20 August, 2017

Muslim Council Urges Saudi King To Pardon Convicted Sri Lankan Migrant Workers

The Muslim Council of Sri Lanka wrote to King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia to urge him to pardon the two Sri Lankan migrant workers who were convicted for adultery.

King Salman

King Salman

A 45 year old, unnamed Sri Lankan migrant domestic worker and mother of 4 has been sentenced to death by stoning in Saudi Arabia for ‘adultery’ and the male migrant worker is to receive 100 lashes.

Writing to the King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud,the Muslim Council of Sri Lanka said; “Your Majesty, the Muslim community live as a minority community with equal status as per the constitution. Your Majesty’s kind intervention in pardoning these unfortunate victims would enhance the high esteem in which Sri Lankan’s hold Islam, the people and the kingdom of Sri Lanka.”

We publish below the letter in full;

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques,
Royal Highness King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud

Riyadh, Royal Court: 11-488-2222 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Thru’
The Embassy of Saudi Arabia, 43, Horton Place,
Colombo – 07.

Your Majesty, As-salamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakaatuhu

Re: Appeal for Pardoning the Sri Lankan Housemaid and the Male Migrant Worker

The Muslim Council of Sri Lanka is deeply grieved and is reaching out to Your Highness on behalf of the people of Sri Lanka for clemency to the house maid sentenced to death by stoning for the serious crime of adultery while the other respondent, a Sri Lankan male migrant worker is to receive 100 lashes.

The Muslim Council of Sri Lanka presumes that the housemaid unfortunately sentenced to death by stoning and the male worker who would face lashing were unaware of the law and cultural practices in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Their illiteracy in this respect is solely due to their underprivileged and marginalised socio-economic background at their home country, Sri Lanka, which denied them even the minimum level of education required to be aware of complexities in a legal and cultural system that is inherently foreign to them. We respect the law in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the decision made by the Saudi Arabian judiciary and at the same time believes that on extremely humanitarian grounds the two convicted individuals from Sri Lanka deserve your Royal Highnesses kind pardon.

We convey these views considering the extraordinary level of hardships she faced in Sri Lanka which forced her to leave her family unwillingly in search of employment. The conditions which she faced at her home country left her no other option than to seek employment as a low paid housemaid in Saudi Arabia. Your Majesty, it was not her wish to be separated from her family but the gruesome economic hardships that encircle her life in her home country Sri Lanka, having to feed, clothe and educate her children who are still adolescences while her husband has no access to secure employment. These abject economic and social conditions, entirely independent from her will, forced her to part with her loved ones and provide them a means to live by remitting her meagre savings secured from her wage as a domestic worker in Saudi Arabia.

She did so only out of self-sacrifice to support her family and bring them at least faintly out of economic misery and permanent marginalisation in society. The fact that she chose to work as a housemaid in Saudi Arabia since 2013 knowing that she will not be so financially rewarded in turn explains the level of helplessness she had to suffer at her home country.

Her family on the other hand also are tormented by indebtedness given that sinking into debt remains the only means of meeting even the daily subsistence needs of her and her beloved family. These conditions hurt her physical and mental wellbeing and in turn driving her unknowingly into her current plight. Your Majesty, we therefore believe her situation needs humanitarian interpretation rather than a legal one and hence on humanitarian grounds she needs your mercy and kind pardoning.

Your Majesty allow me to bring to your kind attention that the economic hardships we stressed above are not subjective creations of the victim’s own design but are entirely a result of the backwardness and underdevelopment of the state of the economy and the political establishment of her home country, Sri Lanka. As stated by Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Mr. Ranil Wickremesinghe in his recent economic policy statement 43% of Sri Lanka’s population live under just USD 2 per day which is hardly sufficient to secure even the daily food requirements of a person. Further, a recent UNWHO study showed that 40% of Sri Lanka’s pregnant women and 50% of school children are suffering from malnourishment. Further, over 70% of the workers in Sri Lanka are precariously/informally employed receiving below subsistence level wages having access to no social security, employment guarantee, retirement benefits, etc. These dismal economic realities that remain distant to public eye are responsible for the plight of the Sri Lankan women who seek precarious employment outside the country.

Allow me also to seek Your Majesty’s kind attention to the fact that it’s these socio-economic realities of the convicted housemaid’s home country which are beyond her control that ultimately renders her illiterate on legal protocols that are unfamiliar to her by nature. In this light considering her deprived background which led her into her current plight we kindly urge Your Majesty to pardon her and the male worker and save her life from the unspeakably painful death that awaits her and send them back to home country where a trial will subject them to the law in their homeland.

She is not now nor has she ever been a threat to society and the incident took place under the force of economic and social alienation and not in normal civilian living conditions. She and the male worker would even be of benefit to society considering the honesty they have displayed in pleading guilty in spite of knowing the fate that would fall upon them by doing so. Further, Your Majesty, her children, parents and family will benefit immensely from her release. As adolescences her children needs her the most than anything that could be offered to them at this critical phase in their lives. Considering these extreme grievances we hope Your Majesty would release her from the death penalty and the male counterpart and send them back to their homeland.

Your Majesty, the Muslim community live as a minority community with equal status as per the constitution. Your Majesty’s kind intervention in pardoning these unfortunate victims would enhance the high esteem in which Sri Lankan’s hold Islam, the people and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Wassalamualaikum Warahmatullahi-Wabarakatuh

Yours in Islam

N M Ameen

President

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    “The Kingdom of Sri Lanka”??? last line of letter.

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      Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans.
      It is lovely to be silly at the right moment.

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        Allahu Akbar. Insha Allah, anything is possible in this world.

        According to Bhavat Geeta, everything is going well in this world. So, why worry? Stoning to death and beheading included I suppose!

        This world is full of barbarians in different garbs.

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          The wisest man is often one who pretends to be a `damn fool`

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      Yes, its a typo. Should read Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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        Im not going to put my wife in a Hijab, Im not going to pht my daugter in a burka and Im not going to get in my all fours and praying to Mecca and you can drop dead if you don’t like it. You can shove it up your pipe. I don’t want to hear about Islam, I dont want to hear one more word about Islam. Take your religion and shove it up your behind. Im sick of you! Christian Bible has been revived several times, Jewish Bible has been revived several times, but Not the Quran thou- they still live in the seventh century. What Quran teaches you is Kill homosexuals, cut the clitoris of women,put women in dark clothing, cut off anyones head who doesn’t agree with you. WHAT KIND OF RELIGION IS THIS?? WHAT KIND OF WORLD ARE IN YOU LIVING IN WITH THAT THROW BACK DOCUMENT OF YOURS WHICH IS A BOOK OF HATE. where ever you look on the earth there’s a bomb going off or a car going up in flames and its the Muslims screaming for the blood of the Christians or Jews or anyone they hate. They say its a religion of peace, but why don’t they proove its a religion of peace. Put down that book of hate for a minute and tell us why it says on Qur’an: 8.39 “So fight them until there is nomore Fitnah (disbelief [non-Muslims]) and all submit to the religion of Allah alone) it say if you see a stranger who is not a muslim, either convert him or kill him. Qur’an: 9:5 “fight and kill the disbelievers where ever you can find them, take them captive, harrass them lie and wait and ambush them” page after page after page its about a religion that teaches you to either convert of kill, a religion that says kill homosexual, kill the Jew, kill the Christian, kill the infidel, oppress women page after page and we are supposed to sit here and listento this rubbish about the so called “Peaceful religion”.

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    Thank you Sir!!

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    The Muslim Council of Sri Lanka

    RE: Muslim Council Urges Saudi King To Pardon Convicted Sri Lankan Migrant Workers

    “The Muslim Council of Sri Lanka wrote to King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia to urge him to pardon the two Sri Lankan migrant workers who were convicted for adultery.”

    Finally these Wahhabi Iblis, Devil Following idiots woke up!Still too Mild.Should have asked him to follow the Quran.

    Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques,
    Royal Highness King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud

    Riyadh, Royal Court: 11-488-2222 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

    Thru’
    The Embassy of Saudi Arabia, 43, Horton Place,
    Colombo – 07.

    Your Majesty, As-salamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakaatuhu

    Re: Appeal for Pardoning the Sri Lankan Housemaid and the Male Migrant Worker

    Please add the additional Paragraph given below.

    Furthermore, we would like ytou to see what the Quran prescribes, 100 Lases, that was given to the man and death to the women., This is Double Standards, which Allah did not want.

    Stoning to Death: A Violation of the Qur’an

    “This is a chapter We have sent down and made obligatory. We have sent down clear revelations in it so that you may take heed: flog the male and the female adulterers and fornicators (الزانية والزاني) one hundred times. Do not let compassion for them keep you from carrying out Allah’s law if you believe in Allah and the Last Day – and ensure a group of believers witnesses the punishment.” (Qur’an 24:2)

    Wassalamualaikum Warahmatullahi-Wabarakatuh

    Yours in Islam

    N M Ameen

    President

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    What Saudis practice is not islam. It is something cooked from Islam and their Tribalim. Arab Tribals were used to bury girls alive.

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      Jim softy

      They have Judges coming through their own Law College and making mindless judgements.

      Women are treated so cheaply under the Sharia law.

      These state backed criminals from rulers, judges, choppers and cleavers, stone throwers etc., must be caught and brought before international justice.

      What they do is crime against women. It is heavily disproportionate manner and it is crime against humanity and perversion of justice.

      Will there be a debate in the British parliament like the one against ISIS and also in the US Houses?

      Oil trade is important than moral values.

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      Jim softy

      “Arab Tribals were used to bury girls alive.”

      Here in this island we are proud of burning the prisoners alive. Come to think of it Rohana Wijayweera last breathed inside a incinerator at Crematorium, Kanatte General Cemetery (Colombo).

      There are other incidents in which people were burnt alive on Tyre pyre.

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        Dear Native,

        You should copy this comment to your new political ally JVP Prince who is also collecting a retainer from your Vellala Chief.

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        Native Vedda

        “There are other incidents in which people were burnt alive on Tyre pyre”

        Know of an incident that happened in 1958, courtesy of Sinhala Buddhists with the Participation of some Buddhist Monks, that threw a whole family of Tamils onto a well, poured Petrol and set fire.,

        That was called Sinhala Buddhist “Maitriya”.

        Did the enlightened Buddha Teach that? May be the Mahawansa did that.

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      Jim Shitty,
      Arab Tribals were used to bury girls alive – and in SL, Buddhist Nationalist Racist fuc&ups, kill minorities for their pleasure.

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        @Tamil from the North
        Waaaaal…. you must agree that Tamils and Sinhalas should be able to get our respective Jollies from somewhere, no ?
        We kill them, they kill us..
        Everyone is happy

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      Jim softy

      “What Saudis practice is not islam. It is something cooked from Islam and their Tribalim. Arab Tribals were used to bury girls alive.”

      Still they do bury girls, wait for them to grow up, bury up to their waist or neck and stone them.
      What Saudis Practice is called Wahhabism, Salafism, Tauheedism of the Iblis, Devil, Satan and are called Najadis.

      Hadith of Najd
      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hadith_of_Najd

      According to two narrations in Sahih Bukhari, Muhammad asks Allah to bless the areas of Bilad al-Sham (Syria) and Yemen. When his companions said “Our Najd as well,” he replied: “There will appear earthquakes and afflictions, and from there will come out the side of the head (e.g. horns) of Satan.”In a similar narration, Muhammad again asked Allah to bless the areas Medina, Mecca, Sham, and Yemen and, when asked specifically to bless Najd, repeated similar comments about there being earthquakes, trials, tribulations, and the horns of Satan.

      Now the Saudi Wahhabi Satans are running amok in Yemen as well.

      al-azhar cleric about wahabis/salafis

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CAvWmZfGjTU

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      Hats off to you Jim , you now agree that Islam has
      nothing to do with Saudi ! True,true absolutely
      true , Tribal Arabs buried baby girls alive in the
      days of ‘Ayyamul Jahiliyya,’ to call it correctly.
      Now you understand that prophet Muhammad corrected
      it through reforms . Oh Jim , you’ve become real
      softy ! Oh God shower your blessings on this good
      news !

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        whywhy

        “Hats off to you Jim , you now agree that Islam has nothing to do with Saudi ! True,true absolutely true , Tribal Arabs buried baby girls alive in the days of ‘Ayyamul Jahiliyya,’ to call it correctly.”

        Saudi Wahhabis and their clones are back to the old ways with the help of Iblis, Satan, Devil, and the earlier the Muslims recognize the Wahhabis are really followers of thew Devil, the Muslims are better off.

        Why the dealy?

        Wahhabi Iblis, Satan petro Dollars, aided and abetted by the West.

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    Kingdom of Sri Lanka??

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      Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.

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    “…the incident took place under the force of economic and social alienation and not in normal civilian living conditions. ..”

    You blew it. ……You are basically telling the Saudi king that in his kingdom there is economic and social alienation and abnormal living condition

    if he pardon her its an admission as well?

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      is it pay back time??
      so Badurdin hijacked the English medium for the Muslims and Chetty-

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      Rajash,

      Passion has ruled the world and still does. Abdulaziz learnt the fineness of Arabic language from a JT – its a fact (but its private)
      The English distrust of theories and slogans, the Englishman’s way of slowly bungling, if necessary, but in any case slowly finding his way, the Anglo Saxon’s love of individual liberty, self-respect, good sense and love of order, are things which are more powerful in shaping the course of events in England and America than all the logic.

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      Rajash

      No meat in your comment.

      Meat (not halal) it up next time.

      I saddened and worried about you.

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      Rajash

      Are you alright.

      I couldn’t understand what you were trying to say. Please elaborate a bit more.

      I am so worried about you.

      Try and get over this sudden hick up to comment on every issue without the basic understanding the subject matters.

      Don’t get angry with me.

      I love you.

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        Ayo Nirmala
        [Edited out]…..you dont have the intelligence to understand….

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    N M Ameen,

    Follow the big 2 SARC – India with the largest number of Muslims in the world and Pakistan.- Ban `single women` forthwith from leaving as house maids where there is Sharia law.

    Stop Muslim lobbyist in the business of housemaid from influencing the Sri lanka government from banning.

    We in the west talk about lessons learnt. You are having the second opportunity.

    The world is a big place and there are humane employers because they are not the new rich.
    good luck.

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    Here is a specific case for all Muslims to ask their conscious that saying JooHoo all the time having sucked the rest of world for the goodness it enjoys- its got to be both ways or Muslims are undoubtedly -Anti- Social.

    A well publicised case in the UK. A couple of years perhaps 3. An Iraq refugee awaiting his case for status was banned from driving (reckless and drunk). However, he decided to drive and drove right into an 11 year old English girl playing in her garden and killed her. He spent 3 months in jail and the English judge released him because he had just produced a child in the UK. Immediately after that he even got his refugee status.

    Does your Arabic faith believe in Human dignity??

    2015 November 6 AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat high court on Thursday made a strong pitch for a uniform civil code and called for the abolition of polygamy in Muslim society in India as it’s a “heinously patriarchal” act. The court said that abolition of polygamy in Hindu society was a progressive step and added that it could not be replicated for Muslims due to their “social backwardness then”. But now, in a much-changed changed socio-economic scenario, “polygamy is going into oblivion” and monogamy is becoming the reality, the court observed.

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    Sri Lanka, which denied them even the minimum level of education required to be aware of complexities in a legal and cultural system that is inherently foreign to them.

    The reason the King ought to stop this it is because the punishment is firstly because its inconsistent and secondly it does not fit the crime.

    The male gets 100 lashes but the female is stoned to death for the identical crime!

    If the woman is stoned to death for adultery I shudder to think what the king thinks a woman deserves if she has an illegitimate son or daughter!

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    I am very pessimistic of any change of heart by arrogant, medieval & barbaric Saudi theocracy. Despite this appeal from The Muslim Council of Sri Lanka.

    After all, according to Saudis, they are only implementing “God’s Will”. Nobody should interfere in God’s affairs. The corrupt house of Saudis will conduct those as they see fit.

    Sri Lanka is a small nation. We don’t really wield much leverage anywhere. Our diplomats and politicians even have trouble getting visas there. Let alone an appointment for an audience with the rotten royalty there.

    Sure, we have serious economic challenges after 30 years of debilitating civil strife. Still we do not have to sell our mothers and daughters into inhuman slavery in Saudi Arabia. No matter how many billions we earn. It is a matter of dignity. We should stop this practice at once.

    Now is the time to enforce a complete ban on sending our women to that primitive dictatorship.

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    A good move,

    Forgiving is a strongest punishment, Particularly when the accused feels shy of name being published any where and had requested for the same.

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    A good move by Muslim Council.

    Forgiving is a strongest punishment, Particularly when the accused feels shy away of name being published any where and had requested for the same.
    She will live to regret her mistake lifelong as she has accepted the crime committed, where as in death through penalty accused will not regret, that much.

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      “as she has accepted the crime committed”

      When did consensual sex became a crime? May be only in fools land!

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        have you observed the monkeys of southern lanka as captured on audio-video by naturalist Sir David Attenborough (its on DVD and BBC web)

        The king monkey is a polygamist and does not accept whereby consensual sex became a crime.

        Arabic Sharia means Nariya in action.–“social backwardness”

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    A British man Karl Andree 74, who was imprisoned for possessing alcohol in Saudi Arabia will be released within a week, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has said. He has been in prison for more than a year. now this guy already released and deported.

    British Foriegn Secretary interven this matter and got released , then I hope our Foriegn minister is involving to get release our housemaid too. Alcohol or sexual is not crinimal,but there are punishment, I believe “Not Stone to Death”, we have to respect the country law,I hope she will be get pardon.

    Another incident whish to write last month one saudi national Raped a 9 years old girl was sentence to 3 years in prison ” this is criminal” why law is not for them?? he must be punish Stone to Death. why deferent law for deferent people?

    If not as minister Ajith P. Perera mentioned our government must take a decesion not to send Housemaid to Saudi Arabia only,

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    we respect your kindness towards our sister.

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    those blood lusty dark ages savages will listen to know one but their you know who.

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    There is no need to beg these in human Barbarians but should protest against these ignorant all over the world and expose the nature of true Islam. This whole show piece written by a piece of shit bragging about the poverty line. Let the world see the connection between the Wahhabis an Diash or ISIS. Specially Speak the Media should play a crucial roll. Pick up the phone ring LBC Nick Ferrari and have a UK wide dialogue.

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    Watch the death by stoning under Saudi Law. 50 women were killed on Friday last by men shouting their God’s name and stoning to death the women.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=cD6zs8tK_co

    When a wife filmed her husband abusing/molesting a Sri Lanka/Kerala maid in the kitchen and produced as evidence to the police and filed the video in the face book she was fined $160,000 equivalent in Riyals and sentenced to prison.

    Where is the West and the Human Rights NGO’s on this very breading ground of the sadistic law against the women?

    This what is ISIS, Taliban etc., are doing. Is it Sharia Law to kill the poked and bless the poker?

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    N.m. Ameen or who ever, knows, if this poor women killed, there will be blood spilled of theirs in here for sure. as we crushed the LTTE, its no big deal to destroy any jihadi donkey in our lanka. Take that message to that pig king of arabia.

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      wijelion

      “as we crushed the LTTE, its no big deal to destroy any jihadi donkey in our lanka.”

      The above should read as follows:

      as VP and Hindia crushed the LTTE, its no big deal to destroy any jihadi donkey in our lanka.

      Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are ever ready to destroy Jihadhi.

      Therefore you don’t need to lift your fingers.

      They have been fighting on all fronts, including Jihadhi love.

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        “Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are ever ready to destroy Jihadhi.”

        The vast majority are really not Brahmins but of Mughal Descent – Sivaji the Greats son married Mughal and he was their greatest hero driving away the Portugese,English Mughals.
        Its the mix with the conquest the idiots are hiding. Lankans are no different
        does anyone know his ancestors from the last 300 years I doubt it.

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          cici

          Say hello to Javi.

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            Native Vedda

            So are you telling me that you know all your ancestors for the past 500 years??
            Please lie to me?

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    A sincere plea, which may not make a difference in the hearts of heartless people. They beheaded a 17 year old girl already.

    We Sri Lankans must learn lessons from these events and try and gradually reduce our women from going to ME as maids. Why should our women be subject to such humiliation. Only 1 in 100 will get a decent family to live with.

    On the other hand our women when they go out of Sri Lanka become hens. They know the law why do it knowingly when u do it too many times u r bound to get caught.

    Such stupidity all around.

    I hope all these pleas will have an impact collectively. This should also be taken as stern warning to all other hens and cocks living in ME and having a go at it ever so frequently and freely.

    1 in a million getting caught is actually not bad. Imagine if 100 get caught every month. That’s 100 deaths a month! They are not catching these freebirds because they don’t know. They know it, when it goes over board 2 of them will be taken in to send a warning. This is what is happening.

    Ultimately whether it is double standards or not it’s the law of the country we have to respect it. We have double standards everywhere in the world.

    Safeguard what you have between your thighs.

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      “1 in a million getting caught is actually not bad.”

      Its the greedy agents who give the wrong name `nursing` to pretty qualified women as carers and when they arrive take their passport take them around the shopping malls then demand sex day one. so sad because they are not even servants but young girls.

      Man will always find a way out – the Chinese still are 90% of the quota of intakes on VIP resident visas to Australia even with the new laws that came into effect this july.

      Lanka must pass the `single woman act` and then have a bigger sentence on an agent who breaks it as a deterrent.

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    The BBS should know to what extent the Muslims are going to save this lady. Would the BBS done the same if Muslim was facing death?

    To the President of the Muslim Council and muslims of SL. Well done Sir. Your actions show true compassion which the BBS is not capable of.

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    These Muslims countries are worshiping Americans but showing their strength to poor Asians. Can do they do the same thing to USA woman.

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      they won’t because it is multi-culture.

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    If they don’t pardon this poor girl, this little country should apply sanctions on the kingdom by closing the door to all new workers and recalling all people who work there now on a time frame and after that we must not have anything to do with them in the future until they are a civilised country with regards to killing people in this fashion. Let us be strong and be united to defeat them…creatures! Please don’t give in. Read the riot act to them before they go ahead with this execution. We don’t need them its they who need us. SO DON’T BE AFRAID OF THEM.

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      When the English arrived in manufacturing India 200 years ago and left the country was looted to an extent that the wealth dropped 6 fold when they left.
      When the English left Lanka after 200 years it left Lanka as one of the richest in asia- Yakkos Sinhala Buddhist squandered it by SWRD race/religion and driving the the inhabitants away.
      That is the irony- now it’s Appe ratte Appe Anduva.

      Greedy idiotsc rule.

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        When the British (not English) left they left a nation with
        plantations that they had never asked for, with tens of thousands of displaced Kandyan villagers living in poverty.

        They left the problem of several million poor foreigners working in those plantations.

        They left a nation divided by religion with the Christian minority ruling the Buddhists and Hindus.

        They left a nation divided by class with the English speaking minority ruling the Sinhala & Tamil speaking majority.

        You would say they built roads and railways? Well actually it was semi-slave labour that built them, the British merely planned them. If they knew that they would have to leave Ceylon one day, they would not have bothered.
        They left a good network of roads, built so that they could move their soldiers faster and transport tea and rubber from the estates to the coast quicker. In other words, built so that they could loot us more efficiently.

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          “When the British (not English) left they left a nation with “

          check timeline- it’s English East India company.
          It was Businessman Clive of EEIC who transported workers to Ceylon- Nabob Clive
          It became British Raj when Queen Victoria nationalized it.

          ((The citizens of England complained to Queen Victoria the lifestyle of the Nabob’s who were imitating the Turk (Mughal) Nawab invaders of north India and she nationalised East India Company- Government of India Act 1858 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. With it Life in India suddenly changed.)

          the Portuguese were the catholic crusaders in Ceylon and they brought caste too- only salagama should peel cinnamon- the Portuguese were mixed(their DNA is) with the arabs after 800years of sex-slavery (this is not the thread to discuss the Cathoilc/christian wars at Netherlands/Belgium- you must read the history of that sector north Europe France, England, Spanish Netherlands Netherlands, Ireland) So the king of cinnamon gardens invited the Protestant Dutch who were there along with English in 1600 to drive the Portuguese- The Portugese Princess Braganza decided to hand over Bombay as dowry to English King Charles 2 in 1661 and stayed at Goa with all the roller coaster that the sinhalese are doing untill the indian army drove them away and Estado Neuvo collapsed in portugal 1970. The Dutch still do dislike the canny portugese. A portugese prince tried many ways to marry Anglo Saxon virgin Queen Elizebth 1 (the tight upper lip and listener daughter of Henry 8) she let him have a belly full (he came for power and wealth not love)

          you understand what is kalla thoni/hora oru now??

          You complaining about is stupidity!! just 99 years of english rule of Hong Kong – they are crying for england even though they are still richer than mainland.

          India/Ceylon roads, railways, Schools, civil and foreign administration unsurpassed.Lankan ambude civilisation Sirima, Hubby and Chandrika ate it by going to bed with non aligned movement and still do.
          I have gratitude because I experienced it all as a kid- the drive to the picturesque tea, rubber coconut lands weekends both Indian and Ceylon.
          Even today the best paymasters of europe for any job big or small are the english.

          Chinese built Canadian and American railways but they don’t sink to your level- they were not allowed to bring their women so Canada acknowledged it made one of them governor and compensated in other ways.

          After talking 2 big about `sovereignty` you wan’t to beg/demand??
          bad logic is a very powerful western weapon- loku unna konde badela natha
          (subtlety of stupidity)

          you are sour grapes in your own broth- kanapit kalisama (inside out government) it is normal to pass the blame because everyone’s opponent is guilty. So we just ignore poor boy did not get the opportunity.

          What do you think is going to happen to Lanka at this rate of `papering over` crime, looting, low incomes?? If you folk show an iota of honesty there are many to fund your upliftment over here.

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            Hit the right nerve didn’t it!

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              like David Blacker, Your nerves were shattered with BBS incursion and supporting the money laundering professionals No?

              Awaiting my man Trump.

              anything New??

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    I strongly condemn this tribal unlawful actions of stone age tribes.We must stop sending our women to these countries at first. Enough is enough. When some one come to your place for employment , in a civilised society , you have a obligations to protect them until they leave. There is no in between justice in the middle. Werther they committed crime or not doesn’t make any sense. Justice must be based on natural law. If there is jungle law or tribal stone age law ,yes you may do what ever you want. Then there is no difference between ISIS or ISIL and this Country. They all are terrorists. ( I am saying this again “They are Terrorists”) Otherwise send them home. That is very simple. Don,t let them pollute your land.

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    All these pleas will not make any difference. Savage faith, savage country, savage people.

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    according to hilmy cader’s article today saudi king has no power to pardon for adultery.

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