1 December, 2020

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Fonseka Does Not Have Civic Rights And Cannot Throw Challenge To Anybody – UNP

By Colombo Telegraph

“Who says the UNP leadership is threatened by Sarath Fonseka? This is what the Government likes people to believe. General Sarath Fonseka still does not have his civic rights. There is no threat to anybody from him. He cannot pose a challenge to anybody on that account” says UNP Parliamentarian Kabir Hashim

Kabir Hashim

The Parliamentarian made above remarks when asked “has the UNP leadership seen an emerging threat in Sarath Fonseka?” by Daily FT.

In an an interview with Daily FT journalist Chamitha Kuruppu,  Kabir Hashim said “it is not a technical matter. To be the Leader of the UNP, one has to contest, be in Parliament, and many other things. However, right now there is a very good understanding between General Sarath Fonseka’s party and the UNP. There are many common issues that we believe in. There are discussions going on. I think General Sarath Fonseka himself says that the UNP and a wider section of parties coming together will be for the good of the country. We are aware of the mischief makers who are trying to create a rift among our parties. Most of us don’t want to let that happen; we want to make sure there is a common alliance of likeminded people and likeminded forces.”

 

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    If Sarath Fonseka divulges the names of the two journalists who informed him about the order by Gota to shoot dead the LTTE cadres who surrendered with ‘white flags’,ho will get a landslide of votes at the next presidential election.

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      Justice I doubt of him getting a landslide support as his involvement and the American’s and the Indian involvement of this ‘Hoax of a War’ also will be revealed in addition to the killing of VP and his cadre at the end. I believe SF should come out with the whole truth and let the public know, what exactly happened from day one, from the appointment of MR as the President. The Public and the country will benifit for the future. The staged Victories, Fakse War Heros, Pseudo Patriots will all be exposed.

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      Probably not.

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      Fonseka can contest the Presidential elections on hos own right but might only receive 1 or 2%, even if he reveals the TRUTH about the White Flag incident and murders.

      Both Gota and Fonseka have NO immunity from War Crimes in the USA, and sooner or later the shit will hit the fan… US courts are independent from the DOJ, DOS, and the DHS on War Crimes issues…

      There is even No need to lobby Blake/DOS, DOJ, DHS any more, but can move directly to the US courts….

      It is only a matter of time, when the Tamils will finally get their ACT together….

      Fonseka’s civic rights should be returned and he should become a MP in the Parliament since the people voted for him.. But now he finds out that KARMA is a Freaking Bitch. LMAO…..
      She hasn’t finished with him yet..

      Next would be the Rajapakses turn….. From the Father, Son, Nephews, Nieces, and all the Unholy Ghosts…..Also the puppy and the Sharks…

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        Gnanakone,
        This is the story line behind the ‘ACT’.

        According to DBS Jayaraj, it all started by a Tamil man named Viswalingam. He tried to get Tamils to get their ‘ACT’ together first in the 1920s to get ‘Elom’. Elom didn’t have much following then for turbaned Ramanathans were not for Elom.

        In 1930s, Wellahla Tamils had more than 50% jobs in the colonial government. GG Ponnambalam tried to get Tamils to get their ‘ACT’ together to rule the entire country by asking 50-50 seats in then parliament for less than 12% Tamils. When Ponnambalam failed in that ‘ACT’, he got Tamils to get their ‘ACT’ together to start the first race riots in Sri Lanka in Nawalapitiya.

        Then come GG’s junior, Chelva for Ponnambalam failed in all his ’ACTs’. Wily Chelva tried to get Tamils to get their ‘ACT’ together by forming a new party Ilankai Thamil Arasu Kachchi (ITAK). Sinhlas didn’t know that in Tamil, ITAK means ‘state party for Tamils’. Chelva made Sinhalas to believe ITAK means Federal party (FP) in English.

        Tamils never turned back from their ‘ACT’ since. Trousered Gandhi alias Chelva progressed gullible Tamils from satyagraha to Waddukkodai resolution that demanded Tamils youth take arms and never to lay them down until Eelam is won.

        Now that arms and the armed boys are drowned in Nanthikadal the so-called diaspora Tamils are looking for a new ‘ACT’. I say Gnanakone, if Tamils want to succeed their ‘ACT’, they better shift their ‘ACT’ to Tamil Nadu.
        Leela

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        More LTTE nonsense from a cadre with ZERO knowledge of US laws. Even your hired gun and scourge of the American Bar Bruce Fein will never get any judgment against the Rajapaksas. And having been declared vexatious litigants already, you must constantly created new false fronts to file further frivolous cases. I think it is time to organize a coalition of lawyers to file ethics complaints against Fein and try to get him disbarred.

        No, Donald, our courts will not help you get Ealam. EVER.

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          Your response is idiotic.

          US courts has nothing to do with Eelam.
          But US courts, has full jurisdiction over US citizens/residents who have allegedly committed War Crimes. And that is what I wrote. Your lack of comprehension Ugly American is not surprising. Suggest Re Read what I wrote.

          @Leela. Tamils of the Island rightfully own part of the Island and predominant in the North, East, West, and Up Country… They are not abandoning their freaking BIRTH RIGHTS. Nor does the 1 Million diaspora, and those Tamils born in Exile, to their exiled parents, grand parents and great grand parents.

          The same thing happened in Israel, where 90 or 95% of the Jews left for greener pastures and then decided to return to Palestine. But the Tamils are still in the Island and going strong. Sooner or later the 500,000 homeless Tamils will have their own homes, land, beaches, and will be doing fine. They will never, ever, forget the cruelty of the RAJAPAKSES OR FONSEKA. Nor will the Tamil diaspora, nor the 66 Million Tamils of Tamil Nadu….. So please get that straight…

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          Gnanakone,
          You are fighting here for the right of Tamils to own a part of this country. I am fighting here for the right of every ‘citizen’ to own every inch of Sri Lanka.

          It’s useless to talk US laws and judgments now for there is no such case against any of those who contributed to eradicate terrorism on the basis of pseudo ‘war crimes’ or related issues. All efforts you guys in that line had been a flop and in vain to date. Besides, having understood that ‘war crimes’, ‘human rights’ and etc are not about the so-called Tamil aspirations but geo-political issues, Rajapakses seems to have learned a new way to keep the hypocritical westerners at bay. So, ‘66 million Tamils’ can keep dreaming to own a part of this country.

          Birth rights of Tamils born in the US are no different to Obama. You see. Obama’s birth right is in the US and not in Kenya where his father was born. Needless to say, no matter where in the world offspring of one million or so Tamils were born, they’ll have full birth right where they were born not in Sri Lanka. Tamils should follow Obama exemplar wherever they are.

          So, it’s no wonder that Sri Lanka consider such offspring are aliens; but they could register and become citizens of Sri Lanka if they want. However, even if their great grandparents were born in Lanka, it’s no cake walk for offspring of terrorists and its backers like you guys. It’s another story that most of your grandparents were born in India. We had bad experience of them. For example; Pirapakaran’s grandfather was born in a village 200 km from Cochin, India. It’s not much different about Chelva. We’ve seen such people dream of a Chola dynasty and pursue their ancestral trait to grab a part of Lanka. Fortunately, Sinhalas by far read more now and understand your goal better.

          Don’t be ridicules! It’s a fact that the present day Jews, their religion Hebrew, their four thousand year old writing in the Old Bible, their Yahweh are all synonymous with Israel. Show us where 65 million Tamils, their main religion Hinduism and its creator Brahman are synonymous with North and East of Sri Lanka? If so do not compare Tamils to Jews. Hinduism’s only connection with Lanka is Rawana kidnapping Sita; all the rest was in India. Not just Chera, Chola, Pandaya kingdoms all Tamil history is in India. What more to say if all Tamil epic heroes like Weera Pandiya Katta Boman and celluloid heroes like Ramachandran are all in India. You should try your luck again in India.

          Unlike in other places that Tamils have been migrated in recent history, this time you are up against a gum tree. Europeans will make sure that you are assimilated their society soon. Just read how they force on migrants throughout Europe to learn their way of life at recent times.

          If you don’t believe me, Google and read stories of how Norway government took Tamil children to its custody and forced Norwegian customs and way of life on them. Perhaps we Sinhalas should take a leaf from Norwegians on that account.
          Leela

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        Even back in 2008 LTTE was paying Fein 25,000 USD per month.

        http://www.asiantribune.com/?q=node/9748

        Imagine how much its successor Tamils Against Genocide and its various aliases are paying him nowadays. And also note this champion of the oppressed first and still largest client is the Turkish government as he spearheads their efforts to prevent the US from designating the genocide of Armenians by the Turks at the beginning of the last century as “genocide”.

        Bruce Fein has penned more than one column on the topic, including in The Washington Times and The Huffington Post.[17] As opposed to the International Association of Genocide Scholars, Fein asserts that the fate of Armenians during the collapse of the Ottoman Empire at the end of World War I should not be characterized as a genocide, arguing that racial, ethnic or religious motivation for the deaths cannot be proven and that a ‘political or military motivation for a death falls outside the definition.’ [3] He argued: “Armenian casualties from starvation, disease, and Ottoman Muslim killings were painfully high, perhaps 300,000-600,000. […] The tragic Armenian losses and suffering deserve sympathy and commemoration, but no more so than their Ottoman Muslim counterparts.”[18]
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        THAT was a true attempt to eliminate an ethnic group, unlike the Sri Lankan Civil war which never involved an attempt by the Sinhalese (or Muslims or the Veddahs) to eradicate Tamils from the island. No plantation Tamil was ever attacked to my knowledge, because they never aided and abetted the LTTE. The so called civilian casualties on the vanni were mostly,albeit certainly not all, LTTE supporters.

        So basically Fein’s definition of genocide depends on how well the relevant client pays him. Lawyers like him who sell their services to the highest bidder bring contempt on the rest of us legal eagles who strive for truth, justice and the american way.

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        Uncle Donald

        Agree. Tamils should finally get their “ACT” together. And look at themselves in the mirror.

        Greetings!

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        Donald:

        Sinhala people are also sleeping until Tamils get their acts together. Nanthikadal is the example.

        Get your acts together and see the eventual result.

        We notice you. Remember.

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    The further we can keep Sarath Fonseka away from politics. The better it is for all. He is no Eisenhower. No one is fooled. His prime motivating factor is revenge. The only hope for the UNP is Ruwan Wijewardene.

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      Ruwan is a good man, but he is at least 15 years away…
      He needs the experience to lead a party and win the elections….

      But the young man is in no hurry like Sajith Premadasa with his so called speedy degree from LSE… He is slowly realizing that, and unlike KARU J he cannot cross over to the SLFP…. That bridge has been burnt some time ago in Hambantota, and Premadasa name has serios problems in the entire Southern Province over the JVP killing in 1987-1991….

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        Agreed. Besides when Sajith speaks he has an air of entitlement to him. To quote Fatima Bhutto,’The last letters of your name does not entitle you to political leadership’. Ruwan has the education, the pedigree and is symbolic of the average young Sri Lanakan who has access to the internet and is tired of the old race based politics that has set SL back decades.

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        It is not Ruwan W or Sajith P who in my estimation looks like the possible leader. I really believe that this man Eran Wickramaratne. That’s why I think Ranil W brought him on the National list. He is the Leader of the not too distant future. Very good track record and leadership material.

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    Why only Ruwan Wijewardena? UNP has an arsenal of intelligent politicians who can be a threat to this regime, if there is no vote rigging. Kabir Hashim, you had the courage to pinpoint the fraud behind Helping Hambantota. If not for the questionable judgement, which the former CJ now regrets, we would not be faced with a dictatorship today.

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      Oh my God!
      Vote rigging is an excuse to cover up unpopularity of losers, and ‘dictatorship today’ is a disease in the psyche of pseudo democrats. No medicine hence no cure.
      Leela

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    The fact that the narcissist traitor was not executed for treason is proof that the Rajapaksas are tolerant of some dissent. If he was Chinese he’d have already been executed and his family billed for the bullet as is SOP in the PRC.

    And even if VP had tried to surrender after the helicopter rescue plan failed to come to fruition, he who insisted subordinate cadres take the cyanide capsule to avoid capture got what he deserved. He who lives by the sword shall die by the sword. My only regret is that he died quickly and painlessly rather than be tortured as he did to so many. A slow, painful, death televised live for all the World to see would have been a much more “just” result (although the IC would have screamed bloody murder making true justice impossible because of the disgusting influence the diaspora has on the IC).

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    The headline first gave me the impression that Kabir Hashim is gloating over the fact that SF had lost his civic rights. As I read the story I felt a sense of relief because Kabir has not meant anything uncharitable about Fonseka. The reason for my immediate concern was that I have always thought that Hashim is a gentleman politician who talks sense and is fair-minded and I wish to continue to think so. Many people looking forward to the emergence of a strong opposition would, no doubt, feel happy that there is a growing understanding between SF and the UNP.

    As regards the reference to Ruwan Wijewardene by Bedrock Barney, I agree he is a great `hope’ for the UNP. An honorable son of an honorable father, Ruwan no doubt is a leader in the making. He is sincere,unassuming and is doing his best for his constituents. But I regret to say that he- like many other good budding leaders like him – may not succeed in retaining his seat in Parliament if the UNP is to contest the next Parliamentary general elections under the leadership of Ranil Wickrmesinghe.

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      Keep following Eran Wickramaratne. He beats them all. He is emerging as the new leader of the UNP.

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        Nobody is suitable who backs moron ranil.

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    Sri Lankans are too obsessed with personalities and their leadership potential than use their intelligence in discerning between hollowness and substance.

    People must choose governments on the merits of their principles and policies, rather than look up to a stream of never-ending champion pretenders who ultimately fool them to achieve their own personal goals.

    That should not be how politics is played in a poor country, where government policies spell the difference between life and death for many.

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    The present UNP is a like ‘a dog in the manger’. They do not do anything constructive and obstruct others from doing something.

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    When I see Ranil I want to puke. I switch the channel. NO ONE I KNOW, will ever vote for Ranil as he has proved beyond reasonable doubt ,that he has no love for our country. He is the photocopy of MR!
    He is an opportunist. Pissa Athanayake is a joke . Andare!,

    So all UNP members for our sake get your act together. Leave Ranil and form a party . I know the argument you make about the DUNF but, there is no time to dilly dally. If the pissa and his boss do not want to stand behind the attacks on the judiciary this is the time to act. And if the fellow who created this mess with his donkey judgements joins you please leave him in the back row

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    Donald, parroting Tamilnet AKA LTTE’s Propaganda Department, always makes these absurd and wrong statements about US law (of which he knows nothing) Cite a case your side won, be it as LTTE, Tamils Against Genocide or whatever other moniker you are using. You have lost EVERY CASE and will continue to lose every case. The US courts will not get you what VP failed to through terrorism sorry.

    Not one square centimeter of Sri Lanka belongs to the Tamils; it ALL belongs to ALL Lankans including Muslims, Burghers and Veddahs despite the Tamils trying to expel everybody else from Northern and Eastern provinces so they can have their racially pure utopia.

    Lanka’s best hope for a bright future is that as dinosaurs like you and Gamini move towards extinction that the new generation of Lankan Tamils will learn to emulate the plantation Tamils and peacefully coexist with others. But until that day comes and the diaspora comes to the realization that there will never be Eelam on Lankan territory, GOSL must continue to use harsh and at times repressive measures to defend the territorial integrity of the nation in the face of the most vicious campaign of terror that the Modern World has ever suffered.

    Leela: Nice to see an educated and articulate contributor posting here as the usual suspects so dominate the discussion that a casual reader would get the misimpression that many Lankans agree with them. In fact, despite pervasive perceptions of corruption (part of the culture that predated the Rajapakses to be sure) the majority continue to support the Rajapakses. Part of this is certainly due to appreciation of their resolve in defeating the LTTE which nobody else could have done, but another part of it is that no viable replacement has presented itself.

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      American Lanka Lover,
      Thank you very much for posting a word of praise for my modest input which I pen within the limited available time. I must also say that we have gathered a lot of useful information from your writing. Please do keep it up.

      I think, right now, awareness of such facts among all shades of Lankans is vitally important because separatists are on the lookout for a legal roadmap to reach their goal.
      Leela

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    Leela: I certainly know more about US law than anybody else who posts here, and quite a bit about the international relations aspects (like India’s RAW being the wetnurse of the nascent LTTE) , but I know less about the local personalities and events in Lankan history except for the most famous so I can learn from people like you .

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