1st September 2017

Racist Ex-President Mahinda Rajapaksa ”PROMISES his famous 13+ lie” to Sampanthan again!

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By D.B.S.Jeyaraj Ex-President Mahinda Rajapaksa Former Sri Lankan President and Kurunegala District MP Mahinda Rajapaksa and Leader of the Opposition and Trincomalee district MP Rajavarothayam Sampanthan have engaged in significant political discussions at a one on one meeting without aides this week. The 45 minute meeting took place at Mahinda Rajapaksa’s residence in Wijerama Mawatte Colombo on August 29th following an invitation extended by the former president to the Tamil National alliance(TNA) leader for a one on one meeting to discuss current political matters. The meeting began at 3.30 PM The Opposition leader responded positively and met with the former president for in depth discussions conducted cordially. Both leaders engaged in closed door talks without any others being present. Opposition Leader Rajavarothayam Sampanthan After the political […]

Mothers Of The Disappeared And Civic Responsibility

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https://roar.media/english/life/sponsored/mothers-of-the-disappeared-and-civic-responsibility/ After renowned journalist, actor and poet Richard De Zoysa was abducted and murdered, his mother, Dr. Manorani Saravanamuttu, famously called herself the “luckiest mother in Sri Lanka”, because unlike thousands of others, she was fortunate enough to see her son’s body. De Zoysa was one of approximately 65,000 people who have been forcefully disappeared during Sri Lanka’s short but bloody history of insurrections and ethnic civil war. His mother would go on to become an iconic figure, serving as coordinator of the Mother’s Front—a coalition of mothers of the disappeared from across the country demanding answers regarding enforced disappearances. The movement was a watershed moment in the history of activism in Sri Lanka. Unlike many of the struggles that preceded it, this was a movement led almost […]

Fate of Missing Persons Tamil Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran Urges Int’l pressure on Govt

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It is high time the International Community exerts pressure on the Government to investigate immediately the fate of the Missing Persons, Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran noted yesterday at a function where the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances in Jaffna was observed. The Chief Minister also noted in a press communiqué that the families of the victims of enforced disappearances who are resorting to protest demonstrations should be assured that we do support them in their agitations and peaceful demonstrations. “Many demonstrations are being constantly staged these days throughout the Northern and Eastern Provinces. Even though we have been writing, as well as orally calling upon the Government to take meaningful steps regarding missing persons, such steps have not been taken […]