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Pension+++and Paget Road Residence for Prez Sirisena

Pension bonanza for Prez  Island Editorial The government is playing Santa. It has fattened President Maithripala Sirisena’s retirement package, which is very attractive; he will be able to occupy his official residence at Paget Road (now known as Mahagama Sekera Mawatha). About five years ago, when President Sirisena declared, after his inauguration, that he would … Continue reading

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Corruption of power

Savitri Goonesekere (Former Professor of Law of the Open University and Vice Chancellor of the Colombo University) Island  In October 2018 President Maithripala Sirisena replaced Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe with Mr Mahinda Rajapakse, purporting to exercise his Presidential powers. He later dissolved Parliament. Political party leaders and citizens challenged these Presidential decisions in the courts … Continue reading

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SLFP’s desperate struggle for self-liquidation

Daily Mirror Two weeks ago, we said one of the options left with the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) led by President Maithripala Sirisena, after former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa was announced as the presidential candidate of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), was to support the SLPP candidate, accepting all conditions dictated by that party.   … Continue reading

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Role of Hisbullah and the Deep State in the Easter Tragedy

The Role of the Deep State in Sri Lanka’s Easter Tragedy Daily Mirror Review of Sri Lanka’s Easter Tragedy: When the Deep State Gets Out of Its Depth by Rajan Hoole. Ravaya, 2019 Sri Lanka’s Easter Tragedy sets out to answer the question many Sri Lankans were asking in the wake of the carnage in … Continue reading

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