Author Archive for Terrorism

Retired doctor arrested over Borella church hand grenade incident

Tuesday, January 18th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana A retired doctor has been arrested in connection with the hand grenade which was recently found planted inside All Saints’ Church in Borella. He was taken into custody in the area of Piliyandala by the crimes investigation unit of the Colombo South Division. According to the police, lengthy interrogations into the 65-year-old suspect […]

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Terror in Tamil Nadu: In Conversation with B R Gautaman

Tuesday, December 28th, 2021

Rajiv Malhotra Official Shocking state of affairs in Tamilnadu due to Muslin extremism In the backdrop of the terror attacks by Islamic fundamentalists in Sri Lanka, we take a look at the vulnerabilities in Tamil Nadu. The National Tawheed Jamath with sympathies towards the ISIS has been declared as the perpetrator of the Sri Lankan […]

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Moscow, Colombo to share information on fighting terrorism, Sri Lankan president says

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2021

Courtesy TASS On the whole, the meeting between the Sri Lankan President and Russia’s Security Council Secretary laid down the main tracks for cooperation in the areas of politics, trade and energy, and cooperation prospects in the field of security NEW DELHI, November 23. /TASS/. Sri Lanka and Russia agreed to share intelligence information and […]

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Trial begins of 25 men over Sri Lanka Easter bombings in 2019

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2021

Hannah Ellis-Petersen South Asia correspondent Courtesy The Guardian Government criticised for delay as suspects face charges relating to 269 deaths 30 months after attacks The trial has begun of the 25 men accused of masterminding the 2019 Easter bombings in Sri Lanka, which killed almost 300 people when churches and luxury hotels were targeted by Islamic […]

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Sri Lanka, Russia Agreed on Cooperation to Fight Against Terrorism

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2021

Courtesy Sputnik MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Sri Lanka and Russia have agreed on the exchange of intelligence information and cooperation fighting against terrorism funding, Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said following a meeting with Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev.”Had a friendly discussion with the Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev today. We agreed on deepening bilateral cooperation […]

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The LTTE Born Again; Second-Generation Terrorists

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

By Maya Anthony Courtesy Ceylon Today By Maya Anthony  The remnants of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) are regrouping in the UK. Like Osama bin Laden groomed Hamza bin Laden to succeed him, the LTTE leaders and members are grooming their own children.  Prabhakaran too set an example by training and grooming his […]

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Tiger By The Tail: When The LTTE Held Sway And Sri Lanka Was A Bloody Mess

Friday, October 8th, 2021

Courtesy Outlook Seema Guha’s recollections of the violent days in Jaffna in 1987. When a fragile truce between the Lankan army and the LTTE fell apart. As the Sri Lankan Air Force plane from Colombo took a sharp turn over the sea to land in Palaly air­­port, I looked out at the breathtaking view below: […]

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Sri Lankan arrested in India for arms trafficking to fund revival of LTTE

Wednesday, October 6th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested a Sri Lankan national and former member of the LTTE’s intelligence wing for his alleged involvement in arms and drug trafficking from Pakistan to Sri Lanka, and utilising the proceeds for furthering and supporting the revival of the terrorist group in the island nation, an official […]

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Easter Sunday terror attacks: charges served on 24 suspects.

Monday, October 4th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The Colombo High Court Trial-at-Bar today served charges on 24 suspects accused over the Easter Sunday terror attacks. Hearings pertaining to the case are set to commence on November 23, 2021, the court decided when the case was taken up today (04). The court issued summons on 25 defendants in the case who […]

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Sri Lanka’s Valorous Battle Against A Separatist Insurgency – OpEd

Saturday, September 18th, 2021

By Admiral Ravindra C Wijegunaratne* The month of August 2006, fifteen years ago was a very eventful month for Sri Lanka Navy. I was the Commandant of Naval and Maritime Academy (NMA) and Flag Officer Naval Fleet (FOCNF) based in Trincomalee; both were busy appointments. The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), a Tamil separatist […]

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New Zealand grants refugee status to Sri Lankan allegedly linked to Easter attacks

Tuesday, September 14th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana New Zealand has granted refugee status to a Sri Lankan who may have unknowingly helped funnel money to terrorists behind the Easter bombings, Radio New Zealand reported. The Immigration and Protection Tribunal in New Zealand found the man was not involved in supporting terrorist goals and did not know who the money went […]

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The Lessons Taught by the Auckland Terrorist.

Thursday, September 9th, 2021

Dr. Chula Rajapakse MNZM, Spokesperson, United Sri Lanka Assn It is now clear that the Aukland Supermarket terrorist’  heinous acts  had all to do with his being radicalised by ISIS ideology and nothing to do with his Sri Lankan origins. Reference to this only unfairly tarnishes those of Sri Lankan origin and exposes them to […]

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IS influenced Terrorist Attack In Auckland

Saturday, September 4th, 2021

Dr. Chula Rajapakse MNZM As a New Zealander , I join the Prime Minister Jacinda Arden, The NZ Police  and the rest of New Zealand in unreservedly condemning today’s (3/9/21) , terrorist attack in Auckland that injured several. As a New Zealander of Sri Lankan origin, I condemn this even more ,as  our two thousand […]

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New Zealand attacker ‘brainwashed’ by radical neighbours, mother says

Saturday, September 4th, 2021

Courtesy The Straits Times COLOMBO (AFP) – A Sri Lankan man who went on a knife rampage in a New Zealand mall was “brainwashed” by neighbours from the Middle East, his mother said on Saturday (Sept 4). Ismail Fareeda spoke to a local TV channel about her son as the Sri Lankan government promised to work with New […]

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Auckland mall terrorist attack: ‘Lone wolf’ Isis supporter identified as Sri Lankan refugee Ahamed Aathil Mohamed Samsudeen; Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern responds

Saturday, September 4th, 2021

By: Sam Hurley and Jared Savage Courtesy NZ Herald THE SUPERMARKET TERRORIST* Aathil Samsudeen came to NZ in 2011, escaping a tortuous regime in Sri Lanka* He was granted refugee status in 2013 but within five years had become angry and isolated* He was the perfect candidate to be radicalised in his own living room, through Isis-inspired social […]

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Ahamed Samsudeen: New Zealand knife attacker named as Sri Lanka refugee jailed over extremist material

Saturday, September 4th, 2021

Courtesy inews The Sri Lankan national, 32, was known to police as an Isis-sympathiser and had been under surveillance for five years The terrorist who stabbed seven people in an Auckland supermarket before being shot dead by police has been named as Ahamed Samsudeen. The Sri Lankan man, 32, who launched his frenzied attack on Friday, was known […]

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CID begins questioning close contacts of SL born NZ attacker

Saturday, September 4th, 2021

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has commenced questioning close contacts of the Sri Lankan who carried out the attack at a supermarket in Auckland, New Zealand, police said. Authorities revealed that the suspect, Ahmed Adil Mohamed Samsudeen, also known as Ahmed Adil Mohamed Samsudeen, a resident of Kaththankudy. It was reported […]

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Auckland attack and Sri Lanka’s radical Islam

Friday, September 3rd, 2021

Courtesy AsiaNews.it Police in New Zealand killed a Sri Lanka man after he stabbed six people inspired by jihadi ideology. In the South Pacific nation, Muslims are a fraction of the local Sri Lankan community, compared to over 9 per cent of the population in their country of origin. Extremism is growing as evinced by […]

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UK decides to maintain ban on LTTE

Thursday, September 2nd, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The Government of Sri Lanka says that it has been made aware that the UK Home Secretary has decided to maintain the proscription of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) as a terrorist organization under the UK Terrorism Act No. 7 of 2000. The Home Secretary’s decision, which has been taken following […]

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No, the LTTE Cannot Come Alive Again

Sunday, August 29th, 2021

M.R. Narayan Swamy Courtesy The Wire But even after their death, the Tigers seem to have the ability to keep tormenting Sri Lanka’s Tamils. Ever since the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) was militarily crushed in May 2009, it has been asked repeatedly: Can the group be resurrected by Sri Lankan Tamils? I insisted […]

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I.S footprints in Kerala

Wednesday, August 25th, 2021

WION The so-called Islamic State may be on the retreat in Iraq and Syria but it would be premature to predict the demise of its ideology in India.

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Silence Over LTTE Execution Ground

Wednesday, August 18th, 2021

By Shivanthi Ranasinghe Courtesy Ceylon Today Early this month (August, 2021), a farmer in Vilavotei, Kilinochchi, whilst preparing his paddy field, detected a part of a uniform worn by Sri Lankan soldiers with skeletal remains. He promptly informed the Police. The investigators found besides the aforementioned also evidenced that strongly suggested a site used by […]

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Drugs, ammo in Sri Lankan boat: LTTE, Pakistan links identified

Saturday, August 14th, 2021

By Toby Antony Express News Service Courtesy The New Indian Express The NIA has found that the conspiracy to smuggle drugs and weapons from Pakistan using fishing vessels started in the second half of 2020. KOCHI: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) probing the seizure of five AK-47 rifles and `3,000-crore worth of heroin from a Sri Lanka boat […]

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Multiple locations in India searched over LTTE arms found in Kerala, Tamil Nadu

Saturday, August 14th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India conducted searches at multiple locations in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, in the Vizhinjam arms recovery case, where heroin and arms were seized from six Sri Lankan nationals in March this year. NIA teams conducted searches at seven locations, spread across Chennai and Tiruvallur districts in Tamil […]

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කොටියාව හඩවපු කර්නල් රත්නප්‍රිය බන්ධු කියන කතාව

Wednesday, August 11th, 2021

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Tamil Genocide / Mullivaikal Massacre Remembrance Day In Auckland – Stirring Up Communal Strife In New Zealand Based On A Disproven Allegation

Saturday, August 7th, 2021

Dr. Chula Rajapakse MNZMSpokesperson  , United Sri Lanka Assn, Wellington NZ Rt Hon Jacinda ArdenPrime Minister of New Zealand. Dear Prime Minister, Tamil Genocide / Mullivaikal  Massacre Remembrance Day In Auckland –  Stirring Up Communal Strife In New Zealand  Based On A Disproven Allegation The United Sri Lanka Association (USLA) of Wellington and it’s members […]

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Permission for Carriage of Fully Vaccinated Passengers without any limitation of passenger numbers per flight effective 0001 hrs 1st August 2021.

Wednesday, August 4th, 2021

The Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka The Hon.Minister of Tourism and Aviation has instructed this office of the following: 1. For Passengers not arriving via the Sri Lanka Tourism Bio Bubble and who have not been vaccinated or only partially vaccinated can be carried by Airlines only up to a maximum of 75 passengers […]

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AG informs Supreme Court: Bathiudeens supplied State-owned copper to bomber

Friday, July 30th, 2021

Kamal Weeraratne (RP) Courtesy Ceylon Today Attorney General Sanjaya Rajaratnam yesterday informed the Supreme Court a probe conducted into the April 2019 Easter Sunday terror attacks, had revealed that SJB MP Rishad Bathiudeen and his sibling Riyaj Bathiudeen had supplied a stock of State-owned copper, at a concessionary rate, to a copper factory owned by […]

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ජෝෂප් ස්ටාලින් ත‍්‍රස්තවාදියෙක්.. ඔප්පු කරන සාක්‍ෂි TIDයට..

Friday, July 23rd, 2021

උපුටා ගැන්ම ලංකා සී නිව්ස් ලංකා ගුරු සංගමයේ ප්‍රධාන ලේකම් ජෝසප් ස්ටාලින් මහතා මෙරට පැවති යුද්ධය අවසාන කාලයේදි ඊට බාධා කළ පුද්ගලයකු බව පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී මධුර විතානගේ මහතා සඳහන් කරයි. එවන් සිදුවීම් කිහිපයක් පිළිබඳ තොරතුරු තමන්ට ලැබී ඇති බවත් එම තොරතුරු ත්‍රස්ත විමර්ශන අංශයට ලබාදීමට කටයුතු කරන බවත් මන්ත්‍රීවරයා පැවසීය. යුද සමයේ දී රටේ ආරක්ෂාවට […]

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ජනාධිපති ඝාතන සැලසුමක්.. ජාත්‍යන්තර කොටියෙක් අත්අඩංගුවට.. අරමුදල් කටාරයෙන්…

Wednesday, July 14th, 2021

උපුටා ගැන්ම ලංකා සී නිව්ස් මෙරට ප‍්‍රභූ ඝාතනයක් සඳහා හිටපු කොටි සාමාජිකයන් යොදා ගෙන ඔවුනට අරමුදල් සැපයීම සම්බන්ධයෙන් කොටි සංවිධානයේ ජාත්‍යන්තර ජාලයේ ක්‍රියාකාරිකයෙකු ත්‍රස්ත විමර්ශන කොට්ඨාසය විසින් අත්අඩංගුවට ගෙන ඇත. ඔහු අත්අඩංගුවට ගෙන ඇත්තේ කටාර් රාජ්‍යයේ සිටියදී ජාත්‍යන්තර පොලිසියේ සහාය ඇතිවයි. මේ වන විට සැකකරු නිරෝධායනය සඳහා යොමු කර ඇති අතර එම කාලය අවසානයේ ඔහු […]

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