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Easter Sunday Terror Attacks: State & Community To Blame 

By Rajeewa Jayaweera

Rajeewa Jayaweera

The bombing spree on Easter Sunday consisted of eight explosions between 8.45 AM and 2.15 PM in three churches, three luxury hotels, a tourist inn, and housing complex. The death toll amounted 253 including 45 children and 44 foreigners. Over 500 were injured. Nine suicide bombers too perished. A further narration of the explosions itself is unnecessary as it has been adequately reported.

At the outset, let it be stated, the government failed in its duty. Ignoring the warning given by the Indians is but the tip of the iceberg. It is not known to what extent the various intelligence agencies of the country had previous knowledge of the terrorist group the carried out the suicide bombings.  However, it certainly has much to do with these agencies being constrained by the present government from carrying out its designated functions. The Geneva Resolution and appeasement politics were crucial factors.

Besides the government, the local Muslim community too must carry its fair share of the blame.    

The bombings have been attributed to the National Thowheeth Jama’ath (NTJ), a local radical Islamist group. Mohamed Cassim Zahran, a Sri Lankan national of Islamic faith has been identified as its founder leader. He unusually perished in the blast at the Shangri La Hotel. The actual act of suicide bombing is usually reserved for cannon fodder rankers and not leaders of terror groups.  Amaq News Agency claimed the attacks to be ISIS-inspired, a terror group calling for a global re-unification of Muslims. 

Sri Lanka first became aware of radicalized Muslim youth when former Defense Secretary Karunasena Hettiarachchi warned in early 2016, 36 Muslim men had left the country to fight for ISIS. 

Former Justice Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe, in November 2016 informed Parliament of 32 Sri Lankan Muslims joining ISIL in Syria. “All these (Muslims) are not from ordinary families. These people are from the families which are considered as well-educated and elite” he said, adding that the government was aware of some foreigners coming to Sri Lanka to spread what he called Islamic extremism. 

Rajapakshe was condemned by representatives of the Muslim community who complained of racism and demanded evidence. The National Security Council and Cabinet spokesperson Minister Rajitha Senaratne both refuted the former Justice Minister’s claim. So did NM Ameen, President of the Muslim Council of Sri Lanka (MCSL). 

Nay Sayers received the evidence they wanted on Easter Sunday. Regrettably, it was not they who paid the price. 

Once the atrocity was committed, the moderate Muslims were quick to claim, it was the work of a small group of radicalized misguided persons. Sheik MIM Rizwi Mufti, President of the All Ceylon Jammiyathul Ulama (ACJU), the apex body of Islamic scholars in Sri Lanka immediately claimed, he provided Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando with all details of chief bomber Zahran and had urged Fernando to arrest the NTJ leader. 

He further claimed, “I am the first to reveal the presence of IS terrorists in Sri Lanka way back in 2014.” 

If that be the case, why did he not support Rajapakshe’s claim in 2016? Despite scanning the internet, this writer did not come across a single news item of Rizwi Mufti endorsing the former Minister’s assertion.  

Did Rizwi Mufti share his invaluable information with the community’s elected representatives? Why did Ministers Kabir Hashim, Rauf Hakeem, Rishad Bathiudeen, MHA Haleem, Faizer Mustapha, and AHM Fowzi not endorse and add legitimacy to Rajapakse’s warning? 

Were these Ministers so out of touch with their own community? Is it that they were working at crossroads with ACJU? Or were they fearful of earning the community’s wrath? 

Some of the startling revelations in recent news items are summarized below.

MRM Malik, Director of Muslim Religious and Cultural Affairs Department, disclosed there were more than 500 unregistered mosques in the country in addition to the nearly 2,400 registered mosques.

MHA Haleem, Muslim Religious Affairs Minister, refuted the allegation made by SLFP General Secretary Dayasiri Jayasekera of having issued 440 permits to NTJ across the country. Would he tell the nation, what he did to prevent the illegal construction of 500 mosques?  

According to Minister Champika Ranawaka, 800 foreign Islamic clerics in the country have entered the country with tourist visas. They are teaching in Madrassas

A leading local news channel recently aired a news item of an Egyptian cleric being detained and led away by Police. He had been in the country for four years but did not possess a passport.

50 Turkish Fethullahist Terror Organization (FETO) members were in Sri Lanka. The Turkish Embassy in Colombo had supposedly handed over a list of their names and passport numbers to the Defense Ministry.  

Newspapers are awash with weapons, explosives, and detonators found by Police and armed forces raiding parties. The visual of 40 swords in their original packing, Kiris knives and several uniforms similar to those used by the Army found at a mosque at Palliyaweediya in Slave Island is a case in point. Yet Religious Affairs Minister Haleem would have us believe they may have been used to clear shrubs surrounding mosques. 

It is an as bad a response as Hemasiri Fernando’s dimwitted statement to BBC. 

There are many news items related to those close to senior Muslim politicians such as Rishad Bathiudeen, Azath Salley and MLAM Hizbullah having close links to NTJ. Some such persons have been arrested. A few have been released on bail. 

Minister Rauf Hakeem, Faizer Mustapha MP and AHM Fowzi MP have been extremely quiet. Mujibur Rahman MP after an initial outburst has gone silent. They have all gone gobsmack. 

They should all realize, those they employ as coordinating secretaries, secretaries, drivers, cooks or any other positions are invariably privy to a lot of sensitive information of much use to any terrorist movement. 

It is no different to the privileged information the Dealer son-in-law would have gathered by living together with his Central Bank Governor father-in-law. 

As we now observe, most of the suicide bombers were from middle and upper-middle-class families.

Most local Muslims are moderate in their views. Nevertheless, they are a relatively closed community, and many will refrain from reporting details of extremists in their midst to the authorities for fear of being ostracized from the community. 

The Imam of Kattankudi mosque has refused to bury the terrorist bodies in the mosque compound. Yet he and community elders remained silent while many moderates were chased away a few years ago by the likes of Zaharan. They also did nothing to prevent the town’s Arabization with date palm trees, road name boards in Arabic, a total ban on outlets selling alcohol and club, etc. 

The bombings may have been planned and executed by a small group. However, by no stretch of imagination can it be accepted, the appeasement rather than confrontation policy within the community at large worked directly or indirectly in favor of the planners and executors of the campaign. 

The only way over 500 illegal mosques could have been constructed and hundreds of foreign Islamic clerics brought into the country is because many in the community including moderates have wittingly or unwittingly extended their support. Is it conceivable, mosques, illegal or otherwise can be constructed without contributions from the community (besides foreign funding)? Is it also conceivable, a devotee could visit a mosque every day for prayers, meet up with foreign clerics for extended periods and not wonder how they had arrived and remained in the country indefinitely? 

Neither the ACJU or any other moderates’ organizations are on record complaining to Hemasiri Fernando or any other of illegal mosques and foreign preachers.

Muslim politicians promise Muslim votes and obtain ministerial positions based on their need to look after the interests of their community. Such ministers should have raised the information related to ISIS fighters and NTJ in Parliament thus compelling a myopic and inept government into action. They must stop appeasing extremists by remaining silent. 

Nevertheless, they would be the first to scream racism in case of state intervention.  

Only by joining the government and openly supporting its efforts in stamping out terrorism can they be of real service to both their country and community. 

The Sri Lankan government for its part must at least now demonstrate its impartiality by concluding legal proceedings against the 2018 Teldeniya/Digana/Kandy rioters. 

PS

This writer went to the Super Market on May 01st to buy some beef and found a Notice Board stating meat sales were prohibited. I did not know whether to laugh or cry. The 225 imbeciles in the House by Diyawannawa have had no time to draft laws to deal with Sri Lankans joining foreign terror organizations. But somebody had the time to decide and make May Day a meatless day. Talk about priorities!

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    What ever it is, the objectives of the Handler of the Srilankan-ISIS are clear. Handler wanted the ISIS leader Saharan to die which means, the handler did not want any information about this attack organizing to be known outside This IsIs definitely did not want Nasirishthan. the simple reason is they allowed SAHARAN to die.

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      Saharan and his extremist clan might have been just the tools, who knows. Saharan’s extremist mindset might have been used by another entity, and that might have changed his targeted victims. Looking at the arrested lot in connection with these, doesn’t convince me having the capability to carry out such an attack.

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    A thoughtful, timely and reflective article. Thank you. I worry that churches and Christian schools will continue to be targets.

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    God bless the author! The Government thankfully banned the face veil. It should now ban polygamy and raise the minimum age for the marriage of Muslim women. True Christians should also make the effort to teach Mohammedans that God loves them and in turn expects all mankind to love others without considerations of religion. Muslims need to be set free from the hatred that is ingrained in their Quran. Jesus taught us to love one other and to turn the other cheek. Note that there was no Christian retaliation against the Muslims this time. Jesus thought us to forgive. He forgave those who tortured him while he was on the Cross. Mohammed instead taught violence, war and misogyny. He exterminated the Jews of Medina.

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    Wow Rajeewa, I was waiting and waiting,, and it took three weeks for you to respond. So two gone (Laksiri and you) and DJ left, who really dosent matter to readers anymore . What a scum you are. As usual you started with facts and kept narrating the story, building up suspense and then abruptly ended in 2014 ,concluding how good MR is and his foresight to see what was coming. Dude people are not that fool as you think. I was reading the comments of Daily Mirror readers on a Muslim minister,s suggestions that confiscated illegal arms found in Mosques may be used to clear the bushes and weed around mosques. So hilarious the readers took him to cleaners. We as medical students are very familiar in writing an essay without really knowing the substance to get some points out of a question, which we did not study. We start with known facts and keep dragging until the examiner is tired (but convinced the student knows the subject) and then in the middle we write all kind of alternate facts (of our own) to make answer lengthy enough and at the conclusion stay ambivalent with out committing to any blunders which will obviously make the examiner to read again in depth and understand what the student is up to. It is a risky (but worth taking) because it can also urge the examiner to reassess all the previous marked answers. Dude the perpetrators were well known to Rajapaksas too because they were active as early as in 2009/10. I am not going to go into details because it is now available all over the media domestic and international.You trying to date this as 2014 and portraying MR as some political soothsayer is a F – – – – N joke

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      Chiv
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      I usually do not respond to you vituperative comments. Nevertheless, I am making an exception today.
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      Firstly, sorry to have kept you waiting for two weeks (not three since is Easter Sunday was 21 April). I did write but my email to CT failed to transmit which I did not discover till Sunday morning. Better late than never. Try the link if interested.
      http://www.island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=203138
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      You seem to have got your knickers in a twist. Do you not know the difference between Rajapakshe (Wijeyadasa) who I have referred to and Rajapaksa (MR) who I have not referred to at all?
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      It would appear, your pathological hatred for MR seems to have clouded your judgment and got the better of you.
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      Next time, for your own good, think before you jump old chap!!!

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        Rajeewa Jayaweera,
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        “Were these Ministers so out of touch with their own community? Is it that they were working at crossroads with ACJU? Or were they fearful of earning the community’s wrath?”
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        When the Defense Secretary hasn’t discussed the matter officially with President, PM, State Minister of Defense and other important ministers, isn’t it stupidity to expect a ACJU chief to go and tell these critical national security related info to Muslim ministers just because they too are Muslims?
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        Your second stupidity in the article, “Despite scanning the internet, this writer did not come across a single news item of Rizwi Mufti endorsing the former Minister’s assertion”
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        Rizvi Mufti showed a copy of what he submitted to 2 of the Defense Secretaries in front of President, all higher level religious leaders, and other officials. Just because you couldn’t find the info, does it mean he bluffs in front of all others there? In a critical situation like this, do you think those copies and claims will not be probed?

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      Reply to Chav
      “We as medical students are very familiar in writing an essay without really knowing the substance to get some points out of a question, which we did not study. We start with known facts and keep dragging until the examiner is tired (but convinced the student knows the subject) and then in the middle we write all kind of alternate facts (of our own) to make answer lengthy enough and at the conclusion stay ambivalent with out committing to any blunders which will obviously make the examiner to read again in depth and understand what the student is up to. It is a risky (but worth taking) because it can also urge the examiner to reassess all the previous marked answers.”

      As an examiner in medical exams I find the above statements astounding. I question your ability to be a decent doctor if as an undergraduate you believe in dishonesty. This is why SL needs a medical council with teeth to suspend doctors and a regulatory body to oversea medical undergraduates.
      If students like you become doctors, God help patients in SL for years to come.

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      Chiv,

      What is your IQ? Well below the mean 79?

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      Is there a timeframe imposed by some authority for Rajeewa to respond? No so he is entitled to write when he wants and on whatever subject he wishes. You may agree or disagree with him but he has selected his fact to support his case. His article was well researched and well written and of interest to most people who read it. His conclusions are his own and you may agree or disagree with him but that is your business.

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    Pogroms do not deter or deter dissent. Evenhandedly addressing grievances will lead to permanent solution. This requires courage.

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    The same Wijedasa, told today that Basil Rajapaksa was responsible. I am SORRY , if Wijedasa is the one you had mentioned and not the usual Rajapaksas. But not answering to my previous comments ???? because you could not deny the facts (not because you did not want to)Because we as readers know which side you are????? Nilame will tell you all about past and personal history in clinical reports. Still I stand by the fact these extreme groups originated and were active during MR times. Nilame thanks for your advise you being upright citizen and reading the comment out of context shows your clinical sense than common sense. Anyway thanks to the country and people I discontinued my education in Lanka and completed elsewhere and had the opportunity to complete my post graduation in an Ivy League school where we were taught about empathy, respect and considering Bio Psycho Social aspects of a person in treatment than writing pages of essay.

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      Oops did u say Ivy Leauge but unable to differentiate between pakshe and paksa? Gv me a break. Ivy League unis do not sell forged degrees

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      Wijedasa would anything to be on good books at this critical juncture of lanken politics.
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      BP Wijedasa Rajapakshe was the only UNP Minister continued also in that 52- d FAKE cabinet: If the bugger by any chance got caught by the bombings and left the nation would have been the happiest thing for th enation. THese men, are just trying to fish on muddy roads.
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      Wijedasa should be made accountable not to have speeded up the crime investigations intiated by GGovernance govt.
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      But this bugger, and another big bayya would do anything to protect Rajapakshe high criminals. As for me, I would pray gods to punish these men, be caught by all the divine punishments if not now, in coming days.

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    “Sri Lanka first became aware of radicalized Muslim youth when former Defense Secretary Karunasena Hettiarachchi warned in early 2016, 36 Muslim men had left the country to fight for ISIS.”

    The about statement is utterly wrong and it is just to justify the dictator who started violence against Muslims immediately after 2009. The radicalisation in the muslim community has a long history. When the Muslims in the East were training and arms by Buddhist Sinhala Fundamentalists to attack Tamils and using them as intelligence officers, the seed was sown by Buddhist Sinhala Fundamentalists. LTTE with intelligence identified Kaattankudi mosque as the breeding place for terrorism in 1990.
    There must be some direct or indirect relationship to the Buddhist Sinhala Fundamentalist to this bomb blast which targetted Tamil Christians. The media is silent on the arrest of two Tamil youths inside the University of Jaffna accusing them as terrorists. They did not find any weapons or materials inside buth they only found some decayed photo’s of Pirabhaharan. Further it is now coming to the truth that recent Vavunatheivu attack was the work Srilankan intelligence service with the help of the recent attackers of Bombs. What is clear from this is that it is a well planned attack to bring back the dictatorship.

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      And they found so many Muslims willing to give up their lives for this purpose! Come, come…..

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        Having said that, I agree with you who the most likely beneficiaries of this will be. Alas.

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    What role did the Rajapakses , especially Gotabhaya play in preventing this calamity? Bensen

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      Bensen Berner

      “What role did the Rajapakses , especially Gotabhaya play in preventing this calamity? “

      The history shows they are capable of fishing in troubled waters. If necessary they create one for their overall benefit.
      For example, Stealing from Tsunami aid, 10 years of misrule, Singha Le campaign, Creation of BBS, banning of Singing Tamil National Anthem, founding SLPP, Avant Garde Security Service, October 2018 coup, refused to send Duminda to prison, Wimal Weerawansa the pint size version of Cyril Mathew, White Vanning, …………………….

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    I can see the envy in you London Man. Do not feel bad . May be next time. Pakshe and Paksa may be important to you (may be even a life and death issue) , not for me mate. As I said Ivy Leagues train people to be humane . Not to write lengthy essays and pick on spell checks instead of facts. Any way this statement is for you Rajeewa. Now that you are responding to my comments lets cut the chase. I have been following CT for over 10 years and have read your columns. (also the comments from CT readers )I just have one question for you ??? Arent you a Rajapaksa proxy . I will give you the reasons why I believe so. In this article you have questioned and held everyone responsible except for Rajapaksas and the previous regime (not a word). So according to your journalistic ethics , the riots against Muslims, burning down mosques, vandalizing Muslim establishments, disrobing hijabs and BBS extremism, has nothing to do with Easter tragedy. This has been your pattern in past.There is not one article where you thought Rajapaksas were in any way responsible for the Lankan rot. Hence here too, you conveniently dated the problem to have originated in 2014. I will let you explain your position so that readers can judge.

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    For the readers who are disappointed with my education or professional carrier let me reassure you,ll that I have done pretty well for my self and I am proud of it. So lets put this aside and get to real facts / truths .Because future of our country depends on answers, as in accountability and not about my achievements.

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      Reply to Chave
      “professional carrier”- what does this mean? An air line carrier?
      Reading your posts leads me to seriously doubt the credentials you boast about. No Ivy League graduate will write English sentences like you do. It is not only the use of English language , your attitude also casts serious doubts about your claims.

      Anyone can claim lofty achievements here but only fools think that their writings will not reveal holes in their claims.

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    Between the lines of this article I read that the author is trying to protect Gotabaya’s part in promoting the radicalization of Muslims. Its Gotabaya who paid 26 individuals of Jamath group when he was the Defense Secretary from a secret account. Similarly the author is hiding and not even questioning the unsteady state of the government after the illegal act of the President appointing an illegal government violating the constitution as per Supreme Court for 52 days. Author has not blamed the President for not allowing the PM and Deputy Minister of Defense joining the security council meetings. He has conveniently ignored the fact the Leader of the Opposition Mahinda Rajapakse knew about this attacks in advance and called Gotabaya to inform him and not the PM when the President was out of the country. Further the author has not even entertained the notion that RAW which informed SL in advance would have informed President Sirisena when he was in their soil in India when they provided security details to him. All in all this article is a bias one sided article.

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    Rajeewa Jayaweera’s first sentence “The bombing spree on Easter Sunday consisted of eight explosions…”
    Was it a ‘spree’?

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    Most of the writers including Profs who write articles to CT are as obsolete and useless. There is hardly any research done, wisdom or new things to learn from the subject they write on. They know English, have Internet to do some desk-research, thanks to Google, then they pen down.

    We need to know little more than what is available on news channels. Cardinal keeps on saying there is someone powerful behind this attacks and it could be a foreign entity also. We only know HOW. But we don’t know WHO & WHY…

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      Amila W

      “Most of the writers including Profs who write articles to CT are as obsolete and useless. “

      Precisely like Mahawamsa.

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    I am surprised to read that people still talk about a God and Hoping some sort of Blessing. Those perished and victims of war too believed and prayed for some miracle to happen. And that miracle of fair justice and lasting peace has never come in reality.

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      Mano,

      The people were praying to God and those who claimed they believe in God killed them.

      So, how do you interpret this data?

      There is no God, but man made the God?

      There is no God, but God?

      Man was made in Gods image?

      Man evolved by evolution, like the other species?

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    Writer wants to overlook the fact that Islamist terrorism was created by Gota and Mahinda to counter the LTTE. They created Isamist home guards in places like Kattankudi which is the cradle of Islamic terrorism and overlooked the fact that it was growing in size during their appeasement of their Islamic chums. The situation has continued with Islamic ministers riding high while being courted for support by both Sinhala chauvinist camps. The Islamic ministers knew what was happening as did most of the Islamic community. Like reasonable Sinhalese who now claim that they did not participate in the Tamil carnage, they simply kept quiet while events were brewing. Like that, the reasonable Muslim also kept quiet. Keeping quiet in the case of rising chauvinism is no defence. They also serve who only stand and wait. Like the so called reasonable Sinhalese, the reasonable Muslim is also to blame. Most of all, Gota and Mahinda in whose time, the situation was created.

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    Government should take all steps to bring back normalcy as we enjoyed prior to 21st April attack reason for delay is interested parties to gain political advantage of the situation are spreading rumors this has to be stopped government has to come out now and fast track their development Minister should go to their ministers parliament members should go to their electorates and start rural development work .The structure of the news telecast has to be changed show something positive to the people.
    we don’t wont military rulers or military governments lets ordinary civilians rule the country with sanity .Get rid of the radicals BBS, Ravana ,Mahasona and Thawheed Jamaad and Christians fundamentalist converting Buddhist to Christianity, have a registrar for Churches , Temples ,Mosques and Sunday schools and regulate them. take all necessary steps to eliminate radicalization form society from which ever quarter it comes from send back all foreigners who have over stayed in the country
    In India there were to bomb attacks India is moving forward why cant we move forward we can Indian election is on now there in 5th round of voting children going to school everybody is working in India nothing has stopped why should we stop??

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    Anyone aware of the inquiry commission report which was handed to MS few days ago (who nominated in the first place, )????? What are the findings (if any), conclusions and recommendation???? Has it been already archived by MS. Transparency????I guess never heard that before in Lanka.

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    Rajeewa, still waiting for your answer. Are you a (Rajapakshe ouch I am so so sorry) Rajapaksa proxy ????More and more intelligence infor keeps coming . Few of the suicide bombers had completed their training and returned combat ready to Lanka in 2014. Being an expert please tell us how many years will it take to train one. (SF says 7 to 8 years).India has been providing vital information since early 2018 but our administration too ignored due to their antipathy towards neighbors. But during he battle with LTTE every infor provided then was readily accepted. But none this explains why MS did not disclose information to others. May be Rajeewa the expert will know the answers. Please enlighten us. The tactics Lankans use to deflect are pretty comical. When confronted with facts Lankans reply picking on spelling errors and missing commas/periods.

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    Rajeewa , my good old buddy/chap this is just a friendly advise. Read the article written by Kasun Kamaladasa (looks pretty young to both of us but seems to have much more maturity) titled “dealing with the devil”. It is a fair and factual presentation of “our failed nation”. We all witnessed how a country like New Zealand handled the after math(which is a lesson to the whole world)and how Lanka is now presenting it self to the world. Right here in CT we see authors,(including you), readers ,Lankan public, politicians and government exploiting further a self created human tragedy and spreading hatred,violence and more division. The callousness,apathy (under the pretext of ignorance),lack of remorse,civility and basic decency makes us “a true shit hole”.

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    Rajeewa , have anyone accused you of pathological hatred for ISIS or Hitler. I doubt it. You accusing me of pathological hatred for MR sounds oxymoron. Or should I take that has your answer to my question ???? Your unconditional submission to your master. If you had read my comments you will be aware that I do not belong to any party or politics.( If at all I am totally against both politics and religion).That does not mean I hate. But as I had reiterated before, I do hate Hypocrites.

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    Rajeewa it has been FOUR days since I asked you, a very simple question????? Are you a Rajapaksa (hope I got the name right) PROXY. The clock is ticking buddy. A week is a reasonable time for you to answer. Let me wait.

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    Rajeewa, my old buddy. It is almost a week since I posted a simple question to you. Are you a Rajapaksa proxy ????? I take your silence as your answer. People who are psychological minded can easily understand, what you are up to. You started by saying you do not want to reply to my comments, which always have been on the same line, confronting your hypocrisy and underlying bias. This time you rushed to answer (jumped without thinking as you said) after finding an error on my part between paksa and pakshe. Dude read my statement again . In your own admission this is not the first, you have read, addressed to you. In this article you found everyone responsible (UNP, government, MS, Muslim community—-etc—-etc) except for Rajapaksas. Not even a word on the harassment of Muslims without any provocation , soon after the end of war. For that matter you never found Rajapaksas responsible for any wrong doings not even with white van,corruption, disappearance,killing of your journalist colleagues, constitutional coup, Tsunami fund —-. I do not mind if you are a submissive servant of Rajapaksas (just admit, you are not the only one) but do not try to deceive the readers with your Pseudo patriotic alternate facts. You mentioning the time difference as 2 and 3 weeks from Easter is as good as London Boy,s Paksa and Pakshe. Is this the best you have???? You are just like the rest trying to deflect with lame and petty excuses, when confronted with facts. But your “pathological hatred” statement is a give away sign.Dude I may have my knickers (did you learn that from RW) in a twist which not that bad to your twisted brain. Adios amigo.

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    Rajeewa, just saw the news. You must be a very happy man to see your hard work now paying off. The Muslim community is being targeted by the goons in well coordinated and organized attacks through out country. Now who is to be blamed ??? I guess the Muslim community ?????. Read your own title you scum.

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