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Pathetic plight of Muslim politics

Daily FT Muslim political parties have not only disunited the community, but also, at least in the eyes of the Buddhist majority, act as a fifth column to Arab regimes. Some thoughtless and stupid actions of one or two leaders have thrown doubts in the public mind whether the Muslims are actually a community in … Continue reading

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Coexistence or co-annihilation?

Opinion  in the Island I have always admired India’s Kerala state for the peaceful coexistence that prevails among various communities there. Now my thoughts are with this role model of a state where religions coexist beautifully. Back in the summer of 2015, the heart of a Hindu man was transported across Kerala for a Christian … Continue reading

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Privileged suspects, convicts and politics +++

Island Readers’ Opinions S. B. Dissanayake As per a news item in the media, police has arrested former Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando and IGP Pujith Jayasundera while they were in the National Hospital, Colombo and the Police Hospital, respectively. The two suspects were arrested over their failure to prevent the mass murder on Easter Sunday. … Continue reading

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Today’s Random Harvests

Daily Mirror Are we equal before the law?  Equality before the law, also known as equality under the law, equality in the eyes of the law, legal equality, or legal egalitarianism, is the principle that each independent being must be treated by the law and that all are subject to the same laws of justice.Right … Continue reading

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