23 September, 2020

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Sri Lanka Stalls On Key Pledges: HRW

The Sri Lankan government stalled on its key pledges to provide justice for conflict-related violations and strengthen human rights protections, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2018. The government took some steps in 2017 to reduce restrictions on speech and assembly, but there was little progress on transitional justice initiatives agreed to at the United Nations Human Rights Council in 2015.

Meenakshi Ganguly

In the 643-page World Report, its 28th edition, Human Rights Watch reviews human rights practices in more than 90 countries. In his introductory essay, Executive Director Kenneth Roth writes that political leaders willing to stand up for human rights principles showed that it is possible to limit authoritarian populist agendas. When combined with mobilized publics and effective multilateral actors, these leaders demonstrated that the rise of anti-rights governments is not inevitable.

“Victims of abuses who struggled for years seeking justice finally had a moment of hope two years ago when Sri Lanka pledged to the UN to take action,” said Meenakshi Ganguly, South Asia director. “Since then, victims have received many words but little action. The government needs to put a timetable in place for meeting its pledges to the world and to the Sri Lankan people.”

In October 2015, the Sri Lankan government agreed to a consensus resolution at the UN Human Rights Council to establish four pillars of transitional justice. While it conducted national consultations on issues around the resolution, the government has since failed to act on the recommendations. In July 2017, the government announced after many delays and setbacks that it would operationalize an Office on Missing Persons. But there was no meaningful progress during the year on the other three justice mechanisms, most notably a judicial mechanism to prosecute those responsible on all sides for grave crimes committed during the country’s civil war.

The government’s pledge to repeal the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA), which was used both during and after the civil war to detain terrorism suspects for years without charge or access to counsel, also languished. In the last couple of years, the government under President Maithripala Sirisena released many of those long detained under the PTA, but offered no reparations or apologies to those arbitrarily held.

The government has yet to take meaningful steps to reform laws criminalizing same-sex relations. Muslim women campaigned for amendments to discriminatory marriage laws.

In March 2018, Sri Lanka will appear before the Human Rights Council for an interim report by the high commissioner for human rights. UN member countries should press strongly for the government to deliver on its commitments to its population and the UN. (HRW) 

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    Sri Lankans are the world’s biggest and most shameless liars. This condition is incurable. This is the way it will be forever because it is all in the genes!

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      Estate labourer

      There’s no scientific base for your argument, please quote sources to prove that there’s a gene responsible for telling lies.

      As a matter of fact there’re shameless liars, in SL for eg. almost all the politicians mainly RW & his buddies.

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        Real Revolutionist

        ” There’s no scientific base for your argument , please quote sources to prove there’s a gene responsible for telling lies”

        Why not ? The proof of the pudding is the ” Mish Mash ” genes of the inhabitants of the Apeh Aanduwe!!
        Combination of genes from the Portugese , Dutch, Malays, Indians and other .
        The present day Srilankans are of the products / remnants / Descendents from those seeds planted by the Missionarys and the Merchants, not forgetting the Mercenaries too from Africa.
        Those who hide behind the Apeh Aanduwe are really living in a Fantasy Land with
        GeneS from the Yester Years of Invaders are the SINHALA BAUDDHA FANATICS !!
        All are of MISH MASH MODAYAS.
        GREED , RACISM AND LIES ARE IN THE GENES OF THIS MISH MASH RACE .

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      You just said what i really wanted to say.Thank you.

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      Meenakshy Ganguly of HRW
      Long suffering Tamils have seen and heard Reports of the nature from HRW for the last 70 years.
      If there’s a will there’s a way . What’s the purpose of these Reports ??
      Wasting the Funds in the name of these people.
      Have you really gone to see these people nor spoken to these people? No.
      CT comes up with these nonsensical Reports with the pictures of these so called
      ” Do Gooders” , we get Nonsensical comments from the Racist Donkeys as below .
      That’s the END of the so called Reports. The Racist elements will venge their Racism against these Reports as usual.
      Come on lady ! Please do something positive for these people who are still suffering in silence.

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      So much for Yahapalanaya especially the so called responsible, unbiased UNP since thats what a bunch “experts” here refer to the UNP as. SLFP can be thrown out as biased or racists but what about the UNP? Some green-goblins over here hail RW like some masiah. Seriously, what has Yahapalanaya, that means both UNP and SLFP, that means both RW and MS have done to address the problems faced by the Tamil people especially the North. Where is the justice? No serious constitutional reforms, no investigations into alleged war-crimes, not even a proper Truth and Reconcilliation commision! Tens of thousands of grieving parents, siblings, spouses, children still don’t know what happened to the loved ones. Simply nothing. Seriously, what have these clowns done?

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        so unbiased means pandering LTTE rump and Tamil nationalists?
        This so called whole justice saga is because ‘highly intelligent Tamils’ were defeated by the ‘stupid sinhalese’………..so their ethnic egos were damaged…..and of course the Norwegians were defeated by R brothers fair and square. So but hur++ fellows cant bear…

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      CT and Yasmin still riding the White Van, Must be due a MOT Re test by now Surely. I see Google has been the latest rights violation accused

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    HRW- These are USA government arms. International laws should be brought and strengthened to prevent powerful countries to create FAKE int. organs and use it as political tools….

    Well gunguly, if we are to give justice we have to bring solheim and norwegian club here and punish them

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      These people don’t know how to appreciate what was given. Srilanka cannot give anymore. This is all you get. If you are unhappy, change the government. Guess what! The same old Rajafucksas will come back to power. Forget about human rights then! Pick your choice – the devil or the deep blue sea!

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        So are you accepting that Sri Lanka is a failed state with out hope?

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    Meenakshi Ganguly

    Human rights violations are reported from countries all over the world but reports from small & economically backward countries are manipulated & highlighted.

    Especially historical factors are given less attention as powerful countries have become powerful through human rights violations in the previous era.

    Minorities are kept as instruments to achieve their(powerful countries’) interests through the UN.

    Buddhist countries are often bullied as their people enjoy perfect freedom of thought & are against the concept of creator, the almighty.

    Example – Sri Lanka, Myanmar

    So accept the fact that UN is a failed organization & its comments on HR position of SL is bullying ,discriminative & unacceptable to majority SL citizens..

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      Real Revolution ~ “…..Human rights are violated all over the world……”.
      So is this endemic corruption. Do we ignore this too?
      Real Revolution continues ~ “Buddhist countries are bullied as their people enjoy perfect freedom of thought and are against the concept of creator, the almighty. Example – Sri Lanka, Myanmar……”.
      So you think the Junta sanctioned ‘kill on sight a Rohingya’ must be supported and lauded? The charlatan monk Wirathu says “Kill Ronhinya to defend Buddhism”. Does this sound OK?
      By the way how many Buddhists are against the concept of a creator?
      A large percentage of animal sacrifices at Muneeswaram Temple call themselves Buddhists.

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        K Pillai: some of what you ave written is mis informtion.

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        K.Pillai,

        Let by gone be by gone. Why try to dig up the past? Why can’t we focus on the future and try to uphold the human rights of the people still alive today and the people that are about to come in the future. Digging the past will only increase the mutual hatred between the two groups of people.

        Don’t you want to reconcile? I don’t know how you would achieve reconciliation by supposedly imprisoning or hanging so called Sinhalese murderers? Do you want the Sinhalese submission?

        (The concept of creation is just purely a human myth. There are no creator to this universe. Even Lord Buddha had said to refrain from looking for the origin of the universe as it is beyond the human understanding.)

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          Shenali

          “Let by gone be by gone.”

          Let the victims or their kith and kin come in front of a independent impartial credible commission tell the world “”Let by gone be by gone.” only when they have access to truth. Many in the North East do not know what had happened to their relatives and friends.

          ” Why try to dig up the past? Why can’t we focus on the future and try to uphold the human rights of the people still alive today and the people that are about to come in the future.”

          Good question, why can’t the state let the people out who have been wrong fully detained in the prisons without access to legal process for a long time?
          Why can’t you let by gone be by gone in the case of Bond scam, which alleged to have taken place about 600 days ago? Why can’t we let Duminda and other serving criminals out of the prison because the crimes were committed in the past?

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            Native Veddha,

            First off their is no independent impartial credible commissions in the world to investigate anything. This fact must be understood by Tamils. Secondly. There is no possible way to determine who killed who and how people got killed during the war time. Tamils must understand that also. Therefore, the best possible thing to do is to forget the past and move on.
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            People remanded for terrorist charges cannot be granted bail without due process. It is an issue of national security. National security comes above anyone’s personal opinions.
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            There are solid proves available to who did what in the bond scam. It is not shady as to what happened during the war and who killed who. That’s why the bond scam cannot be let forgotten. Same can be said to Duminda. He was convicted for his crimes and he pays it by serving his term. Why do we want to let him out.

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    Born liars from top to bottom

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    In other news making headlines Chief Minister of the Uva Province has made a tamil teacher to kneel down.

    My3 has a rusted sword which cuts only one side that is the UNP.

    Bring in the foreign judges

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      Rohan Gunaratne

      This’s controversial

      This humble teacher has probably knelt down to make an apology or to deny something, a humble way of doing it of Hindu people.

      Opportunity minded politicians are turning it to their advantage, taking the teacher for a task promising many or on racial ground.

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    So, how much LTTE rump is paying this HR person Meenakshi Ganguli. LTTE is paying Sri lankan UN/UNHCR office.

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      LTTE rump can do sh**. This is Norway’s doing. They are sad and angry the sinhalese defeated their imperialistic plans

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        sach the stupid

        ” They are sad and angry the sinhalese defeated their imperialistic plans”

        What is imperialistic plans.
        A few days ago Dr Gotabhaya Rajapaksa (DSc) told the media it was Hindia which helped this island to defeat LTTE.

        Here we go round the mulberry bush,
        The mulberry bush,
        The mulberry bush.
        Here we go round the mulberry bush
        On a cold and frosty morning.

        This is the way we wash our face,
        Wash our face,
        Wash our face.
        This is the way we wash our face
        On a cold and frosty morning.

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          When I talk about Norway and their imperialistic plans how does your Hindia came into the pic?
          Yes we got your Hindia for our support. Your tamils in real tamil homeland also supported us…so? :D

          See we royally fd you

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            sachooooooooooooo

            “When I talk about Norway and their imperialistic plans how does your Hindia came into the pic?”

            Any fool can know. The point is to understand.

            ― Albert Einstein

            “Yes we got your Hindia for our support.”

            Did you really?
            It was Hindia which hired mercenaries from your people and your Tamil brethren to do their dirty work in this island to protect their interest, first the LTTE and then the Sri Lankan armed forces.
            By the way its not my Hindia but your long lost cousins.

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              it is that you cannot still accept that you ‘ highly intelligent Tamils’ were defeated by ‘stupid Sinhalese’, so you invent theories to massage your bruised Tamil egos. Sinhalese did not do that the Hindians did it, CHineses did it, People from Mars did it, other wise how did those stupid mongrel race defeated us the HIGHLY INTELLIGENT TAMILS?

              right, listen fkr, I as a Sinhalese do not care how many TAMILS were massacred by IPKF, how many TAMIL women were raped by them. For me every tamil is an invader who demean our Sinhala people and culture in our homeland. I do not even need reconciliation with racist nutjobs like you.

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                sach

                “it is that you cannot still accept that you ‘ highly intelligent Tamils’ were defeated by ‘stupid Sinhalese’, “

                Stupid moron, both you and your Tamil brethren are stupid too.
                You stupid moron bring in the foreigners to grope you and you really enjoy watching/hearing them being groped and raped. What a wonderful moron you are.
                I needn’t prove your moronic behaviour, its there in the open free for every one to see.

                By the way are you disappointed Hindians didn’t approach you? Probably you would have paid them for their love and cuddle.

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      Jim shitty the dumbo, everything has something to do with the LTTE rump? Jackass your uneducated stupid foolish empty head is at it again.

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        This has EVERYTHING to with LTTE

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          Sach’ithanantham, I neither speak your language nor understand it. Try to write something coherently and we can have a chat.

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            I dont write anything here to have a chat with tamils..

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              Sachi, you cannot even spell your own dumb name.

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                who cares idiot..

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              Sachi……….you responded to my comment and I am a Tamil………………….hahahahaha idiot!

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                yeah i cared…lol..what a brilliant Tamil

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                  Sachooo the donkey, you keep responding to me fool. Why is that?

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      Jimmy the Dumb S..T..LE
      So whenever some top official from the UN rights body raises issue about not implementation of some resolutions.

      You shout from the roof top like our Sillysena that LTTE is paying, what nonsense cant you see the ground reality. Innocent people want Justice!

      Justice has been delayed obviously Justice has been denied.

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      Jim softy Dimwit

      “So, how much LTTE rump is paying this HR person Meenakshi Ganguli. LTTE is paying Sri lankan UN/UNHCR office.”

      If LTTE was paying UN/UNHCR to get favourable actions, how much did the Sri Lanka/Dayan/Gota pay them for a favourable resolution at UNHCR in June 2009?

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      Jimbo the dumb arse, how much did MR pay Thamilchelvan through Tiran Ales and Basil in the Vanni jungles? Rs180MM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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        Tamil from the North,

        For what? To get killed?

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          Shenal, for what?

          TFN: to prevent the Tamils from voting for the UNP so that the bastard MR could win and pillage the country.

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    Sri Lankan Govt is busy addressing a more pressing and critical issue; Stopping women from buying and selling Alcohol.

    All these war widows (Tamils and Sinhalease alike) need protection from alcoholism!!!!!!.

    HRW you should commend the Sri Lanakan Govts action to ensure that the Women including war widows don’t spend their handouts on alcohol. !!!!!!

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    Sri Lanka protected everybody’s human rights by defeating the LTTE. There cannot be anything beyond that.

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      Yes, yes, Buddhi Perera, let’s repeat it at ad nauseum becuase there can be no doubt that the Tigers (taken over-all) were a nasty lot. A great achievement.

      However, towards the end of the War, with defeat clearly facing the Tigers, our guys gave vent to all their pent up sadism. That response can be explained, not excused. Those excesses must be acknowledged, even if they go unpunished. they must not be repeated.


      The defeated in a War, rarely have any rights restored to them. That just happens to be fact. But it is immoral.

      We ought to have risen above that. We are now paying for it. I’m convinced that Sirisena had NO HAND in excesses, but now doesn’t have the courage to investigate. The others are much worse. Guys like Ranil Wickremasinghe have no concsience. See what he says about the Bond Scam. No remorse.


      Sarath Fonseka was an efficient soldier, who tells the blunt truth. He’s one of the few in the government who has stated that women should enjoy all rights that men do. He would allow women to purchase liquor.

      Personally, I’d like to see an end to liquor, smoking, drugs, gambling. There should be no need for prostitution. But again you see it. The women are harrassed, the men go scot free. Why don’t we have the courage to reform MMDA, even if Muslim men object? No girl below 18 should ever be enslaved in to marriage.

      Why not focus on such things, Racist Buddhi? Instead you attack the softest of targets.

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        you are a waste of oxygen. The definition of Sinhala idiot

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          sachooooo, waste of oxygen? Maybe so, but you an absolute waste of human feces

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      Buddhi Perera

      “Sri Lanka protected everybody’s human rights by defeating the LTTE. There cannot be anything beyond that.”

      Why did the state defeat JVP twice?
      Why did JVP use extreme violence twice?
      Was it justifiable massacre?

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    The Sirisena government is being run to please the armed forces in the north and east. All businesses are taken over by armed forces through tenders being given to them without advertisement.
    All of a sudden, the Archaeology department is finding that sites of ancient Hindu shrines are on sites of earlier Buddhist shrines without any evidence. The trustees of an ancient Hindu shrine have been arrested and jailed without bail.

    A Hindu shrine’s ownership papers have been shifted out of the relevant state office.

    The northern Governor’s wife walked over a Hindu shrine premises wearing shoes purposely insulting and desecrating the premises while devotees were praying.
    Sinhalisation of place names goes on.
    In the President’s electorate of Polonnaruwa, Tamil farmers are being intimidated and chased away and their cattle shot dead. The farmers are unable to complain to anyone.
    Elsewhere, Sinhala fishermen occupy areas where Tamil fishermen lived, after chasing them away.

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    There is little point in blaming the UN official for doing her job. The Govt made some pledges to the UN in the first flush of electoral victory,and wanted to show the world that its predecessors are vile human rights violators. It made some bold pledges to the UN to satisfy the Tamils who voted them in en bloc, and to show the Rajapakse Govtin a bad light. It now finds that if they stick to their pledges it will erode their Sinhala vote base badly and show the govt as anti Sinhala communalists which in fact what they are. The Tamil population of SriLanka has had more than their fair share of the national cake. Their representation in govt services and in ownership of land in the traditional homelands of the Sinhalese is disproportionate to their numbers within the population as a whole. It is time to support this assertion with cold facts and which I will endeavour to provide soon.

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      Percy the Sinhalised Kallathoni Tamil Nadu Karawa fellow, what do you mean by your statement “Tamils have ownership of land disproportionate to their numbers in the traditional homelands of the Sinhalese”. Srilanka belongs to Veddhas and not you, and therefore Tamils have the same right as Sinhalese for ownership of land granted by Veddhas. The first immigrants are Dravidians who were Saivites, and Tamils are the legitimate heirs to this ancient legacy. You can only provide distorted history and myths to substantiate your claim, when Tamils have scientific proof for their claim.

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        Sakkara
        You called me a Karawe which I bear as a badge of honour. In fact I do a bit of fly fishing if you know what that is. But what intrigues me is your statement that Sr Lanka belongs to the Veddahs. Agreed. So Tamils then have no place unless of course Tamil Veddas claim.? Who cares what the first immigrants looked like, we are concerned with who is in Sri Lanka NOW. It is those who are in SL now that calls the shots. So unfortunately Sakkara you live at the mercy of the Sinhalese so better not upset them. Be careful what you say.The old boys of Royal College may not like it.

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          When you say that Tamils live at the mercy of the Sinhalese in Srilanka, you are confirming that you are an outright racist. If Tamils other than Tamilised Veddhas have no place, then Sinhalese other than Sinhalised Veddahs also have no place. If Sinhalese are upset about Tamil claim to land, then it is their problem. Come out of your Mahavamsa mind set which is being proved rubbish with new archaeological findings. Remember this situation can change, as no empire has lasted for long.

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            What on earth is a “mahavamsa mind set”,and where are the new archaeological findings? Somewhere in Tamil Nadu I guess.
            I have to agree with you that situations have to change,but remember ethnicities don’t change. You may also reflect on the fact that before too long our Muslim brethren who despise Tamils will be the the largest minority group in SL. Keep on dreaming for Eelam but be brave and show that you are a communalist who sows hatred and antagonism towards the Sinhalese. You have proved that by your comments here.

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            Dr. Gnana,

            It is not Sinhalese that have the Mahavansa mindset. It is you Tamils. You people are telling us that Vijaya came from India. Which is a direct copy of Mahavansa. So, first you have to let go of Mahavansa mindset. Indeed the new archaeological finding have ridiculed the Vijaya’s story. We Sinhalese had learnt about it more than 50 years ago. It is pity that you have still not learnt it.

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      She is NOT a UN official. HRW is an international organisation. They were started and funded by CIA and other european countries for different purposes

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        sachooooooooooooooo

        A few months ago the public racist Dayan boasted that he conducted classes for members of US security forces and exchanged views.
        What was the purpose of him dealing with Americans?
        He also boasted in the past he was doing clandestine work in India. Do you know why and for whom did he work for in India?

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          Dayan is not a racist. he revealed racists like you. Just because you call Dayan a racist because you cant bear what he says, does not make him a racist.

          There is nothing wrong with US. Even I have said that. But there is a problem with Norwegians and it is them who are manipulating the americans against us.

          Dayan has done more for the people in this country than you, he surely can boast and be proud about it

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    Government of Sri Lanka is not answerable to alien foreigners.

    PTA is here to stay.

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    Meenakshi Ganguli: HIndians are very good talking every crap while hiding their abuses. How is your country Hindia is doing in what you are talking. Do hindian Police care ?

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    There is no point in getting angry and express abusive words and rather be neutral to analyze problems with true perception. My appeal to other contributors to make this forum happy and peaceful. Innovative ideas and good words will emanate only when we are in peace.

    Good luck to all.

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    Buddhi Perera

    Please note that LTTE is adored by Tamils. It is in their heart and mind and cannot be erased. For this reason alone the opportunist TNA, UNP, SLFP candidates in North and East praise LTTE at each and every local election platforms to get votes.

    TNA parliamentarians proudly say now that their party was formed by LTTE and they follow Prabaharan’s strategy for which no other party candidates could claim ownership. I know they would not say this in south or Parliament. But this is the only way for them to hoodwink the people and gain victory.

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      yes of course, just because a people were victimized by a war does not mean they are innocent. They can be victims and Nazi racists at the same time.

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        sach the very very stupid

        Here we go again, go round in circles.

        Here we go round the mulberry bush*,
        The mulberry bush, the mulberry bush;
        Here we go round the mulberry bush
        On a cold and frosty morning.

        This is the way we wash our hands**,
        We wash our hands, we wash our hands;
        This is the way we wash our hands
        On a cold and frosty morning.

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          why? were you hurt by what I said? see..i dont care

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    UNP..And SLFP try to fool public one more time…
    Enough of blue and green for Sri Lanka.
    Only JVP leadership could save Sri Lanka no one else.

    So; vote for JVP no one else .

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      I say Sinhalese pundit you are going on and on about the JVP.
      What are the key policies of your party?
      What do you have to say to the thousands of innocent people killed by the JVP during the 2 insurrections. The families of the dead are still grieving over the loss of a loved one who was earning a living doing a lawful job. Why did your goons have to kill such people. Don’t you think Wijeweera who ordered those killings deserved to end being roasted alive.

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        Percy dated pathetic

        “Don’t you think Wijeweera who ordered those killings deserved to end being roasted alive.”

        What does the national hangman Dr Gotabhaya (DSc) who ordered the massacre of hundred of thousands of innocent people deserve, perhaps a DSc, LTTE’s gold and cash, ……………… unaccounted commissions on arms deals, ………………………. ?

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    HRW, ICG all are international orgs created by CIA for a reason. They are the newest tools of humanitarian intervention. Norwegians ever looking to be USA’s pals are just using it. ICG published a report in 2007 that a genocide is going on in SL and it is a R2P situation which needs military intervention from USA. When the government peace secretariat questioned it, rebuked its claim, ICG went to hibernization mode and toned down their reports afterwards. SL should not ignore or be alarmed of what they publish. SLG should instead attack, question and reveal what these int. organs truly are.

    These reports are totally created based on LTTE propaganda. Norwegian NGOs and their people were part of it. Even CT reported it in 2012. Later UN reports copy pasted from these intr. organisations reports. Totally unsubstantiated lies.

    UN was turned into a joke with respect to SL.

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    Why not contact the Lord Naseby and get him to intervene?

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      intervene into what? some obscure org publishing obscure reports…in this case her report is right. SL has not upheld yahapalana pledges in UN and it will NOT

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    HRW run with funds provided by George Soros.
    So whats the harm…. Soros is solving unemployment.
    Ganguly a recepient.

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      thondamannay

      “HRW run with funds provided by George Soros.”

      So there is no substance or truth in the report?
      Do you use your willi instead of brain to help your typing?

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    Rajash

    I hear mother Theresa May wished you lot a happy Thai Pongal. How much did the LTTE rumps pay the Conservative party for the 3 minutes video? Some Tamils have made Pongal inside the Westminster Parliament campus.

    Please explain your Sinhala/Buddhist friends how to get access to Parliament premises for a Prith ceremony. By the way how much would it cost?

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      Native – Mother Theresa, Canadian PM, US President all world leaders reading out Thai Pongal message. I bet They don’t have a clue what the hell its all about. it must have hit them like a Diwali fireworks. ha ha….The Hindians have Diwali so let the Sri Lankan Tamil diaspora have Thai Pongal…what stupid. idea.

      Stupid Tamil Diaspora have a short memory. None of the world leaders budged an inch when Gota was was bombarding No Fire Zone.

      The stupid diaspora get a satisfaction when the world leaders read out Thai Pongal message….while Sri Lankan Govt is slowly but steadily Sinhalising the NE…what pathetic situ.

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      Unlike Tamils, Sinhala Buddhists have a parliament of their own. So they do not suffer from mental problems like Tamils do where they suffer from excessive mental need to showcase Tamilness everywhere they go. Whenever Sinhalese go abroad, they identity, language are private matters to them.

      Tamils have this mental need, urge to show Tamilness in every continent they land. It is a mental issue. In fact SL too was victimized by this psychiatric problem of Tamils. It needed surgery in Mullavaikkal ….so everyone is not like you

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        Sach “….need to showcase Tamilness everywhere they go…..”

        there is no need to showcase Tamilness……..evidence of Tamil culture dating back to pre Christ is all over the world. ….
        unlike the Sinhalease who are planting false evidence of Sinhala culture in the North of Sri Lanka

        yes the identity of Sinhala & language is a private matter…spot on Sach…..because no one else knows about it …..!!!!!

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          Sach, such a stupid, if the current state of keeping Tamils suppressed by denying them their share of land and power, I warn you there will be a Tamil parliament of their own soon. “When Sinhalese go abroad, their identity and language are private matters to them”. This is because Sinhala is a dead language abroad, as none of the foreigners will understand if any one talks in Sinhala and there is no such thing as Sinhala identity as there is nothing original, being borrowed from other cultures.

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            So Sinhalese is a dead language abroad Sakkara? Tamil is alive and kicking. So if you go to Heathrow and greet the person at the counter with “yeppudi sokom” you are sure he won’t respond with”poda pandi Sakkil ?
            You are right the Sinhala language is a mix from Pali,Sanskrit and most importantly Hela Bahasa.No para demala input Iam afraid.Does that make you happy? You seem to be excitable so please control yourself. OK ?

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              It is not a personal problem, it is a massive mental problem the tamils on the whole suffer. They are the Asian Nazis.

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            Not only Sinhala, even Tamil is a dead language in countries abroad. That is how IT SHOULD BE. Apart from English other langauges are useless in areas EXCEPT their HOMELAND. As Sri Lanka is Sinhala HOMELAND. It is useless elsewhere. See we dont have your mental sickness to push our things on other people.

            It is the Tamils’ mental sickness that push their unpleasent language onto others and other peoples’ tolerance to that unpleasent sounds.

            You have been threatening a Tamil parliament for millenias. In a way it keeps the lazy Sinhalese busy which is good in a way.

            No one is entitled to parts of this country and create ethnic ghettos

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          so you are showcasing it so that everyone else can learn about it? See we dont have that mental sickness….that is my point.

          There is nothing called Tamil culture. What you have is Hindu culture. Tamil is simply a language nothing else.

          We dont have to plant anything to show our Sinhala civilisation in SL. Every part of SL shows that. Unlike you we don’t have to change names or pronounce names differently of other ethnicities to have a kick of nationalism.
          Every thing in SL speaks of our identity and our achievements as a nation. What do you have?

          It is this lack of heritage what has caused the Tamils mental sickness that has turned them into an Asian version of Nazis.

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          Rajash

          There is no such thing as unique Sinhala/Tamil culture in this island. Whatever these two stupid people claim as their culture were brought to this island by generations of Kallathonies from North & South India, mostly from South India.

          Their descendants believe the little islanders created their own unique respective cultures which is a complete lie and for which two stupid people have sacrificed tens of thousands of their own people.

          I see no difference between these two stupid people’s culture, largely copied from South Indian and slightly modified.

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            There is a unique Sinhala and a unique Tamil culture ( which is nothing but Hindu culture). You are saying that there is no Sinhala/ Tamil culture because you want to put down the Sinhala civilisation in Sinhala homeland. That is the real motive right?

            If you you directly say there is nothing Sinhala like Wiggie does, it would make you look like a racist, no. So strategically take a different path, saying there is no sinhala/ tamil civilisation pretending to be some peace dove, but the REAL motive is to bring down the Sinhala civilisation which this country gave birth into a status of an alien culture like Tamil. right? Well fake vadde, we get that.

            This is the same strategy where LTTE supporters used to equate a terrorist org like LTTE to an elected democratic gover like SLG

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            Moron, as I have educated you for nth times, CULTURES and CIVILISATIONS evolve and borrow from others. It is one of the cornerstones of evolution of human history. So just like EVERY civilisation, Sinhala too borrowed and evolved. That is basic commonsense, tamil racist.

            Just because you have NOTHING to show in this island as your own, Sinhalese do not need to devalue their own, and make their civilisation disappear to massage Tamil ethnic egos…

            Got it?

            And now why is that a Tamil racist like you hide behind a Vadda? which is an honorable community unlike Tamils

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        Sach “….Unlike Tamils, Sinhla Buddhist have a parliament of their own…”

        where is this Sinhala Buddhist Parliament?

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          where do you think it is?

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    Native Vedda ..”Please explain to your Sinhala/Buddhist friends how to get access to Parilament premises for a prith ceremony.”….

    Native can you imagine The world leaders like Theresa May or the Canadian PM or the US President reading out and wishing Poya Day message every full moon?

    The world leaders Thai Pongal message went down unnoticed. Except for you Native..ha ha …but Poya Day message once a month ? The cabinet may bring no confidence motion against her on the grounds of insanity.

    The British public as not gullible as the Sri Lankan Sinhala Buddhist to fall for cheap poya day holidays.

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      In fact Sinhala Buddhists are not gullible as Tamils to fall for theatrics by western governments

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        sachoooooooooooo the stupid

        Was it why Dr Mahinda Rajapaksa (LLD) desperate to deliver a lecture at the Oxford Union? When cancelled he came back with a vengeance and banned singing Tamil National Anthem at public occasions?

        Do you think Tamil speaking people are gullible enough to vote for SLPP or Clan after listening to
        Dr Mahinda Rajapaksa (LLD)’s this year Pongal wishes in Tamil?

        During 2015 elections when asked whether Tamils were willing to vote for Dr Mahinda Rajapaksa (LLD) a wise old man said to the reporter when a women smiles at a man it does not mean she is going to marry him. Its alright if you don’t get the point.

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          Yes stupid Tamil Vedda,not going to marry him, but ready to sleep with him? Is that your brilliant point?Howclever of you. Brilliant. Never expected anything so clever from an idiot like you.

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            Percy the pathetic

            “Any fool can know. The point is to understand.”
            ― Albert Einstein

            Wait until you grow up.

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          Why do you being a Tamil hide behing a Vadda? Are you ashamed of your almighty Tamilness?

          I think MR was playing politics. And we Sinhalese and probably you know it….Even I use Tamil if I go to tamil shop. It gives them a thrill and I laugh at it..and get what I want at the same time.

          No we dont think so. We dont ask their votes at all. It is simply for media..

          same applies. MR goes there to show OUR RULE EXTENDS there. We do NOT expect TAMILS VOTE.

          Realize?

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        North (Jaffna) and East were a part of the ancient Tamil Buddhist Civilization and the ancient Buddhist remains in the North and East of Sri Lanka are the remnants left by the Tamil Buddhists of the past and not anybody else. The Buddhist place names in Jaffna were in the sacred Pali/Sanskrit languages and not anything else. The Tamil Buddhists of Jaffna used the sacred Pali/Sanskrit languages in preference to Tamil in important writings (including Buddhist place names).

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          LOL who told you this? Some descendant from that Devaneya Pavanar idiot? ah GG Ponnambalam right?

          Listen buddy, SL never had a Tamil Buddhist civilsation. Even if we had Tamil Buddhists they joined the Sinhala mainstream a long time ago.

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    ” if there is to be reconciliation, first
    There must be Truth – “.
    Acknowledge wrong done –
    We.killed,raped,bombed,abducted,
    Oppressed, withheld Justice many a
    Time, from our Tamil bretheren.
    It was/is wrong.inexcusable.
    What can we now do to make
    Up to each of you, the terrible wrong
    Done?
    If we could perhaps humble ourselves to do this, then there could
    Be reconciliation..
    We.hope and pray.

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    ” a voice is heard… lamentation and bitter weeping
    ……..weeping for her children
    Refusing to be comforted….
    Because they are no more” (jeremiah.31.)

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    Is human rights and justice only for Tamils? What about the rights of the Sinhalese and justice for the Sinhalese? And is it justice for the victims these people want or are they seeking ethnic revenge for losing their dirty war waged on the innocent Sinhalese people?
     
    Exaggerated claims about war time abuses has nothing to do with getting justice for the victims or the holding the government responsible. Its all about Tamils wanting to frame the Sinhalese people for crimes unheard of. The Tamils fought a dirty war, using child soldiers, suicide bombers and during the last days of the war civilians were held as a human shield and forced to fight. The government gave two humanitarian ceasefires to let the civilians go, but the Tamil Tigers didn’t let them go. After the war everybody who died have been presented as deliberately killed by the army! Tamils talk as if the LTTE never existed i.e. they talk as if there never existed a counter military part to the army on the Tamil side and that the army has been fighting against Tamil civilians and killing innocent Tamil civilians!
     
    Surely all these socalled human rights organizations and the UN should be able to distinguish between anti-Sinhalese Tamil propaganda and what really happened, and also they should be able to distinguish between the government and the Sinhalese people. If the government has done something wrong, nobody can hold the Sinhalese people as a whole responsible. The ultimate goal of all these Tamil claims and propaganda is to label the Sinhalese people as murderers who have committed genocide against the Tamils. Surely there should be some kind of international law protecting the Sinhalese people from these horrendous and false accusations and anti-Sinhalese propaganda.

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