5th September 2014

Northern Chief Minister will NOT be informed of Land grabbing or setting up of Army Camps in his council – Army Spokesperson

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Northern Chief Minister will NOT be informed of Land grabbing or setting up of Army Camps in his council. Only the Sinhala Leaders will be informed of Land grabbing as they will NOT oppose the Army. Sri Lanka Army denies the statement of Northern Provincial Council (NPC) Chief Minister C. V. Wigneswaran which stressed as he should also be informed about setting up of Army Camps and land acquisition programs in the Northern Province. Speaking to Lankapuvath, Army Media Spokesperson Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasooriya stated that the decisions related to Country’s National Security empower the Central Government only, and it is not something concern Local Governments, nor Provincial Councils or its councilors. The National Security and Defence related decisions are Central Government sponsored, even in the countries like India […]

13th Amendment will not be implemented in full – promised by Mahinda so NFF will continue working with Rajapaksa regime

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Says NFF will continue working with Rajapaksa regime Calls for production boost, engagement of private sector None of the international agents be sent to Sri Lanka to investigate the War crimes shall be allowed to enter our motherland. Wimal’s NFF makes 12 point demand The National Freedom Front used the upcoming election to get its 12 demands implemented by the Government, says Party Leader Wimal Weerawansa.  Minister Weerawansa, who threatened to pull out of the Government, now claims his party will continue to work with the Rajapaksa regime as it has agreed to implement the NFF’s Action Plan.  “But we will continue to criticise the President and his Government, although it is the Rajapaksa regime. It is our responsibility,” Weerawansa, the Minister of Construction, Engineering […]

We will kill you like we killed Prabaharen

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Minister Mervyn Silva on Tuesday warned Minister of Justice and Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) Leader, Rauff Hakeem, that Prabhakaran’s fate awaits anyone resorting to treacherous activities against the country. Addressing an election meeting of the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA), in Wewelduwa, Kelaniya, on 11 March, the Minister of Public Relations and Public Affairs, said: “I would advise Minister Hakeem not to stir up communal feelings by making inappropriate speeches. It is far better for him to keep his mouth shut and retain his ministry without losing it.” Minister Silva continued: “I read the statements made by Minister Hakeem in the newspapers recently, that the SLMC,was able to topple Chandrika’s Government, and that the Alliance Government too would fall once the SLMC walks out. He should […]

Sri Lanka Dictates “Either you agree with us or we will slander you as well”.

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Sri Lanka Dictates – New UN HCHR Must Work In Its Favour By S. V. Kirubaharan – Currently, Sri Lanka is extremely frustrated about the UN investigation. Using 3rd grade tactics the usual slanders are being directed against ex-High Commissioner for Human Rights – HCHR, Ms Navanethem Pillay. Sri Lanka should understand the fact that international law is not like the present judiciary in Sri Lanka. Whether the HCHR is Louis Arbour, Navanethem Pillay or Prince Zeid Ra’ad Zeid Al-Hussein, she or he will not work on the basis of their own ethnic identity. These human rights VVIPs look at every global situation through the lens of international law. Louis Arbour was the first UN HCHR to bring Sri Lanka’s human rights violations to the attention of the international community.  For […]

Militarization of civil spaces, which is spreading rapidly from the North to the South, is a way to keep citizens under control.

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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) Under cover of issuing electronic ID cards, the Rajapaksas are planning to place the entire nation under a giant microscope. Sinhala, Tamil, Muslim, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, pro-UPFA, anti-UPFA, rich, poor, every Lankan will be treated as a potential criminal, to be fingerprinted and kept under close observation, all the time. The Ruling Siblings are implementing their Operation Peeping-Tom under the guise introducing electronic ID cards. As ParliamentarianHarsha de Silvacorrectly pointed out, the […]

Dr. Swamy says boats owned by Baalu and JJ’s buddy

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BY SULOCHANA RAMIAH MOHAN Most of the mechanised fishing boats that poach in Sri Lankan waters are owned by Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam’s (DMK) TR Baalu and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa’s resident friend Sasi Kala, claimed Bharatiyia Janata Party (BJP) senior politician Dr. Subramanian Swamy. Dr. Swamy has made that observation in a letter to Prime Minister Narenda Modi yesterday upon information that Jayalalithaa in distress had sent a letter to Modi on Tuesday claiming that Dr. Swamy had in a televised media interview stated it was he who advised the Sri Lankan Government not to release the boats of Tamil Nadu fishermen. Dr. Swamy’s letter stated, “Since fishermen’s association in Tamil Nadu had given me a petition seeking the release of fishermen from Tamil Nadu caught […]