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UNHRC: Sri Lanka – Yes; Yemen – No

Sunday Times Editorial The sword of Damocles continues to hang over Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva. Despite the main co-sponsor of Resolution 30/1 pulling out of the Council on grounds of “political bias” against Israel, other Western countries, notably Britain and Germany have weighed in to continue with the … Continue reading

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Damsel in distress…Lanka in agony

“The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.” ~Thomas Paine  Ethnic violence and ethnic discrimination has taken deep root in the psyche of the adolescent who has now reached his middle age   S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike, who for his inflated egoistic reasons and mad rush to power, … Continue reading

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Winning formula of “Yahapalanaya”

A futuristic vision (Original Title) Daily News Editorial Politicians, they say, think of the next election but statesmen think of the next generation. Both President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minster Ranil Wickremesinghe have spoken about the Government’s plans for the next generation, knowing very well that a country should have a vision for the future … Continue reading

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Sri Lankans beware… do you want yesteryear’s rejects?

New York Times says its Lanka reporters under threat “I don’t think the intelligence reports are all that hot. Some days I get more out of the New York Times.”~ John F Kennedy Mahinda Rajapaksa has shown, if the reports are correct, that he has not changed at all; no repentance, no apologies and definitively … Continue reading

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