Monthly Archives: September 2013


THe Government must respond positively to issues raised during Navi Pillay’s visit

The recently concluded visit to Sri Lanka of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navanethem Pillay was in pursuance of two resolutions of the UN Human Rights Council in relation to serious human rights problems in the country. The visit enabled the Commissioner to see the country situation at first hand without having to rely […]

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By Dr. Jehan Perera | Published on September 2, 2013 at 5:37 pm

The Sihalaramaya Syndrome

“…superficial unity, which is the result of the denial or the sacrifice of differences”.
Tagore (The One Nationalist Party)
The regime reverted to business-as-usual literally on the day Navi Pillay left Sri Lanka.
The first salvo of lies against the UN High Commissioner Human Rights was fired, predictably, by
the state-owned Sunday Observer: “UNHRC chief Navi Pillay’s request to […]

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By Tisaranee Gunasekara | Published on September 1, 2013 at 10:47 pm

I have a dream…

“In the process of gaining our rightful place we must not be guilty of wrongful deeds. Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred.”
~Martin Luther King Jr.
Fifty years ago, on August 28, 1963, Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., the uncrowned king of the African-American […]

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By Vishnuguptha | Published on September 1, 2013 at 8:37 am


Opinion

THe Government must respond positively to issues raised during Navi Pillay’s visit

The recently concluded visit to Sri Lanka of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navanethem Pillay was in pursuance of two resolutions of the UN ...

Issues

President Rajapaksa

The Sihalaramaya Syndrome

“…superficial unity, which is the result of the denial or the sacrifice of differences”. Tagore (The One Nationalist Party) The regime reverted to business-as-usual literally on the ...

Issues

I have a dream…

“In the process of gaining our rightful place we must not be guilty of wrongful deeds. Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for ...