special Court in Bangalore. The main accusation had been she had undervalued her assets. She had been fined Rs 1000 million. She had lost her post as Chief Minister and she is also barred from […]

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Provincial Council elections and fall outs from the US Resolution

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

P.A.Samaraweera  UPFA again had a landslide victory. Here are the live results from the internet showing the seats secured by the UPFA and the trailing party (UNP) .   Colombo Dist.      seats                     Gampaha Dist.    seats          Kalutara  Dist.   seats                  UPFA                      18                            UPFA                 23                UPFA                   13 UNP                        12                             UNP                  10                 UNP                    06     Galle    Dist            seats                      Matara  Dist.         seats          Hambantota Dist.  seats   UPFA                        […]

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US Resolution and heavy weights bullying Sri Lanka !

Friday, March 28th, 2014

P.A.Samaraweera, Melbourne The US, UK and Canada, with all their power and might could muster only 23 votes at the UNHRC session – one less than 2012 and two less than 2013. Twelve voted against the Resolution while 12 others abstained. Therefore, as a whole there are 24 against the Resolution. As such, the sponsors and the co-sponsors […]

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US, the Global Policeman exposed

Saturday, March 15th, 2014

P.A.Samaraweera, Melbourne The US was exposed on Thursday’s session of the UNHRC in Geneva for its human rights abuses by a Committee of eighteen experts. This committee is charged with upholding the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. The Committee had expressed their deep concern about the US record on human rights and had  suggested […]

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‘Tiger Bishop’ Rayappah Joseph’s proposals to UNHRC

Sunday, March 9th, 2014

P.A.Samaraweeera, Melbourne ‘Tiger’ Bishop, Rayappah Joseph of Mannar, along with LTTE backers and NGO’s had submitted some proposals asking the US to include them in the final draft of the US Resolution to the UNHRC. In their memo, they had given 7 requests and some of them had been ‘separatism’ to the North and East, […]

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Celluloid idol Jayalalithaa’s lunacy

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

P.A.Samaraweera, Melbourne In the 1990’s Jayalalithaa was a critic of the LTTE and even wanted Prabhakaran arrested. Then, to steal a march over Karunanidhi, her arch rival, she changed her course and became pro-LTTE. Subsequently, she conducted a vigorous campaign to get Rajiv Gandhi killers released. Last week, the Supreme Court after considering the mercy pleas […]

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According to the US, ” Sri Lanka had no right to wipe out terrorism…”

Saturday, February 1st, 2014

P.A.Samaraweera, Melbourne The UNHRC meeting is to be held on 3rd March. At this meeting a Resolution is to be introduced against Sri Lanka on war crimes led by the US. Basically, what they are saying is that, ‘Sri Lanka had no right to wipe out terrorism’. So, only countries like the US, UK, Canada and so […]

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Australia commends Sri Lanka’s efforts while US & UK displays hypocrisy

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

P.A.Samaraweera, Melbourne The US Embassy in Colombo had said, Washington plans to introduce a resolution calling for an international investigation at the March session of the UN Human Rights Council.  PM David Cameron had said, ‘Britain will push for an investigation if Sri Lanka did not make an international inquiry by March 2014 ! Ironically, […]

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US interference in Sri Lanka

Saturday, January 25th, 2014

P.A.Samaraweera, Melbourne A month ago, US Ambassador at Large Stephen Rapp visited Sri Lanka on a so called Human Rights mission. He spent most of his time in the North interviewing people and collecting information against Sri Lanka for the March Human Rights Council meeting. He was accompanied by the US Ambassador, Michelle Sisson. It […]

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Bishop Rayappah Joseph says, ‘ arrest me if you can’

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

P.A.Samaraweera, Melbourne Ravana Balaya infuriated by a statement made by Rayappah Joseph against Sri Lanka, had asked the IGP to arrest him for making false statements. So he had challeged the Ravana Balaya to get him arrested, if they can. According to the Bishop, he was not wrong on the war crime allegations on Sri Lanka. […]

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Mannar Bishop Rayappah Joseph lies to Ambassador Rapp

Saturday, January 11th, 2014

P.A.Samaraweera, Melbourne It is no secret that Rayappah Joseph was a mouth-piece of the terrorists when the North was under the control of the LTTE. Now he is a candle holder to the LTTE rump and had been undermining Sri Lanka and accusing the govt of war crimes. It had been reported, that at a meeting […]

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British PM Cameron’s gimmicks in Sri Lanka exposed in Tamil Web site

Wednesday, December 25th, 2013

P.A.Samaraweera, Melbourne  During the CHOGM in Sri Lanka, some British papers gave full publicity to PM Cameron’s gimmicks in Sri Lanka. He was keen to be in the North than to participate in the summit. One paper carried a photo of him with Tamils with the heading, ‘Tamils praise Cameron as a god’. Another said, […]

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Chief Minister Vigneswaran pushes the Sri Lankan flag to the back-seat

Sunday, December 22nd, 2013

P.A.Samaraweera, Melbourne With regard to administration in the North, Chief Minister Vigneswaran seems to be taking directions from the LTTE rump. First, he demanded the removal of Governor Chandarasiri. Then he wanted the army withdrawn from the North. Now he does not want the national flag and the national anthem in the North. There was a time […]

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TNA ‘rewriting’ history of Sri Lanka

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

P.A.Samaraweera, Melbourne LTTE sympathiser, Prof. Peter Salk of Sweden University in his address to the Tamil diaspora in London recently had stated that Sri Lanka is a Hindu country. There is no doubt that he had been well paid by the LTTE rump to make this statement. Since 2002, he had been a close ally […]

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Nelson Mandela and the West ‘weeping buckets’ for him !

Friday, December 6th, 2013

P.A.Samaraweera Nelson Mandela, who led South Africa out of apartheid has died at the age of 95. He fought his entire life against apartheid and he was imprisoned in 1962 for sabotage and conspiracy to overthrow the govt. He walked to freedon in 1990 and served as President from 1994-99. He is held in deep […]

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TNA MP Siritharan glorifies Tiger leader Prabhakaran

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

P.A.Samaraweera, Melbourne TNA MP Siritharan in a speech made in Parliament on the 26th Nov had lionised the Tiger leader Prabhakaran. He had said that, “Prabhakaran was a national hero” and had called upon Tamils to commemorate his death. Govt MP’s have condemned him for making a ‘Mahaveera’ speech glorifying the terrorist leader. For Siritharan, the man […]

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Attempts to celebrate Tiger leader’s birthday and heroes day

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

P.A.Samaraweera, Melbourne The birthday of Prabhakaran falls on 26 Nov. During the hey days of the LTTE, Prabhakaran commemorated his birthday by his much publicised speech  which was made at a ceremony in the North. It was his usual call for a separate state and  claim for Eelam. Then the following day, 27 Nov, was commemorated as the heroes day, […]

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Muralitharan ‘confronts’ David Cameron

Sunday, November 17th, 2013

P.A.Samaraweera, Melbourne PM Cameron, a keen cricket fan, took time off from the CHOGM‚ to play cricket. At the Colombo cricket‚ Ground, Cameron‚ ‚ had met Murali while he was participating in the ‘Murali Charity Foundation’ which promotes cricket between the Sinhala and Tamil youth. Cameron is‚ an admirer of Murali as he had watched him bowl out one English […]

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