26 August, 2019

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450 Families Lose Their Homes In Trinco As Rajapaksas’ Woo China

Over 450 families in Trincomalee are to lose their homes as a result of the Rajapaksa regime’s continuous wooing of the Chinese to remain in their good books.

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The Australian media establishment ‘Green Left Weekly’ in an article on Monday has revealed that President Rajapaksa during his recent visit to China had signed an agreement to hand over 1200 acres of land in Trincomalee to the Chinese on a long term lease for ‘defense-related development’.

The land that has been promised to be given over to the Chinese is said to be occupied by temples, mosques, schools and houses and the majority among the 450 families who are affected are said to be Tamil speaking Muslims.

Several similar land transfers have been made to China recently by the Rajapaksa regime in a bid to curry favour with the Chinese government. Some 198-acres of land in Gampaha has been promised to a Chinese company in order to settle their losses in constructing the expressway under the build-operate-transfer scheme and another large land area has been promised to the Chinese in return for constructing a dam to prevent coastal erosion along Colombo South Port to Moratuwa.

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  • 7
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    Well done china.

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    The affected are not Muslims. They are Tamils.

    No Muslims are affected by this. Muslims live on the other side of Trinco.

    At last Rajafucksa has got some brains. Good move boss.

    • 8
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      Rajapaksa got brain in [Edited out] you illiberal, chauvinist moron.
      His head is filled with clay. Who would keep the yellow monkeys in your backyard if you have a head. either the bugger is unbelievably dumb or gone mad seriously.
      This [Edited out] must be stopped right here.

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        MR has little choice most of the loans taken had easy terms for the first 3-5 years and now that’s coming to an end. The revenue generated by the country is not sufficient to service the debt and run this incompetent govt. Its current choice is to go into more debt which will not go well in the market due to the current state of the country, or start liquidating assets. If not for UNP putting the break on the last sale in Col which the govt converted to a lease this would have been and outright sale.

    • 1
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      Everyone on this forum other than you know how stupid you are. I don’t think you need to advertise.

      • 0
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        Burt- dont insult the intelligence of Fathima Fukushima aka Tamodaya aka Lorenzo of LW
        refer to Lorenzo post of 13 April 2013 at LW
        quote-

        Lorenzo Says:
        April 13th, 2013 at 4:37 pm
        “Surely, any true Sinhala Buddhist with a decent IQ level will realize by observing the behavior of this BBS gang that it is undoubtedly against Buddhism and Sinhalese.”

        This shows the foolishness of this persons, unfortunately. Empty vessels makes the most sound!

        I HATE to tell this because I’m NOT so low. But since IQ was dragged, let me tell you I with a membership of an elite IQ society (MORE restrictive than Mensa which I think anyone can get in) tell you that BBS is the ONLY REAL protector of Sinhala and Buddhists interests in SL.
        -end quote

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      Yes, those affected are Tamil speaking Muslims. Muslims don’t live only on one side of Kottiyar Bay in Periya Kinniya but also in ‘Akkarai’, meaning ‘other side’ which includes areas where Muslims live like ‘Karumalaiuttru’.

  • 7
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    Interestingly India is now almost completely out of the equation.

    Had Indira Gandhi not been killed the history of Sri Lanka will be different from what it is now. She would never have allowed the Chinese to take a foothold on Sri Lanka. Perhaps the LTTE would be in control of Eelam now.

    Contrary to such a scenario we have the Rajapaksa familiocracy ruling the roost with rampant corruption and horrendous misrule with China as the main benificiary.

    I wonder which outcome is better for the people?

    • 0
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      When the going gets garnished.

      The chinese belch fart and retreat as at Sudan.

      Modi has no sharped phallus he has not read tear and smile- the phallus.

      • 0
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        Excuse me, but you are expected to post comments only in English!

    • 1
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      BBS Rep,
      ‘Had Indira Gandhi not been killed the history of Sri Lanka will be different’
      I wonder if at least now people here understand that Rajiv Gandhi was killed by the Americans using the LTTE, to have a puppet as Manamohan Singh and now a Tea boy N. Modi as the PM of India. See how another non pod has been elected as the PM of Indonesia, just like how MR was elected here in 2005 using VP’s help by deceiving VP, again by the Americans. It is because the Americans were behind MR that he was enabled to lure VP to be killed with his cadre. Thereafter the theatrics displayed by the US of how MR is berated but no action taken other than castigating him with all kinds of threats. That is all and time is allowed to pass expecting the masses to forget. Just wait and see how the US will accommodate Gota as the Military ruler very soon.

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      BBS Rep,
      ‘Had Indira Gandhi not been killed the history of Sri Lanka will be different’
      I wonder if at least now people here understand that Rajiv Gandhi was killed by the Americans using the LTTE, to have a puppet as Manamohan Singh and now a Tea boy N. Modi as the PM of India. See how another non pod has been elected as the PM of Indonesia, just like how MR was elected here in 2005 using VP’s help by deceiving VP, again by the Americans. It is because the Americans were behind MR that he was enabled to lure VP to be killed with his cadre. Thereafter the theatrics displayed by the US of how MR is berated but no action taken other than castigating him with all kinds of threats. That is all and time is allowed to pass expecting the masses to forget. Just wait and see how the US will accommodate Gota as the Military ruler very soon.
      Today the Indians will have to dance to the American tune as India is totally under their thumb as the country has the Corrupt at the helm thanks to the Americans. The Americans are feeding the Chinese to have a balance of power in the region and India can do sweet nothing.

  • 14
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    The tears and the curses of those poor de-housed in Slave Island – and now in Trinco and in many areas of the North earlier will eventually come to haunt Mahinda Rajapakse and his brothers. Is there no human feeling in these brutes.

    Hooker

  • 4
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    Chinese are smart……I agree.

    Who are the losers here……. Srilanka, India or US?

    :-)

    • 0
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      Listening Who Is Who Is??

      Diego Garcia is the gift sold.

      Today the most sophisticated nuclear base.

      So add this to Maldives the rich tourist and the sex/drug tourist lankian.

    • 1
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      Losers here are Tamils.

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        Machan Jimmy I just can’t understand why all these people are crying for 450 Families. Our Hon.President and his brother never worried about more than 40,000 Tamils killed in the north. Also Machan Jimmy he never bothered about the our own guys killed in Rathupaswella, Hanwella, Halawatha and Katunayaka. You remember Jimmy Recent Aluthgama Incident? 3 Muslim guys killed and some 180 properties were burned. All what our Prez said was it was minor incident and not worthy to appoint a commission even.

        Our Boss is treating everybody equivalently irrespective of their ethnicity except for his family members, relatives and henchman’s.

        We shall praise our Hon. President until he take our small Lands by force to sell to China and at that time all what we have say is “Keliya neda thappetama”

  • 3
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    Well done china, its pay back time.

  • 5
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    G.L. Peiris will now say no decision
    has been taken to give the land in
    Trincomalee.Bare faced liars!!!

    • 0
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      International Real estate is permitted. It is not freehold for ever and ever.

      Chinese billionaire wanted to buy Larger portion of iceland because the environmental farce that ice is melting; somali terror on the seas and cheaper for east west navigation- the first know democracy refused the sale.
      The ice has only grown the very next year.

      Chinese loans are short term on collateral compared to WB/IMF and devaluation etc.

      if they dont make arms there someone else is going to make. Height of non alignment with president nassar licking muslims of lanka- When your loving mathine sold the gift given to lanka by brahmin Indira for $25k(diego garcia) to Uk every one behaved like a wimp Today its the most sophisticated nuclear city base USA.While mathinee took all our lands and homes saying we have much too much and drove away sterling companies.

      When you turn your backside to the rest of the world when you pray 5 times because your god is not omni present then it draws a Phew!! but oil comes out with no patent right- keep praying my boy. good luck

      Happily Agnostic.

    • 1
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      BTW- Iceland move
      The Chinese business immediately purchased `brand` `product` the very best in germany eg pumps best in the world and have retained the proud for what they achieve workforce.Their main investment is now in Germany which drives Europe
      and in return Germany has invested in China with their TT robo that does wonders in the auto industry.

      If one does not do another does – thats human nature of survival.
      eg if UK does not sell arms then france or italy would sell EU product.

  • 7
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    dont worry K A Sumanasekera (LEELA) will provide them alternative housing from his personal funds assisted by Jim Soflty

    as real estate is something dear to K A Sumanasekera

  • 7
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    Wow, it would have been better to part with Eelam than give this land to the Chinese.

    We are soon to become another Tibet. We will be off setting our governments borrowings by handing over our motherland to these evil Chinese. Kudos to the government and the so called brains trust.

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    It is like SL promoting herself as the tart in demand, spreading her legs to India, China and whoever else interested in screwing her people by willing to pay the right price. Complete disregard for its citizenry living peacefully in those lands, simply expecting them to disappear or get turned into refugees overnight. I mean what good does it do to our country, what benefit to its people? What advantage do we gain from a ‘defence related’ development to China, of all countries. What is there so common between our two nations? A lot of questions to answer, let aside the impact on those who will get displaced. I am sure this is going to irk a few countries, who will want to put a stop to Chinese expansionism.

    I guess it all boils down to money. She needs lots of it, massive amounts of it to splurge on elections and fattening ill-gotten wealth of the regime family. Probably, now its India’s turn to offer something to get an area of the opposite side on the West coast, for something like ship building yard to sort of maintain a sense of equilibrium.

    Sheer heights of madness.

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      Marwan

      “It is like SL promoting herself as the tart in demand, spreading her legs to India, China and whoever else interested in screwing her people by willing to pay the right price.”

      Actually Sri Lanka under Sinhala/Buddhist never stop being international prostitute. Whoever passed these shores happily groped islanders. It continues to this day.

      The rulers of this island love being groped and then raped by the foreigners. Foreigners are invited to do so on a regular basis. All because rulers believe this island exclusively belongs to the Sinhala/Buddhists.

      • 4
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        Exactly, and where are the Weerawansas, Gnaanasaaras and Champikas who are/were the champions of protecting the country from foreign intrusions. Surely they should have something to shout about when it has all the signs of affecting their Sinhala Buddhist cultures.

        Very soon we may even see more Chinese mix of children growing up in those areas, which could become more noticeable than our own kind. Perhaps even a demand to learn their Chinese language to get jobs to survive in those areas. No wild animals will be spared as they (Chinese) will eat anything. Everything is game (no pun intended). Ultimately, due to MR’s poor foresight and unchallenged Executive power, it will be difficult to ask them to leave as they will only want to assert their rights by tightening their grip to safeguard their own interests, which is to hold on to a well positioned strategic outpost to serve their own interests of domination. The writing is on the wall.

  • 3
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    Sili lonka vely vely gud. we take lincomalee and give
    good fried lice and beaufitufl girls.

  • 10
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    450 families losing their home….20million Sri Lankans on the way to losing their country

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    The land in question is allegedly for a public project. The landowners will be compensated in the usual manner, taking into account the value of the land registered at the Land Registry by the owners, or their neighbours. The problem is that the registered value is far below the market value, and I am sure I do not have to explain why this is.

    The best hope is to be granted another piece of similar land in a similar location, but this is unlikely to happen. The lengths people go to, to hide income and pay minimal tax has it’s disadvantages.

    • 4
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      Why can’t MR offer Mattala Airport to the Chinese, which hardly sees any international airlines touching down since its opening. And then offer the adjoining harbor to India (if they want it) as a commercial hub to service their own ships. In this way, their allegiances to both nations are balanced. Rather than usurping and displacing poor people from what little land and homes they own, and foisting grief and terror on them in unimaginable proportions, just to please a foreign power whose main aim is war domination, through supporting its ‘string of pearls’ project.

  • 3
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    Sri Lankan government playing with live, and playing with fire.

    The rajapaksa’s love affair with China and Israel, will bring nothing but trouble for the entire country.

    They are no match for these devious countries.

  • 1
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    RAJAFUKSAS greedy uneducated CHINEESE DICK SUKIN DESTRYOING THE CULTURE AND WHOLE OF SRI LANKA. we are gonna get butt fkd by INDIANs.

  • 1
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    Why is the opposition keeping thier damn mouth shut?

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    RAJAVASSAS SHOULD [Edited out]

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    UART – you asked an important question – Why the UNP is
    keeping quiet.

    Have you ever seen or heard Ranil Wickremasinghe the
    Opposition Leader speaking against the Rajapaksas on
    anything.

    He is still beating the dead donkey – the casino issue
    to avoid making any direct references.

    This is another reason why he is in cahoots with Mahinda
    Rajapaksa. See the picture in the Financial times (local
    paper) today. The cat is out of the bag.

  • 0
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    This time around the Trojan Horse is made in China,
    There is a famous Latin Quote.
    Timeo Danos et Donna Ferrentes meaning,I fear the Greeks even when bringing Gifts.
    This will fit the Chinese like a Glove.

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