2nd September 2018

Details of Ex-President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Family’s Assets Made Available to Sri Lankan Govt for Due Action by FBI After Conducting Probe.

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Details of Ex-President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Family’s Assets Made Available to Sri Lankan Govt for Due Action by FBI After Conducting Probe. A team of Sri Lankan judicial officers visited the United States recently on a US government sponsored tour. The last item on their itinerary was a visit to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) headquarters. Continue reading ‘Details of Ex-President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Family’s Assets Made Available to Sri Lankan Govt for Due Action by FBI After Conducting Probe.’ »

For Past Three Years Gotabhaya Rajapaksa was Seen as Someone Above the Law Who Could Not be Arrested and Brought Before Courts.

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By Lucien Rajakarunanayake Public interest in the handling of fraud and crime that prevailed under the Rajapaksa Regime shows a new interest with the action by the Permanent High Court Trial-at-Bar over two key figures in the past regime. Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, brother of Mahinda Rajapaksa and former Defence Secretary, and six others, were noticed to appear before the new court with regard to misappropriation of funds over construction of the D. A. Rajapaksa Museum and Memorial. This followed the High Court also issuing notice on Gamini Sedera Senarath, Chief of Staff of President Mahinda Rajapaksa, and three others, on misuse of public funds under the Public Property Act, Penal Code and Prevention of Money Laundering Act. These cases mark a major change in what was seen […]

A new Constitution is a fundamental necessity. The Sinhala majority should accept it – M. A. Sumanthiran

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”All the problems of Tamil People won’t b solved by a new Constitution, but a new Constitution is fundamental. Without this, no issue can be addressed”, said TNA Spokesman M. A. Sumanthiran speaking in Sinhala an an event in Galle on Constitutional Reform. Speaking further, he said: In a country with a permanent majority it is important to share powers of governance in such a way that all peoples have equal citizenship rights. Sri Lanka’s Sinhala majority must itself acknowledge injustice of simple majoritarian rule & clamour for reform & justice for other peoples. There has been a series of meetings with regard to the 20th amendment to the constitution in the south on constitutional reforms. This was the seventh meeting. Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Parliamentarian M.A. […]