18 December, 2017

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Full Text: Wirathu And Gnanasara Sign Agreement

A special agreement has been signed between the two Buddhist groups Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) and 969 movements with the motive of creating a South Asia free of terrorism and religious fundamentalism.

BBSThe agreement had been signed between BBS General Secretary Galagoda Atte Gnanasara and 969 Leader Ashin Wirathu also known as the ‘Butcher of Burma’ – two controversial figures infamous for propagating anti-Muslim sentiments.

During the signing of the agreement in Colombo yesterday, BBS Leader Kirama Wimalajothi who initially announced he would distance himself from the BBS campaigns following the chaos they created in Aluthgama said that they will be collaborating with other Buddhist organizations as well as anti-terrorist Hindu, Catholic and Islamic movements in South Asia to realize their goals.

The two groups’ activities are supposed to involve networking and building ‘capacity’ to stabilize Buddhism.

Read the full text below;

Memorandum of Understanding

Bodu Bala Sena of Sri Lanka and 969 of Burma

The Buddhist Society of the world has awoken to the ground realities of subtle incursions taking place under the guise of secular, multicultural and other liberal notions that are directly impacting on the Buddhist ethos and space. These incursions are being funded from overseas and have made its impact globally and are subtly spreading into the local situations. Both the Bodu Bala Sena (of Sri Lanka) and 969 movement (of Burma) in realizing the impeding dangers have felt that it must now come forward to derive practical and meaningful ways to address these burning issues which cannot be left for politicians to deal with. We feel that in the light of the same incursions taking place in the Buddhist countries that remain it is now opportune a time for the Buddhists of the world to get together and derive a national and international plan to address these issues without delay.

The key objective of this Memorandum of Understanding is to, first derive a strong declaration among the two concerned Buddhist organizations, and possibly then Buddhist world and the Buddhist community to ensure that what is left of Buddhism and Buddhists will not become victims of extremism conversions and other elements that have contributed to the decline of Buddhism over the years. The gathering of Buddhists in a worldwide commitment to seriously address these incursions and together decide how to deal with the incursions at both local and international levels will enable Buddhists and Buddhism to be saved so as to continue from generation to generation.

Parties of the agreement 

Parties of the agreement: Bodu Bala Sena (Herein after referred as “BBS”) (presently as a Sri Lankan Organization), and 969 of Burma.

Background &Rationale

Both the BBS and 969 emerged as non-political Buddhist organizations to take up the cause of Buddhists, in their respective countries. The endeavor of this memorandum of understanding is to counter the growing incursions and challenges faced by the Buddhist society in both countries and also in the south and Southeast Asian region, and the dangers of its long term consequences to the country and heritage. Both parties will support each other efforts, while reaching the joined vision, respecting the mission and the objectives of each party. At the same time, both parties will exercise mutual efforts to strengthen each other.

Vision 

We wish to make the entire south and Southeast Asian region a peaceful region devoid of all forms of fundamentalist movements, extremisms and civil or international wars. In order to achieve the said vision, both the BBS and Both parties aim to work in collaboration and partnership for the protection, development, and betterment of Buddhists, Buddhist countries, Buddhist heritages and Buddhist civilization.

Joined Objectives

We, the BBS and 969 consider this agreement as the preliminary declaration of a ‘Buddhist international’. In order to achieve and perpetuate a “Buddhist international” that is devoid of all forms of fundamentalist movements, extremisms and civil or international wars, both the BBS and 969 consider following three areas as key aspects of collaboration

  1. Networking and responding
    1. Raise our voice against all forms of political or religious movements that jeopardize Buddhist principles, values and
    2. Networking of Buddhist intellectuals, academics, thinkers, and activists as well as Buddhist organizations and institutions worldwide
    3. Ensure collective actions and necessary responses when aforesaid individuals or entities are coming under the attacks anti-Buddhist forces, movements.
    4. Intervening to protect vulnerable Buddhist heritages, archeological sites worldwide
  2. Building individual and organizational
    1. Create opportunities to build working and operational relationships, experience sharing  between Buddhist thinkers, researches and activists, as well as entities worldwide
    2. Ensure exchange of all forms of resources among the Buddhist entities and developing of both organizational and institutional capacities
  3. Research to stabilize Buddhism
    1. To carry out researches on Buddhist philosophy and subsectors such as economic, social, educational, political derivatives of Buddhist civilization and culture.
    2. To formulate longer-terms and comprehensive global research agenda to carry out critical and empirical researches in order to examine manifestations against Buddhist identities, and illegal encroachments of Buddhist heritages 

Duration, Amendments and Termination

This MoU is valid for five years, since the 30th, September 2014. Upon the consent of both parties the duration can be altered. Further, this Memorandum of Understanding may be amended or altered at any time with the consent of both parties and shall be effected through exchange of notes between the two parties. This MoU can be terminated by either party, respecting a reasonable explanation of their inability to work in coalition.

In witness whereof the two parties hereto place their respective signatures to this agreement on this ……….. Day of …………………..… 2014.

……………………………………………………..                             ……………………………………………………………

Venerable Galagodaaththe Gnanasara                            Venerable Ashin Wirathu

General Secretary                                                         Founder/Leader

Bodu Bala Sena – Sri Lanka                                           969 – Burma

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    International Buddhist Terrorism Charter has been drawn up, signed and sealed: Now we will see terrorist action internationally.

    Where are the global policemen and the prevention of terrorism agencies?

    Don’t wait till they terrorize non-Buddhists. Urgent action can only stop it in its tracks.

    Come on Rohana Gunaratne, the self proclaimed expert on terrorism, please investigate your Sinhala Buddhist brethren.

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      Thiru,

      Take it easy. I know you and your ilk are trying to make a killing out of anything trivial that goes wrong in Sri Lanka.

      As disgturbing as it is, this is nothing new in the bizarre world we live in.

      Extreme forms of ethno-religious racism, fundamentalism, terrorism & hatred has been around for a while. In USA, Europe, Middle-East, Asia & even in Africa.

      You of all people, being a loyal supporter of LTTE ideology know that well.

      Cheers!

      PS: BBS should be allowed to exist in the open, in the democratic sphere. BBS should be defeated ideologically in public. BBS should be dealt with swiftly & severly the moment they break the law or resort to violence. This is where Sri Lanka’s current horricic regime is failing. Making political capital out of religious hatred. Despicable! Therefore the regime should sent home.

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        Ben Hurling,

        This is no trivial matter – in fact you sound like Mahinda poopoo-ing – ‘people are making big thing out of Aluthgama anti-Muslim riots’.

        Ask the Muslims of Sri Lanka about this Wiratu-Gnanasara declared joint venture: They are living in mortal fear of what is in store for them from this axis-of-evils in Sri Lanka and Burma.

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          Ben Hurling,

          Wiratu is internationally recognized as the Face of Buddhist terror, and he is directly responsible for inciting anti-Muslim action that resulted in killing, raping, driving large number of Muslims out of houses, denying medicine and made them flee as refugees abroad.

          Gananasara and his terrorist BBS group is responsible for destroying several mosques, and Muslim businesses and for inciting anti-Muslim violence which resulted in death, and destruction many houses and made Muslims refugees in Sinhala South. If this is not terrorism, what is it?

          Now the two terrorist groups have drawn up a memorandum of understanding/action to ‘Protect Buddhism and Buddhists Internationally’, which is the code word for terror against Muslims.

          And you say I am bothered with trivial matters: It may be trivial to you but not if you are not a Sinhalese-Buddhist.

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            @ Thiru

            “And you say I am bothered with trivial matters” –

            Even our Medamulana Meeharaka said the same thing when Balu Bala Sena Group of Companies were involved in the Beruwela/Alutgama incidents! The two terrorist groups, WE-RAT-WHO and VENEREAL GANDASARA will now work hand in glove on further instructions from Idi Mahin and Nandemaster??

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              buru mike and his crap

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            “The Barbarians Within Our Gates.” The subtitle
            is “Sinhalese civilization has collapsed”

            Would be an appropriate book to be written by an enlightened Sinhalese – and there are a good number of them too.

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        Ben Hurling

        “You of all people, being a loyal supporter of LTTE ideology know that well.”

        So ideology of hatred spewed by such saffron clad thugs Wirathu and Gnanasara are the antithesis of LTTE’s own ideology of hatred.

        And you welcome this new ideology because you see

        “Extreme forms of ethno-religious racism, fundamentalism, terrorism & hatred has been around for a while. In USA, Europe, Middle-East, Asia & even in Africa.”

        I would have thought love and compassion are the antithesis of hatred.

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          Vedda,
          If you want to read ‘hate’ in religion read here:[Edited out]

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            mechanic

            “If you want to read ‘hate’ in religion read here:[Edited out]”

            Read where?

            Are you referring to Ancient Jaffna which was published in 1926 about G G Ponna’s racism in 1939?

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              Vedda, Google the religion of peace.

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          Native,

          “you welcome this new ideology”.

          No, I don’t welcome it at all. You know that well.

          But, unfortunately religious & ethnic hatred is a fact of life world over.

          BBS cancer though spreading like a bush fire is not unique to SL.

          Islamophobia is thriving in the West right now as well. Thanks to Islamic State barbarism lately.

          It is a challenging time for Sri Lankan Muslims. Due to climate created by BBS hate preachers. We must defeat BBS hatred. It is a longhaul.

          Still I believe, it is better to be a Muslim in SL than in France at the moment.

          Religious hatred is a cancer we must constantly fight and win. It has been going on for 2000 years. Nothing new.

          Cheers!

          PS: LTTE monkeys like Thiru, who are fishing in troubled waters are doing it to knock Sri Lanka down. Rather than to help our Muslim brethren up. Bear in mind.

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        Ben Hurling:

        Grow up.

        do you know how democractic front in the west, I mean western countries, how they live as Catholic/christian countries while they practice democracy.

        Do they practice violence to keep others in their position.

        Muslims in the most democratic country, do they talk ?

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        bollocks. trivial my arse. bbs and 969 should be eliminated like bin laden or prabakaran.
        you can not co exist with terrorists. that is what these scumbags gnanasara and that short arse from burma are.
        prabakaran got his com uppence because of that.

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        Wirato, BBS, ISIL, Al Qaeda: They are all about killing and getting rid of ‘non-believers’. Its time the world got rid these outlandish thugs

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        BBS should be allowed to exist in the open
        not in a million years.
        The terrorist scum of BBS 969 should be eliminated and wiped out from the face of the earth.
        Fat terrorist gnanasara and short arse wirathu are a disgrace to buddhism but a boon to the likes rajapakses.
        For them it is a good diversion from the realities.
        Unfortunately the mutts of sri lanka will vote for them again.

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      Thiru.

      RE: “A special agreement has been signed between the two Buddhist groups Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) and 969 movements with the motive of creating a South Asia free of terrorism and religious fundamentalism”

      Tripartite Pact of the Mara “Buddhists” Axis Powers signed. Time for allied powers to regroup and confront the Mara Axis powers , just like WW @ Mara Axis Powers were defeated.

      Tripartite Pact

      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tripartite_Pact

      The Tripartite Pact, also known as the Three-Power Pact, Axis Pact, Three-way Pact or Tripartite Treaty, was the pact that established the Axis Powers of World War II. It was signed in Berlin, Germany on September 27, 1940 by representatives of Nazi Germany (Adolf Hitler), Fascist Italy (foreign minister Galeazzo Ciano) and Imperial Japan (Saburō Kurusu, Japan’s ambassador to Germany).

      The three nations agreed that for the next ten years they would “stand by and co-operate with one another in… their prime purpose to establish and maintain a new order of things… to promote the mutual prosperity and welfare of the peoples concerned.” They recognized each other’s spheres of interest and undertook “to assist one another with all political, economic and military means when one of the three contracting powers is attacked” by a country not already involved in the war, excluding the Soviet Union.

      The pact supplemented the Anti-Comintern Pact of 1936 and helped heal the rift that had developed between Japan and Germany following the 1939 Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact between Germany and the Soviet Union.

      The Tripartite Pact was subsequently joined by Hungary (November 20, 1940), Romania (November 23, 1940), Slovakia (November 24, 1940), Bulgaria (March 1, 1941, prior to the arrival of German troops) and Croatia (June 15, 1941).[2] Yugoslavia signed the Treaty on March 25, 1941, but revoked it following a popular uprising a few days later, which resulted in immediate invasion of Yugoslavia.[3]

      • 1
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        Amaraya at times forget about his Quran hence he misses about his own tribe. “Mohammed is God’s apostle. Those who follow him are harsh to the unbelievers but merciful to one another” Quran 48:29

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          “48:29 Muhammad is the apostle of Allah. and those who are with him are STRONG against disbelievers, (but) compassionate amongst each other.”

          In this context STRONG meaning don’t doubt your belief or betray it.

          The Arabic word “ashidda” does not mean HARSH or RUTHLESS, but its meaning is STRONG or FIRM.

          I beg those who want to lean what is exactly said in the holy Quran to go learn it them selves and judge for yourself. SL is one of the most literate nations in the world. At least do your self that favour. Do some research there are plenty of valid websites. Don’t let ignorant bigots like the above give you their convenient version. They don’t even know their own beliefs let alone teach someone elses. Remember, the holy Quran is only in its purest form in Arabic which it was first revealed in, not a dot has changed and will not change. Unlike the other religious texts (e.g. Bible) the Quran does not have translations that can be the final say since the translations are interpretations of others and can obviously differ from its true meaning. That’s something even a grade 1 student knows. However that is again abused to stir racial hatred and bring about chaos on the country again. Gnanasara praising LTTE and Prabakaran in his speech is clear evidence of who is gaining from all this. Certainly not going to be the Buddists.

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            aSLMuslim,
            I must agree with you that I do not read or understand Arabic, the language that Muhammad spake. But I have copied it from the writing of a follower of Ali Sina who speak the language and understand it as good as an Arab scholar. Hence I take his translations of 48:29 as authentic. But OK, I accept your right to say it is wrong. So, lets move on.

            I am sorry, my learning Arabic in order to understand the Quran properly is out of question. But taking your your objection in to consideration, I have copied the relevant part from the translation from ‘Dar-us-Salam.com’. I hope you would accept it as authentic. It says, “…and those who are with him are ‘severe’ against disbelievers….” According to the Cambridge dictionary, the word ‘severe’ here means ‘not kind or sympathetic; not willing to accept other people’s mistakes or failures’; to me ‘harsh’ is an acceptable word.

            In order to arrive at what Muhammad meant by that sentence, I though I must understand his general mentality about Unbelievers. So, I have read what Muhammad had said about unbelievers in very many other verses in the Quran. There are at least 109 verses that Muhammad used to castigate non-Muslims in the Quran as Allah said:

            Muhammad had compared Non-Muslims to Animals. He told Muslims to not to associate Non-Muslims. He told Muslims to lie to Non-Muslims. He imposed special tax on Non-Muslims. The list of discrimination against Non-Muslims is indeed very very long. Surely one cannot justify these discrimination on the so-called ‘context’ that Muslims often align to get out of tight corners. Besides if we read Hadith and Sunnah one can clearly see what Muhammed meant. That’s why there are so many Muslims join extremist groups like ISIS. I say ‘harsh’ is the right word to be used in 48:29.

            If you wish to criticize Buddhism or Buddha Dhamma we have no objection what so ever. We will not make an issue out of a single word but concept of the entire verse or a chapter. After all Buddha said “come and examine.” Neither Buddha nor any of his disciples including Gnanasara said come and believe it or else I’ll tax or kill you.

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              I’m am glad I was able to convince you and that you agreed with me. Maybe you should go and spend some time studying Islam from an authentic source. I think the rest of what you have written again is misguided information that has been fed to you and the rest of the world population on a daily basis to discredit the growing influence of Islam and to create a state of chaos to further their agendas. Remember there are about 1.8 billion Muslims (i.e nearly 1 in 3 humans) and if they all believe this misinterpreted version that is spread by but a few bigots then there can’t be co-existence. However on the contrary most countries have Muslims living peacefully amongst non-Muslims. E.g. Indonesia, Malaysia, India and not to mention Sri Lanka which by no means have shown any serious threat or violent tendencies within Muslims. Especially towards other ethnic groups.
              I believe this misinterpreted version of Islam is merely a tool used by the new world order for politics and power. Poor fools like you and I are nothing buts pawns in this big game of chess. Ultimately you and I both want nothing but a decent life for our children just like our patents did for us. We are better off concentrating our energy on that and building our societies with that in mind. After all even by CIA’s lofty estimates, ISIS is nothing but group of 30000 rag tags who wont even fill half of Sugathadasa stadium. You can’t seriously think that’s ‘so many’.
              Lastly I have no wish to criticize Buddhism or Buddha Dhamma. I, like most Muslims in Sri Lanka (who knowingly or unknowingly) follow Buddha’s teachings almost exactly. However sadly most card carrying ‘Buddhists’ in Sri Lanka have created their own concocted version for convenience and to propagate their own world order. If only the people followed the true Buddha Dhamma, we will not have a need for BBS, corruption etc. but a truly Buddhist as well as Islamic country we will all be proud of and take ownership of and love.

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      Before u make such a irresponsible statement read the charter first.

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    This agreement has no value without GR’s signature. Maybe he used invisible ink.

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      @Paul, GR still uses his thumb and ink to endorse something as he does not how to use a pen.

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        GR may be many things but he is not illiterate. Respect your enemy!

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    Two national terrorists united and formed an International Terror Network,

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    Those who create monsters will eventually be eradicated by the very monsters they create. We are living in times set by examples. This agreement should speed up the demise of a history of 2 millennium.

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      In spite of Obama’s threat to degrade and ultimately destroy (Wahhabi and ISIS) jihadi monsters they seems to continue without hindrance. Don’t you think maghribi, Allah allows it, because as throughout history he enjoys the carnage thoroughly.

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        Islam, contrary to the common view of most haters, is not a unified religious force with a totalitarian script written by theocrats who want to dominate the entire world. There are various factions — “sects,” if you will — within Islam opposed to each other. This appears to have been the case almost from the beginning.

        While some factions within Islam have striven to create theocratic states, others have supported the building of democratic, pluralistic societies. Think about the current situation in Iraq with the disputes between the Shi’ites and the Sunni, both religious factions of Islam. Then think about Wahhabism, another faction which arose in Saudi Arabia and is much more “fundamentalistic.” Think “Taliban,” probably the most extremist of the Islamic factions. Islam is hardly a unified movement, anymore than modern Christianity or Buddhism is. Sri Lanka won’t even allow the Dalai Lama into Colombo! The Mara Theravada as practised in Myanmar and post conflict Sri Lanka is far more fanatical than other forms of Buddhist theology.

        I think, that Islam can live and thrive in a modern democratic and pluralistic world, without being the “threat” that many have envisioned.

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    PusWedilla. Neither has the capacity to reach beyond international boundaries. Only capable of killing innocent people.

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    Why we should go to 1815, even before Nagas and Vedas were here, so shall we go to Singarajah Mr Dilantha. GR political gilmart reach to peak

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    Hah hah ha… who is doing what? They plan and Allah plans and Allah is the Best of all planners.

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    A match made in hell between BBS and 969. As Muslims, we don’t need MOU nor Agreements to carry on our good work. Mans Laws cannot beat Divine Laws, as if it is God’s will, it is bound to happen. As Muslims we believe, it is only He, Almighty Allah who can change the hearts and minds of men when they are ready to come to terms with Him, and for those who have the desire to understand Him. We all have head the refrain ‘Man proposes but God disposes’. Another is ‘Man may have his own Plans, but God in His infinite wisdom has better Plans’, and so indeed these apply most aptly in these circumstances. We will just have to wait and be more tolerant.

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    There is more to this than a simple agreement. This is a pact between two evil terrorists clad in yellow robes, and supported by unseen entities. This is dangerous for ALL Sri Lankans. What type of scoundrel will make an agreement with a world despised terrorist, who is responsible for the murders of thousands of people?
    This is selling your soul to the devil. This alliance will eventually lead to more bloodshed.

    The Rajapaksa’s must be celebrating.

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    The time has come for all true followers of Gautama Buddha to arise and act according to his teachings, eschewing all hatred from their hearts towards fellow citizens of our nation and of the world.

    Unless this happens, forces of evil and bigotry will swamp the nation and transform it into a ‘living-hell’.

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    No 969 looks more sexy than religious , 9 is a code for Ponnayas locally and 69 for homos ….. so sounds something really funny ,!!

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      You can have all kinds of sex in Allah’s heaven not just virgin women but virgin boys as well. Do you want me to quote which verse.

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        I am no human

        “You can have all kinds of sex in Allah’s heaven not just virgin women but virgin boys as well.”

        Remember there are about 375,000 Sri Lankan maids working in Saudi Arabia where Wahhabism originated.

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    A special agreement has been signed between the two Buddhist groups Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) and 969 movements with the motive of creating a South Asia free of terrorism and religious fundamentalism.

    *** The above agreement makes a Mockery of Civilised Standards and behaviour signed by two groups which practice and preach religious extremism under the Patronage of a Thuggish Leader who presides over State Terrorism.

    The task facing the Nation is to get rid of the following.

    1) State Terrorism
    2) Religious Extremism

    Once the above has been achieved to then to restore Law & Order with a Citizens Charter recognising peoples right to live in Peace, Security and above all Dignity which is lacking in Sinhala Lanka .

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    Excellent solution. Send these two and supporters to Syria to fight ISIS. Two birds with one stone.

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      Great idea safa.You can then peacefully and slowly Islamize our society without any objection.Our rice eating ”bath balayas” may not wake up until the threat is at the doorstep and at that stage you have fulfilled your God given task and you don’t need to worry.Islam has noble aspects to it and no doubt majority of the Muslims are law abiding peace loving citizens.But you are a threat to the existence of other cultures simply by the nature of your religion and sorry to be harsh about this.The facts are facts.please follow the following link if you need further details.

      http://forum09.faithfreedom.org/viewtopic.php?f=25&t=16131#p211692

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        Heil Gandasara!

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    Total Buddhists all over world again? and the total Muslims all over the world? any figures? clash of the Titans? is the BBS interested in getting down the like if ISIS Taliban and other extremist Muslims into the country? The Jarapassas are walking a tight rope not with the balancing pole…but a pole of stupidity.. they are rocking the crib and pinching the baby too..sooner than later the egg will be in their face…

    “You reap what u sow” goes an old saying… I bet they are ready for the harvest… Hague/ International Criminal Courts…rings a bell?

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    Ashin Wirathu, had 9 times 69 and want to perform it on gandasara. Srilanka will stink.

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    .
    Do not worry guys….

    We know what happened to all the pacts signed by Sinhala Buddhist Leaders (B-C pact, D-C pact or even 13+…..).

    Thai guy will soon realize.

    :-)

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    muslims don’t need agreements where ever they live they are brothers – they will join hands be it african ,asian ,european, black ,white chines ….. it will not be like LTTE if you start with muslims more foreigners will join to fight a jihad …..DONT PUSH FOR IT …..
    wake up peace loving srilanlans voice for true democracy – our children needs peace not war BBS leaders don’t have a family to understand the family values .

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    KEEP THE LITTLE RESPECT YOU HAVE FOR THE YELLOW ROBE – KICK OUT MODA SARA

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    This is another demonstration of state sponsored terror against the minorities of Sri Lanka.

    Sectarianism using religion or ethnicity or other means only ends up in violence, bloodshed and death. Hitler with the Jews, the LTTE wanting to have a tamil state, and now the BBS wanting a sinhala only buddhist nation will only lead to death unless dealt with asap.

    Isn’t it enough that Sri Lanka has suffered violence and death. Have we not had enough, do we need more ?

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    ITS A FACT that the Rajapakse regime worked with the murderous LTTE to bring themselves into power. They were not elected by the majority of people but manipulated themselves into power.

    ITS A FACT that the Rajapakse regime is working hand in hand with the BBS & 969 group both which are terrorist groups equal to the mentality of the LTTE only makes this government a terrorising regime. They run the entire business community in SL, “civil society”, the media, corporations, private companies, the stock exchange, the military, the paramilitary etc like terrorist organisations. if you are not with this government you cannot do business or live in Sri Lanka.

    I have one question for all the people who support this so called democratically elected government that practices their own brand of democracy: Would this Government have given any other religious or ethnic group the approval and patronage they have given the BBS to operate the way they do in Sri Lanka? if they do then we have true democracy. The beautiful principles of Buddhism is under threat and I cant believe that people of SL are sitting and watching this happen to our country. Btw Don’t ever get fooled by the beautiful roads, arcades and infrastructure in Colombo. Its happening on borrowed money which will hit our economy like a tone of bricks because we are not earning as much as we are spending. God save my mother Lanka!

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    That chap Dilantha seems to be a real frog in a well(Linde inna gemba).
    How on the earth he can utter this rubbish.Can we go back in history to the ”rajandu” days.That idiot should understand world is preparing to unite shedding the difference away for the betterment of masses.
    His bullish opinions about changing the name of the country and national flag,good lord if I was a minority of that country I would have felt suicidal.As a Sinhalese I felt ”Irk” .Look at Singapore.Race religion are extreme personal things.For a development of a country extreme nationalism is very harmful.We should create an environment everyone can live with peace and dignity .What he a nd BBS suggest is bringing the divisions back and the country will be pushed back to tribalism and the whatever the recognition we have also will disappear form its face.These idiots should travel around the world and see what is happening in developed world. Surely we don’t want to be heading towards Syria or Iraq.

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