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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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Islamic Radicalisation And The Crisis Of Western Imperialism

Island by Satyajith Andradi Sri Lanka, as a nation, is no stranger to terrorism. Since independence, the people of the country have undergone untold suffering as a result of numerous acts of terror. The terrorist attacks of Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019, are the most recent ones. However, there is a fundamental difference between these … 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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152 million children enslaved in child labour

Daily Mirror Editorial Sincerity is the greatest quality in human beings and it is children who have it in abundance. Children are devastatingly honest. That is why religious leaders have warned us and the punishment that await those who abuse children. Such criminals should be thrown into the deepest sea with a millstones tied around … 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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