26 September, 2020

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‘Sharia’ University & Covid-19

By Ameer Ali

Dr. Ameer Ali

In a previous contribution to this journal on 16 July 2019 titled “An Aborted University & Squandered Opportunity” (also published two days later in Daily Financial Times), I questioned the need for a so called ‘Sharia’ university in this country and the suitability of the site where it was being built. (I am still puzzled as to how the name ‘Sharia’ crept into the name of that university). Having criticised the objective behind that establishment, as an economist, I did not want an asset to be destroyed or to go waste. I therefore expressed my preference either to utilise that structure and facilities for teaching rational sciences based on the thoughts of that radical Muslim intellectual, Ekbal Ahmad, whose plan for a Khaldunian University in Pakistan was sabotaged by Benazir Bhutto and her corporate reactionaries, or, to utilise that facility more appropriately for research and post graduate studies in Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences. The land on which it was built falls under the Mahaveli Project and ideally suited for such research activities. In the meantime, opposition to the ‘Sharia’ university was mounting from multiple directions and the Yahapalana government even appointed a committee of academics to look into the matter, but nothing came out of the committee’s recommendations. The government quietly sat on it until after the Presidential election. That government was thrown out, and the new government under Gotabaya Rajapaksa also left the issue untouched until Wuhan from China provided a bizarre opportunity for an alternative use. What an alternative it is going to be!   

With the fear of the coronavirus declared by WHO as a global pandemic every country is now forced to take preventive measures to control and manage its deadly impact. In some countries like Italy and China, the response has taken an extreme form by locking out an entire population of regions like Milan in Italy and Wuhan in China. Desperate times call for desperate actions.   

In Sri Lanka, where the situation is largely under control, a decision by the government to pick two locations, the ‘Sharia’ University in Punani and Kandakadu Rehabilitation Centre at Sungkavil, to quarantine virus victims has provoked criticism from minority communities. Leaving aside for a moment the legality of government’s mode of acquiring a privately owned property, the ‘Sharia’ university, and the ethics of the investment that went into that property, let us look at the accusation against the government that it is deliberately targeting minority areas to dump the unwanted and potentially dangerous, without setting up beforehand a well-equipped epidemiological facility for treating victims. In other words, these communities are questioning the real motive behind this decision and suspects a sinister intention of treating the minorities as disposables.  Given the anti-minority sentiments prevailing already at a political level their suspicion appears to carry an element of legitimacy.   

This decision of the authorities bears a parallel with another incident at the international level in 1991. In that year, the then Chief economist at the World Bank, Lawrence Summers signed a memo written by Lant Prichett on trade liberalization in which he recommended the dumping of dirty industries or those industries producing toxic waste into the poor countries of the Third World. Summers justified that recommendation with an economic argument in which he noted that, “a given amount of health impairing pollution should be done in the country with the lowest cost, which will be the country with the lowest wages”.  Hidden behind that argument was his imperialist prejudice that if the poor and the wretched were to be killed by toxic waste, not much would be lost, but more resources would become available for the rich to grab and enjoy.  That recommendation, as expected, raised a quake of criticism and condemnation from all over the developing world, which eventually forced the economist to retract from his stance. Looking at this argument in the context of Sri Lanka now, one wonders whether Lawrence Summers’ imperial prejudice is turning into an ethnic prejudice with Covid-19. One wonders whether a regime dominated by Sinhala Buddhist supremacists, is looking at ways and means of finding a ‘final solution’ to the problem of minorities, and therefore wishing a deadly virus to do that job on their behalf. This seems to be the basis of minority suspicion, and given the recent anti-Tamil and anti-Muslim incidents how can one dismiss their fears and suspicion and call it an unnecessary over-reaction?  

However, unlike We the humans, nature does not discriminate. If the virus spreads faster and kills more lives in Tamil and Muslim areas, because of the presence of ill equipped quarantine centres, will the government then quarantine the entire population of north and east like in Milan and Wuhan? If that happens, the coronavirus would have achieved what LTTE failed to accomplish. That would be one of the most remarkable ironies in history.  

Let sanity prevail in government circles. The country urgently needs to invest in a specialist hospital, which should be fully equipped with all technical, medicinal and other facilities to handle communicable diseases and epidemics.  Recently, humanity has witnessed a succession of viruses each proving deadlier than the previous ones. With hundreds of millions of people on the move daily, the speed of infection has also increased rapidly. Almost over a million Sri Lankans are estimated to be working abroad, and who knows what bacteria or virus they will bring with them when returning home. The country has to be prepared to tackle such eventualities. Even if the current virus passes away without much damage, one is not sure when and from where will the next virus arrive and how deadlier will it be. 

President GR came to office with security as the main focus of his agenda. Army, navy and the police cannot provide security to people from viruses and communicable diseases.  Only cutting edge medical facilities can. Without investing on such facilities, GR’s dream of ‘prosperity with splendour’ will remain just a dream. This virus is a human and economic calamity. The economic impact of Covid-19 on Sri Lanka is yet to be revealed. Does GR have an alternative rescue package to minimise the economic impact? 

Without the cooperation of the entire nation the spread of the virus cannot be controlled. Let unwanted prejudices and hatred stand on the way of tackling a universal pestilence.     

This brings us back to the issue of post-war reconciliation with and peace dividend extended to minorities. This national question, if continues to remain unresolved will debunk all good intentions and development efforts of GR and his government. Sooner they realise this fact and make some hard political decisions better for the country and its future. This is the best opportunity to do that.  

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    History will prove GOTA-2019 is the deadliest virus ever to hit Sri Lanka.

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      And its first symptom is militarization.

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          Adrian Aged 13 3/4

          Thanks for keeping it brief.
          You are doing fine.
          Keep up your good work.

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        Ajay
        Oh no I apologize didn’t know you are a world renown virus expert . Any other symptoms like flapping loose lips, inherited family decease born without Prefrontal Cortex which may seem to contribute to most of you comments .

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          Leonard,
          You are wrong. Ajay has a very developed Prefrontal Cortex, that is why he can predict far ahead. You are the one still with a large Amygdala, no rational thinking, no reasoning, very primitive. They are using so called “Sharia University” for quarantine purposes to gain political advantage. Rajapakse clan and their slave followers should realize there is something called “Natural Justice”. When it comes it doesn’t discriminate on anything or but only on ones deeds (Good or bad). I wonder how much Good Karma they have acquired. I doubt killing, abducting, giving charity to Saffron Brigade using stolen public money generate Good Karma.

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            Lilith the neurologist what’s all this to do with been a virus. Ah! I get it you are the one with rational thinking I beg you pardon. So according to you rationale thinking Ajay is expert prophet who can predict the future by using his Prefrontal Cortex . Now I’m sure in your next answer you will come out with unshakable evidence of Ajay’s past predictions that come to fruition and been documented by you.Just one will do . Look forward to Ajay’s next earth shattering new prediction from his exceptional Prefrontal Cortex and you contribution of proof.

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      Deadlier than Wahabi virus?

      Soma

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        somass

        “Deadlier than Wahabi virus?”

        Have you done any comparative studies?
        If you have could I have a copy.

        Next time around could you do a comparative study among Wahabi, Coronavirus, Rana-virus, LTTE, ……………

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          Corona virus causes curable physical illness. Send them to IDH
          Wahabi virus causes incurable mental illness. Send them to Angoda MH.

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      Travel ban exception for Chinese when China is ground zero of the epidemic shows the brain this Government has…

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        China is ground zero of the epidemic of Corona virus.
        Sharia university is ground zero of the epidemic of Wahabi virus.
        Chinese know to spread Corona virus and to eliminate Wahabi virus.

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      What a asinine comment. Would you hold to this predication if you and your whole family get infected with corona virus?

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      Dr. Ameer Ali,

      “In Sri Lanka, where the situation is largely under control, a decision by the government to pick two locations, the ‘Sharia’ University in Punani and Kandakadu Rehabilitation Centre at Sungkavil, to quarantine virus victims has provoked criticism from minority communities”

      Thanks for your article.

      Sri Lanka was lucky.Sri Lanka needs to take drastic measures now, Sri Lankan health care system, and the culture, cannot handle a COVID 19 epidemic locally. Saudi Arabia shut down Mecca and Friday prayers. Iran, shut down Qom, and Friday prayers. God can wait.Need to be alive first. May be pray from home, and it is safer. The monks, Priests and the Ulama are needed to console the living, after their kith and kin die.

      COVUF 19 has exposed the monks, the priests, Ulama and the Mullahs and in their practices and preachings.
      Sharia University or not, and the use the existing facilities to accommodate the suspected and infected, for no fault of them, is the correct decision. The USA is spreading them across different states, and the Chinese, after the initial cover up by the local authorities, took the right action. The communist party discipline helped. They did not prostrate to monks, nor listen to priests and the Ulama, “The leaches of the people”, to contain the COVID 19 virus, about 50-100 nm in size, that cannot be shot down,

      It is one’s immune system, the first line of defense. Vitamin D, C , B and zinc seem to help a little, as well as better sleep.

      Then the antivirals. And finally the vaccine, and the virus will keep mutating, and it will be a continuing battle, between the scientists and the virus.

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        Dr. Ameer Ali,

        These are extraordinary times.

        Saudi Arabia has cancelled many countries including Sri Lanka.

        US President Donald Trump has announced sweeping new travel restrictions on Europe in a bid to combat the spread of the coronavirus.

        In a televised address on Wednesday, he said all travel from Europe would be suspended for the next 30 days.

        But he said the “strong but necessary” restrictions would not apply to the UK, where 460 cases of the virus have now been confirmed.

        There are 1,135 confirmed cases of the virus across the US, with 38 deaths.

        “To keep new cases from entering our shores, we will be suspending all travel from Europe to the United States,” Mr Trump said.

        “The new rules will go into effect Friday at midnight,” he added.

        The message, stay home. Don’t infect others. Wait until the scientists, whom the Ulama, Priests and monks have been cursing for a long time, work it out,

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      Brilliant opinion piece. Thank you. As expected, Colombo’s vacuous English language print media and “liberal” commentariat are silent.

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        For Heaven’s sake, take off your raciest hat

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        The muslim community must be happy that the so-called “Sharia University” building has been chosen as a quarantine facility.
        As a Muslim I seen no problem. A building is a building, aand should be used esp. if it can be put to good community use.
        The corona virus does not hit only the majority community. So when Amir Ali writes in this the most narrow minded way possible, I am ashamed, and we see how he has forgotten the universal message of the Holy Prophet.
        Diyatalawa was already chosen as a quarantine facility and it is in the Sinhala area. Consider that the Muslims now have a chance to show that they care, and are ready to help, given that the Easter massacre was allegedly connected with this part of the country.

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          What we should criticize is Racists’ hypocrisy, until now they were critisizing this facility. The Army general giving statement as if Army built the facility and none of the so called ‘patriots’ showing gratitude to Muslims.

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          The question about Batti campus is , not only about the building ,
          it is also about choosing such an area , too far away from the
          capital where all major health centres are located with better
          facilities for emergencies. It looks like the decision was one stone
          two mangoes as far as the timing is concerned . There are enough
          Hospitals around the airport and in Gampaha District for a decent
          care for the returnees .

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      Ajay,
      Native Sinhalayo have to listen to this never ending ‘Ado~nawa’ because King Senerath saved a deadlier virus than Corona without allowing Portuguese to eliminate that from Sinhale and dumped that all over the country.

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      What stops the fear of COVID-19is evidence, that the rate of increase of infections is slowing — believable evidence,. Everywhere you would look for reassurance, for leadership, for policy action, for reliable information — all are absent. Leadership is reacting, not being Proactive.

      The same can be said about the virus, Wahhabism- Salafism, WAHAB-1975, that is spreading, and the so-called Sharia University is a direct result of that. The WAHAB-1975 virus is looking for hosts, just like COVID-19 for hosts to infect and propagate.

      Refer to Hadith of Najd.

      https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hadith_of_Najd

      Describes the WAHAB -1975 virus that broke out of Arabia, after incubation in Arabia for two centuries.

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      Please listen to the following link, we should have the kind of educated monks.
      :;
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R5HtUpJ7x3g
      .
      After late Rev. Sobitha Thero, this is the monk, I commend to be AN EXample for other monks. We should not respect Athana Methana Natana Rathana or th elike.
      :
      May this country be blessed with more of this kind of good monks.

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    This Building looks like A Shangrila .
    It must have very good Toilets , Bath Rooms , Gyms and even Swimming Pools I guess..

    Our Lankans who come come from Iran and Lebonon and UAE and Bahain and even Saudi Arabia carrying Corono19 are not toxic waste .
    They are human beings who are used to good sanitary facilities in those rich Arab Households .

    And they are there in Aircoinditined comfort only for 14 Days .
    And I am sure some of them will want to come back for a Weekend to visit Pasikuada ..

    I know this Building is owned by Hesbolla and Son Ltd .
    Wonderr who owns the Land?.

    But my gripe is with those Italian Lankans who are demanding A/C Rooms in our Shavedra Silva’s Diyatalawa Camp.

    These Italian Lankans i don’t think had even proper Toilets and Showers let alone A?C Apartments in Milano and Napoli.

    And they must be carrying the CORONO big time, with those poor sanitation in Italia..

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      K.A. Sumanasekera,

      “These Italian Lankans i don’t think had even proper Toilets and Showers let alone A?C Apartments in Milano and Napoli.”

      Be grateful, don’t insult them. They are the first ones to be at the polling booths on 16th Nov PE election to be part of ‘6.9 mil tribe’. A warm welcome with monks waiting to receive at the airport during last Nov, turned out to be somewhat ‘worm welcome’ this time, despite their fully paid full-board rooms at the brand new Sharia Hotel.

      Too sad, one guy was telling that he wasn’t given a chance to see his kids, and they are taking him to මඩකලපුව.

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    It would be useful to know the moves made by M.L.A.M. Hisbullah,with the help of a Saudi donor to establish this so-called Sharia University. This is located in the DS division of Koralai-Pattu North- VAHARAI, in a sparsely populated Tamil village known as PUNANAI, IN THE kALKUDAH electorate.

    Hisbullah also established another Muslim village known as Rethithenna, a sparsely populated sinhala village. The aforesaid areas fall under the Mahaweli.

    The idea behind this long term move is to colonise Punanai with Muslims on the pretext of a Sharia University! Besides,this would be linked up with Rethithenna which is a few kilometres away.
    This is a long term plan and eventually, this will be tied up to ODDAMAVADI, a muslim village which a a very long history.
    The next step will most probably the creation of an exclusive Muslim dominated electorate carved out of Kalkudah.

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      Kalkuddah has a very nice Beach too, just like Pasikuda.
      Hesbolla & Son have a good eye for prime Real Estate ..

      Wonder whether Hesbolla’s Son studied at the Bond Uni in Gold Coast?..

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        KASmaalam K.A. Sumanasekera

        “Hesbolla & Son have a good eye for prime Real Estate ..”

        You should confer with Basil (10%, 20%, ….) who has facts and figures about these prime lands at his fingertips.

        Hizbullah can invest in any good project, spend money and time, naturing all his projects, ……………… sadly once these projects start to bear fruits Basil knows how to grab it.

        So what this proves is the Sinhala/Buddhists noisy minority is natural born jealousy prone clever dicks, ……….. either they appropriate others wealth, or destroy them.

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          Dear Native,

          Have you got Shares in Hesbolla & Son Ltd?..

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            KASmaalam K.A. Sumanasekera

            “Have you got Shares in Hesbolla & Son Ltd?..”

            On the contrary like you he has appropriated my ancestral land.

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              Dear Native,

              You confuses me .. Mate..

              Soon after your new Idol ,Vellala Wiggy has convinced the suckers that his great great great great great Grandfather was also a Drvidian and no one else shared that Land , you are now claiming it as your Land The Native Vadda Land ..

              What is going on…

              I got a Gut feeling that you both came from Thamil Nad with those Cholas and Pandians and took our Batalanada Man’s Land by force. ?.

              Just imagine how would he have felt if he was alive today, to see you lot living as Elite with the Wahabis speaking the same Dialect, and supporting Dr Rani and his Elite Faction.

              He would have voted Pottuwa for sure..

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                KASmaalam K.A. Sumanasekera

                “You confuses me .. Mate..”

                Not really.
                I have taken it upon myself to clarify issues, small or large, difficult or simple, complicated or straightforward, …. stupid or clever, ….. in the hope that bigots, stupid, simpletons, racists, ….. Sinhala/Buddhists, Tamil/Saivaites, …. could learn one or two thing, …………………….

                In your case my efforts have gone to the dogs.
                Nevermind.

                Something useful:

                Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2019 United States Department of State https://www.state.gov/reports/2019-country-reports-on-human-rights-practices/sri-lanka/

                This song is about your mother country once upon a time.
                Andrange Oru Nadirundhadhe
                https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YD7MySkoW-0

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      Koralai-pattu looks like full 100% tamil name.

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    No Sharia in Sri Lanka Please

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      Sharia is okay as long as customized to have bars, night clubs, girl dress anything, but punish rapists, child abusers, murderers

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      Wimpy ,

      Too late Wimpy , Sharia is already in the country , all you got left
      with is , learning its arrival in this Serendib to discover Adam’s
      Peak which is still Adam’s Peak although you call it something
      else for your convenience ! Sharia , Thesa Valamai and Kandian
      law , you have to adjust yourself with them . It is so simple like
      1 2 3 ! Leave them alone , they are meant to make you comfortable
      with your lifestyle and less hassle for you . I just give you one good
      example to make it easier for you . The moment you step out of your
      house , you enter into to a territory of English law , not Buddhist or
      Sinhalese Law ! It is again just 1 2 3 or A B C !

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      Adrian Aged 13 3/4

      Thanks for keeping it brief.
      You are doing fine.
      Keep up your good work.

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      Adrian writes good comments, CT did not want us to here another side of this.

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    How about the Hospital build at Hambantota, which is just idlying without patience.

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    What is the problem with this university? I do not agree with Dr Hisbullah to some extent on this. I do not like to have such a university in this part of the world. I do not agree with him in many ways, He behaved like a dictator on this subject. Why did not he choose Colombo or some other cities to establish this university? why did he call Shariah university? did he discuss this with wider academics and community leaders before he established it.. Yet, I can not help but to laugh for sinhala modakama on this project..

    Sri Lanka badly need investment and jobs creation. Dr Hisbullah is a business minded politician. So why not Sri Lanka make use of this opportunity to get investment. all What UGC or higher education must have done is to incorporate this university into the national university system.. If Dr Hisbullah could bring that much of money to Sri Lanka, it is a fortune /// in this business world, why Sri Lankan government did not realise this.. This is utter stupidity of some people in Sri Lankan government. .. what is why I have been telling some Sinhalese leaders do not have common sense/ they do not have business minds at all. 22 million Sri Lankans suffer because of this stupidity of some Sinhalese leaders.

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      “Why did not he choose Colombo or some other cities to establish this university? “

      Same formula as Mattala Airport & Hambanthota Harbor..
      We are the first and an innovative nation that showed the world an airport can also be used for storing paddy, a university can also be a quarantine center, a sleeping harbor can still be built in the middle of world’s busiest shipping lanes…

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    Compare the situation with storing paddy at the Mattala airport. Mind you Paddy is our staple food and the producer the farmer is good to be made king it is said.But there were vehement protests.Nobody protests when meat including Beef and pork and day old live Chicken are unloaded at our airports.

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    Wouldnt Be nice accomadate them with the 225 in parliment

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      sampanthan & party would object………….

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        Thondamany

        “sampanthan & party would object………….”

        Exactly, Sampanthan & party would object to this island being transformed into a Sinhala/Buddhist fascist state, as they unrepentantly opposed the October 2018 shameless Mahinda’s fascist coup.

        Are you one of the member of the Cyril Mathew gang from Kurunegala which set fire to Jaffna Library?

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    Dr.Ameer has some concerns. But the virus cannot kill tamils and muslims alone, though some suspect it was genetically targeted

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    Sharia’ University is turned to sharing the University

    In any name sri Lanka has a facility to accomodate during immergencies we can go on sharing basis.
    Covid-19 have the art of sharing and caring. and a hub of rewarding to one constructed. GOD rewarding way for visiting the sick. God says if you want to see me visit the sick.

    O Lord, how can I visit you Did you not know that if you visited sick, you would have found me with him?

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    Ameer
    I am not a racist, are you talking of the lack of facilities at Batti, with sympathy to intended inmates of it or for the Muslim hat you are wearing.
    Where were your writing skills when Vidyodaya and Vidyalanlara Unis were made prison camps overnight. We’re you not a Sri Lanken/Ceylonese then.(I was a detainee at Vidyodaya) .
    How many schools were made into SE Asia Command HQ during WW2
    Just because some contravesial buildings are to be used for corantine purpose, you need not use the minority trump card for dirty motives.
    (Please note that a Muslim young man is my guest in our home, indeffnitly, free of everything which is a pleasure for our family. We are true anti racists by deed.

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      I refrained in naming the schools that were used by WW2 British Army, because the Partisan writers and readers with snobbish values, give undue attention, to cry for those institutions . (I had my education in one of these schools).

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      Correction
      “corantine purpose” quarantine ….

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    Does anyone have articles from a reliable news source to prove that the Al Qaeda University in Batti was transformed into a Covid rehab centre?

    Also, there is a rumour that someone infected has attended the Royal-Thomian match yesterday. Does anyone know if this is true?

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      Rtd. Lt. Reginald Shamal Perera, I thought Royals & Thomians have the innate immunity to fight Covid; not so?

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      Thomins are all Covid 19 cases anyway. Poor sods!

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    The issue coronavirus is now working by borne on globally.
    Which is not that locally born crisis of problem which accountability by majority Sinhalese-Buddhist. …Sri lankan.
    Indeed ongoing to be combat of Coronavirus has be share by not only Majority Citizens, why not that Islam or Tamil minorities of joint team work of all Lankan.

    Therefor writer is Islam ideologist claim for Muslim Region provinces of eastern part of Island.
    By his view that reflected of Eastern Province could be FREE from Coronavirus. He wanted other RACES has no right to Occupy building belongs “Eastern University of Sharia”.! This is the pattern and shape of minority mind-set was formation since after 1948 Post Independence era.
    The Muslim religion fundamentalism which including Writer claim for Autonomy region rule by Muslim laws. That is called ” Law of Sharia”.Double standard Island minorities denied basic function of that foundation of Democracy in Island. Their are anti-Establishment of extremist political forces in Island . Do they(Tamil & Muslim) are not that really having confidence of Institutions of democracy and its forces of Island .

    Well writer claim that ” rule of Muslim ” University cannot accepted VODI19 of any of Sri lankan citizens except Islam persons ; that permission only having right for occupy Only by Muslim from any Part of world . Real meaning is that only Muslim can be occupy that place. … …. “Sharia University”.
    Because that building belongs to Islam followers not only Eastern province as well as World Islam extremist .
    Even in case of Epidemic situation the WORLD that so-called state of Islam state Cannot be occupy for Sinhalese -Buddhist. My conclusion is that “Eastern University has developed around the Ten Lost Tribes!.
    What was their place in GOD’s providential history?

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    Dr. Ameer Ali has presented his argument and opinion. We need to welcome such views even though we do not endorse them. But given the comments here, even most of the buddist educated are more racial and prejudiced . They seem to be more infected with religious jealousy. The decision of taking Batti university is clear example of it. This racial virus is more deadlier than Corona. The results of it will be harming all the communities. The point is if the government is choosing some institutions including Batti one at the time of emergency, no body will object it . It is what Buddah said of jealousy of others and it is enough for the end of Sri Lanka

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      Dr. Mahes

      “We need to welcome such views even though we do not endorse them. “

      I agree.
      That is why we generally do not comment on the article itself instead we download everything that personally bother us which is unrelated to the topic in hand.

      For a change please feel free to comment on the article.

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        Dr Mahes,

        This fella called Native Veddha is a troublemaker who has something very unintelligent to say to anyone’s else’s post.

        You may ignore him Doc. There are a few other VPs like him as well.

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      Mahes
      Some are bone racists, others are by circumstances, these religions are the biggest evil of mankind (all living creatures), these religions brainwash, with their false beliefs without any proof.
      For harmony, reconciliation you can’t clap with one hand. Please read my comment earlier

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        Sisira Weragoda

        “Some are bone racists, others are by circumstances, these religions are the biggest evil of mankind (all living creatures),”

        How about public racist Anagarika Homeless Dharmapala’s Sinhala/Buddhism or Gota’s Sinhala/Buddhist Fascism?

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    Ameer Ali has written a full 100% Racist article. Of Ameer Ali says, instead of the empty two buildings owned by the govt, managed by the Sinhala army, are not suitable and should have not taken because, one is in the middle of muslims or has a name of a muslims and the other is abandoned rehabilitation but is located in a so called Tamil area.
    IF exactly, what Ameer ali saying is emphasized the best place is Colombo because it is mostly tamils and muslims. anyway, sinhala Army manages these two places byt not by Tamils or muslims.
    COVID -19 is not a deadly virus. viruses are less than TWO NANO METERS IN DIAMETER. sO, IF THE AIR IS FILTERED VIA A HVAC FILTER FILTERING LESS THAN 2 NM PARTICLES. PARTICULARLY THAT BUS AS WELL AS THE ROOMS OCCUPIED BY THOSE C SUSPECTED PATIENTS MUST BE USED LIKE THAT.
    Still, that virus doe snot have a vacine developed for that because of that there is a fatality rate of about 5% or less.
    Ameer ali article is very racist
    Even though the Two buildings are in Tamil and Muslims areas respectively, they must be govt buildings. Hisbullah can not use politicians corruptness and open muslims only sharia universities which will eventual would produce terrorists required for the Asian region. Opening of the sinhala village should be to avoid racist accusations. Even though the two buildings are in non-sinhala areas, those are looked after by Sinhala boys from villages.
    Another point is Covid -19 is infected easily and mostly to those who eat animal meat and sea food, I think, sea food coming from very polluted seas.

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    I don’t know what is on GR’s mind, whether it is something like Amir thought or not. But a fast decision to open a good quarantine centre and using an idling place for that is commendable.

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    Ameer Ali: The very first, observation center for suspected Covid-19 was in Diyathalawa and is amon Sinhala people mostly Army. Tell us that you are not a Racist living overseas ?

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    Sri Lankan minorities have a very huge SUPERIORITY COMPLEX. They talk of democracy, reconciliation and their right to reside anywhere in sri Lanka, and simply they say native people just shut up, it is democracy and we want to live the way we want. At the same time, they believe that there are minority specific areas, minority requirements must over ride those of the majority, and there are many other things that they can do at the expense of the majority. Some one had to teach minorities that their specific place in the society becuase they can go to their own countries or to very democratic western countries but they won’t be able to play the same drama as they want.

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    “President GR came to office with security as the main focus of his agenda.” Goat-ah was propelled to office by the blessings of the saffron robed cheevara clad “maaanasika roagiya’s” (mental patients). The entire Mahanayake pimpiya’s were the clan that drilled the misinformation and plotted and mastered the racial divisions that you Dr. Ali call “security”. No worries Dr. Ali. I think Trump said it best when he farted as usual from his mouth that as the “heat” increases, the virus will be quelled or go away. for us, what I punned as “heat”is none other than the international isolation of this tyrannical administration. “Hiler kennek hondhai nei” (Hitler is good for the country no!) said one saffron robed Chimpanzee while other cheevara monkies applauded the other packs leaders humiliating accolades of Goata and the Rajapakha clan. Sharia university is not in “abort” mode but rather in auto pilot mode until the cesspit (not cockpit) governed by the ‘cocker’ bullshitters take a nose dive and plunges in a free fall to her crash. When this debacle happens, GR’s rescue package may be an ejecting seat or the parachute that will not open at the ‘height’ of his STUPIDITY and ARROGANCE. No need of COVID19 to die! Death will come from inside and from within the family.

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      Condemned liza:pricelss so much hattred why ? Is your life a HELL ?

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      CondemnedLizaPriceless,
      “Goat-ah was propelled to office by the blessings of the saffron robed cheevara clad “maaanasika roagiya’s” (mental patients). The entire Mahanayake pimpiya’s “

      This is a Sinhala Buddhist Country where people respect Monks because of the role they played in the past and now to save Native Sinhalayo from ‘Para’ BPs. So, f-off without insulting Buddhist monks.

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        Eagle Eye, Sorry to jump in.

        “Native Sinhalayo”: I was so confused to an extent I googled, “who are non-native Sinhalayo”. Then I realized it’s an overemphasis thing. You don’t do any good to Sinhalese by this, it just weakens the argument.

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    Very good strategy by Gota’s government to reduce minority population Why can’t they have the retention center at Kambantotal Airport which is used to store rice bags

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    Direct flights arriving from high risk cities to Matthala Airport and quarantine the passangers at Humbantthota conference centre. Rent a passangers ship and keep some in Hamabanthota Harbour. In that way passangers are subjected to minimum hazzle and shorter transit time

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    Indeed Muslim are Religious minded by fundamentally an extremist of that pseudo-religion.It is currentely bilind line of views which followed of teaching guided by Quran’s base theologies.
    By teaching of that deficit of Islamism in modern science did not simply discredit teaching of Prophet Muhammad, which worldview and its outlook. Pheraphs in increasingly that rapid development of scientific knowledge meant that it disproved its own existence theories the “God Great” have been replaced them by with better knowledge of rational theories.

    An Islamism has been proposed that the unorthodixies ,often irrational and something spiritual beliefs arising from pseudo-religion for the traditional fundamental of religion of Islam. by mode of Extremism ?

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    This Amir Ali has at last shown his true colours and shown hi sutter petty-mindedness in arguing that using the “Sharia” University buildings that are lying in Limbo must not be used for cornoa virus patients because it is in a minority region.
    The Sinhalese have bared the brunt of it, with the most serious cases in the IDH in Mullariyawa, and also in Diyatalawaand other places manned by the army
    Does he think that the corona virus does not attack the muslims?

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    Pon Kulendran.

    Pray,where on earth is Kambantotal Airport?

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    “Covid-19? I was not in the loop no, so vut to do?” – Ranil

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    muslims like ameer ali are worst than the virus. They are cancer to society. politicizing a virus is like the worst you can do right now.

    Honest to Allah, why don’t rational muslims disown these morons.
    viruses dont discriminate you ignoramus.

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