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Will Tamils boycott the election?

Daily Mirror One of the 35 presidential candidates – the highest ever number to contest so far – is former Eastern Province Governor M.L.A.M. Hizbullah who was branded by many politicians, especially those aligned to the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), as a Muslim fundamentalist. He was also accused, by the same politicos, of constructing … Continue reading

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What led to the emergence of a ruthless LTTE?

Healing wounds and forging North-South dialogue Kusul Perera (Daily Mirror) Theme cartoons googled and added by TW Removing the LTTE from ground realities, wouldn’t alter the political reality that demand answers South has no right to blame Tamils for the emergence of the LTTE Most have fallen prey to unscrupulous loan schemes and undergone harassment … Continue reading

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Muslims came to SL in 17th/18th Century (?)

Why no race is superior Dr Wickramabakhu Karunaratne (Daily News) The author is trying to establish that Muslims arrived in Sri Lanka only in the 17th or 18th century.  TW cannot accept this.  He has forgotten that Muslims fought with the Sinhalese in driving out Portuguese during their rule in Sri Lanka from 1505 to … Continue reading

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Insulting Tamil Intelligence

THE NEED TO STOP INSULTING TAMIL INTELLIGENCE The boycotting of the Raginold Cooray (read as MS/RW) brainchild, to wit, the Jaffna Investor Forum last week, by Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran suggests that the Tamil National Alliance (TNA)has a strong point that it wants to convey to those who still persist in not wanting to acknowledge … Continue reading

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