Archive for February 26th, 2021

GLOBAL SOUTH must STOP UNHRC creating precedents using Sri Lanka: “Today Sri Lanka, Tomorrow Your Country”

Friday, February 26th, 2021

Today Sri Lanka, Tomorrow Your Country”is the message that countries of the Global South must internalize from the intrusive nature of the OHCHR Report and unprecedented precedents attempted to take place via Global North backed Resolutions using the UNHRC as puppet. When UNHRC head boldly reads out reports condemning the national judiciary, the national laws, […]

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The UN’s Sri Lanka Inquisition

Friday, February 26th, 2021

Senaka Weeraratna The Report of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights is fundamentally an anti – Sri Lanka document. It is a biased and shameful report which is totally one sided. Not a semblance of fairness. One would not expect the Spanish Inquisition to return to the UN  in the 21st century with total […]

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මෙවර රාජ්‍ය වෙසක් උත්සවය යාපනය නාගදීප රජ මහා විහාරයේ දී පැවත්වීමට අග්‍රාමාත්‍යතුමාගෙන් උපදෙස්

Friday, February 26th, 2021

අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මාධ්‍ය අංශය මෙවර රාජ්‍ය වෙසක් උත්සවය උතුරු හා නැගෙනහිර පළාත් මුල්කරගනිමින් නාගදීප රජ මහා විහාරය කේන්ද්‍ර කොට පැවැත්වීමට බුද්ධශාසන, ආගමික හා සංස්කෘතික කටයුතු අමාත්‍ය හා අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ මහතා ඊයේ 2021.02.25 දින පස්වරුවේ අරලියගහ මන්දිරයේ දී උපදෙස් දුන්නේය. ඒ අනුව උතුරු හා නැගෙනහිර පළාත්වල විහාරස්ථාන 65ක් හා දහම් පාසල් 35ක් සම්බන්ධ කරගනිමින් මෙවර රාජ්‍ය […]

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India tells UNHRC devolution of power is critical for reconciliation in Sri Lanka

Friday, February 26th, 2021

By P.K.Balachandran Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, February 26: India has told the UNHRC’s on-going 46 th.session in Geneva that the full implementation of the 13 th. Amendment of the Sri Lankan constitution, which provides for devolution of power to the provinces, is the way to bring about ethnic reconciliation in the country. The Indian Ambassador to […]

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Background to Lanka’s decision to lift ban on burying COVID dead

Friday, February 26th, 2021

By P.K.Balachandran Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, February 25: Late on Thursday, February 25, the Sri Lankan Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi issued a gazette extraordinary lifting the year-old ban on burying COVID-19 dead. The Gazette amended the earlier ordinance by putting the words cremation or burial” in place of the single word cremation”. In the case of […]

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UNHRC හිදී ලෝක බහුතරය ශ‍්‍රී ලංකාව සමගින්.. චීන-රුසියා නිෂේද බලයද එක්වෙයි..

Friday, February 26th, 2021

උපුටා ගැන්ම ලංකා සී නිව්ස් මේ දිනවල පැවැත්වෙන එක්සත් ජාතීන්ගේ මානව හිමිකම් කවුන්සලයේ අන්තර් ක්‍රියාකාරී සංවාදයේ දී ශ්‍රී ලංකාවට පක්ෂව රටවල් 21 එකක් අදහස් පල කර ඇත. ශ‍්‍රී ලංකාවට විරුද්ධව මහකොමසාරිස්වරියගේ යෝජනාව සමග පක්ෂව රටවල් 15 එක්ව ඇත. ශ්‍රී ලංකාවට හෝ යෝජනාවට පෂ නොවී ඉන්දියාව, ජපානය හා ඕස්ට්‍රේලියාව මධ්‍යස්ථව සිට ඇත. ශ්‍රී ලංකාවට පක්ෂ මත […]

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AG: Only section of PCoI report received, won’t be able to proceed without balance four volumes

Friday, February 26th, 2021

Courtesy The Island The Attorney General’s Department yesterday (25) said that a section of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (P CoI) report had been received by AG Dappula de Livera, PC. The AG received the Volume 1, which contains the final report,” a spokesperson for the Department said. According to the official the remaining volumes […]

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AIIB approves USD 180 mn loan to Sri Lanka

Friday, February 26th, 2021

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved Sri Lanka’s request for USD 180 million loan for the Covid-19 emergency and crisis response facility to be disbursed through the Bank of Ceylon (USD 90 million) and People’s Bank (USD 90 million), Sri Lankan Embassy in Beijing said. The loan application was […]

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Coronavirus: 497 new infections confirmed within the day

Friday, February 26th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lanka registered 250 more positive cases of COVID-19 today (February 26) as total novel coronavirus infections reported within the day reached 497. Department of Government Information says 487 of today’s cases are close contacts of earlier cases linked to the Peliyagoda cluster. The remaining 10 are reportedly arrivals from foreign countries. New […]

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Five new COVID-related deaths in Sri Lanka

Friday, February 26th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lanka has confirmed 05 more COVID-19 related deaths, Director-General of Health Services confirmed today (February 26). This brings the country’s death toll from the virus to 464, Department of Government Information said. Details of the recently-reported COVID victims are as follows: 01. A 69-year-old man from Nawadagala area – He had been […]

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Four police officers interdicted over assault on law student

Friday, February 26th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Four police officers – 03 Constables and one Inspector – have been interdicted for allegedly assaulting a law student at the Peliyagoda police station. Several offices attached to Peliyagoda Police had reportedly assaulted a law student named Migara Gunaratne yesterday (February 25). The victimized student was identified as the son of former Central […]

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UNHRC Resolution; What is the real agenda?

Friday, February 26th, 2021

By Raj Gonsalkorale US Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken today encouraged the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to support the resolution on Sri Lanka stating that the ‘lack of accountability for past atrocities in Sri Lanka – Daily Mirror Sri Lanka’ The US Secretary of State seems to give an indication as to what […]

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An American Journal (1851) highlights massacres of the Sinhalese and horrors perpetrated in 1848 under the administration of Lord Torrington

Friday, February 26th, 2021

  The United States Magazine and Democratic Review (May 1851)   In 1851, An American Journal  (The United States Magazine and Democratic Review), at a time (1851) when they I.e. USA, did not have imperial ambitions that dovetailed with that of British imperialism, highlighted and exposed the genocidal crimes committed on the Sinhalese people in British occupied […]

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