23rd August 2018

Rajapakshe Government was behind the Abductions, Torture and killing of Journalists.

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Mahinda Like Duminda And Ravi – Cannot Remember By Suranimala Umagiliya – Keith Noyahr, the journalist from the now defunct Nation newspaper was abducted, tortured and assaulted on the 22nd of May 2008, when former President Mahinda Rajapaksa was in office. It is now evident through reports to Court and the media that Keith was released by his abductors after then Minister in Rajapaksha government Karu Jayasuriya telephoned President Mahinda Rajapaksa around 11.30pm on that fateful day, having heard from Lalith Allahakkoon, Editor of the Nation newspaper of the abduction. Strike one for former President Mahinda Rajapaksa for initiating the release of Keith Noyahr, who may well have been murdered. But that is not how events should have unfolded. The sordid drama that is best served with a prosecution […]

After 70 years of independence – Tamils urged to join the Police force in the North and East.

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After 70 years of independence from British rule the Sri Lankan Government today urged Tamils to join the Police force in the North and East. The Police and Military have been dominated of 99% of Sinhalese from South to date. Tamils were marginalised and were not requited to join the forces since the Independence in 1948. For the first time in Sri Lanka a Sinhala Minister of Law and Order Ranjith Madduma Bandara told Parliament that the Police would like to have more Tamils in the Police force.  He urged Tamils politicians to encourage Tamils to join the Police. Eelam People’s Democratic Party (EPDP) leader Douglas Devananda said that some Tamils have already submitted applications to join the Police in the North but their applications were not considered simply […]

What do ‘Human Rights’ mean for Sinhala politicians in the South..?

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(Lanka e News – 20.Aug.2018, 5.45AM) ‘Human rights’ may be a new phenomenon for many Sinhala Buddhists – SB and for some Tamils including a few members of the diaspora. I have seen many participants in UN human rights forums in Geneva without any basic knowledge of human rights. But to the outside world, they claim to be human rights activists and defenders. This crowd never wanted to educate themselves in human rights nor grasp a wider knowledge by listening to experts and lectures of scholars. Since the independence of then Ceylon/Sri Lanka and the birth of UN human rights mechanisms, the SB, especially thugs blessed by politicians in the South and the Buddhist clergy, started to violate human rights by physically attacking innocent Tamil […]

MR and prime witnesses suffering from ‘amnesia’..! -Judge orders CID to investigate the motive to hide evidence !!

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(Lanka e News – 22.Aug.2018, 11.30PM) The CID when reporting in connection with the abduction and cruel torture inflicted on Nation newspaper former deputy editor Keith Leroy Noyahr informed Mt. Lavinia court on the 20 th that the prime suspects including Mahinda Rajapakse (MR) are seemingly ailing from amnesia . The CID informed Mt. Lavinia additional magistrate Ms. Lochana Abeywickrema in open court that witness ex president Mahinda Rajapakse was sticking to the only answer ‘ I do not remember’ when he was interrogated , and therefore there is a need to probe into why there is a motive to suppress evidence. The additional magistrate thereupon ordered the CID to focus on and investigate why the prime witnesses are taking the ‘ I do not […]