5th December 2014

END THE SILENCE ON TAMIL GENOCIDE

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To stand in silence when they should be protesting makes cowards out of men”. – Abraham Lincoln. So how does a state successfully commit war crimes, and get away with it? Simple, by ensuring silence. Like a parent guilty of abusing their child, the best way to escape prosecution is to ensure that the child keeps their mouth shut, keeping school teachers and peers utterly oblivious to the daily atrocities which the child is subject to. While it is wholly questionable that the international community were oblivious to the humanitarian crisis in Sri Lanka that reached a peak in 2009, it is clear that the Sri Lankan government has taken a similar approach of silencing the voices of the Tamil population. Intimidation, the use of sexual […]

Sri Lankan catholics urge Pope Francis to put off visit

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Sri Lankan catholics urge Pope Francis to put off visit December 4, 2014 ——————————–Source: New York Times A number of prominent Roman Catholic priests and laypeople in Sri Lanka are appealing to Pope Francis to put off a scheduled visit, saying the government is using the occasion as propaganda to imply the pope’s support for President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is seeking an unprecedented third term in office. The pope is expected to arrive in Colombo, the capital, on Jan. 13, five days after an early presidential election declared by Mr. Rajapaksa. Francis is expected to canonize Joseph Vaz, a 17th-century priest and missionary, as the country’s first saint. Hector Welgampola, a former editor of The Messenger, a Catholic newspaper, said in a blog post this […]

Embattled Rajapakses suffer defeat in cyber contest : Mody’s lackey paid Rs. 100 million to rescue government

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Embattled Rajapakses suffer defeat in cyber contest : Mody’s lackey paid Rs. 100 million to rescue government Embattled Rajapakses suffer defeat in cyber contest : Mody’s lackey paid Rs. 100 million to rescue government (Lanka-e-News- 2014.Dec.03, 4.40PM) The Medamulana Rajapakses who have already faced defeat at the Presidential elections in the cyber battle, have got down an Indian national to the Temple Trees after paying a sum of Indian Rs. 100 million , based on Lanka e news inside information division reports. The name of this Indian is Arvind Gupta , who during the elections of Indian Prime Minister Mody , monitored latter’s social network . Gupta had arrived in Sri Lanka along with four others on the 21 st of November , and undertaken the monitoring […]