26 November, 2020

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No Vetting For Sri Lanka’s New Major Generals: ITJP

On the eleventh anniversary of the end of the war in Sri Lanka, the President, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, intentionally promoted officers to the rank of Major General who should have been vetted and screened out of any official position, in accordance to Sri Lanka’s commitments under UN resolution 30/1 to security sector reform.

“The choice of these individuals is a highly politicised one which again sends a message to Sri Lankans and the international community that even  lip service to reconciliation is off the agenda. This is yet another insult to victims and reeks of brazen impunity,” said the ITJP’s Executive Director, Yasmin Sooka. 

The most striking promotion is of Andige Priyanka Indunil Fernando who was found guilty in absentia by a UK court of public order offences, while a Sri Lankan diplomat. He was convicted of making threatening throat slitting gestures at Tamil protestors outside the Sri Lankan High Commission building in 2018. Since returning to Sri Lanka he has been repeatedly promoted and hailed as a hero despite his criminal actions.

Priyanka Perera

“The message to army officers – and diplomats – is if you go around the world insulting and threatening the Tamil diaspora you will be rewarded,” said Sooka. “It is also an acute show of disrespect for the judicial system in the UK”.

Another resounding blow for accountability is the promotion of former special forces commander, Harendra Parakrama Ranasinghe. He was identified in a video as one of the soldiers accepting the surrender of a female Tamil TV presenter known as Isaipriya in May 2009, whom a UN Inquiry found was shortly afterwards executed whilst in army custody. Ranasinghe to date has never been questioned about what happened though he’s clearly visible in the video with Isaipriya, whose semi-naked corpse was also seen in trophy photographs. 

“One has to ask what it means to Isaipriya’s surviving family – driven into exile – to see a material witness to their daughter’s execution promoted to Major General,” said Sooka.  

Channa D. Weerasuriya was 512 Brigade commander in Jaffna at a time when the unit, and other units, were allegedly involved in the detention and torture of Tamil suspects, some of whom the ITJP has interviewed. 

The promotions come against a backdrop of increased militarisation and civilian jobs being given to retired and serving officers close to the President. A war commemoration event involving the armed forces was permitted to go ahead in Colombo this week despite concerns about Covid-19 but security forces used the virus as an excuse to prevent such memorialisation by Tamils in the north-east. 

“What we are seeing is the “normalisation” of military influence in the civilian sphere,” said Sooka, “informal networks are becoming formalised under President Rajapaksa with the result that impunity is further entrenched”. 

The Five Major Generals

1. Major General Andige Priyanka Indunil Fernando 

Gemunu Watch, Staff Number: O/60847. 

Promoted after the war in 2009.

2014: Commander 511 Brigade.

Priyanka Fernando was found guilty of a public order offence by a UK court after making throat slitting gestures at Tamil Protestors which he is appealing. 

He was also active in frontline combat in the 2009 war. 

Current Secretary of Defence, Kamal Gunaratne, said he commanded Brigadier Fernando in the 2009 war. In March 2019, well aware of the controversy over the throat slitting gesture, Kamal Gunaratne repeated the gesture himself on camera, indicating his support for Brigadier Fernando by saying the whole incident made his blood boil. 

2. Major General Harendra Parakrama Ranasinghe

Special Forces, Staff Number: O/60846,

Promoted after the war in 2009.

571 Bde. commander in 2009: 17 Dec. 2008- 6 Aug. 2009.  (See ITJP Dossier on Jagath Dias and 57 Division).

There is a video of the prominent Tamil TV broadcaster and singer known as Isaipriya surrendering unarmed at the lagoon edge in May 2009; photographs have also been published showing her corpse. The 2015 UN investigation concluded that Isaipriya was executed after surrendering to the Sri Lankan Army. Witness testimony has identified Lt Col Harendra Ranasinghe of the Special Forces in the video as one of the people accepting the surrender of Isaipriya; though there’s no indication he was responsible for her execution but he would likely know who was. 

He went on to become the defence attache in Washington in 2014- 2015.

3. Major General T. Jagath Kodithuwakku

SLLI – Sri Lankan Light Infantry, Staff Number:  O/60845, 

Promoted after the war in 2009

10 SLLI:  2 Sep. 2006-30 Nov. 2008 – under 581/571 Bde. which is 58 and 57 Division respectively.

Present at Madhu church offensive in 2008. (see ITJP Dossier on Jagath Dias and 57 Division).

8 Dec. 2008-10: SLLI Centre Commander.

2017 – 512 BDE commanding officer.

2019: Military Liaison Officer of the MoD.

2019: 66 Division Commander.

2019: at the cluster munition meeting in Geneva representing the Government – this is where Sri Lanka claimed it had no cluster munitions victims from the war, which is contradicted by the testimony of survivors (see ITJP report). 

4. Major General Channa D Weerasuriya 

Sri Lanka Light Infantry, Staff Number: O/60877, 

Date of Birth: 15 July 1968.

15 Feb. 2007-12 Dec. 2008: 4SLLI  (631 Bde.). In 2009, 4SLLI was in frontline combat.

Promoted 2009 after the war, Brigadier in 2013.

April 2020: 22 Division Commander. 

From 2008 on, according to his official biography: “As a Brigade Commander, he commanded 512, 523, 663 Infantry Brigades and Air Mobile Brigade”. [512, 513 & 515 Brigade Headquarters were  under the 51 Division in the Security Forces Headquarters-Jaffna (SFHQ-J)].

On 3 Nov 2011 a media report has Channa Weerasuriya handing out scholarships in Jaffna and described as 512 Brigade commander.

512 Camp in Jaffna is notorious for torture. ITJP witness W15 was tortured there in early 2010 and again shortly after signing in at 512 Camp in 2011. ITJP witness W45 was based there after the war working for military intelligence identifying former cadres. 

8 Aug. 2014: Commander, 542 Brigade”.

2013-15 SLLI Centre Commander based in Panagoda.

Nov. 2018: he conducted a study tour for foreign military students in Kilinochchi about ‘Kilinochchi reconciliation process and resettlement”. He is Centre Commandant of the Regimental Centre Sri Lanka Light Infantry.

2018: Brigadier General Staff SFHQ – KLN.

22 April 2020: General Officer Commanding, 22 Infantry Division.

5. Major General Chandana Udith Marasinghe 

Staff Number: O/60753, Ordnance corps, SLAOC.

7 Jan. 2008 – 2 Nov.2009: Commanding officer Sri Lanka Army Ordnance Corps, 3 SLAOC. The corps’ website says: “The 3rd Ord. Regiment has been tasked to provide Ordnance backing to the Eastern theatre of the country”. 3SLAOC appears to have been based in Welikanda.

Jun. 2010: in Haiti as a logistics officer for UN Peacekeeping.

2014: Promoted to Brigadier (temp). 

2019: Director SLA Ordnance Corps.

*Issued by The International Truth and Justice Project

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  • 43
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    Ho1 Ha!! Ha!!!
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    Where does this ‘The International Truth and Justice Project’ reside? Middle Earth?
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    They have missed the point of this newest furphy. Sri Lanka does not have any ‘commitments’ under UN resolution 30/1 to reform the security sector.
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    Well, for the information of the so-called Juth and Trustice project, the so-called 30/1 resolution was buried with the last parliament, in 2019. More particularly, it went to the grave with the political life of its creator, the ass-licking Mangala Samaraweera.
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    Follow the news you morons.
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    Sri Lanka does not have to listen to foreign (Jewish) dictates on our army appointments (or on gay marriage for that matter).
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    We are free and we act in the best interests of our mother land.

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      Well, as I said before, this guy Helios true to his name sees the sun rising from the south through his rear end. He is a typical fly-by-night crusader of anything to which he can fling his filthy dung at. He was once referred to as “The Thimbirigasyaya man” in this column. May I request him to now change his identity here to “Rasputin”? And I would urge this stoned moron to read Tamara Kunanayakam’s rational response to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s declaration that he would not hesitate to pull Sri Lanka out of any international organisation that unfairly targeted the country’s war heroes. Published in his favorite The Island Newspaper. http://www.island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=222550

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        This comment was removed by a moderator because it didn’t abide by our Comment policy.

        For more detail see our Comment policy https://www.colombotelegraph.com/index.php/comments-policy-2

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          So Helios the smart-ass tried to slither in again to spew his coagulated venom this time like the Hydra in lake Verna and got no-balled. It proves what I have said.

    • 13
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      ” Ho1 Ha!! Ha!!!
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      Where does this ‘The International Truth and Justice Project’ reside? Middle Earth? “

      Ha Ha ha ! You Never did know?

      Old Trafford 3 Building
      Isle of Houghton
      36 Boundary Road
      Parktown, Johannesburg

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      Helios

      “Where does this ‘The International Truth and Justice Project’ reside? Middle Earth?”

      Not really.
      Middle Earth belongs to peacefully rising China.
      However this has nothing to do with you, go back to sleep.

      “We are free and we act in the best interests of our mother land.”

      True, mother land – Clan’s interest

  • 34
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    I challenge these officers to prove that they didn’t even for a fleeting moment recall Prabhakaran with a tinge of gratitude on hearing their elevation as Major Jokers.

  • 27
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    Are we going to watch all these as unconcerned observers?

    • 4
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      Mr. srikrish
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      No.
      You can clap.

  • 35
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    Hope Sri Lanka will not be another North Korea.

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      Mr. AYATHURAY RAJASINGAM,
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      No sir.
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      We will not allow Hool and the gang to take SL to North Korea level.
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      Present President and the caretaker government will do their best to protect common man’s democratic rights.

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        S. C. Passqual

        “Present President and the caretaker government will do their best to protect common man’s democratic rights.”

        I am sure he will, the common man includes his family, his b***s carriers, lackeys, his extended family, war criminals, his brother’s thugs, cheer leaders of the noisy minority, card carrying Sinhala/Buddhist fascists, ….. his deputy hangmen, …. you, soma, ….. EE …..

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          Native (Fake) Vedda,
          Dumbo, Gotabhaya Rajapakshe did not become the President only from the votes of his family, his b***s carriers, lackeys, his extended family, war criminals, his brother’s thugs, cheer leaders of the noisy minority, card carrying Sinhala/Buddhist fascists, ….. his deputy hangmen, …. you, soma, ….. EE …..

          If you have forgotten let me remind you that 6,924,255 voters voted for Gotabhaya Rajapakshe.

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            Eagle Brain Dead Blind Eye

            “If you have forgotten let me remind you that 6,924,255 voters voted for Gotabhaya Rajapakshe.”

            True unfortunately 6,924,255 (43%) stupid masochists did vote for him whereas 9,067,841 (57%) didn’t vote for him.
            More people did chose not to vote for him, it amounted to 14% of all eligible voters.

            What did you learn from it?
            The moral of the election result is not all people are stupid masochists, …… his b***s carriers, lackeys, his extended family, war criminals, his brother’s thugs, cheer leaders of the noisy minority, card carrying Sinhala/Buddhist fascists, like you somas, ……..

            Clever dicks should stop sitting on their head before start typing.

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              Native (Fake) Vedda,
              How do you know that the eligible voters did not vote because they did not want to vote for Gotabhaya Rajapakshe. It could be that they did not want to vote for Sajith Premadasa. Are you an ‘Anjanan Eli Balannek’? Do not make stooo pid assumptions.

              “True unfortunately 6,924,255 (43%) stupid masochists did vote for him whereas 9,067,841 (57%) didn’t vote for him.
              More people did chose not to vote for him, it amounted to 14% of all eligible voters.”

              Clever dick should stand on his/her head before start typing. Then the brain that has gone to the bottom will return to head.
              “Clever dicks should stop sitting on their head before start typing.”

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        Amen!

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      AYATHURAY RAJASINGAM,
      If Piripakaran managed to establish Elam, the situation in Elam could have been worse than North Korea.
      The situation in Elam could have been like the situation in Kampuchea under Pol Pot. Killing was the hobby of Pol Pot and Piripakaran.

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        Eagle Brain Dead Blind dumbass Eye

        “If Piripakaran managed to establish Elam, the situation in Elam could have been worse than North Korea.”

        Eelam is the ancient Tamil name for the entire island.

        It was not VP who tried to establish Eelam (the island) but failed to carve out what he set out to do in the first place, Tamil Eelam, a piece of land from EELAM.
        Can’t you see the difference, between EELAM and Tamil Eelam?

        Some highly placed stupid Sri Lankan diplomats believe the name “Eelam” was created by your brethren Thiruvengadam Velupillai Prabaharan.

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        Eagle Eye,
        First of all we must remember EELAM is another name for Sri Lanka like LANKADWEEPA, MANIPALLAVAM, etc. If Prabaharan, then it would become one of the Territories of within the Union of India. Do not mess. Prabaharan commanded only one-third of the Tamils in Sri Lanka. Majority of the educated Tamils were against him but maintained silence. Now Gota is digging the grave for Sri Lanka by way of appointing military officers to jobs that are meant for civil officers. Prabaharan is only a good soldier but not a good negotiator. Even Gota is giving blunt answers which will be his downfall. Gota is only a good soldier but not a good ruler. Merely giving slogans for Buddhism is insufficient. Gota should abide by Lord Buddha’s noble words and teachings. Therefore he must give up the craze for accumulating wealth and enjoying power and suppress the minorities and the freedom of opinion.

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        Eagle-Eye,
        Again Gota is making a blunder. He wants to appoint Major Hathurusinghe (who is retired) as the Governor to Northern Province which is under consideration. Gota is calculating his plan to convert Sri Lanka as another North Korea. What has Gota lost in appointing a qualified civil officer as Governor for Northern Province. Eventually Governors for all Provinces will be functioning. Democracy in crisis.

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      Then what to do with the body of Jaliya Wickramasuriya, when he dies? Bury or Cremate? In US prisons, they bury. What the Lankawe Smart Patriotic Buddhists do. Did he leave a will back in Lankawe?

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    In this very short period of time, the dictator has got everyone and everything in place, to take Sri Lanka down a path of no return.
    Winning the parliamentary elections is only a formality, and then things will take a turn for the worse.

    When a leader appoints and surrounds himself with crooks, war criminals, and killers, it does not bode well for the people and country. The media will be silenced, the citizens under permanent fear afraid to speak out, top Judges, the Election Commissioners,, Heads of Armed Services, Cabinet Ministers, and anyone who should be upholding our laws, the Constitution, and able to hold this regime accountable, have
    all gone over to the dark side.
    This is a sad time for the country, and unfortunately, many people are oblivious to what is being done under their noses.

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      Ashan.
      Another lamenting of a defeated ‘Kotiya’ or a member of the ‘Regime Change’ mafia.
      These guys should be reminded that it was Rajapakshes who liberated Demalu from the clutches of Tamil terrorist barbarians and gave them FREEDOM and DEMOCRACY. Prabhakaran was a megalomaniac dictator.
      ‘Yahapalana’ dong kees robbed democracy by not holding or postponing elections. Where were these saviors of DEMOCRACY at that time.

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    Yasmin Sooka,
    Here are some of the war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by Tamil Terrorists. Instead of talking about war crimes that Sri Lankan Armed Forces did not commit, draw the attention of the International Community to these crimes to take action.
    You are trying to put the crimes committed by Tamil terrorists under the carpet by blaming the Sri Lankan Armed Forces that liberated Sinhala, Demala, Muslim, Malay, Vedda Eththo and others from Tamil terrorists who terrorized the people for three decades.

    • Slaughtered Native Sinhalayo for three decades.
    • Put suicide jackets around Tamil women and sent them to kill innocent civilians in public places, buses and trains.
    • Grabbed children as young as seven years, gave them AK47s and asked them to kill Sinhala soldiers.
    • Put cyanide capsules around their necks and told to swallow if captured.
    • Killed Sinhala Buddhists worshipping at Sri Maha Bodhiya by spraying bullets.
    • Bombed ‘Dalada Maligawa’ and killed civilians.
    • Chopped Buddhist monks and Samaneras into pieces.
    • Killed 600 Policemen who surrendered.
    • Slit the tummies of pregnant Sinhala ladies, pulled out the babies, threw up and held the point of bayonets at falling babies.
    • Slaughtered Muslim worshippers in a Mosque.
    • Bombed airplanes and killed even foreigners.
    • Killed a President of Sri Lanka blowing a bomb.
    • Killed a Prime Minister of India by a suicide lady bomber.
    • Killed several Sinhala politicians.
    • Bombed the Central Bank of Sri Lanka and killed thousands.
    • Eliminated Tamil politicians.
    • Kept about 300,000 Tamil civilians as a human shield to protect terrorists and shot those who tried to escape.
    • Used chemical weapons against Sri Lankan Army.

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      Eagle Brain Dead Blind dumbass Eye

      Who are the Native Sinhalayo?
      Did it take 30 long years to fight the LTTE’s Bata wearing Baby Brigade?
      It was VP won the war for Mahinda and his clan with huge support from Hindians.

      What does it show, dumbasses had to fight 30 years for a piece land then handed over prime lands to the Chinese?
      What a pathetic lot you are.

      This July Sri Lanka has to repay 6 billion as part of repayment terms, go beg the Chinese and sell more land to them.

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        Native Vedda,

        In operation vadamarachchi when your “freedom” fighters (if hiding behind women’s skirts count as fighting among the tamil people) were being killed left and right they were begging the hindians for help to which they responded with the ipkf. If we wanted to defeat the ltte and the tamil people in the north then the army would have just cut off the food and the water supply. Also, as I seem to remember it was the tamil people themselves who were crossing the ltte lines to come to the army lines in 2009, I mean what a pathetic bunch of jokers do you have to be boast about rebelling and fighting for freedom from the Sinhalese and run to the Sinhalese for help crying when everything goes bad. Rebel all you tamils want but, next time just don’t come crying to the Sinhalese for help when you screw it up…like you guys always do. We will beg if we have to, to develop our country unlike you tamils who are basically good for nothing and only live to leech on govt. services, the least you as a tamil can do for Sri Lanka is give up the computer you stole from your Sinhalese neighbor and go work in a tea plantation you freaking freeloaders.

  • 9
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    SL has a democratically elected military regime & soon with a 2/3 majority, will have a democratically elected dictatorship. Germany elected Hitler, a former corporal in the German army as the Chancellor & in his attempt to bring glory back to Germany, resulted in the destruction of the country. I wonder if SL heading in that general direction.

    When a low ranking army officer who made a throat slitting gesture at crowd of protesters in the safety of the embassy compound is considered a hero & others with alleged criminal & corruption charges are rewarded with high official positions, I suppose we are expected to believe that the country will be run with military precision. Little SL can stand up to the might of the developed world as long as we have the Chinese as our friends & what is better than a being a Chinese colony?

    • 9
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      King is pardoning himself, his family and the Rapist Army’s top most posts from all Genocide-War crimes. He is saying he will not recognize or give up his oppression on Tamils. He is saying if IC pressure him on that he will pull from back from those organization. But Sampanthan Aiya is saying he is going to talk to the government.

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      Mr. Raj-UK,
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      First learn your history.
      .
      Hitler is not an elected head of states.
      .
      Hitler’s Nazis lost both July and November 1932 elections.
      They won only 33 percent of the vote.
      Knowing they couldn’t gain majority in a democratic election Hitler agreed to form a coalition with conservatives.
      The president of Germany, Paul von Hindenburg, appointed Hitler as a chancellor of Germany in a government dominated by conservatives on January 30, 1933.
      When Hindenburg died in 1934 Hitler assumed the presidency which he combined with the chancellorship to become the Führer und Reichskanzler.
      .

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        If a person got promoted by election system or by the constitution to be president, that is elected. Recently in US, neither Johnson nor Ford were elected but when the elected presents were removed, the person next in the line was promoted as president. That is what happened when Richard P. was Eliminated to DB Wijetunga. Hitler was not sent by US or USSR or Germany to be the president of Germany. Germans liked him and elected him after his first promoted term. That action is confining his original election victory too.

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          Mr. Mallaiyuran,
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          I don’t think we can compare what happened in Germany to standard democratic states.
          .
          It was an series of avoidable errors that brought Hitler to power. Events like Reichstag building fire andEnabling Act,
          .
          Hitler never was a democratic person. As early as 1920 he tried to overthrow the government of Bavaria by force, which he believed would eventually overthrow the Berlin national government.

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        S. C. Passqual

        “Hitler is not an elected head of states.”

        Adolf Hitler was not elected to power in Germany by an overwhelming upsurge of popular demand. The Nazi Party certainly achieved substantial support, winning 37 per cent of the total vote in the 1932 election. This made it the largest party in the Reichstag, but it was Franz von Papen and other conservatives who persuaded the German president, Field Marshal von Hindenburg, to appoint Hitler as chancellor in a coalition government.
        https://www.historytoday.com/archive/months-past/adolf-hitler-becomes-german-chancellor

        I suggest you start first reading history of this island and then Germany, then start typing.

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          Mr. Native Vedda,
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          You idiots are real funny.
          .
          On one side you are trying to argue that a member of a party which received 33% of casted votes is a popular elected head of state.
          .
          On the same forum you are trying to argue that the president who received 52.25 of casted votes is not DEMOCRATICALLY ELECTED.
          .

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            S. C. Passqual

            “On the same forum you are trying to argue that the president who received 52.25 of casted votes is not DEMOCRATICALLY ELECTED.”

            Unfortunately 6,924,255 (43%) stupid masochists did vote for him whereas 9,067,841 (57%) eligible voters didn’t vote for him.

            More people did chose not to vote for him, it amounted to 14% of all eligible voters.

            You have a problem with Arithmetics.
            Please go away go and learn maths from mathematician Wimal Sangili Karuppan Weerawansa. When you go take mate Eagle Brain Dead Blind dumbass Eye with you.

      • 7
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        A die hard racist Sinhalese Buddhist Fascist , with a borrowed Iberian family name Pasqual , to hide the actual, recent South Indian low caste Tamil., immigrant origin of his family. The story of half the so called Sinhalese population , many baying here for Tamil blood.

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          “The pot calling the kettle black”

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          Aren’t you been a racist and a classist here??? If I may ask, what’s with the double standards? Aren’t we all Sri Lankan’s who wants a better future for all Sri Lankan’s?

          Why do you’ll always going back reminiscing a a war that is over?

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            Priyanke

            “Aren’t we all Sri Lankan’s who wants a better future for all Sri Lankan’s?”

            The crooks, murderers, war criminals, arsonists, …..racists, bigots want better future only for themselves not for the entire population of this island.

            By the way could you define Sri Lankans.

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        Mr Pasqual
        I am not a historian & was never good at history in school but I have been watching some interesting documentaries in the History channel. From what I understand, Hitler became the Chancellor of Germany from being an unemployed ex corporal of the German army in a matter of 10 years or so. He managed to brainwash average citizens of Germany into believing that the superior Aryan race of Germans was being contaminated by minorities, such as Jews, Slovaks, Gypsies, etc & wanted to purify Germany & make it ‘great’ after the humiliation of losing the first world war. In my simple mind, I see parallels in SL, with an ex Military man promoting Sinhala Buddhist nationalism & rekindling the glory days of SL’s past kings among the average folk, quite successfully too, as in your case. The only difference being jubilation of war victory, instead of humiliation of defeat as in the case with Germany.

        You may disagree with my analogy, in which case, maybe you can see the similarities with Viktor Orban of Hungary, who has created the first dictatorship in Europe, the pandemic being a godsend to him, & so it seems for GR.

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    “Priyanka Fernando was found guilty of a public order offense by a UK court after making throat slitting gestures at Tamil Protestors which he is appealing. “
    1). The government which sends Rapist Army selected squadron to foreign countries to humiliate its Tamil citizens beyond that countries rules and regulations, is saying it is well treating them at home. What a joke.

    2). If Aanduwa wants to promote a criminal, (who is convicted of behaving as criminal during his diplomatic mission) then why is it appealing? To real his heroic act?

    3) Lankawe did not investigate and prison the Rapist Army men who raped Haiti Children, when they went there on peacekeeping mission. . HRCSL, on which UN depended for vetting Rapist Army going out on peace keeping mission, is working on the side of the Rapist Army. Where is this commission, now, to release a statement saying these men are not suitable for promotion as they humiliated their own citizens?

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      Malli Uran,
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      You are not civilised or educated enough to appreciate that terrists are the criminals and those who eliminate are the national heroes of any nation.
      /
      It is not our fault that Benjamin has not left a frucking brain on your head. He had none anyway, because that was being dragged down by his member, producing mulattoes non-stop.
      /
      So you suffer!

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        Helios

        “You are not civilised or educated enough to appreciate that terrists are the criminals and those who eliminate are the national heroes of any nation.”

        Well there is another category, state sponsored terrorism and those who carry out those terrorist acts and get away with murder, impunity.

        What did Jaffna library and Hartley College Library do to deserve a complete destruction? Where are those who perpetrated cultural genocide? Has the state sent in its brave hearts to track down the perpetrators and punish them some of them are still alive?

        Why don’t you stop your bull?

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          Dear Native, let s get ready to send a packet of PUNNAKU to this Helios… they should change their fodder soon.

          Sad to see, that Helios cheaply pleases the back sides of Rajaakapksehs rascals on and on.

          The kind of low lives are the problem in our home country. That is his nature. These men would never see it right. No arguments, nothing but to behave like born slaves, even if the tribal africans today achieved a lot for their people. There are tram services introduced to Adisabeba already 3 years ago.

          100 day program of previous govt achieved a lot for the people, but bp brothers ruined it as of today. Budusarnayi apita.: Helios, go and see your nearest psycho therapist. That would only be a plus to SLPPrs.

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    Do we really see “HOW” things go wrong when it comes to managing a “STATE” and a “Government”. Since the establishment of this position of “Elected President” the country has suffered a lot, not because of its nature of functions, but because of the “PERSON” so elected. It is futile to talk of the past performance of the “Past Presidents”. One common feature that rendered all previous Presidents to “FAIL” was none other than the lack of “Statesmanship” and “Personal Integrity” to be “FREE” from the influences of those who form a “WALL” around the person who holds the position. This President too has got without exception got “TRAPED” inside that “WALL” erected by “FOUR” forces. To name those “Forces”: (1) The “Viyathmaga” composed of (a) University Academics (b) Retired Armed Forces Brigade (c) The “Bikku (Buddhist Clergy) Brigade (2) The “Extremists and Ultra Nationalist Brigade, such as “Yuthukama” (3) The “Politically Bancrupt” vultures (4) The “Corrupt Beaurocrat Brigade”. The most recent event to assess that “Surrender” by the President is the statement he made on the “Victory Day”. He said: ” I will not hesitate to withdraw from any world organizations if our war heroes are harassed”. That is not at all in keeping with a “President” of the PEOPLE. Most certainly and surely, would have been a “THOUGHT” planted by one or all of the above “Forces” that I mentioned.

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      Simon

      “Since the establishment of this position of “Elected President” the country has suffered a lot, not because of its nature of functions, but because of the “PERSON” so elected.”

      The rot started much earlier with Angarika Homeless Dharmapala’s pronouncement of Aryan Sinhala/Buddhists deemed role in Nation Building.

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    This list gives the names of just 5 promoted Major Generals. More to follow.
    Without a functioning Parliament the President, it seems, has bags of time on his hands.
    There would be a point of time when the Major Generals, Lieutenants, Captains, Colonels etc etc when added up will outnumber the foot soldiers.
    Srilanka a Land like no other no?

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    Plato

    Any chance of “The Night of the Generals”?

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