Expressing an alternative opinion in a peaceful manner is not a crime

The Function of the Military Attaché to the Sri Lankan High Commission in London is not to be its Security Guard Californians, Catalonians, Basques, Scots, Irish, Tamils, Kurds, Kashmiri’s, Tibetians and many others wave their flags demanding separation. Waving flags and expressing an alternative opinion in a peaceful manner is not a crime. By Dushy Ranetunge in London The unfortunate incident involving Sri Lanka’s military attaché to London exposes the challenges faced by the Sri Lankan administration, struggling to steer the nation away from the gates of the International Criminal Court.…

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Diaspora Tamils urge British government to shame and sack “slit throat” Sri Lanka diploma

Diaspora Tamils urge British government to shame and sack “slit throat” Sri Lanka diplomat Angered by a public death threat against Tamil demonstrators in London, Eelamist diaspora groups in a rare display of solidarity have urged the British government to strip Sri Lanka’s military attaché in the United Kingdom of his diplomatic status and declare him a “Persona non Grata”. Leading Tamil diaspora organisations spurred into action by Minister Councillor (Defence)  Aandige Priyanka Indunil Fernando gesturing thrice to slit the throats of demonstrators in London who opposed the Sri Lanka…

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Exasperation and desperation of silly Sirisena , Brigadier’s squalor and diplomatic privileges …

Exasperation and desperation of silly Sirisena , Brigadier’s squalor and diplomatic privileges … By Diplomatic mission officer (retired) (Lanka-e-News – 08.Feb.2018, 11.30PM) It is a matter for deep regret Pallewatte Gamaralalage Sirisena has demonstrated and confirmed once again that he is ignorant of the country’s laws and regulations so much so that he does not have even that little Read more >> (Lanka-e-News – 08.Feb.2018, 11.30PM)  It is a matter for deep regret Pallewatte Gamaralalage Sirisena has demonstrated and confirmed once again that he is  ignorant of the country’s laws and…

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Deport Brigadier Fernando : TNA Joins diaspora

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has joined 10 foreign-based Tamil diaspora organizations in demanding that Boris Johnson, MP and Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs ‘to declare the Sri Lankan military attache, Brigadier  Priyanka Fernando a “Persona Non Grata” for committing serious offences under British Law, abusing diplomatic immunity in the UK and committing war crimes and crimes against humanity in Sri Lanka and therefore to curtain his leave to remain in the UK.’ Leader of the TNA R. Sampanthan The letter has been signed by representatives of the following diaspora…

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Ten Tamil Diaspora Organizations Want UK To Shoot Down Maithripala Sirisena’s Decision Not To Recall Brigadier Fernando

Ten Tamil diaspora organizations have jointly petitioned Boris Johnson, MP and Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs ‘to declare the Sri Lankan military attache, Brigadier Priyanka Fernando a “Persona Non Grata” for committing serious offences under British Law, abusing diplomatic immunity in the UK and committing war crimes and crimes against humanity in Sri Lanka and therefore to curtain his leave to remain in the UK.’ The letter has been signed by representatives of the following organizations: British Tamil Conservatives (BTC), British Tamil Forum (BTF), Global Tamil Forum (GTF), International Centre for…

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Army Commander Mahesh Senanayake Says There Wont be any Inquiry By Army Into Brigadier Priyanka Fernando ‘s “Throat Slitting” Gesture Against Protesters

By Indika Ramanayake Army Commander Mahesh Senanayake said that they would not be conducting an inquiry the actions of the Defence Attache of the Sri Lankan High Commission in UK Brigadier Priyanka Fernando after he was spotted making a throat slitting gesture towards protesters who thronged the Embassy office in the UK. “On the day of the incident the protesters who were carrying LTTE flags had shouted slogans against the Sri Lankan government and sung songs in praise of Prabhakaran. The Brigadier who was standing inside the premises of the Sri…

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UK Tamil Diaspora requests to declare the London Military Attaché as “Persona non Grata” and to investigate for war crimes

UK Tamil Diaspora has made an ‘urgent request’ to declare the Sri Lankan military attache, Brigadier Priyanka Fernando, a “Persona non Grata” or a foreign person whose entering or remaining in UK is prohibited by its government and to subject him to investigation of alleged war crimes, among other things.  In a detailed letter addressed to the Hon. Boris Johnson, MP  Secretary of State for Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs, the request is made in the basis of “commiting serious offences under British Law, abusing diplomatic immunity in the UK and…

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Sri Lankan Minister Navin Dissanayake praises Brigadier Fernando for “Throat Slitting” Gesture Against Protesters and tell off British MP’s.

Sri Lankan Minister Navin Dissanayake praises Brigadier Fernando and says ”We stand with Brigadier Fernando steadfastly and he will continue as our Defence Attache in the UK” In a hard hitting letter to the two pro-LTTE British MPs, who demanded the withdrawal of Defence Attache Brigadier Priyankara Fernando’s diplomatic status, Minister Navin Dissanayake yesterday said Brigadier Fernando enjoys diplomatic immunity for actions performed within the embassy premises and that it was most disturbing and offensive to witness protesters being allowed to carry flags belonging to the LTTE in the UK…

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