Author Archive for Terrorism

PCoI report on Easter Sunday carnage: AG won’t be given ‘sensitive’ volumes

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island GL admits flaws , appreciates recommendations The Presidential Secretariat has declined to release 22 volumes (each containing about 600 pages) of proceedings to Attorney General Dappula de Livera, PC, on the advice of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) that probed the 2019 Easter Sunday carnage. Authoritative sources told The […]

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Easter Sunday Attack: PCoI failed to find who influenced the course of investigation – Cardinal

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The report of the Presidential commission which probed the Easter Sunday attacks had failed to find out as to who had influenced the investigations in order to shield certain individuals, Archbishop of Colombo His Eminence Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith said today. Cardinal Ranjith told a press conference that the church had received […]

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Cardinal wants ‘real masterminds’ of Easter attacks brought to justice

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Archbishop of Colombo Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith today called on Sri Lankan authorities to bring to justice without delay the true masterminds” behind the Easter Sunday attacks and those who have seriously neglected their duties despite having prior knowledge of the attacks. A copy of the final report of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry […]

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Govt won’t take responsibility for PCoI report on Easter attacks – Keheliya.

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Neither the President nor the government will take responsibility for the final report of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry on the 2019 Easter attacks, says Cabinet Spokesman Keheliya Rambukwella. Speaking at the press conference held today (02) to announce the Cabinet decisions, Minister Rambukwella said that the report has been presented on an […]

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AG receives 65 volumes of Easter attack commission proceedings

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The Attorney General has received 65 volumes of the proceedings of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) which probed the Easter Sunday terror attacks from the Presidential Secretary today (March 02). The Presidential Commission has handed over a total of 87 volumes containing its proceedings to the Presidential Secretary, Coordination officer of the […]

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Cardinal gives time until April 21st to take legal action for Easter attacks

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021

Courtesy Hiru News Archbishop Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith has stated that time will be given until April 21 to take legal action against those responsible for the Easter attack. He was addressing a media briefing today after receiving the report of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into the Easter attack yesterday. Meanwhile, the Attorney General has […]

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Easter attacks report presented to Mahanayake Theros and Cardinal Ranjith

Monday, March 1st, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana A copy of the final report of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry on the Easter Sunday attacks has been handed over to Archbishop of Colombo Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith. The Director General, Legal Affairs of the Presidential Secretariat Hariguptha Rohanadheera presented the report to the Cardinal Ranjith at the Archbishop’s House today (01). Meanwhile […]

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How the United Kingdom helped LTTE Terrorists in Sri Lanka Part 3

Thursday, February 25th, 2021

By Rohan Gunaratna Courtesy Adaderana The Global Tamil Forum (GTF) the real reincarnation of the LTTE – Rohan Gunaratna http://www.adaderana.lk/news.php?nid=8115 The Global Tamil Forum (GTF) led by the Norway-based Nediyavan is the real reincarnation of the LTTE, and not the US-based outfit led by Visuvanathan Rudrakumaran, which is trying to establish a Transnational Government of […]

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How the United Kingdom helped LTTE Terrorists in Sri Lanka Part 2

Thursday, February 25th, 2021

Courtesy https://ltteuk.wordpress.com/ WHAT EXACTLY IS THE UK DOING? A TERRORIST SAFE HAVEN! UK politicians should have some respect for its security services! http://www.globalpolitician.com/default.asp?22235-britain-terror LTTE Tamil Tigers” and its UK-wide network Dominic Whiteman – 10/18/2006 LTTE was banned in the UK February 28th 2001. The annual publication of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) London […]

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How the United Kingdom helped LTTE Terrorists in Sri Lanka Part 1

Thursday, February 25th, 2021

Courtesy Terrorists Exposed LTTE ACTIVITIES IN THE UK UK LTTE / May 24, 2014 The organisation of support for the Tamils of Sri Lanka goes back toNovember 1978 when Tamil Co-ordinating Committee or TCC was formed at the instance of Amirthalingam for the purpose of Co-ordinating the UK based political and militant front organisations. Its President S […]

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Catholic bishops urge Sri Lankan government to release report on 2019 Easter bombings

Thursday, February 25th, 2021

Courtesy Catholic Herald Colombo, Sri Lanka, Feb 24, 2021 / 01:26 pm MT (CNA).- The Sri Lankan government must release its report on the Easter 2019 terrorist attack on Christian churches and hotels, say Catholic leaders. Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith of Colombo reportedly will not meet with any Sri Lanka politicians due to the delay. He […]

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AG not bound by its recommendations, yet to receive report

Thursday, February 25th, 2021

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island Attorney General Dappula de Livera, PC is not bound by recommendations made by the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (P CoI) into the 2019 Easter Sunday carnage, or presidential directives in that regard, according to authoritative sources. They said that the AG couldn’t under any circumstances initiate legal proceedings until […]

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AG receives Volume 1 of Easter attacks commission report

Thursday, February 25th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The Attorney General has received Volume 01 of the report of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) that investigated the Easter Sunday terror attacks. The AG’s coordinating officer said that Volume 01 of the report was received today from the Secretary to the President. However, the Attorney General has requested the President’s Secretary […]

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The Truth Behind The Dare? More Aptly Named

Wednesday, February 24th, 2021

Chula Rajapakse MNZM, Spokesperson, United Sri Lanka Assn,Wellington NZ The SL government is to be congratulated on their latest video above, exposing another, less well-known yet no less Horrific dimension to Tamil Tiger Carnage. This has been widely circulated among the expatriate SL communities. However where this should be circulated most for maximum effect would […]

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PCoI report on Easter attacks recommends criminal proceedings against ex-President, Rishad & several others

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana හිටපු ජනපති , රිෂාඩ් බදියුදින් ඇතුළු පිරිසකට අපරාධ නඩු පවරන්නැයි නිර්දේශ..

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Cardinal issues red notice to politicians

Monday, February 22nd, 2021

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Wide-ranging mandate for Committee appointed to study report on Easter attacks – PMD

Monday, February 22nd, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The six-member committee appointed by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to study the Report of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) into the 2019 Easter Sunday attacks has been entrusted with a wide ranging mandate, the President’s Media Division stated today (22). Identifying the overall process including the measures that need to be taken by […]

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Zahran Hashim trained 15 female suicide bombers – Police

Sunday, February 21st, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana It has been revealed that Zahran Hashim, the ring leader behind the 2019 Easter Sunday terror attacks, had trained 15 women to become suicide bombers. Police Media Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana stated that the information was revealed during the interrogation of the girl who was arrested by the Terrorism Investigation Division (TID) recently. […]

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Young woman who attended Zahran’s classes arrested

Saturday, February 20th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana A young woman, who attended classes conducted by the ringleader of Easter Sunday terror attacks in 2019 Zahran Hashim, has been taken into custody yesterday (February 19). The 24-year-old was identified as a resident of Hingula in Mawanella, Police Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana said. She was arrested in a joint raid carried out […]

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Principal of Madrasa school arrested on AG’s orders

Wednesday, February 17th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Mohamed Shakeel, the principal of a Madrasa school, has been arrested for conspiring and abetting Hejaaz Hizbullah, the Coordinating Officer of the Attorney General stated. The Attorney General, today (17), directed the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to report facts and produce Mohamed Shakeel before a relevant magistrate’s court for abetting on charges […]

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AG charges Hejaaz Hizbullah under PTA and ICCPR Act

Wednesday, February 17th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The Attorney General has directed the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to report facts and produce Attorney at Law Hejaaz Hizbullah before the court under several charges. The Attorney at Law is to be produced before a relevant Magistrate’s Court on charges under Section 2(1)(h) of the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) and […]

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ISIL-K’s new leader heads India operations had affiliation with Haqqani network, states UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres:

Tuesday, February 9th, 2021

Daily Excelsior, Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant – Khorasan’s (ISIL-K) new leader Shihab al-Muhajir heads its operations in India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, the Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka and is said to have had an earlier affiliation with the dreaded Haqqani Network. The 12th report of the Secretary-General on the threat posed by ISIL […]

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Prof.Rohan Gunaratna’s recipe for controlling extremism

Saturday, February 6th, 2021

By Camellia Nathaniel/Daily News Colombo, February 6: The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) accuses Sri Lanka of being in a ‘state of denial about the past’, details how the failure of domestic mechanisms has further entrenched impunity, exacerbating victims’ distrust in the system. Among a litany of failures, the report addresses the rollback of […]

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US State Dept. reviews foreign terrorist organizations; LTTE continues to be banned organisation

Saturday, January 16th, 2021

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The US State Department has amended its Foreign Terrorist Organisations (FTO) list and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) remains to be a banned organisation in it, the State Department said. Under the Designated Foreign Terrorist Organizations list, the LTTE can be seen listed as an organisation designated since 10/8/1997. […]

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බිහිසුණු අපරාධ සිදුකළ හිටපු කොටි ත‍්‍රස්තයන්ට සමාව දිය යුතුද?

Saturday, January 9th, 2021

කිර්ති වර්ණකුලසුරිය උපුටා ගැන්ම දිවයින බිහිසුණු අපරාධ සිදුකළ හිටපු කොටි ත‍්‍රස්තයන් 82 ක් මුදාහැරිය යුතු යැයි ද්‍රවිඩ දේශපාලකයන් නැවත වරක් රජයෙන් ඉල්ලා ඇත. මෙම ත‍්‍රස්තයන්ව හඳුන්වා ඇත්තේ දේශපාලන සිරකරුවන් ලෙසිනි. එහෙත් මොවුන් දේශපාලන සිකරුවන් නොවේ, මෙලෙස හිටපු කොටි මිනීමරුවන් මුදා හරින ලෙස ඉල්ලන දේශපාලකයන් ශ‍්‍රී ලංකා හමුදාවට එල්ල කරන යුද අපරාධ චෝදනා ගැන ජාත්‍යන්තර අධිකරණය […]

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Terrorism affected 161 Police districts in India in 2019, according to report:

Tuesday, January 5th, 2021

SOUTH ASIAN DEFENSE REVIEW Terrorism affected 161 Police Districts across the country, especially Maoist-hit states of Jharkhand, Bihar, Maharashtra, terror-hit Jammu and Kashmir, Assam and other Northeastern states in 2019, according to inputs submitted to Union Ministry of Home Affairs (UMHA) by Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D) organisation in its Data on Police […]

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Russia warns Lanka of Islamic extremists channeling funds to local counterparts

Monday, December 28th, 2020

Courtesy The Island Russian Ambassador in Colombo Yury Materiy has warned that extremist Islamic terrorist organizations may channel funds to their Lankan counterparts on the pretext of extending COVID-19 aid. The warning was issued by Ambassador Materiy when he met Minister of Public Security Rear Admiral Sarath Weerasekara at his ministry last week, the ministry […]

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Johor police investigating after death threats made against state police chief

Sunday, December 20th, 2020

Courtesy The Straits Times JOHOR BARU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – Johor police will be working closely with its Selangor counterpart after death threats were made against state police chief Commissioner Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay. Datuk Ayob, who was previously head of the Special Branch’s Counter-Terrorism Division (E8) at police headquarters before being promoted to […]

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Sri Lankan Muslims who go to Saudi Arabia were brainwashed by some Islamic preachers, PCoI observes:

Tuesday, December 15th, 2020

Daily Mirror, SRI LANKA The Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) probing Easter Sunday attacks on December 10 observed that there were certain instances where Sri Lankan Muslims who go to Saudi Arabia were brainwashed by some Islamic preachers. During the testimony of All Ceylon Jamiyyathul Ulama (ACJU) Chairman Rizwe Mufti, the Commission drew the witness’s […]

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Nuwara Eliya police tried to silence NTJ informant after Easter attacks: Witness

Saturday, December 12th, 2020

YOSHITHA PERERA Courtesy The Daily Mirror Police officers of the Nuwara Eliya division had tried to silence an individual who had provided a tip-off about the Jihadist Training Camp which was conducted by the National Thawheed Jamaat (NTJ) in May 2018, it was yesterday informed to the PCOI probing Easter Sunday attacks. Testifying before the […]

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