Author Archive for Shenali Waduge

Importance of 2008: ITAK amends its Constitution & endorses Vaddukoddai Resolution for separatism

Saturday, December 22nd, 2018

2008 was significant for several reasons. LTTE was defeated in the East. Sri Lankan Military was moving to liberate the North. TNA that had been virtually functioning as LTTE’s political wing realized that its military arm would soon be permanently clipped. The next strategic & tactical maneuver was to internationalize what LTTE sought with gun […]

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ITAK’s separatist demands & pro-LTTE statements

Thursday, December 20th, 2018

ITAK is the main constituent party of the TNA & a key party promoting a new constitution & attempting to abolish the Executive Presidency. ITAK though formed in 1949 has a history of demands made for a separate state though shrouding its objectives by calling itself the Federal Party. ITAK has also openly endorsed either […]

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M A Sumanthiran of TNA on the Interim of the New Constitution

Monday, December 17th, 2018

Shenali Waduge‎ to Saving Sri Lanka Who are these jokers drafting a new constitution that is NOT FEDERAL BUT CONFEDERAL where the Centre is basically PERMANENTLY ceding powers to the provinces. What kind of sick arrangement is this … all to satisfy some murderers who killed for 30 years & now putting their political wing to finally […]

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Lessons for Sri Lanka: How West used Social Media for Arab Spring

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

Countries that indulge in regime change to remove nationalist/populist leaders & replace with pro-western puppet leaders have found a new tool – the social media. Social media means people’s voice, people’s sentiment but these Western countries have now created templates to manipulate people’s voice, pay to vocalize sentiments that align to their bigger agenda. This […]

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UNP-TNA Separatist Constitution will split our families as in Germany – India – Africa

Friday, December 7th, 2018

TNA MP Sumanthiran addressing Tamils in Tamil boldly declared that the new constitution would be going beyond federalism as promised where the Centre will be unable to take back, change, remove or interfere in the powers devolved to the provinces or even reverse all that had been given via another new constitution. This virtually means […]

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Sri Lankan VOTERS MUST identify irreversible damages & treacheries when voting

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

The question is important primarily because despite Sri Lanka having a high literacy rate, being well read & aware of global politics, Sri Lankan voters are unable to distinguish the record sheet of political parties. Undeniable fact is that corruption is a major faux pas in governance at all levels even down to the common […]

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“Commemorating Maaveerar Naal is Tamil people’s right – Wigneswaran” – then who is going to commemorate Tamils killed by LTTE

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

What is Maaveerar Naal? Who originated it, when & why are fundamental questions anyone commenting on the subject should know to answer. Maaveerar Naal translated means ‘Great Heroes Day’ but it is not a Tamil civilian, Hindu or traditional event. Commenced first on 27 November 1989 by LTTE, it is a LTTE event to commemorate […]

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President Sirisena’s Speech on Rule of Law being violated by Parliament in sale of State Land

Sunday, November 25th, 2018

President Sirisena in an emotional address to the nation & pouring out how he weathered 3 1/2 years until it came to a breaking point, President Sirisena addressed the Nation on 28 October 2018 & explained the reasons that prompted the removal of Ranil Wickremasinghe as Prime Minister. What is this new practice adopted by […]

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Appeal to the Westetern/Indian Diplomatic Corps in Sri Lanka

Saturday, November 24th, 2018

After 443 years of western occupation Sri Lanka gained dominion status in 1948 & became a fully independent republic only in 1972. Sri Lanka has been forging diplomatic relations as per western standards & norms though from pre-colonial days our association with some countries extend centuries back & some of these we cannot forget or […]

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TNA: Did you seek International Intervention against LTTE Terrorism?

Friday, November 23rd, 2018

The Daily Mirror of 21 November 2018 reported that the Tamil National Alliance had urged diplomats to use their influence ‘with whoever necessary’ to put the country in the right path, whatever that means. This followed a meeting with 15 diplomats on what they all want to present as a ‘political crisis’. However, what was […]

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Where were the Rule of Law/Democracy preachers when Mrs. Sirimavo Bandaranaike’s civic rights removed in 1980

Friday, November 23rd, 2018

Adding to piling examples of flouting parliamentary democracy by the UNP leadership was the removal of civic rights of Mrs. Sirimavo Bandaranaike, the world’s first female Prime Minister on frivolous & cooked up corruption charges merely to prevent her from contesting elections. The decision to go to the extent of removing civic rights of one’s […]

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US meddling in Foreign Elections: Lessons for Sri Lanka

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

Sri Lankan citizens cannot ignore the manner foreign envoys are seen interfering into the internal affairs of Sri Lanka. The regular visits to Temple Trees, the uncanny diplomatic statements being issued, the virtual threats of imposing sanctions & freezing aid simply because their poster boy has been democratically removed just does not tally with their […]

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Regime-changing the Regime change in Sri Lanka

Sunday, November 18th, 2018

Governments come & governments go – that is clear evidence of a vibrant democracy. People go for elections – they bring governments to power & they can bring down governments too. We have seen that happening too. But all this becomes a little complicated when groups of external players enter the scene to mess with […]

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Where were you Rule of Law/Democracy preachers in Sri Lanka: 1982 Referendum

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

We are a little confused with democracy & good governance in Sri Lanka of late. Everything we deem as democratic & good governance is exactly the opposite being promoted & advocated. We are living in strange times. Suddenly paragons of virtue appear sending their diplomatic demarches while these very countries are bombing countries to the […]

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Why was Sri Lanka’s Parliament dissolved? To hold elections – who opposes it?

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Two questions readers need to ask & answer. Firstly, who are objecting to people going to vote? Secondly, why did those who are objecting to people going to vote not file FRs against sacking Ranil as PM? From the point of view of the People’s rights which is more damaging? Answering this will clearly show […]

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Thank You Ratnajeevan Hoole – You proved that Elections Commission is NOT INDEPENDENT or UNBIASED

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

14 fundamental rights petitions were filed at the Supreme Courts today 12 November 2018 against the dissolution of Parliament. One petitioner was Prof. S. R. H Hoole & who is Prof Hoole? He is a member of a supposed to be independent Election commission set up by the 19th amendment in April 2015. Now, you […]

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Ambassadors – Britain, Netherlands, Norway, France, Australia, South Africa, Italy, and Canada – what is the diplomatic charade you are playing in Sri Lanka?

Monday, November 12th, 2018

  On 26th October 2018 a President elected by 62lakh citizens decided to sack the Prime Minister & appoint a new prime minister. He also decided to prorogue Parliament & days later dissolved parliament. All these decisions were taken within the country & had no public protest except for the hysteria from the usual culprits […]

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Exposing the hypocrisy of the champions of ‘Rule of Law & Democracy’: Removal of a Chief Justice in Sri Lanka

Monday, November 12th, 2018

The CHANGE that came in January 2015, let us all recall, came as a result of a campaign that concentrated on highlighting the corruption & lack of good governance by the previous government. Naturally, those that voted for the CHANGE expected good governance. We take the example of the removal of 2 Chief Justices & […]

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Sri Lanka : Foreign Envoys flout Principle of Non-Interference/Non-Intervention & Diplomatic Protocols

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

There has been an unprecedented violation of diplomatic protocol of late. Tremendous pressures are being exerted on a small island nation in the South Asian continent simply because of its geopolitical presence & is a victim of a political tug-of-war between West-East / Colonial Imperial-Modern Neoliberal objectives. Sri Lanka became independent in 1948 through it […]

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Has Aljazeera become a tool of the West – Sri Lanka the latest victim

Thursday, November 8th, 2018

Al Jazeera is no stranger to controversy. It has been accused of siding with the western lobby in toppling the Libyan leader, it has been criticized over unfair coverage in Syria, links to US forced Al Jazeera’s English director to resign in 2011, while another reporter was accused of links to Al Qaeda, in 2012 […]

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Sri Lanka political situation: Let us ask ourselves some questions

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

All types of people have suddenly become constitutional experts, legal pundits, democratic veterans, angels of law & order but let us stop & first ask ourselves some questions & see how best we can find the answers What type of democracy prevails in Sri Lanka? Is the head of State – the President, the Prime […]

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Questions to the Foreign Media writing on Sri Lanka

Monday, November 5th, 2018

Quite a lot of mainstream media agencies some who are even having local reporters writing for them are ranting away juggling the same words and parroting the same thing. Please pause for a moment & answer some questions or at least think about them before writing & trying to fool the readers. With alternate media […]

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Western Nations breaching Vienna Conventions on Diplomatic Relations interfering into internal affairs of Sri Lanka

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

The Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations (1961) Article 41 clearly states that diplomats cannot interfere into the internal affairs in the receiving country and such interference is construed as a violation of diplomatic protocol. If so the US, UK, EU, Canada, Indian envoys are all breaching diplomatic protocols with their regular demarches against the Sri […]

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Constitutionality: Comparing appointment of Prime Minister in 2015 & 2018

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

Suddenly a bevy of ‘constitutional experts’ have come into the scene. Where were they in 2015 one wonders. The situation is this. We have the same President but 2 different Prime Ministers. The issue is this. Those that are now coming forward holding the slogans of ‘abiding by the constitution’ quoting the ‘constitution’ questioning the […]

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Western/Indian envoys & Foreign Media – do not stir trouble in Sri Lanka

Monday, October 29th, 2018

US, UK, Canada & EU as well as UN stand guilty of helping regime change in Sri Lanka. There is no two words about that. Their statements are clear giveaways. They brought to power a bunch of puppets, gave them a carte blanche to steal and drain the nation dry so long as these powerful […]

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Sri Lanka: RanilW hit by Ditta Dhamma Vediniya Karma (Nemesis)

Saturday, October 27th, 2018

Some people are destined to be leaders some are just destined to be unceremoniously ousted and repeatedly too. The fate of Ranil Wickremasinghe falls into this category. He lost his job while overseas in 2004 and then lost his job by letter while in Galle in 2018. Mahinda Rajapakse to the obvious shock of the […]

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Western Imperial Agenda linked to Eelam Map

Thursday, October 25th, 2018

It is more than clear that the Eelam project has been not simply a Tamil project but one that has been used by not just one foreign government for their own geopolitical agendas. That explains the duration of LTTE reign & it also explains the players coming forward as conflict-resolutionists and reading into some of […]

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Recalling of Sri Lankan Armed Forces from UN Peace Keeping Missions: Questioning mandate of Sri Lanka HR Commission

Sunday, October 21st, 2018

Two important factors need to be highlighted. Firstly, are all nations nominating tri-forces/police for UN peace keeping roles vetted by the respective human rights commissions of their countries & secondly on what valid basis does the UN have to request the recalling of Sri Lankan forces nominated for peace keeping citing war crimes record?   […]

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UN/Human Rights Activists where are you? TNA MP rapes 56 females & sells rape tapes for Rs.200

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

All these years the fabrications & humiliations targeted against the armed forces of Sri Lanka has been many. Even the UN system has blatantly misused their status and have based on hearsay chided the armed forces & ridiculed them going so far as to quote these unproven allegations on their reports thus tarnishing the image […]

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Prof. Channa Jayasumana’s shocking revelation: Darusman panel’s 40,000 figure was plucked from what Ranil Wickremasinghe said in 2008!

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Prof. Channa Jayasumana has made a startling revelation & one that will add to the already increasing embarrassments the UNHRC is facing. We have all been wondering from where this 40,000 figure that was battered across mainstream media came from & first officially quoted by the Ban Ki Moon personal panel. Initially, it was thought […]

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