Author Archive for Terrorism

Speeding truck runs over Army checkpoint; Military Policeman dead

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana A speeding Canter truck has run over an Army checkpoint at Vattapalai Junction in Mullaitivu, killing a soldier and injuring another, stated Sri Lanka Army Media Division. The truck had been traveling towards Nadunkarni Junction from Mullaitivu when the driver of the truck had lost control of the vehicle due to the high […]

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Four men detained on terrorism charges at Luton airport

Monday, April 15th, 2019

Courtesy joe.co.uk Four men have been arrested on suspicion of belonging to a banned terrorist organisation Police arrested four men on suspicion of belonging to a banned terror group after they arrived in the UK at Luton airport from Sri Lanka. They arrived on Wednesday night and were taken into custody before being questioned at […]

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Germany indicts LTTE suspect over war crimes in Sri Lanka

Friday, April 12th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana German authorities have indicted a Sri Lankan man suspected of involvement in killing 15 captured government soldiers while fighting for the Tamil Tigers terrorist group. Federal prosecutors said Friday that 37-year-old Sivatheeban B. is accused of membership in a foreign terrorist organization, war crimes, two cases of manslaughter and 11 cases of attempted […]

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Sri Lanka- Rajiv Gandhi gave his bullet-proof vest to Prabakaran

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

Courtesy MENAFN Date4/1/2019 10:30:09 AM  (MENAFN – Colombo Gazette) The then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi gave his bullet-proof jacket to LTTE leader Velupillai Prabakaran in Delhi, besides Rs 50 lakh as first instalment of Rs 5 crore aid to LTTE, and wanted the LTTE to allow implementation of the Indo-Lanka accord, AIADMK leader Panruti S […]

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MONEY LAUNDERING, TERRORISM AND DESPERATE FOR INVESTMENT IN SRI LANKA

Thursday, April 4th, 2019

BY EDWARD THEOPHILUS The yahapalana regime initiated with the 2015 presidential election had undisclosed motives and a deformed face in its operation to the country and the pattern of its operation showed that it was associated with highly dishonest elements. At the outset, Mr. Maithrepala Sirisena didn’t know about the president of the party (Swan […]

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Why a White Christian Isn’t Called a Terrorist

Thursday, April 4th, 2019

By Kalinga Seneviratne  SYDNEY (IDN) – After a White Australian of Christian background Brenton Tarrant gunned down 50 Muslims praying at a Christchurch mosque on a Friday, it took the New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern more than a day to call it a terrorist” act, and when she did so, the mainstream media in […]

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Terrorists know they have the upper hand on social media

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

Sanjana Hattotuwa Courtesy Stuff OPINION: Coming out of a long meeting, the first I heard of the violence in Christchurch was from those in Sri Lanka who had got breaking news alerts. I was both very disturbed and extremely intrigued. Terrorism as popular theatre or spectacle is not new, and some academics would argue is a […]

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UN drew int’l attention to ‘other mass graves expected to be found in the future…’ Before release of US lab reports on Mannar bones

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island Sri Lanka is expected to inform the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the Human Rights Council (HRC) of the conclusion of the radiocarbon dating analysis by the Beta Analytic Testing Laboratory in Florida, US, in respect of six skeletal samples sent there in […]

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Pakistani village asks: Where are bodies of militants India says it bombed?

Sunday, March 3rd, 2019

Asif Shahzad/Abu Arqam Naqash Courtesy NewsIn.Asia JABA, Pakistan (Reuters) – The only confirmed victim of India’s air strike against Pakistan is still unsure why he was shaken awake in the early hours of Tuesday by an explosion that rocked his mud brick house and left him with a cut above his right eye. They say they […]

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මන්නාරමේ පරණ කනත්තක් සමූහ මිනීවළක් කළ සොහොන් පල්ලන්ගේ කුමන්ත්‍රණය

Saturday, March 2nd, 2019

පුබුදු වික්‍රමතිලක උපුටාගැණීම  මව්බිම ජිනීවා සමුවට ගෙන යන අලුත්ම මාතෘකාව වී ඇත්තේ මන්නාරම සමූහ මිනීවළය. කනත්තක් වූ මෙයට සමූහ මිනීවළ යැයි අර්ථකථනය දුන්නේත් ශ්‍රී ලංකාවට යුද අපරාධ චෝදනා නඟන්නට වෙර දරන බටහිර බලවේගමය. මන්නාරම මිනීවළෙන් හමුවන අස්ථි කොටස් සමූහ ඝාතනයට ලක්කරන ලද දමිළ සිවිල් ජනතාවගේ හෝ හිටපු කොටි සාමාජිකයන්ගේ බවට සමාජගත කිරීමට ඔවුන්ගේ අභිමතයය. ජිනීවාහිදී පෙබරවාරි […]

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Vavunativu killings: ‘Rehabilitated’ Tigers to be prosecuted under PTA Gen. Ratnayake urges govt. to take remedial measures

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island December 4, 2018, 11:38 pm The rehabilitated ex-LTTE cadres, arrested in connection with last Friday’s killing of two police constables at Vavunativu, Batticaloa, would be charged under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA), a senior police officer said yesterday. The Criminal Investigation Department (CID), investigating the incident, would have to […]

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Is compensating terrorists justifiable? – Gotabaya

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

By Charunya Rajakaruna Courtesy Adaderana Former Defense Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa questions the whether it is justifiable to compensate LTTE terrorists. He mentioned this to the media following an event held in Colombo. The event was attended by former President Mahinda Rajapaksa as well. Former Defense Secretary points out that when compensating missing persons, the government will have […]

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Sirisena’s claims on LTTE seen as totally baseless

Saturday, September 29th, 2018

By Nirmala Joseph Courtesy The Gulf Today CHENNAI: Informed people have rejected an allegation raised by Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena that the now-defunct Tamil Tiger outfit had planned to attack Colombo with an aircraft flying from Chennai in 2009. Speaking to the Sri Lankan community in New York where he spoke at the UN […]

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Rights campaigner Rajani Thiranagama’s questions the Lankan Tamil elite refuse to answer

Saturday, September 22nd, 2018

By Dr.Rajan Hoole/newsin.asia Rains and early gloom harbinger the dying year. Fields are ploughed and sown in readiness for the earth’s renewal and the yield of her bounty. It was at such a time that Rajani Thiranagama was killed by the LTTE twenty-nine years ago. Her questions and aphorisms often challenged our assumptions at their core. The […]

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ජිනීවා නුවරින් මව්බිමේ අනාගතය හැඩ ගස්වන ඓතිහාසික ලියවිල්ලක් එලි දකී…

Saturday, September 22nd, 2018

lanka C news ස්විට්සර්ලන්තයේ ජිනීවා නුවර මානව හිමිකම් කවුන්සිලයේ 39 මහා සභාවේ සමාන්තර සැසිවාරයකදී ජගත් දේශප්‍රේමී ලංකික සංසදය ජිනීවා ප්‍රකාශනය” නමින් ඓතිහාසික ලියවිල්ලක් එළිදක්වා ඇත. කරුණු 4 කින් යුත් ජිනීවා ප්‍රකාශනය” 1976 දී යාපනය වඩුක්කොඩේ ප්‍රකාශනයේ සිට එක්සත් ජාතීන්ගේ මානව හිමිකම් කවුන්සිලය තුළ කොටි හිතවාදීන් සම්මත කර ගත සියලු ප්‍රකාශන දක්වා සියලු මතවාදීය ප්‍රකාශවලට පිළිතුරක් […]

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Ghost of Eelam War haunts Tamil Nadu

Saturday, September 22nd, 2018

Statesman News Service | Chennai | September 22, 2018 4:13 am Sri Lankan President’s revelation of UPA govt helping Lanka in Eelam war sparked protest from AIADMK.  After a prolonged absence, the ghost of Tamil Elam War in Srilanka once again started haunting the state politics with a revelation by former Srilankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Rajapaksa’s […]

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ජනාධිපති ඝාතන කුමන්ත‍්‍රණය පසුපස අගමැති රනිල්.. ජනපතිගේ පොලිස් ආරක්‍ෂාව ඉවත් කර හමුදා ආරක්‍ෂාව යොදවයි…

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

lanka C news ජනාධිපති මෛත්‍රීපාල සිරිසේන හා හිටපු ආරක්ෂක ලේකම් ගෝඨාභය රාජපක්ෂ ඝාතනය කිරීම සඳහා සිදුකරන ලද කුමන්ත්‍රණය පසුපස අගමැති රනිල් වික්‍රමසිංහ මහතා සිටීමත් ඉතාම පැහැදිලි බව පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී එස් බී දිසානායක මහතා පවසයි. මෙම සිදුවීමේදී ඇමැති රංජිත් මද්දුමබණ්ඩාර, ඇමැති සාගල රත්නායක හා අගමැති රනිල් වික්‍රමසිංහ හැසිරුණු ආකාරය දෙස බලද්දී අගමැති රනිල් විසින් සංවිධානය කරන […]

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DIG Nalaka de Silva has LTTE connections: National Freedom Front

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Sheain Fernandopulle Courtesy The Daily Mirror Former in charge of the Terrorist Investigation Division (TID) DIG Nalaka de Silva, against whom allegations had been levelled over his alleged plot to assassinate President Maithripala Sirisena and former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, had connections with the LTTE, the National Freedom Front charged today. Addressing a news briefing, NFF […]

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Sri Lanka’s new draft counter-terrorism legislation is human rights compliant

Sunday, September 16th, 2018

 The Sunday Observer  Colombo, September 16 (The Sunday Observer): The proposed Counter-Terrorism legislation presented to the Cabinet of Ministers last week after several rounds of revisions to the text, is human rights compliant and meets international standards, and Sri Lanka’s obligations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), legal experts told *Sunday […]

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US protects its soldiers but wants us to prosecute ours: Godahewa

Sunday, September 16th, 2018

Lahiru Pothmulla Courtesy The Daily Mirror The US, which co-sponsored the UN resolution on Sri Lanka with the intention of getting Sri Lankan armed forces personnel prosecuted on charges of war crimes, has vowed to protect its soldiers from being subjected to unjust prosecution from the International Criminal Court (ICC), Dr. Nalaka Godahewa said. Addressing a […]

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The Sri Lanka Armed Forces Are Innocent Of All Bogus Charges Pertaining To The War, Therefore Sri Lanka Should Categorically Reject All Secret Defence Reports Of The US, UK Containing Totally Bogus Charges Against The Sri Lankan Armed Forces

Saturday, September 15th, 2018

Sri Lankan Solidarity Movement Our organisation, The Sri Lankan Solidarity Movement, is extremely alarmed by secret defence reports written by our adversaries, the US, UK, which accuse our Sri Lankan Armed Forces of being responsible for the perishing of civilians during the last phases of the war with no proof whatsoever to prove such bogus […]

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මොළය පසාරු කරගෙන ගිය උණ්ඩ ඉවත් කරන්න ශල්‍යකර්මය කරද්දි සිරුරෙන් ඉවත් වී අවමඟුල දුටු වීර සෙන්පතියා

Saturday, September 15th, 2018

 උපුටාගැණීම  මව්බිම දිනය 1993 මැයි 16දා මුහුදු සුළං නමින් ක්‍රියාන්විතයක් සැලසුම් කරන්නේ වාලච්චේන නාගවන්තිව් දූපතේ සිට සිදුවූ එල්ටීටීඊ ක්‍රියාකාරකම් අවසන් කරන්නටය. වාලච්චේන මෝය කටින් මුහුදු යන්නට පිටත් වන ධීවර බෝට්ටුවලින් කප්පම් ගැනීම් හා බලෙන් තෙල් බා ගැනීමේ සිද්ධීන් දිගින් දිගටම වාර්තා වීම මෙහෙයුමක් ඇරැඹීමට හේතුව විය. මේජර් ජෙනරාල් අල්ගම මෙම ප්‍රදේශය භාර සේනාංකයට නායකත්වය දුන්නේය. […]

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War casualties may not have exceeded 8,000:Former President Mahinda Rajapksa

Friday, September 14th, 2018

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Former President Mahinda Rajapksa, who is in New Delhi, has said that the number of war casualties in Sri Lanka including the terrorist casualties may not have exceeded 8,000, the Hindu reported. Delivering a public speech on Wednesday, Mr. Rajapaksa said extravagant numbers reaching up to 40,000 have been recklessly bandied […]

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Fonseka’s shocking disclosure

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island September 11, 2018, 9:45 pm Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka’s recent admission that the cabinet had never discussed Sri Lanka’s response to alleged war crimes allegations highlighted the culpability on the part of the National Unity Government for depriving the country of a proper defence. Cabinet regularly meets on Tuesday morning […]

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Tamil Nadu cabinet recommends to Governor the release of convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case

Sunday, September 9th, 2018

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Chennai, September 9 (PTI/newsin.asia): Following the Indian Supreme Court’s suggestion, the All India Anna Dravida Kazhagam government in  Tamil Nadu  on Sunday decided to recommend to the State Governor Banwarilal Purohit the release of all seven life convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. A resolution to this effect was adopted at the […]

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SF: Cabinet never discussed how to counter war crimes allegations …responds to PM’s 2030 leadership change move

Friday, September 7th, 2018

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island September 7, 2018, 11:01 pm Sustainable Development, Wildlife and Regional Development Minister Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka, yesterday, acknowledged that there hadn’t been any Cabinet discussion on how Sri Lanka should respond to Geneva allegations of war crimes against the country. Sri Lanka brought the war to a successful conclusion in […]

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AG instructs IGP to take legal action against Maheshwaran

Friday, September 7th, 2018

Tharindu Jayawardane Courtesy The Daily Mirror The Attorney General today instructed Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara to take legal action under the Penal Code against UNP MP and former state minister Vijayakala Maheswaran, who made controversial statement on resurgence of the LTTE. A senior Police officer said the AG had instructed to take legal action […]

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Gotabaya on lessons the world failed to learn from Sri Lanka’s war

Friday, September 7th, 2018

Courtesy Adaderana Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa says that unfortunately due to an incorrect opinion regarding the country’s war against terrorism in the international community, Sri Lanka was not able to give a host of lessons to the world on ending war and the post-war development activities of the military. I regret that due to […]

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Friends and family claim Sydney ‘terror’ suspect was framed

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Friends and family of 25-year-old Kamar Nizamdeen, who was arrested by the New South Wales Police on Thursday for alleged ‘terrorism’ charges, claimed that Nizamdeen was framed. “He was an open minded Muslim who has been framed by someone with immense jealousy in heart. Jealousy on his accolades, his position and […]

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Student accused of affiliations to IS has uncle in Sri Lankan government

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

Courtesy Adaderana A University of New South Wales student accused of documenting plans in a notebook to assassinate two senior Australian politicians is the nephew of a Sri Lankan cabinet minister. The ABC can reveal Mohamed Nizamdeen, 25, is related to Sri Lankan MP Faiszer Musthapha, who is the country’s Sports and Local Government Minister. […]

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