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Media Blackout On Gota-Muslim Meeting: Muslims Hold Gota Responsible For Attacks

A blanket media blackout had been ordered on the meeting that was held between Muslim organisations and the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Friday, despite media reports that claimed the discussion between the two parties continued cordially.

Gota meets Muslims | File photo

Gota meets Muslims | File photo

Colombo Telegraph learns that during the meeting, the representatives of civil and religious Muslim organizations who participated in Friday’s discussion had been explicitly informed by Gotabaya that nothing should be reported in the media until a final solution was reached.

When the representatives shed light on the fact that the majority of the Muslim community holds him responsible for the attacks; that they feel as if the violence instigated by the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) is being implemented under his orders, Gotabaya had rejected their suspicions while swearing they are baseless.

Sources revealed to Colombo Telegraph that meanwhile, Gotabaya had also informed that the Buddhist clergy has raised some issues with concern to the Muslim community in the country. He had listed out several such ‘concerns’ expressed by Buddhist monks that Muslims would have to address in order to ensure tensions between the two communities do not take a turn for the worse.

The two parties are due to meet once again.

Colombo Telegraph was informed that those who participated at the discussions on Friday are severely disheartened since their hope of obtaining a relief to their plights was not realized. Gotabaya had made it abundantly clear that the Muslim community will have to give into some of the demands in order to prevent recurrences of violence and tensions.

However, the exact specifications of the demands have not been released yet.

The discussion was focused on the recent attacks on Muslims but details of the meeting have not been released to the public.

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    dear Muslims and True Buddhists,

    “A blanket media blackout had been ordered on the meeting that was held between Muslim organisations and the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Friday, despite media reports that claimed the discussion between the two parties continued cordially.”

    It is is your best interest that you remove or get rid of the Mara following Gotanaya Rajapaksa who is following the Mara and Devil in killing Muslims and killing True Buddhism in Sri Lanka.

    The question is what are you waiting for?

    • 7
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      There is no point that Muslims meeting Greasepiya.
      This is to show the world that discussions between the parties are under way so the disputes will be settled amicably.

      What’s the bloody use meeting Gota the goon. BBS is Himself and his brother plus JHU. Muslim idiots should know that its a waste of time. During the Halal issue too the same thing happened. Greasepiya Gota acted in the same manner as if he didn’t know a thing about.

      Aluthgama-Beruwala issues have reached the whole world. The regime is in enormous pressure from every corner. My dear Thambiyos don’t go for a compromise, you guys are stupid. Don’t give up and don’t GIVE-IN.

      Amarasiri is darn right, and its so simple, contribute the best to uproot the main rogue Gonraja.
      Things will be back to normal and SL will have peace.

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      If the Mr Megalomaniac -that is bound hegomonian rule is genuine as his frequent rherotics sound, why he failed to ask the lanken police to react impartially in terms of any kind speeches of aggressions that truly cause new tensions between folks to be generated ? Ballige puthas say something and doing totally against to that has been their style if anyone with sanity examined the all root causes for the current context of srilankan after the terror within the country is no longer the case.
      Ballige puthas in power only try to consolidate their powers abusing the grievances of the people. MR has proved to have no wholeheartedness towards achieving the last goal which is the peace among all folks … making them strong srilanken regardless of the race, religions or anythign falling to make them apart.

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      Talk about “Horage ammagen peina aseema”…

      And “those who participated at the discussions on Friday are severely disheartened”? YOU THINK?

      ARE THESE PEOPLE RETARDED OR SOMETHING? DID THEY REALLY EXPECT TO GET A “solution” FROM THE MAN WHO CAUSED THE PROBLEM IN THE FIRST PLACE?

      AND STOP ASKING MAHINDA RAJAPAKSA TO SOLVE YOU PROBLEMS EITHER. IF YOU HAVEN’T FIGURED IT OUT YET, HE IS THE PROBLEM!!!

      Come on guys, I know you are hurting. But stop trying to climb the wrong vine here. Go get one of the Middle East countries to squeeze MR’s balls a little tighter and you’d get results. That’s the only language Rajapaksa morons understand not this discussion BS. Yeah, that’s going to hurt the rest of the people a bit too but they definitely deserve it after voting in a nincompoop like this.

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      THERE IS NO EVIDENCE TO PROVE THAT BBS IS INVOLVED.THIS IS AN INTERNATIONAL CONSPIRACY WITH THE LTTE DIASPORA.

      • 1
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        Ha Ha Ha Ha I cant stop laughing at your post. Go back to sleep. No one asked you to wake up.

  • 8
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    “Gotabaya had made it abundantly clear that the Muslim community will have to give into some of the demands in order to prevent recurrences of violence and tensions”.

    So the Muslims must behave in such a way that is acceptable to BBS and Rajapaksas. They should not set up businesses, contribute to SLFP and stop eating Halal meat.

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      The crusade of 2 religious fanatics. How have they survived by helping each other to kill other minorities.
      Now that is beyond them (vast majority is complete)so they are fighting among themselves.
      Did not our parents tell us when we were kids don’t join the mafia because they would finally kill you.
      Its important for the Muslims to disband their crusade/religious organisation and work with other major parties.
      The Muslim leaders are slime-balls no different to `Goo`ta familial and his slime-balls.

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        What religious crusade are you lying about? Are the Muslims converting non Muslims? Are they stealing lands and building illegal settlements? Are they burning shops and homes? They may be religious, but they do not harm other Sri Lankans. Try to stifle your anti Islamic instincts here, they do not make sense but incite more people who are as ignorant.

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    If Gotha is an educated, law abiding, fair minded person then one could expect him to be reasonable. All of us know that he is a stubborn uneducated, uncivilized person, so we are not surprised of his reaction to the Muslim community’s demands. Gotha thinks he is God’s gift to Sri Lankan politics, who is going to teach him a lesson, UN Human Rights and War Crimes Tribunal?

    • 5
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      Park,

      “who is going to teach him a lesson, UN Human Rights and War Crimes Tribunal?”

      They would but what about the Arab Muslim countries who have given employment to thousands and thousands of Sri Lankans. Just get those countries to understand the true barbaric and dishonest lying nature of the Rajapakshas and to expel all Sri Lankans from those countries. Those returning would rally against the Rajapakhas with the others in the country and suck the blood of them in retaliation due to the pain and hopelessness caused by the lost of income amounting to billions of rupees. This is the only sure way to destroy the Rajapakshas and also to show the strength of the Muslims to stupid Sinhalese.

  • 5
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    What a types of power Gota try to seek. There is nothing to compromise in Islam. He and his brother gov made this situation and now try to discriminate a minority based on base less argument. If Buddhism or Sinhala ethnicity not progressing mean something els, rather blaming Muslims.
    There is no al qaeeda or any other organisation in Sri Lanka. It’s not been yet. But will the gov take necessary steps to make sure the security of all the community. ???

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    “Gotabaya had made it abundantly clear that the Muslim community will have to give into some of the demands in order to prevent recurrences of violence and tensions.”

    Now we know the reason for the riots and who masterminded it.

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    Supping with the Devil!!

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    Looks like this time it’s going to cost more for GoRa. He has loads of funds to buy those Muslims anyway.

    :-)

  • 2
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    This article about a meeting between Muslim leaders and Gota behind closed doors, thus cutting out the media which effectively means – sans any type of publicity, hardly says anything tangible to respond effectively. What kind of duplicity can we expect?

    However, we need to monitor the situation, and wait for the next follow up meeting. This particular meeting must have been just for starters, before the main course to follow. After which will follow the stomach cramps and the indigestion as time progresses. I guess the Muslims in this country will be in for a rough ride, as signatories to a bad deal, compelling them to give up certain rights that they presently enjoy, I wonder.

  • 4
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    May be they were discussing MR’s forthcoming Grand Ifthar Party at the expense of the wider Muslim Community.

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      You are right, Mara will hols a breakfast eve and then followed by greasepiya. So the Muslim ‘prashne’ is over.

      I think you Muslims must do a harthal against your own so called leaders for dining and sleeping with the enemy.

      My question to Muslim leadership is what juslice can they expect from the man who masterminded the attack?
      Who is going to answer to those killings, extortions and over 100 people wounded?

      Muslims must find out who burnt those innocent Sinhala homes in the area too?
      I am sure its the work of that blatant liar Champika & Gammanpila, in order to put the blame on Muslims. If the Muslims went to attack the Sinhalese why there was no any killing or even wounded?

  • 7
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    What kind of meeting is this without our Savior and protector of Pure Sinhala Buddhism, Chaiman BBS(Pvt) Ltd, Gaanu 5 Bebadu Balu Senadipathi, Galagoda Gandasara.

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    avi gaththo aviyenma nasiy.. this common parlance reminded me this morning. I wish MR should be destroyed by his Gota in coming days to the very same manner, Nother korean leader executed his uncle to consolidate his powers.

  • 1
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    Who knows, the coming colors may be no good. May be Gota is trying to set a bargaining chip to terminate the existing Quazi Courts system or even the Waqf Board, or the Sharia economic system, the Halal system is now almost beaten to death, the silencing of Azan, banning of Muslim dress and subject it to prosecution, any one of those which are on BBS radar, throu enactment of a drama of appeasement to their demands, in order to bring them under control, in exchange of a guarantee of security for Muslims to live in peace. Gota has already has said much when he stated the Muslims will have to address several issues and concerns raised by Buddhist monks, in order to ensure tensions don’t take a turn for the worst. However he did not mention what those concerns were at this meeting, but probably will bring it up at the next meeting. We Muslims will have to presume the worst.

    We must not get fooled by any of these manipulations. Allah is there for us. He is the Provider and He is the Sustainer. He is testing the strength of our Imaan. BE STRONG. Gota is probably calling our Muslim leaders to put the ball in their courts, but didn’t have the courage this time, after all that has happened in Aluthgama/Beruwela. So he has promised to do all the repairs and restore normalcy this time. However. he has kept the door open for another meeting soon. We need to be united in our efforts to oppose any such moves, and stand firm in our resolve – never to abrogate (give up) any of our rights to any of these well entrenched Muslim institutions established in our country. We must be even prepared to make the biggest sacrifice to keep those rights for our future generations to come, since any rights given can never be forfeited, and the law is that.

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    Of all the theological beliefs around the world , Islam poses as the greatest threat to civilized global society. Whatever nation that Muslims flood into,— death, destruction, mahem , and horror follows. Muslims do not go into another nation with the intent of trying to assimilate into the already established culture and sovereign national state , but rather they go into the various nations with the goal and intent to change or convert the society to Islamic culture and sharia law. Muslims are the only group of people who cannot get along with their neighbors. Muslims want respect for their beliefs unquestionably , yet they have absolutely no respect whatsoever for the beliefs of others.
    This is how radical theology destroys any form of rational thought , compassion for others , and sensible fairness and equality. People around the world do not fear in any sense on a general basis being terrorized by Christians, Jews, Buddhists, Scientologists, etc ., but are justifiably horrrified of a society run by Muslims and sharia law.
    If world society does not stand up to the encroaching sharia crusaders that are marching globally, then the world will be cast back into thousands of years of ancient “darkness” and barbarity. Our civil societies, freedoms, high standards of living, technology , medicine, industry, justice, equality, fairness, love , compassion, mutual respect , entertainment, and overall general happiness and contentment will all be gone completely and replaced with barbarism and savagery.

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      Jay, just reading your views, it is clear to understand that you have a convoluted understanding of Islam and Sharia Law. Either thru bad experiences, western media propaganda or visiting Islamophobic websites. Whatever it may be, what you have mentioned about Muslims and their way of life is far from the truth.

      You must understand that there are black sheep in every community, who commit crimes against humanity, hate crimes and criminal offenses. They need to be arrested and brought to justice, irrespective of their religious background. They do it by their own free will and has nothing to do with their religious upbringing.

      That said, Islamic Sharia Law is the best law in world today to serve justice without fear or favor, Justice is seen to be done. It is an eye-for-an-eye, or sometimes referred to as tooth-for-tooth type of justice. It may appear to be medieval or barbaric, but it definitely manages to keep crime rate down to a minimal, and the jails free of inmates. The severity in punishment are deterrents to criminal activities. The punishments to be meted out are fixed and cannot be changed, amended or changed to suit the whims are whims and fancies of those sitting in judgment.

      Only the highest person in authority (like the King or Emir of the country) has authority to commute a judgment to a more lenient sentence. But then again other factors come into play, such as the award of a substantial amount of money to offset the severity of the punishment and particularly to serve justice to the affected victims, if they are willing to accept same. The law is clear cut, with no short cuts and injustices.

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        I am afraid the well-intentioned Marwan misleads himself. What goes as Roman Dutch Law is consequent to centuries of deep thought, jurisprudence and deep learning. The theory justice meted with mercy and, to a large extent, depending on evidence is the best form of law tried out in the civilised world.

        In Saudi Arabia and elsewhere Caucasians considered useful to their economy offending local laws with regard to possession and use of alcohol, sex offences etc are released on the intervention of rulers there – the so called purity of Sharia notwithstanding.
        Several Saudi princes found committing the worst form of sex, alcohol, drugs and other offences in England, France and in other parts of the West found refuge in Saudi and Arab lands – and were not touched. You will not get men like Faiz Mustapha, Shibly Aziz and other respected leading Muslim lawyers to state in public Sharia is superior, or even preferable, to our legal system. Sharia may be good for medieval-like societies – ignorant, forcibly denied education – that one finds in Muslim countries.
        Remember the Pakistani girl Malala Yousef. Sharia is totally unsuitable to democratic societies like ours exposed to many centuries of civilisation and education.
        Islamic fundamentalism minus the degrading and stone age Sharia laws are inseparable. For this reason, inter alia, it will be resisted in most countries including liberal Muslim ones. Pakistan, out of the non-Arabic countries, was forced to embrace Sharia and Islamic Fundamentalism by Zia-ul-Haq as an act of revenge on educated and elite Pakistanis who considered the latter
        as coming from the lower rungs of unsophisticated Pakistani society. Something like the “war” Felix Dias engaged in with the more senior lawyers, QCs during his time (1960-1970) when he deliberately lowered the high quality of our justice system. Mahinda Rajapakse will be thankful to FDB for making him a lawyer sans minimum qualifications thereto.

        Hooker

        Hooker

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      Jay,

      It is ignorant, uneducated people like you who are causing racial tensions. Your downfall is imminent along with other racists!

      Get your facts right before you open the can of worms!

      First and foremost, except for the Veddahs, no one has the right to Sri Lanka. Hence, all racists and the initial immigrants should go back to their place of origin before telling any minority to exit or change their way of life. Then the minorities can follow! Sri Lanka does not belong to the Buddhists – please get this into your head!

      Islam is a religion of peace, it maybe that some of the followers are not examples to the faith. But then again, it is the same with any religion. Just like you- there are illiterate trouble-making racists,as well as other offenders like murderers, rapists, thieves, extremists who follow different religions. The reasons may vary, but it is common to the whole of mankind irrespective of religion.

      Just like in Buddhism, where there are many different types of the religion and followers, there are different sects in each and every religion. If you are ignorant to see what is around you, it is your problem and trust that lies & deception to create racial dis-harmony along with ignorance will not fix you or the problems. You are one fool amongst many who speak like this and the life span is very less for fools!

      Muslims have assimilated well into society & live cordially with their neighbours – the fact that they lived cordially for thousands of years is testimony. It is people like you who are jealous of the Muslims’ success who cannot tolerate to see their progress. These racial tensions are due to JEALOUSY by people like you. If you cannot work hard and come up in life, the people around you are not at fault. Your own destruction is due to your faults & behaviour. Being jealous and causing destruction to others due to this insecurity will not help you come up in life – in return it will destroy you!

      Which community is at fault for incest? For dousing their bodies/committing suicide for the stupidest things? For sending their parents into Elderly homes? For widespread rape? For drunkards? For always fighting over land & its boundaries even in your homes? For racially attacking people? For indecent exposure? For the men to stay at home and the women to be sent abroad to work? For the clergy to behave like ‘Rowdies’? Religious hate and Barbarism? It is the BUDDHISTS. As much as I hate to categorize people by their religions, it is essential to show idiots like you not to start levelling allegations against other communities.. You know, people who live in glass boxes should not throw stones!!

      To begin with, why not ask your womenfolk and all Buddhists to come back from the Middle East? If the Muslims are bad, then you should have the balls to stand up and earn for yourselves in your country. Dont depend on the Muslim countries for your own benefit. Come on now, dont be a hypocrite!! Why is the Middle East the biggest importer of tea? You need to stop exporting and earning revenue from there? Why use the Oil from the Middle East?? Come on, go back to using your Bullock Carts and stop operating the garment factories with this oil!!

      If Islam is this bad how come there are 2.5 Billion followers around the world?? How come there are 2++ Billion followers of Christianity around the world?? and a meagre few hundred thousands of Buddhist followers?? There has to be something right about the major religions of the world for it to garner billions of people??

      Why dont you stop using violence and killing people? Isnt this a violation of the Buddhist Principles?? Start practicing your way of life FIRST before you start pointing fingers.. If the Buddhist principles are anything to follow and good for humans it will continue to exist; none of you need to stress about spreading it through violence or worrying about the dwindling numbers.

      Lastly, dont make yourself look like an uneducated fool!! The world is judging you and the majority you try to defend so badly. Dont think it is good for its image!!

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      Jay

      You have articulated your opinion exercising your god given right to freedom of expression , based on your own experience and knowledge. Obviously ,there are others who are unable to tolerate any form of opinion which is different to their own .

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    Gota and Mara will pay for it we have to just wait for while , Allah will help us ,
    Fero and Haman also were the same and they got it bak

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    Muslims [Edited out]

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    Im sure he never tasted the food or drinks served there for fear of being poisoned. Such is the mind of the devil.

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    Why the secrecy? These Muslim leaders would have eaten with the Devil, but the Devil is basically just stringing them along. How many people have appealed to these rajapaksa’s, requesting they stop this madness that is affecting the entire country, and disrespecting minority religions? Have they done anything to stop terrorists from attacking innocent civilians? Have they tried to stop their dogs from inciting and turning on Sri Lankans? Whatever problem they have with what Muslims are doing, it should be discussed in a civilized manner. Killing, attacking, looting, burning, and terrorizing innocent Muslims and Christians, is not the way to do it, that is how it is done in dictatorships and police states.
    The rajapaksa’s have been exposed for who they are internationally, and international bodies like the UN are wise to what they are doing. It is time these criminals, who are responsible for the chaos and strife in this country, are made to answer to their crimes and corruption.

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    Whatever the outcome of this meeting, the Muslim citizens must decide here and now, not to vote for this President, or the PA coalition parties at the next election, if ever elections are held again.

  • 0
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    Gotabhayas veiled threats,

    Threat no 1.”that nothing should be reported in the media until a ‘final solution’ was reached”. ‘Final solution’ is the terminology used by the Nazis for the pogrom against the Jews.

    Threat no 2. “Muslims would have to address in order to ensure tensions between the two communities do not take a turn for the worse.”

    Threat no 3.Gotabaya had made it abundantly clear that the Muslim community will have to give into some of the demands in order to prevent recurrences of violence and tensions.

    For those wondering what the demands are, here are some of the demands put forward by Gota.

    1. All meat sold of cows that must not be slaughtered must be non halal.

    2. Women must uncover their bodies or parts thereof so that Buddhist monks can ogle and practice ‘Pilikul Bavana’.

    3. Muslim men must shave the beards and remove their thoppiya so that Sinhala youth will not convert to Islam.

    4. Muslims must not have babies and take over the country.

    5. Muslims must not engage in business so that Sinhala Buddhists may not envy them.

    6. Muslims prayars must not be blared by loudspeakers that drown the loudspeaker broadcasts of Buddhist Bana desana.

    and the list goes on……………………

  • 1
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    Gota is acting like the Mafia Godfather who demands protection money from businessmen to permit them to operate their businesses and make a living without being harassed by his thugs.

    The only difference is that instead of money he is demanding and insisting on restrictions on the Muslims’ religious practices and way of life!

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    No prizes are offered but whom will CT
    readers vote for the title BUTCHER OF
    SRI LANKA?

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