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“Do Not Give Sri Lanka More Time” – TNA MPs Tell UN

“Do Not Give Sri Lanka More Time” – TNA MPs Tell UN

Some 11 MPs representing the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has appealed to the United Nations against granting an extension of time to the Sri Lankan government to implement the 2015 resolutions. The MPs have signed the appeal to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), requesting the UNHRC to not give the Sri Lankan government […]

මහීපාල ඇන්ඩ් ලිලාන් – සමරේ ඇන්ඩ් සමරේ

තුෂාර වන්නිආරච්චි – පසුගියදා කෑගල්ල ශාන්ත මරියා පාසලේ වසර 150 ක් සපිරීමේ උත්සවයට සහභාගී වී සිටියදී මට අපූරු කතාවක් අසන්නට ලැබිණි. එනම් කෑගල්ල ආසනයේ එක්සත් ජාතික පක්ෂ ප්‍රධාන සංවිධායක ලිලාන් අමරකෝන් මැතිතුමා එම උත්සවය අමතමින් කෑගල්ල දිස්ත්‍රික්කය ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ විරැකියාව ඉහළ අගයක් ගන්නා ප්‍රධාන දිස්ත්‍රික්ක කිහිපයෙන් එකක් බවත් එම දිස්ත්‍රික්කය විරැකියාව අතින් දෙවැනි වන්නේ කිලිනොච්චි […]

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Smart Patriotism: Outlining A Doctrine For Sri Lanka In The World

By Dayan Jayatilleka – As the Daily FT reported (Monday, March 6th 2017), the annual convention of the Voice of Professionals, better known by its Sinhala brand-name Viyath Maga, was an unprecedentedly successful event: “…a packed audience at the Annual Convention of the Viyath Maga… a network of academics, professionals and entrepreneurs, was held on […]

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The Politics Of Foreign Judges in The Geneva Process 

By Jehan Perera – The weekend after the opening session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, I went to the public library to exchange books. While standing in line to return the borrowed books, I was approached by one of the other library members standing in line. He had seen me on television […]

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A Portrait Of A False Revolution

By Uditha Devapriya – Professor Kumar David in an article titled “Centenary of the February Revolution in Russia” tries to draw parallels between the Leninist coup and Maithripala Sirisena’s election. His point of comparison itself is flawed, but for now let’s give him the benefit of the doubt. What compels my attention isn’t his handling […]

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ABC Of Trumponomics: Can It Make The US A Great Nation?

By W. A Wijewardena – Addressing a joint session of the Congress US President Donald J. Trump outlined his economic philosophy – known as Trumponomics – to a joint session of the Congress last week. He received a standing ovation, sentence after sentence, initiated by his own Vice President and House Speaker and followed soon […]

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