1 October, 2020

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Former Sri Lankan Military Officer Dinesh Perera Should Be Removed From Australian Detention Centre – Rights Activists

Human rights and asylum seeker advocates are condemning a decision to employ a former Sri Lankan military officer as the acting manager of the Manus Island detention camp, Australian Broadcasting Corporation reports.

Emily Howie

Emily Howie

The ABC has confirmed that Dinesh Perera has been running the facility for the G4S security company.

The director of advocacy and research at the Human Rights Law centre, Emily Howie, says Mr Perera should be removed.

“It’s completely inappropriate for anyone with links to the Sri Lankan military to be in charge of the welfare and well-being of vulnerable asylum seekers, including Tamils,” Ms Howie said.

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    If people with conscience object to one Sinhala commander leading a refugee detention centre in Manus island, imagine the plight of Tamils of North-East of Sri Lanka micro-managed by thousands of them, some of them are known war criminals.

    International community and Geneva must address this urgently.

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      And the fact that thousands of them were fed and resettled by the army …while they had to escape gun shots from LTTE

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        Such the typist troll,

        Eureka for once you hit the nail on the head.

        In line with the real IRA, Rajapakse runs the “Real LTTE” ;
        Karuna, Douglas, K.P et al. It’s their guns if not the Sri Lankan Army who run everything from the new farmer, barber shop to being the tourist guide.

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          So why is the Galagedara [Edited out]

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        Tens of thousands were deliberated killed and aid was withheld for thousands more by the GOSL.
        The Army was forced to feed (meager as it was) and resettle some Tamils due to international attention. Yet many more Tamils are still deprived of their ancestral lands because GOSL is occupying it.

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        They were fed for the benefit of the “camera” The important factor here is how many were raped, killed, tortured, buried alive, starved to death, disappeared up to now away from the camera!!!

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      Thiru,
      It was the Sri Lankan army that freed three hundred thousand Tamils from the clutches of the LTTE terrorists, and took care of them.
      Australian public are more concerned with Terrorist Criminals entering Australia rather than who is in charge of these bogus refugees. I very much doubt the illegal entrants who are Economic Migrants and Terrorist Criminals will be afraid of a Sri Lankan officer. If they feared, then more Sri Lankan officers should be employed to keep these thugs out of Australia.

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        Sri Lankan army slaughtered tens of thousands of Tamils and deliberately undercounted the number of injured so that they could withold food and aid.

        Sri Lankan only fed some Tamils because of international pressure.

        From the clutches of LTTE to the slaughter house of Sinhala Sri Lankan Army.

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      Thiru,
      Why do you think these “refugees” go all the way to Australia? I have seen many times your endless lists of GOSL’s atrocities on Tamils. If you are correct, shouldn’t these “refugees” get the hell out of Sri Lanka to the closest country? What do you think, Tamil Nadu where the hearts of those politicians are oozing with love for the SL Tamils is not the best place for them?

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        Eusense
        you must ask the Sri Lankan army. GOSL and the Tamils agents in the books of GOSL such as Karuna, et el.

        Don’t you know that the so called refugees are shipped all the way to Australis by the GOSL to create a refugee problem for the Australian Govt.

        The GOSL ship them to Austrlia and then they say to the Australian Govet that these guys are in fact LTTE Terrorists coming to your soil

        The Australians, who themselves are exconvicts,believe this and donated two gun boats for the Sri Lankan army to patrol the shores of NE to stop LTTE smuggling more people out. ha ha

        Watch the AlJazeera, the Tamil refugees say that it was indeed the Sri Lankan army who is smuggling them out for money. They pretend to catch one or two boats to keep Australia Happy

        What is more important Australia have agreed to vote against the UN resolution in an exchange from the Sri Lankan govt to stop shifting more refugees. ha ha

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          Fabulous analysis. This is the type of analysis that ltte did. Saw what happened to them? Keep dreaming!

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          “What is more important Australia have agreed to vote against the UN resolution in an exchange from the Sri Lankan govt to stop shifting more refugees. ha ha “

          Australia has no voting right this time , but actively supporting to crush the resolution , That Scum bag Tony Abbot is the problem !

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      Thaka-thirua as a warped mind!

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    You have to bark for your daily bread, we understand LOL

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      what are you doing ? meowing for your daily bread?

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    It is quite inappropiate for human right activiits to meddle with domestic issues of another country.

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      Satori,

      Of course it is inappropriate! But these people are paid by their goverments and businesses to take the focus away from their own human rights violations. These activists are decendends of the most inhuman people who walked on this planet – sons and daughters of slave traders, opium traders, land grabbers who have murdered millions of humans in Africa, Australia, Americas and Asia. They continue to divide communities, encourage violence, provide weapons and cause bloodshed and misery in the developing world just like their ancestors, for Money and Power.

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        Well then the Sinhalese are resposnible for the genocide that Vijay and his gang of barbarians carried out on the Veddah.

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      So you want your government to go on a killing spree without any interruption?

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    I suppose the brain cells of the Ausies are too far apart for the spark to materialize that will get them thinking “how come this Sri Lankan military man is a citizen here in the first place” hah?

    I know the Ausies are too concerned about loosing their posh life due to these pesky asylum seekers, but I hope they realize that the day they’ve got to answer to why they turned their back on a group of desperate people sure is gonna be a bitch.

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    G4S security company would have appointed him for that camp on the basis that he knows the culture and speaks their language. Therefore are there more Sihala folk in that camp??

    Because of privatisation by the back door the person employed never knows or has seen the section of original employer thereby it malfunctions and more cash eventually is fed for the operation- it’s part of business for the department crooks.

    Military officers are never good at peace time as much as Churchill was never a peace time PM. The UN using peace keeping forces has never solved a problem except turning a blind eye or in the case of Sri Lankan military officers raping children at Haiti. Does the Australian government care no; they use it as a deterrent.

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    To Emily Whoever,

    Would you replace Mr.Perera with an American, British or Australian who served in Abu Gharib, Guntanamo Bay? Or an Inian from IPKF?
    Get a life!

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      Stupid, It’s a Portuguese Perera your Great great grandfathers who gave you a

      “Camise” and “Toalla” because you had only the native veddha borrowed Ambude when Vasco Da Gama saw you in 1505 hanging from trees like the incest southern toque macaque monkey (refer documentary Sir David David Attenborough on BBC mammals)
      http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00rwz5n

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        He is [Edited out] (not Emil).

        [Edited out]

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    Emily Howie the HR [Edited out] has gone nuts.
    This guy dennis Perera with his past experience is doing an excellent job.He is fit for the job and the ethnicity does not matter.

    Thiru is smarting unable to recoup his losses. Looser

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    Dev, lal and Sach sounds like blady Muslime [Edited out]

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    Let’s put someone who has links to LTTE or better yet its human smuggling racket as the acting manager:-)

    It won’t be too hard to find people with stellar human rights credentials in that area! Besides, these “refugees” still have some dues to pay and that would make the collection easier.

    Actually, why not put “Alex” (http://www.zimbio.com/pictures/dWlQGD-3nGk/Sri+Lankan+Asylum+Seekers+Launch+Hunger+Strike/8fiAQxGWDeq) in charge of this camp — the man who acted as the unofficial spokesman for more than 255 Sri Lankan asylum seekers whose boat was stopped in Indonesian waters en route to Australia. If I remember correct, he went missing soon after and later turned out to be a gangster in Canada among other things:-)

    There can be no better candidate for “manager” than ALEX.

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      Oy, Navin the Sihala Buddhist Monk Troll on CT.

      The Statue of St Michael the Arch Angel on the pinnacle of the church should remind PM Abbot of Lucifer.

      St. Lucia’s Cathedral Colombo the 2nd largest Church in the world was bombed by the fascist Japanese with the assistance of the Sihala Buddhist Monk Spies. Meanwhile the Jaffna Tamils at Ceylon and Malaysia had joined the British Army and resisted the Japanese at Rangoon. The Thai Buddhist had given the Japanese free access to kill millions of unarmed Asians and Europeans. The Japanese are yet to apologise and neither would the Sihala because it’s called Japanese/Sihala Buddhist Compassion.

      The cathedral’s dome was damaged in the 1942 Japanese bombing, for which proper repairs were begun just last Sunday. The company that was assigned the task in 1956 did not restore the original dome, Fr. Placidus said. In 1962, a radio electronic lab was brought to St. Lucia’s Cathedral by Fr. Ignatius Perera.

      An enchanting place, modelled after St. Peter’s in Rome, the cathedral is as rich in history as it is in spirituality. On January 20, 1995 Pope John Paul II met with the bishops and clergy at a ceremony at St. Lucia’s Cathedral to beatify Fr. Joseph Vaz.

      When the missionary schools were taken over by the `dog in the manger attitude` Southern Sihala Buddhist who boast of 2500 legendary `Aryan` culture even in 1960 they did not have a complete Sihala dictionary and the courts of law could never function neither the university and this was the same even in the north of India which tried going Hindi, Urdu.
      India/ East West Pakistan, invading Turks(Mughal) of 1502 who brought Persian, copied Greek democracy but modified it to suit Sharia law same as Sihala Buddhist only law. However they never could invade Travancore South India, Nepal, Sikkim as no one had. Only the Brits had a treaty same as the Dutch had with the Brits.

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    I think Navi pillay should be informed of this ASAP and UNHRC action should be taken against the Australian government.

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      Eusense:-

      You are seeing the situation through Mervin Silva’s Dark Glasses! Sri Lankans settled in Australia are far better suited to understand the needs of the Sri Lankan Refugees.

      Soldiers especially, will understand the plight of civilian TAMIL REFUGEES affected by the War. Soldiers are Human Beings too, and probably better Buddhists practising Meththa and Karuna.

      If Dinesh Perera is a Christian he will be even more sympathetic towards Minorities.

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        Rationalist,
        Can you rationalize why these “TAMIL REFUGEES” go all the way to Australia while India and Tamil Nadu is a stones throw from Jaffna?

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          ” “TAMIL REFUGEES” go all the way to Australia”

          The same way sihala refugees go to canada australia and EU.
          Didn’t you hear the Australian government say that there are more sihala asylum seekers.

          Hiding in Tamil Nadu Lungi is a tradition that was established by the bogus freedom fighters sihala fathers of the nation- D.S Senanayaka, J R Jayawardena, N M Perera, Colvin R De Silva.

          All important terrorist JVP too hid inside the TN lungi and found way to Australia. Somawanse hid in Tamil Nadu Lungi

          Today all these sihala buddhist like Somawanse are not just racist but fascist therefore it shows the duplicity of character and display of animal instinct.

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            Javi,
            “The same way sihala refugees go to canada australia and EU.”
            What an explanation!

            The question was;
            “Can you rationalize why these “TAMIL REFUGEES” go all the way to Australia while India and Tamil Nadu is a stones throw from Jaffna? “
            Please tell me you didn’t understand the question!

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              Pity you free education frogee.
              you like to be spoon fed.
              try a.b.c. sex (@_@)

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    Having a Sinhala ex-Sri Lankan army officer in charge of Tamil refugees is like have an Iraqi ex-Baathist Sunni ex-soldier in charge of Kurdish refugees.

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      Palmsquirrell:-

      There are far more refugees in Australia than Sri Lankan Tamils.
      In fact Sri Lankan Sinhalese refugees are fast overtaking the SL Tamils!

      More Afghani, Iranian, Syrian, Congolese etc, etc. are seeking refuge from the current wars in their countries, all in more dire straits than the people living in Sri Lanka, now.

      We Sri Lankans tend to think that only Sri Lankans seek refuge in Australia,

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        But there are Tamil refugees and they aren’t a tiny fraction either, so this officer will undoubtedly come into contact with them. Since he is of Sri Lankan origin he will be specifically utilized to screen and interact with Sri Lankan refugees.

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    Just because Dinesh Perera is Sri lankan and a former military officer does not make him unsuitable to be the administrator. This is what can be expected from the usual wink wink racism. Suddenly the riot and the loss of life is because the administrator is Sri Lankan and a former military officer. What a joke.

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    Our ex Military man Perera must be a pretty good one,to get this job nd get paid for it too.

    Because, there are Aussies who would love to do it for nothing.And they include the ones who vote for Labour .

    Our ex Sinhala Aussie Dr Laksiri , who is an advisor to the Labour party will attest to that.

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      “Our ex Sinhala Aussie Dr Laksiri who is an advisor to the Labour party will attest to that. “

      the shameless man plays the double on CT like you; the same case of [Edited out] it is embedded however much he gets educated- he got caught to sri lal and me like i caught you too.

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    This website is purely a Anti Sinhalese web and I stop reading news and comments from goons.. Bye bye CT….

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      Chuto,
      hope this cheers you but don’t play race its nasty.I wish we had someone with a heart like him as president who makes our day.

      This beautiful soul indigenous of Hawaii- Leaving with us this musical treasure, Israel Kamakawiwo’ole, the giant man with the little ukulele and an angelic voice, passed away on June 26, 1997. He became famous in 1993 with the release of the record ‘Facing Future’ containing the medley of the songs

      ‘Somewhere Over the Rainbow’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1bFr2SWP1I

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      Good decision chuti , Good Bye !

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    “This website is purely a Anti Sinhalese web”

    good riddance of bad stupid rubbish.However , I am sure you will be back through the back door.
    Some of us dont side any northern or southern side and let both have it in full and in the melee get frustrated with ct but its fun because we got nothing to loose.
    I do know that you write plain nonsence from hatred because you know only sinhala andthink its the only language and buddha god is the only saviour.

    have a pleasant day!

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    Sihala Buddhist Aussie trolls absence is conspicuous– Vibhushana & al.

    Why So???

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    There are hundreds of former LTTE combatants (who have combat experience too)living peacefully amongst the peace loving ordinary Australians. They should be encouraged to join G4S,where they could humanely look after the persecuted Tamils in the camps.Sinhalese should not be allowed to go near Tamils in these camps.

    The other option is employing ex-ADF(Australian Defence Force) personnel in these camps. They have an excellent human rights record in Afghanistan, Iraq etc. from where majority asylum seekers come from.

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