Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Commentary

Why is EU Funded Foundation for Human Rights South Africa administering Yasmin Sooka’s ITJP against Sri Lanka?

Shenali D Waduge We seek clarification from the EU, South Africa & the Government of Sri Lanka. In 1996,...

Chinese Communist Party turns 100: China’s progress from 1921-2021

The Chinese Communist Party may not be on the list of the oldest political parties in the world but with 90million members...

We shall overcome: The migrant’s dream is a nightmare

By Rajpal Abenayake Sri Lankans were told go West, and they went. It was a part of the world...

Follow Singapore and avoid an economic hit-job

Singapore’s total relaxation of Covid rules and the country’s bid to consider the disease as nothing more than a flu is an...

Organic path to ‘heal our nation’

BY KATHYA DE SILVA SENARATH Chanaka Kurera’s journey to become the owner of a thriving business has been no...

The West’s failure to understand the CPC

By Martin Jacques The Communist Party of China (CPC) is like no other party in the world. It requires...

Resolution HRM 413 and Congresswoman Deborah Ross – Part 2

Part 1 - Resolution HRM 413 and Congresswoman Deborah Ross (Continued from last week) BY T.R....

At UN, Aaron Maté debunks OPCW’s Syria lies and confronts US, UK on cover-up

In remarks to the UN Security Council, Aaron Maté of The Grayzone debunks the OPCW’s lies about its Syria cover-up scandal and...

Resolution HRM 413 and Congresswoman Deborah Ross – Part 1

BY T.R. KELLY Hot on the heels of the Genocide Resolution against Sri Lanka passed by the Ontario Legislative...

Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for the Defense of Organized Crime in Nicaragua

Recent remarks by UN Human Rights High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet, make clear she now openly supports organized crime in Nicaragua financed by the United...

Prez acknowledges difficulties, vows to achieve success

Annual USD 4 bn loan burdenBan on chemical fertiliser imports to remainPromises orderly inoculation driveNew Covid-19 variants pose grave dangerNational security reassuredSome...

Cuba – Survivor of THE blockade

By Thalif Deen When Raul Castro decided to retire, both as leader of Cuba and head of the Communist...

Covid-19 and the ‘science’ of the wizards

By Malinda Seneviratne Dr. Diyanath Samarasinghe, speaking on ‘How the profession can help us balance work and life...

Justice for all under PTA revisions

Minister agrees to speedy action for detainees:National Security won’t be compromised: Justice Minister Ali Sabry, PC, said that...

Covid and the folly of throwing science at everything

Industrialized developed societies rely on science and technology and follow a predictive model in running their nations. In this country, some experts...

Selling death online

Last week Sri Lankan health experts defeated something that should be defeated on behalf of all women, children, elderly and the sick in Sri Lanka. That is stopping the efforts made to sell liquor online. What health experts defeated was a type of ‘tsunami’ which was about to destroy the lives of these social categories imprisoned inside their houses. There is no escape for them because of travel restrictions.

What has happened to our resplendent island Sri Lanka?

From being proudly called the Granary of the East, from manufacturing massive ships to kings round the world, from commanding respect even...

EU Parliament and threats to withdraw GSP+ concessions

Similar warnings to Philippines and Pakistan yet to be implemented By Sugeeswara Senadhira Sri Lanka is...

The many failures of the G7

Anti-poverty groups, climate campaigners, and public health experts reacted with outrage and howls of disappointment on Sunday after the G7 leaders who...

Forced sterilizations of Indigenous women: One more act of genocide

Last fall, a group of Indigenous women in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan brought a class-action suit against the Saskatoon Health Authority....

Canada’s Blind Spot on Recognizing Genocide

The recent discovery of hundreds of Indigenous child remains puts a focus on whether the government should acknowledge its past.

Canada slips and slides on genocide

By Malinda Seneviratne In an ideal world, or a flat world if you will (where liberty, equality and fraternity...

Will large, liberal Canada oblige?

The issue regarding a separate homeland for the Tamils of the world has evoked considerable interest over the past 70 years or...

Canada excoriated as racist failure during farewell speeches by departing MPs

Canada was excoriated as a racist, hypocritical failure Tuesday as MPs who don’t intend to seek re-election said their official farewells to...

Poverty Reduction: Lessons from China

Earlier this year, China declared the eradication of extreme poverty. For anyone trying to assess what it means to the country and...

Must Read

Tamil violence boomeranged on Tamils – Part II

Part I - The Jaffna U-turn from liberalism to communalism BY H. L. D. MAHINDAPALA

Finance Minister and the education orthodoxy

BY RAJPAL ABEYNAYAKE The teachers are on strike. They have raised some issues about didacticism — are the elders...

July 1983 Riots : Sinhalese still waiting 38 years to be thanked for saving Tamils

For thirty eight years there has been little or no mention and complete silence in acknowledging the fact that scores of Sinhalese...

Non-LTTE Tamils/Diaspora vs LTTE-Tamils/Diaspora

While all LTTE were Tamils but all Tamils are not LTTE, it is important to also differentiate who are the non-LTTE Tamils...