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Breaking News:President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s Commonwealth Speech Has Been Cancelled

By Colombo Telegraph –

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“After careful consideration the morning sessions of the Forum on Wednesday 6th of June have been cancelled and will not take place. The event will therefore commence with lunch at 1300hrs followed by the originally planned afternoon sessions beginning at 1400hrs.” Diamond Jubilee Commonwealth Economic Forum  announced a short while ago.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa is to make a Special address at the Commonwealth Economic Forum organized by the Commonwealth Business Council and the City of London tomorrow morning. Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation has broadcast the following news an hour ago; “President Mahinda Rajapakse and Madam Shiranthi Rajapakse participated in a special thanks giving service at the St. Paul Cathedral in London. A huge crowd attended this service which was held inline with the diamond jubilee of the queen’s coronation. The president also participated in the welcome ceremony for heads of state organized in the Buckingham palace yesterday. The president was scheduled to meet Commonwealth General Secretary Kamalesh Sharma and Director General of Commonwealth Allen Collins today. President Rajapakse will address the business forum tomorrow morning organized by the Commonwealth economic association. Leaders from 54 Commonwealth countries have arrived in London for the diamond jubilee celebrations.”

In December 2010, during the president’s last visit to the United Kingdom, his planned address to the Oxford Union debating society was cancelled.

In a statement at the time, President Rajapakse said “I am very sorry this has had to be cancelled, but I will continue to seek venues in the UK and elsewhere where I can talk about my future vision for Sri Lanka.” Tomorrow’s speech was to have been his first such address in the UK since the Oxford event was cancelled.

To read  the amended agenda click here

Watch video here;

In Front Of Commonwealth Secretariat Office: Against The Speech To Be Delivered By Rajapaksa

 

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    giive a speech to tamils diaspora ‘how to get asylum and fund collection again’

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      suz, your asylum application telling that you are a JVP member and hunted by SL govt is against your opinion published at CT

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        fonseka on power is the only solution to get bact asylum and we jvp tried tamils were away.

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      Dear Mr or Ms. Suz,

      Last batch of deported people from uk icludes Singhalese as well????

      Don’t you think you president should deliver a detailed speech to them on how to get asylum illegally. Of course that would be an easy subject for your president

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      LOL… not only Tamils asking asylum.. even if they ask, they do have valid reason! but, what’s the reason Sinhalese and Muslims who went on student visa and other visas are asking asylum? Don’t be stupid and generalize tamils ask asylum. you will make stupid comments like this when you only strict to watch ITN and Rupavahini..

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        Niv

        You mean valid reason to get the PR to fund blood sucking LTTE parasites? Isn’t it?

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          hehe, diaspora sent money to LTTE because LTTE was the only guardian who save innocent civilians from SL govs. because people in N&E are their family members. see what happened, when LTTE was over on 18 May, on the same day 40000+ civilians were killed by …… and 300000+ put in concentration camps for years. now those displaced people resettled in middle of the jungle and no access to their own land. Now you can realize that diaspora had valid reason to send money to LTTE as well as PR. Their own country will decide whether it is legal or illegal. I’m not an expert on this to decide. FYI, i’m not a supporter of LTTE, i’m against the crimes against humanity happen in any form..

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    well done boys!! :)) :) :) :) :) war criminal , war criminal, war criminal!1 ho ho ho

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      I would like to know as well BELL POTTI may be asking for more KUDOS for FOX and NASEBY.

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      We are waiting for next batch of loans from WB and IMF to pay Bellpotinger. This time Bellpotinger asked millions of pounds. Payment is due by millions of pounds. So Bellpotinger didn’t help SL this time… LOL

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    He should have been arrested as soon as he touched down in UK.

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      My God… You want to arrest the President? hahaaaa

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    Oh cut the crap boys we don’t need bunch tamil terrorist thugs in England telling us who to invite and who not to no wonder the sri lankan govt can’t stand you tigers you all are menance to society, hooligans you all should be botted from England, because we all love Ceylon tea and their holiday. Now bug off you bloddy terrorist scum lying thiefs.
    EDL

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      Why don’t you learn the English language first before trying to portray youself as an Englsihman

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      RDL is yet another uneducated,un clutured peasant who could hardly read or write english.This low life somehow sneaked into this country somehow! Sadly with such low IQ his mother should have aborted him many years ago!
      Mark

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      British Citizen !! learn queens english before you call yourself THAT . Your patwa english will get you no where.It makes you what you are.

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        Sakviti

        Just to let you know “nowhere” is one word – Not “no where”. You reflected the level of English education that you had.

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      EDL?
      The British invaded and destroyed the tamil country (as well as many others) and left them nothing when they left therefore it is your Fault that tamils are in the UK. Tamils are citizens of the British Empire and were exploited for the UK.

      Why doesn’t the EDL take responsibility for the people effected by the British Empire and not blame the victims of imperialism.

      Speaking of thugs british mainstream view is that the EDL are facist thugs and have been called hooligans as well. It is also well known that England is the home of hooligans when it comes to football.

      What evidence do you have for your racist views that tamils are terrorists and thieves (note spelled correctly), What the hell does botted mean?

      What do you know about the history of tamils and the history of the British empire?
      Yes go to Sri Lanka on holiday and get killed/raped like the the tourists last boxing day.

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        Pretheevan

        I hope you mean Tamil [Edited out]Nadu? Isn’t it? That is the only place you could have your own Peelam.

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      British Citizen:
      Didn’t anyone check on your ability to read/write/speak grammatical English before you became a “British Citizen?”

      You are a prime example of what that other English scholar, Udurawana, was speaking about when he said “Empty vessels make the biggest loud!”

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      All this coming from an extremist EDL member. Don’t be serious. You are even worse than the Sri lankan gov. Dirty middle class. You guys will never get into power in the uk because you have about as much wisdom as a rock. Stupid extremist piece of shit. Rot in piss you prick,

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    Dancing with THE PREZIDUNCE is highly embarassing. For publicity that DUNCE will do anything even to the extent of cleaning the palace toilets. Same way he jumped at the chance of addressing the Oxford Union which ended in disgrace. Our SriLanka leader is bringing disgrace to our country and to his citizens. Shameful. No other prezidunce and the pitiful wife like our one.

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    Embarrassed second time……well done tamil diaspora.

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      Dear Suman,

      True Buddhist, don’t take them (Insult) personally.. Lord Buddha also had enemies like Prabhakaran, LTTE Diaspora….
      Mahinda Rajapaksha also True Buddhist and he is the winner… Tamils can’t win this game doing this kind of 3rd class procession … You have to discuss and come to a solution…..
      Finally, Who will win???

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    Gonas and Buruwahs with empty heads and tails. Publicity seekers not interested in our country which is going to dogs. When do we get some educated people to run our nation?

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      You want your well educated VP/ go and get him from Hell as he is having a very good time over there.

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        Why are you boiling ??? because things not going as plotted? Get a life you loser.Contribute something useful on this column instead of allowing your self to crack up. You are just repeating the meaningless argument of yours. Shows how well educated you are. Gutter illiterate thugs.

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          Sakviti

          I am not boiling – Do not waste your time insulting others like a typical Die-Ass-Poo-ra. You have shown the level education that youreach with the language you used in this forum. No wonder why you are showing a typical back door LTTE refugee.

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    Dear Mr British Citizen,

    Your expression itself proves that you are well qualified to be called as a thug, if you want put yourself as “Singhala Thug” to be more specific. I don’t want to say more than this.

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      Lila

      I hope it is far more better than LTTE blood sucking thug like you.

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    Dear Mr. British Citizen,

    Don’t be blind to support the Sri Lankan President and his family. One day you will ashamed for this. It really shame to see you issuing such a racial statement, when you live in a multicultural and diversed country.

    Tamils are seeking justice from international community for 147000 lost people, it could be brothers, sisters, mums, dads and so on. If you don’t, please keep silent. Don’t issue unethical statement.

    For example; Would you watch your sister’s naked body on tele and have a grand party at home?

    Think before issue any statement, or support to any political groups.

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      did prabakaran make barbecue to your disable ltte soilders because we do not find any.

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        very simple fact.. you didn’t find any disabled ltte carders, because you finished everyone. That’s the biggest war crime.

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      Lila

      Great comments !!

      The 146 000 innocent souls who were brutally killed in the war are crying out for justice.

      Kanapathipillai Sivaraja

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    What next in a few hours when 10,000 protesters are expected in front and around the commonwealth building, in the morning.
    The organizers of that event will have enough time to think b4 they welcome the President of Sri Lanka for lunch or send him room service delivery at the Hilton, and have a dignified and peaceful lunch and sessions of the Commonwealth celebration of the Queen.

    The British are embarrassed and Sri Lanka and Sri Lankans are disgraced.
    The Rajapakses should realize that this event is not a “students Union” meeting speech. These are 50 odd heads of state in the commonwealth, and the entire world is watching….. More on Wednesday morning.

    See this report:

    Diamond Jubilee Commonwealth Economic Forum
    Jun 6, 2012 to Jun 7, 2012. Mansion House, London.

    After careful consideration the morning sessions of the Forum on Wednesday 6th of June have been cancelled and will not take place. The event will therefore commence with lunch at 1300hrs followed by the originally planned afternoon sessions beginning at 1400hrs.

    Now that threat of massive protest itself have cancelled Mahinda Rajapakse speech and another slap has been given by the British Tamils, next is to chase him away from British Soil

    Subject: FW: Protest Tomorrow Morning Against President of Sri Lanka, Please Act Now And Get Involved.
    Date: Tue, 5 Jun 2012 17:21:50 +0000

    Remember Oxfordshire Police cancelled Mahinda’s meeting before due to Tamil Protest Power, and was chased away from our British Soil

    We will meet you all there tomorrow

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      Dear Mr. Donald j. Gnanakone,

      You are right, you should be quick. Then, at least you would be able to avoid the room service and ask him to leave the country. He is an devil, who killed 147000 people in few months and touchered many thousands.

      You should be shamed to support such a president. There can hardly find any difference between Siriyan president and your devil or inhuman creature.

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      Dear Mr. Donald j. Gnanakone,

      Can i ask one thing from you??

      Why do you want to protest?

      – Because you get Free “Kiri baath” and “poll sambol” for lunch
      – or you have nothing much to do tomorrow
      – Or SL High commision Sponsor event

      Tamils have a problem and trying to get justice. There is a reason.

      So why do singhala people protest?

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      great country lover of living usa for 29 years having one foot in srilanka.

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    3 days ceremony, highlights are concerts of musicians

    1 from SL – a banana republic- gives a commonwealth speech or not does not play a role

    This man postponed his flight and risked his life to come to UK

    What he needs is to show the English that he is an obedient servant

    Even her husband avoided this ceremony by showing his inflammated bladder. But our Mahinda is everywhere

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      Good point Vasu! good thinking !

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    What kind of people are ruling our country?. The education system for the last 30 years in SL have deteriorated. The MP’S and the Ministers some of them with big titles but no substance in the brain. Most of them are swindling the nation’s wealth. The poor are gagged because they cannot express themselves or no voice. The brain drain occured in the 60’s and the 70’s . The dunces are ruling our srilanka. No law and order. Now their thuggish behaviour on the street of London in front of Park Lane Hotel during our queens jubillee is the lowest of the lowest among the so called our singhalese thugs in LONDON.

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      You r very right sakviti. The whole family with their hooligan supporters suck the resources to the bone. We are heading towards SOMALIA.

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        You mean LTTE goons heading towards Somalia?

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          Readers, Please write everything clearly. Mark Webber can’t understand anything.

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    Surprise surprise, uncivilised Tamil rowdies are again causing security concerns (and bragging about it – another shocker there).

    Aren’t we all glad these people are out of Sri Lanka. The impotent British should take a cue from Sri Lankan security forces on how to handle these thugs.

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      Dear Mr. Ponniah Mahalingam,

      Your name and the message have negative correlation. Can you please check yourself before to come to public domain?

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        I think I just lost a few IQ points just reading your message. Can you please stop posting garbage before I end up at your level?

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          Dear Mr. Ponniah Mahalingam,

          I don’t have any further comments on you for the same reasons mentioned in your last post.

          good luck mate

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          Oh thank god, I was looking at hiring a helper to wipe drool off my face in case you decided to keep going.

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      Well Well Well A singhalese thug was taken away by the British Police outside Park Lane Hotel according to the news coming. Wonder why PONNIAH did’nt see that.

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    Who will eat the lunch @ the CBC which costed £595+VAT Paid by the SRILANKAN tax payers. Please let the man and the wife eat @ the CBC. The Tax payers money should not go waste.There are millions starving in our paradise isle.

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      Is this news still coming? Stuck in the mail perhaps? I’m just commenting on news that’s already out.

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      Pakvithi

      Surely your beloved thug Praba is not starving as he has hot pebbles and boiling magma in his mouth for the calamity he made for everal generations of poor tamils in NE SL.

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    @lila. What seems to be your problem?
    You seem to be totally confused as to my political position.
    What makes you think that I am supporting the President?
    When I founded Tamils For Justice in USA in 2007, and hired Bruce Fein as our attorney.
    I live in Los Angeles for the past 29 years.
    Yes, that is also the home of the 2 Rajapakse brothers, Gota and Basil since they came in the late eighties or early nineties.

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      I totally miss -understood your points. Please accept my sincere apology.

      Ido widthdraw my replies to Mr. Donald J. Gnanakone.

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        No problems. lol. It is human to err and divine to forgive.
        We all err at various times and at different occasions. No worries.

        Tamils should and are focusing on Mansion House for Wednesday.
        The noise need to reverberate to Buckingham Palace, and the Whitehall as well as the Westminster.

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        Lila

        Yenne koheda – Polle mal da? No suprise for the level of your education you babu.

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          You must be tire of writing this, well done. Go and have booru milk

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        Guys,

        HILARIOUS !!!
        Dont be Surprised if LILA Withdraw All Her Comments One Day !!! She-Man Appeared to be Not Knowing Where Her Left & Right is ???

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    Correction !!!!! NOT CBC but CEF Commonwealth Economic Forum. Thanks.

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    A woman is raped every 90 minutes in our paradise isle. Are the women safe in their homes or outside their homes?

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      The first Lady will respond soon. As no legal action against the President (MR) is possible according to SL Constitution, she has
      to wait long to file Divorce case!!!

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    Hey lila, if you are asking justice for dead terrorist ,where is the justice for innocent sinalese and muslims killed by tamil tererist

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      You have to ask this question to Karuna Amman.. Sorry Deputy Natinoal Organizer of SLFP MR.Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan and PIllaiyan.. and KP..

      Don’t ask these questions here…

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      kris,
      Do you know who was the cause of Tamil youth turning terrorists?
      Why did all the SL goverments discriminate the Tamils and did not solve the ethnic issue when Tamil leaders led peaceful (Ghandian style)protests?
      You may study the recent history of our country before venturing to comment on these blogs.

      If you have the time visit this website:

      http://www.nesohr.org/files/Lest_We_Forget.pdf

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    President Rajapakse should avail the opportunity of this cancellation by getting his contacts in London – Kamalesh Metha, Dr Chris Nonis,
    Bell-Pottinger and others – to orgainse a meeting where he can meet the Press on a Q&A Session – to be followed by an address on the SL situation by him. The various Tamil organisations in London, MPs et al too should be invited to send in sufficient members for this Q&A Session.

    This will be a fine opportunity for the Lankan President to dispel all those allegations agaist Sri Lanka post-May 2009.

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      is this the only fine opportunity to dispel all those allegations? where are you from? do you know,after the war; how many opportunities we Sri Lankans got? we missed everything because of these power hungry fellows….they only used all the opportunities to take 100 of people to foreign countries.. like a school trip. during the UN session,Mr Obama reserved only 4 rooms in NYC. SL reserved 40 rooms in the same hotel. just tax payers money… nothing else.

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        You are right NIV.
        Rajapakses are not good addressing the foreign press.
        If they invite the Tamil diaspora they (MR crowd) will get buried.
        They do not have the guts and spine.

        MR will have problems with BBC, Channel 4, Al Jazeera, and other international media… Bloody Bayagullahs.

        They are like the Grease Devils, hiding and appearing only occasionally. What a disgrace. Whether this meeting/speech was cancelled or not, President Rajapakse should have had a press conference and meet the media. They never do that.

        Rajapakses do not see the writing on the wall. They just believe in their own lies, and the emperor (our king-LMAO) is naked…. The partner is bursting in the seams…

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    MR moron deserves this…God bless all the victim of this war criminal…

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    MR stop killing innocent people by LTTE terrerist

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    [Dear Mr British Citizen,

    Your expression itself proves that you are well qualified to be called as a thug, if you want put yourself as “Singhala Thug” to be more specific. I don’t want to say more than this.]

    Poor British Citizen got caught with his pants down. But he only said as “British citizen” but not a White Man? In one way he may be correct. Once he was a Sri Lankan citizen and may be now a “British Citizen” after having thrown away his Sri Lankan citizenship.

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    WELDONE BOYSSSS AND GIRLSSSSSSS SRILANKA LEADER WAR CRIMINAL. SRI LANKA LEADER KILLER. SRI LANKA LEADER GENOCIDE MAN.

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      AJ,

      Hooray!!!!!….Who is Prabhakaran and People like you?? …Is PRABHAKARAN the SUN GOD???…Lunatics….

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    MAHINDA RAJAPAKSA SCORES ANOTHER OWN GOAL BY SUFFERING SECOND DEFEAT AT THE HANDS OF BRITISH TAMILS IN TWO YEARS.

    There is a Tamil saying, ‘Nalla Maatukku oru Soodu Pothum’ or rather ‘Once Bitten Twice Shy’, but for thick skinned Hambantota buffalos, ‘Many Times Bitten, Never Shy’. In Sinhala they say, “Modakama Uddachchakama Dakunekama Gonkama”.

    Another Fiasco in London for Percy, why does he keep coming to get thrashed? He should have known better if he has any sense. Percy always like to show off, so he always go there hoping for a different reception every time but always had to come back home hiding his tail between his legs ….

    As a Sri Lankan I am ashamed of Percy. As a head of state hiding and going around, hiding in the airport, changing the schedule and hiding in the hotel……it is not the way to go about. He could have easily avoided all these embarrassment. Even at St Paul’s Cathetral he was put on a corner far away from the isle at the far end of the raw. Should we need this kind of treatment?

    At the end all he did was wasted SL Tax payers money.

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    RAJAPAKSA WAR CRIMINAL. RAJAPAKSA STOP KILLING TAMIL. RAJAPAKSHA STOP WHITE VAN. RAJAPAKSHA STOP ATTACK JOURNALIST. RAJAPAKSHA LISTEN UN RESOLUTION. RAJAPAKS ANSWERS KILLING FIELDS. RAJAPAKSHA ANSWERS UN REPORT

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    There is a very serious problem here!
    Dayan jayatilleka, Rajiva Wijesinha, David Blacker, Max Silva et al haven’t rushed to the defence of their patron with some cockeyed theory or other.

    Are they silent because they haven’t received their usual payments yet or are they wiping away Vaas Gunewardene’s tears? After all, Sajin made a special trip to London to make all the arrangements for his patron’s triumphal arrival didn’t he? Maybe he (Sajin) should return to the the profession in which he serves his master best!

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    3 Major demonstrations in London is scheduled.
    8 AM -10 AM Manor House.
    11 AM – 3 PM Marlborough House.
    9 AM -12 Noon Hilton Hotel and again from 4 PM -10 PM.

    UK and EU Tamils want to make June 6 a memorable day for President Rajapakse, and Sri Lanka.
    The commonwealth leaders will have plenty of discussions on Rajapakses and War Crimes in Sri Lanka, and next years meeting of commonwealth leaders scheduled to be in Sri Lanka. Countries like Canada, Australia and NZ are considering to boycott Sri Lanka.

    HM The Queen will not be able to erase Sri Lanka from her memory.
    It would be like a bad dream. She would get a briefing on war crimes in Sri Lanka from her advisers.

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    Well, Another triumph! another feather in the cap for the rump! what a way to finish the old lady’s diamond jubilee!

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    It m is a disgrace to the country, Nowhere in the world he could visit and address at any fora. UK, Australia USA, India, Germany Canada, He gets a standing ovation from the Tamils all over the world

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