20 January, 2021

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De Facto CJ Felicitated By De-Facto Bar Midst Navi Pillay Visit

The Bar Association of Sri Lanka has refused to welcome the present de facto Chief Justice Mohan Peiris, despite several attempts made by pro government lawyers, Colombo Telegraph learns.

De facto Chief Justice Mohan Pieris

Former Vice President of the BASL Anoma Gunatilaka who resigned when the Bar voted overwhelmingly to support Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake during the impeachment and resolved to refrain from welcoming and illegally appointed successor, and W. Dayaratne along with recently appointed PCs have now organised a felicitation dinner to show the world that the “Bar” is with Mohan Pieris.

Interestingly, it has been organised for Monday night, the day hand picked judges meet Navi Pillay to impress upon her that the Sri Lankan judiciary is upto the mark on the protection of human rights. The lawyers working in all state institutions and Forces are mandatorily required to attend tonight’s dinner while all Partners of all  the legal Firms have been given the books of 10 tickets (and often spoken to personally by the judges) to ensure attendance of the lawyers.

The Bar Association of Sri Lanka has decided to boycott the event.

The de facto Chief Justice was formerly the advisor to the Cabinet, the infamous Defence Ministry and the spokesman of the Government of Sri Lanka who had defended the Sri Lankan human rights record in Geneva.  During his brief period as the Attorney General he is credited with having totally politicised the AG’s department.

In a news flash an  SMS is currently being circulated through the lawyers with the  following message:

“A felicitation of the de facto CJ without the BASL blessings to be held on Monday evening by a grateful group of lawyers. In reaction to the inconvenient pressure group   “Lawyers for Democracy”, those who attending this function are to be used to form a counter  pressure group – “Lawyers for Favors”.

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    The GREED of this guy, shows no scruples whatsoever. He appears worse than the Emperor without clothes. Whom does he believe he is bluffing? Himself or the Masses? Patetic indeed.

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    Mr A.Gnanadasan FORMER aDDITIONAL SOLICITOR GENERAL who went against Present Cj when Mohan pieris was the Attorney Geeral was removed and not given extension because Mr .Gnanadasan NEVER agreed with Mohan on certain decisions made bY Mohan.Now Gnanadasan was campaighninG against present CJ mOHAN.

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    Immediately before being appointed as the Chief Justice, the ruling family clique had appointed him as the Chairperson of Seylan Bank – another Central Bank-controlled commercial bank in trouble. Then, don’t forget the regular weekly pow wows they had had at the Central Bank – Ajith Niward Cabraal, Gota & MOHAN PEIRIS.

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    Wonder why this felicitation after so long, all of a sudden? Is it to cover his Nudity in te presence of Navi Piullai to show that he is THE CJ? How small minds work?

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    Our legal system is in a mess.
    The supreme court is held in contempt by majority of lawyers.
    The Minister of Justice is silent.
    There cannot be justice for the common man in important litigation.
    This dinner to impress Pillay will be a failure in that Pillay is a world renowned jurist and will already be knowing about the CJ impeachment,and will know all this,and that this is an attempt to ‘brainwash’ her.

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    I really cannot understand Present Bar Association decision to boycott every time against CJ. Mohan Peiris.Most of our past Cj’s do you think 100% impartial? Politically not connected to any ruling Government Leaders in the past.Most of this Executive members of this Bar Association are also according to my knowldge are very well connected to the all sort of political parties in our country. That’s a reality.Most of them are expecting to gain some thing out of this situation.All are human being.They do mistakes.We are living in a Asian Democratic country still we have to learn lot of thing.We cannot expect 100% impartial people from Judiciary of any other profession in our country.I belive their are lot of divions among our Bar Association.Let them organise facilitation for any one.What the matter to others. You have right to oppose.of cause that’s what we are doing our day today in our courts.Bar Association some decision are very silly according to my opinion.Be realistic as a Very important profession of our country.

    Kumar

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      Kumar,

      Yes a democratic country was hijacked by the Alibaba crook after 65 years of Independence abusing the 18th Amendment.

      There’s a big difference between a Mistake and a Kangetta appointing his home Nade Robin Hoods to various top positions.

      The day Kangetta going to clean up the Central Bank’s Seven Billion US Dollar Foreign Currency Reserve and Six Billion Dollar Gold Reserve is not going to be very far.

      Now the Krish deal is on Abeyance with the 400 million rupee commission.
      What is going to be the next.

      Cruising around the world with the Nade looking for cheap publicity, fun, holiday, ample Vodka and signing fake trade deals with poor third world countries will not slove Sri Lanka’s economic problems, but only waste our resources and valuable foreign exchange.

      http://english.pravda.ru/history/25-08-2005/8813-belarus-0.

      For 65 years after Independence, none of the past Sri Lankan Presidents or Prime ministers ever cruised around the world to sign some fake Trade deals. There are Ministers and Ambessadors available to do them.

      Mr.Vodka and Rum Bonaparte cruising around the world Promoting Belarus Vodka and Bonaparte in Sri Lanka.

      What and when is the next “Yamang Bando Vesak Balanna with Nade tour……

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    what are the SO CALLED bilateral talks that President of the country – nation^s robbery king holding with Belarus, while UN Human right chief, Ms Pillay is on a visit to the country.

    He could better advise his step brother Mervin Silva to behave well not just passing all level comments to the visiting Ms Pillay. – remarks like
    ” I will marry Ms Pillay”…. are very far from srilanken learnt decency.

    We the nation were respected by the world until these bunch took the office, today, they look at us not second to the manner they did at the time Gadaphi was reigning his country.

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      why is that Mervin seems tobe resistant to all prevailing laws in the country ?

      He is proved rabid dog, but no actions have been taken against his murderous cases, no have the authorities paid any attention whatever abusive acts he has been carrying out to the nation. Enough is enough.

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    Jayantha,Samuel I agreed with you for certain things you have stated, but at the mean time tell us who is responsible for this system.JR Latye Jayawardane designed Presidential system and proportional system miscalculating UNP may remaining in power in our country for ever.But what has happen the other way round it was turn into other-side.After that President Premadasa ,Chadrika used power according to their capacity during their rulings.of course except President Hon.Wijetunga.
    Do you think MR is a exceptional to this lot no no.no.All of them appointed their family members and friends to important position in the country as well as our mission of the around the world.Used Commission and their family members and friends using and living abroad doing various business in those countries.We can tell you their activities before any commission.They are very smart they have luxury villas,Some of them are living like sans but some living aboard.Commission business is the most important part of Politicians.Like any broker of the street they are hunting for every penny local of foreign companies collecting funds from their survival in the political Business.We should do what? To exposed these thing to the voters /general public in our country.Not to give them vote next time to chanting their slogans to the people again.That’s why politicians son also following their father or mother steps and enter in to politics.This is a very easy business in the world.Idiots are finally ruling the country.their friends are singing and dancing according to their tune.We are awaiting for another five or Six years.

    Kumar

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