• Asgiriya chapter issues tough statement

    Asgiriya chapter issues tough statement

    Following a meeting of the Karaka Sangha Sabha, the Mahanayake of the Asgiriya Chapter, the Most Venerable Warakagoda Gnanaratana Thera in a strongly worded statement today highlighted concerns about the challenges posed by internal and external conspiracies against Sinhala Buddhists …

  • No-confidence motion against Vigneswaran

    No-confidence motion against Vigneswaran

    21 members of the Northern Provincial Council handed over a no-confidence motion against racist extremist Chief Minister C V Vigneswaran, to Northern Governor on Wednesday. Wigneswaran is a judge who worked over 30 years in Colombo has been transformed to …

  • PM giving into TNA demands – JNC

    PM giving into TNA demands – JNC

    by Harischandra Gunaratna

    Spokesman for the Joint National Committee, Gevindu Kumaratunga yesterday charged that Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe had either fallen for Opposition leader and Tamil National Alliance leader R. Sampanthan’s demand that the Sinhala term for ‘Ekeeya’ (unitary) should …


  • Misreading Geneva in Parliament

    Misreading Geneva in Parliament

    By Courtesy  of The Island

    Making his submission in a long speech at the most recent parliamentary debate on Geneva called by JO leader Dinesh Gunawardene, Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe made a seriously inaccurate interpretation of the Resolution adopted by majority …

  • Retributive justice or restorative justice?

    Retributive justice or restorative justice?

    By Neville Ladduwahetty

     (Courtesy of The Island)


    In general, the two recognized approaches to reconciliation are: Retributive justice and Restorative justice. While retributivejustice involves the perpetrator and the victim, restorative justice involves the perpetrator, the victim, and the