Tuesday, August 3, 2021

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It’s the season of condescension

Come January and sometimes even late December, we notice an outpouring of ‘concern’ for Sri Lanka. There are countries, which were to...

Facing the Geneva challenge

“International politics is never about democracy and human rights. It’s about the interests of states. Remember that, no matter what you are...

Government by, for and with the UNHRC or the people?

By Malinda Seneviratne Last week we wrote that it’s time for the Geneva Circus and that it would come...

Post-conflict Sri Lanka: Blessed are the children, for they will not be snatched

By Malinda Seneviratne These are days of self-righteous chest-beating and bleeding-heart humanitarianism about the plight of Tamils in Sri...

Justice for Sri Lanka @ UNHRC 46

To: The United Nations and its Member States Re: Take Impartial Action against Terrorists and Supporters

Sectoral Oversight Committee Report on National Security gathering dust!

The Easter Sunday attack was a clear indictment on the then government’s shortsightedness on national security issues....

A child by any other name would smell as sweet

A book dedicated to all our children in times of terrorism. Children with and children without names. Children remembered and children forgotten....

COVID-19: THE THURSDAY REPORT (November 27, 2020)

The after-shocks of ‘Peliyagoda’ continue to be felt. As of today, a total 21,468 cases have been reported in Sri Lanka. There...

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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...