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Reply To Mangala Samaraweera & Sarath De Alwis: Sinhala Tiger Or Smart Patriot?

By Dayan Jayatilleka – I must be doing something right because I have been the subject of critiques from at least three sources in just over a single week. Since I have engaged in a polemic with US-based Hafeel Farisz, I shall limit myself to a brief reply to the other two. One is, incredibly […]

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34th Session Of UNHRC: FM Mangala Samaraweera’s Speech – Full Text

High-Level Segment of the 34th Session of the UN Human Rights Council, Geneva, 28 February 2017: Mr. President High Commissioner for Human Rights/ Madam Deputy High Commissioner Excellencies Distinguished Delegates Ladies and Gentlemen It is an honour for me to be here today at the 34th Session of the UN Human Rights Council which I believe […]

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No Secret Detention Camps Now: FM Mangala Samaraweera

The former Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, is the one who invited the UN Working Group on Enforced and Involuntary Disappearances to visit Sri Lanka, says the Minister of Foreign Affairs Mangala Samaraweera. Responding to a question raised by Member of Parliament Douglas Devananda in parliament on the 3rd of December, the […]

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Mangala Samaraweera’s Kisses Have Gone With The Wind

By H. L. D. Mahindapala – With great fanfare and ballyhoo the Sirisena-Wickremesinghe (Siri-Wicky) government promised that they alone could conquer “the international community” (meaning the big power brokers of the West) which the previous regime of Mahinda Rajapaksa had alienated. This promise to conquer the world and restore Sri Lanka’s position in the world […]

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UN Report Is Well-Balanced And Unbiased: FM Mangala Samaraweera

Sri Lanka would have faced economic sanctions from the US and EU countries if the Rajapaksa regime had been in power today, Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera said addressing both foreign and local media in Colombo yesterday. Speaking for the first time after the release of the much anticipated report of the Office of the High […]

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Rajapaksas Siphon Off 18 Billion Dollars: Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera

“According to some of the people we’ve been working with, they feel that the assets that have been siphoned off from this country by the Rajapaksa family at large may amount to 18 billion dollars” says the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mangala Samaraweera. “In fact, we have done a little better than the Libyans and […]

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Foreign Affairs Minister Mangala Samaraweera’s UNHRC Speech Today: Full Text

Full text of the Statement delivered by Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka and Leader of the Sri Lanka Delegation, at the High Level Segment of the 28th Session of Human Rights Council today. Mr. President High Commissioner for Human Rights/ Madam Deputy High Commissioner Excellencies Distinguished Delegates Ladies and Gentlemen It […]

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WikiLeaks: Mangala Samaraweera Is Openly Homosexual – US Embassy Colombo Informed State Department

“Mangala Saraweera, 47, is a PA/SLFP MP from Matara District in the south. First elected to Parliament in 1989, he was previously the main SLFP organizer for Matara, where his father also served as MP. He was Minister of Posts and Telecommunications in the previous PA government. Samaraweera is another PA hard-liner, who is said to […]

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Mangala Samaraweera Dwells On His ‘Revolutionary Moment’

By Malinda Seneviratne – Meanwhile in a parallel universe called Humility… When the General Secretary of the UNP Tissa Attanayake said that the Government is going to make me a political prisoner a lump materialized in my throat.  For a brief moment I was worried for I have always valued my freedom and I abhor all manner […]

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Mangala “Samayang” Samaraweera Strikes Again! 

By Dayan Jayatilleka – In his speech to the high level segment of the UNHRC session in Geneva, yesterday, Minister of External Affairs Mangala Samaraweera pledged a Third Republican Constitution by our 70th Independence Day (next Feb 4th), declared that “a Referendum is imperative”, opined that 69 years since Independence were “a failed experiment” and […]

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