23 September, 2018

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Anti-Muslim Assaults In Teldeniya: Kandy Under Curfew, Police On Alert As BBS Shows Up

The arrival of Buddhist monk Galagoda Atte Gnanasara of Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) and Dan Priyasath who calls himself ‘Savior of the Sinhalese’ to pay last respects to a Sinhala man who succumbed to injuries sustained when beaten up by a group of Muslims has raised fears of imminent communal clashes in Teldeniya and other places in the Kandy District.

Sudarshana Gunawardena, Director General, Department of Government Information, told Colombo Telegraph that a curfew was imposed in the Kandy District and the Police put on alert to ensure that the enforcement of the law proceeds without hindrance and the situation does not spiral into an inter-communal conflagration.

“The Government appeals to all parties and especially the general public to act with responsibility and remain calm. The suspects have been arrested and the law will take its course,” Gunawardena said.

It is reported that a Hartal was declared in Digana, Teldeniya, Udispattuwa and Medamahanuwara protesting the attack. The Police and STF were deployed to bring the situation under control after twp shops in Moragahamulla were set on fire by angry mobs. Twenty-four people suspected of involvement in these acts of violence have been arrested by the Teldeniya police so far.

The victim, M.G. Kumarasinghe (41), a resident of Ambala in Medamahanuwara, had been undergoing treatment for a week at the Kandy Teaching Hospital after the assault and succumbed to his injuries last night.

The altercation had taken place allegedly when a group of men, later identified as Muslims, had been angered due to the victim not allowing them to overtake his vehicle. Another version has the victim accidentally hitting the side mirror of the vehicle in which the assailants were travelling but had not stopped to sort the matter out.

There is no evidence whatsoever that the assault was racially motivated. The assailants, all residents of Ambagahalanda, Digana were arrested by the police while a three-wheeler was also taken into custody.

Gnanasar and Priyasath, both representing extremist groups, are currently on bail over cases where they are accused of inciting communal violence against the Muslim community. Gnanasara Thero and the BBS, in particular, played a leading and violent role in the Aluthgama riots a few years ago.

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    Jim softy the dimwit

    “So many talking for the rights of the Muslim killers and no one is talking about the Dead Sinhala man’s human rights.”

    Good point.
    Are you suggesting people should stop talking about the human rights of Muslims, Tamils, Christians, Hindus, ………………………. you expect people to just talk about human rights of Sinhalese.
    Good idea.
    Isn’t it what you have been talking about and you regularly elect governments to talk about them?
    I don’t understand your demand.

    Are you saying/demanding the Muslim victims should talk about human rights of the Sinhala/Buddhist thugs?

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      Human rights are for muslims only. Supreme muslims against rest. Sinhalese don’t even have their birth right. Terrorist Islamists try to keep sinhalese with chains like slaves. You can’t enslave a nation like this. Could u keep Armanians with chains forever? Muslims must respect Sinhalese national rights in their own country as muslims protect thir national rights in Pakistan or malaysia or Palestine. one law for Muslims one law for non muslims? This is sharia oppression. Dhimmitude. Do u think these inhuman islamists deserve human rights? Stop killing Christian middleast.

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        What you say is exactly what is said by Extreme British nationalist against us. Even though i am a catholic christian,Extreme British Nationalist abuse me believing that i am muslim. There is not a single shred, not an Iota of evidence to support your assertions:totally. Muslims are animals like Christians and every other human on the planet and Buddah said that we must respect all life and non life. Violence ceases not by violence but by peace and love.

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        Muslims protect their rights in Palestine? I hope you’re not kidding!

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      Latest and very reliable news. This riots was planned ahead and they had organized racist groups from different areas and each group given their target places. This lorry driver was not actually killed by Muslim but they have had an argument and he was pushed hard so he fell and got injured. He had gone to the police and lodged a complaint. The racist and the police found this man was good scapegoat, had beaten him thoroughly to make sure he will die and had put him in the hospital where he died. Immediately after he died, his death was spread in Facebook. Racist monk visited the funeral and instigated violence. Those two Muslim who pushed him were young boys. Facebook messages of racist discussing how they beaten the driver to death to put the blame on Muslim youth were tracked and available in the facebook. These racist Sinhalese bastard killed their own Sinhalese man to create riots. Now the CID is sent and hope they will bring this to light to punish those racist.

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        You are just making this up.

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        Dont try to make fake story.just keep your imagination by yourself .i have witnessed the real situiation which was taken place in Theldeniya.at the begening it was ajust a fight and later it became a huge one due to the inaction of the government .government favour muslims than the law and order in the country .they try to hide all the wrong things just sake of few votes .i say totaly government should responsible for this anti-muslim fights .every citizen in this counrty should respect law and order it shouldn’t be favoured according to the political advantages.all the politicains should responsible for this kind of stuff.if there is a law and order we can wish for a peaceful country.another thing we should not mixed up the religion and race.every one who live on this land are the sons and daughters of one mother.

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      Please try to be logical in this so called developed world.each and every individual weather he is Sinhalese Muslim tamil or Christian they have their fundamental rights.the right to live,right to have properties or wealth,right of respectness and so
      on.
      according to this incident if those four muslim youths have done the crime of murder those four are responsible.whole Muslim community cannot for that.but attack on Muslims had resulted in murder of another muslim boy named Abdul basith.so what’s the justice for this.this happened becoz the anti Muslim mobs took the law in to their hands.so what I’m saying all these mobs should be given the same punishment for murder and extra punishment for looting Muslims property for individual related matter

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    I hope Sinhala Christians are not involved in these riots.It is better for Christian churches to mention this.This is a Buddhist /Muslim riot.
    I also hope all churches will give refuge to displaced Muslims.I remember in 1983 it was the churches and Christian schools that opened their doors to take in hundreds of refugees.

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      Y R OK.BUT BUDDHIST WORD READ AS SINHALESE.

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      There is no other way, Ghansasara should go.
      By any means, he should not be there.
      He has created all the harm to this nation than any smidgen of good.
      This man has gone to mad whenever he thinks he is suffering from blood thirsty.
      But following day the abusive mouth will come with kavibana, so that he thinks it can keep like hidden fire under the ashes.
      Hatred will never bring a healing extremists dominated folks.

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      Westetn chrisyians killed millions of sinhalese. portugees general Don juan take sihala baby’s then hold his sword ask sinhala mothers to convert to christian. They refused. So general Don Juan throw each 100s babys up then hold his sword to falling babys. Its a tragidy to see Sinhalese christians aganst their own blood then teaming with muslims to prosecute sinhalese. Zionists Christians think twice before teaming with muslims to wipe Buddhists.

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        You donkey Fernando, if Portuguese killed millions of Sinhalese how come Sinhalese existing today. Are defending the racist Sinhalese?

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          I am a sinhalese. Sinhalese have Islamic racism. Musl ims try to anialate their culture steal this lands poison their kids dump tons of drugs on youth bulldoze thousand years old heritage build illegal racist Muslim only colonies . disrespect their religion. Monks traditiobs.Disr.adpect this women muslimization is the eorstcrime against humanity. First Jews then Christians then Buddhists Hindus Sikhs Africans Greeks eastern Europeans last Burmese now sinhalese. Sad took this people into country as brothers. All their fault. Stupid Sinhalese donkeys .

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            fernando

            Please reread your typing before you upload here.

            “Sinhalese have Islamic racism.”

            Did you mean Sinhalese are suffering from Islamophobia?
            What is new?

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              Brother Native,

              these peopl would never learn it.

              I believe, Rajapakshes are the ones that animate these barbaric monks.

              We had some months we never heard of existence of Gorilla BBS the eunach of the nation.
              But now again, he came up to contralt the facists groups.

              We the folks dominated by extremists would never allow PERMANENT peace inthis lost land.

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            Donkey Fernando a Jew agent paying you or your itching parts getting serviced by them.

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        All religions are accused of murdering people of other religions at one time or other. Why? Because they consider their religion as greater than the other and in that process demean themselves. Is religion really necessary for man to live happily?

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        “Fernando”

        Are you saying your ancestors did this atrocity and you have that blood in your hands? Assuming from your name? 🙂

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        Whatever historians say about what the Portuguese did in the past does not justify propagation false statements about muslims. Muslims pray and prayers are not going help if they are to harm people- muslim or non muslim.

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    These disgusting barbarians [Edited out] Disgusting pariahs of the state call themselves monks? Absolute pigs!!!!!!!!!

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      NegroDravidian respect aryans. You have no power to disrespect Aryans this way

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        Kingco, kiss my arse you damn fool. Aryan my foot!!!!! You little prick you wouldn’t say this to a Tamil in a foreign country, would you? You will get a boot to your face!!!!!

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    BBS is like native Americans against Spanish imperialism. Bbs is resisting Islamic Arab imperialism. But empire always name resistans as criminalor or barbarian. That’s injustice. Bbs is asking for justice. Stopislamization of native home land of Sinhalese.

    Malcolm X who was also a Muslim told – news papers make you hate the oppressed victims and make you like the opresser. Colombo telegraph make criminalise bbc for elite arab muslim empire. They ignore all the injustice Muslim elites do to poor Sinhalese. Media does not care who are victim. They only care who has more money. When media make you hate someone remember that people you should support

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      So what you did to tamils was really good isnt it? You racist fucker!

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        What Tamils did to Sinhalese? For from elara to prabakaran raping murdering burning kingdoms cities temples you have done a lot crime. Not only us Burma Thailand Malaysia Indonesia bornio sumathra all these nations were invaded massacred raped burned by Tamils . Tamils are invading race a threat to many nations. You never let us live in our own country. You want two homelands Tamil nadu.plus Elam .rebuilding your lost emmpire to take over sauth asia. Fuck Tamil nationalism .

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      Sinhalese have political, population and military power over minorities in Sri Lanka. So how the hell can you claim Sinhalese are like the native Americans and Muslims as Spaniards?

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      Yohan the Pariah, you are a Pariah because you are supporting the Pariah monk. It was your media which exposed his past – a drunkard, womanizer, having a wife in Sweden, got caught for drink driving, abusing the police, agent of foreign anti_Muslim organization funding him – and knowing all these dirty monks and their racist cohorts you are a PARIAH. Very recently a Buddhist monk who had been raping 12 children age 8-12 in Rasnayakepura, Kurunagala was arrested by the police. I think silisena would have told the media not to publish it.

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    Urge the perpetrators and participants of these racially motivated riots to take a step back and reflect upon the bad publicity that Sri Lanka is being subject to. I am not privy to what triggered this unfortunate incident but taking revenge upon unprovoked or provoked incident to this level is beggar’s belief.
    Anybody with a common sense cannot simply put this matter in to the hard basket and forget about as nothing happened. This is not the first time that racially motivated riots have taken place amongst Sinhalese, Tamils and Muslims. The Politicians of all ethnic and religious divide have waited for things to happen and then polarise such incidents in to magnifying proportions for political gains. The public is dragged in to further disharmony and hardship whilst the Media also trivialize for respective ratings. This cannot go on and our politicians should take responsibility and meaningful steps to resolve this once and for all. Tinkering from the edges leaves cracks and creates undue advantage for the opportunists to break in to and cause damage to the structure and to the harmony that we all pursue.
    Violence of any nature should not take place under any circumstance. The Police and the Army should have taken control from the outset and supress any impending damage to property and lives. That is what the public expect from the institutions in maintaining law and order. Whether that happened here at Theldeniya is a matter to be scrutinised.
    It is time that Politicians, Religious leaders, Business leaders, Academics from Universities, Local Councillors, Village Headmen and Social Service Organisations sit together and resolve this ethnic tensions and imbalance and bring to bear the misfits of the society in to line.
    All mishaps have many reasons but the main cause I reckon is the inequality that runs and cut through people’s lives. The rich are getting richer by the day and the poor are being supressed to further poverty.

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      Well said Gamini. Just go through all the comments given by persons of Islamic, Buddhist, Hindu and Christian/Catholic faiths and you will see that there is a small percentage of persons representing the above groups giving comments teeming with hatred and revenge even among us. This is the type of attitude that perpetuate animosity amongst the various communities of which the majority are peace loving persons striving to live in harmony irrespective of their religious beliefs.The majority community, the Sinhala Buddhists comprising around 75% of our population should demonstrate through our government that we need to make our minority muslim (9%) and Tamil hindu (12%) feel safe and at home in Sri Lanka. At the same time the minority communities should return the favour by demonstrating that they wish to live in harmony and tolerance and not creating situations to raise suspicion about their behavior that could be interpreted as hostile, dominating or harmful to the existence of the majority community. The Government and the law enforcement bodies should demonstrate by action that they will carry out the law and order , fairly and justly irrespective of the ethnicity or religious belief of every Sri Lankan citizen. It is also grossly unfair to expect the Sinhala Buddists to identify themselves as Sri Lankans while the Tamil and Muslim communities continue to identify themselves as Tamils and Muslims and not Sri Lankans. We can take a good example from the Indians in this regard! I am proud to say that Sri Lanka is still one of the most tolerant countries in the world because of its Buddhist heritage. I stand to be corrected if I am wrong.Having traveled in most of the so called developed countries I have seen that they are not as tolerant as us and we should be proud of that and maintain it without allowing few disgruntled or selfish individuals or groups of such people , from all communities to destroy our beautiful country with so much development potential.

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    This kind of violence going to balance the present and past government inaction and in favor of the MR gangs to come back to power.

    We heard Ranil Wikramasinghe the Prime Minister of the country did not visit Ampara, after his political party members advise on possible loss of Buddhist extremist vote.

    No political party have any card of showing development to the country, but they have torching and burglary of religious minority communities as a card to distract concentration of the public.

    Unfortunately we as majority communities too do not have power ro resist as we too became feeble within the same system.

    Being a member of majority community, I am helpless and I feel sorry for these innocent people who are being targeted with the implied support of the public bodies that should have protected them.

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    Simple traffic incident
    Muslim mob attacked & killed a sinhalese Sri lankan
    This is not the only such a hate crime by muslim mobs
    The best the Sinhalese could do is, STOP buying from muslim shops
    , businesses.

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      likewise nazi boycott to jew businesses. Arab boycott to Israeli business. BDS movement? If they do why we can’t do?
      But sinhala politicos always go to muslims mony.

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        minority complex much?

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      Jack

      “This is not the only such a hate crime by muslim mobs”

      Please let us have the detailed list of other crimes committed by Muslim mobs?

      The best the Sinhalese could do is, STOP buying from muslim, Tamils, Sinhalese Christians, shops or businesses. .

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    It’s truly sad to hear of this dilemma which has crippled a beautiful country. What people fail to understand is that we are all people of one Island and should live as Sri Lankans and not identify each other by race. This is a simple accident which has turned into racial turmoil. When will people ever learn. The downfall of this country is the root cause of differentiating people by Race, Cast or Creed. This must stop and we must all unite as one and educate those who think otherwise.

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      You can wait … another few decades.

      There are also politicians that fish in muddy waters longing to return to power.

      They are the stimulators of the current turmoil.
      Please never think, that people alone to be blamed on this.
      Be it good or bad, rascals will want to return to power.
      Then only they can hide all the investigations under the carpet and start looting the very same grass eating dominated country again

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    I am sicking tyred of this injustice. Petro dollars always blames Victims.
    Think if a Pakistani sunni muslim driver is killing by 4pakistani Christians. How many Christian villages towns will be burned? How many Christians will killed?,10000? 50000? How many Christian children women will be abused. Think if four Israeli Jewish guys beating a Palestinian terrorist who Try to hurt a Jewish girl? What will muslims do on Facebook sharing that video? What will CNN BBC REport? They say innocent palastian was inhuman attack by evil Jews. But in here they blame the victims. Sinhalese who lost one them. This this the rea injustice. Dishonest media is working for petrol dollers. Disgusting. Remember every empire falls.

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      If a Muslim kill a Sinhalese the police is there to punish him through law. Those two drunkard Muslims were arrested by the police. Why go on rioting by robbing, damaging other Muslims properties. This is the works of mob weerayas and ponnayas of politicians and dirty monks.

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        Ralli Ameen

        At long last you have come to realise the police has a job to do only if the police can be trusted. Good.
        The entire police force is prone to violence and bribery, they are easily swayed by parochially motivated irrational and traditional attitudes.

        I have two questions for you
        1. Where are the Muslim Home Guard who were suppose to protect Muslims?
        2. Where are those people who believe they have converted/graduated
        themselves from being mere Tamil speaking Muslim to Sinhala/Muslims?

        By converting/rebranding oneself to another brand name does not help save ones’ own rights.

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      So you idiot, are you saying that that is right? What a loser

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    “quora.com/What-was-the-role-of-Sri-Lankan-Muslims-in-the-massacres-that-happened-to-Tamils-in-Sri-Lanka”

    Check this site and you will realize its just Karma.

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      Ah, Burt is up to his old tricks again….trying desperately to justify the attacks against innocent Muslims, not involved in the killing of this poor man, by saying they deserve it, because they did not join the LTTE, and fight against the SL government.

      Give it up Burt. You are not convincing anyone here, but your friends.

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        Navin,
        In the hill country i have spoken to tamil estate labourers and a superintendant who identified muslims during the 1983 riots. They said they were among the Sinhala rioters pretending to be Sinhalese.

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    Long fought against Emergency regulations are being deployed again. TNA should oppose this. It it can, it should try to get other opposition MPs support to speak against this in Parliament. Emergency and PTA are death bell to Tamils. Emergency will not be used to control riots, but to torture and carry out on Tamils. Already Muslims attacks on Tamils, related to Degena is going not taken action by police.

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    Gnanasara is not a Buddhist at all. Why he is allowed to be a Buddhist monk is beyond me. There is absolutely no excuse for this kind of behaviour. What have the innocent Muslim population done? Gnanasara and BBS are just a bunch of messed up thugs.
     
    Gnanasara should be in jail for all the crimes he has done just the past few months. Why is he at all let free to poison and instigate more hate crimes? He is a terrorist and should be charged under the terrorism prevention act and imprisoned. If the killing of the Sinhalese man by the Muslim men has anything to do with ethnic tensions, then it is precisely because of people like Gnanasara.
     
    The venom this man spits out against the innocent Muslim people actually makes me want to convert to Islam, just as a protest act to show solidarity towards the Muslims. Actually, mass conversions of Sinhalese Buddhists into Islam would show this Gnanasara how useless his nonsense hate propaganda is, and teach him how worthless his hateful propaganda is.

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    I apologies to the true gentleman Gnanasara for getting his name wrong!

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    This is the brief truth. If you want to believe it or not:

    1. Lorry won’t let 3 wheeler overtake. Three wheeler struggles to get past but hits it side mirror.
    2. Three wheeler cuts off lorry and driver and passengers beat lorry driver.
    3. Lorry driver (beaten up but able to walk) goes to police station to file an entry
    4. The police inform BBS about the races involved. BBS contacts main politicians and formulate action plan. They need a few days to mobilize
    5. The driver somehow ends up in hospital with very serious injuries. At this point it is not clear how he sustained the injuries, however it seems to have been from BBS supporters
    6. The body is kept in Kandy hospital (apparently alive, JMC will find out eventually) until BBS and politician arrange their thugs and transport to wreak havoc from funeral
    7. The STF and police confiscate all Muslim weapons
    8. BBS participates and incites people in the area, however the riots are led by people brought in specifically for that purpose
    9. There is widespread looting of Muslim houses, businesses and mosques, then setting them on fire to hide the looting
    10. Vehicles which Muslims travel in are set on fire

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      Ruwan you are writing 100% the truth. The Sinhalese lorry driver did not die because the drunken Muslim youth attacked him. He had gone to the police and made a complaint. This racist monks and politicians had been planning riots in these areas for months. When the racist police informed the police they took this chance to use the driver as scapegoat and had secretly beaten him and put in the hospital. So the riots started. There is reliable news that the main politician behind this is Champika.

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        If the ‘Muslim’ Youth were Drunk, they could not be ‘Muslim’. True Muslims do not Drink!

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          Following the same logic If Gnanasara (or any person in a saffron coloured robe) is behaving like a thug he cannot be Buddhist!

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    This is just a case where some thugs assaulted an innocent man. Nothing else. Whatever has erupted now is the will of extremists, what they were craving to do.

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    This is just a case where some thugs assaulted an innocent man. Nothing else. Whatever has erupted now is the will of extremists, what they were craving to do. If some sinhalese thugs killed the would situation as such arise?

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    In a week or two all of us will forget the recent incidents in Amparai and Theldenia. Soon we will get back to our usual day to day affairs, until another incident happens somewhere in the country.

    Sri Lanka needs an urgent social transformation. We must re-educate our minds and hearts enabling us to accept each other as we are and appreciate and respect the differences found among ourselves.

    The need of the hour in view of such a change is the formation of a new vision for Sri Lanka which can inspire all national, ethnic and religious groups to pave the way to live in harmony.

    There is a unique contribution that academics and intellectuals in our land have to make in realizing such a dream. They ought to initiate a public discussion with the view of developing a common vision for the country.

    Let many Sri Lankans as possible participate in that discussion and evolve a consensus around a common vision so that we can live by it.

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      Father Iddamalgoda

      Good to see your intelligent comments again – free of racial prejudice, reaching out for peace and unity-centric. What we see, dear Father, is the cumulative effects of the many years of politics of anti-national sick men and women masquerading as “our political leaders” They set one community-religion against the other – to cling to office. From the earlier greed for political power it has, since the advent of the Free Market system in the 1980s, proceeded on to money power. Look at the men physically bloated seated in the front ranks of Parliament and political power. They all started as virtual paupers or relatively poor but today command billions in land and other convertibles. Income Tax laws are not applied to them.They did not accumulated such great wealth via fair means. But setting one against the other through suspicion, hatred and prejudice. These beasts will continue their political game play until the country collapses entirely through the weight of their greed, treachery and crimes against the Nation. It is half-way there.

      Sir, Mother Lanka bleeds through the actions of these fake “heroes”
      They will be made to pay. Karma will have its day (I am not a Christian) The blood of the innocents will not be in vain.

      ADJP

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    Government should have acted much swiftly & firmly to rein in on these racist elements namely Bodu Bala Sena , Mahason balakaya etc. who have clear history of inciting violence for the last so many years against the ethnic & religious minority communities in Sri Lanka.
    It is crystal clear that these latest acts of arson & torching of mosques, businesses, houses, vehicles & other belongings to muslims in Theldeniya, Digana, Thennekumbura & other areas in the kandy district are not spontaneous ones. Rather it seems they are well planned attacks carried out by busloads of mobs brought from other areas. This is a continuation of same pattern that we witnessed in violence against muslims in Aluthgama area under the Rajapakse regime in 2014.
    Most disturbing point is many of these attacks have taken place under the watchful eyes of police & Special Task Force deployed to bring the situation under control & to maintain law & order. This clearly shows lack of impartiality & apathy of law enforcement authorities in Sri Lanka especially Police & Special Task Force in controlling these acts of violence perpetrated against the religious & racial minorities on time & again.
    Government should take full responsibility for its lackluster attitude which let these well planned mob violence take place repeatedly & there seems to be no end at the tunnel.
    IGP, the DIG’s & other security officers in charge of these areas should be made accountable for let such crimes happen again & again & indeed they should be punished for miserably failing in their duty.
    It is useless that the government appointing Commissions after commissions just to do post mortems of these incidents perpetrated by criminals elements planned well ahead apparently with the support & connivance of some sections of security establishment especially police & Special Task force.
    At least now the Government should this seriously & take firm actions to curb this menance of spreading hatred through social media to bring an end to such incidents happening in future.
    Mohamed Farzan

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    Most disturbing point is many of these attacks have taken place under the watchful eyes of police & Special Task Force deployed to bring the situation under control & to maintain law & order. This clearly shows lack of impartiality & apathy of law enforcement authorities in Sri Lanka especially Police & Special Task Force in controlling these acts of violence perpetrated against the religious & racial minorities on time & again.

    At least now the Government should take this seriously & take firm actions to curb this menance of spreading hatred through social media to bring an end to such incidents happening in future.

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      Mohamed Farzan

      Where is the Muslim Home Guard which was set to protect the Muslims and serve the armed forces ? Is this not the time when the Muslims need its services?

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    At least now the Government should take this seriously & take firm actions to curb this menance of spreading hatred through social media to bring an end to such incidents happening in future.

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    Mr.Farsan…………Pl Under stand tha BBS and Mahasohon Balakaya are Not Terrorists Organisations………….But They Are Highly Sinhala Resistance Movements …And There are Some More……Any of these organisations will not dare to come forward to face the dangers of the country……………..They Give Answeres To The Muslim Wahabism..Extremism and Tamil Terrorism…. That Is Been Released Here………….All Other Mob Work happening are well planned games from the extremists both muslim and tamil extremists target for the UN human Rights Sessions To Get Support to divide the Country……………They do not care too hoots to risk their own peoples lives to attain their motive to divide this country……..the balance support from kalu-suddas Po-nils Associates ………..So If You Are From the Patriotic Citizens groups Do Not Get Into Traitors Trap…….Keep On Your Prayers with the civilians groups everything will be okay……..When People understand things these Traitors will not be able to stand for the Citizens Forces Which Is Very Powerful………..So Join The Forcers

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    I am currently in away from Sri Lanka.

    All I can see is ‘foreign powers’ are trying to destroy the Sri Lankan economy and continue get SLs CASH and ‘highly qualified’ SLAVE labour. Western economies RUN ON the ‘advantage’ of destabilized countries in Asia, Africa, Middle East, etc. It does not take ‘rocket scientis’ to see this. Maybe the SL politicians are also in the ‘game’!

    The government should investigate ALL people rioting, buddhist/muslim/christian/hindu religious leaders, etc for ‘unaccounted’ foriegn currency or other income!!!

    Sri Lanka, looks like, is full of traitors – ALL OF THEM!

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      Norman

      “All I can see is ‘foreign powers’ are trying to destroy the Sri Lankan economy and continue get SLs CASH and ‘highly qualified’ SLAVE labour.”

      Thank you for being away from this island.

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        Mr or Ms Native Vedda:

        I am not away forever, I have never left SL alone, even during the war I was actively involved in it. People who know me know what I am talking about.

        And, you have just proven my point that ‘ALL ARE TRAITORS’ (or just plain stupid/greedy/selfish).

        The bottom line is Sri Lanka is being de-stabilized (with or without foreign help)!

        As my aunt (who is a doctor) used to say ‘We Sinhalese have herd instincts…’ or what the Portugues (and English) coined us ‘Sinhalaya Modeya, Kawum kanna yodaya’.

        After wining the war it looks like we are just ‘eating kawum’ (the two legged variety too :-) ) and fighting amongst ourself.

        Trust you will get my message, if you are indeed Sri Lankan first and Sinhalese second… Or are you an LTTE, disgiused as a Sinhalese trying to get International support to start the war again?

        The bottom line is there is a government and there is law and order (at least a law) and the government MUST protect its citizens (anybody currently on the soil), enforce law and order and also investigate for ‘subversive’ activity. That, is the RESPONSIBILITY of the government!

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    RUWAN u Better Go To The Police And Let Your Destorted Story And See What You Will Get……….And The Otherthing Is U Are An Extremists Muslim that we sense posing as a sinhalese………..We Advice U People Do Not Play With Fire At A Time Like This………..We Bloody Well Know That You Are Extremists

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    Fr.Sarath Iddamalgoda…………I am surprised to see your post that I see U have not Understood the real position that we understand…………..It Is That From a very long that we the sinhala people are being harrassed by by the extemists forces plus the kalu-suddas the corrupted dirty politicos……..under the guise of human rights sinhala peoples rights are being violated in their own country…………..I do not have to tell you as we saw Sri Lanka Was The Only Country To Have Terrorist OMI fathers starting from the Vampire .[Edited out].Sri Lanka Needs A Social Trasformation To Look After The Interests of The Sinhalese after which all other communities shall live peacefully……..Because Sinhalese are not a violent group unlike the other two communities…………………. But Their rights have been violated as from 1505 with foreign invasions…….and now we have the culprits who have been introduced by the invaders……….If You Want To Have A New Vision Get Rid Of Politicos Spreading Racism……With Racist Ministries—-Religious Ministries And Reconcilliation Ministries ETC……………MAY GOD BLESS YOU….Do Hope You Are The Real Fr.Sararth Iddamalgoda

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    Crime does take place as routine all over the world. One is crime committer and the other is the victim.
    That criminal should be dealt and that too by the law enforcing dept. Others should live a law abiding life – refrain from hate speech and practice your religion. If a criminal’s action can start of riot and destroy peace in the country, then there should be riots every day and in every country.
    Love your neighbor as yourself, your land, your enemy,
    Then you will see, heaven on earth……

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    Sri Lanka will NEVER solve its problems until the PRIVATE BUSES and THREE WHEELERS are stopped from being a LAW UNTO THEMSELVES!

    Which part of this doesn’t our ‘ELECTED’ (so called brainy) politicians get?

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    Please answer only these questions
    The Buddhist,what are trying promote calling yourselves as SINHALESE, the hatred, violence , disharmony etc etc instead of love, peace and harmony among the people? What are you trying to achieve by attacking the other minority religions ?? Letting other minority religious groups know what a beautiful religion the Buddhism is ?? What sort of “superior/chosen people” from a so-called religion would attack the places of worship of other religions and destroy other people’s property????
    DO YOU KNOW HOW MANY AFFECTED INNOCENT FAMILIES ARE CURSING YOU???? THEY ARE STARVING ….RAVAGED BY THE INJUSTICE DONE TO THEM…THEY HAVE LOST THEIR LIVELIHOOD…
    Have you forgotten the golden words of Buddha? who was a peace loving person who promoted love and peace

    No1 has learnt anything from the 26 years of war of terror
    SHAME ON YOU
    Don’t forget WE ARE SOWING THE SEEDS OF HATRED IN THE HEARTS OF THE CHILDREN .. JUST THINK ABOUT THE PAST AND FUTURE…. WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IF WE ALLOW THIS RACISM TO DEVELOP ..
    IF ANYONE THINK THEIR RELIGION IS SUPERIOR ONE SHOULD PROMOTE HIMSELF/HERSELF THROUGH HIS/HER CONDUCT BY FOLLOWING THE RELIGIOUS TEACHINGS PROPERLY NOT THROUGH VIOLENCE OR HATRED.. THAT’S STUPIDITY
    AT LEAST EDUCATED PEOPLE THINK THINK…
    WHAT ARE WE GOING TO LEAVE FOR THE NEXT GENERATION THAN JUST BLINDLY FIGHTING OVER THE RELIGION…

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      Misfar,

      For years the LTTE said they were ‘the voice’ of the Tamils, but, today we know that they were just a extortion-business and they were in it for the money. The many mothers who lost their sons and daugters for ‘the cause’ only have ‘loneliness and destitution’ today.

      Anybody can put on a safron robe and call themselves a ‘buddhist monk’. The Ministry of Buddha-sasana MUST REGISTER all buddhist monks (also Muslim, Christian, Hindu ‘leaders’). Catholics don’t need to do this because Catholics nuns and priests are already registered – NO THUG/SPY/TERRORIST can masquerade as a ‘catholic priest’.

      So, as ‘Mahinda thero’ who brought buddhism to Sri Lanka asked King Devanam Piyatissa about ‘Mango trees and other trees other than mango trees, etc’ in the forest, all I can say is:

      There are sinhalese, there are buddhist, there are christians and muslims who are/were sinhalese.

      Then there are radicals, terrorists and TRAITORS who are sinhalese, tamil and muslims (some have herd instincts, others get money from ‘various sources’ to destablilize Sri Lanka).

      It is HIGH TIME H.E. The President and The Hon. Prime Minister REGULATED the Three-wheel buddhism (which has now become Three-wheel Islam too – by the looks of it) and 4,8,16 wheel TERRORISM (Private busses) IMMEDIATELY (before we become a Three-wheel country {again})!!!

      The FAULT for this entire situation lies with the governments (note the plural) that allowed three wheelers and private busses to run-amock in the country.

      The bottom line is that no matter who it is, if you have a SIMPLE TRAFFIC accident with a three-wheeler (private bus) you could end up dead (and thugs will capitalize on it)! The three-wheel drivers who beat up the bowser/truck driver MUST BE CHARGED WITH TREASON!!!

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    Today is International Womens’ day. The moderator of this page might be wondering what my comment has to do with the ‘frustrations’ of the people.

    Frankly, I don’t see any women asking for the right to have children, be a house-wife and get paid for it by the government. The west (G7) have some of these benefits, but the Middle Eeast (YES ARAB/MUSLIM) countries have the best, such policies.

    So, the bottom line is all these, so called, religious leaders (especially sinhalese) should fight for the right and promote sinhalese to have good values. But, from what I see, the Sinhalese (I am one two) PREFER to blame others for their own INDISCIPLINE!

    Correct me if I am wrong, I don’t see any BUDDHIST or CHRISTIAN ‘leaders’ promoting women to be good mothers/housewives and have more then 3 children. Power is in NUMBERS, not in JEALOUSY!

    As I say, we may have won the War, but we have lost the country because our women and men have become ‘promiscous’…. and are chasing the ILLUSIVE dream of CASH and GADGETS!

    The enemy is WITHIN!

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    Dear All,

    Lets not forget the humanity, end of the day its a humanity is in danger. Lets we all together and build this beautiful nation. Lets give our next generation a one nation with develop country with high human values.
    One country One nation

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