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Unprincipled Or Scared: Eran Exposes Witch-Hunt Against Scribes, Lawyers And Cops; Condemns Silence Of Their Peers

UNP Lawmaker Eran Wickremaratne last night raised serious questions about the silence of professionals as the Government engaged in witch-hunts against their peers in a hard hitting speech in Parliament about the political transfers of police personnel and the attempts to frame journalists and media professionals for faking the abduction of Swiss Embassy Staffer Garnier Francis.

The Government was pushing the line that the abduction of a Swiss embassy worker was fabricated by three professionals – all of them people who have refused to bow down to threats and intimidation, Wickremaratne told Parliament, using time during the debate on the Airbus corruption scandal.

“The CID and the Government wants us to believe that former Sunday Observer Editor and New York Times journalist Dharisha Bastians former CID Director Shani Abeysekera and former Lake House and Hilton Chairman Krishantha Cooray a former working committee member of the UNP all got together to mastermind this fictitious abduction,” Wickremaratne explained. “They didn’t stop there. They went after the telephone records of Dharisha Bastians, Krishantha Cooray – a well known media personality – using the excuse of a criminal investigation.”

“They have said that without a shred of evidence, simply to frame them, because they did not bow to threats and intimidation,” he said during a speech in Parliament.

Blasting the CID for going into the phone records of Bastians and Cooray, Wickremaratne sought to remind the House that Sri Lanka was not a military state. “They are checking on Dharisha Bastians phone records to check whether she has made calls to the CID. She is a journalist. How can journalists practice their profession if their phone records are checked by the CID at their whim and fancy?” the UNP MP charged.

Wickremaratne emphasized that the CID must get a court order in order to go into a citizen’s phone details.

There was no doubt that the investigation was a witch-hunt, Wickremaratne said because the Government was also going after Bastians’ spouse, who was a career diplomat with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

“He was sent to Geneva two years ago – now they want to put pressure on his wife, so he has been summarily recalled without explanation and without any replacement being named. In doing so, the Government has violated Gihan Indraguptha’s fundamental rights and legitimate expectations as a career civil servant. But they are also flouting an ancient foundational principle that underpins every decent system of law in the world. – it is not a UNP policy or a pohottuwa policy – that individuals should never be punished for things that they have not done,” the UNP MP said.

Wickremaratne slammed the media for remaining silent in the face of this persecution of a journalist and her family and the Police Commission for failing to stand up for police officers like Shani Abeysekera and CI Nihal Francis who led the MiG deal investigation. He also criticized the Bar Association of Sri Lanka and its President for its failure to stand up for an attorney at law who was recently grilled by the CID.

“It is not just that the Government is targeting and persecuting professionals. That is the lesser crime. The greater crime is this – that the peers of the persecuted have stood silently and not come to the defence of their comrades,” he emphasized.

“There was a time in Sri Lanka when the Government going after a journalist was enough to provoke an outcry in the media, through editorials and condemnation. I would like to ask the journalists: Are you unprincipled, or are you scared? “

Wickremaratne said not a single editorial had been written in newspapers about this witch hunt that is going on.

“There was a time when the NPC and the IGP would have stood firm against politically motivated transfers and defended honest police officers who were persecuted for doing their job,” he said.

Wickremaratne’s speech also referred to Anurangi Singh, a lawyer and journalist attached to the Sunday Observer was interrogated by the CID on February 10th about her contacts and telephone calls and for information about Bastians who was her former Editor.

“There was a time when the Bar Association of Sri Lanka would have risen up in arms if the Government got the CID to summon an attorney at law and to grill her about confidential information and journalistic sources. I would ask the President of BASL – don’t you care about what is happening?” the UNP MP charged.

He reminded the Government that during the five years that the Yahapalanaya regime had been in power, the head of the CID had never changed. “Our Government only had one CID head, who was appointed in 2012 under President Mahinda Rajapaksa. That person, DIG Ravi Seneviratne retired in 2019, under President Gotabaya Rajapaksa,” Wickremaratne recalled.

“Professionals whoever they are must be protected and allowed to do their jobs” he reiterated.

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa however was going in a different direction, he noted. “When Gotabaya Rajapaksa assumed duties on the 19th of November, the very next day he transferred CID Director Shani Abeysekera, demoted him and sent him as a personal assistant to Galle,” he reminded the House.

“Police officials must stand up for their persecuted colleagues like Shani Abeysekera and Nihal Francis. Journalists must speak out against the pathetic attempts to frame people like Dharisha Bastians for an abduction merely because she made a telephone call. Career diplomats must stand in solidarity with Gihan Indraguptha who is being punished through no fault of his own. Lawyers and the BASL must object to the harassment and interrogation of Anurangi Singh by the CID and the judiciary and stand guard against any attempt to persecute Ranga Dissanayake for having the courage to stand tall,” Wickremaratne charged.

He added that former Lake House Chairman Krishantha Cooray was a “capable and committed” man. “He loves this country and has made huge sacrifices for it. Anyone who knows him well will agree with me that he is actually incapable of doing anything illegal or immoral. As a country, whatever party we belong to, we have a duty to protect people like him,” the UNP MP insisted. (By Chinthika De Silva)

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    Bravo Eran W, for your principled stance on these utterly despicable misdeeds by this bunch of criminally Potta Pohottu Aviyathmaga clowns who are trying to rid Sri Lanka of the professionals who dare stand in their way.

    AG Dappula deL and High Court Magistrate Ranga D are to be commended by all to whom the rule of law matters. Long may they and their ilk continue to stand tall against these malignant attempts to sweep the MiG and Air Bus corrupt deals under the rug. And may all the other criminal investigations that have been launched against these bloody thugs remain open and be taken to their logical conclusion.

    If professionals like Ranga, Dappula and the original CID personnel remain strong, who knows, we might see old man MR, his sons, his wife, his randy b-i-l, his brother Basil and a whole host of his hench-aiyyas in jail before long, and while the lotus bud fades in the next four and a bit years, we can watch Gota Malli’s star too move to its apogee before he completes his term and then becomes liable to join his “raja” family in prison.

    What a huge sigh of relief we will al breathe then.

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      Eral Wickremaratne/Colombo Telegraph,

      “It is not just that the Government is targeting and persecuting professionals. That is the lesser crime. The greater crime is this – that the peers of the persecuted have stood silently and not come to the defence of their comrades,” he emphasized.”

      Do they understand per the New Tribal Rules of the Rajapaksa Mafia Tribe, that the primary objective is the self-preservation of the tribe, and any information, or action that is not in the best interests of the tribe is not approved, censored, and therefore the so-called “professionals”, have to follow these new tribal rules, EVEN if the VICTIMS are their own?

      Father Moeller, on the Nazis, Socialists, Trade Unionists, Jews and others: “When they came for me….”

      Are these so-called professionals, prostrating to the saffron clad monks, who hijacked Buddhism, installed themselves as the 3rd Gem of the Triple Gem, expecting to get to the elusive and the illusion of Nibbana of Buddha-Agama, Buddha’s Religion?

      Imbeciles, mean IQ 79 elected the tribe, and the profess have to prostrate to the monks and the tribe as well,

      A Land like no other.

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        “prostrating to the saffron clad monks, who hijacked Buddhism, installed themselves as the 3rd Gem of the Triple Gem, expecting to get to the elusive and the illusion of Nibbana of Buddha-Agama, Buddha’s Religion?”

        They do that becaue they enjoy a good enema from a well fed syringe of a safron clad joker.

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        EralnWickremaratne/Colombo Telegraph,

        Correction:

        “Father Moeller, on the Nazis, Socialists, Trade Unionists, Jews and others: “When they came for me….”

        It was Father Father Martin NieMoeller:

        When the Nazis (Rajapaksa Mafia )came for the communists ( Tamils)
        I remained silent;
        I was not a communist (Tanmil)

        When they locked up the social democrats,( Muslims)
        I remained silent;
        I was not a social democrat ( Muslim)

        When they came for the trade unionists, ( Christian Evangelists)
        I did not speak out;
        I was not a trade unionist.( Christian Evangelists))

        When they came for the Jews,( Children, women)
        I remained silent;
        I wasn’t a Jew. ( Child, woman)

        When they came for me,( the professional )
        there was no one left to speak out.

        The saffron clad monks to whom the imbeciles , mean IQ 79, prostate are spared, allowed to maintain the hegemony, per the New Tribal Rules, Vinaya.

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      Justin Case:

      I think the Horapalane came to fix those. Why they did not do it ? they did not have officials in those days ?.Or the Sirikotha committee could not select cases to prosecute ?
      Corrupt UNP came to power saying they establish FCID and they would recover the loot. People before the election were asking to establish it legally Ranil said he would. What happened. He had to answer a Qustionaire.
      CAN YOU Ew SAY YOU DID NIT GET BOPND SCAM PROFITS ?.

  • 7
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    A load of Crap.

    Eran go fix the “Gon Booru Party led by a cry baby.

    JP-uSA

  • 34
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    Well said Eran. But why were you silent when your cabinet members or really heads stopped and Removed people like Lacile de Silva was working hard to put the robbers and thieves behind bars.
    Had that not happened we will not have thieves, Murderers and war criminals will not be in power now

  • 28
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    We are living in a military state. That is what 69 million utter stupid buffoons (primarily Sinhalese) voted for. Get used to it. Poor Eran now he has got wound up. But during the RW administration no one uttered a word under orders or not from the then PM. Believing in the fairies of good governance they allowed themselves to be undermined and eventually voted out of office. What ever the professionals could do at this late stage will not amount to much. They were betrayed by the previous government by not standing up for themselves or the professionals against the scoundrels who sought to tear down this country. Eran talks about a brain drain. The exodus of the educated out of Sri Lanka began many many years ago. Soon there will be no respectable professionals left. Then the thugs, goons and murders can have a party and celebrate their achievement. Jayawewa!

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    Mr. Pastor, remember they chased you away from Moratuwa, your Evangelical masters in that Snakes of whatever country is in disarray. Our nation stands by Rev. Malcolm Ranjith’s narrative more than
    – your meaningless blabber – don’t create chaos in the country and leave the public alone.

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      Ill-ass Rumy – You don’t have a Muslim name, maybe Ill-ass sounds appropriate!

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        Mike
        To get nervous when you see a Muslim name is a Paranoia, millions around the world are affected by this epidemic and you’re one of them. It is a Satanic trigger.

        At least when you participate in a Forum like this be constructive with your points of argument if you don’t have any just click the Red and keep away without stooping so low as a street thug with your filth. Your language is simply outrageous, try to have some decency and respect to everyone in this Forum including yourself. PERIOD.

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    Eran Wicramarathne is preaching the same old crap that 225 was used to preach 5 years ago. UNP and the Yahapalanya was handed over the govt stop these injustices, and the Mahinda Chintana govt abuses. UNP-Yaahapalana said they would recover the loot, prosecute the MAFIA gangs. Sri Lanka would become the Financial hub in Asia, Technological Hub in Asia, Women would be empowered, 5000 Buddhist Temples and Viharas would be built in the North and East. Mahinda Rajapakses 4 18 billion would be brought.
    Instead, they looted the banks just within 40 days after establishing the govt. Since that day, so many other scams, legal thefts came out. But they did nothing.
    What a group of losers. You did the same. Instead of transferring officials (we do not know how many you transferred), 70 bhikkus were in jail 450 Intelligence guys, forces people were in jail. DID YOU DO ANYTHING INTELLIGENT ? Just looted the country and the Asia’s financial hub is bankrupt and the exchange rate is bottom Rs 183.
    NO SHAME AT ALL.

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      JD bugger, you are truly a loon. Building viharas to worship a man who was never a God and had no Godly powers. You crack me up you JD (Jackass Donkey).

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    If YOU want to prove those mentioned here innocent YOU need their phone records.
    You are innocent until you are proven guilty. But you are a suspect until investigations are completed.

    Soma

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      somass

      You are guilty of periodically organizing riots against minorities however there isn’t any legal system that dig into your life and find evidence to charge you and your mates in the court of law which never had the b***s to …………………………

      One day your luck might run out.

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        NV
        “One day your luck might run out”
        Gives me the creeps.
        Your Sun God used to say to us you have to be lucky always, but I have to be lucky only once.
        (Our family members took different transport to work and back)
        .
        You sold dud cyanide capsules to LTTE, didn’t you?

        Soma

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      ‘Soma’palan, when stupid people try to be smart, it is comical. So don’t try to be smart by copying and pasting things like they are your creation, you look absolutely foolish.

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    Bravo!

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    Mahasangam wants a dictator like Hitler in this modern age.
    How Thanajudden car accident ,welikada prison massacre,Rathputsalaweya drinking water protest…..the white van saga back in in different foam.
    People are in fear regardless of ethnicity.
    The masses were fooled by Green pasture US citizen.

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    Every member of the Rajapakshe family has either war crime, serious fraud or scandal involvement and most corrupt family is the MR family. They have reduced the freedom and wealth of evry citizen of this country. It is high time all the citizens got together and take off the civic rights of these parasites before it is too late.

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    Shame Shame Shame, on the Editors Guild, BASL, CID, Journalists, Professionals, Diplomats, and those corporate heads who funded the President’s election campaign. The President and his family are exposed here.

    The White Washing of Avant Garde has began. “The Ministry of Justice, Human Rights and Legal Reforms, and the Department of Prisons in collaboration with Avant Garde Group launched a vocational training programme for 5000 prisoners Island-wide.” The stage is being set and special washing machines have been bought for the big clean up. Lets see what the CID will try next with Udyanga’s case.

  • 24
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    Eran Wickremaratne

    You “sought to remind the House that Sri Lanka was not a military state.”

    It is a police/security state increasingly militarised with civilians to front it. It’s your fault as you failed to seriously take measures against the crooks, criminals, war criminals, ………… and throw them in prison and went on to lose the elections.

    It’s not that they were popular but you under Hopper Sirisena didn’t have the b***s to do whatever was necessary in a democratic state and safeguard it. Sirisena protected all the criminals saying no Ranavirus could be charged and punished.

    The island is never be the same, will be militarised entirely, all democratic “checks and balances” will be removed, and Gota has already told the legal fraternity “Judiciary should not needlessly interfere with Legislature and Executive”. Well let’s hear from Wimal, KASmaalam, Helass, Thondamany, Taraki, wannihami, ……………………… and fellow b***s carriers to interpret what Gota meant by it.

  • 13
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    Did anyone anticipate anything different?

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      AR,

      Yes, the Para1-imbeciles, mean IQ 79, who prostrate to the monks, do what the monks say, called Buddha-Agama, Buddha’s Religion, aka Para-Sinhala Para-Buddhism, were anticipating a land of honey and monks,.

      Suckers!

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    a voice crying in the wilderness

  • 19
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    Well said Eran!

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    Mr Eran Wickremaratne is a highly respected intellectual and a veteran banker having earned good name in Sri Lanka. His concern is totally understandable as he is the only UNP parliamentarian who could raise voice against the government due to his honesty. But unfortunately his leader Ranil Wickremesinghe is in a shady deal with the present government owing to his blunders to protect the United National Party’s crooks involved in many mega frauds. As a result the party is fragmented with many factions of confusions and too many infighting. It is very sad to note Ranil Wickremesinghe miserably failed to bestow more responsibilities to Eran Wickremeratne to get the best out of him to maintain UNP’s name. In today’s context even UNP supporters started hating and condemning the leadership.

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    The Bar Association of Sri Lanka is also part of the Dictator’s Mafia.

  • 13
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    I say it is more of unprincipled than scared. It is greed more than fear. The Lankan community as such has gradually decayed along with their so called leaders, who are mostly corrupt, immoral criminals. The religious heads too connived in this process and now all we have left is hatred and division. The majority public is obviously blindsided and has turned the cheer leaders of their immoral leaders. So even if the living situation improves by miracle, the immorality is here to stay. Some of us living outside, are fortunate to not get sucked into this vicious cycle. If people thought Corona is virulent the religious/communal/political viruses are much more virulent and gets carried over generations to come.

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    It is immorality. The old valued have slowly died and the country has turned immoral along with its so called leaders. That is when people refuse to learn , from their past blunders. A country as a whole is turned into a silent spectator, as though in approval, witnessing the immoral activities committed by their leaders, on a daily basis, with full immunity provided by religious heads. That is when the immoral becomes the “NEW MORAL”. What was right is now gradually replaced by the wrongs and not just the public, but the whole nation seems ok with it. This message is to be passed to generations to come.

  • 14
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    Like throwing water on a ducks back – as if the govt cares or listens. Our dumb voters will again vote for a military led autocratic govt and cut their own necks – led to slaughter like cattle.

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    what an enlightening speech made by one of the most educated illustrious Christian to the core gentleman gentle scholars ever to enter the portals of the mainly corrupt roguish criminal swabasha non-English speaking lowest of the lowest parliament of the sad shittiest sorriest Lanka
    =
    he comes from one of the greatest Christian broods ever to set foot into this much-maligned petty racist island.
    his late father the rev. Colton wickramaratne founded the assembly of god church a few moons ago and today it has become the leading and orthodox practicing Christian faith with many followers in the hundreds of thousands, there ls nov soul to offer any sort of rivalry or competition.?
    =
    Eran was a leading banker with the internationally renowned well-respected Citibank and he’s become one of the most loved darlings in the obnoxious sickly roguish corrupt parliament.
    Does this once hallowed institution very very badly need more gentle folks of this caliber.?
    =
    now let me come to the cheapest of the cheapest present pavement type ganankars govt, all they are doing at this present clownish circus of a govt is to take revenge against many an efficient honest officer
    =
    the present American kallathoni president who portrays to the whole wide world that he’s nothing but a pure vegetarian does not even consume eggs or cow’s milk has become one of the globes biggest mass murderer of the innocents including young kids in diapers.
    now he’s shitting and doing many a huja in his many a soiled amude of a flimsy see-through panty.?
    =
    his family better known to one and as the uncouth unsavory rajapuka’s are no better than this kallathoni whose uncanny traits wants many a Lankan Buddhist to take their lives by relying on the cyanide capsules very freely given to the undesirable by the great late velu annai

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    Why is Eran Aiiya is with an angry face struggling in English, when his buddy Mangal Samare gave a beautiful speech in Sinhala to defend Dr Rani’s Royal mate Dr Mahendran and even their colleagues who wrote Foot Notes to the SCOPE Bond Scam Report.

    DIG Shani, SSP Nishantha, Ms Bastians , and the Lady who was abducted, I don’t think even knew Prez Nandasena, because none of those cases they were investigating had nothing to do with Prez Nandasena.

    Then there was Ranjan Ramanayaka and UNP Hirunickers love Talks which Ranjan Ramanayaka had recorded for posterity.
    Alongside his numerous chats to Supreme Court Lady Judge and Gentleman Judge and a couple of Yahapalana Magistrates ,
    And even the CID Boss for whom Eran Aiiya has dedicated this speech.

    Although they were in chat about a lot of things to do with their own Political Mates, Political foes , their love lives, special tastes, and even how to fix court cases and jail opponents. there was nothing about Prez nandasena or any of his love affairs if he had any..

    Dr Rajitha the most powerful Yahapalana Minister spent LKR 50,000 each for two False beards for the White Van Driver and the LTTE Gold Courier.
    To present them to the Media including those Patriotic Media Dudes in Derana and Hiru .
    I don’t think Prez Nandasena was bothered about that even, although the LTTE courier told the Media that he delivered the GOLD to Prez Nandaseana”s Old Office in the Defence Ministry.

    Even our High School Grads let alone the Derana and Hiru Dudes would not have believed it, when Nande’s Office then was n the most guarded Place in Lankawe , after Mr Piraharan sent him that Suicide Bomb.

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      KA Sumanaya, Eran’s English is fine the way it is. I question your knowledge of the English language. A decent man like him bringing serious concerns this country is facing today to the surface but you decide to mock him? Look around, what your fanatic types have done to this country? What’s so funny when the country is burning to the ground? Racists on both sides will never allow this once beautiful nation to move forward. Sinhala filth in Sri Lanka and Tamil Ealam filth abroad will hold the country from moving forward. Just keep at this and we will become the laughing stock of the world, which we are not that far off.

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        Tamil from the North.

        How can Tamil Eelaam be Filth, when the new Thamil LTTE Liberation TEAM issued that statement here, thanking Mr Pompeo for enforcing Sanctions against the new President at the behest of the Eelaam PM Dr Rudrakumaran who is in New Jersey ?.

        Sinhala People whom you call the other filth at least now have a Life

        That is as a result of Prez Sirisena and his Eran , Mangala , Harin Dr Rajitha, Ranjan Ramananayaka Bathudeen , Rauf Hakeem lead UNP Government which was well supported by the whole hog the pro LTTE and Diaspora friendly Tamil Political Spectrum being booted out by the great majority Sinhala Inhabitant population.
        -.
        Just imagine Mangala Samare and Eran Wickeremasinghe and his other mates whom he has glorified here, enabled Keselwatta Kid to become the UNP President.

        Our Sinhala Buddhist inhabitants would have been worshiping only the Double Gem now , instead of their 2500 year Old tradition of worshiping the TRIPLE GEM.

        And our Sinhala Catholic inhabitants would have been scared to attend the first Anniversary Remembrance Mass for the 800 victims of the Easter Disaster from last year..

        But I would have appreciated the second part of your statement, if you included the local Tamil Eelaam lot ,who are now jostling for positions to help the same Keslwatta Kid to become the UNP Prime Minister, with the same lot whom Dr Eran has glorified in the Parliament

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          KA Sumanaya, Sinhala inhabitants? What are the Tamils? Are they simply visiting Lanka? Stop being a fool!!! The Tamils are not out to boot the Sinhalese out of the country and the 80% majority must cease being so damn insecure, it is a shame you buggers behave like small children, grow up!! Until the racist lot among the Sinhalese survive, the racist lot among the Tamils will thrive and flourish.The racists among the Tamils did not appear out of nowhere, they were a creation of the racists among the Sinhalese. LTTE? Are you bloody kidding me Sumanaya? Look around the Rajapaksa garbage, all kinds of killers from the LTTE, EPDP, PLOTE, TELO are shaking hands and standing with them. Double gem and triple gem? Now you are worshiping gems too? Remember there are many Tamils like me who are neutral on this subject but if offended with stupidity like what is flowing from your dull brain, we will give it back. I don’t believe for a day that there should be a separate state, Sri Lanka must remain a united country. But buggers like you will some or other split this nation into many pieces soon. Rajapaksas wiped out the LTTE, is this why the LTTE high command and the sole gun runner for the LTTE is living in Colombo with STF protection? How many cops and soldiers died in the hands of the LTTE, while the killers of these soldiers and cops are allowed to roam free in the country. Grow up idiot! Also stop talking like a child calling people names like keselwatta kid? What the heck is that?

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            Tamil from the North.

            I do not respond to barking noises. Yet, I was itching to this.

            You like dumb Tamils talk. Yet you still do not have your country, only a state and that is also in India probably out of sympathy to you.

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              Jimbo Dumbo, yet you could not resist the urge to make a complete idiot of yourself. You had to add to your already existing stupidity by writing more rubbish. Now you are an international idiot. Congratulations!

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    Eran Wickremaratne is absolutely right, and makes excellent points.

    Ms. Bastians was targeted, vilified, and attacked, under Mahinda Rajapaksa’s government, and all because she was doing her job as a professional journalist, and criticizing the Rajapaksa’s and their various crimes. Now they are continuing their persecution of Ms. Bastians, by also targeting her husband, a career diplomat, to make them look like criminals. Have the Rajapaksa’s not learned their lessons? Do they feel emboldened because people have got away with the brutal murder of Lasantha W? Are they so afraid they will be criticized, and their crimes exposed, that they need to hound our journalists, threaten them, harass them, and make an example of them?

    Where are the voices of their colleagues? Have they been silent because of fear, and the wrath of the Rajapaksas will be felt too? The Sirisena/Ranil government may have been inefficient, but journalists, and those who criticized them, were safe, and never targeted. These Rajapaksa’s are vicious and vindictive. The roads may be clean, but the media will be silenced.

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      Mrs Bastians Husband work in Swaziland as a Diplomat. While in Lake house, she tried her best to cover up Mangala’s $750,000 by talking about the (previously Field Marshal’s election money would have come from the same source) $750,000 China gave as election donation. Mangala appointed her to RTI saying. Do not catch us for anything. NGOs are inocent people looking for some EXTRA BUCK AND FOREIGN TRIPS.

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        A Comment full of lies, baseless accusations, and a stupid effort to demonize good people, by a Rajapaksa supporter, who is trying to find dirt where there isn’t any. What has Mangala got to do with this? His name is not even in the article. A very stupid effort in trying to take the focus away from the Rajapaksa’s vindictiveness, and vicious actions. Two names, Lasantha and Thajudeen.

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    In light of all the issues as presented by Mr. Wickremaratane, MP, who wants to give them a 2/3rd majority in the legislature? They are seeking that not for the good of the general public or for speedy development but for the sake of themselves in covering/negating all the misdeed they have commuted in the past and present! Those who are in power tend to ignore the three basic human concepts like justice, fairness and equity for their greed for power and continue to indulge in even greater misconduct!

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    Mr. Eran please grant the fact the that Sri Lankan Sinhalayas is a folk who join the masses, because they are not capable of individual thinking and acting, there are many examples in near past, one is Monks mass ceremonies, Mahameuna Buddhist sector, mass political rallies etc.
    Sinhalayas are easily manipulatable, money greedy, dishonest, lazy, egocentric, jabbering, senseless, filthy and foolish folk, in fact not excitable with out help or aid of the other. Even some they loot the grand parents pension, beat their own children to death, rape own daughters and adultism.
    72 years living on promises, no matters what happen to the country, voting the same old crooks, in both sides.
    Only thing what they can do is to eat in mases, drink alcohol over the limit, make big big patriotic talks.
    So do not expect any break off. If Buddhism did not come to Sri Lanka we surely still be undeveloped cannibals, Worse than any folk on the earth.

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    But what did Eran and his Yahapalanaya Gov do when we gave them a convincing mandate to prosecute the wrong doers. What did they do with that mandate ? They only facilitated the return of the wrong doers in 5 years to continue what they did before 2015.

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    Eran W is a man who did nothing absolutely nothing when he was in the Yakkopalanaya Government.
    He shrunk in fear at one look from his Gay Boss Ranil Wickremasinghe when this Gay Bugger was creating mess after mess. These are the bloody skunks people vote into power only God knows why.
    Eran suits his Boss RW because both Buggers are from the same stock pot inwardly crooks outwardly so called nice guys.
    Sri Lanka as a country and a good country at that with so much potential to offer will never progress in any form as long as there are bloody impotent Shaggers like Eran Wickremaratne dabbling in politics not to develop the country but to the develop the dark and Evil ways of other Shaggers like Ranil Wickremasinghe and Company.
    Eran !!!! you are the son of Pastor Colton Wickremaratne, request your father to do a Exorcism over you because people like you are taken over and ruled by dark spirits.
    Those dark and evil spirits come from Satan Worshippers like Ranil Wickremasinghe a man whose heart and mind is overflowing with evil, the darkest evil one can think about.
    Thank God you are out and will never come in again, Impotent specimen.

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    Excellent speech by Eran, well done! Will the Professionals in Media, Civil Service, Police and Justice have the guts to stand up as Eran requested? I doubt, they are all backbone less professionals. Even the Politicians of Sri Lanka will not stand against the mentioned injustice. SL today is a Military State if we like it or not. Look at all the appointments, either they are crooks who have charges against them or Military persons. Don’t we have clean honest professionals – Gota and Mahinda?

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    All this lamentation for a reporter when persons wrongly arrested and imprisoned for many years under the PTA/TID acts are still in jail, one of whom died recently after 26 years in prison without ever having seen the inside of a court of law.
    When man whose orders jailed hundreds without trials is Head of State, what can one expect.
    We have a regime cloaked in religious piety, more places for practice of same planned !

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    What can you expect from a spineless media who are singing hosannahs to the new govt and ignoring the misdeeds? Shame on them. Where are you Editors? Where are you Editors Guild? You are making a joke of journalism. Unfortunately the one true journalist was killed off. Others shd give up journalism and write fairy tales instead.

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