Sri Lanka: Deplorable threats against human rights defender

The Sri Lankan authorities must urgently take action against those threatening human rights defender Sandhya Eknaligoda, Amnesty International said today. Over recent days, Sandhya Eknaligoda, a distinguished campaigner against enforced disappearances and the wife of disappeared cartoonist Prageeth Ekneligoda, has been subject to a barrage of hate, abuse, intimidation, harassment and death threats on social […]

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Sri Lanka sleepwalking into a Rajapaksa dynasty: Prof. Sally

Sri Lanka is sleepwalking into a Rajapaksa dynasty characterized by illiberal democracy, state-dominated inefficient capitalism and ethnic chauvinism, after a failed test of good governance by an unholy coalition of left and right wing parties for three years, according to Prof. Razeen Sally, Chairman of Colombo-based think tank, the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS). Delivering […]

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MR’s group opposes special status for Northern CM, demands early PC polls

By Shamindra Ferdinando Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Chairman and top Joint Opposition spokesman Prof. G.L. Peiris on Monday (June 25) strongly opposed any special arrangement between the Sirisena-Wickremesinghe government and the Northern Provincial Council Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran to put off elections to the NPC. Prof. Peiris emphasized there couldn’t be such an exclusive […]

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‘Yellow murder mania’ –conspiracy hatched in devil incarnate Gota’s house! (video)

(Lanka e News -24.June.2018, 11.25PM)  A ‘yellow murder mania’ which is a challenge to laws , justice and pristine Buddhism  is most  dangerously rearing its monstrous head across the entire country. This  group of blood lusty yellow monsters  under the pretext of helping  the hooligan monk  Gnanassara who was in jail  wearing the ’jumper’ met […]

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Gotler Or Hitler, Two Sides Of The Same Coin

By Vishwamithra – “Democracy; the fools have a right to vote. Dictatorship; the fools have a right to rule” ~Bertrand Russell  The whole of Sri Lankan society, at least the rumor-prone Colombo pukka sahibs, went berserk when they heard a ‘sermon’ of some sort from a so-called highly-placed Buddhist Monk of the Asgiriya Chapter asking a notorious sibling […]

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