Archive for March 25th, 2021

The Report on Human Rights Violations in the United States in 2020

Thursday, March 25th, 2021

By Xinhua The State Council Information Office of the People’s Republic of China March 2021 Foreword“I can’t breathe!” — George Floyd “The scenes (the U.S. Capitol building violence) we have seen are the result of lies and more lies, of division and contempt for democracy, of hatred and rabble-rousing — even from the very highest levels.” […]

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Why Sri Lanka Had No Bargaining Chips at the UNHRC and Tamils Had All Trump Cards?

Thursday, March 25th, 2021

Dilrook Kannangara Reconciliation and accountability. These are the two words the international community imposed on Sri Lanka since it defeated Tamil terrorists in 2009. However, it was a one-way street; or, two one-way streets. Only Sri Lanka had to do reconciliation while Tamils always torpedoed it. Only Sri Lanka was pushed for accountability while Tamils […]

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Core-Group supporters in UNHRC have a dismal Human Rights record

Thursday, March 25th, 2021

By Sugeeswara Senadhira/Daily News Colombo, March 25: Although the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) Resolution on Sri Lanka was adapted at the 46th Session with 22 members voting for it, 11 voting against and 14 abstaining. This means that the majority (25) were not for the resolution. Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena described the vote […]

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Through 7,000 solar power plant installations, national grid to get 700 MW within three years: Power Minister

Thursday, March 25th, 2021

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Under the programme titled  ‘power plant to the village’, the government has planned to complete installing 7,000 solar power plants within three years and contribute 700 MW to the national grid, Power Minister Dullas Alahapperuma said. Addressing the media to announce the plans to launch the first phase of the 7,000 […]

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All Madrasas will not be banned: Sarath Weerasekara

Thursday, March 25th, 2021

Ajith Siriwardana and Yohan Perera Courtesy The Daily Mirror While claiming that all the Madrasas will not be banned, Public Security Minister Sarath Weerasekara today reiterated that Madrasas that taught only religion and Arabic for children between the ages of five and 16 should be banned as they were against the National Education Policy. He […]

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Coronavirus: 271 positive cases detected on Thursday

Thursday, March 25th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lanka on Thursday (March 25) confirmed another 108 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus in the country as total infections detected within the day reached 271. This brought the total number of Covid-19 confirmed in the country thus far to 91,289. Department of Government Information said 20 of the newly -identified cases […]

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UNHRC resolution seeks to interfere in matters within domestic jurisdiction – Foreign Min.

Thursday, March 25th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Minister of Foreign Affairs Dinesh Gunawardena the new resolution against Sri Lanka, adopted by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) seeks to interfere in all matters that are essentially within the domestic jurisdiction of a country. Sri Lanka considers the resolution to be unwarranted, unjustified and a violation of the relevant articles […]

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