Monthly Archive: March 2017


Batakotte (Vadukoddai) Resolution Written By Jaffna Pinocchios

By H. L. D. Mahindapala Starting from the Dutch period to modern times, the Jaffna Tamil leadership, which consisted exclusively of the Vellalas, relied entirely on two fundamental ideologies to retain their power and privileges in the peninsula. Both ruling ideologies were defined in two separate documents. First was the...


The referendum trap

By Neville Ladduwahetty President Maithripala Sirisena’s election manifesto stated: “I will not touch any Constitutional Articles that could be changed only with the approval of a referendum … Instead of the present autocratic Executive Presidential System I will introduce a Constitutional structure with an Executive that is allied to the...


Harassing Family Members of the Intelligence Unit

His Excellency, Maithripala Sirisena,President of Sri Lanka Copy to: Hon. Ranil Wickremasinghe, Prime Minister Hon. Wijayadasa Rajapaksa, Minister of Justice Hon. Gayantha Karunahilaka, Minister of Information Inspector General of Police, Sri Lanka Your Excellency, Fervent Appeal Made by Sandya Kumari, Wife of Former Military Intelligence Officer Held in Remand for...