3 December, 2022

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Mr. President, Where Is The Hate Speech Bill ?

By Latheef Farook

Latheef Farook

Latheef Farook

Muslim community which voted for President Maithripala Sirisena’s government as a whole is beginning t o feel insulted due to government’s indifference to rising threats and derogatory statements by racist elements.

Muslims in general expect the government to enforce law and deal with those who are hell bent on provoking them to react to justify an Aluthgama type island wide attack.

All what the community is expecting the government to do is to fulfil its election pledges. For example what happened to the much talked about “Hate Speech Bill” and the election pledge to bring lawless elements who threaten communal harmony to task and create a peaceful communal environment.

Gnanasara

Gnanasara

Hate speech bill is something which needs to be appreciated by followers of all religions and all decent and peace loving people alike in view of its positive impact on the society and the country battered by racist politics.

Perhaps the Bill was abandoned under pressure from the very same groups resorting to hate crimes. Not only Muslims but even Sinhalese and Tamils who voted for the government have become increasingly frustrated due to its failure to fulfil election pledges.

They all expected the government to punish all those who plundered and looted the country, committed various crimes and brought the country to its miserable state today. It is more than a year and half since the government changed, but by and large, nothing has happened to please the voters who brought it to power. Sickening state of affairs is such that those who sucked the blood of the country remain free and even challenge the government.

Though deeply disappointed the people who voted for the government, by and large, do not want a political change, but expect the government to perform and restore their fast fading confidence.

In the case of island’s third largest community Muslims, all voted in one voice, for the Yahapalanaya government not to provide perks and positions to their wheeler dealer politicians, known sell outs, but to free themselves from Rajapaksa regime’s racist persecution which threatened the community’s very political, religious, economic, cultural and social life.

In fact racist hooliganism went underground with the new government assuming office in January 2015. However they have now started raising their ugly heads with slogans of hatred which has all the ingredients to tear apart communities with unpredictable consequences.

Ven Gnanasara Thera’s hate filled public speech at Mahiyanagana, widely circulated in the social media, is in complete violation of Buddhist teachings, law and order, basic human decency and challenges the government. He also distorted an incident at Madawala Madina Maha Vidyalaya to incite communal disharmony.

The fear is that Muslim community, the most peaceful of the three communities, have suffered immense for decades due to Sinhala and Tamil racism. They just had a brief respite since President Maithripala Sirisena was elected to power on 8 January 2015. They did not grumble though their main issues were ignored by the government.

However patience and sufferings too have limit. Ven Gnanasara Thera’s derogatory response to Muslim Council of Sri Lanka’s letter to Inspector General of Police is something which needs to be condemned and dealt with. His statement humiliating Islam’s beloved Prophet Muhammed and the Creator Almighty Allah may incite some Muslims to react. This is what BBS wanted.

Therefore it is the duty of the government, as pledged, to take firm action not only on Ven Gnanasara Thera but also on other short sighted BBS type elements – suspected mercenaries of global anti Muslim forces, before it is too late.

We also should not forget that the world is watching and talking about rising racism against Muslims in Sri Lanka. The mood among the community is that they are no longer going to tolerate another bout of grease yakkas or Aluthgama type attacks.

On the other hand the question is how long the country is going to waste its time and resources on dealing shameless issues such as racism knowing very well the death and destruction it has caused.

Isn’t it time that such issues are dealt with firmly and lift the country from the current sickening and stinking political culture and rescue the economy which, due to racist politics and callous mismanagement by both UNP and SLFP, shamelessly depends sixty eight years after independence on loans from International Monetary Fund- sucker of third world blood.

Almost every country in the region is moving ahead to fit into the changing political and economic scenarios to ensure a better future for their people. Where do we stand in this fast changing environment? Here in Sri Lanka we are still exploiting religion by talking of threats to religion by people who think that, as Ven Dambara Amila Thero once said, the world is part of Sri Lanka.

As pointed out by security sources there are no Muslim extremists in the island. On the other hand the majority Sinhalese community will never find a peaceful minority which pose no threat to anyone as proved during their more than a thousand year presence and contributions in the island.

The so called Muslim extremism is the product of enemies of Islam, Zionist Jews and Jewish lobbies in US and Europe, who have turned many Muslim countries into virtual grave yards, killed millions of Muslims and turned more than 65 million Muslims who lived in peace and prosperity into refugees to suffer in abject poverty. Insulting the island’s Muslims Yahapalanaya government, brought to power by Muslims votes too, has rolled red carpet to these very anti Muslim forces, Zionists, though they were kicked out time and again since independence in 1948 only to enter the country through backdoor.

There was a time and that too in the recent past, politics was the most favourite topic of discussions. However this enthusiasm is fast fading with the common response these days being “Katha karala Vedak Ne. Ung Okkama Ekai”.

I am compelled to endorse this view especially after reports of government proposal to allocate more than a billion rupee to import luxury vehicles to ministers while unfortunate victims of recent flood and landslide were struggling to clean their household items to restart their lives.

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    Latheef Farook –

    RE:Mr. President, Where Is The Hate Speech Bill ?

    The hate speech bill is in conflict with Sinhala “Buddhism”, that follows Mara, not the enlightened Buddha’s Buddhism, and therefore, until the Sinhala “Buddhist” Mahanayakas, who sometimes follow, Mara, give their blessings, will not be tabled.

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      We have not forgotten the way BBS attacked a meeting in which Muslim brothers were about to discuss with other parties ina hotel near to colombo. This BBS monk turned up there and teh abusive langague they used there was really abusive… not even a street thug would have used the wording.. but Rajakashe stayed as if Kirimati gilapu kimbula.. as if the crocodile fed with clay behaved… it was all to protect his abusive brother Gotabaya. Gotabya is behind all diverse movements… his nose is everywhere.

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      For me leaving BBS lead allow human association should be made restricted UNTIL he proves his aggressions are under control. Either by sending the bugger – if buddhists want him to stay as a Monk – to Bangkok to have his sexual therapies done or – force him to derobe can help us the buddhists and our image we conserved from that day on.

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    “”For example what happened to the much talked about “Hate Speech Bill” and the election pledge to bring lawless elements who threaten communal harmony to task and create a peaceful communal environment.””

    It is reserved only for the Jewish people of Europe.

    Is islam a violent religion?

    Somethings are going on almost everyday.

    With the deaths of 4 you muslims made a mountain and brought in a change of regime.
    Obama Hussain can say bye bye now after Brexit. Americans will never respect the bugger because too many have died under him. He is promoting the muslims takeover of Jaffna- that is what Samanta P (catholic crusader like islam) was doing playing elle

    Take care immigrant muslims – there are many things you have done in 68 years of independence along with the Sinhalese (muslim ministers in every government that f*cked our education system, judiciary trade etc) so the music from the lower strata of society.
    You must learn to negotiate with the buddhist and live peacefully or end up in the very abattoirs

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    What do you mean by hate speech or hate writings. It is better that any such bill is delayed or not brought at all as it will affect the Muslims most. Sinhalese are saying that Koran is spreading hatred. They are citing the text calling those who do not believe in Koran as infidels a racist statement. They say that when Koran asks Muslims to destroy places of worship of non believers, it is inciting violence. So they want these lines which are promoting hatred between religions be expunged from Koran. Are the muslims prepared to oblige. They are also saying that hatred is being preached in mosques and madarassas. Are the muslims prepared to close down them if they want it. Muslims must tread carefully as otherwise it will cause a backlash on them.

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      You are one of those dumb wits who just parrot what the Zionist media is spreading all over the world (CNN/BBC/FOX/CNBC/SKY…etc)

      Watch this and you will know how you have been dumbed:

      The Zionist agenda, Dr. David Kelly and The propaganda of the BBC By David Halpin
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cEf77LD3cYU

      WhistleBlower Head of FBI tells all from NWO
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=do_swOstGaI

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        In all religions other than Islam, it is said that saviour will appear to save the world from followers of satan who would try to destroy the world. The description about followers of satan correctly fits the Muslims who are behaving like idiots killing non-muslims. All the predictions of ancient scriptures have come true incuding the return of lands to Jews. Therefore destruction of these satanic followers is certain. Salman Rushdie the great author correctly called Islam as satanic verses. Fair minded Muslims must bury their heads at this barbaric behaviour of some of their co-religionits. Islam was spread by violence of murder and ethnic cleansing. The day Koran is dumped into dustbin and Islam disappears from the world, there will be peace.

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    Gnasara reminds me of that hateful Blind Imam in New York City who was spewing hateful anti American rhetoric of radical islam. The people couldn’t do anything because there was no hate speech laws in US. That blind pig was an Egyptian and not even an American citizen. He was finally convicted of terrorism after he was involved/caught being involved in truck islamic terrorist bomb of world trade center in 1993 and sentenced to death.

    For too long this pig terrorist hateful man was allowed to speak freely because the freedom of speech guaranteed by the US constitution. Still to this date in US and UK there are people who abuse that freedom to speak and support ISIS terrorism.

    You’re right for once. I support a law to ban hate soeech. In Europe denying the holocaust is a punishable offense. We cannot allow such hate speech by any and all religions including racist gnanasaras or Imams or Wahabi mullahs who hate Israel and incite hate. I’m in 100% agreement.

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      me of Gorilla we got to see in aZoo lately.

      He was so aggressive so that all did to harm other apes.

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    If majority would request such bills could get passed.

    I truly believe code of ethics should be there so that people could behave better. Today, even politicians are used to use foul langauge.. so the youth would not loose the respect of those terms and start add them in their day today slangs.

    Lately only I noticed it myself, there are estranged terms being currently used in lanken SINHALA…. like teh words ” ela kiri”, ” Kade yanawa”, ” Mala paninanawa” ” Thoppiya damanawa”, etc.. these terms were not spoken sinhala in 70ties and 80ties. Politicians were used to use respectable wording whatever being expressed by them publicly. Teachers, Monks and other public figures spoke no foul langauge. Today. BBS leading monk use even most abusive langauge on the stage.

    President Mahinda he himself was used to use ” apita kelawanawa” -or the like terms… Mervin and Wimal Weerwanse too introduced a set of derogotory terms in their public speeches. Listners enjoyed and started using them further. This culture almost killed this nation alone during the recent years.

    There are countries in Europe, they dont allow to abuse ” some terms such as Neger ” to safeguard the rights of the people.

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    I wonder why the IGP yet waiting to warn BBS leader for his new provocations.

    I thought IGP would do anything and everything to protect the nation. This was the feeling I had immediately after he got appointed to the igp postion. For some reasons he has been set bit backward. May be politicians may pass wrong advice them.

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    Hey Latheef;

    Your community has provoked Ven. Gnanasara’s organization. Your political leaders have always followed end-results ethics in politics. You will side with anybody (From Banda to JR From JR to Chandrika then Ranil then Mahinda and then Maithri. I don’t know where you will go next because Maithi and Ranil are in the same camp) to achieve your ends and cover-up the anti-Sinhala nation activities. Just because (you believe) you have enough votes to change governments, you are making impossible requests. This phenomenon is known as “Tail wagging the dog” and the “tail” thinks what you are thinking right now. If you are living in a Sinhala Buddhist country as a minority, learn to live without prorogating the majority. Look at the examples of other Christian countries and Islamic countries. Minorities in those countries do not demand like you. For example right to desecrate Buddhist Holy places. Mahiyanganaya and other Buddhist holy places must be made officially out of Bound for Muslims just like Mecca is out of bound for Non-Muslims. That is the only solution to avoid clashes and send Ven. Gnanasara thero to his temple to conduct religious ceremonies and for us to live peacefully with our families. By the way it is not wise to call a Buddhist monk a fascist or racist. You are taking the advantage divided Sinhala Buddhist voters. But your attacks, vulgar characterization and insults thrown at Buddhist monks will have the effect that you will regret; Unite all Sihala Buddhists. So restrain yourself it is good for your age.

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      How much did the Jews paid you to write ?

      All Muslim Terror activities are trained and funded by the Zionist Jews.
      All Sinhala racist elements are funded by the Zionist Israel through Norway/US/UK and the EU

      Mecca was made prohibited to the Non-Muslims by the Jew invented Saudi regime. There was no Saudi to pre 1929. The Jews of the British Empire broke up the one big Islamic Empire and made small countries out of it to destroy it further in the future like what is happening right now by the Zionists/Freemasonic powers in the west.

      Be it JR or Ranil or Maithree, all of them belonging to the same shit that the British created to rot from within.

      1915 it was the Sinhala Buddhist elites that showed what a Terror strike on a minority community would look like way back 100 years ago.

      Gnanasara is a dumb, stupid thug who is a paid servant of the ISRAELI Mossad to unleash the WAR ON ISLAM according to the training and brainwashing he got with the big sums of payments for his luxury living.

      Are you ashamed that your “MOST INTELLIGENT THERO” to be hired by the world most dangerous criminals who masterminded the World Wars and destroyed the world ever since after funding Napolean’s wars to destabilise the world up to the present days.

      Watch this and you will be ashamed to call yourself the friend of the Jews…

      The Illustrated Protocols of Zion by David Duke
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-xjLa9xrOo

      The Coverup of Zionist Organized Crime!
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y3GMDcFOq0g

      David Icke – Rothschild Zionism | They Dare Not Speak Its Name
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0xe5cQDIbMs

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    Hate speech bill ha ben passed and agrred to by international community. This is agaist ISIS, and Islamists fundamentalists living all over the world including UK,USA, Europe, Midle East and Asia .
    The danger to free speech today is not communists or dictators but Islamists.
    Religious minorities are persecuted only in Muslim countries. Buddhist mont who was 70 years old was burnt alive and a Christian priest was hacked to death in Bangladesh during the past 2 months.

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    “Hate Speech Bill” means nothing and will achieve nothing in Sri Lanka. Our brain is still primitive and is steeped in Mahawamsa myths. Ours is a society where violence of all types thrive. Most Sri Lankan Sinhala Buddhists still favour the MR Mafia type of governance. They are still hankering for it, though they were the losers for it. This is Sri Lanka. The present Yahapalanaya government knows no better. This is why increasingly they are following on the footsteps of the MR Mafia. Don’t fret about the ungratefulness of the Yahapalanaya government who we all know, will not be there if not for the Muslim vote. This is how Sri Lanka is. This is what it will be. We are still very primitive in our thinking.

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    Interestingly enough, the proposed Hate Speech bill ran into objections by the TNA. There must be something behind this. Do they say things in Tamil which they don’t say in English?

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      Religion, socialism, and communism can survive only in poverty.
      To keep the beast at bay a very wise decision indeed. The objection was because Minister Rajapakse wanted criticising religious clergy an offence. As it would plunge the island into deeper turmoil and hamper the very cause of change in attitude from beast to human dignity.

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    Then first, Quran should be banned.

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      Not only that but following must be stop immediately.
      1.Ban building new mosques and expand existing ones.Already mosques,prayer centers in SL exceed or close to 4000 mark. Must destroy mosques already built within the range of two miles to a Buddhist or Hindu temple. Only one mosque in one big city is enough and must not allow to show religious sign on top of the building.
      2.No government jobs for Muslims.
      3.Ban Sinhala/muslim marriages.
      4.Must Evict muslims who built houses on government lands [and void all land permits issued so far], jungles and sacred sites. [In Eastern,North Eastern and South Western Provinces including Wilpattu].
      5.Do not allow to start a business without Sinhala or Tamil partner and must register it under the above persons name/names. And Must stop muslims import goods from Pakistan or need to examine the goods thouroughly at customs.And impose heavy taxes on these goods.
      6.Must stop use of loud speakers in the mosques.
      7.Ban wearing Burka or any other attire belongs to muslims in public places.
      8. Ban muslim children into Sinhala schools, because Sinhala/tamil children have no enough schools for their children.
      9. Must ban propagand of Islaam.
      10.Must stop on arrival visas/tourist visas to muslims living in Pakistan, Bangladesh,Indian and Maldives. Because there is a tendency that some muslim ministers in SL settle them down in here by using forge documents.
      These restrictions prepared by me acording to the “Bumiputhra” concept presently in force in Malaysia against minority Chinese decent population. So nobody can say I’m a racist because no nation in the world condemn, ban or impose sanctions against Malaysia.

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        This is what Israel is doing to you all.
        To be their slaves for propagating its racism and the WAR ON ISLAM.

        all your points against ISLAM and the Muslims are on par with the benefactors of the Sinhala racism….the Israel/US/UK/EU Zionists and their virulent propaganda against the Muslims to divert your attention from the real issues that they are already committing against all of the Non-Jewish world population.

        David Icke – Rothschild Zionism | They Dare Not Speak Its Name
        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0xe5cQDIbMs

        The Zionist War on Islam & The Next False Flag In London
        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CYBN15ePLkQ

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          Hi, Desert Storm was engineered by the USA, a great democracy (Wonder why you call yourself Desert Storm). You know exactly what is happening in this great nation. Remember what I said about “Tail wagging the dog”. The tail should not get carried away.

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        Muslim way is convert every one to muslims and muslim women should bear children as many as they can. Muslim marry non-muslim women to convert.

        Build a mosque for every 50 families. Rich muslims should donate money to those. That generosity is what muslims think the islamic generosity. Donating money to build mosques. They pay even to the people look after the mosque and to those who preach there.

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    LATHHEF, YOU ARE RIGHT ABOUT INSISTING ON A HATE SPEECH BILL. HOWEVER THE FIRST ONE WHO WILL BE ARRESTED IS IZETH HUSSAIN FOR INCITING RACIAL HATERED.

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      [Edited out]

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      James
      I couldn’t agree with you more.
      Izeth Hussein spew hate speeches like nobodies business. If the bill is passed he will be the first to be jailed. I have said this before.
      I hope the bill will be passed [Edited out]

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    It was reported sometime ago that there is no necessity for the enactment of specific Hate Speech Laws since the laws that are needed for this purpose already exist. But will the mere prevention of hate speech by law resolve the problems of the muslim community permanently ? Will it inhibit the future development of anti-muslim sentiment among members of the majority community ?

    Brothers and sisters of the Ummah, do you not despise the Ven. Gnanasara for causing so much disruption to your lives ? Do you not think and speak of him with much venom and hatred in your thoughts and voice ? And you believe you are justified in doing so, no ?

    Have you spent even a minute of your time wondering as to what reasons the Ven. Gnanasara could possibly have for the venom and hatred that he has for our community ? Why not ? Would it not be more effective to identify and neutralize the causes of the problem, rather than attempting to resolve or suppress it’s symptoms ?

    But the more urgent issue that I would like to bring to your notice is the growing tendency among muslim voices (vocal and written) to criticize Buddhism indirectly for the perceived ‘un-Buddhistic’ behaviour of a few members of the Sangha. This is as stupid as the mistake that the Western countries are continuing to make of attributing the ‘un-Islamic’ behaviour of some individuals to Islam.

    This tendency must be stopped immediately before the polarization of the two communities reaches the point of no return. We must understand that the sacredness of the Triple Gem (The Buddha, The Dhamma & The Sangha) is the very fount of Buddhism, in much the same way as the 6 Pillars of Faith are at the very heart of our religious belief. Any criticism of the Triple Gem would be as intolerable as any criticism of the 6 Pillars of Faith to adherents of the respective religions.

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      Laughing lebbe – I wish I could know from what end you laugh…

      When looking at the way Jonsten Fernando is set free .. making bail out a joke.. I really dont know from what end i have to laugh…

      This is not real world we the people together with Golden son of nation Sobitha fought for..
      Not the least is fulfiled in terms of hard punishments being given to HIGH criminals such as Jonsten.

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    Your Excellency Sirisena from Polonnaruwa

    We the (good) voters understand your reluctance to throw away the billion to one chance to have become the President of Sri Lanka or jeopardize the chance to remain as the Fluke President.

    We appreciate that it is so easy for the imbeciles like Sarpasara aka Gnanasara to persuade the gullibles that are the overwhelming majority of the electorate to consign you to the garbage dump comprising political discards.

    However you did promise that you will outlaw the bane of Sri Lanka’s political life which is hate speech. You will be garbage anyway if you do not keep your promise. However, the very same promise is the proverbial silver lining in the dark cloud that has the potential to elevate, even exalt you, to the shimmering heights of a political jewel that will be held in the highest esteem by generations to come.

    So my suggestion is a compromise. Do not enact or implement hate speech legislation. There is an easier way: reactivate the White Van culture, identity the vermin who infect the political life, take them out of circulation, carve out their tongues, hands and feet (speech and writing faculties), secretly and without taking authorship of that particular act. Release them after the surgery which will also deter other like minded vermin.

    This may be your surest path to your becoming President for Life and Saviour of Sri Lanka. Take it.

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    Though deeply disappointed the people who voted for the government, by and large, do not want a political change, but expect the government to perform and restore their fast fading confidence

    However this enthusiasm is fast fading with the common response these days being “Katha karala Vedak Ne. Ung Okkama Ekai”.

    The fear is that Muslim community, the most peaceful of the three communities, have suffered immense for decades due to Sinhala and Tamil racism.

    La Theef is trying to issue a threat to Gnasara.

    Don Carolis Anakarika Dharmapala, Murderous BhuddhraKittha and Rowdy Gnanasara all has one label. It is not our intention to save any balded headed rowdies. But La Theef still putting the blame on Tamil, after Tamils saved the Muslims and Sinhalese in the 1915. Muslims speaks a Tamil there not one sentence cannot be picked up without the “P” word and “S” word. Karaiyuran was quickly recognized as a Muslim in CT by the filthy Muslim language he uses. Where is this new claim is coming from those who set up the example in 1915? Tamil, util 1970s, were getting best crime free area rewards. Where the Muslin area in that time?

    He claims he does not want a political solution. Then Muslim prostitute party SLMC formed illegal government with Old Kings party UPFA and illegally ruling the Eastern Province. There TNA was the winner. UPFA gave the third majority party SLMC only to isolate Tamils take care of Sinhalese. Nazeer Ahmed took care of Muslims only and punished by Sinhalese Governor. This is where the new wave of anti-Muslims sentiment has risen. La Theef worked with Athualmuthali to destroy Tamils and now decrying the Tamils and Sinhalese Racism had destroyed him. With his IQ level and left with him only racism, he went to university and got some education only because of Badiyudeen Mohamed like ultra Racist.

    He is issuing a threat to Ganasara “Katha karala Vedak Ne”, but when Tamils has suffered from 1930s, he is calling it as Tamil racism.

    While presidential election was going on all Muslims ministers were with Old King and they all went Geneva and told that Muslims were doing bet under Old King than any other leader. He has to benefit SLFP Badiyudeen, Kaheem like leaders and Muslims really voted for power change? What kind of dupe is that? If so will Nazeer Ahmed rescind the contract signed with Old King?

    Muslims votes for UNP and SLMC. It was only TNA’s call to Tamils vote for power change made the difference. Tamils vote for TNA. Not for UMP or SLFP. They in 2005, rejected Ranil and his UNP. They, this time voted for party-less New King, only treating him as the UNP candidate.

    La Theef crying about Muslims voting for UNP Yahapalanaya. But Sinhalese had voted overwhelming to Old King. UNP Yahapalanaya understanding they had won but the Sinhalese voted to Old King in EP election. They claim 5.7 Million voted for Old King. So UNP Yahapalayana will be going by the voting. La Theef crying is not going to work. Further other than Tamils area, New King did not win any where else. Not even in Aluthgama or Dhraka town. That is why Tamils want to go alone.

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    Latheef Farook,

    Don’t ask “Mr. President, Where Is The Hate Speech Bill?

    Ask when the so-called good government is going to enforce the existing laws:

    There is no need for another ‘bill” if they don’t enforce the existing bills or laws.

    Ask when we will have strict adherence to the rule of law equally to the rich and powerful, and to the the poor and powerless!

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      “”Ask when we will have strict adherence to the rule of law equally to the rich and powerful, and to the the poor and powerless! “”

      both of you have missed your sunday sil therefore it would be monday kill.

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    Mr Farook , the provisions of the hate speech bill have been submitted to Ghanasara for scrutiny and approval.Please wait.We always do things in a orderly way and through the widest possible consultation Sir !!

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    muslims can spread islam extremism in sri lanka and engage in a cultural invasion. they don’t need any bills to tame the widely spreading muslim/islam terrorism. yet they want sinhalese buddhists to keep silent without talking about these atrocities committed by muslims. when sinhalese buddhists talk about these crimes, they need bills. How funny !

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    The inaction of the MY3 – RW Government will bring loss and destruction to SriLanka – politically, economically, socially and religious-wise. The international community is keep watching us.
    How can the Government which was brought to power by peace loving people including Muslims and other minority community, shirk their responsibilities and talking about non-sense. The YP Government is only looking at one side – communal harmony is the top most priority. They have to destroy the Frankenstein Monster created by the previous regime, as the first and foremost priority or that will devour the entire good governance, this Duo is talking about.
    Let good sense prevail and God Save Sri Lanka from the clutches of racists and their foreign supporters.

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    So you want Bodhi Sira to ban Sinhala Buddhists’ complaints about your Yahapalana Govt..

    Are these Sinhala Buddhists more dangerous than the Extremists who blew up the Airport in Ankara and killed 60 passengers yesterday.

    And the Tamil Terrorists who blew up Katunayaka Airport and killed 300 Muslims in Kaththakuddy.

    Did you demand any hate speech ban on Mr Pirahaparan and his Tamil supporters?.

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      KA SumANASEKARA:

      Tamils, Muslims and christian in hiding are bullying and are abusing aggressively the buddhist – patience.

      Islam is labelled by muslims a peaceful religion because, muslims are DUMBED by their leader NABHI thuma.

      While muslims were making alliances in the middle east in order to get knowledge from others, mostly from Religions of India, Muslim conquests were taking all over europe to convert. So, one group was killing to convert the other group was socializing with those infidels because Mohomad knew that knowledge was power.

      That is why they label it a peaceful religion.

      These People are also writing to promote their crap.

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    Laws can’t control hate. It is simple as that. Unfortunately at times of economic crisis, like today, extremism raises it’s ugly head.

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    I think the biggest problem we face is that we do not have a crime called hate speech .Nor do we have a crime in our statute books called Hate Crime.

    What we need is a definition of what constitutes a hate speech or hate crime.

    This is a new type of phenomena that we see all over the world specially directed at ethnic minorities.

    We have to look at this from the perspective of a victim, who experienced/suffered hate speech then that action could be categorized as an offensive hate speech or a hate crime.

    I would say any action that brings about harm and/or disaffection against a community or a person constitutes a hate crime /hate speech.
    In England Lord Condon began his(Stephan Lawrence) report by saying that the Metropolitan Police is institutionally racist!.Can we have our Yahapalana IGP start by saying/admitting this???

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    Don’t talk cock latheef nana. One slight move like that the present government can pack and go home wholesale. Get used to it and Like the 99%,0f the good Sri Lanka Muslim.just listen and behave .do no retort .This is Buddhist country . if you do not want to end up lime Burma Muslims .just stop writing stupid articles .Besides its bedtime stories for you now . You can see the entire Muslim around the world. Not even the Muslim countries want any refugees. Its always the Christian Countries who come forward to help. But as for Sri Lankan Muslims. It will be worse . Even today there are still Northern Muslims in refugee camps and no Muslim cares at All. So stop this nonsense and write a letter of Apology to most rev Ven.G.Gnanasera Thero. Have you even checked out his enormous fans on
    FB m
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    I totally agree with Latheef Farook”s article. If action is not taken now in regard to Gonsara Balu sena this would spin out of control. I do not think peaceful muslims will not tolerate for long. Patience has its limits. Polonnaru Sira is busy trying to win the SLFP fellows to his side. Raneel Wicky is busy trying to deal with the Jarapaksas.

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      ” I do not think peaceful muslims will not tolerate for long. Patience has its limits”

      Hey Mud-Son, who are you threatening. If you don’t like the “Heat get out of the kitchen” that is the only option you have. Remember no politician will come to power sacrificing the interests and well-being of the Majority Sinhala in a Buddhist country. If you guys voted Mr.Sirisena with hidden motives, too bad. So do not insult him with words belong to the “gutter boys”.

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    Irrational hateful ignorant people hate the Jews and want to wipe them out. They want to destroy Israel. They encourage killing people who are not wahabi. Latheef himself engages in subtle hate speech. So does Izeth but Lateef is the worst. He can’t even admit how Muslims instigated the 1915 riots in Kandy by trying to sabotage and stoning the ancient traditional Kandy Perehera.

    Yes there is a need for hate speech laws to stop buddhist fanatics, Islamic wahabi fanatics, Tamil Tiger racists, and also the hateful Muslims who deny the holocaust. Vile hateful people like some Imams live in civilized western nations and hide behind free speech laws and encourage violence against tolerant christian majority. In Denmark some sharia loving pig new immigrant Arab thugs are threatening Danes and want them to shut down bars that serve alcohol. What the hell? Send those camel ms back to Arabistan. You have NO right to impose sharia on secular nations or demand it in sri lanka either. That too is hate speech

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      Mr Farouk speaks of a rational Islamic peace loving culture. I have yet to meet a Muslim who does not preach for the total destruction of the Jewish race. They always blame Zionism and the US for their own internal faults.

      (It was actually Russia which bought up the UN proposal to set up the state of Israel. Prior to this in the 1920s Jews were being massacred in Palestine by Muslims. It is not a case of only one side being right and the other always wrong.)

      The fault my friend is not external, but within your hateful 1700 year old culture. A culture that has been spread by violence and cunning. With increased wealth and rabbit-like population growth the need to conquer and dominate has taken precedence, over the need to respect others. The Saudis have a lot to answer for this spread of hatred. To day the so-called peace loving Sunnis and Shia are murdering each other.

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    Islamic logic :
    According to your religion I have the freedom to practise my religion. According to my religion I have the freedom to kill you. Therefore according to your own religion I have the freedom to kill you.

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    Lathief says “Muslim community which voted for President Maithripala Sirisena’s government as a whole…”

    Now the truth comes out!

    Tell us Lathied, which other ethnic group in Sri Lanka (or anywhere else in the world) votes “as a whole”?

    Civilised people in a democracy are expected to vote on individual perception of the quality of governments and candidates. Voting blocks are bad news for democracy.

    Your admission shows how Friday prayers were used to achieve your conspiracy. Now you are clamouring to strengthen it.

    OVER OUR DEAD BODIES LATHIEF!

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    The Quran contains at least 109 verses that call Muslims to war with nonbelievers for the sake of Islamic rule. Some are quite graphic, with commands to chop off heads and fingers and kill infidels wherever they may be hiding. Muslims who do not join the fight are called ‘hypocrites’ and warned that Allah will send them to Hell if they do not join the slaughter.
    Unlike nearly all of the Old Testament verses of violence, the verses of violence in the Quran are mostly open-ended, meaning that they are not restrained by historical context contained in the surrounding text (although many Muslims choose to think of them that way). They are part of the eternal, unchanging word of Allah, and just as relevant or subject to interpretation as anything else in the Quran.

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    Other than the fact that Muslims haven’t killed every non-Muslim under their domain, there is very little else that they can point to as proof that theirs is a peaceful, tolerant religion. Where Islam is dominant (as in the Middle East and Pakistan) religious minorities suffer brutal persecution with little resistance. Where Islam is in the minority (as in Thailand, the Philippines and Europe) there is the threat of violence if Muslim demands are not met. Either situation seems to provide a justification for religious terrorism, which is persistent and endemic to Islamic fundamentalism.

    The reasons are obvious and begin with the Quran. Few verses of Islam’s most sacred text can be construed to fit the contemporary virtues of religious tolerance and universal brotherhood. Those that do are earlier “Meccan” verses which are obviously abrogated by later ones. The example of Muhammad is that Islam is a religion of peace when Muslims do not have the power and numbers on their side. Once they do, things change.

    Many Muslims are peaceful and do not want to believe what the Quran really says. They prefer a more narrow interpretation that is closer to the Judeo-Christian ethic. Some just ignore harsher passages. Others reach for “textual context” across different suras to subjectively mitigate these verses with others so that the message fits their personal moral preference. Although the Quran itself claims to be clear and complete, these apologists speak of the “risks” of trying to interpret verses without their “assistance.”

    The violent verses of the Quran have played a key role in very real massacre and genocide. This includes the brutal slaughter of tens of millions of Hindus for five centuries beginning around 1000 AD with Mahmud of Ghazni’s bloody conquest. Both he and the later Tamerlane (Islam’s Genghis Khan) slaughtered an untold number merely for defending their temples from destruction. Buddhism was very nearly wiped off the Indian subcontinent. Judaism and Christianity met the same fate (albeit more slowly) in areas conquered by Muslim armies, including the Middle East, North Africa and parts of Europe, including today’s Turkey. Zoroastrianism, the ancient religion of a proud Persian people is despised by Muslims and barely survives in modern Iran.

    Violence is so ingrained in Islam that it has never really stopped being at war, either with other religions or with itself.

    Muhammad was a military leader, laying siege to towns, massacring the men, raping their women, enslaving their children, and taking the property of others as his own. On several occasions he rejected offers of surrender from the besieged inhabitants and even butchered captives. He inspired his followers to battle when they did not feel it was right to fight, promising them slaves and booty if they did and threatening them with Hell if they did not. Muhammad allowed his men to rape traumatized women captured in battle, usually on the very day their husbands and family members were slaughtered.

    It is important to emphasize that, for the most part, Muslim armies waged aggressive campaigns, and the religion’s most dramatic military conquests were made by the actual companions of Muhammad in the decades following his death.

    The early Islamic principle of warfare was that the civilian population of a town was to be destroyed (ie. men executed, women and children taken as slaves) if they defended themselves and resisted Islamic hegemony. Although modern apologists often claim that Muslims are only supposed to “attack in self-defense”, this oxymoron is flatly contradicted by the accounts of Islamic historians and others that go back to the time of Muhammad.

    Some modern-day scholars are more candid than others. One of the most respected Sunni theologians is al-Qaradawi, who justifies terror attacks against Western targets by noting that there is no such thing as a civilian population in a time of war:

    “It has been determined by Islamic law that the blood and property of people of Dar Al—Harb [ie. non-Muslim people who resist Islamic conquest] is not protected… In modern war, all of society, with all its classes and ethnic groups, is mobilized to participate in the war, to aid its continuation, and to provide it with the material and human fuel required for it to assure the victory of the state fighting its enemies. Every citizen in society must take upon himself a role in the effort to provide for the battle. The entire domestic front, including professionals, laborers, and industrialists, stands behind the fighting army, even if it does not bear arms.”

    Consider the example of the Qurayza Jews, who were completely obliterated only five years after Muhammad arrived in Medina. Their leader opted to stay neutral when their town was besieged by a Meccan army that was sent to take revenge for Muhammad’s deadly caravan raids. The tribe killed no one from either side and even surrendered peacefully to Muhammad after the Meccans had been turned back. Yet the prophet of Islam had every male member of the Qurayza beheaded, and every woman and child enslaved, even raping one of the captives himself (what Muslim apologists might refer to as “same day marriage”).

    One of Islam’s most revered modern scholars, Sheikh Yusuf al-Qaradawi, openly sanctions offensive Jihad: “In the Jihad which you are seeking, you look for the enemy and invade him. This type of Jihad takes place only when the Islamic state is invading other [countries] in order to spread the word of Islam and to remove obstacles standing in its way.” Elsewhere, he notes: “Islam has the right to take the initiative…this is God’s religion and it is for the whole world. It has the right to destroy all obstacles in the form of institutions and traditions … it attacks institutions and traditions to release human beings from their poisonous influences, which distort human nature and curtail human freedom. Those who say that Islamic Jihad was merely for the defense of the ‘homeland of Islam’ diminish the greatness of the Islamic way of life.”

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    As pious Muslim our writer should be aware of their holy book Koran sura 8;55 it says non Muslim less than nothing ‘ To Allah there are no animals viler than those who do not believe and remain unbelievers.that is why it is necessary to Islamized them by forced and humiliation.that is what ISIS doing in Syria and Iraq with Cristian tribes, although Muslims say ISIS is a creation of Zionists and western intelligence services to me that ISIS lot is pious Muslims committed to live with Islamic ideals.Any consequences of such preachings or idealism experienced by whole world in world war II, In Germany Nazis called jews as sub humans.if such people are not really human being and can be treated as level of wild or vile beast.it is physiologically possible to remove barrier from human mind that is naturally in human conscience against killing of fellow human being. this pious Muslim writer is asking so called good governance to implement law against hate speech as Muslims over vehemently voted them for power. what an egoism. the writer see small coir fibre in others eyes but can not see coconut rafter in his own eyes. unfortunate.

    With people with that kind of mind set approached sacred site of another people it is the natural reaction we are experiencing. it is not unnatural but it is a natural phenomenon of human being.

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