Yearly Archive: 2018


Protest when OMP commences operations – GSLF Australia

The spokesman of the Global Sri Lanka Forum –Australia Ranjith Soysa in a letter to President Maithripala Sirisena urged the political leaders of the country to record their protest when the Office of Missing Persons (OMP) commences its operations. The Office of Missing Persons was set up by the Yahapalana...


UN panel member challenged over Vanni death toll claims

by Shamindra Ferdinando   Former member of parliament and retired Navy Chief of Staff Rear Admiral Sarath Weerasekera has sought an explanation from UNSG Sri Lanka panel member, South African human rights lawyer Yasmin Sooka as regards sharp discrepancy in the much-touted UN Vanni death toll and the British wartime...


Ashroff’s separatist legacy is root cause of Sinhala-Muslim divide

By shenali Waduge When elders speak of good old days prior to 1980s when Sinhalese, Tamils & Muslims lived happily & peacefully together sans nomenclatures of federalism, self-determination, separatism, jihad, terrorism etc, it makes us wonder where have we gone wrong and who are responsible. In ignoring warnings that followed...