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Cardinal is nowadays more popular with Sinhala Buddhists

From Islamic extremism to marauding Sinhala-Buddhist violence (Original Title) Daily Mirror All we see around is Sinhala-Buddhist extremism, in its most violent outbursts Cardinal contradicted the clearance given by the Security Council Just four days short of a month after the April 21 Easter Sunday tragedy that could have been averted, this country is still … Continue reading

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Is anyone serious about reconciliation?

Reconciliation as serious social dialogue and active engagement is thus kept out of the Sinhala society in order to exploit votes What reconciliation are these Sinhala leaders talking about?   IF reconciliation is not between Sinhala and Tamil, then between whom is it? Daily Mirror The week before last, I listened to Episode Five  of … Continue reading

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Recurring Violence Against Muslims: What Is It All About?

By Mohamed R. M. Farook (Colombo Telegraph) Peace is more important today than any of the earlier eras because of the positively advantageous characteristics in the post-modern world with its attendant advancement in technology, socio-political vibrancy and religious freedom. Yet violence erupts mainly either on political or religious issues. Violence is the antithesis of peace. … Continue reading

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The desire of “Sinhala” Buddhists to be

The Majority Must Commit itself to unite  all Citizens (Original Title) THE ISLAND Dr A.C.Visvalingam Of the innumerable ingredients that adversely influence Sri Lanka’s efforts to achieve its full potential as a flourishing, progressive, multi-ethnic, multi-religious and multi-cultural society, the most destructive is undoubtedly the desire of “Sinhala” Buddhists to be, and to remain, the … Continue reading

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Rohingya refugees in our Constitution

Neither President nor PM ever thought it right to condemn attacks on Rohingya refugees Monks violated rights of refugees and basic tenets of Buddhism Politics of anti-Rohingya campaign outright Sinhala Buddhist racism “These are Muslim ‘terrorists’ who have killed Buddhist monks. Sri Lanka is not for them. They should be sent out immediately,” shouted protesting … Continue reading

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