17 October, 2017

‘Sinha Le’ Hate Campaign Must Be Dealt With By New Law: NPC

All manifestations of hate speech must be banned by law and ‘Sinha Le‘ hate campaign must be dealt with by a new legislation, says the National Peace Council.

Issuing statement today the National Peace Council said; “The sudden display of “Sinha Le” posters and stickers in public places, private motor vehicles including buses and three wheelers, and on social media, gives the appearance of being part of an organized political campaign that seeks to exploit nationalist emotions. The term “Sinhale” was used during the period of Western colonial invasion that began in the 16th century to represent that part of the country that remained free of colonial rule. However, today it being given the meaning of “Sinhala blood” by being broken into two parts as “Sinha Le” with the second part being depicted in red. While the word “Sinhale” is part of the country’s historical tradition, its current usage through posters, sticker, social media and on properties of ethnic and religious minorities is a form of severe intimidation to them. When these words are spray painted on their properties it constitutes hate speech which is prohibited in international law to which Sri Lanka is signatory.

Sinha le“The National Peace Council is mindful of the aggressive campaign against the ethnic and religious minorities, in particular the Muslims in the period immediately prior to 2015. In some instances it resulted in extreme violence where sections of towns were subjected to arson attacks. This hate campaign was led by Buddhist clergy belonging to the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) and supported by a section of the former government, which ensured that they obtained impunity. However, racism and intolerance based on blood ties are not part of the Buddhist ethos. Therefore the motivating force behind the “Sinhale” campaign has to be partisan politics that seeks to use narrow ethnic nationalism to its advantage.

“NPC holds that it is the role of the government to maintain peace between individuals, and that this is a key role of the State. The State must act to prevent hate speech as it provokes violence. Society cannot tolerate hate speech on the ground of free speech. Hate speech is speech that offends, threatens, or insults groups, based on race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or other trait. We may have ideas of hate but cannot express them because they offend other people who are the victims of such speech. We understand the need to tread carefully on the banning of hate speech as it can be used to stymie legitimate political opinion. The Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Bill and the Penal Code (Amendment) Bill which were proposed to ban hate speech were withdrawn, due to public protests as key provisions in them were drawn from the draconian Prevention of Terrorism Act.

“NPC emphasizes the need for new legislation as the “Sinhale” campaign demonstrates intolerance and denial of the rights of religious minorities and could potentially lead to violence and disrupt the building of a tolerant and peaceful society, if not nipped in the bud forthwith. There are currently a number of different religious and inter-religious efforts that are attempting to create and promote post-war reconciliation in Sri Lanka. Religious groups could spread the message of peace in effective and sustainable ways. In addition to tackling this problem of hate speech by means of legislation, inter-religious initiatives which aim to bridge ethno-religious divides and establish a discourse of understanding will provide concrete evidence that the national commitment to reconciliation is strong.”

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  • 46
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    Never mind the silly horse-play at harmless music festivals.

    Come Mr President, this is where we need you and your maduvalige. To whip the bastards who are spreading hatred and discontent among your people.

    Truth to tell, Mr Pres, you won’t need that whip if the forces of Law and Order did their job properly and in time.

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      Will he do it for fear of loss of votes? I doubt it.

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      Oh dear Old Spring has got a 14 to 0 approval rating ! Seems the old buck is still full of life , raring to go with maduvalige and all!!

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      Hey Why preventing free speech,

      These stuffs will not prevail

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      If the Muslim woman shows their Identity by wearing the Burka and men wearing the white hat, why cannot the innocent poor Sinhalese man shows his identity by just pasting this sticker, remember this is a Sinhala Buddhist country. If the Muslims want to wear the Burkha they can wear in Arab countries not in Sri Lanka.

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        Gemunu Weeraya
        Gemunu Weeraya

        Oh the Sinhalese have many identities, the most striking identities are their comb on the Konda, Aryan Amude, redda and hatte, half raised sarong, mul anduma – dadimunda, pachcha wadama, gindangi tuppoti, ….. Please refer to ‘Vijayantatantra’ for more items of identities.

        “remember this is a Sinhala Buddhist country.”

        I beg your pardon, I do not remember.

        Since when and who declared this island to be so?

        This is an island of Veddahs and will remain so for the next 2500 years. Go found your Sinhala/Buddhist country in North South India, not here.

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          The Sri Lankan Govt. should ban the Burka or boorkha a traditional Arab Muslim dress or black Gonibilla dresses which is sprouting all over the country like mushrooms. The Muslims should follow the Sri Lankan rules and tradition to live amicably with others.

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            Gemunu Weeraya

            How about Sri Lankan government banning all foreign clothes such as trousers, shirts, t-shirts, jeans, saree, salwar kameez,churidar, shirts, bra, vest, mini skirts, maxi, midi, slip dresses, Vesti, party dresses, gowns, panties, men briefs, G-strings, ….. sarong, nilame aduma, udarata mul Anduma (Nayaka designs from Madurai) …………. Aryan Amude, redda and hatte, ………. sherwani?

            Why don’t you start wearing amude if you are too keen to ban foreign clothes?

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              The UK banned the Gonibilla dresses yesterday and now the Sri Lankan Govt. should ban this dress. If Native Vedda want to wear his Muslim dress he can wear it in any Arab countries.

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                Gemunu Weeraya

                “The UK banned the Gonibilla dresses yesterday”

                Really, could you cite the link.

                “If Native Vedda want to wear his Muslim dress he can wear it in any Arab countries.”

                Please stop telling us what we should do or shouldn’t do,

                If necessary, I can select anything from a range of clothes. Is it too much to ask you to mind your own business?

                Sri Lanka should ban all foreign clothes such as trousers, shirts, t-shirts, jeans, saree, salwar kameez,churidar, shirts, bra, vest, mini skirts, maxi, midi, slip dresses, Vesti, party dresses, gowns, panties, men briefs, G-strings, ….. sarong, nilame aduma, udarata mul Anduma (Nayaka designs from Madurai) …………. Aryan Amude, redda and hatte, ………. sherwani?

                You don’t mind scantily dressed women bathing in their bikini? You love it don’t you. What do you do while peeping through the bush?

          • 1
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            If srilankens should react that way, entire world should go for that.. ?

            What an idiot-pervert you should be to come with the kind of statement ?
            Are u born idiot or what ?

            Please let the law makers do their job accordingly .. teaching you guys the right and wrong.. at least now you guys should have to change your attitudes.. this country belong not ONLY us buddhists, but also muslims, tamil hindus, and other relgious srilankens… besides, talkin about peace and doing nothing has been the case with you guys.. do something….. at least today.. no late yet..

            Calling you Gamunu but doing the other way around can bring us all confused.. ballige putha would be a match for your kind of men.. please use that term.. born ballige puthas are given a life by Rajapakshe and thugs during the last 10 years.::

            We dont need any kind of conflicts any more.. war driven held for 30 years almost killed us all. I still remember the days how difficulties we faced due to the war… how our airports were burnt down.. how our people went lost.. went missing..

            Man, wake up.. just behave you as a global srilanken person… for a period not more than 80 years.. why to fight each other for pitty gains. Buddhas MY3 VISION.. can turn your kind of guys to good. for sure. Just hang on SRILANKEN uncivilized so called ” SINHALA BUDDDHIST” cant bring you anywhere. We are too srilankens (sinhalae) but not in the same category – we put us in…. for me.. you just need to be a human being that is it.. even my dog and cat are better civilized than you guys.. that spread bannars on SINHALES or Balu le.

        • 0
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          Well said!

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          Native Vedda is a Muslim :)
          he is very extreme about Islam :) like 90% of his Muslim followers
          no Tamils or Christians are concern about Sinha Le

          all paper articles and web comments are by Islam people against Sinha Le
          why is that ?

          how many 3wheel have “Allah is the only god” slogan for past many years ?
          how many vehicles have Arabic slogans praising Islam race all these year,.
          not think why Islam is offending others to praise their wish full identity :)

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            Best is to enforce laws against any kind of violent public statments.
            Basta.

            I am sinhalese and totally against the SINHALE campaign.
            Those who are behind that should replace their blood with DOGs blood.

            Else, I cant understand why the buggers behave this way. Spreading the kind of blood stories.

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          You got your history confused. This is technically not a Sinhalese country.

      • 3
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        OMG you are so full of sh**! How many millenia are you planning to milk this sinhala buddhist sentiment?

      • 0
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        What a load of crock!

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      I have no doubt those are active with SINHALE campaign should have DOGs blood.

      Please nurse and medical community of the country, please check that… so that we can really know these men are dogs though born in human bodies.

      The kind of idiots can only lead this country to even amore hell.

    • 1
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      You cannot prevent racism by restricting free speech. As long as people express their xenophobia/anger for prevailing system through words we have a chance to understand mindset / ideology and act upon it. but if we prevent free speech these people resort to other means.

      Society always has racists and xenophobic people. As a modern democratic society we should encourage them to speak there mind. if we do not do that they will resort to violence mean.Good example is US where people can says whatever they wont

      Real danger to democracy coming from self righteous people who ask to suppress others voice(bigotry or not ) and think they are always correct.

      Let racist talk about Sinhala le, Eelam or Srilasthan

      Peoples with principles and true respect to democracy will stand up to these by presenting counter arguments not by asking government to suppress others voice

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        “Society always has racists and xenophobic people. As a modern democratic society we should encourage them to speak there mind. if we do not do that they will resort to violence mean.Good example is US where people can says whatever they wont “

        Bravo! My thoughts exactly. Once again the Sri Lankan view that all other views should be suppressed by laws or other means is rearing its uglyhead.

        Note the other persons spreading so called hate speech in the country what about them?

  • 9
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    Horsewhipping, hate speech laws, or online rants will not change the fact that most of our people are selfish racists (although not unlike anywhere else in the world). Only education (and stopping the spread of militant Islam) will prevent this.

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    Absolutely, Nip it in the Bud, If SL and The Srilankans needed to see a bright future and be recognised in the world this silly juvenile mentality should be erased without trace soon and sooner the better.
    Mainly the village halfwits have been fooled by the Racist elements.
    When SL puts one foot forward with a positive note the oppositions always brings the Racial card and SL moves several stepps backward.
    There’s no future for Our Srilanka as long as these spoilers comes out.
    The present government can stop this Racism once and for all if they have the will power unless they also dance to the tune , there is no future for ordinary Srilankans.
    What will be expected from a corrupt nation , other than to remain a third world country in the world to be shunned by the First and the Second world countries.
    Shameful to say I come from Srilanka let alone Sinha le . Time to call Srilanka ,CEYLON or something else.
    As long as likes of GLP,, HLDM, DJ, MR, GR around this country will remain a PARIAH STATE.

    .

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      You cannot prevent racism by restricting free speech. As long as people express their xenophobia/anger for prevailing system through words we have a chance to understand mindset / ideology and act upon it. but if we prevent free speech these people resort to other means.

      Society always have racists and xenophobic people. As a modern democratic society we should encourage them to speak there mind. if we do not do that they will resort to violence mean.Good example is US where people can says whatever they wont

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    why only Sinhele , what about all those Muslim “gorabillas” popping up every where in sri lanka , scared to look at them when it is 30 degree hot and , them coving with fully black attire, ban those first to stop Sinhalese. and all those Christians converting hungry sinhalese and Tamils to Christianity after feeding them , where is the Justice ???

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      The Muslim women in burka ae asserting their Muslim identity. That is quite okay. But it is not okay for a Sinhalese to assert his identity!

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        Where is the comparison in this? They are simply wearing something. Not promoting racism. Who’s stopping you from wearing whatever you want or ogling at women in skimpy clothes. Sinhalese woman wearing clothes belonging to Western Christian countries r even throwing their bras at Latino singers don’t seem to bother you?

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      “Racism will never end as long as the majority calls the minority Demalayas, Thambiyas and Marakkalayas
      Racism Will never end as long we say this is ours not yours
      Racism will never end if people use the Saffron Robe as the symbol of might
      Racism will never end if people still think like sub humans and animals
      Racism will never end as long as those who don’t respect the others
      BUT I DON’T CARE, SO LONG AS I come from human blood with respect to others I’m fine!”

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        Hey there is another part

        Racism never end until thamil think there is Tamil homeland here. and more over if all the minority have our vs others mentality

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          lipwe

          “Racism never end until thamil think there is Tamil homeland here. and more over if all the minority have our vs others mentality”

          The Sinhala/Buddhists believe being majority has the right to build an exclusive Sinhala/Buddhist ghetto in this land of Veddahs.

          Why don’t you take your Tamil brethren and go back to South India, settle there and built your nasty little respective ghettos?

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    Sinhale is what Sri Lanka was called prior to colonial conquest. Those who are trying to project Sinhale as a racist project are confused between racism and nationality. TNA is a racist organisation because it is pinning their policies on Tamil race. Muslim Congress is a racist organisation because it is pinning their policies on Muslim race. Sinhale is what Sri Lanka was called as in ancient time. It is not referring to any race or religion. It is the bigots of the current government that want to project Sinhale as a racist concept. To call the word Sinhale racist is pushing it too far causing unnecessary anger in the larger society. As Sri Lankans we should be proud to call ourself Sinhale that is one way to unite this country. If any one listen to whining Wiggie or wailing Sambanthan they will understand where the problem is. For example Germans speak German is it not to say that their are no minorities in that country. Tamils and Muslims should learn to integrate into larger society. If they can learn English and take citizenship in canada and fund Tambi to kill people they also should learn a little bit of Sinhala so they can cohabit in this country. So Wigneswaran without being a jack ass learn a bit of Sinhala so you can read the letters that come from Sinhala speaking people. And be great full when Thambi was killing and maiming people you were presiding cases as a judge in cozy comfort of Sinhala people.

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      Patriot,

      Its ‘Sinha Le’, not ‘Sinhale’.
      So it is a campaign by some against anyone who is not Sinhalese, for whatever
      stupid reason, known to them.

      So your arguments remind one of ‘koheda yanne? Malle pol’

      • 18
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        I don’t even know why everyone is hyped up about this dirty uncivilised slogan created by Modayas from the villages.
        They have no brains and illiterate get carried away at the drop of a hat,
        This country with 60% of ILLITERATES there’s no recovery .
        The government was ashamed of the Bra throwing saga at the music concert and was reprimanded by the President , what about this lunatic acts of the illiterates fanning Racism.
        Does the President has guts to stop this mayhem??

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      Patriot the pathetic

      “Sinhale is what Sri Lanka was called prior to colonial conquest.”

      Please cite reference.

      Since when this island was called Sinhale?

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        Sinhale is what Sri Lanka was called prior to colonial conquest.”

        MODA veddha:

        Go and talk to villagers and understand yourself, you donkey.

        That is authentic and not from a peer reviewed journal.

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          Jim softy Dimwit

          “Sinhale is what Sri Lanka was called prior to colonial conquest.”

          “That is authentic and not from a peer reviewed journal.”

          Good

          Please cite references.

          Since when this island was called Sinhale?

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            @NV. Which history? Which Sinhale?? Are we day dreaming here? In the world of Jimsoftly and of Patriot they called it SUCH by their ancient devil/ grease Yakka worshipping Sinhale ancestors.
            In the same belief that they were born / crossed between an Animal and a Human. What kind of jokers. ??Surprisingly they were not born with 4 LEGS and MULTIPLE TITS. Hence the result would have been disastrous.
            These are the results of the clever politicians brainwashing the masses ( idiots) Good one A Lion and a A human set up house in the jungle?? Of Mahiyangana???

            Take their knowledge with a pinch of salt. HALF ANIMAL HALF HUMAN ££ jokers of the world.
            Oops keep it a secret, if the world media gets the story we will be the laughing stock. I am cringing here the thought of it.

            OMG!!!

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            Native Vedda is a Muslim :)
            he is very extreme about Islam :) like 90% of his Muslim followers
            no Tamils or Christians are concern about Sinha Le

            all paper articles and web comments are by Islam people against Sinha Le
            why is that ?

            how many 3wheel have “Allah is the only god” slogan for past many years ?
            how many vehicles have Arabic slogans praising Islam race all these year,.
            not think why Islam is offending others to praise their wish full identity :)

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      Sinha-Le sticker clearly means lion blood flowing in their veins.

      What is there to be proud of claiming to be a sub-human (semi- beast), a product of bestiality? With ‘Sinha-Le’ or lion blood only Veterinary doctors can examine them.

      There is nothing to be brave of being a Lion. The male lion is a lazy animal, it is the lioness who goes hunting, risking its life to bring home the food. No wonder the Sinhala men do the same, send their women to the Mid-East to earn the daily bread.

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      Then why is “Ley” in red?

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        Then the Sinha is in yellow representing the yellow streak down their spines. I am amazed this bullcrap has been taken so seriously. This type of flagwaving does not display any superiority but expose plain stupidity. It will die a natural death when the proponents realise they are making no headway and was a waste of time and effort.

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      Patriot with a parrot brain,

      “learn a bit of Sinhala so you can read the letters that come from Sinhala speaking people”

      Why should the people in the Tamil speaking North & East learn Sinhala? English is an international language that everybody need to improve their knowledge and for employment abroad. Tamil is a language spoken in several parts of the world from West to East. Even if you go to the mid-east without any knowledge of English, you can still survive if you know Tamil. Sinhala is only spoken in some parts of Sri Lanka. What is the advantage of learning a language that is good for nothing? Speak to Sinhala people for what?

      “Sinhale is what Sri Lanka was called prior to colonial conquest.”

      Can you please cite evidence to prove this?

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      Patriot,

      “Sinhale is what Sri Lanka was called prior to colonial conquest.”

      I labelled you an idiot on another threat and you do really live up to my expectations! Can you substantiate the above nonsense with facts? Please do not tell me that mahavamsa says so!

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        Burning Issue

        Even the Mahavamsa does not say “Sinhale is what Sri Lanka was called”. Mahavamsa calls Sri Lanka as Lanka Dveepa and NOT Sinhale.

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    Oh so very go’dey

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    Is this the same NPC which busted its balls to save Pirahaparan from Nanthikadal?.

    Or is this a new Yahapalana NPC?..

    Don’t we have Thamile Arasa kittu and Muslimle Council looking after their respective ethnicities.?.

    Isn’t it about time our Dalits also come up with something to look after their ethnics too,

    Our Sinhale Buddhists now have only one camp,

    That is the Dalit camp, after the Politikkas who made it to the top on their backs, joined the Elite and sacrificed the Sinhala Buddhists to Foreign Wolves.

    Isn’t that a good reason for the SinhaLes to have a new grouping to gather around and try to save what ever they have earned since Nanthikadal?..

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    For the sake of peace and security of this country, the new government MUST nip this in the blood.
    It does not bode well for unity in this nation. Find the culprits who are behind this and make sure they are dealt with under the laws of this nation. We do not want anymore blood shed. We had enough of it.

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      Manel

      “For the sake of peace and security of this country, the new government MUST nip this in the blood.”

      It is not realistically possible to nip it in the blood.

      However, it is possible to pump Sinha le out of each person and transfuse human blood. A person on average needs only 8 pints.

      If in shortage blood can be imported from China, Dragon le or from India Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris), le.

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    @Arjuna We all preach about Sri Lanka being a country having freedom, and we criticize Arab countries for their stringent rules. And here you are refering to denying people their right to wear what they want? So what if they want to cover themselves in a black attire in 40 degree heat, its their choice-and our President would be happy since he doesnt want to allow people to walk naked on the streets.

    But on a serious note, if any such person uses the black attire to commit a crime, or if an evangelical church takes advantage of the hunger of an innocent being-take action against them. But it isnt right to attack all for the wrongdoings of a few. Just like BBS’s views are not representative of the entire population, the actions of a few trouble makers doesnt make all Muslims and Christians culpable.

    Look around, all our neighbours are surging ahead in economic progress. Only we are happy finding news ways to stay in the past.

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    Very confusing – what singha-Le modias want. A unified srilanka or a devided srilanka – Why can’t educated Singhalese explain to these modias – most probably they are drank with MR brand kasipu. India has to become smarter like Russia in handling north issue.

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    Oh well, I am Sinhala (and Buddhist too) but like all these people blindly doing this new fashion Sinha-Le stuff, we can’t live without so many items that were never invented with the Sinha-le brains but by the brains of the Suddhas: We want Facebook and YouTube, and the Internet and email. We want American iPhones, we want other cell phones (all phones are western inventions), and Japanese bikes or cars and Indian three-wheelers, and the sudda’s kalisam (preferably American jeans), baseball caps, Russian vodka, Indian parippu, Hindi movies, and that national mania – cricket, that game invented by the Englishman. Yes, we all want those non-Sinha-le stuff…the whole gamut. But all day long we mouth “Sinha-Le”.

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      This is the reason why I call, these majorities that just get caught to any kind of culprit camapaigns of narrow minded selfish politicians are hay eating stupid folks.
      But the current rulers can feed them with facts about the realiteis of the day.
      Defeated meeharaka will seek any kind of devious ways to stand on the wa SINCE entire world and the majority peace loving folks within the country. If they really love BUDDHISM- which is non violent philosophy, sinhale or balule would not bring us to permenant peace.

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    In USA KKK is operates as a legal party whether you like it or not. Why these guys express what they believe in. Dont Tamils and Muslims doing it too. If you gonna ban them we better ban SLMC and TNA as well? If you want counter them counter their ideology. You can not stop a ideology just by banning them.

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      Tharaka

      “Dont Tamils and Muslims doing it too. If you gonna ban them we better ban SLMC and TNA as well?”

      Do the Tamils tattoo Puli Le (Tiger Le, Kottiya le) on their hands, forehead and bum?

      Do the Muslims tattoo Ottaham le (Camel Le, جمل le, ඔටුවා le) on their hands, forehead and bum?

      If you see them bearing those tattoos please do ban them. I will be right behind you.

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    The bloodthirsty Sri Lankan Buddhist Sinhala people are braying for blood after the shock and horror of ending the LTTE brought undue pressure from international circles to curb violence. This means our historical thirst for blood against the Tamils must wait for a later date. In the meantime the bloodlust needs an outlet. So the Muslims and Christians are the new easy targets. The Sinha Le campaign is specifically aimed at Muslims. Coming colours no good for the Muslims in Sri Lanka. BBS and other affiliated racist organisations are behind this new campaign.

    While newly self-crowned King Parakramabahu Sirisena is revelling in his new apparition MARA is up to his usual self – creating havoc to proclaim himself the Sinhala king again.

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    [Edited out] Please avoid typing all capitalized comments – CT

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    All this brings the question, who painted the walls Sinhaley? – is it related to sticker compaign or different? Why isn’t this incident investigated by current govt? Or is it advocating that? I haven’t seen a single communique nor any news to the effect this is investigated. Maybe kids have fun?

    As someone who saw these graffitt first hand I can tell you there are enough CCTV cameras in the area, should they want to investigate and till last week end no had even visited to collect the footage and migjt be late now. Also makes you wonder if state had any hand in it given the utter silence.

    So all in all govt and Sirisena is not all all worried about this spray-art incident unlike the bras :)

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    No need for new laws – IS will be here before you know it – and then you cant start the fire and complain about the sparks

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    According to the theory of evolution mankind evolved from the Monkey.and not sinhaya—lion.
    SO LET US CALL IT MONKEY LE

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    I simply boycott the Tuk-Tuk service from racist pigs who proudly display ‘Bloody Le’ symbol for purely racist agenda of Rajapakse regime!
    I’m happy in a way my quid doesn’t go to wrong hands!!!
    Let it be there!!!!

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    Sinha LE should crush the ambitions of para tamils and muslims

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      baludeen

      “Sinha LE should crush the ambitions of para tamils and muslims “

      Thanks for your generous typing.

      Let me get this right. Are you saying that this island should be flooded with Lion blood to selectively drown Tamils and Muslims?

      Its a good idea.

      Watch out, IFAW, RSPCA, Blue Cross, The Born Free Foundation, PETA, WWF, and numerous other animal protection charities will come after you.

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    I think the Peace Forum had better note that we cannot have everything. We can have racist speech and no violence or we can have supression of racist speech and violence. At least let people speak their racist mind and answer them with reason.

    After all these are the same people who expect our cricket team to win every match. They are entitled to their opinion as I recall it was a Human Right.

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    But of course We Thamizh this and We Thamizh that is perfectly OK :D We Thamizh need to grow a collective spine and stop howling in terror whenever we get a whiff of Sinhalam BO :D

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      Wee Thamihz Siva Sankaran Sarma Menon

      Welcome back.

      There was another Siva Sankaran Sarma impersonating you in this forum.

      Because he sounded bit intelligent I had to ward him/her off from this forum.

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    My dog would not even feel the way you do – since, he is friendly to anyone regardless of colour, race, or anything else. Only things he expects you to be kind and treat him equal. Greetings from my Dog to SSS – SIVA SANKARA KARMA::

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    How is this “Sinhale” slogan a hate crime?

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      It is Sinhala ISIS. BBS is ISIL.

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    Tha hindus and christians have no problem on this slogan. It doesn’t affect them at all. Hindus, Christians and Buddhists are living together in unity. So we all can come to an collective agreement on who has major issues.

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    These poor people are being fooled by some corrupt Politicians to be used as expendable cannon fodder for the Rajapaksas to hide behind and to try and escape punishment for their crimes.

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    It is a very good poster and a very good slogan. Sinha – le, or better still Sinha – Lay. This is something that the Sinhala nation celebrates – or has it given up celebrating it? It is stuck on flag of the Sinhala State that flies at the United Nations Organization, for all the world to see. Oh yes we worship that ancient original Sinha – Lay without which we would not be here today.

    So what is the hate speech involved? What has the great Sinha – Lay that we celebrate got to do with the BBS and its anti minority antics that are funded by you know who?

    Get a life of your own and just let us celebrate our great Sinha – Lay. And what about the Dema – Lay? are you going to ban that too? Stop peacing around and go get your own Lay. It will be much better for us all that way. OK?

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    Yes Politics is destroying Buddhism. It is best that religions don’t get mixed up with politics. Why are educated Buddhists not coming forward and standing up to BBS and Sinha Le? Tell the people why it’s wrong and help them become better human beings.

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