The economic woes we are experiencing have their origins not only in corrupt leadership but also communal and racist politics Politicians

By Kishali Pinto Jayawardene How does an All Party Conference (APC) comprising precisely of the same men whose actions have precipitated Sri Lanka into financial, social and regulatory collapse, help the country, one may ask? Arrogant and incompetent decision-making The APC’s first sitting this week prompted howls of rude laughter from the citizenry, no less. Grist for cruel social media mills and no more, the exercise illustrated heedless showmanship, the same games being played by the same conmen while the country burns – literally. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s apology to former…

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Americans can take Basil Rajapakshe into custody on money laundering charges at any time says Wimal

By D.B.S. Jeyaraj Hell hath no fury as two Sri Lankan ministers ejected unceremoniously from the cabinet by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa! Both the sacked ministers wrathfully lay the blame for their ouster on Presidential sibling and finance minister Basil Rajapaksa. Wimal Weerwansa and Udaya Gammanpila who held the portfolios of Industries and Energy respectivey are now industiiously energetic or energetically industrious in berating dual citizen Basil Rajapaksa on account of his US citizenship. The essence of accusations levelled by Weerawansa and Gammanpila against Basil Rajapaksa is that the dual citizen…

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Crucial Recommendations Of UNHR High Commissioner On Sri Lanka: Need For The Implementation By Member States

By Thambu Kanagasabai – Thambu Kanagasabai UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Madam Michael Bachelet’s Report on Sri Lanka submitted on 24th February 2022 for discussion is fully welcome which is also endorsed by the Sri Lankan Tamils and Tamil politicians due to its frank and forthright exposure with no mincing of words. This article analyses  some of her recommendations and observations to justify and support her findings. Her call for Universal Jurisdiction is appropriate and just as it is exercisable  by member countries which have accepted it officially and a member…

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India fooled by Gov.-TNA talks, which will end up with nothing.

India today welcomed the talks held between the Sri Lanka Government and the Tamil National Alliance (TNA). Although it is well known that the talks will end up with nothing positive and government will never implement anything promised. Rajapakshe government is run by Sinhale racist and President appointed the person who opposed the provincial council as its minister in charge which proves that the president is against 13th amendment. interestingly the PM Mahinda Rajapakshe who promised 13+ when he was the president never implemented even the 13th amendment. For the…

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President Gothapaya Rajapakshe have pardon Sinhala extremists and War Criminals with his power as the president.

FR petitions challenging decision to pardon Gnanasara thera by President Two Fundamental Rights petitions filed challenging former President Maithripala Sirisena’s decision to grant pardon to Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagoda Atte Gnanasara Thera were today fixed for support by the Supreme Court. These petitions had been filed by Centre for Policy Alternative (CPA) and Sandhya Ekneligoda, the wife of missing journalist Prageeth Ekneligoda. Additional Solicitor General Nerin Pulle appearing for the Attorney General said that it would be better to postpone the case, because the current Secretary…

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