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  • Maithripala Wants Ranil to Step Down

    Maithripala Wants Ranil to Step Down

    The prevailing political relationship between federalists Sirisena and pro-minority Ranil  has come under heavy strain lately due to the on going Presidential commission of Inquiry into the alleged Treasury Bonds Scam.

    Wickremesinghe who has already submitted replies in the


  • MR complains of conspiracy

    MR complains of conspiracy

    (Courtesy of The Island)

    The UNP, the TNA, the SLFP and the JVP were engaged in a ‘constitutional conspiracy’, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa told Constitutional Assembly yesterday.

    Participating in the debate on the interim report of the steering committee of …



  • On-Line Petition Against Separatist Federal Constitution

    On-Line Petition Against Separatist Federal Constitution

    Global Sri Lankan Forum, GSLF has launched an “On-line Petition” against the separatists federal constitution proposed by pro-minority Yahapalana government.

    GSLF aims to collect 100,000 signatures and submit it to HE the President, Prime Minister, former President Mahinda Rajapaksha and …


  • COMPLEXITIES OF THE DRAFT CONSTITUTION

    COMPLEXITIES OF THE DRAFT CONSTITUTION

    BY RAVI LADDUWAHETTY

    We, the people, are the rightful masters of both the Congress and the Courts., not to overthrow the Constitution, but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution. Don’t interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must …


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  • Geneva commitments and President’s role

    Geneva commitments and President’s role

    (Courtesy of The Island)

    As per a news item in The Island dated 15 Nov 2017, under the title “Cabinet spokesman provoked by query on govt. response to Naseby move” Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera has said that the statement made by …


  • Prez rattled by denial of visas to Army <br />War crimes

    Prez rattled by denial of visas to Army
    War crimes

    (Courtesy of The Island)

    President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Maithripala Sirisena, has explained his position pertaining to post-war accountability issues and alleged attempts made by his opponents to exploit the situation at the expense of political stability.

    It …



  • Island Editorial: Guilty by suspicion

    Island Editorial: Guilty by suspicion

    (Courtesy of The Island)

    The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is apparently wasting its time and money on its campaign to have a hybrid war crimes tribunal set up in this country. For, UN expert and South African human rights …