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  • JO writes to Speaker on OMP Bill’s Inconsistency

    JO writes to Speaker on OMP Bill’s Inconsistency

    The Joint Opposition, JO  has written to Speaker of the parliament, Mr. Karu Jayasooriya  on the matter of Office of Missing Person, OMP  Bill’s inconsistency with constitution  and standing orders. The very controversial Bill, widely drafted to frame the War …


  • Government Minister and Americans Discriminate Sinhala

    Government Minister and Americans Discriminate Sinhala

    A high profile state function attended by Americans, US army officers, US Ambassador, Government Ministers, Pro-LTTE TNA MPs and high ranking security forces officers had ignorance to discriminate Sinhala language in Jaffna.

    Jaffna Army Commander and others government officials had




  • JHU joined with Pro-LTTE TNA to hail OMP Act

    JHU joined with Pro-LTTE TNA to hail OMP Act

    One-time nationalistic political party formed with Sinhala Buddhists, the Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) hailed the passage of the Office of Missing Persons (OMP) Bill in the Parliament on Friday.  JHU said that the Act could be used to find out the


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  • War Crimes By Indians – IPKF

    War Crimes By Indians – IPKF

    By Dr. T. Somasekaram

    (Source: Sooriyan – March 21, 2004)
    I was shocked, saddened and angered when I read the news item on 17 March 2004 in Sri Lanka Media, that a memorial is to be erected in Colombo for …



  • Pandering to western imperialists

    Pandering to western imperialists

    (Courtesy of The Sunday Times)

    For the past few days I have been musing about the great Anagarika Dharmapala, whose 152nd birth anniversary falls on the 17th of next month.  Quite apart from the invaluable service Anagarika did with regard to reviving …


  • Foreign Policy and self-imposed non-negotiability

    Foreign Policy and self-imposed non-negotiability

    By Malinda Seneviratne

    Small nations typically do not have much by way of bargaining power vis-à-vis powerful nations; ‘small’ meaning economically and militarily weak rather than land size. Weak, however, does not mean helpless. Indeed there are very few if …