Monthly Archive: September 2017


Unbecoming of a Field Marshal – GSLF

The Global Sri Lanka Forum (GSLF) has flayed Regional Development Minister Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka for his allegations against former Army Commander General Jagath Jayasuriya. The following is the full text of the statement issued by Ranjith Soysa on behalf of the GSLF: “The statement of the Minister Sarath Fonseka...


Retain the Rights of Sinhalese Voters in the Vavuniya Region

SPUR (Society for Peace, Unity and Human Rights for Sri Lanka Inc) Reg: A 003 0777 M PO Box 4066, Mulgrave, VIC 3170, Australia Tel: (03) 97957143               Fax: (03) 97957142 Email: Website: Dear Election Commissioner, As reported in a news item ,  the universal franchise of a large number...


‘New constitution a must’: A reply to Friday Forum

By Sugath Samarasinghe   This is a response to the letter to the Editor published in the Opinion page of The Island of August 22, 2017 titled New constitution a must .   I do not agree with the opening statement of the Friday Forum which states:   “The peoples’...