23 September, 2020

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Lee Scott Appointed As Ambassador Of Justice For Tamils

British Tamils are delighted to appoint Lee Scott as Ambassador of Justice for Tamils to move forward our struggle for freedom and justice, says the British Tamils Forum.

Lee Scott

Lee Scott

Issuing a statement the BTF said; “The Island of Sri Lanka was two nations for several centuries. The Tamil people in the island of Sri Lanka who constitute a nation have been struggling for the past six decades to reinstate their lost independent sovereignty. The Tamil people have on numerous occasions expressed their will to break free from the genocidal Sri Lankan state in order to preserve their identity and to protect their future generations from annihilation.

“The British Tamils Forum which adheres to democratic non-violent path in winning the freedom of the Tamil people has been at the forefront in supporting the people on the ground in their struggle for freedom and justice.

“Mr Lee Scott has been an ardent supporter of the Tamil peoples struggle for freedom and justice during the past decade. As an elected MP he has been a constant voice of the Tamil people in the UK parliament. He represented the Tamil people’s interest as the Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Tamils campaigning at all levels including the UN. Despite having lost his parliamentary seat of Ilford North by a narrow margin in the 2015 general elections, Lee has continued his support for the Tamil people. In recognition of his services to the freedom struggle Mr Scott was awarded the Title “Ambassador of Justice for Tamils.”

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    ‘Appointed’ is different to ‘awarded’. Which is it?

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      This is a wonderful Joke by the BTF.. Now please go and get this guy a Lungi. You have to look the part before you can act the part. Ha ha ha ha ha ha Hik hik

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        nuwan

        “Now please go and get this guy a Lungi.”

        Did Sir Desmond De Silva agree to wear Aryan Sinhala Amude when he was hired to defend war criminals?

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          ‘hired to defend war criminals’

          WOW so yu are a lawyer now sir, Also the judge , Jury and executioner?????

          Normally there is due process not kangroo court’s.

          Why have you been hired by the BTF and Given a Free ‘Lungi’ to give judgement on who is or not a war crminal.

          You need to get back to your Internet Law Books

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            Karim Hussein

            “WOW so yu are a lawyer now sir”

            Your concern about lawyer is appreciated. How do you know that I am not one? By the way if Mahinda, Namal, Sarath consider themselves as lawyers why cannot a man on the street without the qualification or the training be a lawyer?

            “Also the judge , Jury and executioner?????”

            It is the legal tradition in this land, any one who has muzzle and political power or connection can and does act as judge, jury and executioner. I thought the other way round, executioner, Jury and the Judge.

            Since I don’t possess muzzle, power and connection I do not think I am aptly suitable for the job.

            “Normally there is due process not kangroo court’s.”

            How ever it does not apply to this island. Here we have special arrangements.

            “Why have you been hired by the BTF and Given a Free ‘Lungi’ to give judgement on who is or not a war crminal.”

            Is BTF looking for a lawyer, then it should speak to Namal or Nanda.

            “You need to get back to your Internet Law Books”

            Thank you for your advice. When you need any legal advice please contact me. I am more than willing to help you, of course for free of charge. Don’t get caught while stealing women under garments from their back garden. I don’t deal with such petty crime committed by perverts.

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    Frair Tuck was a good buddy of Robin Hood. Tuck was a monk from the Franciscan religious order. Back in the day, these Franciscan Friars were used by Spanish and Portugese for missionary work in their colonies.

    A Friar known as Fernao DeQueyroz was in charge of converting people in Jaffna. Fernao is similar to monk Mahanama who were accustomed to documenting events in great detail.

    So just like the Buddhist Mahavamsa a Catholic chronical exists known as the Temporal and Spiritual Conquest of Ceylon. The English translation is aviable for purchase at Amazon.

    The underlying theme of the chronicle is the struggle by Sankilli to keep Jaffna from being converted to Catholism. Sankilli’s father was a Pandayan. Sankilil in Jaffna however has taken on the local identity similar to King Sri Wick Rajasinhe of Kandy.

    Sankillly’s wife was Sinhala, his entire cabinet was Sinhala. Sankilly standard was a lion. Sankilly was in charge of Buddha sacred tooth relic for a period. His wife threatens to commit suicide if she was forced to convert to Cathnolism. At one stage he massacres Sinhalas who had been converted to Cathnolism by the Portugese. So Sankilli struggles to stop converting Buddhists in Jaffna to Cathnolism.

    The Sinhala Buddhist identity of Jaffna under Sankilli is similar to Sinhala Buddhist identity of Kandy under King Sri Wick Rajasinhe.

    So the idea here is to understand the reality. In 1245 CE there were South Indian settlements popped up in the north after an incursion. By 1500s however, when the Portuguese arrived the entire area had been retaken by Sinhala people. Even by 1700 ce there were no Tamil settlements in either North or East of the island.

    The bottom line is that there is no barrier to stop Sinhala people from retaking North East. Only a few decades ago the population was 15 million. Now its 20 million. The idea a Federal State will ensure Tamil identity is futile unless you build a fence to keep the Sinhala people out.

    Although its not a completely lost cause. Tamil identity can be still be preserved. For that one needs to go and settle down in Tamil Nadu.

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      Vibhushana the imbecile,

      As soon as you hear the words like Tamil and Tamil rights, you hear voices in your head and start writing gibberish! You need to seek help medically :)

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        I am not denying Tamil rights you stupid donkey!

        Usually lessons seemed to be learned by the donkey the hard way attempting then failing.

        Some reality will help to stop wasting everyone’s time. Its simple logic moron.

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          Imbecile,

          I rather be a donkey than being a bigot like you!

          You dispise the Tamils to the point that you concoct stories to belittle the them. You are a mendacious bigot who has scant regard for the Tamils. Your fabricated rubbish is only for the consumption of your fellow bigots and will not wash with others!

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    We were, we are and we will remain One Nation. Why don’t you find an ambassador for a collective Sri Lankan identity.
    You dividers are the bane of Sri Lanka. You people living comfortably in your Brirish homes have no right to divide our country,

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      Dimi,

      Even today Tamils are being used as political football to gain votes! You need to focus on the ground and culture the Sinhala Buddhists think as Sri Lankans first before you start to preach others!

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      “Mr. Lee has been an ardent supporter of the Tamil cause”. That short line itself shows how biased he is and will be in all his dealings!

      I agree. How about a “ambassador” for the greater SRI LANKAN cause?

      I and many others who identify ourselves as Sri Lankans would ask the government to educate Mr. Lee Scott that there are twenty million Sinhalese in Sri Lanka and the “problem” cannot be solved by partitioning the tiny island, but by integrating just like Tamils and Muslims have integrated with the main-stream in the other Provinces.

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      There is enough space for now and the future, – confirmed by historical evidence of the past this island was home to two nations for centuries. A Tamil-speaking nation in the present North-East and a Sinhala-speaking nation in the rest of the South. Save the time much of the Central Province was also Tamil-speaking in the 17th-19th centuries under the Rajasinghes. Admittedly, both sides ruled parts of the Eastern Province at various intervals. Language, religion and culture were the defining factors that separated the two nations.

      However, considering today’s imperatives the island need not be divided into two, unless the much aggrieved Tamil side is further forced to do so. The challenge to both sides is to learn to live in peace and harmony together under one roof. Of course, the Muslim factor may be used to sabotage this goal. One pointer is the now growing mischievous claim Muslims in large numbers have been in the island for over a thousand years. And in recent weeks, Minister Rishard Buhardeen demands a special Muslim unit with Amparai as the capital. This, in addition to the Muslim claim of a South Eastern Province, can only bring further trouble in the region where a large number of innocent Muslims can suffer. It is time saner and responsible elements in the community discipline the more ambitious and radical sections of the community that has dreams of making parts of the EP to look like Arabia. Needless to add, this is thoroughly disliked both by the Tamils and Sinhalese communities island-wide.

      Pandaranayagam

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    Defeated former MP Lee Scott gambled on the Tamil Tiger diaspora in Ilford to get him re-elected as an MP in the last UK election. His gamble failed, and like another Tamil Tiger backing MP in another party, Simon Hughes, he lost his seat. Most Tamilian British voters in his constituency obviously voted against him and that should have told him that most of them do not support his idea of a separate Tamil state in Sri Lanka. What’s that got to do with the problems faced by the British people, anyway?

    Nevertheless, out of gratitude for his act of political suicide, Scott has now been garlanded with the title of “ambassador” by the British Tamils Forum. My questions are: on behalf of which government is he ambassador? And to whom will he make representations?

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      Having LOST his Parliamentary seat in his own land, he is looking to find a “seat” here

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    bo

    ” [Edited out] “

    Brilliant, thanks.

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    BTF should have elaborated the purpose of Mr. Lee Scott being given the title “ambassador of Justice For Tamils”. What is in a name? Mr. Scott may be sympathetic towards the Tamils in Sri Lanka. But what can he do and what is he going to do as Ambassidor for the Tamils. I think BTF is going nuts as they are not in a position to do anything substantial for the Tamils in Sri Lanka.

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    “The Island of Sri Lanka was two nations for several centuries”.LOL LOL LOL LOL LOL LOL LOL LOL.

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    A vellala from scotland !

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    Harry Hutson, Tungsan Yu

    You both are obviously Sinhala modayas masquerading under foreign names. Listen up you fools, the caste system amongst the Tamils of Ceylon was dealt a mortal blow by the LTTE. turning to the other morays comment , the Island of Ceylon still has two nations.A Tamilnation and a Sinhala nation any one who denies this reality is deluding himself like the fool writing under a bogus name Tungsan yu, [Edited out]

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    A vellala from scotland that is seeking a seperate state.
    They had a referandum and the Scotish decided to stay with the Union
    Waht would the Tamils do?

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    HI Rajesh

    The Tamils may or may not reject the referendum for separation this depends on the Majority sinhalese attitude towards them. please note there was no cry for separation amongst the Tamils before Sinhala only act 1956 and media wise standardisation for university admission in 1972. it is not the Tamils who mooted out the idea for separation but they were forced in to it.

    In today’s context if Mahinda wins Tamils will vote yes in a proposed referendum for separation and if the Sinhalese people reject him and elect Ranil and endorse a proposal for a reasonable solution with in the unified Merged northeast Tamil Province as solution for the Tamil national question then the Tamils will overwhelmingly vote to endorse a unitary Srilanka -as the scots did to remain within the Union of Britain.

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    They can choose any paid person to sanitise their crimes, issue who will take these goons serious. I think tamils got a good ejection results, lets hope they can work with people who genuinely want to work with them.

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    This issue in SL is a complex problem.

    I don’t think it can be resolved by a westerner or a west born Diaspora member.

    This can be resolved only by careful balanced people with a high level of emotional intelligence and a background knowledge of the socio economic and cultural makeup of the region.

    Aryubowan , Wanakkam

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