Pro-LTTE Anti-Sri Lankan to Constitutional Council?
Unconfirmed sources are reporting that a pro-LTTE Tamil terrorists and Anti-Sri Lankan Tamil individual, Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu is being nominated to the Constitutional Council to represent the NGOs by his foreign funded NGOs operating in Sri Lanka. Paikiasothy is the self-proclaimed Executive Director of the foreign funded anti-Sri Lankan Security NGO called Centre for Policy Alternative.
Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu was to be nominated as a civil society representative on the Constitutional Council. Hover ever, majority Sri Lankans are opposing to his nomination. Further, the Joint Opposition has threatened to oppose the nomination at the parliament if his name was proposed by the pro-LTTE Tamil terrorist elements.
Paikisothy Saravanamuttu, the Executive Director of the Centre for Policy Alternatives, since its inception, is well known for his activities to legitimise the LTTE terrorism and its terrorism prior to 2009 and since then justifying war crime charges against our security forces.
Paikiasothy, in his media releases and writings always preached LTTE racism as nationalism and attempted to justify its terrorism and while calling for “internal self-determination ” and “federal” form of government assuring access to resources and financial autonomy for any structure agreed upon for the north and east. “The political structure that can accommodate the above as the aspirations of the people of our island, will have to be federal. Whether we call it federal or not and there still is stiff resistance to doing so, the state of the future will have to be federal in nature, if the country is to be united and at peace”. www.tamilcanadian.com
While attempting to cover-up the LTTE terror campaign, Paikiasothy on many occasions called foreign countries , including India, to pressurize the government, but not the LTTE. “What New Delhi could do is increase international pressure and can try to cut off existing non-lethal military assistance to seek a political settlement,’’ he once told IPS.
As reported in Tamilnet on 24 May 2007, he characterized Sri Lanka as “the worst place in the world for civilians and stressed the need to negotiate with the LTTE, and the merger of the North-East,” in Washington while sighting ‘a Role for the United States Government’ .
CPA conducted seminars, lectures, workshops under the pretext of ‘Peace’ throughout the LTTE terror period to convince (unsuccessfully) the people that the LTTE is undefeatable and even make use of those activities to frighten them by suggesting the possibilities of R2P (Responsibility to Protect) situation, misinterpreting what was going on in the country at that time. Responsibility to protect by Paikiasothy Sarawanamuttu of CPA is a case in point. www.themorningleader.lk
Following are the related writing about anti-Sri Lankan works by Paikiasothy;