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  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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

  • 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 …