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All Party Parliamentary Group For Tamils Urges UK Govt To Consider Sanctions Against Sri Lanka

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Tamils (APPG for Tamils) has requested the UK government to consider all actions including sanctions against Sri Lanka, until the Government of Sri Lanka (GoSL) agrees to cooperate with the investigation led by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the war crimes allegations. The APPG …

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Facing Mahinda Rajapaksa In The Next Presidential Election: Three Views

By Sumanasiri Liyanage – There have been three main views on how the Sri Lankan opposition should face President Rajapaksa in the next Presidential election. First view suggests that the main issue today is the issue of defeating Mahinda Rajapaksa and eventually his family’s hold in power. Reasons given are inter alia strong tendency towards …

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On Chinese President’s Visit To Sri Lanka

By Ranil Wickremesinghe – The United National Party welcomes the visit of President of Peoples’ Republic of China and General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party Xi Jinping to Colombo this week. China is a long time friend of Sri Lanka and our two countries share a deep cultural, economic and political relationship. Together, our …

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Ranil lays down condition to Sajith!

UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe has informed Sajith Premadasa that before the party’s working committee is convened on September 23rd and he is given the deputy leader position, he should publicly declare that he is not opposed to the UNP candidate’s contesting the next presidential election from a common opposition alliance under a common symbol, say …

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Illegal Land Grabs By Sri Lanka Navy Destroys Wilpattu National Park

Sri Lanka Navy has forcefully acquired close to 900 acres of forestry located within the perimeters of the Wilpattu National Park to carry out constructions of a mega tourism project. According to information revealed by the officials of the Environment Conservation Trust, the land grab has been carried out by the SLN in the area …

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Presidential Staff Cost During Past Three Years Exceeds Rs.1340 Million

It has been revealed in Parliament that the expenses of President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s official staff during the past three years have exceeded Rs. 1340 million of taxpayers’ money. Mahinda SenarathThis had been disclosed at the Parliament by Chief Government Whip, Minister Dinesh Gunawardena in response to a question raised by JVP Leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake …

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Executive President and Empowered Henchman.

It has become very common occurrence that supervising MP for Ministry of Foreign Affairs to fly above the Minister of Foreign Affairs Prof G.L. Peiris. It is reported that Sajin Vas Gunawardena is hiring individuals & Companies especially in US to win over the US Government and the UN over HR issue. His activities are …

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Gota’s Paranoia, Efficiency And War Crimes

By Rajiva Wijesinha – A Presidency Under Threat – Paranoia Against Efficiency Recently I took part in a seminar on Rights and Development, arranged by the Law and Society Trust. That organization used to be bitterly critical of government, but under its new Director, Mala Liyanage, it seems to be trying to go back to …

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Janaka Perera Assassination And The Patriotic Card

By Tisaranee Gunasekara – “Traitors should be given capital punishment.” – Gotabaya Rajapaksa (The Island – 6.5.2010) A former LTTE colonel who pleaded guilty for the assassination of Major General Janaka Perera was given a 20-year prison sentence this week. General Perera General Perera General Perera was murdered by a Tiger suicide bomber in 2008. …

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Operation Peeping-Tom

By Tisaranee Gunasekara – “Oh! grandmother, what big ears you have! The better to hear you with, my child. But, grandmother, what big eyes you have! The better to see you with, my dear…. Oh! but, grandmother, what a terrible big mouth you have! The better to eat you with!” Little Red-Cap (The Brothers Grimm) …

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Born Suckers – Kusal Perera

Guess what we have done for the country…. You voted idiots into power and let them plunder our country & we will continue to do so. When it comes to political promises, Sri Lankans are born suckers. From S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike’s ‘Sinhala Only’ Utopia to his wife Sirimavo’s ‘Rice from the Moon’ to J.R. Jayewardene’s ‘Dharmishta …

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Include Unlawful Oil Hedging Deals In COPE: Nihal Sri

Anti Corruption activist and good governance specialist Nihal Sri Ameresekere has written to the Chairman of the Committee on Public Enterprise (COPE), DEW Gunasekere highlighting the non-inclusion of the unlawful oil hedging deals that were carried out by the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) that resulted in a loss of Rs. 480 million public funds. Ameresekere had initially …

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“Cut Yourself From Shackles Of Rajapaksa” Sarath Silva Tells SC Judges

Former Chief Justice Sarath N. Silva has remarked that he will make a personal appearance before the Supreme Court to request its judges to cut themselves off from the shackles of President Rajapaksa. In an interview with the Daily Mirror, Silva has stated that he will be personally appearing before the SC to present his submission against the …

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Medamulana MaRa placed in inglorious 11th, Gota in 17th slots among the ‘worst people in world history’-Reaches another ignominious landmark

Medamulana Rajapakse who is ruling Sri Lanka while having his people trampled under his dictatorial boot has been placed in the inglorious 11 th slot among the most wicked men in the world in its whole history counted until today.The World Organization ‘The Ranker ’ which bases its rankings on the people’s preferences in various …

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Medamulana MR refuses to undergo surgery and returns: Prior to his illness has revealed his self sought disaster

Medamulana Percy Mahendra Rajapakse who flew to America most secretly to obtain medical treatment for his blood in urine disease (hematuria) has refused the conventional medical treatment , and is returning to Sri Lanka (SL) tomorrow(29) after being treated via injections. Rajapakse’s internal hemorrhage has stopped for the moment. Though the doctors have advised him …

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With MaRa’s sudden illness Gota’s second bell tolls to raise the curtain on Gota’s next drama

Sri Lanka ‘s criminal defense secretary Nandasena Gotabaya Rajapakse alias ‘kudu Gota’ has designated the infamous senior DIG Anura Senanayke with certain tasks targeting Gota’s entry into politics , and this notorious DIG is deeply in his toils with a view to serving Gota ‘s goal, according to reports reaching Lanka e news inside information …

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Behind Uva escalating elections violence is none other than the President –Glaring evidence

During the last two days since the Uva elections campaign began , the elections violence had risen meteorically as confirmed by the elections monitoring report released today- it has increased by 76 more cases of violence! All of these incidents of violence involve shooting, threatening using firearms, attacks, arson and destruction of property which are …

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Rajapaksa’s Daily Cost To Taxpayer A Staggering Rs 23.4 Million: Sobitha Thera

Convener of the National Movement for Social Justice, Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha thera who is spearheading the campaign to abolish Executive Presidency has stated it is high time for the present presidential system that has dragged the country into depths of a corrupt and lawless reign, is abolished. SobithaSpeaking at the Hindu Cultural Center in Kandy, …

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