RESPONSE TO WEST’S HUBRISTIC AIR-STRIKES ON ISIS . . .
Expect more 9/11s, only don’t ask when!
by Selvam Canagaratna Source Sunday Island
The ‘Arab nation-state System’ as we know it today, and which is now under severe stress from the threat posed by ISIS, was largely created by a secret understanding – known as the Sykes-Picot Treaty of 1916 – between the two dominant colonial powers at the time, Britain and France, for joint control over much of the post-World War I Middle East. Read the rest of this entry »
Narayan Lakshman Source Hindu
The U.S.-based lawsuit filed against Prime Minister Narendra Modi is progressing
A federal court in New York has signalled its intention to take forward a lawsuit filed in the U.S. against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi by issuing an order on October 21 calling on the plaintiffs to explain why Mr. Modi was not immune from prosecution for allegedly presiding over the 2002 anti-Muslim pogrom that took place in Gujarat.
U.S. Judge Analisa Torres asked the American Justice Center (AJC), a non-profit human rights organisation, to respond to a “suggestion of immunity,” submitted to the Federal District Court for the Southern District of New York on October 19 by U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara. Mr. Bharara was prompted to do so by a September 30 letter from the State Department, which argued that “a prompt dismissal of the proceedings,” could have “significant policy implications.” Read the rest of this entry »
Pledges to continue sit-in in Islamabad
Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Imran Khan has given call to entire Pakistan to attend the sit-in in Islamabad on Nov 30. He said that he will not leave the container without Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s resignation. “I will continue standing for human rights in Islamabad sit-in”, he said. Read the rest of this entry »
The real side of chris nonis, the Bipolar High Commissioner
So, there is no difference between vaas and nonis, same ilk
Sent to me by an email friend
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Eleven members of same family hospitalised after eating deadly pufferfish
(Only exclusively licenced chefs can cook this fish in Japan)
Family were unaware that the fish – a present from a friend – was a hugely poisonous variety
Rose Troup Buchanan Author Biography
Eleven members of the same family are in hospital after unwittingly cooking and eating a poisonous pufferfish for dinner.
The Souza family, from Rio de Janerio, were given the fish by a family friend who had recently returned from a sea fishing expedition off Dubque de Caxias, on the Brazilian coast. Read the rest of this entry »
Azad Salley does not mince his words in this forthright Interview. The interview is followed by Douglas Devananda’s one and an informative talk by Sumanthiran
Azad Salley: UNP does not have proper assessment, tax payers’ money is spent for presidential election campaign, bbs’s recent meeting was mahinda’s first campaign meeting, wirathu is a Minimaruwa
Douglas: Conciliatory politics is important to get things done. If we had won NPC, milk and honey would have flowed in the north.
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