25 October, 2020

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Buddhist Monks Surrender Over Hikkaduwa Church Attack; Granted Bail

The Galle Magistrate yesterday granted bail to seven Buddhist monks who surrendered to police in connection with charges that they led a violent mob attack on two Christian churches in Hikkaduwa on January 12.

Hikkaduwa Church attack suspectThe monks were part of over 20 suspects who were wanted in connection with the Sunday morning violence since

The suspects, including the monks had been absconding arrest since the Magistrate chastised the police for failing to make arrests on January 16, when the case came up.

The monks who surrendered were granted bail by Court.

The case has been postponed till March 17.

A group calling itself the Hela Bodhu Pawra had led demonstrators against the Assemblies of God Church in Hikkaduwa and the Calvary Free Church. The group claimed the two churches were operating in violation of a 2008 circular issued by the Buddha Sasana and Religious Affairs Ministry. The protestors vandalised the churches and man-handled church leaders during the assault.

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    Its that monkey in orange robe, which climbed the Church’s gate.

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    This must not be a surprise. The man that killed Baratha is reappointed as Kollonawa party organizer.

    The other that engaged with various crimes in Kelaniya area – money extortion, killing waragoda MP, attacking all the dissidents on and on –
    Mervin is said to be have reappointed as Kelaniya Party organizer. These are all by President himself. But people – the most stupid folks in the south asia seem to be respecting MR further.
    Shameless idiots should finally remove this man – either by ballot or bullets.

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      You need jack up your IQ. Granting bail is not setting free.

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    Since these weirdoes started coming out of the woodwork, after the end of the war, I was wondering if people of Sri Lanka are stupid enough to bow down to any a-hole who drapes a yellow robe around.

    Then I saw the leader of the country offering “atapirikara” and bowing down earnestly… TO A TREE. Yep, I’m telling you, these barbarians still worship trees. And they drape a yellow robe around it too. Then everybody start bowing down to it.

    And then I realized that if they can’t tell apart a respectable man from a tree what hope do you have for them to recognize a honorable man from these weidoes?

    These primitive people have a long way to go.

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    Road and jail for Buddhist monk…embassy,media, Hilton for illegal paster. is Buddhist can build tempal and live north and east under America Evangelical low without government permission… may god Vishnu protect sinhala Buddhist.

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      Jail is for monks who go on attacking churches. What do you expect? Don’t be like eelamists who break the law and then complain about injustices.

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      Low nemei gona, Law… Go read a book under a tree..

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      Can you stress your point in legible English or Sinhala please?

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      Dilantha,

      Who decides the legality of a man in yellow robes whether is a monk or a thug ?

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    These yellow robed criminals must be disrobed. I am ashamed of being a Buddhist in Sri Lanka.Why can’t the mahanayakes take a stand on this?

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    Granted bail? what a joke.

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    In this day and age, winning over religious converts, is a psychological game. No one, in recent times, has done more to destroy the image of Buddhism that the 969 movement and the BBS/Sinhala Ravaya. What is fascinating is that the state, which is constitutionally charged with protecting Buddhism, is watching with a stoic silence.

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    Mara is secretly a Hindu. He has engaged perverts like Gnanasara & Co to destroy Buddhism in Sri Lanka.

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    @Leelawathie-aka-Jim softy-aka-ela Kola (balla)aka fuckedshitma -aka sumanasekara- aka -anything &eveything shitty ,, on whoz side are you ?LMAO …

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    The Minority’s dilemma in Sri Lanka
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    You get ataacked – you are not the Victim -but the accused.

    The Attackers -get arrested and then granted bail .

    Final verdict –

    The Majority symapathized -well the poor innocent peace loving just reacted to unpleasant feeling of perceived risk of danger of loosing the community -ha,ha ha,ha.

    The attackers Warned & fined Rs 10.00 and released ,,

    The Victim – permanent loses of hundreds of thousands and the mind perpertually conditioned to live in hell of fear & uncertainty.

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    In Burma Killing a people ,becuase they have dark skin, speak a different language beleive in God , on assumption that they speak the same language of the naigbouring country and belongs to the some of the religous group in the world fighting within thier own country ,the genocide has been justified by the most respected Nobel price winner peace activist Aung San Suu Kyi ,and further she has also justified the stripping of rightful cicitizenship of these unarmed helpless men,women and children who have been persecuted & hunted down like animals and killed for decades as a result of fear by her people of being converted or the victims becomming a future threat if they grow in numbers.

    Verdict :

    The actions of the perpetrators of genocide . pardoned based on actions triggered through assumption of fear of the Victims of genocide becomeing a future threat of becoming a majority in the country.

    The UN, one & only world body that is entrusted with the duty of serving and saving humanity mocks at the crime , they name them as the worst persecuted people in the world and just forget about it.

    The Killing continues on a daily basis ,now restricted to hunt in smaller numbers but regularly , and in a recent sitaution when in reaction self defence was used by some of the victims the victims were branded as terorrist .

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    Will millions of innocent Buddhist and Muslims all over the world become targets of revenge by each other in the future for the irresponsibility of The UN ?

    Only time will tell us.

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    Be aware of Burmese Terrorist
    =================================

    Will The Burmese Terrorist be successful in breading violence here like in Burma , It was rumored that Burmese terrorist monks belonging to the Now known world over as the Theravadist Al Qaeda -like the Wahabi Al-Qaeda -Al-Qaeda means base in Arabic were the ones who instigated the first attack on a Muslim Sufi shrine in Anuradapura, the news highlighted there were foreign monks involved in the attack and demolishing of the Shrine (The first anti Muslim attack soon after the LLTE war ended)

    In Singapore Burmese Buddhist terror network run on foreign soil by a notorious Burmese terrorist Hla Oo’s in his Blog –
    tried to create a massive riot between Muslims and Chinese twisting a road accident riot that went out of control of Indian Tamil workers(You can clearly hear the rioters speaking in Tamil in the Video) in this well run and disciplined country ,it is also rumored that the Burmese Theravada terror group headed by the self claimed Bin Laden Ashin Wirathu of The Burmese Theravada Terror world base is promoting a new kind of violent Theravada message and hate around the world and his main targets are Singapore,Malaysia , Bangladesh ,Brunei ,Indonesia ,Cambodia ,Vietnam ,The gulf Countries , and the west where there are Buddhist Teravada followers either citizens or working as expats, Brian washing is done at a very high level , his main aim is to destabilize these countries and when you read his blog it is very evident that more than anything there seems to be a hidden conspiracy to bring disrepute to The Lee family and disgrace to the country on International level.

    Hla Oo’s Blog: Anti-Chinese Muslim Riot in Singapore’s Little India
    hlaoo1980.blogspot.com/…/anti-chinese-muslim-riot-in-singapores.html‎
    Dec 10, 2013 – Anti-Chinese Muslim Riot in Singapore’s Little India … Bangladeshi and Indian Muslim rioters attacking police. …. has her biggest overseas Alumni Chapter in Singapore even bigger than the Alumni Chapter back in Burma.

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    Bigots be aware soon you will need to shut (your filthy) traps.

    Coming soon to Sri Lanka
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    new ‘Sedition Act’

    We MUST also introduce a new ‘Sedition Act’. To my mind it is also absolutely important to have a new Sedition Act. The law on Sedition should be similar to and based on the Sedition Act of Malaysia, which is also similar to the Sedition Act of Singapore.

    read more @Introduce a new Sedition Act – Daily Mirror
    http://www.dailymirror.lk/opinion/…/30346-introduce-a-new-sedition-act.html‎
    Jun 4, 2013 – Western countries who are today being dictated to in their policy towards Sri Lanka by the hostile Diaspora would also establish undercover …

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    read more @Introduce a new Sedition Act – Daily Mirror
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    We may have this or a more strict version due to the ongoing racial hate and attacks
    May be a good thing ,,, will help The Locals mature

    Singapore ..

    Provision against racist comments
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    Subsection 3 of the Act describes the types of publication that have seditious tendency and these includes publication that “promote feelings of ill-will and hostility between different races or classes”.
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    In September 2005, the Sedition Act employed for the first time in the sentencing of two men who were charged with making seditious and inflammatory racist comments on the Internet.They made their remarks on Internet forums in response to a letter printed in The Straits Times.

    On July 14, The Straits Times published a letter from a Muslim woman asking if cab companies allowed uncaged pets to be transported in taxis, after she saw a dog standing on a taxi seat next to its owner. She said that “dogs may drool on the seats or dirty them with their paws”. Her concerns had a religious basis as according to Ustaz Ali Haji Mohamed, chairman of Khadijah mosque, who pointed out that: “There are various Islamic schools of thought which differ in views. But most Muslims in Singapore are from the Syafie school of thought. This means they are not allowed to touch dogs which are wet, which would include a dog’s saliva. This is a religious requirement.”.

    Two days later, in an online forum for Singaporean dog lovers http://www.doggiesite.com, a posted response was construed as anti-Muslim and as having “a seditious tendency to promote feelings of ill-will and hostility between different classes of the population in Singapore”, according to the charges. The author pleaded guilty and served one day in jail and a fine of $5,000.

    Another man was accused of making similar racist remarks filled with vulgarities and insulting to Malays and their religion. He also pleaded guilty and was sentenced to one month imprisonment

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    Seditious tendency.

    3. —(1) A seditious tendency is a tendency —

    (a) to bring into hatred or contempt or to excite disaffection against the Government;
    (b) to excite the citizens of Singapore or the residents in Singapore to attempt to procure in Singapore, the alteration, otherwise than by lawful means, of any matter as by law established;
    (c) to bring into hatred or contempt or to excite disaffection against the administration of justice in Singapore;
    (d) to raise discontent or disaffection amongst the citizens of Singapore or the residents in Singapore;
    (e) to promote feelings of ill-will and hostility between different races or classes of the population of Singapore.

    (2) Notwithstanding subsection

    (1), any act, speech, words, publication or other thing shall not be deemed to be seditious by reason only that it has a tendency —

    (a) to show that the Government has been misled or mistaken in any of its measures;
    (b) to point out errors or defects in the Government or the Constitution as by law established or in legislation or in the administration of justice with a view to the remedying of such errors or defects;
    (c) to persuade the citizens of Singapore or the residents in Singapore to attempt to procure by lawful means the alteration of any matter in Singapore; or
    (d) to point out, with a view to their removal, any matters producing or having a tendency to produce feelings of ill-will and enmity between different races or classes of the population of Singapore,

    if such act, speech, words, publication or other thing has not otherwise in fact a seditious tendency.

    (3) For the purpose of proving the commission of any offense under this Act, the intention of the person charged at the time he did or attempted to do or made any preparation to do or conspired with any person to do any act or uttered any seditious words or printed, published, sold, offered for sale, distributed, reproduced or imported any publication or did any other thing shall be deemed to be irrelevant if in fact such act had, or would, if done, have had, or such words, publication or thing had a seditious tendency.

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    This is what we need so we can use legal office in a civilized manner to throw in the cages the uncivilized no matter what color is the attire or what religion the person belongs to.

    However the fine should be as equal to that of Singapore minimum Rs.500,000( eq SGD,5000/–)
    Jail term should be more one day is not enough ,, esp the one who lied about spitting into the food (what a sicko remark he should get at least 5 years for it)

    Thy Kingdowm come to thy land Shri lankaaaaa , oh your Majesty King Dutugamunu ,born again –
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    Another good rule of law to be considered, while making sure the rights of the majority is well protected to introduce ;

    Presidential Council for Minority Rights –
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    Parliament House, Singapore, photographed in December 2008. ….. is meant to guarantee equal protection under the law to minorities without discrimination, …

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    Our hope is Basil to follow ,,,, and His majesty to become Mentor

    CAN THIS EVER HAPPEN?
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    We will then be successful,,,,,, and can see and look forward for a Sunny Lanka for all Lankans once again.

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    Theravada Evangelism is the new unethical conversion used by Burmese Theravada extremist using a lot ill gotten funds & are following steps of Evangelists to target the poor starving Africans by using the same tactics to convert to Tharevadism ( Traditionalist Buddhism)

    But Burmese do not like black people because of their skin color reminds them of dirt,one of the main reason why Burmese hate the rohiyngas more than Islam and refer to them as the kalis a derogatory term ,which means black.

    http://youtu.be/eoMtnai4dBs

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    Must watch BBS ..

    What a Joke these guys really are ,if anyone believes this crap he or she must go see a shrink – such stupidity ,,OMG what kind of Monks are these guys ,I can not believe this stuff coming from Buddhist monks.

    http://youtu.be/gjnheOsKbq8

    http://youtu.be/_ghGr5wUxJI

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    ANTI BBS

    A STRONG MESSAGE FROM A SINHALESE CHILD , VERY TOUCHING ..

    ANTI BODU BALA SENA – LOVE BUT NOT HATE

    http://youtu.be/K2vU9EMMBUo

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    Buddhist Monks ill-treating children.

    http://youtu.be/8RhuV2ZT7-4

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    Sufi Islam
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    http://youtu.be/5diBm_CG8J0
    Rumi documentary – English
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    http://youtu.be/4H5UxOANuR8

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