13 August, 2020

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Counter Campaign To Overcome New Threat To Peace

By Jehan Perera

Jehan Perera

Even as the government prepares to celebrate the fourth year anniversary of the end of the war next month in May, a new threat looms on the horizon.  This is the prospect of violence arising from politically-motivated communalism which passes for patriotism within a society that has grown increasingly polarized on ethnic and religious lines.  The sudden rise of extremist Buddhist groups is occurring in a context in which the fears of the Sinhalese majority are being fanned by increased international involvement in the affairs of the country.  Patriotism is also the favourite refuge of governmental leaders in facing the challenges arising from the international community on account of their conduct of the last phase of the war.  The danger is that the activism of religious zealots will become escalated from violent rhetoric to violent action.

The earlier violence of extremist religious groups was confined to marginal communities belonging to other religions. The Christians from the new churches, often described derogatively as fundamentalists, have long been a victimized group even in more harmonious times where relations between the religious communities were concerned.  As they are small and viewed with disfavor by the larger mainstream Christian churches, their sufferings have often gone unheeded.  It was also the same with the Muslim and Hindu religious sites that came under attack.  A recent study by the Centre for Policy Alternatives listed religious sites and persons that had come under attack in the past few years. Since the end of the war there have been high-profile incidents such as the attack on the Mosque in Dambulla in April 2012, however other incidents, have received little or no public and media attention. This has resulted in a limited understanding of the scale and nature of these incidents.

The CPA report documents incidents of attacks on places of worship in Sri Lanka since the end of the war in May 2009 and discusses the broader context of such attacks.  The report lists 65 cases of attacks on religious places of worship between May 2009 and January 2013. Direct attacks have been reported from all provinces of Sri Lanka. Most of the reported incidents were from the Western province (16), followed by the Eastern province (12), the Southern province (11) and the North-Western province (9). Although the list cannot claim to be comprehensive, it offers a starting point to document attacks against places of worship of the four main religions practiced in the country. The lack of coverage by the media and other civil society groups, lack of consistent documentation by religious groups, and the caution of religious and civil society groups to engage on this issue were key obstacles in the compiling of this list.

But now extremist groups are taking on more mainstream targets.  Big Muslim-owned businesses located in city centres are becoming a target.  The usual method has been to first spread poisonous stories about them, such as alleged distribution of sweets to unsuspecting customers, but which have the effect of rendering them impotent and decreasing their chances of producing offspring.  These are clearly fabrications meant to dupe the people and to evoke hysteria amongst them.  Another has been to accuse the Muslims of more heinous crimes that include having insulting images of sacred objects and even seduction, rape and coerced marriage involving innocent Sinhalese girls.    As a result Muslims of all backgrounds are living in considerable fear and with insecurity.  The memories of the 1915 Sinhalese-Muslim riots are being added to the host of more recent incidents of communal rioting are haunting the Muslim consciousness.

PUBLIC STAND

So far only a handful of governmental leaders have been prepared to take a public stand in favour of the position that Sri Lanka is a multi ethnic and multi religious society.  There is a reluctance to publicly oppose the extremist sentiment that is creating and believing in a cocktail of lies and semi truths.  Even those groups that specialize in community-level educational programmes are wary of getting into the explosive arena of inter-religious prejudice.  The impunity and appearance of governmental patronage of the extremist Buddhist groups has intimidated civil society.  The failure of the police to take deterrent action and arrest those who have been responsible for attacks has created an acute sense of vulnerability.  The lack of support by the government and its media to those who wish to counter the lies and half truths of extremists is a further source of discouragement.

In this context the efforts of Minister of National Languages and Social Integration Vasudeva Nanayakkara is commendable.  Last week he summoned a meeting of religious leaders and intelligentsia to discuss the issue of inter-religious tension with them.  A Muslim intellectual pointed out that 7 of the 13 countries that had voted in favour of Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council had been Muslim countries.  He said that in the Middle East where he had worked for many years, he had found an utmost respect for Sri Lanka on account of former Prime Minister Sirimavo Bandaranaike’s leadership of the Non-Aligned Movement. He cautioned those present at the meeting that the ongoing attacks on Muslims could jeopardize this high regard for Sri Lanka, especially if the news spread internationally that Muslims were being violated for practicing their culture, such as wearing their traditional clothing.

In the discussion that followed it was pointed out that although more than 90 percent of artistes and writers were opposed to racism and communalism, there was no platform for the intelligentsia to speak out.  There was an appeal to Minister Nanayakkara to empower this section of civil society to awaken the silent majority.  A Buddhist monk, said that unifying the country was not only a matter of reunifying its territory but also the people’s hearts and minds.  He asked the question whether we can be satisfied with what the Tamil people have received after the end of the war, and said that this had opened the door to foreign intervention.  This fair-minded and other-centered thinking prevalent at the highest levels of the Buddhist Sangha needs to be more widely known by the general public.  The country’s intelligentsia has the necessary ideology to counter the growth of extremist religious sentiment in the country.  The report of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission, which was compiled by a multi ethnic and multi religious group of eminent persons handpicked by President Rajapaksa, contains both the theory and practice of what needs to be done to achieve national reconciliation in Sri Lanka.

EDUCATE PEOPLE

Among the key recommendations of the LLRC are activities specially designed to promote inter-religious cooperation, such as the formation of inter-religious committees that could be a first point of reference to people for problem solving and taking their problems to higher levels for resolution.   There is no doubt that the government has been doing much on the ground that corresponds to what the LRRC recommended. These include the resettlement of displaced persons and building of basic infrastructure facilities that is necessary to sustain the life of the community.  However, there has been relatively little educational or relationship-building work that caters to healing old divisions.  This accounts for the abysmal ignorance of the general public in all parts of the country, including the north and east, regarding the LLRC report and its recommendations.  The absurd fact is that this document, which is at the centre of international debate, has still not been made available to the general public in the Sinhala and Tamil languages.

According to media reports Minister Nanayakkara is to present a cabinet paper in the course of the coming week that calls for a ban on groups that espouse communal hatred.  There is no guarantee that he will succeed or be even given a fair hearing by his colleagues in the cabinet. Prior to National Day which was celebrated in the primarily Tamil-speaking district of Trincomalee in February, Minister Nanayakkara made a proposal to have the national anthem sung in Tamil also.  This was in accordance with an LLRC recommendation. However, he came in for strong criticism from within the government itself and the matter was dropped. The national anthem was sung in Sinhala only on National day in predominantly Tamil-speaking Trincomalee.

There are laws in other countries that prohibit hate speech, just as much as there are laws in many other countries, including South Africa and Canada, to permit the national anthem to be sung in more than one language.  However, legal prohibitions alone are not the answer to the growing campaign of misinformation and religious hatred that is being spread by the extremist groups.  The bigger part of the solution is to educate people and win their hearts and minds to religious harmony.  There is a need to debunk the myths that are being spread about the other through one-sided, baseless and simplistic descriptions of their ways of life. What is urgently necessary at this time is for political, religious and civic leaders to come out and educate the general population about the realities of living in a multi ethnic and multi-religious society as opposed to a mono-cultural society.  This alone shows how far we  have regressed, socially, culturally and politically, after the war.

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    This is a test from Allah;Allah says a nation is comprised on how the poeple behave;therefore muslims need to look into ourselves and note our mistakes and how to be better and adopt more humility and tolerance;if we dont have halal no fuss;but the rulings in the quran we have to follow;why do people behave in a barabaric manner;be happy and forgive

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      Should the Burmese Muslims be happy and forgive for all the torture by the barbaric majority which they are undergoing too??

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        Nazz: What about the plight of shias and other minorities in the Sunni dominated Pakistan who blast bombs throughout the country to kill them every day. Tell us, does not Allah meaning the Koran demand Muslim rulers charge ‘jizya’ or religious tax from nonbelievers. Does not Koran 2:191-193 ask Muslims to drive out nonbelievers first and them if they don’t go fight them till the end. Muslims are reaping what they sow.

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      Hey Jehan stop singing for your supper from Vasudeva the sycophantic dead leftist who lives of the dictator’s handouts!
      Vasu is indeed a disgrace – as Minister of national integration he should ensure that the criminals in Saffron robes that lead the Balu Sena are tried in open court and sent to prison for incitement to religious and racial hatred, destruction of private property, and causing Public disorder.
      A trial of the leaders of the Balu Sena is the bottom line, the head line, and ONLY way forward – ACCOUNTABILITY.
      The saffron mob who are patronised by Gota the goon, Vaus’s patron too must be held ACCOUNTABLE – No amount of public education campaigns you propose will do in place of the law taking its course against racist bigots who disturb the peace! The NGOs must work with the Muslim community to hold Balu Sena accountable and have its leaders tried in open court.
      The culprits must be punished after a trial. This is the only way to stop racial and religious violence now.
      The Muslim victims must file the case against the Balu Sena and NGOS and The clown Vasu needs to ensure that this is done – in order to protect national integration!

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        Quite right! No amount of public education campaigns would do in place of the LAW taking its course against racist bigots who disturb the peace!
        The law must take its course and justice must be served. The leaders of the Balu Sena and the monks at the scene of the crime (captured on video) must be arrested, tried in open court and put behind bars – aka. held accountable. (What is the cowardly and corrupt so called Minister of justice, Rauf the louse doing?!)

        This, taking legal action against Balu Sena. must be the first priority of civil society, and the second must be starting a campaign to patronize Muslim and Tamil shops – to make minorities and their businesses thrive. Start a counter campaign against the Balu Sena. At the root of the attacks in 1983 on Tamil’s and today on Muslims is jealousy of their economic and professional success by the Sinhala majority who think that minorities are second class citizens and should be kept in their place and not allowed to be SUCCESSFUL.
        Of course, as the debt ridden economy crashes due to the Rajapakse brothers corruption, the regime is looking for scapegoats in the minority communities. Hence Gota the goon’s patronage of the Balu Sena.
        As such civil society NGOs must work with the Muslim community to hold the jealous, greedy and envious Balu Sena accountable and have its leaders tried in open court. The Buddhist Sanga must speak out at the Balu sena’s distortion of “What the Buddha Taught” (Walpola Rahula) The leaders of the Balu Sena must be punished after a trial. This is the only way to stop racial and religious violence now.
        The Muslim victims must file the case against the Balu Sena and NGOS and The clown Vasu needs to ensure that this is done – in order to protect national integration!

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    Basically it is the job of the govt to put a stop to this type of racist attacks. However the govt and president have not done anything other than uttering a few vague statements calling for unity and requesting the majority to set an example? Other than that the main rabble rousers and inciters have been given a free hand to to their dirty work.

    So unless these people are dealt with under the law of the land, it is useless to talk about peace and unity. First implement the law and constitution that gurantees the right of every citizen. Otherwise the entire country can face the consequences of the actions of a few skinheads.

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    We are a multi religious, multi cultural country. If the saffron robed thugs and their goons cannot comprehend that the minorities belong here, and are not going anywhere, then it is up to the leaders in the country, especially those who are in power, to step in and make that very clear. To begin with no hate speeches and rabble rousing should be tolerated, and any violence against any group and businesses HAVE to be dealt with very sternly. This government that bragged it got rid of terrorism, seems incompetent to take down and stop saffron robed skin heads and their violent followers from intimidation and violence.
    Whatever their game is, the Rajapaksa’s have let the people of Sri Lanka down by condoning these ugly acts by being silent. It is a sorry nation that cannot trust it’s government to protect the people during a crisis.

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    During the 30 years of disaster,i remember in every friday sermon muslims of SL praying for Peace including myself.The situation in the ground today in SL says to myself,did i do a mistake praying for peace in SL?

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      Asif, Most of my muslim friends in those days against peace. They openly told me that as long as we Tamils and Sinhalese fight, they are safe. The moment they stop fighting,Muslims will face problems from Sinhalese. Muslim factors also played significant role in breaking peace talks.

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      ASIF,
      There are at least 109 verses in the Quran that call Muslims to war with nonbelievers for the sake of Islamic rule. Don’t tell me you haven’t ever read them and prayed for a jihad for it.

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    Ones who created this beast would not be tamed by them, perhaps the beast may attack the creators also so soon.

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    The society at large has been made to look more polarised than it is by our politicians and media. Small groups of extreme elements,unrepresentative of the communities at large are portrayed as the communities. Their voice, noise and actions become those of the communities. Instead of isolating , marginalising and demonising them, they are sanitized and glorified. Cads become transformed into messaias. Cowards are portrayed as heros. The low is portrayed As the height. Rogues become benefactors. . Rascals become saints. They are collectively defined with time as the communities or the society at large. This has been the tragedy of Sri Lanka.

    The advances in electronic communications and mobile telephones with cameras, are beginning to change this culture of glorifying the extreme fringe and making them the norm. The BBS stands exposed for what it is, thanks to these advances. The people, wherever they may be, now see the nasty and the ugly in all their colours , hues and odours very fast. There is nothing like seeing to believing. The voice of the people, which was not heard and read before are now read and heard as never before. Articles and comments written by a wide spectrum of people, of all kinds and types, are a buffet laid out, for the people to read and form their opinions. The people seem to be drawing the right inferences from what they see and read.

    What is unfolding will lay the foundations for true democracy and good governance in Sri Lanka, in the years to come.

    The Colombo Telegraph represents this phenomenon. May a thousand such flowers bloom!

    Dr.Rajasingham Narendran

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      The society at large has been made to look more polarised than it is by our politicians and media. Small groups of extreme elements,unrepresentative of the communities at large are portrayed as the communities. Their voice, noise and actions become those of the communities. Instead of isolating , marginalising and demonising them, they are sanitized and glorified. Cads become transformed into messaias. Cowards are portrayed as heros. The low is portrayed As the height. Rogues become benefactors. . Rascals become saints. They are collectively defined with time as the communities or the society at large. This has been the tragedy of Sri Lanka.

      How true for you as well…..

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        You mean “Rascals become saints”…

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      well said Dr you hit the nail on the head

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    Muslims in SL, even if all of them don’t pray 5 times a day, will at least attend Jumma prayers on Friday, and this gathering is in such large numbers at all Jumma Masjids throughout the whole country, nay throughout the whole world. The Buddhist monks are quite jealous and aghast and complain that they cannot galvanize such crowds to visit their own Temples, even just for one occassion, let alone every week. In fact, this Friday gathering is so effective, that if the Ulama (person conducting the sermon) calls for a response, the people could be out on the streets immediately after prayers is over. But fortunately the calm and cool approach by ACJU, which consists of passed out and registered Moulavis and Alims of this country, will get their cue from their masters. There are many instances of volunteers (young blood) willing to lay down their lives for Islam, in many places around the country. When we gather at our Muslim functions, everyone is quick to condemn BBS canards and ridicule their understanding of Islam and practices. Even the Friday sermons transmitted on our SLBC service requests people to be calm, which has the greatest impact on the rabble rousers. Very soon, Insha Allah the truth will be clear, BBS will banished for good and sanity will once again prevailin this beautiful country we call our land, our home..

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      Marwan, some of the things BBS saying is true and are facts. Those who know Muslims well knew this. My point is does BBS has the rights to condemn attack Muslims? Yes, Sinhala girls are attracted by Muslim boys, what Muslims can do for this? In my university time, my all 3 Muslim friends had some sort of relationship with Sinhala girls. 2 of them had “beer” with me. But at the same time we had a special prayer room and they had special permission to have prayer during lecture hours. We didn’t have lectures after 11 am to allow Muslims to go to Palli.

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    The continuation of this govt backed up by Tamil Elam war
    triumphalism and consequent unwillingness to finish off
    deep rooted hatred filled racist mindset is, the trigger
    of this next target.One other vital factor is that SLFP
    led coalitions won’t go to sleep until some damage is
    done to private enterprises through nationalization or
    heavy restrictions.With JRJ constitution,they got all
    their hands properly cuffed and couldn’t touch anything.
    So,with enough ammunition in most hearts and souls and a
    long time target at easy reach,all what’s needed was just
    a helping hand from the right elements.It’s created.And the
    latest trend,no more nationalizations!Loot,robbery rapes
    and killings.Who brought them to power and for what? And
    why did they want power again and again? To finish jobs
    left undone? 2500 yrs old proud history!

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    First it was the Cassoack variety of Rayappu & S.J.Emmanuel and the likes in the catholic & christian church for 30+ years yet continue.
    Can not blame then as they are not Rome’s Missionaries BUT they are their Mecenaries..
    Holy Roman Empire expanding reaching out its tentacles through above.

    Then…. from where did Balu Sena’s emerge ? Are they following the Cassoack varieties and going one better throwing their power phisically.

    All these Catholic & Christian Clergies along with Safron Clad clergy and NGOs need to be caged. They are the sowers and the source of criminalism in the country.
    Loot keepers, Statue abductors and Thugs……..CAGE THEM ALL.

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    It appears the President is unable to stand up and respond to the serious issues that are threatening the very fabric of the society and governance. He is in the ghettoes.

    It is the very same experience Pirabakaran went through in the later years when he was in the ghettoes as the six blind mice around him were running the show.

    It looks like the President is pushing the cart and is struggling to pull it as he has baggaged it heavily.

    When I was working for a family company, it is the very same experience the business went though. I business progressively sunk.

    It is a no win situation as it is family Vs the business – a battle real ground indeed!

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    If law enforcement is correctly implemented,most these attacks can be prevented.
    In almost all attacks,police have stood by and have not arrested anyone.
    The miscreants with or without robes must be arrested and produced before a magistrate.
    This is not being done.
    In any democracy,this is a Law and Order problem.But here it is being treated as if the perpetraters are above the law.

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    Dhaksha: You can condemn BBS monks as ‘saffron robed skin heads’ and ‘their followers as violent’. But you cannot find one verse in any of the 55 books of Tripitake where Buddha Dhamma incited violence.

    Can you say the same about your religion. Very few verses of tolerance and peace is there. Over 75% of the time Godly verses in your Koran call for nonbelievers to be degraded, fought and subdued until they either accept humiliation, impose Jizya (tax), convert to Islam, or are killed. This is bad ideology.

    You should know that rabble rousing started by your own Prophet. Had not Muhammad read as Allah said (Koran 9:123) “O you who believe! fight those of the unbelievers who are near to you and let them find in you hardness”. There are hundreds of worse verses.

    Surely most of you and particularly the ones that walk with fully grown beards and Ulemas must be murmuring such verses five times a day and explaining the merits of abiding by it to their followers.

    Most Buddhists do not know the truth. They are lead to believe Islam is peace. They do not know your Ulemas repeat nasty verses against them five times a day behind their back. They do not think about heinous crimes, plunder Muslims did to Nalanda, and the Buddhist places of worship. You have forgotten that King Senerath had given a safe haven when Portuguese persecuted your ancestors. You have bitten the hand that fed you. You have now taken Sinhalas for gullible. You have used that good deed and our good nature to plunder our heritage in the east. You have even forced upon us your Halaal.

    BBS does not propagate racism or bigotry . BBS does not promote violence like the Koran. Opposing tin sheds and rented dwellings used as places of worships is not bigotry. Tin sheds in sacred areas are illegal and an eyesore.

    BBS is only trying to open eyes of Sinhala Buddhists for them to know what is coming up against them. They identify the enemy that have openly ganged up against Sinhala Buddhists of late. They have unmasked the enemy in the guise of ‘true’ Buddhists, democrats, egalitarians, Human Rights defenders, intellectuals etc. I am not surprised about the vociferous opposition to BBS.

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    Rumours especially the vicious ones are the forte of the anti Govt elements both local and overseas.

    Few that come to mind are the Grease Yakkos, White Vans,Rajapaksas buying Appollo, and Intercon,

    These current rumours ,on the balance of probabilities are also from the same sources.

    Why, because having failed all attempts since May 2009 this appears easiest to destabilize and destroy the current peace and harmony.

    CPA stats surely has a clear bias, based on their past form.

    Among the Monk population, UNP and JVP have the best track record for acting stupid in the past.

    They are plentyful now and can be easily manipulated with little inducements by the Opposition politicians who have more affection for the Diaspora and their Western buddies than the poor inhabitants.

    Is Gota so naive to let these rabblerouser destroy the country and play into the hands of the TGTE Diaspora and its allies?..

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    I cannot say that I know the history of Sri Lanka as an American, but I am trying to understand it. I do know that I had the privilege of attending Eastern Connecticut State University with several fine persons from Sri Lanka. One of my closest friends is a Muslim from Sri Lanka and he is not anything to fear because he is Muslim. He took me to a Buddhist ceremony when we were at college together even though that was not his faith. He respects my faith and will wish me a Merry Christmas or, most recently, a Happy Easter. He seemed to take pride in the Temple of the Tooth in Kandy and even got me a t-shirt from Kandy. How is it that my Muslim friend from there can have so much respect for other faiths and not be respected for his faith? I hope Sri Lanka finds peace because there are fine people I care about there. I think what makes American diversity work is because we all share a unique identity here. My friend is Sri Lankan, but I see him as an American. Out motto here is “out of many, one.” I suppose having strong laws also helps. I don’t know what the answer is to the issues in Sri Lanka. It is my hope that the Muslims in the Far East will approach these problems in a more intelligent way than many have in other circumstances. I hope they use it as an opportunity for Islam to show a good side in the face of problems such as those detailed in the editorial. And, I hope they urge enforcement of the laws to investigate and bring those who commit crimes to justice. I think it is that simple. I think if all people were like my Muslim Sri Lankan friend then the world would be a better place for sure. It just takes respect for each other. We all share a lot in common even though we are different. My Muslim friend, like me, had a picture of his mother in his wallet. We all have people we love and care about. Those are the basics that bind us all together. I am of the Christian faith myself, but I pray to God, Allah, Buddha and anyone who will listen for peace in Sri Lanka. They have had enough trouble in Sri Lanka and deserve to heal and have a lasting peace….

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      Thanks Wyatt. Your concern for sense to prevail in Sri Lanka is greatly appreciated. It is truly heartening to read of your concerns and interest in the welfare of citizens in a distant land, which hardly registers in the average American mind. I have worked with Americans in Peace Hawk project in Saudi, specifically for a company called Northrop Aircraft Services Division (NASD). At that time, most did not even know where Sri Lanka was on the map. But I guess now things must be quite different.

      I must inform you that in general the Muslims are getting along fine with the majority Buddhists. It is just a fringe group that is suffering from an inferiority complex, and instigating public to kill the peace and bring in hegemony over all other religious communities. This has open government approval purely as political gimmicks to gain favour from the majoeity 70% who are Sinhala Buddhists.

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    “Those involved in the March 24 incident at Pepiliyana, in which two business establishments including the Fashion Bug were attacked, had agreed to mitigate the matter today.

    Nugegoda Magistrate Ajith P Masinghe released the 17 suspects including three persons in robes with a stern warning. (TFT)-Daily Mirror of 0/13.”

    Law has taken its course! Order has been restored! Justice has been served! Criminals are free! We will have more and more of the same!

    O’ Tempora, O’ Mores!

    Dr.Rajasingham Narendran

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      Ph pleeeeeese …..stop complaining ! You came happily from greener pastures when the Tamils were down after the LTTE left us in tatters to trample them some more so you could hobnob with the likes of Gota and MR and now complaining !!!!
      Your bosom buddy is responsible, and didn’t you say that he was cleaning up the canals in Wellawatte so it doesn’t flood any more and he will continue to clean Colombo up? Well was this the cleaning you were thinking of?

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    Dr.Narendran Rajasingham, Sometimes you are writing like a philanthropist and next like rogue. So does it matter to you that Papiliyana problem solve amicably. It seems that you want this problem aggravate and start another violence activities all over the country. You are also a double agent.

    Muslims in this country a much confined minority ethnic group like everywhere in this world. Their acivities confined to themselves. They have their own financial institutions. They have their own educational systems which based on religion. Their activities controlled by religion as well as mosque or Ullemas. Within last decade muslims activities both social and economic here also drastically confined to themselves by the mosque. I have few muslim moderate friends and most of what I write here gather from them. Not that they openly talk these things but when we have merry moments they spill these things without their knowledge.

    Now in SL extremist muslims and from Ullemas in the mosque put pressure on normal moderate muslims to deal with their own institutions,or commercial establishments etc… This request or rather say order comes from muslims higher-ups in mosque. That is why banks like Amano-Takaful rapidly incresing their branches all over the island. On the surface you cannot visible these activities. Not before very long the banks in Gulf region also come to SL and expand all over.

    The people here criticise BBS, must keep in mind that anybody in this country has freedom to protest. Most of them think that monks should not protest. Then whom protest on behalf of Sinhala Buddhists? Does it Ranil,Karu,Somawansa,Wickramabahu,Vasu,Wijedasa rajapaksha,Pakiysoothy,Jehan,Sambandan or CBK?

    Some says recently concluded UNHRC session muslim countries vote with SL and if the campaighn against muslims going on we might lose the support. Because we get the support from muslim countries, do we need to forget what extremist muslims doing here? Then we might win internationally but internally we sinhalese definitely lose our country. What’s the purpose? Even if we defeat in UNHRC no country can take action in Security council. It is not because of muslim countries but China and Russia.

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