Monthly Archive: May 2017

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UNDER THE SAME SUN, THOSE DEAD KIDS FROM MANCHESTER TO KEBBITHIGOLLEWA

Rajpal Abeynayake (Rajpal Abeynayake was the former Editor in Chief of the Sunday Observer, the Daily News and the Lakbimanews English weekly.) This week’s terrorist attacks in Manchester would remind most Sri Lankan’s of attacks in buses and trains and on office blocks in Sri Lanka. All the circumstances are...

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Trust deficit in the North – Reply to Jehan Perera

This is in response to an article written by Jehan Perera titled “ Reversing the growing trust deficit in the North” published in the Island on 23rd May. Jehan Perera is a regular writer to the Island news paper and all his writings are in line with the thinking of...

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LETTER TO JUSTIN TRUDEAU- Canadian Prime minister

19 May 2017 Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau Prime Minister of Canada Office of the Prime Minister 80 Wellington Street Ottawa, K1A  0A2   ATTENTION: Kate Purchase, Director of Communications – Kindly brief the PM on this letter of utmost concern to many non-Tamil Sri Lankan-Canadians Dear Prime Minister  Justin Trudeau:...

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The Death Toll in 2009: Deceit and Myopia, International and Lankan

Michael Roberts, courtesy of Colombo Telegraph   Discussion of the death toll during Eelam War IV and the related topic of “The Disappeared” has been marked by collective myopia. Most discussions have dwelt in cloud cuckoo-land. This criticism can be levelled at the witch-hunters in the Western international order (whether UN and Western...