31st August 2016

Reading between lines Ban Ki Mun’s Interview by Mr Deen.

31st August 2016 // 0 Comments

Sunday Times published an interview recoding of Mr Ban Ki Mun, who will be relinquishing his duties after a two term spell as Secretary General in December 2016.  The exclusive interview was conducted by Mr Thalif Deen apparently from a minority group ‘Muslims’. The two terms as SG were troubled filled with many minorities in the world suffering a lot when tyrannical racialist leaders set their armies and militia against the minorities eg. Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria or Yemen and Sri-Lanka. According to Mr Deen the SG will pay a three day official visit to Sri-Lanka on Wednesday. The purpose of the visit is to travel to the South and the North of the Island and to meet with civil society representatives of both communities, including […]

Chief Minister calls for security of Tamil students at Peradeniya

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Chief Minister C.V.Wigneswaran has urged Maithripala Sirisena to ensure the safety of Tamil undergraduates studying at Peradeniya University. The chief minister of Northern Tamil Eelam has made the request in a letter sent to the Sri Lankan President sent today following the request of the parents of Tamil students injured in racist attacks by Sinhala students. In his letter, Wigneswaran has pointed out that the Sri Lankan president’s security guarantees to Tamil students studying at Peradeniya University should be made in the same way that they were earlier made to Sinhala students studying at Jaffna University. Chief Minister stresses need for demilitarisation of North-East The Chief Minister of the Northern Province C V Wigneswaran reiterated the call for the demilitarisation of the North-East, amidst rising […]

BRITISH PM MAY ACTED UNREASONABLY ON TAMIL ASYLUM CLAIM.

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A Scottish judge has criticised the British Prime Minister Theresa May for the way she dealt with a Tamil asylum claim while being Home Secretary. Former Lord Advocate Lord Boyd of Duncansby has said that May had ‘acted unreasonably’, according to the Scottish daily Herald Scotland: ‘Theresa May rapped by senior Scots judge over being “too ready to dismiss” Sri Lankan asylum case evidence Martin Williams, Senior News Reporter ONE of Scotland’s most senior judges has said Theresa May “acted unreasonably” when she dismissed a former Sri Lankan militant’s asylum bid after he claimed his life would be at risk if he returned home. Former Lord Advocate Lord Boyd of Duncansby said that during her time as Home Secretary May was wrong to reject the […]