25 August, 2019

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TIMES NOW Debate On Isaipriya Killings, War Crimes And India’s Participation In The CHOGM

In a debate moderated by TIMES NOW’s Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, panelists — Dr Subramanian Swamy, Leader, BJP; Dr E.M. Sudarsana Natchiappan, MP Rajya Sabha, Congress; Dr Dayan Jayatilleka, Former Diplomat & Amb to UN at Geneva; Dr Ezhilan Naganathan, Founder, Youth.org and TKS Elangovan, MP Lok Sabha, DMK — discuss whether, new video puts a question on Sri Lanka’s war crimes record. Will this affect India’s participation in the CHOGM?

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    India should stay away from CHOGM which should be shut down! The British Imperialism celebration party should be disbanded..
    Commonwealth of Nations has NO use in the world, whether or not Rajapassa, whose troops are accused of war crimes and raps becomes its next head..
    CHOGM is a celebration of British Colonialism that covertly supports third world MILITARY DICTATORS. The Rajapakse DEEP STATE – a land grabbing and tree-cutting military dictatorship with a facade of democracy is getting a massive boost from this useless CIRCUS called the Commonwealth.

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      and Raps? What do you mean? SL Army has Rap music?

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        You croak in no time putte.

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      Prassana

      TIMES NOW Debate On Isaipriya Killings, War Crimes And … other crimes

      “In a debate moderated by TIMES NOW’s Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, panelists — Dr Subramanian Swamy, Leader, BJP; Dr E.M. Sudarsana Natchiappan, MP Rajya Sabha, Congress; Dr Dayan Jayatilleka, Former Diplomat & Amb to UN at Geneva; Dr Ezhilan Naganathan, Founder, Youth.org and TKS Elangovan, MP Lok Sabha, DMK — discuss whether, new video puts a question on Sri Lanka’s war crimes record. Will this affect India’s participation in the CHOGM?”

      Please include the other crimes, bedside the crimes committed by the SL Army such as

      1. The expulsion and massacres of Muslims by LTTE

      2. The massacres and expulsion of Sinhala and Muslim Villages by LTTE.

      3. The massacres by the SL Sate or its indifference for the killing of Tamils.

      4. Put up a war memorial, like the Vietnam War Memorial, and include all Sr Lankans, Tamil, Sinhala, Muslim, Malay and Burgher who were killed due to the Sinhala Buddhist Racism. Tamil Racism and Religious Intolerance both inter and Intra.

      One cannot cure an alcoholic, or racist unless they admit and are exposed.

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        Absolutely. “Racists Annonymous” is what we need.

        Millions of Sinhalese and Tamils need a cure from racism. Tamilian secessionist monkeys in Tamil Nadu are potential candidates for membership too.

        Cheers!

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    Would appreciate if you could kindly provide the links to the debate.

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      Folks

      I have never seen a dabate like in my life except in the fish markets in 3rd world. Is this a common Indian thing to interrupt or talk over the other party? All of those participants appear to have doctorates or some sort of education but now willing to listen to the other fellows. Only Dr. Jayatilake adheres to the rule and demonstrate some disciplines.

      The biggest idiot in this forum is the presenter himself who breaks his own rule. One one this time – could say “Bulls in a china shop”

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        QQ “Bulls in a china shop” QQ

        Chinese were born with 8 chopsticks.

        Is it for 1.3 billion to being heard?

        Then it’s great for democracy isn’t it?

        Gota “Booo”tha

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          Javi Pavi

          And with a small Malli like yours.

          If you cannot contribute to a forum positively please stay away until you complete your evening English classes. Got it?

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            (゜゜)~ And with a small Malli like yours(゜゜)~

            Bogeyman your specialty is pigeon English? ●~* ●~*

            I only work on the black notes. ;^)

            Go sit on a box of razor blades Biscuit Boofer. O:-)

            I’ve a Big Un (o|o) (o|o)

            0:3

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        1: Dr Subramaniam swamy :- wheeler dealer, no one bother about him. Just a clown. You pay him he will shout anything on behalf of you.
        2: Dr Dayan You all know him well, another sprinter. Waiting for another High or Long jump.
        Others bloody nutters….

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          Subramaniyam Swamy is not a clown…

          He is an agent of the western intelligence who has been involved in over throwing the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty for the past 40 years. He has been mentioned in the Jain commission report for having involvement with the Rajiv Assasination along with many other Indian stakeholders who are still at large. Whenever the Sri lankan Tamil or Rajiv Assasination issues takes the centre stage in India, he always takes or welcomed to the limelight.

          Now, he is the BJP’s candidate for the 2014 Indian general elections and if BJP wins, he is likely to hold a powerful cabinet portfolio if not deputy prime minister, running India. God only knows what is in stock by design!

          We think our leaders are elected by populace but the truth is they are selected and appointed by powers that be to execute planned agendas.

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            “Subramaniyam Swamy is not a clown…”

            An old Croak and dagger agent!

            Hatred boomerangs!

            Within the year tit for tat style

            SL President Preme assassinated by SP RAW !

            “he is likely to hold a powerful cabinet portfolio if not

            deputy prime minister, running India.”

            Mori’s disciple “Auto Urine Therapy” SS like Jagjivan Ram easy come easy go, go!

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        Surely.

        Debate moderator runs a “stinking fish market auction”. Not a serious debate about a grave matter.

        Made in India for you. They make the world laugh. Not only at India. But, the whole of South Asia.

        Only DJ debates in a collected way. Whether you agree with him or not.

        Cheers!

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    Good riddance to bad rubbish.

    Any Tamil nationalist dead is good for SL.

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    It’s a pity that people and organizations have to protest unsuccessfully to urge leaders to uphold Commonwealth principles when CW leaders instead of being exemplars flout it without any compunction!

    This shows the stature of the CW leaders, and in tun that of the Commonwealth itself.

    Commonwealth has turned out to be worse hypocrites than the UN.

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    I have a gut feeling all these fellows with anti-Tamil bias are carefully chosen by the organizers of the debate.

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      Thiru

      I am not sure they are anti-tamil but surely anti-LTTE. They can still remember the killing of Rajiv by your beloved LTTE.

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    https://www.colombotelegraph.com/index.php/comments-policy-2/

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    DJ:“I am not saying that the rest of it is not true.”

    perplexed at the last drip,Naga; My question is…?

    DJ: That’s not true I was serving in Genève at that time
    and the ICRC was very much there. (A liar should have a good memory)

    Classic DJ beginning to belch and fart .

    Attempted murder of Rajiv by Sri Lankan soldier Silva.

    Assassination of Rajiv by VP ltte on the orders of President SL.

    SL President assassinated by Amu Amu RAW.

    to clue this you don’t need to be a wise owl ?

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    Has Dr. Jayatilleke got on to the lap of the President again. Contrary to what he has been writing all these days his interview on this he seems to be contradicting what he has been preaching all this time. Has he got a new post or is he going to participate in the Commonwealth meeting as a representative of the Government? I now remember all those who wrote in the past that Dr. Jayatilleke is an opportunist and at that time I thought he was not, but now I am proved that I was wrong.

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      Rajapakses have bought and kept 100 odd ministers, Sharmas, Swamys, Lords and many others locally and overseas.

      If they want they will get DJ, if he has any residual use left, for the MahaRajahs of Sri Lanka to enjoy power and prosperity. It is simple as drawing from the state coffers, it wont hurt the rajahs pockets.

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      Well, no, actually I have been invited to speak at the Commonwealth Peoples’ Forum, a civil society event. Sorry to disappoint you guys.

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        If you were consistent with your views, you could say no even though youhave been invited ? What caused you to deny the invitation ?

        I truly believe that CW summit event would be the regime´s waterloo.

        I have got toknow from few Africans that their states would truly raise more questions why MR administration seems to be not making genuine efforts on people´s human rights, law and order issues and the manner how the former CJ was impeached. Latter was consitutional or unconstitutional and more about the prevailing situation in thecountry.

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        Will you be saying the same things you mentioned in this clip protecting the Rajapakse regime, or will you speak the truth? Also you have not denied that you have not jumped on to the lap of Rajapakse!

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        And did Gota pull strings to get you that assignment?

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        And do you want us to guess how you got that assignment? That would be easy: wouldn’t it?

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        QQ “Sorry to disappoint you guys. QQ

        A frog-horn:croak, croak…!

        Oh, you’re just playing too much croquet!

        Vennila Veedu DJ

        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18yCwJxxRj4

        Ö Ö Ö 0:3

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        Good on you dayan.

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          Whey hey! You are proposing to the school cleaner that had a Freudian slip and foxed Naga.

          He has surely swept you off your feet then keeps on running till he gets a stitch.

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    subramaniam swamy is [Edited out]

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      Exactly Like you Rama

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    DJs point of 30-40 yrs. for conclusion of Inquries in War crimes is a
    thing of the past. In the current case photographic evidence has to
    make it quicker and authentication is only if an Inquest is commeneced
    on the allegations. If the “before” and “after” clips are to be brushed
    aside by GOSL, they are doing so with impunity, whilst bleating that
    they have nothing to hide in a war-without-witnesses.

    S.Fonseka should have been invited in place of DJ, for a balanced
    debate.

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    Sub Swamy has no shame or conscience in defending the atrocities of the SL military. He goes on about authentication of the video clip but the previous “No Fire Zone” clips were authenticated by UN appointed experts and Swamy has not uttered a word about it. The only response he gave to the brutal murder of Isaipriya was ask if the clip had been authenticated. I don’t know why Swamy is given a platform to talk as he has no influence over anything or anybody in India. The man is a paid talking head – you pay he talks.

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    Dr,J is an outright liar. When red cross gave the coordinates of their location the army and navy started bombing those places and the red cross had to leave. How can Dr. J say that red cross was there during the entire war. Shameless liar. He has once again become a paid servant of the regime.

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      The visas for the ICRC were issued with no obstruction by the Mission which I headed at the time. There were many dozen such visas. I was also in touch with ICRC head Dr Jakob Kellenberger and with UNHCR Antonio Gutirrez, former Prime Minister of Portugal. Both organizations were on the ground.

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        No doubt, that your arguments focusing on LLRC and the advantages of the summit all are acceptable. But do you think how many among the ruling bunch would bear the same views ?

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        “On the ground” somewhere else in Sri Lanka but not in the theater of war in the last stages of war, and not in Mullivaikal.

        War criminals and their defenders like you assume that their repeated obfuscation and lies will somehow make the issue go away; that people will get tired and forget the issue. We will see about it.

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        You are once again trying to cover up. Just because you issued or arranged for the visa and then started bombing the places where they were camped was it genuine honest permission to ICRC to do their job? ICRC was in Colombo but the war was conducted not in Colombo. Why don’t Dr. J be honest to yourself first. Come out and say we all need an independent public international inquiry for the atrocities done by the government, army and LTTE. Please don’t call me a diaspora LTTE supporter, I am not I am a Sri Lankan and a proud one.

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          Dr. J is a straight faced liar that the state has bought and paid for. He has no choice other than to lie and slip off of direct questions.

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        DJ,
        Isnt it Gota was to inform the ICRC and UN that they cannot guarantee the safety of them during he war and both the UN and ICRC had to leave immediately as we witness in a earlier CH4 video that shows the civilians are crying and plead for them not to move out,

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          I was wondering why a Chinese person would be commenting on CT, took me a few seconds to grasp your name.. LOL..

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        Dr Dayan Jayatilleka

        Public forums are for intellectually honest persons who can be relied for their principled positions.

        You have gone past your sell by date.

        I suggest you make a dignified withdrawal from public forum.

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          Who the heck are you telling DJ to withdraw from public forum. Is it your LTTE tack-tick that is used here mr. Umcivilised.

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            (゜゜)~ Who the heck are you telling DJ to withdraw from public forum(゜゜)~

            You got your socks on inside out because

            there are holes on the other side.

            Gota “Booo”tha…Gooo yak.

            (o|o) (o|o) star ☆彡^5

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            hadagamba

            “Who the heck are you telling DJ to withdraw from public forum.”

            Haven’t you heard about me you thumb sucking silly little fellow?

            “Is it your LTTE tack-tick that is used here mr. Umcivilised.”

            What is LTTE, tack tick?

            What do you mean by uncivilized?

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    Why dos the media give any time to this [Edited out] swamy. This AH strives for publicity.

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    To all those who ask “Can we ignore this footage?” I say YES. You certainly can. Why, because you ignored so many others that came before this (see just a few below). At the time you saw no evil in them. In fact you endorsed them. They were all acceptable for the “Tamil cause”. Now suck it up.

    These are not attacks that killed one women who is a suspected terrorist. These are attacks that killed dozens of civilians men/women/kids returning from work/school. Women, children and infants were killed in these attacks too. Did anyone in Tamil Nadu care about them. NO. There were never broadcast on channel 4 then and have not till now and never will. None in Tamil Nadu or any where else in the world thought they were worth looking into. And now they cry for Isaipriya. Bastards!

    Bus and train bombings carried out by LTTE (Piliyandala, Dehiwala, Nugegoda, Dambulla, Polgolla, Colmbo Fort, Mt.Lavinia, Katubedda) during Eelam War 4. Every attack killed dozens of civilians. All civilian targets. No military/police or government facilities/personnel anywhere near attack sites.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5AFjs03CJYY
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FoG23iR3tdc
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEPtfImPZHI
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8u9AMaYDdzE
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P96ldHXqArk
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DpD153VfZYY
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SvvR9VaVH8U
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cje8SPPfBis
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fPqXchKM42I
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmA8bCHOZkw
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XXYVJdKDlI
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5SPRe_4t3uQ

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      May be all reactions of u r Sinhala Buddhist barbarism aganst tamil people….man Sinhala brutality against tamls 65 year history….learn learn….

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        Then accept Isipriya is only another terrorist woman

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          “only another terrorist woman”

          Hey sour puss! QQ A catastrophe??

          I got a bone to pick with you. ~゜・_・゜~ 

          I’m puss-able!

          0:3

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          kris

          “Then accept Isipriya is only another terrorist woman”

          She was a member of LTTE which thrived on terrorism. While LTTE was running its stupid de facto state MR rewarded him illegal contract and paid him handsomely for services rendered by VP.

          Premadasa and its army on the other hand kept those terrorists going, with funds, sanctuaries, medical facilities, political and diplomatic cover, ……………

          Aiding and abetting terrorism and money laundering is illegal only when it doesn’t suit the stupid Sinhala/Buddhist state and its leaders.

          Could you grow up a bit.

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    georgethebushpig – Please click on “TIMES NOW’s Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami” in the first line of this piece to view the video

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    Wonderful Drama by “Times now”. DJ is as usual a bloody liar.

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    Guys,

    Remember that Dayan will kiss anyone’s posterior as long as he gets a recall to Geneva 2014 !

    As far as Dayan is concerned, everything revolves around this !

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      Dev

      “Remember that Dayan will kiss anyone’s posterior as long as he gets a recall to Geneva 2014 !”

      Did he kiss posteriors of EPRLF leadership (Perumal, Current Leader Suresh, Pathmanaba) and Premadasa?

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    WOW, what a village market. Dayan was the sane voice.

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      “was the sane voice”

      Right and wrong are relative terms!

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    I disagree with Dayan’s positions, but I could not help but be impressed by his performance. He was composed, articulate and never lost his cool. Contrast this to Dr Swamy who is actually a very well known pundit who has been on international new channels such as Fox News. DJ was on a class of his own. I also noticed that he wore a black Nehru collared shirt instead of his standard shirt and tie, in order to pander to the North Indian viewers – nice touch! I had this same surreal experience of being impressed by someone I fundamentally disagreed with, when I watched Rajiva Wijesinghe debate Steven Surkur on BBCs hardball. Steven was extremely aggressive, yet despite having to defend the indefensible, Rajiva deftly parried everything thrown at him and even got in a few blows of his own!

    Dayan as a professional diplomat is doing his best to defend his former employer (and his country). I couldn’t help but think to myself “Thank god this guy is not the president of the country, he may actually convince everyone that May 2009 was ok!”. The Rajapaksas, especially Gothabaya, are an easy target because they have zero self awareness and are blind to their own bigotry – they do not understand the way the world sees them. It is far easier to caricature them as villains. In the end, VP made the right choice in selecting MR over RW all those years ago. I don’t think the West would have ganged up on RW the way they have on MR, because like Dayan or Rajiva, RW would be seen as one of their own.

    I think it is inevitable that the truth is revealed despite Dayans best efforts, and that it will lead to an independent NE. I don’t think this will be an end, but a beginning. It won’t be a moment of Joyous celebration, but a moment of quiet reflection, because the Tamil people, and anyone who loves the NE, will have the extraordinary burden of building a country and a society that’s worthy of the memory of Isaipriya. She gave everything she had for the dream of freedom. Even after her death, she is sacrificing her dignity (The whole world has now seen her naked body) in order to advance the cause of freedom.

    I hope that the NE will be free of the Xenophobia that has plagued SL since independence, and becomes a meritocracy. Maybe they will even recruit the Dayans and Rajivas of the world, by asking “The war is over man, will you come and bat for Trinco now?”. If that happened, I can guarantee that DJ would do a first class job for them.

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    Navin,

    LTTE has chosen those incidents just to react what happened to Tamils in the northeast. My view LTTE has reacted to the state terrorism of GoSL. You may not aware thousand Tamil civilian were killed by Army, Navy and Air force during the war. The list may be many time bigger than what you have listed

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