Author Archive for Terrorism

UK and US should withdraw human rights motion against SL – Lord Naseby

Friday, July 13th, 2018

By Charunya Rajakaruna Courtesy Adaderana Lord Naseby from the British House of Lords calls upon the United Kingdom and United States of America to withdraw their human rights violations motion against Sri Lanka. He stated this joining in a discussion on human rights violation allegations on Sri Lanka ‘At Hyde Park’ program on Ada Derana 24×7. Lord […]

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UK, US should tell UN to withdraw motion on Sri Lanka: Naseby

Monday, July 9th, 2018

Courtesy The Daily Mirror British Baron Lord Naseby said both the UK and the US were guilty of atrocities and that the two countries should inform the UN Human Rights Commission to withdraw the resolution against Sri Lanka. Lord Naseby, the President of the All Party British Sri Lanka Parliamentary Group, said this after reading the UK Parliament’s Intelligence and Security […]

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Vijayakala decides to resign from post

Thursday, July 5th, 2018

By Charunya Rajakaruna Courtesy Adaderana Vijayakala Maheswaran says that she has decided to resign from her post as the State Minster of Child Affairs, in the wake of her recent controversial statement regarding the LTTE. Speaking during a state event held in Jaffna on June 2, she had said that the LTTE should be resurrected for the […]

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Vijayakala’s suicide bombing, Northern Nazism, the Tamil Hitler and north-south politics

Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

By Dr. DAYAN JAYATILLEKA Courtesy The Island July 4, 2018, 10:14 pm “And what rough beast, its hour come round at last,Slouches towards Bethlehem to be born?’ – WB Yeats, The Second Coming Though that may change, this island has so far produced only one movement which qualifies as Fascist by international standards. When the […]

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PM to take action after listening to Vijayakala

Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

By Saman Indrajith Courtesy The Island There was no need at all to revive the LTTE terrorist organisation, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe told Parliament yesterday. He said action would be taken against State Minister Vijayakala Maheswaran for calling for the revival of the LTTE. Making a special statement in Parliament, the Prime Minister said that what […]

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විජයකලාට තවදුරටත් ඇමැති ධුරයේ රැඳී සිටීමට අයිතියක් නැහැ

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

උදයන්ති මුණසිංහ උපුටාගැණීම  මව්බිම විජයකලා මහේෂ්වරන් ඇමැතිවරිය කළ ප්‍රකාශයට අනුව තවදුරටත් ඇමැති ධුරයේ කටයුතු කිරීමට ඇයට නීතිමය අයිතියක් නැති බව පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රි මහාචාර්ය ජී.එල්. පීරිස් අවධාරණය කළේය. රජයේ කැබිනට් ඇමැතිවරු දෙදෙනෙක් ඉදිරියේ නිල උත්සවයකදී එවැනි ප්‍රකාශයක් කිරීමට තරම් එඩිතර වීම හුදකලාව තක්සේරු කළ නොහැකි බවත්, මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ මහතා බලයේ සිටින විට මෙවැනි ප්‍රකාශයක් කළේ නම්, වත්මන් […]

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‘AG can be compelled to indict Vijayakala’ Call for reviving LTTE

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

By Shamindra Ferdinando July 3, 2018, 11:59 pm Top constitutional lawyer Manohara de Silva, PC, yesterday said that the Attorney General could file an indictment in accordance with Article 157 A against State Minister for child affairs, Vijayakala Maheswaran. President’s Counsel De Silva said so when The Island asked him what action the Sirisena-Wickremesinghe government […]

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LTTE should resurrect for freedom of Tamil people – Vijayakala Maheswaran

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

By Charunya Rajakaruna Courtesy Adaderana State Minister of Child Affairs Vijayakala Maheswaran says that the LTTE should be resurrected for the freedom of the Tamil people. If Tamil people want to live freely, the LTTE should raise their hand again, she further stated. She made these comments at a state event held in Jaffna today (02). While […]

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Does recovery of arms from former LTTE cadres indicate revival of Tamil insurgency in Sri Lanka?

Saturday, June 30th, 2018

By D.B.S. Jeyaraj/Daily Mirror Courtesy NewsIn.Asia The 21 km-long Puthukkudiyiruppu-Oddusuddan road progressing through the hinterland of North-Eastern Mullaitivu District, links Puthukkudiyiruppu on the A-35 Paranthan-Mullaitivu highway and Oddusuddan on the A-34 Mankulam-Mullaitivu highway. It was along this road that a trusted deputy of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE)supremo Velupillai Prabhakaran was killed by the […]

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Bomb squad examines huge LTTE ammo cache

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | SP LOGANATHAN Rameswaram: Less than 24 hours after a huge cache of ammunition was stumbled upon at the backyard of a house in the coastal fishing hamlet of Anthoniyarpuram near Thangachimadam in Rameswaram on Monday night, there was renewed hectic activity at the spot on Tuesday with the Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad (BDDS) […]

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Tamil Nadu Police arrests Sri Lankan man near Rameswaram, seizes boat and cache of ammunition

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Press Trust of India  Rameswaram: A Sri Lankan national, was arrested at Uchipuli Valangapuri coast near Rameswaram while two others escaped into a nearby forest, police said on Wednesday. Sagaya Stephen from Thalaimannar was seen moving around in suspicious circumstances near the coast last night along with two others when he was arrested, ‘Q’ Branch inspector […]

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Gazette issued listing 14 LTTE members

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The Government has issued an extraordinary gazette on Wednesday listing 14 individuals as designated persons who have connections with the LTTE in terms of terrorism-related activities and funding and financing of terrorism, to the List of Designated Persons. The Gazette which was issued by Defence Ministry Secretary Kapila Waidyaratne, adds amendments […]

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Two nabbed with LTTE uniforms, flags and claymore explosives

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Courtesy Adaderana Two individuals in possession of LTTE military uniforms, flags of the terrorist organization and a stock of claymore explosives have been arrested this morning (22) on the Oddusuddan road in Mullaitivu. According to the police, the suspects were taken into custody in a sudden search carried out by the police, while the goods […]

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ඔඩ්ඩුසුඩාන්වලදී ඇල්ලූ LTTE කොඩි බෝම්බ ආවේ කොහෙන්ද? ප්‍රදේශය පුරා සෝදිසි මෙහෙයුමක්

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

මුලතිව්- ශෂිකුමාර් උපුටාගැණීම  මව්බිම මුලතිව් _ ඔඩ්ඩුසුඩාන් ප්‍රදේශයේදී කොටි සංවිධානයට අයත් නිල ඇඳුමක්, කොටි සංවිධානයට අයත් කොඩියක් සහ බෝම්බ ඇතුළු යුද උපකරණ තොගයක් ත්‍රිරෝද රථයකින් ප්‍රවාහනය කරමින් සිටි පිරිසක් අත්අඩංගුවට ගත් බවට ඔඩ්ඩුසුඩාන් පොලිසිය කියයි. ඔඩ්ඩුසුඩාන් පේරාරු මංසන්ධිය ප්‍රදේශයේදී මාන්කුලම් පොලිසියට අයත් රථවාහන පොලිස් නිලධාරීන් පිරිසක් පසුගියදා (21දා) රාත්‍රියේ මුර සේවයේ යෙදී සිටියදී පැමිණි ත්‍රිරෝද රථයක් […]

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අති විශේෂ ගැසට් එකක් කොටි 14ට එන්න තහනම්

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

චාමර අමරසූරිය උපුටාගැණීම  මව්බිම එල්.ටී.ටී.ඊ. ත්‍රස්ත සංවිධානයේ නායකයන් ඇතුළු එම සංවිධානයේ සාමාජිකත්වය දැරූ දැනට විදෙස් ගතව සිටින පුද්ගලයන් 14 දෙනකුට මෙරටට ඇතුළු වීම තහනම් කරමින් අති විශේෂ ගැසට් පත්‍රයක් නිකුත් කර තිබේ. ආරක්‍ෂක අමාත්‍යාංශයේ ලේකම් ජනාධිපති නීතිඥ කපිල වෛද්‍යරත්න මහතා විසින් මෙම අති විශේෂ ගැසට් නිවේදනය නිකුත් කර ඇත. අංක 2076/18 දරන එම අති විශේෂ ගැසට් […]

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ප්‍රභාකරන්ගේ ගෝලයන් 14 ලංකාවට ඇවිත් ගිහින්-මහින්ද හෙළි කරයි

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

ඩබ්ලිව්.කේ. ප්‍රසාද් මංජු උපුටාගැණීම  මව්බිම එල්.ටී.ටී.ඊ. සංවිධානය සමඟ එක් වී කටයුතු කළ විදෙස් ගත පුද්ගලයන් මෙරටට පැමිණ කිලිනොච්චියට ගොස් ඔවුන්ට අවශ්‍ය කටයුතු සිදුකරගෙන මුදල්ද රැගෙන රටින් පිට වූ පසුව ඔවුන්ට ශ්‍රී ලංකාවට ඇතුළුවීම තහනම් කරමින් ගැසට් නිවේදනයක් නිකුත් කිරීම හාස්‍යයට කරුණක් බව හිටපු ජනාධිපති මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ මහතා ‘ඉරිදා මව්බිම’ට ප්‍රකාශ කළේය. ලෝකයේ බොහෝ රටවල් ත්‍රස්තවාදයට එරෙහිව […]

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New Delhi tells Tamil Nadu, freeing Rajiv killers will set “dangerous precedent with international ramifications”

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia New Delhi, June 20 (The Hindu): The Indian Central government has told Tamil Nadu that releasing the four foreign nationals convicted of committing the gruesome assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, in connivance with three Indian nationals, will set a very dangerous precedent and lead to international ramifications.” In its communication to […]

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රූපස්කුලම් කැලෑවෙදි කොටි පොලිසියේ 600ක් සමූල ඝාතනය කරද්දි දිවි බේරගත්තු සාජන් මනෝජ් මැරි මැරී ජීවත්වෙන හැටි

Friday, June 15th, 2018

පටබැඳිගේ අමරබන්දු උපුටාගැණීම  මව්බිම වර්ෂ 1990 ජුනි 11 වැනි දින ලංකාවම කඳුළෙන් නැහැවූ මහා ඛේදවාචකයක් සිදුවූ දිනයක්. අම්පාර දිස්ත්‍රික්කයේ කල්මුණ, පොතුවිල, අක්කරපත්තුව ආදී පොලිස් ස්ථාන රැසක් සහ මඩකළපුව දිස්ත්‍රික්කයේ පොලිස් ස්ථාන රැසක පොලිස් නිලධාරීන් 600ක ගේ ජීවිතය තිරිසන් කොටින්ගේ අමානුෂික වෙඩි පහරකට ලක්වූයේ රට පාලනය කළ පාලකයන්ගේ වරදින්. පොලිස් සැරයන් මනෝජ් එවකට රාජකාරි කළේ කල්මුණේ පොලිසියේ. […]

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British role in anti-LTTE operations insignificant – retired Navy Chief of Staff ‘..can help us by releasing Jan-May 2009 BHC dispatches from Colombo’

Monday, May 28th, 2018

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island May 28, 2018, 12:00 pm The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) side-stepped The Island query whether documents that had been destroyed as reported in a section of the British and other media included diplomatic cables originating from the British High Commission in Colombo during eelam war IV. Asked whether the […]

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United Kingdom destroyed files on Tamil Tigers, India-Sri Lanka relations: The Guardian

Sunday, May 27th, 2018

Courtesy scroll.in The British Foreign Office confirmed that it destroyed 195 files on the island country, dating from 1978 to 1980. The United Kingdom’s Foreign Office destroyed almost 200 files on the rise of the separatist group Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, the role of the British spy agency MI5 and Secret Air Service in […]

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A country divided over eradication of terrorism!

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island The Global Sri Lanka Forum (GSLF) celebrated Sri Lanka’s triumph over terrorism in May, 2009 with a public gathering in Dubai. Former Foreign Secretary Palitha Kohina addressed the gathering. On the invitation of the GSLF, Mrs S.G Juliet, mother of Corporal Gamini Kularatne of the Sixth Battalion of the Sinha Regiment […]

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Jaffna University-do not let racist politicians to destroy the future of Jaffna youth and the University.

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

Prof Channa Jayasumana Secretary, National University Teachers’ Association 22nd May 2018, Prof. Ratnam Vigneswaran, Vice chancellor, University of Jaffna, Thirunelvely, Jaffna. Dear Prof Vigneswaran, Jaffna University-do not let racist politicians to destroy the future of Jaffna youth and the University. We, as responsible university academics in Sri Lanka have noted with dismay the involvement of […]

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Mullivaikkal Remembrance Day: NUTA unhappy about Jaffna undergrads involvement

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The National University Teachers’ Association (NUTA) today registered their protest with the Jaffna university authorities over the involvement of undergraduates in the so-called ‘Mullivaikkal Remembrance Day” observances. NUTA Secretary Prof. Channa Jayasumana asked Jaffna University Vice Chancellor Ratnam Vigneswaran not to allow racist politicians to exploit the university students for their […]

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Rohingya militant group ARSA killed at least 99 Hindus in Rakhine, says Amnesty

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Dhaka, May 22 (BDNews24.com): At least 99 Hindus including children were killed by Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army or ARSA in the Rakhine state of Myanmar in August 2017, says Amnesty International.  Amnesty has revealed that evidence collected after detailed investigation inside the Rakhine state and across Bangladesh border, including forensic reports and interviews, revealed […]

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යුද විජයග්‍රහණය සමරන්නට ආණ්ඩුව බය ඇයි?

Sunday, May 20th, 2018

ගාල්ල දෙව්සිරි පී. හේවාවිදාන ලන්ඩන් නුවර සිට  උපුටාගැණීම  මව්බිම සිංහලයන්ට හැම දෙයක්ම මතක තියෙන්නේ සුමාන දෙකකට පමණයි කියා කිව්වේ ලෝකයේ දරුණුතම ම්ලේච්ඡ මිනීමරුවා වූ ප්‍රභාකරන්ය. ඒ කෘෘර මිනිසා මියගොස් වසර නවයක් ගත වුවද ඒකා කියූ දේ කොතරම් සත්‍යයක් දැයි මට හිතෙන්නේ අපේ මිනිසුන් දැන් හැසිරෙන විදිය දෙස බලන විටයි. මෙයට වසර දහයකට විස්සකට පෙර ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේත් විශේෂයෙන් […]

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Logjam in ethnic reconciliation spurs extremism in Sri Lanka

Sunday, May 20th, 2018

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, May 20: Nine years after the war between the Sri Lankan armed forces and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) ended in May 2009, reconciliation between Sri Lanka’s majority Sinhalese and minority Tamils still appears to be a far cry. And most disturbingly, the logjam is creating the ground for extremist […]

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Sri Lanka warns of resurgence of demand for Tamil Eelam; President Maithiripala Sirisena says separatists regrouping abroad

Saturday, May 19th, 2018

Courtesy Firstpost Colombo: Sri Lanka’s president warned that Tamil extremists were regrouping abroad to revive their demand to divide the island nation nine years after the end of its decades-long ethnic war. Maithripala Sirisena said government forces had failed to quash the Tamil rebels’ separatism, although they were militarily conquered by May 2009 following a […]

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Sri Lanka warns of Tamil separatist resurgence

Saturday, May 19th, 2018

Courtesy Mailonline Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena Sirisena came to power in January 2015 on the back of strong support from the minority Tamil community Sri Lanka’s president Saturday warned that Tamil extremists were regrouping abroad to revive their demand to divide the island nation nine years after the end of its decades-long ethnic war. […]

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Call to Lankan Tamils to observe May 18 every year as “ Tamil Genocide Day”

Friday, May 18th, 2018

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, May 18 (newsin.asia): Sri Lankan Tamils should observe May 18 every year as Tamil Genocide Day”, said the Northern Province Chief Minister C.V.Wigneswaran on Friday. He was speaking on the fourth annual remembrance day at Mullivaikkal, the scene of killings in the last stages of the war against Tamil Tiger separatists in […]

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Where is the timbre of reconciliation?

Friday, May 18th, 2018

Lucien Rajakarunanayake Courtesy The Island May 18, 2018, 10:22 pm This is the Day of Peace – when the LTTE was finally defeated, at Mullivaikkal in the Mullaithivu District. The path of peace is that, or should be that, of reconciliation. It is a word we have heard so often, especially in the past three years. […]

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