Author Archive for Shenali Waduge

Illegality of Rohingya asylum seekers smuggled to Sri Lanka: UNHCR can hire an island in Maldives and keep them!

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Shenali D Waduge There are several issues that need to be dealt with within the legal framework and devoid emotional ties. Firstly, no person can enter a country illegally. Anyone entering a country must have valid identity, valid passport and valid visa approvals. Sri Lanka is not a party to the 1951 Refugee. Convention or […]

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Sri Lanka has IDPs to resettle – We do not need controversial Muslim refugees!

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Shenali D Waduge Sri Lanka is just recovering after a 3 decade-long terror conflict. It is just 8 years since the military defeat of that terrorist movement. Thousands of refugees & IDPs are currently being resettled while demining initiatives continues. The sudden increase in refugees/internally displaced persons is due to a wave of attacks by […]

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Constitutions are not Career Ladders for Politicians, their families & henchmen

Monday, September 25th, 2017

Shenali D Waduge  Why is there a hurry to pass a new constitution? Look at the parties and individuals demanding a new constitution. Everyone EXCEPT 99% of the People want a new constitution. This is quite hilarious given that to this 1% even foreign envoys and foreign NGOs are also involved. So what are they […]

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7 Reasons why Sri Lankan Citizens should reject the New Constitution

Sunday, September 24th, 2017

Shenali D Waduge This Government has lost the confidence of the People including those that voted for them Every promise made before elections has been broken Coming on the ticket of anti-corruption the reality is that the present is more corrupt than those they accused. A lot of irregularities and illegalities have taken place since […]

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Can LTTE proxy, the TNA dictate what goes into a new Sri Lankan Constitution?

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Shenali D Waduge Everybody including Sri Lanka’s Parliament & the diplomatic community seem to be ignoring some ground realities. LTTE remains banned and TNA is a mouthpiece of the LTTE and often described as LTTE political proxy. If these are mere allegations, then the onus is on anyone in power to launch a Commission and […]

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Myanmar Crisis – Parallels with Sri Lanka

Monday, September 18th, 2017

Shenali D Waduge We are not surprised to hear about the crisis in Myanmar. When the US declared its pivot to Asia, we knew that a problem or problems would suddenly erupt in Asian countries. Unfortunately, but not surprisingly, Myanmar has become a victim. The foot soldiers are the Bengali terrorists & the Guinea pigs […]

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List of failures & complicities of the International Community & UN endangering world peace

Saturday, September 16th, 2017

Shenali D Waduge Just who are the international community and what power do they yield and how unbiased are they? What about the UN, how credible is the UN that was created to stop a future world war but has done pittance against plenty of mini-wars taking place all over the world! Does the International […]

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Myanmar’s Just War with Bengali Terrorists no different to Sri Lanka’s against Tamil Terrorists

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Shenali D Waduge We cannot ignore global geopolitics and corporate warfare together with neocolonial aspirations in trying to come to terms with the situation unfolding in Myanmar. The stage is now being set to transfer the geopolitical focus to Asia and Myanmar has been placed centre stage. If groups of people are receiving armed training […]

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Sil Redi verdict an indictment to Sri Lanka’s 1.4m Government Servants

Friday, September 8th, 2017

Shenali D Waduge While one wrong does not make another wrong right, only those who have not & does not sin can cast the first stone. That leaves not many with a moral right to hold any stone! Those taking files certainly have soiled hands which have not been investigated to determine their own guilt. […]

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Calls to remove Confederate Statues reopens accountability for European Colonial European White Supremacy & Church crimes

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Shenali D Waduge An unexpected turn of events gives hope that even after over 500 years the crimes committed by European explorers and the Church will be exposed and lead to an overdue accountability, apology & compensation. As Confederate Statues are being brought down including those of statues of Christopher Columbus, it should take the […]

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Who funded the kangaroo trial by the International Truth and Justice Project (ITJP) headed by Yasmin Sooka?

Saturday, September 2nd, 2017

Shenali D Waduge As usual half-baked stories are being sold as hot cakes with the gullible falling prey! Suddenly news is a bug about some ‘verdict’ by a kangaroo court set up by the International Truth & Justice Project which is administered by the Foundation for Human Rights whose Executive Director is non other than […]

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“So You want our Vote” – First Agree to these Demands of Sinhala Buddhist voters

Monday, August 21st, 2017

Shenali D Waduge There are over 15million registered voters. Over 70% are Sinhala Buddhists. However, schemes and strategies have ensured the Sinhala Buddhist voters were split while other strategies have been used to prevent Sinhala politicians from voicing the concerns of the majority populace. Every country has a majority-minority populace – minorities cannot rule the […]

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Do countries have right to protect their majority demography against growing Muslim fertility?

Saturday, August 19th, 2017

Shenali D Waduge All majority populace in any country take pride in their history, heritage, culture, values and desire to preserve that national identity. Japanese would not want anyone other than Japanese to be the majority in Japan, same with Chinese, Germans, British, French want to maintain their white Christian/Catholic status, even Hindu India. The […]

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Task of the Ministry of National “Dis”-Integration to destroy Buddhism in Sri Lanka

Saturday, August 12th, 2017

Shenali D Waduge A country has every right to protect its history & heritage. A country has every right to react to the sinister plans taking place to create an artificial history by removing a history that is over 2600 years old. A country has every right to protect the many plots and plans now […]

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Attempts to subvert Constitutional provision of Buddhism in Sri Lanka & questioning role of Ministry of National Integration

Friday, August 4th, 2017

Shenali D Waduge Several factors need to be taken into account to comprehend the gravity of the situation. Firstly, it is now glaringly clear that the present government is in power following a regime change. It is also clear that those holding various posts & handling portfolios are controversial characters many of whom are yet […]

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1815 & 2015 a spine-chilling comparison: Betrayal by Sri Lanka’s Quislings

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Shenali D Waduge None of the 3 colonial powers invaded our island. But our island did fall because of the betrayal of our own people. It happened in 1815 and it is happening again exactly two hundred years later. In fact, the similarities and events as they are being rolled out are shocking. D’Oyly was […]

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Clean hands doctrine: US/UK & EU have no moral grounds to preach to any country

Saturday, July 29th, 2017

Shenali D Waduge Can a thief call another a thief? Can a murderer accuse another of being a murderer? Can those that commit horrendous crimes upon nations & people systematically and serially, accuse others of committing crimes when their own crimes are never taken up for trials because they are the judge, the witnesses, the […]

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Has the Church Inquisition come to Sri Lanka in the form of the Missing Persons Office to execute Buddhist soldiers?

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Shenali D Waduge The Medieval Inquisition in 1184 became the first of many Inquisitions (Spanish, Portuguese & Roman followed). What is relevant to this argument is that ALL executions were against non-Catholics & based on heresay, nothing more than finger pointing and allegations with absolutely no evidence or facts presented or even investigated. Fast forward […]

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UN: Stop sending envoys to Sri Lanka that violate Article 2.7 of UN Charter  

Sunday, July 16th, 2017

Shenali D Waduge  UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights & fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism Ben Emmerson has overstepped his line. Not only is he presenting factually incorrect statements he is making demands that exceed his & the UN mandate and are a violation of the spirit of the principles […]

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How can Sri Lanka celebrate Tea Industry ignoring the lands confiscated by the British from the Kandyan peasantry?

Saturday, July 15th, 2017

Shenali D Waduge The white man said Cecil Rhodes built Africa. However, Africans disagree and Africans are bringing down the statues of Cecil Rhodes. Ironically, in Sri Lanka the reign of the kalu suddas is such that we are celebrating the tea industry that came about by illegally confiscating lands belonging to the Kandyan peasantry! […]

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Do not trust TNA: ITAK endorsed Vaddukoddai Resolution on ‘Separatism’ in 2008

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

Shenali D Waduge The Maha Sangha has rejected the new constitution in toto. It is a blow to the TNA and the Government that has made assurances to bring a new constitution to those that brought them to power. The Sri Lankan populace inclusive of the Tamil polity need to be aware that so long […]

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How legal is the UNSG personally commissioned report to warrant War Crimes Tribunals against Sri Lanka?

Saturday, July 8th, 2017

Shenali D Waduge At some point in time this question needs to be answered before agreeing to any form of war crimes tribunal. It is a miscarriage of justice if the initial & foundation of the process to deliver justice is legally flawed. Justice should not only be done, but also seen to be done […]

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Buddhist diplomacy must be enshrined in Sri Lanka’s Foreign Policy whatever government is in power

Friday, July 7th, 2017

Shenali D Waduge In one part of the world military interventions are taking place. In another part of the world the soft power of Buddhism is being tapped and not just by the Asian giants but even the West is pivoting to Asia on the back of Buddhism. Notice Western military personnel suddenly taking to […]

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Patting the backs of pseudo-Buddhists & trapping them to abdicate place of Buddhism in Sri Lanka

Friday, July 7th, 2017

Shenali D Waduge  In 1815 the Chieftans, angry with the King, without thinking beyond their noses conspired and handed the sovereignty of the nation to foreigners who assured them that the Chieftans would continue to secure their perks and privileges and clause 5 maintaining the state patronage to Buddhism would remain. Both promises were short […]

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Asia must support Myanmar in rejecting UN & Western neo-colonial agenda using hired jihadists

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Shenali D Waduge The decision of the Myanmar Government must be applauded and supported by the entire Asian continent inclusive of the Muslim populace. Following colonial rule territories that belonged to indigenous people were taken over, plundered and divided and rechristened as ‘nations’ by the white Christian West. Now using slogans of ‘humanitarian’ ‘righteous’ democracy […]

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Looks like Admiral Sarath Weerasekera has upset the UNHRC Head

Sunday, July 2nd, 2017

Shenali D Waduge In April 2017 Amnesty International admitted that the very basis of the Geneva Resolution 30/1 adopted in Oct 1, 2015 is questionable. Then in June 2017, defending Sri Lanka & its armed forces through a NGO, admiral Sarath Weerasekera asked why the UNHRC is going after the Sri Lanka Army who defeated […]

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What a Constitution cannot change

Saturday, July 1st, 2017

Shenali D Waduge It is a futile exercise to claim to change a country’s constitution to meet the aspirations of each and every citizen of Sri Lanka. There are some sine quo non areas and other factors that cannot change just to please some or because its existence displeases others. The unitary status of the […]

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Denigration of Buddhism by Sri Lanka’s Mass Media – Commission of Inquiry urgently needed

Friday, June 30th, 2017

Shenali D Waduge  Ever since the 1964 Press Commission Report that established beyond doubt the role of Sri Lanka’s media in denigrating Buddhism nothing much has changed.  The media has taken no steps to self-regulate itself while the Maha Sangha and the lay Buddhist Organizations have not exerted pressure on them to do so. The […]

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BOYCOTT ANTI-BUDDHIST SRI LANKAN MEDIA flouting journalistic ethics and denigrating Buddhism & Buddhists

Monday, June 26th, 2017

Shenali D Waduge  The only language that entities that survive and thrive on profits understands is when their profits dwindle and sales decrease. The Sri Lankan media has been on a very visible witch hunt against the Sinhala Buddhists & is all out to negate the place held by Buddhism promoting other religions instead. While […]

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For Health & Humane Reasons – STOP COW SLAUGHTER

Monday, June 26th, 2017

Shenali D Waduge Next to our biological mother who feeds us milk in the initial years of our life, the burden of continuing to feed us milk throughout our life falls on our next mother – the cow. Not only that the cow has become a means for meat ruthlessly slaughtered, butchered and killed for […]

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