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UNP Condemns Mattala Attack And Says Rajapaksas Made A Mockery Of Democracy, Civility And Decency

Full text of the statement issued by Karu Jayasuriya, Acting Leader, United National Party – Chairman, United Leadership Council, UNP

Where is law and order in this country?

Mark the day. Thursday, April 17, 2014 would go down in Sri Lankan history as a ‘black day’. Elected Representatives of the people, a team of UNP Parliamentarians five in number, comprising Ajith Perera, Eran Wickramaratne, R Yogarajan, Nalin Bandara and Ajith Manapperuma visited the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport and Hambantota Harbor projects, the twin-white elephants of this Government. They were greeted with catcalls, stones and guns by the devotees and supporters of the Rajapaksa clan in their own den. The electorate is that of the Speaker of the House of Parliament. The district is the playground of the President of the country and the visit was a basic expression of a fundamental right of each and every citizen of this country- freedom of movement. While the President, just twenty hours before this horrendous incident, was taking part in a traditional New Year Oil-anointment celebration, his goons went to work, brandishing weapons of violence and exposing to the hilt, the President’s hypocritical adherence to tradition and rituals. The Rajapaksas have made a mockery of democracy, of civility and of decency.

ErajThe team of  Parliamentarians was manhandled by the thugs of the regime, intimidated by gun -trotting Hambantota Mayor Eraj Ravindra Fernando and harassed beyond shame by those who have been brainwashed evidently on the strict instructions of the godfathers of the Deep South- Rajapaksas. Mayor Eraj Fernando carrying a loaded pistol was visible for everyone and has been seen on camera, thanks to the alertness of the media cameramen.

This is not the country we should leave behind for our children to inherit. Political power does not give this Government or any other person, civil or uniformed, any privilege to curb the fundamental rights enshrined in our Constitution. The sheer impotence of the Police Department was in vivid display. Uniformed men were reduced to being mere spectators. Good governance, transparency, accountability and basic decency were all thrown out the window.

This gross violation of societal discipline was once evidenced long years ago in a different era. Now it’s revisiting us in a much more gruesome manner and the ominous signals that these latest incidents emanate would be extremely harmful to a growing young generation.

It is with a deep sense of sorrow and nostalgia that we remember how the Opposition Parliamentarians were-escorted with serene dignity and decorum to the then emerging Mahaweli dams and reservoirs. Apparently the Rajapaksas and their cohorts don’t seem to understand the meaning of dignity and ethical behavior.

This gross violation of basic human rights of our citizens must be condemned without equivocation. It is a slap on the face of every man, woman and child living in this land. It is with a great sense of responsibility and grave duty that I ask the Honorable Speaker of the House of Parliament, who hails from the district in which this incident took place, to appoint a panel of investigators who are of eminence and acceptability to go into this callous and violent behavior of thugs and hooligans and submit the findings to Parliament. The victims were members of Parliament and the attackers were directly identified as government-sponsored ruffians.

The dishonorable behavior of the Police officers, who were present while this gross violation of human rights took place and yet were observing non-interference, is a clear indication as to what power and armor could do to shield these wrong-doers. We also condemn vehemently the remarks made by Ajith Rohana, the Police Spokesperson who has stated that if the MPs took their security details, the incidents could have been averted. The Police spokesperson has become a Government propagandist and is not only a disgrace to the Police uniform but also to the government that is merely paying lip service to democracy. The Police spokesperson is uttering outright lies and he should be made accountable for that grave misdemeanor too.

This only lends credence to allegations at last month’s UN Human Rights Council sessions that violation of human rights is a regular feature in Sri Lanka. Not only her citizens, but even the rights of lawfully elected Parliamentarians are in danger of being extinct.

It is the right, duty and responsibility of every citizen in the country to condemn this act and seek justice via the highest legislative body of the country, Parliament.

Karu Jayasuriya

Acting Leader, United National Party

Chairman, United Leadership Council, UNP

April 18, 2014

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    I think finally GonRaja got trapped this time. He has no way to bail himself out both Locally and Internationally.

    He tried to play same old comedy tricks he played on JVP and DP during PC elections and got away without any difficulty.

    But this time all in Black and white.

    It’s PAY BACK TIME for Hambanthota Gon Raja.

    WoodPecker got caught to UNP Banana Tree in Hambanthota.

    It’s time for UNP to get all their compensations from Greedy Alibaba.

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      Saman.

      “I think finally GonRaja got trapped this time”

      ” He tried to play same old comedy tricks he played on JVP and DP during PC elections and got away without any difficulty.”

      We do not know if “GonRaja” knew about it in advance.My be his GonBallo, went ahead with it anyway, and now a;; the Gona like like real Buriwos.

      If they let UNP do the visit, make story and have a report, it would not have amounted to much.

      So, “GonRaja”, “GonBallo” “Gonuruwo” or “GonHaraka” all amply describe them.

      Deja Vu…Have seen it before..

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    from his devious statement on the incident, miserable sajith does not seem too unhappy about the thuggery faced by his erstwhile colleagues – shows his low character – by parachuting to h’tota, he ruined the traditional UNP leadership in the district.

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    This is a most deplorable state of affairs! Would this ever have happened under a UNP led administration? Of course not; well, maybe. Think of the former upholders of UNP honour, now turning in their graves.

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      The UNP is no different though they pretend to be saints today and deny their past.

      https://www.colombotelegraph.com/index.php/black-july-the-jss-goon-squad-regime/

      http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2002/01/sri-j18.html

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        This Joker is trying to compare something that has no relevance to what happened at Mattala. This is the kind of nitwit who think they are intelligent but synthetic fools.

        Aney palayang pako yanda.

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          Just what I expected. When you can’t defend the indefensible, resort to foul language. This is the sort of illiterate fool that Ranil would be ashamed of.

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            For foul Buggers as this APDS, even foul language has no bearing as they are shameless. This time around buggers are caught in the nude, without their clothes, hence can not deny which they normally do with absolute impunity. Diplomacy? my foot.

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              For idiots like Gamini, an inability to write in grammatically correct English is a prerequisite to posting. Your foot? Why, it’s in your mouth.

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            [Edited out] of your nature plenty in today´s society, but Gaminis are unfortunately the rarity. That is the ground reality of the day. This nation deserves more Gaminis, Sirimals, Laksiri Fernandos, Shamini Serasinghes than the Bandas, APDSs and the like born culprits.
            Ranil is the only leader that would have all talents to lead this nation to progress. Having tarnished his image – Rajapakshes came to power, but the days ahead will surface how megalomaniac the MR himself has been. His son to creat underground net work to destroy UNP is being leaked to this day – wait and see.

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              ‘Ranil is the only leader that would have all talents to lead this nation to progress.’

              I don’t deny it. It is true. Similarly UNPers should not deny the party’s past record as reported by CT.

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                This Donkey goes on to admit that Ranil is the only leader who has talent, capability and honesty of commitment to lead this Nation to progress. He does not deny it, but try to load RW the past track record of the UNP to mislead everyone. Does he realise that all those who ruined the UNP are today sitting with MR comfortably robbing the country? Leave the Grammar aside, the man does not have the basic credentials of a learned in the first place. It is not the foot, that is in his mouth, but MR’s [Edited out].

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                  Truth hurts doesn’t it!

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    Haahahhh ado thats normal now in Lanka. 20 years ago i had a fukin Kinissa at all the time in my home town Matara. The big ones had a swards. My dady has had a Thuwakuwak. My uncle at Thangalla had a Thuwakuwak. Ado on Sundays wenn monkeys or Rilaw comes to eat coconuts , Kos , bananas and ananas in our Ranch-Chena i my father and my uncle use to shoot and it was bit normal for me. First time i used the Thuwakkuwa with a very brave mind to expose my self to fire. It was okay. I schoot the Rilawa with the help of my uncle but it went passing by. Rilawa i hate always because when i was alone with my Grand ma without my Dad and Uncle i cannot control this mad unfaithfull routless rilaranchuwa with my oldy Grand mama .But she had also a Gun. You know She made a gun from her own experience from a Janel kuura and put all kind of stuf with (pulver) rathingna dust and she blows it through a firewood and hold it direcktly to the basterd Rilawa. What a thrill. busterd Rilawa always attak me whenn i provocate dissapiers for a while. I was always fasinated as village boy from Nilwella with all kinds of Improvistionen . Bravo Oma. Oh mia della Nonna. I loved her soo much. Well comming to the point The times on saterdys and sundays my dad and my uncles were at Home. so once the rila Ranchwa came and this time i took the Gun and ask my Dad to supply the Bullet me to fire for an additional show business. He was proud about me. He fixed the bullet and i fired the fukin Rilawa who try to steel and do harm for our King-coconut crop. Elas Bastered was shot nicly and fallen from the kingcoconut tree. I was happy and that was my first shot to a bastered animal seems to be so innocent today i have a grate simpathy and understand the basik need of the Rilawa and his right to come to my crop and have a drink and eat the kurumba-made. i love Animals. But Not that kind of provocative disasteres Primates. Sometimes one rilawa okay to tolerate … all the time i canot tolarate to whole gangs and gatoos of Rila ranchu…Ado fernando or any Ado Bados of deep south has had a guns or a Galkatas. Later i found a revolver hidden by my Dad up in the roof secrdly. i was surpriced with the toy i found. It was bit heavy one. In my young times i had guns from Dewundara (Perahera time ) my dad brought to me to play with my village boys and Girls. Oha to tell you the real amunitions- the holy Bullets were found burried while i was digging a meeter Pit to put Bananas under earth to get reif. I had a rivivel in my village that time. His name was Ganjakurulla. The familybelongs to Fischmongers and very anti social. This Ahiguntikas alwasy makes trouble and spell all notorious words for a simple thing. Once the Hed of this Fischmongers came drunk Kassipu Gahala..and did a drama near by my house minimising and digrading our family. This was a basterd to me and my innocent Grand ma was angry but she was bit vice and drag me to Kussiya and kept me calm. But the sound become more and Aktions from that bustard and poison of sinhala words made my pations break and i sad my Grndma … Hey you if you do nothing now the Bustard will do it again and agan as a habbit . so i have to perform. Like Eraj or Sajith or somebody from Tangalla. you cannot let allow Rilawa to eat our crop as afakt finding mission. You guys are lost or crazy…. so as to this Primitive sinhala Fischmonger at Nilwella. I got my Gun and put the bullet and took 3 more and went out of my Housedoor and fired to the fukin Basterd.( I was a little cow boy befor i become a Ranch Thug my dad chased me to colombo.) That Fischmonger was a Rilawa to me. I had a picture in my mind. Hey it worked. Basters were dissapierd.Whole woore Gang of Gangbangs. Never ever this idot came to my home door again. I said all the villagers later if you not behave well i ll kill you all like rilawa. It was a big agony and brouht a big shame to my family. Later came Police to our village and searched for a gun.. but not found. I showed him my donra -China Guns where i play with my friends. one mad polizist wants my doublebarrel Thuwakkuwa to take. Asswhole. I would have shoot him today cause Polizists of Sri-Lanka does not have a reputation and respekt from the Game Attho. Say frankly not in down-South. With a police man you never go for a meal even though he is your brother.I was cleaver than a rat. My grand ma put the real-gun in to that pit wherte Banans were. I was lucky. But Friday my Dad came home and got the news. Saterday he punisched me brutally. Mondy i he chased me to Matara where my dads Uncle was. Then to colombo.
    What i want to say Ado fernado and Ado Ados & Bados ….in deep south it s normal thing to us to have a gun and fire. Its only 5 Eliments. At the age of 12 i did a bravery. I could not fire to Tigers in the Jungle or my Dad never allowed me to join Sri-lanken special Forces eventhough i ve been selected secretly.Its not a big mess man whole life full of adventures eventhough i had days i have to run on Hunger..Eraj may have performed as to a joke for a nasty provocation done by Colomo Idiots Fakts Finding Digging work…So now it seems to me like Rila ranchuwa aus Colombo or like that Fischmonger Gang Bang. Sajith may have done the same in different manner. Its a childhood aktion ooy. Sri-Lankans do never posess real Intelektual dedicatedPoliltitions. They all are currupted driven by full of ego Homo Canibals. So that performances are seen long in the politikal areena of domestic politiks and customs of sri-Lanka. simply its not like in Mexico . what i exposed in Mexico in my Holiday was a brutal and nasty. But i knew i was from Nilwella-boy .. Death is born with us. Cause no opertunities and mal teratments from colombo highclass bougious cheety has stolen all our vots telling talls and lies. Falls promisess and mis guidence. As a joung chap i never want to belive JVP UNP or any. I could have a Trust only my self cause i left this beautiful devine Down South duto UNPers and JVPers. Not because of Tigers. I love them to shot. Sri lanka is becoming slowly an El Salvador if Cassippu Unnehela comes to do Politiks. Remember its not 80 s or 90 s … 21 Century. All in all 5 ELIMANTS.

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      Have you thought of getting your stories published?

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    [Edited out]

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    Azath sally Challeges BBS .

    BBS accuses Colombo Telegraph as platform for Minister Weerawanse,Hakeem,Dilan,Risard & vasudeva ..

    what does CT think of this?
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    http://youtu.be/I3h0theH
    http://youtu.be/un-MBEHhbws
    3sQ

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    UNP is reaping what it sowed by thug Premadasa and his cohorts, more to come and eventually the rogue brand of UNPers of sajith variety will be perished.

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