Author Archive for Security

Sri Lanka warns of resurgence of demand for Tamil Eelam; President Maithiripala Sirisena says separatists regrouping abroad

Saturday, May 19th, 2018

Courtesy Firstpost Colombo: Sri Lanka’s president warned that Tamil extremists were regrouping abroad to revive their demand to divide the island nation nine years after the end of its decades-long ethnic war. Maithripala Sirisena said government forces had failed to quash the Tamil rebels’ separatism, although they were militarily conquered by May 2009 following a […]

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Sri Lanka warns of Tamil separatist resurgence

Saturday, May 19th, 2018

Courtesy Mailonline Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena Sirisena came to power in January 2015 on the back of strong support from the minority Tamil community Sri Lanka’s president Saturday warned that Tamil extremists were regrouping abroad to revive their demand to divide the island nation nine years after the end of its decades-long ethnic war. […]

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Where is the timbre of reconciliation?

Friday, May 18th, 2018

Lucien Rajakarunanayake Courtesy The Island May 18, 2018, 10:22 pm This is the Day of Peace – when the LTTE was finally defeated, at Mullivaikkal in the Mullaithivu District. The path of peace is that, or should be that, of reconciliation. It is a word we have heard so often, especially in the past three years. […]

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China, India and the Indian Ocean: Sri Lanka’s Foreign Policy Challenges

Friday, May 18th, 2018

Dr Palitha Kohona Former Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations; Former Foreign Secretary.Courtesy The Island Sri Lanka’s foreign relations must reflect the country’s priorities. Sitting in the middle of the Indian Ocean at the southern tip of India, Sri Lanka occupies an enviable strategic position. A blessing that, with careful and […]

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‘Sri Lanka is the only country that has eradicated terrorism’

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Meera Srinivasan Courtesy The Hindu The Sri Lankan Army Chief on the army’s role and challenges in the post-war context, efforts towards resettlement, and on international scrutiny Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake took over as the 22nd Commander of the Sri Lankan Army in June 2017. The conduct of the army in the past, during the island’s […]

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Keith Noyahr abduction: CID probing whether SF involved: AG

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Yoshitha Perera Courtesy The Daily Mirror State Counsel Udara Karunatilake appearing on behalf of the Attorney General (AG) today informed Mount Lavinia Magistrate’s Court that the CID had started an investigation on whether, Sustainable Development, Wildlife and Regional Development Minister Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka was involved in the abduction and assault of Journalist Keith Noyahr in […]

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Army unit to fight civil war abuse claims

Saturday, May 12th, 2018

Courtesy The Island AFP: The Sri Lankan army has formed a special unit to defend itself against allegations of grave human rights abuses at the end of the island’s decades-long ethnic war. Army chief Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake said the group would collate local and international reports, and establish the truth to clear the military’s […]

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Lankan Army sets up special Directorate to defend itself against war crimes charges

Friday, May 11th, 2018

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, May 11 (newsin.asia): The Sri Lanka army has set up a Directorate of Overseas Operations” dedicated to preparing material to defend itself against war crimes charges made in the international arena. This was stated by the Army Commander, Lt.Gen.Mahesh Senanayake, at a meeting with the Foreign Correspondents’ Association of Sri Lanka here on […]

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Will President Sirisena heed Naseby’s advise?

Saturday, May 5th, 2018

by Rajeewa Jayaweera Courtesy The Island President Sirisena met with British Peer Lord Naseby during his recent visit to attend CHOGM in the UK. In October 2017, Naseby, after appealing to the British Information Commissioner, obtain 39 pages of highly redacted confidential dispatches from the British High Commission in Colombo during the last stages of the […]

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Disciplinary action against police personnel for assaulting female protestors

Monday, April 30th, 2018

By Charunya Rajakaruna Courtesy adaderana The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara has instructed the DIG of North Central province to take disciplinary action against the police personnel who assaulted females at a temple in Eppawala. The police spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekara stated this yesterday (29). Recently, several female protesters at a temple in Nallamaduwa, Eppawala […]

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Police attacks women who opposed Chief prelate-විහාරාධිපති හිමියන්ට එරෙහි වූ කාන්තාවන්ට පොලීසියෙන් ප්‍රහාර

Monday, April 30th, 2018

Police Brutality These women protest against a known predator who was not taken into custody but transferred and he comes back to the same temple! And the response is to be beaten brutally by the police & arrested??? While the monk goes free?! President, Prime Minister, IGP are you aware??? Do you care?!

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Sino-Indian Heart-to-Heart Discussion: What it means for South Asia

Friday, April 27th, 2018

Dr. Chulanee Attanayake Research Director of the Institute of National Security Studies Sri Lanka (INSSSL). The media buzzed the past few days about the impending ‘informal meeting’ between China and India which was proposed to be held on April 27 and 28 in the central city of Wuhan in China. The ‘heart-to-heart chat’ between the two […]

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What Naseby actually told President

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

RAJEEWA JAYAWEERA Courtesy The Island According to media reports, President Sirisena met with British Peer Lord Naseby during his visit to the UK to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). A long-standing friend of Sri Lanka with an involvement of over 50 years, he started the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Sri Lanka in 1975 […]

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Sri Lanka slams reports of Chinese militarization of Hambantota Port

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

By Editor  Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, April 23 (newsin.asia) – Sri Lankan Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, has strongly denied reports of Chinese militarization of the Chinese funded Hambantota Port, in southern Sri Lanka, and stressed the Sri Lankan Navy was the sole military force responsible for the security of the Port. During discussions with China’s Ambassador to Sri […]

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Era of warped logic

Friday, April 20th, 2018

By Dr Upul Wijayawardhana Courtesy The Island April 20, 2018, 10:25 pm Warped logic seems to be the order of the day; be it local, to justify errant politicians; or international, to teach lessons to ‘non-compliant’ states, where the dictum seems to be ‘Punish first and then investigate’. Lynn Ockersz, in his well-reasoned ‘World Scan’ calls […]

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Possible US-UK-France-Israel-Saudi Alliance Verses Russia-Iran-Syria Military Showdown

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

Kumar Moses Western regimes (without evidence) have alleged Syrian government used chemical weapons and threatened military action. Russia and Syria at the emergency UN Security Council meeting demanded UN chemical weapons inspectors carry out an investigation immediately. USA, UK and France vehemently opposed any such investigation! Syria is facing Iraq’s WMDmoment. Unlike Iraq 2002, Syria 2018 is backed […]

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Lanka rules out foreign judges in rights probe

Friday, April 6th, 2018

Courtesy Gulf Times Sri Lanka yesterday ruled out any possibility of having foreign judges in its investigations on war time human rights abuses. President Maithripala Sirisena told the media yesterday that Sri Lanka’s position was clearly communicated to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva last month. Sri Lanka was represented at the Geneva […]

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Glaring omission of US brokered 2010 TNA-SF ‘pact’ ‘Sri Lanka: The New Country’

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

 By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy  The Island March 27, 2018, 8:38 pm Veteran Indian journalist Padma Rao Sundarji’s ‘Sri Lanka: The New Country,’ authored during the tail end of war-winning President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s second term, expertly dealt with Sri Lanka’s conflict that was brought to a successful conclusion, in May 2009. Rao, who had been to the […]

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Afgan war casualties

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

SATP – SOUTH ASIA INTELLIGENCE REVIEW wrote: AFGHANISTAN 447 militant ‘commanders’ killed, 10844 militants injured and 2068 arrested in operations conducted by ANDSF in ‘Afghan solar year 1396’, says MoD Afghanistan: Ministry of Defense (MoD) Afghanistan Spokesman Brigadier General Dawlat Waziri said that 447 militant ‘commanders’ were killed, 10844 militants were injured and 2068 were arrested […]

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සියල්ල මහසෝනාට බැරකළ හැකිද?

Saturday, March 24th, 2018

 චතුර පමුණුව  උපුටා ගැන්ම දිවයින  බුරුමයේ මෙන්ම ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ බෞද්ධ ක්‍රියාකාරකම් ගැන ජාත්‍යන්තර මාධ්‍ය වඩාත් උනන්දු වෙයි. මහනුවර ගැටුම ගැන විග්‍රහයක යෙදෙන යංස්‌ටවුන් විශ්වවිද්‍යාලයේ මයිකල් ජෙරිසන් ප්‍රකාශ කරන්නේ බුද්ධාගම අනතුරක පවතින බවට ථෙරවාදී බෞද්ධයන් අතර මතයක්‌ පවතින බවයි. එනිසාම ශ්‍රී ලංකාවෙත්, බුරුමයෙත්, තායිලන්තයෙත් මේ ගැන පොදු මතයක්‌ ගොඩනැඟී ඇති බව ජෙරිසන් කියති. 2001 දී බාමියන් බුදු […]

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The forged UN Report The Number died far exceeds the number who ever lived!

Friday, March 23rd, 2018

By Palitha M Senanayake The Report of the UN Panel of Experts, or the Darusman report, as it is popularly known continued to create its share of controversy at the recent UNHRC sessions when Yasmin Sooka, a member of this ‘Panel of experts’ tried to maintain that the actual number of civilians who perished at […]

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ජාතික පොලිස් කොමිෂන් සභාවේ ලේකම් ආරියදාස කුරේ ඉවත් කළේ තෙල්දෙණිය ගැන පොලිස්පතිගෙන් වාර්තාවක් ඉල්ලු නිසයි!  

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

කීර්ති තෙන්නකෝන් විධායක අධ්‍යක්ෂ/කැෆේ සහ ශ්‍රී ලංකා මානව හිමිකම් කේන්ද්‍ර‍ය කොන්ත්‍රාත් පදනම මත ජාතික පොලිස් කොමිෂන් සභාවේ ලේකම් ධූරය දැරූ ආරියදාස කුරේ මහතා එම තනතුරෙන් ඉවත් කොට ඇත්තේ පසුගිය දා තෙල්දෙණිය හා දිගන ඇති වු ගැටුම් සම්බන්ධයෙන් පොලීසියේ ක්‍රියාකාරීත්වය පිළිබද පොලිස්පතිගෙන් වාර්තාවක් ඉල්ලු නිසා බව කැෆේ සහ ශ්‍රී ලංකා මානව හිමිකම් කේන්ද්‍රයේ අවධාරණය කරයි.   ජාතික පොලිස් කොමිෂන් […]

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පෙට්‍රල් බෝම්බ හමු වූ කතා බොරුවක්‌ – මහසොහොන් බළකා කාර්යාලයෙන් සොයා ගත්තේ දහම් පාසල් පොත්-මහසොහොන් බළකායේ නිර්මාතෘගේ බිරිඳ කියයි

Monday, March 19th, 2018

ප්‍රදීප් ප්‍රසන්න සමරකෝන් සහ චමින්ද සිල්වා උපුටා ගැන්ම දිවයින – මගේ මහත්තයාගේ කාර්යාලයේ තිබිලා පොලිසිය හොයාගත්තේ දහම් පාසල් දරුවන්ට දෙන්න තිබුණු රචනා පොත් වගයකුයි, තව රචනා තරගයකින් ජය ලබපු දරුවන්ට දෙන්න තිබූ පොත්පත් වගයක්‌. මෙන්න මේවාට තමයි පොලිසිය පෙට්‍රල් බෝම්බ හොයා ගත්තා කියලා මහලොකු ප්‍රචාරයක්‌ ඇරියේ දැන් මගේ මහත්තයා රිමාන්ඩ් කළා. මගේ මහත්තයාව බොරුවට අත්අඩංගුවට ගත්තු […]

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කවුද මේ අමිත් වීරසිංහ… මොකක්‌ද මේ මහසෝන් බලකාය

Sunday, March 18th, 2018

 සමන්තී වීරසේකර උපුටා ගැන්ම දිවයින විවිධ ජාතින් විවිධ ආගම් රැක ගනු වස්‌ විවිධ සංවිධාන බිහි වීම අරුමයක්‌ නොවේ. එය ලංකාවට පමණක්‌ නොව ලෝකයේ කුමන රටක වුවද සිදුවන සාමාන්‍ය සංසිද්ධියක්‌ද වන්නේය. එනමුත් ලංකාවේ යටගිය දවස සිට පැවැති අරගල සටන් විවිධ භිෂණයන් සිහි වන විට ලංකාවාසීන් නිතැතින්ම තැති ගන්නේය. එබැවින් ඉකුත් දා මහනුවර දිස්‌ත්‍රික්‌කයේ දිගන තෙල්දෙණිය ප්‍රදේශයන්හි ඇති […]

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නුවර පුපුරා ගියේ අන්තවාදයේ කාල බෝම්බයයි

Sunday, March 18th, 2018

තරංග රත්නවීර උපුටා ගැන්ම දිවයින සිංහල, මුස්‌ලිම් කෝලාහල මහනුවරට පමණක්‌ සීමා වූවක්‌ නොවේ. 1915 වර්ෂයේ මරක්‌කල කෝලාහලයේ සිට කාලෙන් කාලයට සිංහල, මුස්‌ලිම් ගැටුම් ඇති විය. එම ආරවුල් ගිනි ජාලාවන් බවට පත් කරනු ලැබුවේ සිංහල, මුස්‌ලිම් අන්තවාදී පිරිස්‌ සහ බඩගෝස්‌තරවාදී දේශපාලනඥයන් විසිනි.     ත්‍රස්‌තවාදී යුද්ධයේ අවසානයත් සමඟ මුස්‌ලිම් අන්තවාදය ප්‍රබලව ඉස්‌මතු වූයේ නැගෙනහිර පළාතෙනි. එහෙයින් මුස්‌ලිම් අන්තවාදයේ […]

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Are Sri Lankan Muslims being DUPED into WAHHABI Extremism ?

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

Sri Lanka News A news report by India’s World Is One News (WION) claims that while Sinhalese intolerance is on the rise in Sri Lanka, as apparent in the recent communal violence, the root cause for the distrust of Muslims in Sri Lanka lies in the alarming spread of Wahhabism among one of the most […]

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එක්සත් ජාතීන්ගේ 37 වන මානව හිමිකම් සැසිවාරයේදී ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ රණවිරුවන්ගේ නිර්දෝෂීභාවය වෙනුවෙන් කල කරුණු දැක්වීම.. ගෝලීය ශ්‍රී ලාංකික සංසදයේ ස්විට්සර්ලන්තයේ ලේකම් නිමලා ලියනපටබැදි මහත්මිය සභාව අමතමින්…

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

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Facebook ban lifted in Sri Lanka

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

By Yusuf Ariff  Courtesy Adaderana President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL) to lift the temporary restrictions imposed on social media website Facebook, with immediate effect. He stated that the decision was taken after representatives of social media giant had agreed to prevent Facebook from being used to spread spreading hate […]

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බෞද්ධ විරෝධි, සිංහල විරෝධි රජය, බෞද්ධයන්ව මර්දනය කරනවා.

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

The following video clip throws some light on who the masterminds behind this unwarranted violence might be and their motives. In this instance what is important here is the message and NOT the messenger. So it is worthwhile listening in full to what Dilanthe Vithanage says.

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මුස්ලිම්වරු ලග පෙට්‍රල් බෝම්බ හසුවී නිදහස්.පාසල් දරුවකු fb1e පෝස්ට් share කරාම රක්ෂිත බන්ධනාගාරයට

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

අරවින්ද අතුකෝරල තැලෙන යකඩය දැක්කම උඩ පැන පැන තලන්නාක් මෙන් අද සෑම දෙයකටම බෞද්ධයන්ට චෝදනා කිරීමක් දක්නට ලැබෙන බව පිවිතුරු හෙළ උරුමයේ නායක නීතිඥ උදය ගම්මන්පිල මහතා එම පක්ෂයේ මාධ්‍ය හමුවකට සහභාගි වෙමින් ප්‍රකාශ කලේය. ඒ මහතා මේ බව සදහන් කලේ මහනුවර දිස්ත්‍රික්කයේ ඇතැම් ප්‍රදේශවල ඇතිවු ගැටුම්කාරී තත්වය හේතුවෙන් බෞද්ධයන් මුස්ලිම් ජනතාවගෙන් සමාව ගත යුතු […]

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