19th September 2017

MR ‘s admission : Two opinions emerge against MR over Rs. 600 million Sil cloth racket !

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(Lanka-e-News – 15.Sep.2017, 11.55PM) Following the report of   Lanka e news captioned ‘Action can be filed against MR over his open admission ! Then why wait ? Legal fraternity asks,’ two schools of thought have emerged . Minister Rajitha Senaratne  at  the cabinet media briefing on 13 th said, Mahinda Rajapakse can be prosecuted on his statement,  confirming our earlier report. ‘ Mahinda Rajapakse  could have admitted this before and not after the court had delivered its verdict , and the accused were  jailed ,’’Rajitha asserted. Now it has been proved the wrong has been committed. Hence , even if Mahinda denies , it is he who  has committed the wrong. During the  trial that lasted 24 days , surely Mahinda could have come before […]

Backtracking on accountability measures will harm all Sri Lankans: Tamil leader

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The whole purpose of the Disappearances Act will be defeated if the past is left out of its ambit In the North, protests by victims indicate their growing frustration over the slow pace of reforms The very reason for the legislation is to inquire into the disappearances during the conflict The Convention will be useful to all except those who had indulged in abductions   Media reports state that, at the suggestion of President Maithripala Sirisena, the parliamentary debate on the Bill to ratify the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearances (CPAPED) will not held as scheduled on September 21. The media also quoted Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe as saying that the “Disappearances Bill” pertains only to future cases and […]

Dismissed Deputy -Minister Arundika Fernando Who Demanded Millions From Maithripala to Support President Joins the Joint Opposition.

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The sacked junior minister of Tourism and Christian Affairs Arundika Fernando joined former president Mahinda Rajapaksa’s faction Tuesday, a week after he was told by the government that he will not be reinstated. Fernando, who was called a rock star by his parliamentary colleagues after he rocked the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) faction of President Maithripala Sirisena, made a special statement before crossing the floor of the House. “From today, I will work to ensure the collapse of this government,” he said just before taking a seat on the opposition benches. Last week, Fernando met with President Sirisena Wednesday seeking his ministerial job back, but was told no way and that there may be more sackings of SLFP ministers in the cabinet. Fernando’s Puttalam […]

Buddhists in Sri Lanka support ”Ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslim In Myanmar”.

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By P/K.Balachandran Reflecting the sharp communal divide in the country, Sri Lankan Muslims and Buddhists have been holding counter demonstrations in the island nation, opposing each other’s stand point on the Rohingya Muslim issue in Myanmar. Both communities see the tragic events in Myanmar as a Muslim-Buddhist issue and not as a humanitarian or a human rights issue of humongous proportions. It was in the Muslim-majority areas in Sri Lanka’s Eastern Province that Muslims began demonstrating against the merciless killing of Rohingyas in Myanmar’s Rakhine State. The Muslim movement then spread to Jaffna in the Northern Province, where the Muslims had themselves suffered ethnic cleansing at the hands of the Tamil militants in 1990, when 90,000 of them were asked to leave in 24 hours. They trickled […]

Ethnic Cleansing of Myanmar – India, israel and China fully support

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“Textbook Example of Ethnic Cleansing of Myanmar Muslims” Says  UN Human Rights Chief Zeid Al Hussein India, israel and China fully support Aung Sann Suu Kyi’s gnocide of Rohingya Muslims Written by Latheef Farook Two weeks after Myanmar armed forces and their murderous thugs led by saffron butcher Ashin Wirathu began ethnic cleansing   Rohingya Muslims, the United Nations Human Rights Chief Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein said on 11 September that “the situation in Myanmar is a “textbook example of ethnic cleansing”.  “This was predicted and could have been prevented,”  said Zeid Al Hussain who, told the UN Human Rights Council “the current situation cannot yet be fully assessed, as Myanmar has refused access to human rights investigators.” The UN has documented mass gang rapes, killings – including […]

Fonseka should ‘shut up’ says former Sri Lankan president Mahinda

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Sri Lanka’s former president Mahinda Rajapaksa said the former commander of the army should “shut up” (and not expose the war crimes committed by some of his close associates) , after stating he would testify against a military colleague accused of war crimes. Sarath Fonseka, the former Sri Lankan Army chief who vanquished the LTTE, on Friday said that he was prepared to testify in a court against his successor Jagath Jayasuriya in the war crimes investigation. “When I was the Commander I did receive certain complaints of crimes committed by Jayasuriya’s brigade mostly to do with crimes perpetrated on those detained during the war,” Fonseka told reporters in Colombo. In an interview to Ceylon Today, Mr Rajapaksa rebuked former army commander Sarath Fonseka’s comments. “Everybody […]

Buddhist monks lead Sinhalese protest against Sarath Fonseka in Trincomalee

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Buddhist monks lead Sinhalese protest against Sarath Fonseka and Rajan Ramanayake in Trinco Sinhalese residents and Buddhist monks in Trincomalee staged a protest against Sarath Fonseka and Ranjan Ramanayake on Saturday. The protestors chanted slogans condemning the ministers’ recent behaviour and accusing them of supporting war crimes investigations. The crowd also burnt effigies of both politicians. Related Articles: 07 September 2017 : Sri Lanka government attempts to distance itself from Fonseka 05 September 2017 : Joint Opposition wants Fonseka sacked for betraying Sri Lankan army

Jealous husband who beat wife’s new boyfriend to death is jailed

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Gnanachandran Balachandran, 38, murdered Suren Sivananthan, 32 in Milton Keynes in January 2017. Credit: Thames Valley Police A jealous and humiliated husband who beat his estranged wife’s new boyfriend to death after kidnapping him in Milton Keynes was jailed for life with a minimum of sentence of 18 years. Gnanachandran Balachandran, 38, was incensed when he discovered his wife Ragupathy Annalingham was seeing another man. The Sri Lanken Tamil, who was granted asylum in 1999, organised the abduction of Suren Sivananthan, 32, from the Secklow Gate shopping area near Milton Keynes Theatre on the afternoon of Friday 20 January 2017. For 12 hours, Suren was held captive, plied with alcohol and beaten in three different locations. He suffered 87 sites of injury. Two head injuries were […]