Archive for July 9th, 2010

UNSG lies over relocation of Colombo UNDP office SL govt. says decision to shift UNDP Regional Office was taken in 2009

Friday, July 9th, 2010

by Shamindra Ferdinando -Courtesy The Island  July 9, 2010, 12:00 pm The Sri Lanka government yesterday strongly disputed a move by UNSG Ban-Ki-moon to link the closure of UNDP Regional Office in Colombo with the on-going dispute over his hotly disputed bid to delve into alleged war crime charges. Government sources said that the government […]

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The UN-Neocolonial partnership

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Shenali Waduge Replacing colonialism today is neo-colonialism & its offspring economic liberalism. Facilitating modern forms of “interventions” upon sovereign nations is the United Nations whose laws, protocols, conventions etc have been designed to legalize & necessitate these actions. To execute these pogroms are terminologies like “responsibility to protect” “ƒ”¹…”human rights”, “press freedom” & even “terrorism” […]

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Ranil says, “Protest outside UN office brought shame to the country”!

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Dr.P.A.Samaraweera, Australia The Opposition leader Ranil Wickremasinghe has said, “…The protest outside the UN office had brought shame to the country – Civil society does not approve such actions…”   Ranil mentioned this referring to Minister Wimal Weerawansa’s protest march and fast unto death in front of the UN office. On the same day an […]

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‘Big Ban lie’ – Ki Moon misled media

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Courtesy: Daily Mirror UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon has misled the media and the public by giving the impression that the UNDP Regional Center situated in Sri Lanka had been closed as a result of the protest being carried out by Minister Wimal Weerawansa outside the UN country office in Colombo, press on Friday(July […]

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Ranil urged US Govt to pressurise Sri Lanka – Prof Peiris

Friday, July 9th, 2010

The Daily News External Affairs Minister Prof GL Peiris told Parliament Thursday that Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe has requested the United States to pressurise the Sri Lankan Government to publish an “ƒ”¹…”Incident Report’ on alleged human rights violations and that war crimes took place during the last phase of the humanitarian operations to rescue people […]

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ජාත්‍යන්තර ත්‍රස්තවාදය හා විමල් වීරවංශ මහතාගේ මාරාන්තික උපවාසය.

Friday, July 9th, 2010

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Fasting is not the way

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Herold Leelawardena Just one week after our war ended, with the backing of ten other mostly Caucasian countries, Switzerland submitted a resolution to UNHRC against Sri Lanka on sixteen counts. They wanted to investigate “ƒ”¹…”War Crimes’ at the end of the war. To counter that sham charge, Sri Lanka proposed a five point counter proposal: […]

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Anti-UN hunger strike

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Henry Jayaweera The Editor.   The government of Sri Lanka must surely heave a sigh of relief at the news that Wimal Weerawansa has resigned his portfolio. As a cabinet minister, he should have had greater decorum, and not gone flying off like a cheap movie hero. Questions such as these need to be solved […]

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The Smithsonian Folk Life Festival 2010-Sri Lankan Americans in Washington perform to raise awareness about Sri Lanka.

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Anjalika Silva (Voluntary Liaison with the Smithsonian Institution for the Sri Lankan Program) Sri Lankan Americans in Washington were honored by an invitation from the Smithsonian Institution Washington DC to perform at the Folk Life Festival on the National Mall on Friday 2nd July 2010. The folk life festival is a celebration of Americans of various national […]

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Ban Ki-Moon is dragging UN down to his level-Part II

Friday, July 9th, 2010

H. L. D. Mahindapala Tensions between Ban Ki-Moon, the UN Secretary General (UNSG) and Sri Lanka are rising. Consequently, the gulf between the two is also widening. Ban, in particular, is hardening his stand hoping to impose his will on Sri Lanka. Publicly he claims that the UN has the expertise to handle conflict situations […]

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KANGAROO COURT OF DR BAN KI MOON- EPISODE NO.2 (Appeal to Mr Marzuki Darusmaan to respect Indonesians and resign)

Friday, July 9th, 2010

By Dr M D P DISSANAYAKE As reported by the writer in an earlier article to Lanka Web, the United Nations charter has authority to expel a member nation, but it has no provision for a member nation to voluntarily withdraw from its membership.  Despite its governing rules, in 1965, courageous first President Sukarno of […]

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UDP Office Closure Unconnected to UN Action!! – Ban’s Misleading Statement

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Ranjith Soysa Attn MR BAN KI- MOON Why are you misleading the UN and the member nations? You have let down the International Community very badly. Regds Ranjith Ban statement misleading Friday, 09 July 2010 11:50  *By Jamila Najmuddin Daily Mirror Secretary General Ban Ki Moon has misled the media and the public by giving […]

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Mr Ban Ki Moon wants to be the King of the world – Abuse of power in UN

Friday, July 9th, 2010

 Ben Silva Attention of Mr Ban Ki Moon Secretary General UN  Mr  Ban Ki Moon wants to be the King of the world   – Abuse of power in UN          The former South Korean foreign minister has got power into his thick head. He appears to be manipulated by Tamil women in UN.  He now want to extend […]

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Bujang Valley comes 400 years closer to stake claim as Emperor Ashoka’s Svarnabhumi mission site

Friday, July 9th, 2010

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Cabinet keen on further research on Bujang Valley (Bujang Valley comes 400 years closer to stake claim as Emperor Ashoka’s Svarnabhumi mission site) Lembah Bujang, in northern Malaysia latest archaelogical findings far predates Angkor Wat, Borobodur, etc. They have already found a Buddhist stupa dating back to the 1st Century AD at […]

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Murali-the greatest of them all!

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Ranjit Rupesinghe Brisbane, Australia The Sports Editor The Courier Mail Brisbane. So there we have it – Umpire Ross Emerson now admits he called Murali because a high ranking Australian cricket official told Emerson he would be supported if he called the champion spinner, but Emerson claims he was badly let down. Therefore, one can […]

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Sri Lanka: could the West do more about human rights and press freedom?

Friday, July 9th, 2010

 the Frontline Club Once again Mr Douglus Wickramaratne has been defending Sri Lanka, this time  against 3 others  at the Front Line club on 6th July at 7pm. Douglas Wickramaratne, president of the Sinhala Association of Sri Lankans in the UK, provided a dissenting voice. Addressing an often hostile audience, he claimed the country is […]

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