Archive for May 17th, 2010

The Truth about War Crimes Allegations – Even Neo-LTTE Organizations Doubt War Crimes Stories

Monday, May 17th, 2010

Dilrook Kannangara Obviously Sri Lankan security forces didn’t commit any war crimes. It is a well known fact. But some opt to keep it a secret. They are the losers of the 34 year old war that ended in May 2009. These elements allege that Sri Lankan security forces committed war crimes. To substantiate this […]

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WAR CRIMES IN SRI LANKA, ICG Asia Report N°191 – 17 May 2010

Monday, May 17th, 2010

Ben Silva The report by, ICG with the above title  suggests that during the liberation of the occupied territory “ƒ”¹…”saw tens of thousands of Tamil civilian men, women, children and the elderly killed'[4].  Clearly, ICG is ignoring the millions killed in Iraq and Afghanistan and hounding Sri Lanka, the victim of Tamil racist terrorism, funded […]

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MAY 18TH THE DAY OF FREEDOM

Monday, May 17th, 2010

Ranjit Wickremeratne May 18th 2009 was the day of FREEDOM to all citizens of SRI LANKA from Dondra to Point Pedro irrespective of race,color,religion or party politics. This was the day we raised our LION flag all over after thirty years of brutal war with the most ruthless barbaric killer Velupillai Prabakaran and his gang of […]

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May 18 – The Day the Civilised Vanquished the Uncivilised

Monday, May 17th, 2010

– Kumar Moses It was Friday 17th September 1999. Laughter of villagers faded into the tranquillity of the night in remote Gongala village in Ampara District in Eastern Sri Lanka. HM Premasiri (29) went to bed late that night after a long pleasurable conversation with a large number of relatives and friends who had come […]

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President Rajapaksa meets Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khumenei and Iranian leaders

Monday, May 17th, 2010

By Janaka Alahapperuma President Mahinda Rajapaksa who is currently in Teheran to participate in the G15 Conference has met Islamic Supreme Leader of Iran Grand Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Hoseyni Khumenei last evening at the Revolutionary Leader’s residence. The Iranian Supreme leader wished the Sri Lankan President for his achievements and requested to carry forward continuously […]

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Two Events Mark Vesak Celebrations in Minneapolis

Monday, May 17th, 2010

Minneapolis, MN The Minnesota Buddhist Vihara has organized two events to celebrate Vesak Day (Buddha’s Birthday) this year.  The celebrations begin Tuesday  [May 18] 7 p.m. at the Vihara premises, 3401 N. Fourth St., Minneapolis with a special Dhamma sermon by the Venerable Uda Iriyagama Dhammajeeva. A meditation session will follow the sermon at 8.15 […]

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Sri Lankans in Washington present an outstanding event at the Kennedy Center

Monday, May 17th, 2010

Anjalika As a part of the Asian American Heritage Month Celebration,  The Asian American Music Society under the leadership of Dr. Mira Yang (President) presented a dance and song program at the George Mason University Center for the Performing Arts on May 6 that included a booth display on Sri Lanka,  followed by a program […]

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18 MAY – REMEMBRANCE DAY OF SRI LANKA

Monday, May 17th, 2010

By DR M D P DISSANAYAKE On 18th May , Sri Lankans  celebrate  the most important day in their calendar. There is no other day in the hearts and minds of Sri Lankan mothers, fathers and children alike that brings the greatest inspiration to their lives.   We all waited for this day for decades, most […]

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