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  • The Thirteenth Amendment

    The Thirteenth Amendment

    Jana. M. Jananayakam
    (Courtesy of The Sunday Island)

    The Indo-Sri Lanka Peace Accord was signed in Colombo on July 29, 1987, between Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and Sri Lankan President J. R. Jayewardene. The accord was expected to resolve …



  • ERASING THE EELAM VICTORY Part  11 D

    ERASING THE EELAM VICTORY Part 11 D

    Military personnel, stationed in the North, are often perplexed when told that their continued presence is objectionable to the local population. Their experience is different. When they ask the people about their presence, the answer they receive is a positive …






  • That Swiss ”Third Person Note”

    That Swiss ”Third Person Note”

    By Sena Thoradeniya
    (Courtesy of The Island)

    The diplomatic note simultaneously released recently by the Embassy of Switzerland in Sri Lanka on Garnier Banister Francis’ alleged abduction raises more issues than what it attempts to resolve.

    The note says “excellent …