7th September 2016

Sri Lanka Tamil Genocide and the failure of UN

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Written in World Issues: 12/11/12, 12:11:10 by jonathan  | Print article  | View all categories. Sri Lanka Tamil Genocide and the failure of UN and IC to Protect [Tuesday, 16 March 2010 18:27] Human Rights Articles, NewsThe UN have been playing a very dangerous game with Sri -Lanka in not addressing the Tamil Genocide, War Crimes and Real causes of the conflict – which is Race Hate. The UN and IC have been avoiding to label the Tamil conflict as Genocide so as to avoid their mandatory obligation (and failed) responsibility to proactively act to prevent!  …be in no doubt as to whats happening to Sri Lanka Tamils is Genocide and the ethnic civil war and war-on-terror being pretext to Genocide. On the grounds of UN Genocide […]

Are the war affected represented?

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Hundreds of family members of those who had disappeared gathered in Colombo to commemorate International Day of the Disappeared on August 30. The issue of the disappeared has once again become a hot topic in the recent times thanks to the moves to establish an Office on Missing Persons (OMP). This move as usual has evoked mixed responses from the government and the opposition. The issue of enforced disappearances was a matter of great concern during the final stages of the war. When the war was at its final stages in the North, several persons in the south were abducted by armed men. There were several explanations given for the abduction. It was widely reported that those abducted had links with the LTTE and some […]

“We have learned. The United Nations, I am not talking about you”

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UN’s Apollonian Speech at BMICH Colombo Mr Ban Ki Mun’s speech at the Bandaranayake International Memorial Conference Hall (BMICH) in Colombo to citizens of the South of Sri-Lanka showed that he has revived his Eastern wisdom. He tactfully told the audience that Sri-Lanka was responsible for part of the war crimes that was committed by the Sinhala people in the past. The crimes against the minorities reached the zenith under Mr Mahinda Rajapakse and lay defence secretary Gothabaya Rajapakse his brother. Plenty of reports worldwide, particularly award winning journalist Mr Callum Macrae’s Channel 4 Video “Killing Fields of Sri-Lanka” exposes this defended truth. Mr Ban Ki Mun used Shakespearian character Mark Antony’s art of using rhetorical irony to tell the audience that Sri-Lanka must do […]

Malaysia warns of action against Tamil sympathisers

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PM on Malaysia: Attackers not Sri Lankans they are members of political party called ”Naam Thamilar” Sri Lankan HC working against peace in Sri Lanka and the current government ‘Mahinda Rajapaksa Is A Sinhalese Extremist’ – Lee Kuan Yew … Malaysian police, which arrested five persons allegedly linked to the Naam Thamilar political party for assaulting the Sri Lankan envoy here, has warned of action against sympathisers of the banned group LTTE. “I want to remind these groups that they are supporting a group which is banned by the United Nations. We, as a UN signatory country, can take action against them (supporters),” Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar told reporters on Monday. The attack on High Commissioner (ambassador) Ibrahim Sahib Ansar left him with minor […]

PM on Malaysia: Attackers not Sri Lankans they are members of political party called ”Naam Thamilar”

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Condemning the assault on Sri Lankan High Commissioner in Malaysia Ibrahim Ansar, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said in Parliament today it was Malaysian Tamils of Indian origin responsible for the incident. Making his remarks in response to a question by Joint Opposition’s Parliamentary group leader Dinesh Gunawardane, the Prime Minister said perpetrators were not Sri Lankans by any means. He said those persons were members linked to a South India based political party called Naam Thamilar. He said that this party, lobbied internationally to refer Sri Lanka to an international war crimes tribunal. However, the Prime Minister said the Government would dispatch a delegation to Malaysia to engage with them and brief them on measures being taken here for reconciliation among different ethnicities. “A war […]

Bribery Commission Arrests Avant Garde Chairman Nissanka Senadhipathi And Maj. Gen. Palitha Fernando

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Avant Garde Maritime Security Limited Chairman Nissanka Senadhipathi and Major General Palitha Fernando was arrested today by the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery and Corruption. Avant Garde boss Nissanka Senadhipathi with former Defence Secretary Gotabaya They were arrested after they arrived at the Commission to record a statement. Last week, the Commission filed a case at the Colombo Magistrate Court against former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Avante Garde Chairman Nissanka Senadhipathi on charges of corruption under the Bribery Act. As per the charges by the Bribery Commission, eight suspects including Senadhipathi, Fernando and former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa have been charged with allowing Avante Garde to maintain a floating armoury, thereby resulting in them making an unlawful profit of Rs. 11. 4 billion. […]

Building More Viharas In The North-East Will Negate Reconciliation Efforts

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By Veluppillai Thangavelu – Veluppillai Thangavelu On August 23, 2016 the Northern Provincial Council (NPC) passed a resolution during the 56th sitting unanimously condemning the building of a Buddhist vihara by Sri Lankan troops on land belonging to a Hindu temple in Kilinochchi. The resolution was moved by NPC member Subramaniam Pasupathipillai. “The Kanakambikai Amman Temple has historical importance,” said Mr Pasupathipillai “The military has occupied the house of the Gurukkal located inside the temple premises and approximately 4.5 acres of land. They are now constructing unlawfully a Buddhist vihara in the courtyard of the house.” Tamil National Alliance parliamentarian Sivagnanam Sritharan visited the area recently, which has barbed wire fences around its perimeter. Mankulam “This is a systematic campaign of ethnic cleansing of Tamils […]

Sri Lankan envoy assault case an isolated incident, says Home Ministry

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KUALA LUMPUR: The assault against Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to Malaysia Ibrahim Sahib Ansar at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) on Sunday, was an isolated incident triggered by political conflicts. Deputy Home Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed said the incident had nothing to do with terrorism. He said the necessary action has been taken against five people, currently in police custody. Nur Jazlan also gave his assurance that Malaysia would not meddle in Sri Lanka’s affairs, and that the incident would not have any impact on Malaysia. On Sunday, the Sri Lankan envoy was assaulted by a group of people at the KLIA. The incident was captured on the airport’s CCTV system. Ibrahim was at the KLIA to send off Sri Lanka’s Primary Industries […]