SRI LANKA: Chaos theory— connecting the dots

Aug 1st, 2014 | By

by Maheen Senanayake “No man has a natural right to commit aggression on the equal rights of another.” – Thomas Jefferson I found Mr. Upul Jayasuriya, incumbent head of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka, getting ready for the customary BASL meeting on the last Saturday of the month yesterday morning. Over breakfast I threw at

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Preface to Reconciliation -Live Telecast

Mar 27th, 2014 | By

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Luxury Condominiums for MPs While 177,959 Households do not have Toilets

Jan 22nd, 2014 | By

By. S. Skanda Government has decided to construct a luxury high-rise condominium at Thalapitiya with all amenities to provide housing for parliamentarians at Thalapitiya. The project is estimated to cost Rs. 6 billion. That parliamentary complex too is to be refurbished at a cost of Rs. 500 million according to the same report. The new

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Rights Now challenges the Human Rights Commission’s lame excuses on postponing National Torture Inquiry

Jan 16th, 2014 | By

Rights Now-Collective for Democracy challenged the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) to be transparent about real reasons as to why the previously announced National Inquiry on Torture has been postponed, through a letter to the Chairman of the HRCSL from the Executive Director of Rights Now, Attorney-at-Law Sudarshana Gunawardena. In the light of

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Unforgettable ! Yes, She Is !!

Sep 10th, 2013 | By

When did I first see her? In “Angaara Ganga” stage drama, was it? Or on stage at the JVP musical event called “Vimukthi Gee” (Liberation Songs)? Never mind that, but when did I first meet her? Definitely 30 years ago. My vague recollection is, I met her for the first time, when she came with

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With An Impeachment On The Kerb, “Single Issues” And Dissenting “Left” Worth Nothing In SL

Oct 30th, 2012 | By

Kusal Perera – A new Rajapaksa campaign is now given unofficial prominence. That of impeaching the Chief Justice. It was reported a few days ago, some Ministers have put their signatures at an auspicious time, last Friday. Of course it was also said the signatures were on blank paper. But, the reports indicated the signatures

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Oct 10th, 2012 | By

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