Monthly Archive: March 2013
India demands Sri Lanka holds a “credible investigation”. Sri Lanka must oblige India. That investigation must cover two important aspects. Firstly, it must cover India’s role in creating, training, financing and supporting the LTTE as a terrorist movement and India’s war crimes committed on Sri Lankan citizens by the IPKF.
As a rule, living in Sri Lanka means encountering some of the friendliest people on earth. But since the civil war ended in 2009, it must be said, there is a startlingly consistent loathing for India, and a doubled such loathing for Tamils from India.
Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa today said that certain powerful countries and their allies are blatantly employing double standards when dealing with Sri Lanka.
Mar 21, Geneva: The resolution against Sri Lanka adopted by the United Nations Human Rights Council today is potentially damaging the regional relationships and South Asian Solidarity, the country’s Special Envoy for Human Rights Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe said.