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Bias attitude of UNHRC and other UN-affiliated bodies towards Lanka

Saturday, February 8th, 2020

By Dr. Ivan Amarasinghe courtesy The Sunday Times On March 15, 2006, the United Nations set up the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to promote and protect human rights around the world. It seeks the assistance and cooperation of States and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to monitor, report, advice and contribute best practice to ensure […]

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Outrage at whites-only image as Ugandan climate activist cropped from photo

Sunday, January 26th, 2020

Courtesy  The Guardian (UK) Vanessa Nakate was excised from image, which also featured Greta Thunberg, ‘purely on composition grounds’ says Associated Press Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate has called out racism in media after she was cropped out of a photo featuring prominent climate activists including Greta Thunberg, Loukina Tille, Luisa Neubauer and Isabelle Axelsson. […]

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Misguided Tamils: A Threat to National Unity

Friday, January 24th, 2020

Dr. Daya Hewapathirane History of the Tamil Community of Sri Lanka The small communities of Tamils and Muslims living in Sri Lanka, amount to about 24% of the island’s total population with Tamils including Estate Tamils accounting for 15% and Muslims 09%. These communities are descendants of groups of individuals, exclusively males, who arrived in […]

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Sixth week of the GR Presidency

Saturday, December 28th, 2019

by C.A.Chandraprema Courtesy The Island *  No whinging and complaining*  No daily rants about the previous government *  Business of governing back on track We are now past the fifth week of the Gotabhaya Rajapaksa presidency which officially began on November 18, but have not yet completed six weeks. The six weeks will be completed […]

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Professor William Schabas’s Full Transcript in Myanmar’s defense in genocide trial

Thursday, December 12th, 2019

elevenmyanmar.com Myanmar defended on December 11, 2019 at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) located at The Hague, Netherlands in the genocide trial initiated by The Gambia.| The following is the full transcription, as provided by the ICJ website’s full verbatim record, of Lawyer Professor William Schabas. LACK OF A PLAUSIBLE CLAIM 1. Our hearing […]

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RGHT TIME TO LEAVE

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

By Stanley Perera, Melbourne, Australia. My dear Ambassador Mock, It may be that you are so dumb not to understand the racist mentality of the world’s number one liars the racist Sri Lankan Tamils, or you were involved in coocking up of a failed attempt to campaign against Rajapakse government.  You need 100 lies to […]

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While offering my heartfelt congratulations to Gotabaya Rajapaksa on his election as the President of our beloved country it is important to note his road to success was not an easy one.

Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

Viraj Kithsiri  While offering my heartfelt congratulations to Gotabaya Rajapaksa on his election as the President of our beloved country it is important to note his road to success was not an easy one. It is suffice to say the mood nationwide was reminiscent of the day in May 2009 when Tiger guerrillas were militarily […]

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MCC Sri Lanka – a Govt with no State land to tax

Monday, November 4th, 2019

Location, Location, Location” is reason why Sri Lanka is important and it is the reason why nations adopt numerous approaches to ensure stakes in potentially any corner of the island all of which bring immeasurable value to them. Why can’t Sri Lankan leaders & citizens understand the country’s geopolitical potential as much as external parties/players? […]

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US in Sri Lanka since 2015 – turning Sri Lanka into a Neo-Colonial Military Base

Friday, November 1st, 2019

Ever since a regime change was choreographed in 2015 January, the US has been using its lackeys in government to exert tremendous influence in 3 areas – Sri Lanka‘s economy, Sri Lanka‘s Parliament and Sri Lanka‘s armed forces. Based on media articles, press releases and whatever other information has been made available to the public, […]

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FCID හිටපු ප්‍රධානියාගෙන් හෙළිදරව්වක්

Friday, October 25th, 2019

උපුටා ගැන්ම  හිරු පුවත් පොලිස් මූල්‍ය අපරාධ විමර්ශන කොට්ඨාසයේ කටයුතු සඳහා දේශපාලන බලපෑම් එල්ල වූ බවට එහි හිටපු ප්‍රධානී විශ්‍රාමික ජ්‍යෙෂඨ නියෝජ්‍ය පොලිස්පති රවී විද්‍යාලංකාර මහතා පවසනවා. කොළඹදී මාධ්‍ය වෙත විශේෂ අනාවරණයක් කරමින් ඔහු මේ බව සඳහන් කළා. පැවති රජයේ වංචා දූෂණ සොයා බැලීමට 2015 වසරේදී ආරම්භ කළ පොලිස් මූල්‍ය අපරාධ විමර්ශන කොට්ඨාසය හෙවත් FCID […]

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Big gap in Tamils People’s Demands and Tamil Politicians demands

Sunday, October 20th, 2019

Who are the people tasked to listen to grievances? A government & its apparatus, society groups, the courts at local level and then at international levels – the UN, international organizations etc. These entities have been around for quite a while now but whose problems have they listened to and whose problems have they solved? […]

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HAVING A LONG TONGUE

Friday, September 6th, 2019

RANJITH SOYSA US Ambassador spoke  with her tongue in her cheek at an interview recently on the subject of her earlier statement expressing her concerns about the appointment of Lt Gen Shavendra de Silva .She said; “My obligation is to share the policies and decisions of the U.S. That is what we have done in […]

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The Terrorist Investigation Division (TID) and the Inspector General of Police acted irresponsibly from the beginning, AG’s Dept tells PSC

Thursday, August 1st, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana The police have not taken any action against Zahran Hashim, the Attorney General’s Department alleged today (01). Testifying before the Special Parliamentary Select Committee, Deputy Solicitor General Dileepa Peiris said the Terrorist Investigation Division (TID) and the Inspector General of Police had acted irresponsibly from the beginning. State Counsel Malik Azeez testified before […]

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Wahhabism confronted: Sri Lanka curbs Saudi influence after bombings

Friday, July 5th, 2019

Alexandra Ulmer, Omar Rajarathnam Courtesy Reuters KATTANKUDY, Sri Lanka (Reuters) – Sri Lanka is moving to curtail Saudi Arabian influence, after some politicians and Buddhist monks blamed the spread of the kingdom’s ultra-conservative Wahhabi school of Islam for planting the seeds of militancy that culminated in deadly Easter bomb attacks. On April 21, nine Sri Lankans […]

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One Month since Easter Sunday attacks 21 April – 21 May in Sri Lanka

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

On 21st April 2019 what was to be a special day for Catholics/Christians ended up a day of tragedy. We are still to know the exact number of death but we do know that 9 Islamic radicals thought of ending lives of innocent people in 3 churches and 3 hotels and had taken months to […]

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West killing Islamic ‘terrorists’ it created. Islamic terrorists volunteering to get killed

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

Something is not right. While 57 of the 68 foreign terrorist groups banned by US are Islamic and all having some link or the other to each other as well as an underlying link to Western governments & their intelligence. According to the Global Terrorism Index 2018 compiled by the Institute for Economics & Peace […]

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The hands of the SL Human Rights Commission, foreign funded NGOs/HR activists are all tainted in blood of Easter Day victims

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

On 21st April 2019 Islamic suicide bombers struck at 8 venues instantly killing some 250 plus people and injuring over 800 some of whom have succumbed to their wounds. Some 36 foreigners have also perished. Foreigners or locals – innocent people were targeted and the tragedy is that intel reports were received since 4th April […]

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HOTELS NEED TO RETHINK

Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

Dr Sarath Obeysekera   I was trying to drive to Cinemen Grand Hotel  and found that driving to the foyer was  blocked .Tried few other places and failed due to increased checking , Managed to enter one of the four star hotels by Galle Face but parking was not allowed .I got down and walked […]

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An appeal made 5 years ago by the moderate Muslims in Sri Lanka

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

Courtesy The Daily Mirror http://epaper.dailymirror.lk/epaper/iphone/homepage.aspx#_articled2a8da39-b6e8-496d-b2e7-455c29eb88e3

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SRI LANKA TERRORISM HAS HALLMARKS OF PREVIOUS ATTACKS

Sunday, April 21st, 2019

BY SETH J. FRANTZMAN Courtesy The Jerusalem Post When it comes to mass murder and coordinated terror attacks, we have a long list of experiences to compare. coordinated series of attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday conjures up memories of previous terrorist attacks. Striking at worshipers at prayer reminds us of […]

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Cut the crap UN – your foreign Missions have failed, your tribunals are dead ducks & UN is corrupt & biased

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

Proof is in the pudding they say and so when anyone in Sri Lanka tries to promote UN as the savior the best response is to ask them where ha the UN succeed. UN has had 49 Missions across the world since it started and all of them are virtual failures and none of these […]

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How the world reacted when Sri Lanka’s Armed Forces militarily ended LTTE terrorists

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

LTTE was an armed group waging terror on the citizens of Sri Lanka. Since 1980s LTTE has been either bombing, sending suicide missions, assassination squads or setting off claymore bombs virtually every day, every month for 30 years. Apart from customary statements the UN, UNHRC or so-called international community did nothing to stop LTTE or […]

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SHOCK CLAIM: Human DNA ‘was designed by aliens’, say scientists

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

By Sean Martin Courtesy express.co.uk HUMAN DNA was designed by ALIENS, scientists who spent 13 years working on the human genome have sensationally claimed. A pair of scientists from Kazakhstan believe that our species was designed by a higher power, alien civilisation that either wanted to preserve a message in our DNA or simply plant life […]

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ඥාණසාර හිමිට ජනාධිපති සමාව දෙන්න එපා..- අගමැති බිරිද මෛත‍්‍රී ජනපතිගෙන් ඉල්ලයි..

Saturday, February 2nd, 2019

lanka C news වසර හයක බරපතල වැඩ ඇතිව සිර දඬුවම් විදිමින් සිටින බොදු බල සේනා සංවිධානයේ මහ ලේකම් පූජ්‍ය ගලගොඩඅත්තේ ඥාණසාර හිමියන්ට ජනාධිපති සමාව නොදෙන ලෙස ජනාධිපතිවරයාගෙන් ඉල්ලීම් කරමින් යොමු කර ඇති ලිපියකට අගමැති බිරිද මෛත‍්‍රී වික‍්‍රමසිංහ මහත්මියද අත්සන් තබා තිබේ. එම ලිපිය යොමු කර ඇත්තේ ‘ජනාධිපති සමාව අනිසි ලෙස ප්‍රධානය කරනු එපා’ යන ලිපි […]

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Constitutional reform in Sri Lanka

Friday, January 25th, 2019

By ASOKA BANDARAGE Courtesy Asian Times The more than three-decade armed conflict between the Sinhala majority government of Sri Lanka and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam) came to an end with the defeat of the LTTE in May 2009. However, the international political struggle to establish an autonomous Tamil state in the Northern and Eastern Provinces […]

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‘Example to the world’: Sri Lanka president plans to copy Duterte’s war on drugs

Friday, January 18th, 2019

Hannah Ellis-Petersen South east Asia correspondent Courtesy The Guardian UK President Maithripala Sirisena praises Philippines over policy that has led to thousands of extrajudicial killings Fri 18 Jan 2019 05.05 GMTLast modified on Fri 18 Jan 2019 05.26 GMT  Protesters march following the death of teenager Kian Loyd delos Santos, a victim of Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war. Photograph: Erik de Castro/Reuters […]

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Is the Constitutional Assembly (CA) constitutional?

Sunday, January 13th, 2019

Editorial Courtesy The Island January 13, 2019, 12:00 pm The UNP, which was instrumental in leasing out the Hambantota White Elephant (read the inland port) to the Chinese in 2017, has apparently sold the Sirikotha Elephant to the TNA. There is nothing the UNP (or any other political party, for that matter) will hesitate to do […]

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Let us triumph  over TNA/UNP/JVP  Conspiracies.  – Happy Near 2019

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019

By ; A.A.M.NIZAM – MATARA     Dear Lankaweb readers and all patriotic people of Sri Lanka resident in the country and in overseas I sincerely wish a very happy, prosperous peaceful New Year in 2019, a year to be free of terrorist threats, western Indian and neo liberal subjugation and people’s uprising against attempts to colonise […]

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රනිල්ගේ බෝධි පූජා හා සුමන්තිරන් පූජා

Sunday, November 25th, 2018

රනිල් බෝධි පූජා තියන්න කියලා. ඔහු රවටන්නෙ හදන්නෙ කාව ද? දෙවියන් ද? ජනතාව ද? නැත්නම් ජනතාව හා දෙවියන් ද? රනිල්ට ඇති සිංහල බෞද්ධ සංස්කෘතියක් නැහැ. ඔහු මෙතෝදිස්ත සුමන්තිරන් එක්ක එකතුවෙලා ජයම්පති ලව්ව ව්‍යවස්ථා හදවල රනිල්ලාගේ අනුර කුමාර දිසානායක ලව්ව විස්ස පාර්ලිමේන්තුවට ඉදිරිපත් කරල කරන්න හැදුවෙ සිංහල බෞද්ධ සංස්කෘතිය නංවාලීම නො වෙයි. රනිල් සිංහල බෞද්ධ විරෝධියකු […]

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It it uncommon to have a Minority government ?

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

A minority government, or minority cabinet or minority parliament, is a cabinet formed in a parliamentary system when a political party or coalition of parties does not have a majority of overall seats in the parliament. It is sworn into office, with or without the formal support of other parties, to enable a government to be formed. Under such a government, legislation can only be passed […]

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