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Islamophobia will not solve Europe or Asia’s problems

Neither Hungary nor Myanmar have a ‘Muslim population’ problem. by Ibrahim Kalin (Al-Jezeera) Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi visited Hungary on June 5 [Hungarian prime minister’s office/Miniszterelnoki Sajtoiroda] On June 5, during a rare trip abroad, Aung San Suu Kyi, state counsellor of Myanmar and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, visited Hungary and met Prime Minister Viktor Orban. After the meeting, the … Continue reading

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Yesterday Tamils, today Muslims and tomorrow who?

Daily FT After 2009, and especially since 2015, Sinhalese politicians were on the lookout for another target to launch a new scare campaign, which they found in the Muslim community. Just as the Tamil threat was packaged and sold in terms of political and cultural domination over the Sinhalese, the Muslim threat is now coloured … Continue reading

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Govts’ Educational Policy, “Sari Code” and………

This and that Ramblings (Island)  by Goolbai Gunasekara History teaches us that it is a mistake to think the enthusiasm of a select few has the support of the masses. Ever since the SWRD Bandaranaike Government ushered in the disastrous Sinhala Only policy, education has been on a downward spiral, which shows no sign of … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka’s “Shaping up” Culture

”Shaping up: Undoing of a Democracy (Original Title – Daily Mirror) Influencing an enforcement In Sri Lanka, anything unlawful we are caught doing, can be “shaped up.” It is the “Asian Way” we say proudly, indirectly alluding to upholding the law as the “Western Way.” In that self-congratulation we forget that we bury our democracy … Continue reading

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