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  • UNHRC and its resolutions on Sri Lanka

    UNHRC and its resolutions on Sri Lanka

    By Neville Ladduwahetty Although the separatist armed conflict ended in May 2009, the first UNHRC Resolution on “Promoting reconciliation and accountability in Sri Lanka” was in April 2012. This was followed by Resolutions in March 2013; March 2014 and September..


  • Double Stands of Australians – Guilty by suspicion

    Double Stands of Australians – Guilty by suspicion

    http://www.island.lk/index. php?page_cat=news-section& page=news-section&code_title= 55 Australia has denied Maj. Gen. Chagie Gallege a visa, as we reported yesterday, though it now claims his application, which was submitted in September, 2016, is still under assessment. It has cited, as the reason for..




  • Is UNHRC another LTTE terrorist-front?

    Is UNHRC another LTTE terrorist-front?

     Shenali D Waduge When organizations and individuals banned as LTTE fronts in particular those that openly provided material support to the LTTE over the years and have unabashedly commenced websites seeking donations and support to create the very Eelam that..



  • An Ancient Island in Dire Peril

    An Ancient Island in Dire Peril

    R Chandrasoma Ancient Sri Lanka paid heavily for its misfortune in being very close to that politico-geographic behemoth called India. Indeed, the history of our land is – broadly speaking – coterminous with our encounters with our dangerous neighbour. The..



  • The politics of script-flipping

    The politics of script-flipping

    By Malinda Seneviratne Not too long ago, there was a call for an international inquiry into allegations of war crimes. The call came from both within the country and without. From within it was the usual suspects, the rights-fixated NGOs..