LTTE ban to be challenged in secretive British court

Britain’s terrorism ban on the LTTE will be challenged a decade after the outfit was militarily defeated in Sri Lanka’s civil war, lawyers have said. British newspaper The Morning Star reported that the tribunal would hear evidence later this year from a group of exiles who are calling on the Home Office to lift the ban on the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).The government department wants much of the case to be heard in secret at the seldom-used Proscribed Organisations Appeals Commission, The Star added. In 2014 the European…

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One month gone: No charge on over 200 Catholics murdered

India knew six months ago of the attacks  Muslim votes or focus on tourism development  People have lost faith in Government  Sri Lanka’s GDP will hit 0 to -1% in Q2, 2019 for which the Government must take responsibility  It’s been one month since the murder of around 300 innocent Catholic children and parents but no has yet been charged for the biggest negligence of duty that Sri Lanka has seen in recent history.  The President and Prime Minister have both denied any knowledge of the impending attacks when the…

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Racism has become a commodity today – Dambara Amila Thero

Venerable Dambara Amila Thero says that racism has become a commodity under the social system today and that racism is marketed by politicians who are looking to come to power. He stated that while it is acceptable to ask Muslim women to take off their face veil due to security concerns it is wrong to do so simply due to religious reasons or because one cannot stand it. The Thero also expressed his views regarding the comments made by Minister Mangala Samaraweera recently that Sri Lanka is not a Buddhist…

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Sinhalese are boycotting doing business with Muslim owned shops

Sri Lanka marked 10 years after defeating the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Ealam (LTTE) on May 19, making the island nation reflect on what a deterrent an armed conflict can be to a country’s progress.  The war took away lives, divided communities and denied us of the opportunity to make progress like other Asian countries. Rehabbed LTTE woman cadre the late Thamilini Jeyekkumaran in her book ‘Under the shade of a sharp sword’ recalls a conversation she had with an old man who came to meet her at a tiger…

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The Spread, Scale and Scope of Violence – Verbal and Kinetic, Digital and Physical – Against the Muslims and Tamils Since Easter Sunday Indicates the Success of the Easter Sunday Terrorism.

By Sanjana Hattotuwa A decade after the end of the war, Sri Lanka is visibly, and far more than what’s acknowledged or reported openly, reeling from violent conflict. The anti-Muslim riots last week – of a scale, scope and speed of destruction that dwarfed Digana just over a year ago – coupled with the increase of everyday racism and attacks in Negombo, after the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks, have kept the country on tenterhooks. The responses are revealing. A President and Prime Minister, who do not speak to or work…

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Recent Anti-Muslim Attacks in Gampaha and Kurunegala Districts were Orchestrated by Political Forces Connected to a Key Party: Prof GL Peiris and Basil Rajapaksa of SLPP Not Available for Comment.

The recent anti-Muslim attacks in the Gampaha and Kurunegala districts that left one dead and thousands affected were orchestrated by political forces connected to a key party, the Sunday Observer reliably learns. UPFA MP and SLFP General Secretary, Dayasiri Jayasekara made a statement yesterday at the Colombo Division DIG’s office regarding video footages that emerged on social media sites depicting his attempt to bail out six suspects allegedly engaged in the riots in Kuliyapitiya. One footage shows MP Jayasekara speaking on the phone, surrounded by smiling police officers, reportedly at…

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Fawaz Mudalali murdered, 50 hospitalized, 78 including maithri’s lackey arrested, ASP ignore government orders, army conducts investigation of e news video

(Lanka e News )  Following the easter Sunday attack a group of few Buddhist sinhalese mobs started a racial violence in many areas of the country targeting the Muslim community. During this gruesome attack the owner of Fawas Restaurent located at the Katunayake Minuwangoda road, Mr Fawas too was brutally murdered. This hotel was started 30 years ago in a small scale has now grown to a larger restaurant. All house in a one village destructed Mantime all muslims houses located at the Rambewa in Kuliyapitiya and Bingiriya areas were…

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