Author Archive for Security

GL: Probe role of doctor, prof. in bogus asylum seekers’ network Lankan got himself tortured by doctor placing hot iron rods on his back

Monday, April 24th, 2017

by Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island April 23, 2017, 12:00 pm Former External Affairs Minister Prof. G. Peiris yesterday told The Island that a recent British Court of Appeal ruling that a Sri Lankan asylum seeker had got a doctor to inflict grievous injuries in a bid to deceive British authorities should prompt a wider investigation […]

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දියාගෝ ගාෂියාවෙන් අකුලාගනී.. ඇමරිකානු හමුදා කදවුර ඩෙල්ෆ් දූපතට එයි..

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

සංජය ලියනගේ– සත්හඬ April 23, 2017 | lanka C news | ලංකා සී නිවුස් දැනට දියාගෝ ගාර්ෂියා හි ස්ථානගතව සිටින ආසියා – ෆැසිපික් සාගර කලාපයේ ඇමරිකානු 5 වන නෞකා සේනාංකය ලංකාවේ ඩෙල්ෆ් දූපත් සමූහයේ ස්ථානගත කිරීමේ සූදානමක් පවතින බව දේශපාලන ආරංචි මාර්ග සඳහන් කරයි. ඊට අදාළ රාජ්‍යතාන්ත්‍රික මැදිහත්වීම නුදුරේදීම එක්සත් ජනපදය විසින් සිදු කරනු ඇති […]

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REQUEST TO PROBE INTO THE HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS AND WAR CRIMES COMMITTED BY THE INDIAN PEACE KEEPING FORCE IN SRI LANKA IN 1987-1990.

Friday, April 21st, 2017

Ranjith Soysa Media Spokesperson Global Sri Lankan Forum Mr Salil Shetty, Secretary General-Amnesty International Dear Mr. Salil Shetty, REQUEST TO PROBE INTO THE HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS AND WAR CRIMES COMMITTED BY THE INDIAN PEACE KEEPING FORCE IN SRI LANKA IN 1987-1990. At an interview with the Mr Shamindra Ferdinando the   Deputy Editor of the […]

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Trump administration may change rules that allow terror victims to immigrate to the US

Friday, April 21st, 2017

Mica Rosenberg and Yeganeh Torbati, Reuters Courtesy  Business Insider NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When Raj, a Sri Lankan fisherman, sought refuge in the United States in 2005, he had precisely the kind of fear of returning home that U.S. asylum laws require. In 2004, he was kidnapped by the separatist rebel group the Tamil Tigers and […]

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India helped Sri Lanka fight the war without being asked to, says Rajapaksa

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Courtesy The Daily Mirror India had helped Sri Lanka fight the war against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) even without being asked to, says former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa in an exclusive interview to  www.wionews.com posted on Monday. “They (India) helped us! We didn’t have to ask! Because I was fighting your […]

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US SAYS COUNTRIES MUST PUNISH UN TROOPS FOR SEXUAL ABUSE

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

EDITH M. LEDERER AND PAISLEY DODDS ASSOCIATED PRESS UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley on Thursday urged all countries that provide troops for U.N. peacekeeping missions to hold soldiers accountable for sexual abuse and exploitation, an appeal that came after she cited an Associated Press investigation into a child sex ring in Haiti involving […]

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Hang the ‘traitors’– RTD. REAR ADMIRAL WEERASEKARA

Sunday, April 9th, 2017

By Sulochana Ramiah Mohan Courtesy Ceylon Today Sixty-five-year-old Rtd. Rear Admiral Sarath Weerasekara, also a former UPFA MP says he is against the UN resolution cosponsored by the government. “As the Chief Coordinator of the Federation of National Organizations, consisting of experts such as Shenali Waduge, Dharshan Weerasekara, Shamindra Ferdinando, Kalyana Thiranagama and Dr. Wasantha Bandara, […]

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රට කෙලෙසූ කල්ලියට ප්‍රශංසා; විරුවන් වෙනුවෙන් පෙනී සිටි අපට නින්දා ජිනීවා මෙහෙයුම ගැන සරත් වීරසේකර ”දිවයිනට” කියයි

Saturday, April 8th, 2017

ලංකාවේ වෙනදේ ජිනීවා මානව හිමිකම් කවුන්සිලයේ සැසිවාරය සඳහා රියර් අද්මිරාල් සරත් වීරසේකර මහතාගේ ආගමනය පසුගිය සතියේ දේශපාලන පිටියේ මහත් ආන්දොaලනයකට ලක්‌ව තිබුණි. ඒ පිළිබඳව විවිධ පාර්ශ්වයන් විසින් එල්ල කරන ලද චෝදනා පිළිබඳව ‘දිවයින ඉරිදා සංග්‍රහය’ සරත් වීරසේකර මහතා සමග කළ සාකච්ඡාවක්‌ මතුදැක්‌වෙයි. * ඔබ ජිනීවා මානව හිමිකම් කවුන්සලේට ගොස්‌ නැවත පැමිණියා. බොහෝ අය ඔබ කළ […]

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මේජර් ජෙනරාල් ශවේන්ද්‍ර සිල්වා ජාත්‍යන්තරකරණය කිරීම…

Friday, April 7th, 2017

කීර්ති වර්ණකුලසූරිය උපුටා ගැන්ම දිවයින මෙරට ජාතික ආරක්‍ෂාවට විදේශිකයන් ඉතා බරපතළ ලෙසින් මැදිහත් වී ඇත. හිටපු එක්‌සත් ජාතීන්ගේ නිලධාරිනී යස්‌මින් සුකා ජිනීවා මානව හිමිකම් කවුන්සිලයට පැමිණිල්ලක්‌ කරමින් මේජර් ජෙනරාල් ශවේන්ද්‍ර සිල්වා ශ්‍රී ලංකා හමුදාවේ ඇජුටන්ට්‌ ජෙනරාල් ලෙස පත්කර ඇති බවට පැමිණිල්ලක්‌ කර ඇත. මේ අන්දමට ඇය ඇමරිකාව, බ්‍රිතාන්‍ය සහ ඉන්දියාව යන රටවල ආරක්‍ෂක කටයුතුවලට මැදිහත් වන්නේද? […]

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Now,  Amnesty International (AI) says credible investigation needed to ascertain numbers of Alleged killings and disappearances during war

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island April 5, 2017, 10:13 pm The Amnesty International (AI) yesterday admitted that a credible investigation was required to ascertain the number of civilians killed as well as enforced disappearances during the conflict in Sri Lanka. The Sri Lankan military brought the war against the LTTE to a successful conclusion in […]

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ජිනීවා මානව හිමිකම් සමුළුවේ දීන ක්‍රියා කොටි ඩයස්‌පොරාවට විනාඩි 22 ක්‌ ලබාදෙයි

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

කීර්ති වර්ණකුලසූරිය මානව හිමිකම් කවුන්සිලය තුළ පැවැති සමාන්තර රැස්‌වීමකදී මන්නාරමේ සබමලෙයි පියනම හමුදාවට දොස්‌නගමින් ජිනීවා නුවර මානව හිමිකම් කවුන්සිලය තුළ සිදු වුයේ ඒකපාර්ශික නාඩගමකි. එහෙත් මේ නාඩගමේ තොරතුරු මෙරට ඩොලර් අරමුදල් ලබන්නන්ට ජනතාවගෙන් වසන් කිරීමට අවශ්‍ය විය. 147000 සිට 3 ලක්‍ෂය දක්‌වා ද්‍රවිඩ ජනතාවක්‌ සමූලඝාතනය වූ බව ඊළම් වාදීන් පැවසුවේ ජිනිවා නුවරදීය. තමිල්නාඩුවෙන් පැමිණි රාම්දාස්‌ […]

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GENEVA RESOLUTION 34/1:  THE CASE FOR TREASON

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

DHARSHAN WEERASEKERA, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW I read with interest an article in The Island of 1st April 2017 titled, ‘Full Implementation of Geneva Resolution 2015 reaffirmed – GTF.’ The article quotes the GTF as saying inter alia: ‘The GTF cautiously welcomes the unanimous adoption of the resolution ‘Promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka’ (34/L.1) […]

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Western Powers and the UNHRC keep Hounding Sri Lanka based on Unsubstantiated Allegations

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Mahinda Gunasekera Moves by western powers and their subservient UNHRC to harass Sri Lanka for defeating the Indian trained Tamil Tiger Terrorists whom they nourished by permitting the Tiger front organizations to raise funds within their jurisdictions, to arm and sustain the terror group and maintain them as a constant threat to tearing the island […]

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Cabals behind the UNHRC inquisition

Sunday, April 2nd, 2017

By Dr Kamal Wickremasinghe COURTESY : THE ISLAND March 28, 2017, 7:34 pm The 34th sessions of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) have just ended, and another resolution on Sri Lanka adopted Resolution A/HRC/34/L.1 requests the Commissioner and his special procedure mandate holders to strengthen their technical assistance to Sri Lanka on the promotion […]

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If not Maithri or Ranil, who wants foreign judges?

Sunday, April 2nd, 2017

BY GAGANI WEERAKOON Courtesy Ceylon Today President Maithipala Sirisena clearly states that he, as the Head of the State, does not want foreign judges or would not allow the setting up of a Hybrid Court in the accountability process where Sri Lanka is under international scrutiny for alleged war crimes committed by government’s very own military […]

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A FOLLY COMPOUNDED! -Dr. Palitha Kohona

Sunday, April 2nd, 2017

 By Ravi Ladduwahetty – Courtesy Ceylon Today Veteran Sri Lankan diplomat, Sri Lanka’s former Permanent Representative to the United Nations and Secretary to the Ministry of External Affairs Dr. Palitha Kohona said the UN Human Rights Resolution which Sri Lanka cosponsored in March 2017, was a folly compounded. “The onerous nature of Resolution 30/1 and […]

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MR claims Obama admin pressured Ban Ki-moon

Friday, March 31st, 2017

Courtesy Ceylon Today Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa blamed the Obama administration for pressuring UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to take decisions on Sri Lanka against UN protocols. In a press communiqué released yesterday, he noted that the UN Secretary General can appoint a panel of experts to advise him on a country only on the instructions […]

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The Enduring Impact of Tamil Separatism

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Asoka Bandarage In May 2009, the Sri Lankan military defeated the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), a “most lethal and well-organized terrorist group in the world,” which had fought for nearly thirty years to establish a separate Tamil state in Sri Lanka.1 Since that decisive victory in what was considered the “longest-running conflict in […]

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යහපාලකයින් ජිනීවා යෝජනාවට හිස නමා ඇත්තේ ජාතිද්‍රෝහි නිසයි

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

උපුටාගැණීම අදදෙරණ March 30, 2017  12:24 pm 2015 ඔක්තෝම්බර් මස සම්මත කරගනු ලැබූ ජිනීවා යෝජනාව සම්පූර්ණයෙන්ම ක්‍රියාත්මක කිරීමට ශ්‍රී ලංකා රජය යළි වරක් ප්‍රතිඥා දී ඇති බව හිටපු ජනාධිපති මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ මහතා පවසයි. තමන් තුළ නෛසර්ගිකව ඇති ජාති ද්‍රෝහී ආකල්පය හේතුවෙන් මිස එවන් වාර්තාවක් පිළිගැනීමට යහපාලකයන්ට වෙනත් කිසිදු හේතුවක් නොවන බව හිටපු ජනාධිපතිවරයා නිවේදනයක් නිකුත් කරමින් […]

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Rajapaksa accuses govt of ‘treachery’ against armed forces

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

By Yusuf Ariff  Courtesy Adaderana March 30, 2017  12:22 pm  Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that though the President and Prime Minister have repeatedly stated that no foreign judges will be brought to try Sri Lanka’s armed forces, the pledge given in Geneva last week is exactly the opposite. “The most dangerous aspect of the UNHRC […]

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UNHRC and its resolutions on Sri Lanka

Monday, March 27th, 2017

By Neville Ladduwahetty Courtesy The Island March 26, 2017, 7:39 pm Although the separatist armed conflict ended in May 2009, the first UNHRC Resolution on “Promoting reconciliation and accountability in Sri Lanka” was in April 2012. This was followed by Resolutions in March 2013; March 2014 and September 2015. However, the Resolution of September 2015 is […]

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UNHRC Resolution: Govt. in trap of its own making

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Courtesy The Island March 25, 2017, 8:02 pm The UNHRC resolution which was co-sponsored by Sri Lanka and passed without a vote last Thursday has given the government two years to deliver on the commitments made in UNHRC Resolution No: 30/1 of October 2015. Unlike in previous years, this year’s UNHRC resolution did not generate much […]

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බුද්ධි අංශ අවුලේ…… සියලු රහස්‌ මෙන්න

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

සමන් ගමගේ උපුටා ගැන්ම දිවයින නව රජය බලයට ආ දිනයේ සිට රටට යළි “මිලේනියම් සිටි” පාවා දීම සිහිගන්වමින් බුද්ධි අංශ රණවිරුවන්ට එරෙහි විමර්ශන ආරම්භ කළ රහස්‌ පොලිසිය ඉකුත් සතියේ ඇමැති සරත් ෆොන්සේකා පැවසූ බව කියමින් ආන්දොaලනාත්මක කතාවක්‌ ගල්කිස්‌ස අධිකරණයට වාර්තා කළේය. සරත් ෆොන්සේකා මෙසේ සීඅයිඩීයට කී කතාව වන්නේ කුමක්‌ද? ඉකුත් 2008 – 2009 වර්ෂයන්හිදී සිදුවූ […]

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ගෝඨාභය රාජපක්‌ෂ කලකට පසු යළිත් ඇත්ත හෙළිකරයි -හමුදාවේ එහෙම කණඩායම් සිටියානම් අත්අඩංගුවට ගත යුත්තේ ෆොන්සේකාව- හෙන්දාවිතාරණ කළේ ඩෙස්‌ක්‌ ජොබ් එකක්‌

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

සාකච්ඡා කළේ – මනෝඡ් අබයදීර උපුටා ගැන්ම දිවයින දිනෙන් දින ඉහළ යන ආරක්‌ෂක බුද්ධි අංශ සාමාජිකයන් අත්අඩංගුවට ගැනීම සම්බන්ධව සමාජයේ ඇතිවී තිබෙන කතාබහ පිළිබඳ සංවාදය සඳහා හිටපු ආරක්‌ෂක ලේකම් ගෝඨාභය රාජපක්‌ෂ මහතා සමග ‘දිවයින ඉරිදා සංග්‍රහය’ කරන සාකච්ඡාවයි මේ. ප්‍රශ්නය – ත්‍රස්‌තවාදය ජයගැනීම සදහා ත්‍රිවිධ හමුදාවට නායකත්වය දුන් ප්‍රධානියා ඔබ. ඔබ යටතේ සේවය කළ නිලධාරීන් බොහෝ […]

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‘I went to Geneva to fulfill my responsibility’ Retired Rear Admiral Sarath Weerasekara says

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

By Waruna Abeysekera – Courtesy The Nation Rear Admiral Sarath Weerasekara is a high level naval officer who played a major role during the civil war. The former Deputy Minister and former MP recently became a much talked about figure because he went to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, Switzerland to counter […]

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The govt. requested for international intervention – G.L. Peiris

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

The govt. requested for international intervention – G.L. Peiris

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Amaraweera misunderstood my sentiments – Sarath Weerasekara

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

අමරවීර ඇමතිතුමා වැරදියට තේරුම් අරන්

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Desist from Co-Sponsoring the UN Resolution Drafted by the Human Rights Council in March 2017

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Dr Dasarath Jayasuriya PRESIDENT The Society for Peace Unity and Human Rights for Sri Lanka (SPUR), Recalling the Human Rights Council Resolution 30/1 adopted on 1 October 2015 promoting reconciliation and accountability in Sri Lanka; Noting with concern: The recently revealed agreement entered into by the Government of Sri Lanka (GoSL), USA, and the TNA […]

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UNHRC Resolution: Confusion over who committed to foreign judges

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

By Kelum Bandara Courtesy The Daily Mirror Ahead of the vote on yet another resolution on Sri Lanka at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) tomorrow, an intense debate has taken place on the move for the inclusion of foreign judges in a judicial mechanism to hear accountability and human rights issues during the war […]

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In Memory of the Fallen Ranaviruos at Mullaitivu, July 16-26, 1996

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

By Ananda-USA As we watch the war-heroes of the Sri Lankan Nation being crucified at the UNHRC in Geneva, not only by the Tamil Eelamists who waged a brutal take-no-prisoners war in Sri Lanka and now posing as wailing victims, but also by our own government officials aiding and abetting those racist separatists, let us […]

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