30 October, 2020

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NPC Mulling Resolution To Evict Military From Civil And Educational Activities

The Northern Provincial Council is readying to move a resolution to prevent military involvement in civil and educational activities in the North, with provincial education being one of the devolved subjects on the provincial councils list.

The Uthayan newspaper reported yesterday that after a meeting with the French ambassador, the Chairman of the Northern Provincial Council, and TNA member C V J Sivagnanam, outlined that the resolution was being discussed and drafted within the Council leadership.

Sivagnanam had stressed the need for the Northern Provincial Council to regain control over the schools under its administration, as the military presence and involvement in civil activities was inhibiting freedom of expression in the North-East.

army Colombo Telegraph

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    Good move, pass it before UN Session!

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    Also, move a resolution to prevent Dogulas Deavanada being involved in Jaffna University administrative activities.

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      @Kosapu, how can you stop this think tank from furthering his education? After grade 2, he joined the EPRLF, then the EPDP, now he is a Government Minister licking mahindarajoo’s slippers. He might pass his Ph.D and become a personal advisor to MR.

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    every one is looking for freedom of expression.. the main idea of NGOs and US/UK. what have Libya achieve from that so far? what have Egypt achieve so far ? did any one noticed the never ending unrest of the world community due to the ideology by US and UK on the human rites. how possible it to continue in such a way as a chain reaction in many parts of the world. did any one think that some big arm is in control over all these activities.only Russia has reacted to it positively so far and the UK and US cannot swallow it. Sri lankan government should allow the civil activity to be conducted by the civilians as much as possible. but the military presence in the region is important,since the international wing of LTTE is eyeing to create conflicts with the government, involving the NE citizens to achieve their fund racing activities in the rest of the world. thats a billion dollar business for them.

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      “only Russia has reacted to it positively so far and the UK and US cannot swallow it”

      if you back Russia’s action in Crimea now , please stand ready to accept the same fate for SL in the near future ,that is , if and when India decides to follow the same path and invade N/E of Srilanka under the pretext of safeguarding the tamil peoples right! should that situation arisen , most of the western countries would issue mere statements and would request India to retrieve its forces , that’s about it ! in the end its going to be an interesting conflict between India and China !!

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      Every GOSL/military apologist argument comes back to the LTTE bogeyman despite there being no LTTE anymore, well except the ones who now work for Gota.

      This hyped and faux LTTE threat that GOSL and its apologists allways trot out is a blatant excuse to keep occupying the Tamil areas with the Sinhala military.

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        Are you honestly implying that LTTE was the only separatists?

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          Nothing wrong with separatists per see; look at South Sudan for a recent example.

          What other armed Tamil Separatist organization exists right now, since LTTE ended?

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            LTTE didn’t end by itself we had to end it and become your enemy number one as a result. Are you implying only armed separatists are bad for the country?

            I just can’t see how a mono ethnic Tamil nation and Sri Lanka can coexist in this tiny island. World Tamil population is somewhere in the region of 80 million. How much time would it take for the north to be flooded by Tamils and they starting to look for homelands in south of Anuradhapura?

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              Liberal One

              “LTTE didn’t end by itself we had to end it”

              You didn’t end LTTE.

              Hindians did all the ground work for you to end it with the support of International community and Solheim playing a key role which progressively undermined LTTE’s fighting ability, exposing its internal contradictions and soft under belly and eventually undermining its cohesiveness.

              Finally stupid VP won the war for you.

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                Right right your masters gave us peace.

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                  Liberal One

                  “Right right your masters gave us peace.”

                  Your master never gave us peace in the past 2500 years.

                  By the way my Elders are my masters, certainly they want peace.

                  The only way we can achieve peace is to deport descendants of kallathoni all 20 millions of them to your ancestral homeland, Tamilnadu.

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    The Northern Provincial Council has no teeth; it cannot even bark!

    There is nothing CVW can do about it, except to keep complaining!

    If we Tamils have not learnt it yet, don’t blame CVW.

    CVW is not a politician. He is in politics, because the solutions to the needs of the electorate is political in scope. Hence, for CVW it is a balancing act. It appears that CVW is a pragmatist. We have to give him time to coalesce the act.

    There is no quick fix to the problems of Tamils. The electorate understands it. The Council should also.

    The complaint of CVW will reach the right ears, I trust.

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      Most Sinhaleast have no back-bone. Spineless assholes who send their women to work as maids in Dubai and eat from their money, while Sinhaleast women get sexually abused there. Inbreds call themselves Lions when all they do is beg from the whole world and eat from a beggars bowl. The leading beggar Mahinda Jarawapassa begs and the Dumb Sinhalese have to worship him as a king in order scavenge from the beggar king.

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        Yes losing the war hurts and this is your pathetic attempt at revenge. You are so full of hate that your next heart attack is imminent. Enjoy!

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    What educational activities is the military engaged in exactly? and what is these ambassadors doing in north anyway? Instructing their puppets on next separatist moves?

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      Liberal One,

      ” and what is these ambassadors doing in north anyway?”

      isn’t high time to kick all these unscrupulous diplmUts out of the country , let’s start from US,British,French,German and Indian Ambassadors/High commissioners first , you take the lead all the card board heroes will follow you.

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      GOSL/military is engaged in cultural imperialism and coerced assimilation. They are brainwashing Tamil children with the ultimate goal being extermination of Tamils by forcing them to assimilate into Sinhala culture.

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        Cultural imperialism, coerced assimilation, brainwashing and extermination? Don’t you think they are too vague? Can you provide us some examples?

        and assimilation is not such a bad thing, that is what you are doing happily in West and it happened throughout our history until British decided that two nations should exist in SL.

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          In the West we integrate and have the freedom to teach and practice our culture without undue State interference. In Sri Lanka assimilation is imposed by the State on Tamils with the express purpose of wiping out the minority. Also, we choose to emigrate to the West whereas Tamils have been in Lanka before the Sinhalese.

          Just because many a ethnic group has been wiped out in history does not mean Tamils should accept their extermination.

          The British were the ones who created the single Sri Lankan state. There was no such thing as a unified Ceylon/Sri Lankan nation prior to European colonialism. There was independent Tamil and Sinhala kingdoms. The North and East was Tamil while the South,South-West and parts of the interior were Sinhala.

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            Wrong. There are times where Sinhalese kings united the whole country under one kingdom and there are time when independent Tamil kingdoms existed and there are times when provincial Tamil Kingdoms existed. By the time of Portuguese arrival a Tamil Kingdom did exist in North but eastern province including Trincomalee was part of Kotte which was then passed on to Kandyan Kingdom. It was the Kandyans that died trying to protect the trinco harbour from Portugese.

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              The Sinha-lame kings were sucking the British and dutch invaders while the Tamil kings were fighting for their rights. Sinhalese got into power by washing their colonial masters. Get it right liberal scum.

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    So they can once again have Tamil child soldiers!!

    DISSOVE the NPC.

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    I think NPC is doing the same mistake done by Velupillai Prabakaran. He got 500 Millon from the king as ransom thru Tyran Allas and didn’t follow King’s orders and now he is Swimming in Nadikadal Lagoon. NPC should realize that almost all the Principles in the south Schools are Colonels. Almost all the corporation Heads are ex-military officers. Almost all the diplomatic positions are filled with ex-military officers. NPC also should follow the same trend like in the South as North also part of SriLanka under the control of the King or otherwise NPC should find another Lagoon.

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      You know lAPATIYO,
      IT IS A GREAT MISTAKE HERE to have lanken forces to protect the notherners. Believe or not these soldiers harm those women there as one britisch journalist came with – they do such crimes like rapes. I am afraid, though I am sinahalya, but i need to take the side of victims here.

      We the one from dakuna would never like soldiers becoming parts of our villagers becase we know that they are not civlizsed enough.

      Their fights saved the country is not an excuse them to allow everything to this day.

      Those who live theere are war victims right ? So why could not make it like a deal with UN – asking their help until finding a solution for the ethinic issue. Now those who are bitterly against should have to stay blind in the nothern having no choice.. If Germans after the war were left to be controlled by their own troops, what would have been the case in the aftermath ?

      Even today, army and russian baracks are in GERMANY, though the size of them have reduced to the descending manner.

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        This means not that troops should be away from those areas. Troops must be there but that should be neutral kind of one.

        Troops can help them until their fine livellyhood after the 30 year old war disaster. Peoples are torn by every means. Troops should stand by them in finding their daily routine as had been beofre the war. But this troops must not be from lanken army.
        This is what I feel, i think there should be many to share the same view.

        And Rajapakshe administration is too radical and very inhhuman against own folk, That should be removed by every means- if not today tomorrow.
        His corruption levels can only be comparable to those of Mugabe or other tyrants.
        For me to watch him travelling across the nation as if nothing better he as president has to be engaged with – make me very sick.

        Indian pm WOULD never travel across the antion to mainpulate masses.
        Those who really think of a better future, we the majority should make reports to show that this man is a big failure for the present and generations to come.

        We dont need cattle drivers to lead us the over 93% percent literate nation in South asia. This is the highest and even comparable to those of some higly developed countries in Europe and south east asia- but it is sad to see – people behave ILLITERATE

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        Soma,
        I want the Army to stay in the north for several reasons. First, we had 30 years of terror. We can’t afford to let terror raise its ugly head again. Their continued presence is important to protect country’s security. Secondly, Sri Lanka is a sovereign country and the gov. can place the Army where ever it is needed. If you look at other countries, placement of the Army is not decided by people of a region but by the ultimate commander of all forces, in our case the President. Tamils who indulged in terror made all Tamils to be suspects. If you look closely when ever innocent Tamils were victims it was mostly due to them not being identified from a terrorists.
        Your statement on soldiers “we know that they are not civlizsed enough.” is offensive. Though you claim you are a “sinhalaya” I have my doubts!

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          Ah Don’t count on that. British left enough brain washed self hating inhabitants to find one or two of them in a news portal.

          His claim of Army not been civilized just sums up his mentality. There can be criminals in the army but as a unit our army was disciplined. Before the Mavil aru debacle tigers attacked the army continuously with the hope of provoking them and laying the blame for hostilities on the army. The kind of restraint the army showed was just unbelievable. You didn’t find such a discipline in IPKF.

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          Man believe or not, I am born sinhalaya, born buddhist too and non-BBS supporter for your info. But lived in the country only 2 decades ago last. However I am used to visit the country alteast once a year or so. Though being away, I keep update me by reading news on online. Not only through CT but also relying on varied other sources. It s the nostalgic feelings make me connected to the country in this way.

          No need to put me in the same silly category accusing me of being one of tamil diasphora, perhaps, I do belong to sinhala diasphora. For me, what matters nothing but justice for all of us srilankens regardless of race, religion and the apperance. And it is common to many of you to brand anyone that would leave views against current regime be imperialists, NGO worker, Dollar lover, Anti Sinhala or the like. But reality as it is I belong to growing majority against Rajapakshe regime.

          Agree with that a state could decide where when and why their army should be deployed. Since the tamil problem of our country is considered as one of highly sensitive issues, I believe, UN troops like had been the case for Germany could intelligently solve if worked on that line. I still notice that some baracks of Amies/British/Russian function in Germany, though not to its previous size, a decade ago, but still they are there. What they have achieved by deploying foreign troops was the UNITY between the victimized and their adversaries within the same community.

          Anyway, as I see it, you react as if hallozinated by so called wonder making president, but for me, he is the number one ignorant who seems to clearly make much less effort or nothing by heart towards the real reconciliation and sustainable peace ( harima kanagatu deyak). Today, accusing the IC of their worries, he further makes it even worst. He ought to realize the gravity of problem being honest to tamils, sinhalese, muslims and all other minorities.

          If we the ones from South(TO BE VERY CORRECT from Galle)had to live under the command of army, I dont think we would have been happy with that. Anyway, particular army men are sinhalse, still we would not have felt fine. My parents would have lived with all anxities. If reports coming from Northern areas are acceptable, people like me would not agree with the govt´s army keeping in that area.
          Btw, Not focusly, towards lanken Army, even American army men the way how they behaved in Ramstein, a decade ago was horrible, uncivilized and beyond all norms and that is the reason for me to look down them upon inthat way. Army force though fight war defeating their enemy parties, unfortunately, they dont deserve much respect. It is all because not educated folks joined the army in SL and the US. May be only for the higher position, even graudates may have joined, but to my records, I knew very well, they joined to army just to earn some money only. Unemployement of youth in the country at least to some extent was solved. I still remember what pains I had to go thorugh at the time, one of my school mates (a STF soldier) was got killed in Jaffna in late nineties. He was one of my sandkasten (sand box friend) friend with whom I had been having the company from kindergarten on. We were both Richmandians. SImilar pains were the case at the time, I also lost my batchas in late 80ties. SO please try to go through all these impartially and make your decisions appropriately. I simply hate to see people in general have become total ignorants today – law makers sound as if they have no good arguments if JVPers or UNPers produce them all lists of evidence proving how unestimated levels of corruption events have occured just because no tenders were called for any of the large scale projects. Ask yourself why it was carried out in that way…. ?

          http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OeR9C5rstu8
          http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGbDvl1HyQA
          http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B7mhtjMs0bk
          http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bf9Gooo8iPY
          http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkxKgL2EHak
          http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HByJ-lz-M-8
          http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UNM1D4tElKU

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    You Shameless Sinhalese can live under that beggar Mahinda Jarawapassa, and leave the Tamils decide whats good for them. You worry about your people lapatiya. First make sure to look after your poor masses. Most of them in Southern Province can’t even afford their daily meal. No matter how much your King begs, he isn’t doing much help to them.

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      Can you please try youreslf a cyanide capsule of your fellow men left behind… and leave us to make a peaceful future ? That would then be your best contribution rather than adding this kind of derogatory comments.

      Us means – all srilankens.

      Your kind of thoughts are vomitting right the momment while the situation is becoming more serious today than in the past.

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