Mahinda loyalist Hizbullah began Arabization in Kattankudy

Arabization was started and fostered in Kattankudy during the tenure of former Eastern province Governor M.L.A.M. Hizbullah, member of the federation of Kattankudy mosques and institutions Aboosali Uvais yesterday told the Parliament Select Committee (PSC) appointed to probe Easter Sunday attack. Testifying before the PSC, he said the Arabization was not the cultural value of Muslims and that it was a concept started in Saudi Arabia to expel other nationals from Saudi Arabia. Responding to a question raised by committee chairman Jayampathy Wickramaratne, he ruled out that Arabization would not…

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I asked the President why Abdul Razik is not being arrested? CID officer whispered something in his ear and that was it nothing happened.

We have now reached a situation where we are forced to ask ourselves whether there is a President in this country, Sirisena loyalist Azath Salley said while testifying before Parliamentary Select Committee probing Easter attacks last evening. A visibly irked Salley speaking before the PSC members said he had continuously tipped off law enforcement and intelligence agencies regarding activities of the National Thawheed Jamath (NTJ), other Thawheed groups and its leaders including Abdul Razik of the Sri Lanka Thawheed Jamath to no avail. “If a proper investigation was done into Zaharan’s activities and…

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Police and Muslim Terrorists (NTJ) were working together since as early as 2005.

Sirisena loyalist Azath Salley in his testimony before the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) probing Easter attacks, said the Police and National Thawheed Jamath (NTJ) were working in cohorts since as early as 2005. Salley implied terrorist Zaharan and NTJ members were protected by someone in the top brass of the Police leadership or was being protected by a powerful political hand, when he noted NTJ members were enjoying unconditional immunity from arrests and were not taken into custody even after they rioted in Kattankudy in 2017. “Zaharan and his gang set fire…

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“If Terrorism that has Emerged from Within the Muslim Community is to be Crushed, Muslim Individuals will Have to be Arrested, Muslim Homes and Mosques will Have to be Searched” – Mahinda Rajapaksa

( This is the text of a media release issued by the office of the Leader of the Opposition. It is a Translation of a speech made by the Leader of the Opposition Hon. Mahinda Rajapaksa on Tuesday, 11 June 2019 at his official residence on Wijerama Mawatha Colombo.) Venerable members of the Maha Sangha, clergymen of all other faiths, citizens of Sri Lanka and friends, The terrorist attack that took place on the 21st of April is a watershed in the history of this country. Today, a fear of…

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Parliament Select Committee Continues Public Hearings of Testimonies Relating to Easter Sunday Terrorism In Defiance of President Sirisena Who Displays his Pique by Cancelling weekly Cabinet Meeting.

Parliament Select Committee Continues Public Hearings of Testimonies Relating to Easter Sunday Terrorism In Defiance of President Sirisena Who Displays his Pique by Cancelling weekly Cabinet Meeting. Sri Lanka’s parliament Tuesday defied President Maithripala Sirisena and resumed investigations into security lapses surrounding the Easter suicide bombings that killed 258 people, officials said, as a political crisis in the country deepened. The Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) began hearing testimony from Muslim leaders who claimed they repeatedly alerted the authorities to dangerous radicalisation, a parliamentary official said. In what appeared to be…

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