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Full Statement: UNP’s Stance On Sri Lanka Investigation; Govt. Must Cooperate With UNHRC

The Rajapaksa regime is once again playing politics with the national question and toying with the grave threat that it is posing in the international arena. After the recent announcement by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights of the establishment of her team to investigate the atrocities committed by both parties to the Sri Lankan conflict, the government, in a blatant attempt to politicize the issue, has placed before parliament the question of whether the Government should allow the team to visit Sri Lanka or not.

Ranil Sajith KaruThe burning question before us today is not the issuance of visas to a few foreigners. Whether they visit Sri Lanka or not, is not going to have any effect on whether the investigation would be held or not; this investigation will go ahead. What we should do and what the United National Party (UNP) has been stressing for many years is the necessity to prevent such international scrutiny into our affairs. It is beyond dispute that we are in this precarious plight today because of the egregious errors committed by and the lackadaisical inaction displayed by the ruling family cabal.

The international community, after offering the Sri Lankan government numerous opportunities to carry out a credible internal investigation into the alleged human rights violations, especially in relation to the final phase of the war, has determined that the Rajapaksa regime is neither willing nor capable of such action. It needs to be recalled that it was President Rajapaksa who himself pledged to the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in May 2009 that he would undertake an internal investigation to look into the alleged incidents in the last phase of the war. President Rajapaksa also promised that he would implement the 13th Amendment to the full. This pledge has been repeated for the consumption of the international community. After being duped for years, the international wheels of justice have now begun to turn.

The fundamental tenet of international jurisdiction is that the local justice system has failed to deliver a credible remedy to victims. What the Rajapaksa regime has done since the day it assumed power is the systematic destruction of the judicial system in the country. By illegally impeaching the Chief Justice, Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake, the first female Chief Justice in our two hundred year old Supreme Court, and the subsequent appointment of a puppet Chief Justice along with a long line of stooges and political friends to the highest court in the land, the Rajapaksa administration has demonstrated to the people and to the international community that Sri Lanka no longer has a functioning, independent judiciary.

Furthermore, the draconian and dictatorial policies of family rule have also shown that Sri Lanka is no longer a country where the rule of law and good governance-principles are upheld, prerequisites to accountability, in any country. Repealing the 17th Amendment to the constitution and hounding the media and other dissenting voices and forces, increasing acts of violence against religious and ethnic minorities which are clearly orchestrated by groups with aiding and abetting of the ruling regime, further cast doubts on the Government’s genuine commitment to reconciliation. Continuing abductions, torture, intimidation of the media, militarization of every aspect of social and economic spaces, blatant corruption, nepotism and the glaring impunity with which the ruling elite flout the norms and laws of human rights have all contributed to bring Sri Lanka to the brink of an abyss and the international community now has taken notice of that dangerous spectacle.

The UNP has repeatedly asked the ruling regime to address these international challenges head-on. Rather than hiding behind a nationalist, jingoist propaganda veil, the Government should realize that there is a serious issue of human rights in this country. When the Rajapaksa Administration unleashed the Army on innocent people at Weliweriya, whose only crime was to demand safe drinking water and massacred innocent school children, the truth dawned on many in the South as to what this regime had done to our own people in the North. Even at the cost of political expediency the UNP has always stood for the rights of all our citizens and we have continuously offered the Government our support to re-establish the rule of law in this country.

It’s never too late. International challenges can still be effectively faced and resolved. What is required from the regime is the political will. The resolution passed in March this year at the Human Rights Council allows for a window of opportunity for the Sri Lankan government to carry out a credible internal investigation. This would prove that we are capable of handling our own issues. In the meantime, by blanket refusal to engage with the team of investigators appointed by the UN Human Rights Commissioner, Sri Lanka is admitting guilt and depriving itself of an opportunity to make its case. This would not only be an injustice to the valiant soldiers who sacrificed so much for this country but a betrayal of all our people who will have to suffer the consequences of international action.

The UNP calls on the government to cooperate with the UNHRC. The mandate of the team also involves investigating the atrocities carried out by the LTTE. The Government should at least present to the investigators the crimes committed by the Tigers. And it is rather ironic that some members of the LTTE who committed inhuman crimes such as the murder of 42 Buddhist Monks in Aranthalawa are now Cabinet Ministers in this very Government whose catchphrase is patriotism and love for the motherland. In their own midst is the main weapons procurer of the LTTE, the infamous KP, the self-proclaimed leader of the group after the demise of Prabhakaran; one time deputy leader Hon. Vinayagamoorthu Muralidaran alias Karuna Amman (the man responsible for the killing of 42 Buddhist Monks) who sits in Parliament as a member of the government and is also the Vice President of the SLFP. These individuals have been responsible for heinous crimes including the attempted assassination of the then President, Chandrika Kumaratunga and the massacre of hundreds of policemen in the eastern province who had surrendered to the LTTE. Accountability can start now and here. Yet with all real Tigers in the ranks of the cushy Government benches, the Government persists in labelling all other progressive forces in the country as terrorists and traitors.

The UNP stands prepared to support the Government to restore the systems and institutions of democratic governance, provided it will pledge to restore the 17th Amendment and prioritize a return to civilized values and the rule of law. The UNP believes in a Sri Lanka that is unified, democratic and truly free. We have no interest in seeing our nation being relegated to a ‘pariah’ status in the international arena. We were once a respected country among the community of civilized nations. The Rajapaksa regime might want to drag this country to the pits, by force of their own short-sighted racist policies and incompetency in handling foreign affairs. The UNP is not willing to stand idly by and allow all the people of this land to pay for the sins of the ruling clan.

*Statement Issued by the United National Party

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    Politicians promised many things at different times and changed their stance when they realize it cannot be done. UNP has conveniently forgotten that chief cop of the superpower Obama had promised to close that inhumane Guantanamo Bay US torture camp before and after coming to power. After six years, Obama is there, and Guantanamo Bay prison is also there.

    Now, without going merry-go-rounds on past events, UNP must tell us how they expect to solve the so called national question. Otherwise UNP can linger on in the opposition.

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      “UNP has conveniently forgotten that chief cop of the superpower Obama had promised to close that inhumane Guantanamo Bay US torture camp before and after coming to power. After six years, Obama is there, and Guantanamo Bay prison is also there.”

      Hello any body home ” koheda yanne , Malle pol “

      “Now, without going merry-go-rounds on past events, UNP must tell us how they expect to solve the so called national question. Otherwise UNP can linger on in the opposition.”

      wow , looks like some one really concern UNP’s lingering in the opposition , aney paw !

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      Dear UNP and the Parliamentarians and the Shills,

      “The Rajapaksa regime is once again playing politics with the national question and toying with the grave threat that it is posing in the international arena. After the recent announcement by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights of the establishment of her team to investigate the atrocities committed by both parties to the Sri Lankan conflict, the government, in a blatant attempt to politicize the issue, has placed before parliament the question of whether the Government should allow the team to visit Sri Lanka or not.”

      We know what the outcome is going to be.

      Do not cooperate and allow the criminals to be exposed.

      Anyway, what are the facts, that mist to told the new Hon. Indian PM Mr. Modi?

      Bertrand Russel said, identification of the Problem is 95% of the Solution.

      Indians need to be told the Problem. So what is the Problem in Lanka, the Land of Native Veddah?

      1. The lies and imaginations of Para-Monk Mahanama claiming that the Para-Sinhala were the first to be in the Land of Native Veddah, and that Para-Tamils and other paras came later.

      2. However, the facts are that the Native Veddah Aethho were in the Land of native Veddah for well over 30,000 years before the Paras from South India and India arrived by Illegal boats, Hora Oru and Kall-thonis.

      3. This fact, can be proved by analyzing the DNA of Para-Sinhala, Para-Tamils, and other Paras and comparing them to the Natives of South India and India.

      4. This fact needs to be publicized widely, the lies and imaginations of Para-Monk Mahanama Exposed, and clearly stated in a Preamble with the Indians.

      5. Once you get these facts out of the way, can make request if India will take back all the paras who came from India based on the DNA analysis. Naturally they would decline. Who would like to take a bunch of racists, murderers, war criminals and rapids claiming to be Buddhist and Hindus?

      6. It like being an alcoholic. It is hard to cure an alcoholic without getting the alcoholic to accept that the alcoholic is an alcoholic. The paras, especially para-Sinhala and Para-Tamils are like alcoholics. It is hard to cure an alcoholic without getting the alcoholic to accept that the alcoholic is an alcoholic. However, the data clearly shows that the para-Sinhala and para-Tamils are clearly Paras, in the Land of Native Veddah Aethho.

      7. All you have to do is to see what lies are being taught Sinhala School children, in School as well as Sunday School, Dahaam Pasela, based on the lies and imaginations of monk Mahanama in Mahawansa. The Para-Sinhala children when they grow up, they believe the lies.

      8. Put posters exposing the lies, and telling the Truth about the Paras.

      9. Even in America, still 1 in 4, 25% believe the Sun goes around the Earth. What percentage of paras in Lanka, the Land of Native Veddah, believe that beyond believing in the lies and imaginations written in Mahawansa?

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      Eusence,
      Try to write something new.
      UNP doesn’t have to tell us how to solve.
      Except your Gonraja we all know how to sort this mess out very easily.

      Tsunami Hora and Grease Piya don’t want to solve the issue.
      Its as simple as that.
      Don’t you understand why Gonraja made that stinking ugly pig Ganu Pahe Gandasara? Glorying a crippled or dead Tiger? Banging on his chest in public like a gorilla? Allow Cham-paka and Berawansa to criticize the regime?

      Gonraja’s quota is nearing its end, he has no trump cards left to play, therefore the only way to win future elections is to fool the modayas with ‘international threats/intimidation’ and racial hatred.

      Thanks to the minorities Meeharak jarapassa couldn’t yet make an excuse. International community too proved time and again that they have given ample time but this Gon-Regime is not willing yet to fulfill its own LLRC promises.

      Don’t waste your time – Meeharaka is dying.

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      re: Full Statement: UNP’s Stance On Sri Lanka Investigation; Govt. Must Cooperate With UNHRC

      “We have no interest in seeing our nation being relegated to a ‘pariah’ status in the international arena.”

      Interesting, Very interesting!

      The paras in the Land of Native Veddah do not wan’t want to be relegated to a ‘pariah’ status in the international arena.

      The best the paras can do is get back to South India and India.

      Then the international community will stop calling Lanka, the Land of Native Veddah Aethho, a “pariah’ state, courtesy of Para-Sinhala and para-Tamils, in addition being called a Para state.

      Then, it will be called the true Land of Native Veddah or Egalitarian Veddah State.

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    This is the only weapon that our Saddarmadveepa Chakrawarthi is supposed use to win the Presidential election. There is no other weapon that he can use to win elections. From today onward s UNP and Ranil can be Deshadrohios who will sell the country for Dollars. Sri Rohana Manaranjana will win the third term also. Gaanu 5 Bebadu Balu sena, Rawana Balukaya, Sinhala Rawaya, Dharmapala parapura, Jaathi maamaka desha hithaisheen, Lake house, ITN, Rupawani will do the rest.

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      at last sigh of relief , i thought RW along with his Long john (A)will come and rescue the Junta , well said and well done RW !

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        Srilal

        You forgot he announced his readiness to fight
        for the presidency?Now book the front seats and
        fasten your belt!

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          Whywhy ,

          pray tell, how on earth RW is going to beat very popular( among the grass eating populace) MR , when he couldn’t beat Google Mudiyanselage Thunmulle Modawansa ? MR must be laughing after hearing RW’s name as the opposition candidate ! both RW and Sajith work for MR !

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    Congratulations, U. N. P for your bold stand. It is really stupid for the government to refuse permission for the inquiry in the country. It should co-operate with the UNHCR in the interests of ALL the people in the country!

    Sengodan. M

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      Sengodan. M

      “It is really stupid for the government to refuse permission for the inquiry in the country.”

      The thieves are caught with the stolen goods in their house. They do not want to give permission to enter the house, because the stolen goods are there.

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      and best wishes from Senguttuvan, the index finger typist.

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    The appropriate political stance to take in the current circumstances. Further, it is right counter-move to the attempt by MR to give a democratic veneer through the rubber stamp parliament to his opposition to the UNHCR inquiry.

    Dr.Rajasingham Narendran

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      But the problem would be people would not get it.As every one with a brain the size of a needle head would see – there is no other choice but to cooperate. And show them there is nothing to keep away from IC in the island.

      Stupid majority may feel that RW is going to support foreign invasions.
      For the next PC elections, MR will manipulate the masses telling them
      ” I will never allow any kind of foreign invasion”: This will be transtaled in to – RW and any other leader would support foreign invasion. Opportunist MR will then be the winner. This island nation would take many more decades to become – educated. Until then, OHOMA YANG… that is what we the dissidents have to say.

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      Dr.Nar

      There’s more to it.MR also wanted to renew his
      labeling of the opposition UNP as the ‘traitor’
      and test the position of the rest.In public MR
      is still behaving as if nothing has happened to
      his image of war hero.Deep inside only he knows
      his sleepless nights!If not annihilation at
      least humiliation of Muslims is another dream of
      him that he wants to see happening before he
      lose control.His exposure will not be the end to
      this racist thirst.More to carry the flag are in
      the wait in times to come unless root causes are
      not recognized and prevented.

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    Sri Lanka does not need enemies from outside. They are within.
    All this betrayal to grab power?? Pathetic………..opposition who are totally bankrupt.

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      Thondamannar:

      Read and re-read the statement over and over again. I know your faculties are a bit questionable. Take a deep breath, without excitement and slowly and patiently read the statement. Your adrenalin needs a shot, get that too. Once your brain starts functioning even a little bit, then read again. And then stand in front of a mirror and may be, you can see who is the traitor. By the way, read the buddhist scriptures to rejuvenate your brain.

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      Under the thread, ‘Gotabaya Rajapaksa – War Criminal, Coward Or A President-In-Waiting? By Muhammed Fazl

      A Humbug posting comments as Off The Cuff (OTC) had responded to another Humbug Mechanic that we are ungrateful to the country and it’s people because we do not extend support to suppress what the International Community wants probed. These are the Lilly whites who shouted blue murder when the LTTE terrorists butchered innocent Men, Women and Children. But when shown with graphic evidence that our very own Forces with the Gun in one hand and the Human Charter in the other had done the same, massacring innocent Tamil Men, Women and Children in their custody, they do not want any Investigation. Leave alone an Investigation, when the Forces massacred the innocent Tamils these Humbugs rejoiced eating ‘Kiri Bath’ at street corners. Now these Humbugs do not want anyone to promote an Investigation. They want us also to comply with them to cover it up, claiming we should do so for the sake of the country and the Sinhala Buddhist Nation. Oh! what a Country! and What a Nation! supposed Sinhala Buddhists, we are expected to protect by denying and refraining from making comments that are inimical to them? I believe every War Crime that have been committed should be inquired and the guilty should be executed without exception, including the leadership who gave such orders. We need to rid this Society of all Megalomaniacs and Murderers, just like how VP was rid off. It is nothing but right that the UNP asked that the Govt should Co-operate for an Investigation. If not there will be many more Rathupaswelas and the world will never Inquire. Now or Never!

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        Your day Gamini,enjoy.

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      ‘Sri Lanka does not need enemies from outside. They are within’.

      Very well said!

      This what we exactly want. These ‘Enemies’ are in fact good Enemies for mother Lanka. It doesn’t matter you label them as Enemies or otherwise as long as these ‘enemies’ strategies work.

      Our only objective is to save the nation, the country from a mad tyranny. For that we don’t give a damn if the UN does what they did to Slobodan Milosevic. We must hand over Radovan Gota Karadzic & Ratco Shavendra Melodic too.

      Its so nice to hear that the Enemies are within.

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    Why all this roundabout? The UN can with an International Armed Force invade Sri Lanka, replace the Criminal Regime, maintain a supervisory presence until all government machineries are installed and functioning, and leave. Seventy percent of the population (except 30 percent comprising the Moda Sinhala Buddhist and Jarapaksa Family and their supporters) will give their unstinting support.

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    Let the Govt solve the problem which they have created by giving false promises to UN. UNP should not pork their hands to this problem at any cost. Even if UNP pork their hands, the idios in the family ruling party will blame UNP for nothing (like Ali-Koti) when go for elections. Let the ruling family to get it settled.
    Peris has already informed them that SL Govt will not allow anybody to come here for investigations, and what else, and why do they want the permission from the Parliament NOW? All to bluff its people.

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    The UNP has spoken absolute sense. “We were once a respected country among the community of civilized nations……The Rajapaksa regime might want to drag this country to the pits, by force of their own short-sighted racist policies and incompetency in handling foreign affairs”. It could not have been said better.Bensen

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    Karuna was Ranil’s Golaiya. Current Karuna, the accused womanizer, child kidnapper, white van criminal is not LTTE Karuna; he doesn’t consider him as LTTEer anymore; rather he is a Ranil’s production. Now, Ranil is putting the credit of creating of “Karuna the Criminal” on The King. Ranil has been claiming that he established connection with Karuna and pulled him out of LTTE, helped him to from TMVP. Can Ranil give one single reason why he did had not the police arrested Karuna at that time? Is Ranil saying Karuna killed the 46 monks after joining the SLFP?

    Shiranee came through the backdoor, illegally; Got fired though the front door, illegally. Why Ranil is not taking about how she came in? During the PSC procedures, only TNA’s Sampanthar and Sumanthiran opposed her firing. Royal government was trying to arrest Sampanthar for that. Sumnathiran demanded Hakeem to resign. But, UNP argued that the Parliament had all power to fire the CJ – Western entities should not meddle with the Lankan parliament. Now, what is this new twist of Ranil? She supported 18A. How a CJ can do that? Did she ever go to a low school? Does Ranil remember that? She went against the Royal Government, only, when the rulers asked from her Royalty on her husband’s business (Rather their share of the bank robbery). She was not doing that to substantiate 17A. Did she? So why is he talking about her dismissal now. Let me ask the question again-What is this the new twist of Ranil?
    After the loss of Fonseka, the common candidate, Ranil was given to understand by the Royal Government that he never can become EP, but the Royal Government still would like to accommodate him under a new scheme called “national government”, a fraudulent action (Based onHakeem Doctrine – i.e. the best action for a politician is, stand on opposition on the election and join the government after that), if the opposition party agrees to merges into SLFP as a whole. To join the Royal Gang and become at least as a PM, the Gang Initiation Challenge given to Ranil was knocking off the Experts Panel Report at UN. So on July 05, 2011 Ranil was received by the Sri Lankan embassy in New York and taken by the embassy vehicle for the sparring with Ban-ki-moon. There Ranil argued with Moon that the production of the Expert Panel Report was illegal and infringement of Lanka’s sovereignty, so that it should be thrown away. But Moon replied to “Be assured that the report is not going to be lost in UN anywhere”. Drastically failed on his gang initiation challenge, Ranil was not taken into National (Royal) Government. Black’s strategies did not include Ranil, after seeing his in effective religious beliefs in winning elections in Lanka, though, it included Wimal through JVP. Now, Obama’s government has put almost all Blake’s strategies back to normal USA’s style (democratic based, private capital style). So Ranil was invited to Howard and given a lesson that he should not oppose the legal international bodies like UN, UN Expert panel etc. (Ranil, eventually, even may have to sign the ICC against his wish). This is why now Ranil has changed his tone on the crime investigation. America knows to bypass if Ranil refused to sign ICC and come back to him. But Ranil still has to realize that ICC has to prosecute King, if Ranil has to ever become EP (but, it is not guaranteed). America would not mind to go on that path. How about Ranil? Will Ranil, if the 12 person, OHCHR commission find that there are evident to refer Lanka’s case to UN-SC under this inquiry, and through that to ICC(that is a very high chance possibility), accept in Parliament, that it was his fault delaying the justice for the Lankan by refusing to sign the ICC accord and allow that legal, international body to take its action on the death of the 147,000 people, in time?

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      Mallaiyuran,

      “Karuna was Ranil’s Golaiya….”

      What a load of bullshit? This bugger must be given the Nobel Prize for the best rubbish writer!

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        “This bugger must be given the Nobel Prize for the best rubbish writer! “

        Thank you !

        I do not need Nobel price, but can you help to answer this gut Mechanic? He is trying to over load my “What a load of bullshit?”

        I don’t know who you two are; but one you is UNP other one SLFP; Aren’t you? So can you answer to Mechanic?

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      Not so long ago, I remember very well that UNP hierarchies were claiming credit for preparing ground for Karuna’s defection. MR will win the coming up presidential election hands down. Most CT writers and commentators here are making their small contribution by attacking the Sinhala Buddhists and Buddhism with lies. Thank you.

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        mechanic

        “Not so long ago, I remember very well that UNP hierarchies were claiming credit for preparing ground for Karuna’s defection.”

        Partly Karuna’s defection helped MR to win the war, in other words Ranil also played a decisive role in war preparation.

        MR should be eternally grateful to VP, Hindia, Ranil, ……….

        “MR will win the coming up presidential election hands down.”

        Has MR, Gota, … found new strategy to place the Election Commissioner under house arrest one week before the voting takes place? Ho many ballot boxes stuffed with votes needed by MR to win again? Have you worked it out yourself? For you don’t know how people are going to vote in the future?

        You are predicting the election results many moons before the elections are being conducted.

        You must know something that we don’t.

        What is the missing link?

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          Darwin’s inimitable theory, the Ape/Apey/Apaaye connection.

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        “Most CT writers and commentators here are making their small contribution by attacking the Sinhala Buddhists and Buddhism with lies.”

        That may be because they think they can cut a diamond with a diamond only(Honest UNP-SLFP way). That is the only way to deal with the King Gamunu and Mahavamsa Modayas, who claim their Sinhala Buddhist fore father is a lion. So, CT commentators are countering it with something similar to saying their fore fathers are moneys. It does not appear to be too bad technique for me.

        You are pretending like you are honest; can you publicly write here that it was a lie that Mahanama’s claims of Sinhala Buddhist are descendants of lion? If not can can you produce some prove of that?

        You can remember Ranil feeding Karuna and getting to his side, but cannot remember how many notes you counted and paid to VP to defeat Ranil. Do you? That may not sound like true democratic election, but it sound like, for me, it is an honest Sinhalese Buddhist gentleman(Modaya)’s action- who does not lie.

        “MR will win the coming up presidential election hands down.” Sure 147,000 would not be so easily forgotten even by Buddhist Sinhalese (Mahavamsa Modaya) gentlemen. So they will vote for King-Karuna team. But on the “Tamils the Terrorist” side, they cannot remember what the great deeds Karuna and Pillaiyan did for them, so they completely wiped out TMVP. You two(SLFP and UNP) fight for the shares of Karuna’s great deeds and feel pride on the little contribution you two made to create him.

        Mechanic, you the honest liar, struggling to turn back what I wrote on UNP alone, but did you care to answer the UNPers’ question of why are you keeping a criminal with you, not investigating? Your writing of reciting what UPNer’s said is, telling you have accepted that Karuna is a criminal. So why SLFP is not bring a case against him? Can you answer to that? Or is your answer is “because UNPers kept this criminal with them and used him to win election, so that is why we are keeping him too”? Can you explain me what you are trying achieve by sharing that shame with UNPers too? Can you answer why neither SLFP nor UNP is deporting Deva to Chennai where he has a pending case of murder he committed? Could you honestly answer to that question like this: “If the opposition party thinks that Karuna directed the killing of the 46 Monks, let the OHCHR coming here to conduct investigation to investigate that too.”

        You know something, they Say in Tamil “The pan looked at the Pot and said you are Black.” Rotten UNP and smelling SLFP have been winning the elections by finding fault on each other and killing Tamils to full fill the Mahavamsa prophesy. Sorry, may be one more thing they may be doing; eating free rice from upcountry Tamils toil, thinking that their SLFP liars are getting it from moon. Did they do anything other than that? Bloody idiots cannot remember that the country was a real Asian Wonder under Tamils, when they had the 65% of the employments. Damn fools, even before they fix the election date, trying using this shameless IC inquiry for their side to win the election. What kind of birth are you to never feel shame on anything you peoples did, but trying make CT commentators feel ashamed of their lies? In that condition why do you expect that the CT writers should feel ashamed of themselves as soon as you try to label them as liars? It’s the Trade mark of the Sinhalese Buddhist (Mahavamsa Modaya)?

        Hey Mechanic! Yes you are a true loose case man, but, just for that don’t screw-up yourself. Leave it to the CT commentators’ lies.

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    The United National Party has indeed played their role as major opposition party to show the government the right course of action. Well said!

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    ‘The UNP is not willing to stand idly by and allow all the people of this land to pay for the sins of the ruling clan’

    But that is precisely what they are doing. Anyone can issue statements, why are the UNP not proactive?

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    wathie/Lapatiya/Thondamannar,

    Rather it is you ponna pimps who are the real traitors of the country. People are waiting for the real bastards like you who have sold this country and its freedoms and values to corrupt Chinese and African barbarians to hang on the hook and thrown to dog feed. After the UN inquiry we are going to do that. US is the greatest country in the world because they have come forward to help the hapless citizens of the country who have been held hostage by the Rajapaksha ponnayaos.

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      This commentator is either deaf and blind to perceive what US has done to the wealth of Iraq, Libya, Syria etc and millions of civilians in those countries during the past decade or he has a problem to comprehend who kills whom. Pity you.

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        wathie,

        What wathie? Gunawathie or Gonwathie? Did MARA swallow [Edited out]? What fucking talk of Iraq Libya Syria wealth? Gon wassi, how do you cow include Syria here? Has US invaded it? What a moda cow? What will happen to the wealth MARA and the family and their cronies have looted out of this country and deposited in African countries? The wealths of generations of this country past, present and future, all the wealth dig out of ancient nidans, museum, swindling, commissions, extortions … amounting to billions of rupees which would have gone into making the lives better for generations to come would be forfeited to this country once the war criminals perish on the electric chair. What do you bloody [Edited out] say about it?

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    Only idiots fail to see MR will win the coming up Presidential elections hands down. Any bets?

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    UNP Parliamentarians should participate in the debate but should not attend the voting session.

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    UNExpert
    You will have to read carefully next time.
    Why the F*** you included Lapatiya into your [Edited out].
    Read Lapatiya’s comment once again and you better make an apology here.

    What kind of an expert are you? A self made Gonraja like
    the Tsunami hora – [Edited out] Mara?

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      Tsunami Hora,

      Yes, you are correct. Thank you for correcting me. Forgive me Lapatiya. Somehow I have misread your comment, sorry.

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    As the main opposition, the UNP must take a stand and VOTE. It cannot be indecisive. If it doesn’t vote, it will loose. RW might as well not contest the next presidential election if he doesn’t vote on this motion.

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    People should teach these UNP traitors a lesson.

    Good there is an election around the corner.

    This will be BIGGEST election propaganda material!!

    Losers have dug their own grave AGAIN.

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    UNP knows how to LOSE elections.

    Well done.

    Another defeat just around the corner in elections due next year.

    Fantastic move by MR to show naked UNP to the voters.

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    When Gen.Sarath Fonseka, the Army commander who was in charge of Army during LTTE war says that he is prepared to testify in front of UNHRC and will defend our soldiers from war crime charges, then why Rajapakse Government still refuse UN investigators to enter Sri Lanka.
    It is only Gen.SF who could answer on war crime charges and he is willing to corporate with UNHRC. If so why MR is scared of UNHRC.

    It is only those coward war heroes and fake patriots who are afraid of UNHRC team coming to Sri Lanka. Where is their famous slogan “Eva Balawa”. Why are they hiding now. This is pure cowardise and a shame to our country.

    Sri Lanka still part of UN and it has to abide by the UN charter. Only cowards and thieves are afraid of UN.

    Yes, UNP has to educate Masses on why they are not supporting Rajapakse proposal and Until Rajapakses implement 17th Amendment and install all other independent commissions such as Judiciary, Police,Bribery, election commissions and allow Free media to function, UNP should not support this Rajapakse proposal.

    UNP should follow JVP’s stand and should take their message to all Citizens and should educate them.

    It’s time to take back our country from both Rajapakse dictators and Fake Parliament club house blood sucking leeches and Jokers.

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      That means the imbecile Sarath Ponkesa is ready to defend the Gotabage and his minions indirectly for a safe living.

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    Mr.Picador,looking forward to see the day you
    become the matador!

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    What UNP says that..United Democracy and Freely…this motto state of Politics in Sri lanka had been lost 17 years rule under the UNP- JRJ-R.Premadasa and Ranil.W regime ( 2002 to 2004.)
    How we lost ‘united’ Sri Lanka? By Indo-Sri Lanka accord 1987 by JRJ and Ranil -Prabarakran secret accord or agreement 2002 by Ranil W. leadership, that pave the way to be cede sovereignty of Sri Lankan people by mismanagement of state governance of UNP regime so many years.
    They ‘speak of democracy’ and but yet our nation cede Sovereignty, Territorial Integrity and Independence reflect deep contradictions our current system of governance that core issues of vast imbalance of Political Economic social and military power lost ‘Freely’ development of Capitalism under UNP regime long period of tiny Island.
    While under UNP that we speak the ‘open market’ since 1977, yet to worry about being flooded by products from low-wages countries like Sri lanka at that time.
    While UNP says Sri Lankan ‘…pariah status…in international area Rajapakase regime….drag this country among the community of civilized nations….’ there no truth of such the policy adopted by Rajapkase ruling parties ; but ruling parties has several misdigonaist of our system by following past UNP regime policies that even after end of war 2009 May. But in real terms an accountability of ‘pariah status’…’international area..’ had been created by UNP regime that anti-Tamil politics since 1977 to 1983 cannot be exonerated by modern political History of our nation. The very UNP regime who are whole responsibility of ..pariah status.. of our nation exceptional time in Globe.
    The ‘..short sighted racist..’ policy originated by UNP regime since 1977 until 1994. The policy of ‘Racism and War politics’ as well as anti-inhuman, anti-democracy of irrational polices are brain child of UNP, result of short-sighted bankruptcy that goes to back-to-front principles of UNP ruling class governances. These simulate front-line policies by UNP had undermine our total democracy frame work of Sri Lanka had been inherited since 1931 colonial rule by English men.
    The Global is facing a series of cataclysmic events–financial crisis of 2008,the current euro crisis, the Fukushima nuclear accident the spring of revolutionary in Middle East and Arabic nations. Exceptional era has emerge that allow us to see new patterns that an open up NEW WAYS OF UNDERSTANDING THE WORLD. What is national party as UNP mission and task?
    We have reach new historical start point after having made that historical defeated LTTE Tamil Terrorist over past 30 years.
    Sri lanka have reached NEW ERA start point, NEW Realities, New Way for peace stability should build New Model of society relationship with all communities of Path of National Capitalist development and democracy. We are compelled to break away from past ex-colonial base political- economic- social base order.
    The so-called UNHRC’s ‘war crime and Human Rights’ are not treatments of ills of our societies.
    The aim of UNHRC proposal are ‘War Crime and Human Rights’ taht target on cede national sovereignty and undermine unity and ultimately SPLIT SRI LANKAN INTO TWO RACES. One for Tamil Eealm in Sri Lankan North part, then process will procedure to Spilt Tamil Nadu from Indian Republic. This is future Grater Tamil Imperial state center in Tamil Nadu, Chennai by ADAMK or DMK.
    I advice UNP to not follow that contention politics, but apply democratic of politics of compromise. That will play fairness is balancing the all social groups and classes in our present society.
    We are demanding from UNP apply democratic methods of consulting negotiating and barraging will be more maturity of democracy.

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    We are sick of reading these “Statements” by this UNP and its leader.

    I saw in Colombo Telegraph today that the Leader of UNP making a statement in Bandarawela, that he would “topple” this Government through the Uva Provincial Council elections.

    Does he know what a Provincial Council election is and what bearing a win in an election of that nature could “topple” a Government.? He must be thinking that we too are “stupid” as the leadership of this Opposition party. We are very unfortunate to have an “Opposition” to this Government like the UNP with a leadership of this caliber.

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