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Rulers, be mindful

Participatory democracy: People’s power vital for Sri Lanka (Original Title) Daily Mirror In November last year, tens of thousands of people gathered in Colombo to safeguard democracy and denounce the president’s unconstitutional removal of the prime minister.  Pic Reuters In recent days and months, Hong Kong, Iraq, Chile, Ecuador, Haiti, Lebanon and several other countries have … Continue reading

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Progress not possible till we crack down on corruption

Daily Mirror President Sirisena attending the 2016 anti-corruption summit in London Many of us have heard the story about a Sri Lankan minister meeting his counterpart from a developed nation. For the benefit of first time voters, the story is retold here.  Once, a Sri Lankan minister visited a developed country. During a conversation, his … Continue reading

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Muslim Bashing And ‘Marana Tharjana’

By Mass L. Usuf  When will these politicians and their henchmen learn how to engage in politics respecting the rights, dignity and honour of the others? When will these people ever place the greater interest of the nation before their selfish selves? When will the supporters of these politicians take off their blinkers and see things in their … 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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